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November 18, 2017

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Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog - Nov. 19

Between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 19, our Bibliocommons catalog will be unavailable for up to two hours for system maintenance. During that time, please use our classic catalog.

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.

2017 Budget

The Library's 2017 operating budget is $70.8 million, which includes $15.4 million in funding from the Library levy. The $5.6 million capital improvement budget, which is used for major maintenance and asset preservation, includes $3.7 million from the Library levy.

 

In August 2012, Seattle voters approved a $123 million, seven-year Library levy to restore and improve core services.

 

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