American Sign Language Interpreters
LEAP staff provides services in American Sign Language.
Arrangements can be made (with two weeks notice) for sign-language interpreters for Library-sponsored classes, tours, events and programs. Schedule an interpreter through the LEAP coordinator: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206-615-1380 (v/tty) or use Sprint Relay Online.
Closed-Caption Programs on DVD or Video (VCR)
Many of the Library's DVDs and videos (VCR format) are available with closed captions - captions appearing on the screen that transcribe the dialogue and relevant background sounds into text.
Closed-caption DVDs or videos for:
Receive Notices by Telephone or Email
The Library can notify you by telephone or email when materials are overdue or items on hold are available for pick-up. TeleCirc, our telephone notification system, does not work with TTYs. To arrange to receive notices, contact your branch library or Borrower Services at 206-386-4190 or email Ask a Librarian.
Need Help? Ask a Librarian
Librarians provide online help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through Ask a Librarian. Patrons may get help via live chat, email, text message, or by telephone (206-386-4636). No downloads or plug-ins are required.
Ask a Librarian can help with homework or research, questions about Library accounts or services, book suggestions or help finding books, DVDs, CDs and other items.
See Get Help or Ask a Librarian to learn more about this service.