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October 13, 2015


Southwest Branch : Getting to the Branch

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Temporary book drop at Southwest Branch

Work to remove and replace the finish beneath the entry canopy has temporarily closed the exterior book drops through late October. Please use the temporary exterior book drop that has been set up at the branch. 

Getting to the Southwest Branch

The Southwest Branch is located at the intersection of 35th Avenue Southwest and Southwest Henderson Street.


Location of the Southwest Branch of The Seattle Public Library


Driving from the north or south:

  • Take I-5 163 exit (northbound) or exit 163A (southbound) at Spokane St.
  • Follow West Seattle Bridge signs -- stay up on elevated roadway.
  • Go west on Spokane St. (West Seattle Bridge) up over bridge.
  • Go west 3 miles from I-5, following Fauntleroy Way signs, to 35th Ave. S.W.
  • Turn left onto 35th Ave. SW.
  • Go south 3 miles on 35th Ave. S.W. to S.W. Henderson Street.


Parking is available in the branch parking lot.

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Safe Place

Southwest Branch
9010 35th Ave. S.W.
Seattle, WA 98126



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