Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog - Nov. 19
Between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 19, our Bibliocommons catalog will be unavailable for up to two hours for system maintenance. During that time, please use our classic catalog.
Library Closed Thursday, Nov. 23
All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 23.
Hours = Access
We promised to keep libraries open when patrons need them.
- Retained more than 6,000 new open hours systemwide
- Added 32 open hours per week by restoring Friday hours at International District/Chinatown, University, High Point and South Park branches
- Offered more than 1,400 outreach and other offsite events in the community
- Issued nearly 61,610 new or replacement Library cards
2016 Levy Spending: $3.6 million
Leveraging Levy Investments:
- Hired a community resource specialist to help connect homeless and insecurely housed patrons with social services - with funds from The Seattle Public Library Foundation