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All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29.


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The Library will be performing maintenance on our catalog starting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 28 - 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 29. During this time, you will be able to search the Bibliocommons catalog, but will not be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal), SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also will be unavailable.

Library News Release

Release Date: 03/04/2011

Meet the authors of 'Seattle in Black and White' April 3 at The Seattle Public Library

Cover of "Seattle in Black and White"

The program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Limited parking is available in the Central Library garage at the $5 weekend rate.

Singler, Durning, Valentine and Adams will share their first-hand accounts of civil rights activism in Seattle during the 1960s. All four women were active members of the Seattle Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).

This program is presented in partnership with University of Washington Press. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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