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Library Closed Monday, May 29

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.

Getting Started with Music

musicFreegal Music Collection

  • Music format: MP3 format and streaming
  • No software required
  • Download 5 songs per week
  • Stream 3 hours per day
  • Music files never expire
  • Works with Windows PC and Mac Computer
  • Transfer to most devices
  • Includes Sony Music catalog with thousands of artists

 

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Playback Music Collection

 

  • New Seattle music picked by a jury of local experts
  • Free to download and keep with your library card
  • Free to stream for anyone, anywhere
  • No software required
  • Music files never expire
  • Works with PC and Mac
  • Transfer to most devices
  • 100 artists added to the collection each year
  • Artists can submit their work during two open submission periods each year
  • Artists selected receive a $200 honorarium
  • Learn more here

 

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hoopla

 

  • Streaming video and music
  • Apps for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android devicesopens in a new window
  • Stream up to 20 titles per month
  • Music albums expire in 1 week, video expires in 72 hours
  • Works with most browsers on PC or Mac
  • 300,000 albums
  • 6,000 videos and television shows
  • helpopens in a new window

 

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