Wallingford Branch : Getting to the Branch

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Library Closed Monday, May 29

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29.


Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog – May 28 and May 29

The Library will be performing maintenance on our catalog starting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 28 - 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 29. During this time, you will be able to search the Bibliocommons catalog, but will not be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal), 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: 44, 62

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Safe Place

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



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1 pm - 5 pm

Regional Manager:
Darth Nielsen

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