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December 19, 2014

Using the Library

Library on the Go : Open Air

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Alert

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.

Open Air: The Seattle Public Pop-up Library

Open Air: The Seattle Public Pop-up Library

Enjoy the Library at an outdoor spot near you.

 

Open Air brings an outdoor reading room to locations across the city, making it even easier to use the Library’s resources and services you love. 

 

Open Air uses innovative outdoor shelving and benches by The Uni Project designed to make books and learning accessible to all.

 

At our Open Air pop-up libraries, visitors can:

  • Get online with our hotspots
  • Discover and demo the Library’s digital resources
  • Recharge devices at our charging stations
  • Take a break with a magazine or book
  • Check out books and DVDs from our mobile collection

 

Here is our upcoming Open Air schedule:

 

Funded by

The Paul G. Allen Family FoundationThe Seattle Public Library Foundation