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December 19, 2014


Wallingford 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 Wallingford Branch

The Wallingford Library is on the southeast corner of North 45th Street and Woodlawn Avenue North, inside the Solid Ground Building (formerly the Fremont Public Association Resource Center.)


Location of the Wallingford Branch of The Seattle Public Library


Driving from the north or south on Interstate 5:

  • Take exit 169, N. 45th Street ramp.
  • Turn west on N. 45th Street and go ¾ mile to Woodlawn Ave. N.
  • The branch is on the left.



A limited amount of parking is reserved for library users in the adjacent parking lot.

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Served by Metro Bus Routes: 16, 44

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Wallingford Branch
1501 N. 45th St.
Seattle, WA 98103



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:
Karen Spiel

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