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.
City Librarian Marcellus Turner invites you to join him in a discussion about current and future Library services at a series of "Community Conversations."
The meetings are organized around Turner's five Library service priorities: youth and family learning; technology and access; community engagement; Seattle culture and history; and re-imagined spaces.
Technology and Access: Serve as Seattle's primary point of access to information, lifelong learning, economic development and creative expression through innovative use of technology and digital resources.
Join Seattle City Librarian Marcellus Turner in a Community Conversation on how the Library can improve technology services for you! Also:
Hear from local groups leading technology initiatives that support Seattle students, small businesses, immigrants and refugees and the insecurely housed
Learn about cool technology and online resources offered by the Library - bring your smartphone, tablet or other device
Meet friends and neighbors, or network with other community organizations involved in digital literacy efforts
Light refreshments provided.
Community Engagement: Offer Library programs, services and collections that reflect community needs and interests, feature community voices and create meaningful experiences.
5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 KEXP Studio Gathering Space 472 1st Ave. N. Co-sponsored with KEXP, The Seattle Public Library Foundation, the City of Seattle's Office of Arts & Culture, the Office of Film + Music, Seattle Center and media sponsor CityArts.
Watch highlights of this event:
Re-Imagined Spaces: Adapt and energize Library spaces for new uses in keeping with changing services, programs, interests and needs of Library users and the changing ways that they use Library spaces.