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Release Date: 02/05/2016
2016 Seattle Reads to feature 'We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves' by Karen Joy Fowler
In the 18th year of the series, The Seattle Public Library will feature "We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves" by Karen Joy Fowler. Fowler will visit Seattle May 20-22, 2016, to talk with readers about her novel. Details and a schedule of events will be announced in mid-February.

Release Date: 01/29/2016
The Seattle Public Library celebrates 125th Anniversary
The Seattle Public Library is currently celebrating 125 years of service to the community.The Library includes 26 branch locations and the world-renowned Central Library. Last year, there were nearly 13 million visits to the Library and more than 11.5 million books and materials checked out.

News Releases

Release Date: 06/24/2016
The Seattle Public Library Presents Firefighter Story Times for Preschoolers This Summer

Release Date: 06/24/2016
Open Mics and Poetry Readings at The Seattle Public Library in July

Release Date: 06/24/2016
Beat the Heat at The Seattle Public Library This Summer

Release Date: 06/24/2016
The Seattle Public Library Hosts Outdoor Learning Fun in Lake City July 7

Release Date: 06/24/2016
Enjoy Free Films at The Seattle Public Library in July

Release Date: 06/23/2016
Find It on Friday! The Seattle Public Library Releases Collectible Cards for Branches With New Friday Hours

Release Date: 06/21/2016
The Seattle Public Library Presents 'Love Is the Message': a Black Pride Celebration June 25

Release Date: 06/16/2016
Clarion West Presents N. K. Jemisin at The Seattle Public Library July 12

Release Date: 06/16/2016
The Seattle Public Library Presents Local Author Cooking Demos at Farmers Markets in June

Release Date: 06/15/2016
Learn to Play Chess This Summer at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 06/15/2016
The Seattle Public Library Offers 'Your Next Skill' Personalized Learning Plans

Release Date: 06/09/2016
The Seattle Public Library Kicks Off 2016 Summer of Learning June 27

Release Date: 06/09/2016
Author Dorthe Nors Reads From Her Collection 'So Much for That Winter' at the Capitol Hill Branch June 30

Release Date: 06/09/2016
The Seattle Public Library Presents Local Author Cooking Demos at Farmers Markets in June

Release Date: 06/09/2016
Moby Discusses His Memoir at The Seattle Public Library June 23

Release Date: 06/09/2016
'Southwest Stories': Monthly History Series at The Seattle Public Library in June and July

Release Date: 06/09/2016
Refurbished Ballard Branch of The Seattle Public Library Reopens 10 a.m. Monday, June 20

Release Date: 06/08/2016
Alain de Botton Reads From Latest Novel at The Seattle Public Library June 22

Release Date: 06/08/2016
Terry McMillan Reads From New Novel at The Seattle Public Library June 20

Release Date: 06/08/2016
Celebrate Bloomsday With a Staged Reading From 'Ulysses' at the Central Library June 19