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December 19, 2014


Central Library : Group Tour Request Form

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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.

Group Tour Request Form

IMPORTANT: Please be sure not to make arrangements or announcements or print materials with an event date until you have a confirmed reservation from library staff.
School, children's and youth groups (any K-12 grade age group) should not use this form.

All fields are required.

Is this organization a not-for-profit agency?
Yes     No

Number of tour participants (maximum 20*):

Schedule for Group Tours

Tours can be scheduled anytime between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Monday through Saturday.

Your requested tour times




First Choice

Second Choice

Third Choice

Are there any special accomodations needed for your group?
No      Yes

If Yes, please describe:


If you prefer, print this form and submit it via fax or postal service.

The Seattle Public Library
Attn: Events Services
1000 Fourth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104-1109
206-733-9609  Fax: 206-386-4119

* If your group has more than 20 and/or needs a time other than those listed above, please contact Events Services. Fees may apply for special tours of more than 20 participants and/or those tours that are requesting a time other than the regularly scheduled group tours.

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