Eliminated week-long closure of entire Library system
Restored reference staff at all libraries
Increased security staff to help ensure libraries are safe and comfortable
Improved computer assistance at the Central Library
Improved reference service in the popular Seattle Room at the Central Library
2013 Spending: $3 million
Sundays are Special at the Library
Mayor Mike McGinn and Councilmember Richard Conlin joined City Librarian Marcellus Turner on Jan. 6, 2013, to celebrate extended hours at the Columbia Branch thanks to the August 2012 passage of the Library levy.