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