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December 19, 2014


Adults : Seattle Cooks

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Library closed Dec. 24 and 25

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Christmas Day Thursday, Dec. 25.


Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog - Jan. 1

Between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 1,  the Library will be upgrading its electrical power system. During the upgrade, you will be able to search the catalog, but won't be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal) will not be available at all. SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also will be unavailable.

Seattle Cooks

Seattle Cooks

We know Seattle loves food and wine— the Library’s food books are our most checked-out material! Watch this page to find out what's next for Seattle Cooks - where we will arm you with books to help you keep building your foodie cred.




  • Wine & Food Pairing
    Tons of ideas for pairing wine with food, plus small plate inspiration.
  • Eating Fresh
    An abundance of fresh local foods are back at seasonal farmer’s markets. Glance at these books and eBooks with ideas for using the bounty!
  • Canning & Fermentation
    It’s time to start putting up! Books and eBooks to inspire both novice and experienced canners and fermenters.
  • Street Food
    Finally, recipes and stories to explain how such delicious food can come out of trucks!


Seattle Cooks visited the Capitol Hill Farmers Market:


Partnering organizations:

We are partnering with local organizations to bring you these exciting events.


  Northwest Wine Academy

Seattle Culinary Academy


Funded by

The Paul G. Allen Family FoundationThe Seattle Public Library Foundation