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December 20, 2014

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Ballard Branch : Getting to the Branch

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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.

Getting to the Ballard Branch

The Ballard Branch is located at 5614 22nd Ave. N.W., between Northwest 56th St. and Northwest 57th St.

 

Location of the Ballard Branch of The Seattle Public Library

 

Driving from the north or south via I-5:

  • Take I-5 exit 169 and follow the N. 45th St. ramp.
  • Turn left on 45th St. and stay with the arterial for 3½ miles to 22nd Ave. N.W. (Note: The arterial will become N. 46th St. and Market St. before reaching 22nd Ave. N.W.)
  • Turn right on 22nd Ave. N.W. and go north 1 block to N.W. 56th St.
  • The library is on the right.
  • End of list

Parking

Free parking is available in the underground garage beneath the building. Entrance to parking garage is on N.W. 56th St. Library and Neighborhood Service Center parking only. Violators subject to impound.

Garage hours:
Monday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

No after hours vehicle releases. Library and NSC not responsible for vehicles or contents.

 

For more information, see Parking at the Ballard Branch and Ballard Neighborhood Service Center.pdf

 

Metro Bus Information

Served by Metro Bus Routes: 17, 18, 40, 44

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Ballard Branch
5614 22nd Ave. N.W.
Seattle, WA 98107
206-684-4089

Hours:

Mon:

10 am - 8 pm

Tue:

10 am - 8 pm

Wed:

10 am - 8 pm

Thu:

10 am - 8 pm

Fri:

10 am - 6 pm

Sat:

10 am - 6 pm

Sun:

1 pm - 5 pm


Regional Manager:
Kip Roberson