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Library Closed Monday, May 29

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29.

 

Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog – May 28 and May 29

The Library will be performing maintenance on our catalog starting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 28 - 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 29. During this time, you will be able to search the Bibliocommons catalog, but will not be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal), SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also will be unavailable.

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Writers in the Schools Celebrations

Writers in the Schools Celebrations

Join us for an evening with students sharing poems, short stories and memoirs created during this year's the Writers in the Schools program, 6 p.m. May 24 and 25 at Central Library.

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'Beyond $15'

'Beyond $15'

Seattle author/activist Jonathan Rosenblum discusses his book on the inside story of the first successful $15 minimum wage campaign, 6 p.m. Thursday, May 25 at the Capitol Hill Branch.

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APA Heritage Month

APA Heritage Month

Photographer Corky Lee shares and discusses his work documenting the Asian American experience, 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 28 at Central Library.

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BookJam at Pony

BookJam at Pony

Join us for bookish happy hour and discuss books and musical icons that have influenced queer culture, 6 p.m. Saturday, May 27 at Pony.

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Scaachi Koul

Scaachi Koul

BuzzFeed culture writer Scaachi Koul discusses her new book of fierce and funny essays, "One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter," 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 31 at Central Library.

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