Montlake 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 Montlake Branch

The Montlake Branch is located on the northwest corner of 24th Avenue East and East McGraw Street.


Location of the Montlake Branch of The Seattle Public Library


Driving from the north or south via I-5:

  • Take exit 520 toward Bellevue-Kirkland.
  • Travel ¼ mile and take the Montlake Boulevard exit.
  • Turn right (away from the Montlake Bridge).
  • The Montlake Branch is approximately a half mile south of the Montlake Bridge.


The Montlake Branch has parking for 13 vehicles, which includes a parking garage with seven covered spaces.

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Served by Metro Bus Routes: 43, 48

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Montlake Branch
2401 24th Ave. E.
Seattle, WA 98112



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Regional Manager:
Steve DelVecchio

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