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Release Date: 08/28/2013
No budget closure for The Seattle Public Library this year
For the first time since 2008, The Seattle Public Library will not implement a week-long budget closure this summer thanks to a library levy.

Release Date: 05/29/2013
Tré Maxie joins The Seattle Public Library Board of Trustees
Tré Maxie, executive director of Powerful Schools, has joined The Seattle Public Library board of trustees.

Release Date: 05/21/2013
Seattle's bicycling mayor helps Seattle librarians launch innovative 'Books on Bikes'’ program
Librarians from The Seattle Public Library are launching a pilot program that uses pedal power and a customized trailer to bring Library services to popular community events this summer.

Release Date: 12/03/2012
All locations of The Seattle Public Library open Sunday in 2013; Play the 'Check-out Sunday Challenge'
For the first time in at least a century, all locations of The Seattle Public Library will be open on Sunday in 2013. Expanded operating hours are being funded by a levy approved by voters in August.

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Release Date: 04/15/2014
The Seattle Public Library hosts performances by the Ladies Musical Club in May

Release Date: 04/15/2014
The Seattle Public Library hosts free radio journalism workshop for teens May 10

Release Date: 04/15/2014
Jeffrey Karl Ochsner to lecture on Seattle's architectural history at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 04/15/2014
Adventure Musical Theater performs 'Northwest Bookshelf' May 4 at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 04/15/2014
Medieval Women's Choir performs May 13 at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 04/14/2014
The Seattle Public Library celebrates National Library Week April 13-19

Release Date: 04/11/2014
Sebastian Barry reads from 'The Temporary Gentleman' May 7 at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 04/11/2014
The Seattle Public Library presents an evening of poetry with Samuel Green and Sally Green

Release Date: 04/09/2014
The Seattle Public Library recognizes April as Autism Awareness Month

Release Date: 04/08/2014
The Seattle Public Library hosts 'Sound Cycling' biking info fairs

Release Date: 04/07/2014
Tweens and teens invited to build robots at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 04/01/2014
The Seattle Public Library to compete with Multnomah County Library in #bookmatch

Release Date: 04/01/2014
The Seattle Public Library hosts preview lectures of Seattle Opera's 'The Tales of Hoffmann'

Release Date: 04/01/2014
The Seattle Public Library hosts naturalization ceremony April 14

Release Date: 04/01/2014
The Seattle Public Library presents bilingual concert with José Luis Orozco April 22

Release Date: 03/27/2014
The Seattle Public Library announces poetry contest winners

Release Date: 03/27/2014
The Seattle Public Library seeks Seattle's Favorite Poems

Release Date: 03/26/2014
The Seattle Public Library offers free information sessions on adoption and foster care

Release Date: 03/26/2014
The Seattle Public Library presents musical performance by Marianna Trio April 19

Release Date: 03/26/2014
The Seattle Public Library offers free classes on becoming a U.S. citizen