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November 19, 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.

Library News Release

Release Date: 08/26/2015

West Seattle Branch Reopens Aug. 31

West Seattle Branch

The West Seattle Branch and book drop, 2306 42nd Ave. S.W., will reopen at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 31. The branch was closed for two weeks while the front steps were being replaced as part of a project to improve access to the branch.


Improvements to the branch include:

  • Rebuilding front steps
  • Redoing ramp from rear parking lot to main front entrance 
  • Redoing ramp from rear parking lot to lower-level meeting room
  • Adding lighted handrails to ramps and steps
  • Resurfacing parking stalls on north end of the lot


The project is expected to be completed in late September.


For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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