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February 13, 2016


University Branch : Getting to the Branch

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Library Closed Monday, Feb. 15

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 15.


Possible service interruption in online Library services Feb. 13 - 14

The Library will be performing maintenance on our network. While we are not expecting service interruptions during this period, there might be brief interruptions in online services. You will be able to search the Bibliocommons catalog, but may not be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal) may experience outages as well. SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also may be affected.

Getting to the University Branch

The University Branch is on the northwest corner of Roosevelt Way Northeast and Northeast 50th Street.


Location of the University Branch of The Seattle Public Library


Driving from the north or south on Interstate 5:

  • Take exit 169, N.E. 50th Street ramp.
  • Turn East on N.E. 50th Street to 9th Ave N.E.
  • Turn north on 9th Ave N.E. then make an immediate right into the parking lot on the west side of the branch.



Parking is available in the branch parking lot.

Metro Bus Information

Served by Metro Bus Routes: 66, 67 on Roosevelt Way NE. 30, 43, 44, 49, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 373 serve nearby streets.

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Safe Place

University Branch
5009 Roosevelt Way N.E.
Seattle, WA 98105



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Regional Manager:
Francesca Wainwright

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