Stream movies & TV with your Library card
Use your Library card to stream movies and TV to your phone, computer or smart TV. Access over 6,000 popular movies and shows on Hoopla or select from over 30,000 independent, classic and other films on Kanopy.
Explore late the late 1960s counterculture with the Helix
Browse digitized editions of the Helix, Seattle's first underground newspaper.
The Helix was published from March 1967 to June 1970 and covered events such as police misconduct and brutality, riots in American cities, assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and others, the Vietnam War, Native American fishing rights and more.
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About the Douglass-Truth Branch
The current Douglass-Truth Branch was expanded and reopened Oct. 14, 2006. The building follows historic preservation guidelines of the original library, which is a city landmark. It has a grand staircase as well as the Soul Pole, a totem pole depicting African-American history given to the Library in 1972 by what was then called the Rotary Boys Club. (Due to age and exposure to the elements, the Soul Pole has recently been taken down for evaluation and possible restoration. Keep up to date at www.spl.org/SoulPole.)