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December 21, 2014

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Library closed Dec. 24 and 25

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Christmas Day Thursday, Dec. 25.

 

Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog - Jan. 1

Between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 1,  the Library will be upgrading its electrical power system. During the upgrade, you will be able to search the catalog, but won't be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal) will not be available at all. SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also will be unavailable.

Pay a Fine / Fee

How can I pay my fine or fee?

There are three ways to pay a fine/fee.
 

Online - Use your credit card, debit card or PayPal account to pay online.

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Things you need to know:

  • Credit and debit card payments are made through PayPal, but you don't need a PayPal account to make a payment.
  • There is no service charge, but a minimum payment of $1 is required.
  • Payments will be applied to your Library account immediately.
  • Payments for computer printing can be added to your Library card.
  • Ask a Librarian if you experience problems with an online payment.
  • Credit card payments are not accepted in person or by phone.

 

In person - Pay by cash, check or money order at any location of The Seattle Public Library during regular operating hours.
 

Mail - Mail check/money order to: Attention Borrower Payments, The Seattle Public Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle, WA 98104. Include your Library card number so your account is credited. You will receive a receipt in the mail.
 

 

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