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.
Classes for Adults
Computer Classes - Learn basic computer skills, how to use the Web, sign up for email, and more.
Digital Creativity Classes - Learn about Adobe Creative Cloud, 3D printing, and digital photography.
Special Classes - Learn more about using the Library's online resources to research topics such as genealogy. See what we offer!
Computer Skills - Learn how to use a mouse, type on a keyboard, use email, and use software applications such as Word and Excel.
"How-to" Videos - Learn how to use the Library catalog, find a job, download digital books, movies and music, do research, and more!
Mango Languages - Learn a language or improve your English. Online language learning for over 20 world languages plus English (ESL) instruction in 15 languages. Requires a Library card and PIN.
Transparent Language Online - An online language learning program in over 70 languages including English as a Second Language. Requires a Library card and PIN.
LearningExpress - Take a practice test for the civil service, firefighters, law enforcement, military, nurses, real estate, teachers and more. Requires a Library card and PIN.