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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.

Let us help with your business information needs

Library to Business - the Library can help you succeed


Whether you're a new entrepreneur, an experienced business owner or managing a company, the Library has services that can help you succeed.

We can help you conduct research and find the right resources for your business. Learn how to:

  • Size up your industry
  • Discover customer demographics
  • Find information about markets
  • Improve your business skills
  • Find referrals to other business assistance organizations

Talk to us in person, call us at 206-386-4636 or Ask a business question.

Upcoming Library Business Events

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Tools for Business

The Library subscribes to electronic resources that you can access anywhere for free with your Library card and PIN.


What kind of business topics do you want to research? Check our Quick Start Guides.


Library to Business sponsors 


US Bank


The Seattle Public Library Foundation

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