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October 5, 2015


Lake City Branch : Getting to the Branch

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Front entry work at Lake City Branch Aug. 17 through early October

New light poles and a sign will be installed at the branch. The work is not expected to block access to the main entry door or book drop.

Getting to the Lake City Branch

The Lake City Branch is located on the northwest corner of Northeast 125th Street and 28th Avenue Northeast.


Location of the Lake City Branch of The Seattle Public Library


Driving from the south (going north):

  • Take I-5 exit 174 at N.E. 130th St.
  • Turn right on Roosevelt Way
  • Go east two blocks (becomes 125th St.)
  • Go east ¾ mi. on N.E. 125th to 28th Ave. N.E.
  • Turn left onto 28th Ave. N.E.


Driving from the north (going south):

  • Take I-5 exit 175 at N.E. 145th St.
  • Turn left on 145th
  • Go east on 145th (past golf course) to 15th Ave. N.E.
  • Turn right, go south on 15th Ave. N.E. ¾ mi. to N.E. 125th St.
  • Turn left on 125th
  • Go ½ mi. to 28th N.E..
  • Turn left onto 28th Ave. N.E.



There is free covered parking under the building. Enter and exit the garage on 28th Ave. N.E.


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Served by Metro Bus Routes: 41, 64, 65, 72, 75, 243, 309, 312, 330, 372, 522

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Lake City Branch
12501 28th Ave. N.E.
Seattle, WA 98125



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