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January 20, 2018

About the Library

Budget : 2017 Budget

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Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog - Jan. 21

Between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21, our Bibliocommons catalog will be unavailable for up to two hours for system maintenance. During that time, please use our classic catalog.

2017 Budget

The Library's 2017 operating budget is $70.8 million, which includes $15.4 million in funding from the Library levy. The $5.6 million capital improvement budget, which is used for major maintenance and asset preservation, includes $3.7 million from the Library levy.

 

In August 2012, Seattle voters approved a $123 million, seven-year Library levy to restore and improve core services.