International District / Chinatown Branch

713 Eighth Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98104

206-386-1300

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Regional Manager: Esperanza Stewart

 Exterior view of the International District/Chinatown Branch

International District / Chinatown Branch

713 Eighth Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98104

tel: 206-386-1300

Directions

Open for book returns 24/7.

Hours this week:

  1. Mon 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  2. Tue 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  3. Wed 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  4. Thu 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  5. Fri 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  6. Sat 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  7. Sun closed
Holiday closure information.

Amenities Highlights

  • Free Public Computers
  • Wi-Fi
  • Color copier & scanner
  • Color printing
  • Bilingual staff
  • A two person tutoring room
  • A six-person study room
  • Single-Occupant All-Gender Restrooms
  • Book return slot is located on the east wall of the building, on Eighth Ave., to the right of the entrance
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About the International District Chinatown Branch

The new International District/Chinatown Branch opened June 11, 2005. It was the 16th project completed under the "Libraries for All" building program. The branch is located inside International District Village Square II. Long hanging lamps illuminate a ceiling canopy made of ribbons of wood.

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