The Seattle Public Library will bring the Bookmobile, Books on Bikes and Library staff to community events across the city this summer in September. You can get a Library card, check out books & movies, do fun activities and more!


            Thai Festival 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at North Seattle College, 9600 College Way N. This annual festival is in an outdoor setting with food and non-food vendors, live entertainment, and much more. Thai Festival is organized by Thai Association of WA, a non-profit organization and volunteer-based program.

            Fiestas Patrias1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 at South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Ave. S. A celebration of Latino culture, this annual community festival is presented by Sea Mar Community Health Centers. Enjoy a fun-filled parade with the whole family and continue the celebration with traditional performances, delicious food, a health fair and more.

            Chinatown-ID Night Market4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 throughout the Chinatown International District. As the sun sets over Seattle’s Chinatown-International District, the historic neighborhood awakens to a vibrant Night Market. Upwards of 25,000 people take to the streets to mingle and soak in the dynamic culture Chinatown-International District’s Night Markets have to offer.


The Library brings people, information and ideas together to enrich lives and build community. One of our guiding principles is to promote literacy and a love of reading. To meet the public's changing needs and interests, we find creative solutions like bringing the Library to community events and meeting people where they are.