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November 24, 2015


Central Library : Friendshop

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Central Library escalator work through December

Escalators throughout the Central Library will be out of service for up to two weeks at a time for maintenance. Please use the elevators or stairs.

Library Closed Thursday, Nov. 26

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 26.

FriendShop Features Unique Gift Items

FriendShop at the Central Library in SeattleThe Friends of The Seattle Public Library operates an innovative gift shop on Level 3 of the Central Library. The shop carries items selected to interest readers and book-lovers, including distinctive custom items made for the Library. You'll also find cards, artwork and crafts by Northwest artists.



FriendShop hours are:

  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Saturday 
  • 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

The FriendShop follows the Library's holiday closure schedule.

Visit the FriendShop online(Opens a new window)

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Central Library
1000 Fourth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104



10 am - 8 pm


10 am - 8 pm


10 am - 8 pm


10 am - 8 pm


10 am - 6 pm


10 am - 6 pm


Noon - 6 pm

Regional Manager:
Karen Spiel

Book Drop Hours


  • Monday - Friday
    6 am - 10 pm
  • Saturday - Sunday
    9:30 am - 6 pm

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