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Library closed Saturday, July 4

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Independence Day, Saturday, July 4.

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Release Date: 06/01/2015
Updated Reciprocal Agreement between Seattle and King County Library Systems
Effective June 1, 2015, patrons of The Seattle Public Library will have broader access to King County Library System print and electronic resources.

Release Date: 05/18/2015
Google grant makes wi-fi ‘hotspot’ devices available for checkout at The Seattle Public Library
The Seattle Public Library has given Seattle residents another good reason to have a Library card.

Release Date: 05/08/2015
Show Your Stripes: Tigers at The Seattle Public Library
Tigers are roaming throughout The Seattle Public Library this summer! Why? To promote the 2015 Summer of Learning program called Wild Science!

Release Date: 02/26/2015
The Seattle Public Library to host Shakespeare's First Folio exhibition in 2016
The Seattle Public Library has been selected as Washington state's host site for "First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare," a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the world’s most treasured books. The exhibit will mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.

News Releases

Release Date: 06/26/2015
Beat the heat at The Seattle Public Library this summer

Release Date: 06/23/2015
The Seattle Public Library seeks Homework Help volunteers for 2015-2016 school year

Release Date: 06/18/2015
History Café: Learn About Local History This Summer

Release Date: 06/18/2015
'An Evening of Poetry' at The Seattle Public Library July 6

Release Date: 06/16/2015
LGBTQ / Rainbow Story Times at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 06/16/2015
Open Mics and Readings at The Seattle Public Library in July

Release Date: 06/15/2015
3D Printing Workshops at The Seattle Public Library in July & August

Release Date: 06/15/2015
The Seattle Public Library hosts preview lectures Of Seattle Opera's 'Nabucco'

Release Date: 06/12/2015
New Summer Reading Program for Adults: Book Bingo launches at The Seattle Public Library June 12

Release Date: 06/11/2015
El 15 De Junio, La Biblioteca Pública De Seattle Lanza El Programa Verano De Aprendizaje

Release Date: 06/11/2015
Latina Tech: En Junio Talleres De Tecnología En Español En La Biblioteca Pública De Seattle

Release Date: 06/05/2015
The Seattle Public Library pedals books in June with Books on Bikes

Release Date: 06/05/2015
Mother Pluckers ukulele concert at the Montlake Branch July 5

Release Date: 06/05/2015
'Americans Abroad: A Globetrotting Film Series' begins June 29 at the University Branch

Release Date: 06/04/2015
Digital Resources for Students at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 06/03/2015
The Seattle Public Library kicks off Summer Of Learning June 15

Release Date: 06/03/2015
Cyclist James Longhurst discusses 'Bike Battles' at The Seattle Public Library June 20

Release Date: 06/03/2015
Latina Tech: technology workshops taught in Spanish at The Seattle Public Library in June

Release Date: 06/03/2015
Construction improvements start Monday, June 15 at West Seattle Branch of The Seattle Public Library; limited parking and temporary branch closure

Release Date: 06/01/2015
The Seattle Public Library presents Firefighter Story Times for preschoolers this summer