Ballard Branch

5614 22nd Ave. N.W., Seattle, WA 98107

206-684-4089

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Regional Manager: Hayden Bass

 Exterior view of the Ballard Branch

Ballard Branch

5614 22nd Ave. N.W.
Seattle, WA 98107

tel: 206-684-4089

Directions

Open for book returns 24/7.

Hours this week:

  1. Mon 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  2. Tue 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  3. Wed 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  4. Thu 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  5. Fri 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  6. Sat 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  7. Sun 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Holiday closure information.

Amenities Highlights

  • Meeting Room
  • Study Rooms
  • Quiet Room
  • Public Computers
  • Wi-Fi
  • Print, Copy & Scan
  • Fax
  • Bike Rack
  • Accessible by Bus
  • Free Parking
  • ADA Computer & Adaptive Equipment
  • Single-Occupant All-Gender Restroom
  • Multi-Stall Single-Gender Restrooms
  • Japanese & Spanish Collections
  • Maritime and Fishing Industry Collection
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book return slot is located on the west wall of the building, on 22nd Ave. N.W. to the right of the entrance.
Express yourself

Free to Express

You’re free to be you at the Library. Express who you are and choose what you want to read, listen to or learn. Everything is always free at the Library. "The Library gives me the freedom to express myself."

Explore the collection

African American Collection

The collection at the Douglas Truth Branch features more than 10,000 items, including biographies, magazines, literature, music and films.

About the Ballard Branch

The current Ballard Branch opened on May 15, 2005. It is one of the most heavily used branches in the Library system. It has a nautical-themed green roof planted with native flora. You can view the green roof from a periscope in the branch.

Ballard Branch photo gallery