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December 21, 2014


Teens : 2012 Teen Podcasts

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Library closed Dec. 24 and 25

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Christmas Day Thursday, Dec. 25.


Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog - Jan. 1

Between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 1,  the Library will be upgrading its electrical power system. During the upgrade, you will be able to search the catalog, but won't be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal) will not be available at all. SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also will be unavailable.

Listen to 2012 Teen Programs

Listen to teen author readings and Library events recorded from 2007 to 2009 by subscribing to the Library's Teens podcast or by downloading one of the audio programs listed below.


See the Calendar of Events & Classes for a complete list of upcoming programs for teens.


Audio Archive

2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012

Teen Open Mic Night

Teen Open Mic Night, March 31
Teens from all over the city show off their poetry, dance, musical stylings, and more at this teen-run event.

Download Audio (mp3) [play time: 35 minutes /file size: 15 MB]


Young Urban Authors, July 14

Celebrate newly-published local teen authors and hear them read from their writings.

Download Audio (mp3) [play time: 1 Hour /file size: 28 MB]


Young Urban Authors, July 8

Teen authors share stories and poetry depicting teen life, love, emotions and street experiences growing up in the multicultural Southwest neighborhoods of Seattle.

Download Audio (mp3) [play time: 59 Minutes /file size: 27 MB]


Writers in the Schools, May 23

Seattle high school students read their work.

Download Audio (mp3) [play time: 1 Hour 22 Minutes /file size: 38 MB]


Writers in the Schools, May 22

Elementary and middle school student authors from all over Seattle read their work.

Download Audio (mp3) [play time: 1 Hour /file size: 28 MB]


Walter Dean Myers, April 21

Walter Dean Myers explains "Why Reading Is Not Optional," the theme for his term as National Ambassador for Young People's Literature.

Download Audio (mp3) [play time: 53 Minutes /file size: 24 MB]


Audio Archive

2011 Teen Podcasts

2010 Teen Podcasts

2009 Teen Podcasts

2008 Teen Podcasts

2007 Teen Podcasts

2006 Teen Programs

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