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.
What kinds of Library programs are there for teens?
Some favorites include:
- Poetry slams and music performances by local teens
- Pizza and Pages
Teen book discussions
- Anime clubs
To preview new movies and manga
- Homework Help
In branches and online
- Classes on SAT prep and financial aid
- Danger: Books!
Readings from books that have been banned or challenged in the United States
- Summer Reading Program
Teens read and review books
- Wii and Gaming nights
See the Teens Calendar of Events for a complete list of upcoming teen events.
How much do these programs cost?
All the classes and activities for teens, including Pizza and Pages, are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for some classes. A Library card is required to use online Homework Help.