Columbia Branch

4721 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98118

206-386-1908

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Regional Manager: Richard Counsil

 Exterior view of the Columbia Branch

Columbia Branch

4721 Rainier Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98118

tel: 206-386-1908

Directions

Open for book returns 24/7.

Hours this week:

  1. Mon 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  2. Tue 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  3. Wed 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  4. Thu 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  5. Fri 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  6. Sat 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  7. Sun 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Holiday closure information.

Amenities Highlights

  • Meeting Room
  • Study Rooms
  • Public Computers
  • Wi-Fi
  • Print, Copy & Scan
  • Fax
  • Bike Rack
  • Accessible by Bus and Light Rail
  • Free Parking
  • ADA Computer & Adaptive Equipment
  • Single-Occupant All-Gender Restroom
  • Spanish Collection
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book return box is located on the east side of the building, on Rainier Ave. S., by the ADA parking space.
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African American Collection

The collection at the Douglas Truth Branch features more than 10,000 items, including biographies, magazines, literature, music and films.

About the Columbia Branch

The current Columbia Branch was expanded and reopened Aug. 22, 2004. The building is in the Columbia City Landmark District and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It has a reading room, a computer area with a skylight, and large windows throughout the branch with views of nearby Columbia Park.

Columbia Branch photo gallery