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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.

Poetry is Happening Here

Poetry is Happening Here!


Poetry is happening at The Seattle Public Library! We are partnering with The Office of Arts & Culture and hosting Seattle’s first Civic Poet, Claudia Castro Luna’s artist-in-residence project The Poet Is In!

In addition, the library will be offering workshops throughout the system as part of 4culture’s Poetry on Buses: Your Body of Water program. Get busy with poetry! Read, write or listen. Whatever you choose, please choose to join us.


Upcoming poetry events happening here: