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December 20, 2014

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Lake City Branch : Feature Detail

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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.

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.

Lake City Branch
12501 28th Ave. N.E.
Seattle, WA 98125
206-684-7518

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:
Francesca Wainwright
 

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