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.
Which items from the collection can I take home?
- DVDs and videos
- Music CDs
- Audio books on tape and CD
- Music scores
- Large print books
How can I get suggestions for books I will enjoy?
What kind of DVDs and videos will I find?
The collection has thousands of DVDs and videos including:
- New releases, feature films and classics
- Films for families and children
- Popular TV series
- Documentary, independent and foreign films
- Animation, anime and cartoons
- Educational "how-to" and exercise videos
What type of music CDs do you have?
The Library has thousands of music items on CD, including:
- Classical music, jazz, musicals and soundtracks
- Rock, hip-hop and pop
- International, Latin, new age, folk
- Music for children
What if the Library does not have what I am looking for?
You may submit a Purchase Suggestion or request an Interlibrary Loan.
The Library is no longer collecting VHS videos and books on tape.