We frequently work with local artists to produce illustrations for program materials or murals in our buildings. We prioritize equity and inclusion in selecting artists to work with.
Bullitt Lecture in American History
The A. Scott Bullitt Lecture in American History features presentations by presidential historians, popular historians, public intellectuals and professors of American History.
We offer free programs and events to strengthen our community and celebrate Seattle’s many cultures.
Visit our level 8 gallery space at the Central Library for touring exhibits, pieces from our Special Collections or works from artists addressing a current theme.
We screen free movies at many of our neighborhood branches and we also occasionally host curated film festivals covering a wide spectrum of topics and interests
Our Special Collections celebrate Seattle’s history and place in the Pacific Northwest.