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Library Closed Monday, May 29

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29.

 

Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog – May 28 and May 29

The Library will be performing maintenance on our catalog starting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 28 - 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 29. During this time, you will be able to search the Bibliocommons catalog, but will not be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal), SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also will be unavailable.

Ancestry Library

Trace your family history with Ancestry Library

Find your ancestors with Ancestry Library, a free online resource available on computers at The Seattle Public Library. Ancestry Library has over four billion records in census data, vital records, directories, photos and more.


Go to Ancestry Library(Opens a new window)


There are several ways to find Ancestry Library on the Library's website (www.spl.org):

  • Search for Ancestry Library in the catalog.

  • Click on the "Library Collection" category at the top of the Library's home page, then select the "Genealogy" category (listed below "Articles & Research") and click on "Ancestry Library Edition."

Ancestry Library is available only on computers at The Seattle Public Library.


View a video that explains Ancestry Library and how to use it.


Ancestry Library has many different kinds of sources, including censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, legal documents, maps and more. United States collections also include birth, death and marriage certificates and trans-ocean ship records.


For more information, Ask a Librarian or call the Library at 206-386-4636.

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
 

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