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December 22, 2014


South Park 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 South Park Branch

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The South Park Branch is located at the intersection of Eighth Avenue South and South Cloverdale Street.


Location of the South Park Branch of The Seattle Public Library


Driving from the north via I-5:

  • Take I-5 Corson Ave. exit 162 to Michigan St.
  • Turn right at S. Michigan St.
  • Follow signs to South Hwy 99/1st Ave. S. Bridge
  • On the bridge take the first exit to W. Marginal Way/South Park
  • Keep to the left and turn left onto 1st Ave. S.
  • Turn left onto Cloverdale St.
  • Turn right onto 8th Ave. S. The library is immediately to your left.

Driving from the south via I-5:

  • Take the WA-599 N. exit 156 to Tukwila/W. Marginal Way and continue for 2.1 miles.
  • WA-599 N. turns into WA-99 N. Continue for another 1.6 miles.
  • Take the Des Moines Dr. exit.
  • Take the 14th Ave. S. ramp and turn left onto 14th Ave S.
  • Turn left onto S. Donovan St.
  • Turn right onto 8th Ave. S. The South Park Branch in on the right.


The South Park Branch has parking for 10 vehicles.

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South Park Branch
8604 Eighth Ave. S. at South Cloverdale Street
Seattle, WA 98108



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:
Jane Appling

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