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December 19, 2014


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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.

Creative writing workshops in Spanish

Creative writing workshops in Spanish

Take a creative writing workshop in Spanish at the Library! These workshops will be offered in Spanish and led by award-winning author Maria de Lourdes Victoria, whose works have been published internationally.


Each workshop focuses on a different topic:

  • Writing memories
  • Suspense-filled plots
  • Short stories
  • Narration


Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. To sign up, call 206-684-0849.


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