• Icon Safe Place

    The Seattle Public Library is a member of the King County Safe Place program.

  • Icon Schools and Teachers

    We offer many resources and services to Seattle-area daycares, schools, and other community agencies serving kids and teens.

  • Icon Seattle Reads

    Seattle Reads is a "one book, one city" program, where people are encouraged to read and discuss the same book.

  • Icon Seattle Writes

    Explore free classes and resources on creative writing and publishing.

  • Icon Sharing Our Voices

    Watch animated oral histories that focus on the LGBTQ+ community. These short films were produced by the Library as part of Sharing Our Voices, a project designed to preserve the oral histories of Seattle's distinct communities.

  • Icon Short Story DIspenser

    Find our Short Edition story dispensers to print a one, three or five-minute short story to read on the spot or take with you.

  • Icon Social Justice

    Learn more about current social justice issues through free online resources and programs.

  • Icon Social Services Referrals

    Connect with our Social Services Team for information about and referrals to resources and services.

  • Icon Somali Book

    We work with Seattle’s Somali community to publish Somali books for children.

  • Icon Southwest Artist Showcase

    Each year we display works by local artists at the Southwest Branch.

  • Icon Story Time

    Enjoy stories, songs, and fun learning activities for babies, toddlers and young children.

  • Icon Storyhood

    Story’hood is a series of workshops where you can learn to design a location based game.

  • Icon Student Success

    Discover free programs, services and resources to help students succeed in school.

  • Icon Summer of Learning

    The Library has offered summer programs for Seattle youth since 1919 – this past summer was our 104th year of summer youth programming!