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.
Library Equal Access Program (LEAP)
The Library Equal Access Program (LEAP) helps make the Library a great resource for people with disabilities or special needs. The program offers special adaptive equipment at the Central Library and the Broadview, Columbia, Southwest and University branches, items in accessible formats and Library services for people with special needs, including people who are:
Download the LEAP brochure for a summary of services .
Get Help by email, chat, text message or phone, or call 206-615-1380(V/TTY) or use Sprint Relay Online.
The Library fully complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and provides accommodations by request for physical access, communications or other needs that ensure our services, activities and employment are available to people with disabilities. It also provides extended loan periods and paper notifications through its ADA Circulation Qualification program .
Accessibility at the Library
Access for All: Accessibility Kits & Assistive Technology are available in all Library locations.
All Library locations are wheelchair accessible. The Central Library has an adaptive technology lab on Level 1 and underground parking. For more information, see:
Mobile Library Services can bring the Library to you! If you live in Seattle and can't regularly visit a branch due to age, disability or an illness that keeps you at home for at least six months, Mobile Services can have Library items delivered to you. For more information, call Mobile Library Services at 206-386-4636 or email Ask a Librarian.