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.
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Article & Database Help
Video picture books paired with related nonfiction books for preschool and elementary age children. Includes some books in Spanish.
Children's Literature Awards
Learn about the Caldecott Medal, the Newbery Award, and other literary honors awarded by the American Library Association.
An extensive database of fiction and nonfiction for adults, teens and children, offering enhanced subject access and full-text reviews, Author Read-alikes, awards, theme-oriented book lists, Book Discussion Guides, Book Talks, and Feature Articles for a wide range of reading interests.
Animated, talking picture books for preschool and elementary age children. Includes some books in French and Spanish.
100% full-text magazine and newspaper articles, books, photographs and maps.
Childrens' Homework Help
Information about The Seattle Public Library's drop-in Homework Help Centers and other resources.
Homework links for kids, parents and teachers.
AtoZ the World
Information about 175 countries including culture, history, customs, food, religion, maps, and other facts.
Biography in Context
Information about people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.
Country reports deliver an insider's perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.
Online language learning for children. English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
Advice, parent and educator guides and articles about screen time and social media.
Offers a telephone service for people in emotional distress. Includes Community Resources Online - a comprehensive directory to health care and childcare, job training, education and recreation, retirement, disability and social service information.
Washington Homeschool Organization
A non-profit membership organization that serves the diverse interests of home-based education in Washington State. WHO is non-partisan, non-sectarian, and non-discriminating in its views of home schooling and participation in its activities. Resources for Homeschooling in Washington State.