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.
Accessibility Kits and Accessibility Software are available to assist our low vision and blind patrons at all Library locations.
The kits have a variety tools to assist our low vision patrons. The kits contain:
- Large Type Keyboard (at a designated computer)
- Low Vision Note Writing Frame
- Low Vision Signature Guide
- Low Vision Writing Tablet
- Thick Pen (20/20 marker)
- Reizen Dome Magnifier
- Bar Magnifier
- Magnifying Sheet
Details about the items in the kits.
All of the Library's public internet computers have assistive software:
ZoomText - a text-enlargement software program for low vision patrons
JAWS - screen reading software to assist blind users