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Release Date: 08/28/2013No budget closure for The Seattle Public Library this yearFor the first time since 2008, The Seattle Public Library will not implement a week-long budget closure this summer thanks to a library levy.
Release Date: 12/03/2012All locations of The Seattle Public Library open Sunday in 2013; Play the 'Check-out Sunday Challenge'For the first time in at least a century, all locations of The Seattle Public Library will be open on Sunday in 2013. Expanded operating hours are being funded by a levy approved by voters in August.
Release Date: 08/09/2012Seattle voters say 'yes' to more library hours, books and servicesSeattle voters overwhelmingly approved a seven-year, $122 million levy to increase hours, purchase more books and materials, upgrade computers and improve building maintenance at The Seattle Public Library.
Release Date: 08/20/2012Stock up on books and pick up outstanding holds: The Seattle Public Library budget closure is Aug. 27 - Sept. 3
Release Date: 06/28/2012The Seattle Public Library system to close Aug. 27 through Sept. 3 due to budget cuts
Release Date: 06/15/2010The Seattle Public Library system to close Aug. 30 through Sept. 6 for budget cuts
Release Date: 05/18/2010The Seattle Public Library eliminates paper notices to patrons to save money
Release Date: 08/24/2009Stock up on books and pick up outstanding holds: The Seattle Public Library budget closure is Aug. 31 - Sept. 7
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