All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 16.
Leveraging Levy Investments
The levy provides the Library with a solid foundation that allows it to restore core services and experiment with new programs and outreach to respond to the evolving needs and expectations of patrons.
Accomplishments from 2015 include:
Began installation of digital signage at branches
Began refurbishing Level 8 Gallery at Central Library to host "First Folio! The Book That Brought Us Shakespeare" in spring 2016
Began work on an online local music collection
Collected oral histories from people who influenced the development of jazz in Seattle to establish the Seattle Jazz Archive
Partnered with United Way of King County and AARP to offer free tax preparation service at 14 Library locations
Launched the first annual African American Film Series, which screened 21 films at 10 Library locations
Partnered with King County Housing Authority to help more than 150 low-income residents apply for housing