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.
Effective June 1, 2015, Seattle residents have broader access to King County Library System print and electronic resources.
Seattle residents who register for a KCLS card may:
- Place up to 10 physical items on hold
- Check out up to 100 physical items
- Place up to 10 holds on e-books and e-audiobooks
- Check out up to 20 e-books and e-audiobooks
- Return KCLS books to any location of The Seattle Public Library
Residents of the KCLS service area continue to have access to all services of The Seattle Public Library.
The boards of trustees from both library systems approved the new agreement after a year-long analysis on usage trends. The two library systems have had a reciprocal use agreement in place since 1979. The new agreement will be reviewed annually.