All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at Central Library will be closed Wednesday, March 29 for a staff in-service day. Regular operating hours will resume Thursday, March 30.
The Library's 2017 operating budget is $70.8 million, which includes $15.4 million in funding from the Library levy. The $5.6 million capital improvement budget, which is used for major maintenance and asset preservation, includes $3.7 million from the Library levy.
In August 2012, Seattle voters approved a $123 million, seven-year Library levy to restore and improve core services.