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November 22, 2017

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Library Closed Thursday, Nov. 23

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 23.

 

Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog – Nov. 22

The Library will be performing maintenance on our catalog 8 and 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22. 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.

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Release Date: 11/01/2017
The Seattle Public Library Adds Film Streaming Service, Kanopy
Film lovers asked for it; we got it! You can now watch more than 30,000 films from Kanopy, a streaming film service with a focus on classic and independent films. It's free for cardholders of The Seattle Public Library.

Release Date: 10/25/2017
'Baseball: Culture in Cuba' Exhibit at The Seattle Public Library Nov. 1 Through Dec. 31
Baseball season may be over, but the sport lives on at The Seattle Public Library's latest exhibit Baseball: Culture in Cuba. Visit the gallery on Level 8 and the display on Level 5 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., where from Wednesday, Nov. 1 through Sunday, Dec. 31 you'll see photographs by renowned photojournalist Ira Block that reveal everyday life in Cuba with a focus on baseball.

Release Date: 10/24/2017
New Print and Copy System Being Installed at The Seattle Public Library in November
This November, The Seattle Public Library is upgrading to a new print and copy system to offer patrons more options for printing. Public printers and copiers at all Library locations will be replaced.

News Releases

Release Date: 11/23/2017
Open Mics and Poetry Readings at The Seattle Public Library in December

Release Date: 11/23/2017
Drop-in Help With Veteran Services at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 11/22/2017
The Northwest Youth Harp Ensemble Performs at The Seattle Public Library Dec. 2

Release Date: 11/21/2017
Enjoy A Lunchtime Thrilling Tale At The Seattle Public Library In December

Release Date: 11/21/2017
Write On: Washington State Library Hosts Two Literary Contests

Release Date: 11/20/2017
Rare 1802 Arrowsmith Map of North America Donated to The Seattle Public Library by Fox Rothschild Law Firm

Release Date: 11/20/2017
Peak Picks: High-Demand Titles. No Holds. No Wait. Pick Yours Up at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 11/16/2017
Natalie Diaz and John Freeman Read at The Seattle Public Library Dec. 5

Release Date: 11/14/2017
Experience the Poetry and Songs of Valeria Viniarskaia at The Seattle Public Library Nov. 25

Release Date: 11/14/2017
Seattle is a City of Literature

Release Date: 11/14/2017
The Seattle Public Library Presents 'Carnal Knowledge' Nov. 18

Release Date: 11/13/2017
Startup Weekend: Design for Education at the Central Library Nov. 17-19

Release Date: 11/13/2017
Teens: Give Feedback on Startup Ideas, Get Service Hours at the Central Library Nov. 18

Release Date: 11/13/2017
Apply for Work With a Conviction History: Job-seeking Workshops at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 11/13/2017
'Rent Smart': Bilingual Affordable Housing Help Offered at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 11/13/2017
Drop-in Help With Diabetes at The Seattle Public Library Nov. 19

Release Date: 11/09/2017
Writing Fellows From Local Jack Straw Program Read at The Seattle Public Library Nov. 18

Release Date: 11/08/2017
'The Color of the Law:' Richard Rothstein Discusses Systemic Racial Segregation in America Nov. 16

Release Date: 11/07/2017
Free Drop-in Help With Health Care Enrollment at the Lake City Branch of The Seattle Public Library Nov. 14

Release Date: 11/07/2017
Food Entrepreneurs: Network at the Lake City Branch of The Seattle Public Library Nov. 13