University Branch : Getting to the Branch

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All Library locations closed Wednesday, March 29

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at Central Library will be closed Wednesday, March 29 for a staff in-service day. Regular operating hours will resume Thursday, March 30.

Getting to the University Branch

The University Branch is on the northwest corner of Roosevelt Way Northeast and Northeast 50th Street.


Location of the University Branch of The Seattle Public Library


Driving from the north or south on Interstate 5:

  • Take exit 169, N.E. 50th Street ramp.
  • Turn East on N.E. 50th Street to 9th Ave N.E.
  • Turn north on 9th Ave N.E. then make an immediate right into the parking lot on the west side of the branch.



Parking is available in the branch parking lot.

Metro Bus Information

Served by Metro Bus Routes: 67 on Roosevelt Way NE. 30, 43, 44, 49, 70, 71, 73, 74, 373 serve nearby streets.

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Safe Place

University Branch
5009 Roosevelt Way N.E.
Seattle, WA 98105



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Regional Manager:
Francesca Wainwright

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