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December 21, 2014


Montlake Branch : Getting to the Branch

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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.

Getting to the Montlake Branch

The Montlake Branch is located on the northwest corner of 24th Avenue East and East McGraw Street.


Location of the Montlake Branch of The Seattle Public Library


Driving from the north or south via I-5:

  • Take exit 520 toward Bellevue-Kirkland.
  • Travel ¼ mile and take the Montlake Boulevard exit.
  • Turn right (away from the Montlake Bridge).
  • The Montlake Branch is approximately a half mile south of the Montlake Bridge.


The Montlake Branch has parking for 13 vehicles, which includes a parking garage with seven covered spaces.

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Served by Metro Bus Routes: 25, 43, 48

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Montlake Branch
2401 24th Ave. E.
Seattle, WA 98112



1 pm - 8 pm


1 pm - 8 pm


11 am - 6 pm


11 am - 6 pm




11 am - 6 pm


1 pm - 5 pm

Regional Manager:
Steve DelVecchio

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