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Library Closed Monday, May 29

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

 

Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog – May 28 and May 29

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.

Volunteer Opportunities

Homewokr Help Volunteer working with students

 

Volunteers are important partners in The Seattle Public Library's mission to bring people, information and ideas together to enrich lives and build community. The Library is fortunate to have over 580 volunteers who provide services for our patrons, help staff maintain attractive collections and host special events for the community.

 

Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer. Share your talents and skills and make a difference in your community!

 

Volunteer Opportunities for Adults

 

Service Learning Volunteer Opportunities for High School Students

 

Learning Buddies Volunteer Program for High School Students

 

City of Seattle: Volunteering and Participating

  

United Way of King County

 

VolunteerMatch

 

Become a Volunteer at the Library

 

To learn about volunteer openings for adults, please call the Volunteer Services information line at 206-386-4664. You also may speak with the volunteer liaison at your local branch. Applicants must be at least 18 years old for most Library volunteer positions.

Download a Volunteer Application for Adults PDF(Opens a new window)

 

Return your signed application to:


Volunteer Services Coordinator
The Seattle Public Library
1000 Fourth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104-1109

 

Email: volunteer@spl.org

Fax: 206-386-4129

 

The Library offers service learning volunteer projects and Learning Buddies' learning activities for high school students who are at least 14 years old. Please speak with the Teen Services librarian at your local branch to learn more. Download a Service Learning Volunteer Application for High School Students PDF (Opens a new window)