Amenities Highlights

  • Free Public Computers
  • Wi-Fi
  • Meeting Room
  • Free Parking
  • Single-Occupant All-Gender Restrooms
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Community Conversations

Join Marcellus Turner, Executive Director and Chief Librarian, in Community Conversations about the future of The Seattle Public Library at Columbia, Southwest and Northeast Branches this fall.

Explore Community Conversations

Peak Picks: No holds. No wait.

We reserve copies of books that are in high demand to check out on a first come, first served basis at your branch.

Stop by any Library location to see what is on the shelves today!

Download a branch coloring sheet

You can download and print a coloring sheet for your branch. Coloring sheets are available for all 27 Library locations.

Download the coloring sheet

About the University Branch

The renovated University Branch reopened Oct. 13, 2007. It is one of the oldest Carnegie libraries in Seattle. High ceilings, expansive windows and hanging lamps contribute to a sense of spaciousness. This location features a lower-level meeting room.

University Branch photo gallery