West Seattle Branch

2306 42nd Ave. S.W. , Seattle, WA 98116

206-684-7444

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Regional Manager: José Garcia

 Exterior view of the West Seattle Branch

West Seattle Branch

2306 42nd Ave. S.W.
Seattle, WA 98116

tel: 206-684-7444

Directions

Open for book returns 24/7.

Hours this week:

  1. Mon 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  2. Tue 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  3. Wed 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  4. Thu 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  5. Fri closed
  6. Sat 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  7. Sun 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Holiday closure information.

Amenities Highlights

  • Free Public Computers
  • Wi-Fi
  • Meeting Room
  • Study Room
  • Study Carrels
  • Free Parking
  • Single-Occupant All-Gender Restrooms
  • Book return slot is located on the west wall of the building, on 42nd Ave. SW., to the left of the entrance
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Browse digitized editions of the Helix, Seattle's first underground newspaper.

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About the West Seattle Branch

The renovated West Seattle Branch opened April 3, 2004. At this Carnegie library, tall ceilings contribute to a sense of openness. Rich detailing and use of wood throughout the interior add to the warm, historic feel.

West Seattle Branch Photo Gallery