Earth Day 2020

Earth Day 2020

In 2020, we are celebrating the 50th year of Earth Day with programs and exhibits.

Earth Day

Community Conversations

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Executive Director and Chief Librarian Marcellus Turner invites you to join him in a discussion about current and future Library services at a series of "Community Conversations." Everyone is invited to attend these conversations. Thank you for sharing your ideas for the future of The Seattle Public Library.

Community Conversations

Sharing our Voices

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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.

Sharing our Voices

Bird Week 2018

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We celebrated Seattle Bird Week April 23-30. In partnership with the Seward Park Audubon Center and other local organizations, we hosted nature writing classes, bird sketching and more.

Bird Week

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

SPL Voices

SPL Voices

In 2014, we partnered with StoryCorps to ask Library patrons and staff, “What does The Seattle Public Library mean to you?”

SPL Voices

Upcoming Events

All Community Programs