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November 17, 2017

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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.

Library News Release

Release Date: 04/05/2017

Discover The Seattle Public Library's Special Collections: Tours and Workshops This Spring

exterior of the Central Library

The Seattle Public Library invites everyone to take a peek into the Seattle Room and the Library's Special Collections through an number of upcoming events. All events will take place at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., 206-386-4636.

 

Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. To sign up for a specific event, visit the calendar listing for registration instructions. Parking is available in the Central Library garage.

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

'The North American Indian,' Volume 16

Edward Curtis' "The North American Indian" is a collection of 20 informational books and 20 books of large images, written and photographed by Curtis and his collaborators over the course of nearly 30 years, detailing the traditions and customs of more than 80 of North America's native nations. This viewing of Volume 16 covers the Tiwa and Keres nations.

 

House and Building History

Curious about when a house was built and who lived there? Join the Library for a look at the resources to uncover the pasts of local buildings.

 

'The North American Indian,' Volume 12

Edward Curtis' "The North American Indian" is a collection of 20 informational books and 20 books of large images, written and photographed by Curtis and his collaborators over the course of nearly 30 years, detailing the traditions and customs of more than 80 of North America's native nations. This viewing of Volume 12 covers the Hopi nation.

 

Seattle Room 101

Get started on local history research with this lively introduction to the Seattle Room's print and online resources.

 

'The North American Indian,' Volume 9

Edward Curtis' "The North American Indian" is a collection of 20 informational books and 20 books of large images, written and photographed by Curtis and his collaborators over the course of nearly 30 years, detailing the traditions and customs of more than 80 of North America's native nations. This viewing of Volume 9 covers the Salishan tribes of the coast: the Chimakum, Quilliute and Willapa nations.

 

Lake Washington Ship Canal

Take a tour of the Library's Special Collections resources on the Lake Washington Ship Canal, in celebration of its 100th anniversary on July 4. Registration will open up shortly.

 

For more information visit Special Collections online, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.


For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director
206-386-4103


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