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All Library locations closed Wednesday, March 29

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at Central Library will be closed Wednesday, March 29 for a staff in-service day. Regular operating hours will resume Thursday, March 30.

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Release Date: 12/20/2016
2017 Seattle Reads to feature 'The Turner House' by Angela Flournoy
In 1998, The Seattle Public Library launched a program to get Seattleites reading and discussing the same book. "Seattle Reads" is now an annual event and has been widely emulated in cities, states and countries around the world.

Release Date: 12/01/2016
The Seattle Public Library Launches Online Meeting Room Reservations Dec. 1
Meeting rooms at branch libraries of The Seattle Public Library may now be reserved for dates beginning March 1, 2017 and beyond with a new meeting room reservation software at spl.org/spaces. Make, edit or cancel meeting room reservations from your Spaces account.

News Releases

Release Date: 03/21/2017
Learn How to Research Family History at The Seattle Public Library This Spring

Release Date: 03/21/2017
Talk Time: ESL Conversation Groups at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 03/21/2017
Learn English at The Seattle Public Library Beginning April 3

Release Date: 03/21/2017
The Seattle Public Library Offers Free Classes on Becoming a U.S. Citizen

Release Date: 03/20/2017
Enjoy a Lunchtime Thrilling Tale at The Seattle Public Library in April

Release Date: 03/20/2017
Lunchtime Preview of Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra at The Seattle Public Library March 30

Release Date: 03/20/2017
Great Seattle Seed Swap at The Seattle Public Library March 26

Release Date: 03/17/2017
The Seattle Public Library Will Accept Applications for Student Assistant Program Beginning April 1

Release Date: 03/16/2017
The Seattle Public Library Presents a Mo Willems Story Time March 24

Release Date: 03/16/2017
Discover The Seattle Public Library's Special Collections: Tours in March

Release Date: 03/16/2017
Jim Lynch Reads at The Seattle Public Library March 23

Release Date: 03/14/2017
'Beyond the Wall': Criminal Justice Reform Film Screening & Discussion at The Seattle Public Library March 22

Release Date: 03/14/2017
Finals and 22nd Anniversary for the Global Reading Challenge at The Seattle Public Library March 21

Release Date: 03/14/2017
Camille Paglia Discusses 'Free Women, Free Men: Sex, Gender, Feminism' at The Seattle Public Library March 20

Release Date: 03/14/2017
'Queen of Katwe': Book-to-Film Screening at the Magnolia Branch March 19

Release Date: 03/13/2017
'Rent Smart': Affordable Housing Workshop at The Seattle Public Library March 22

Release Date: 03/13/2017
Talk About Anything: Teen Discussion Group at The Seattle Public Library Meets March 21

Release Date: 03/09/2017
'Bach in the Subways': Marathon Birthday Concert at The Seattle Public Library March 18

Release Date: 03/09/2017
Barbara Earl Thomas Gives Artist Talk on Jacob Lawrence at The Seattle Public Library March 17

Release Date: 03/09/2017
Friends of The Seattle Public Library Book Sale March 17-19