Douglass-Truth Branch : Getting to the Branch

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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.

Getting to the Douglass-Truth Branch

The Douglass-Truth Branch is located on the northeast corner of 23rd and Yesler Way.

Douglass-Truth Branch map

Driving from the North (going south) via I-5:

  • Take I-5 exit 165A at James St.
  • Go south 5 blocks on 6th Ave to Yesler
  • Turn left onto Yesler
  • Go east 1 mile on Yesler to 23rd Ave
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Driving from the South (going north) via I-5:

  • Take I-5 exit 164A
  • Follow James St. ramp
  • Turn left onto James St.
  • Pass under the interstate
  • Go south 3 blocks on 6th Ave to Yesler
  • Turn left onto Yesler
  • Go east 1 mile on Yesler to 23rd

On street parking is available.

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Douglass-Truth Branch
2300 E. Yesler Way
Seattle, WA 98122



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