We’re currently seeing intermittent issues with patrons placing holds via the catalog. If you receive an error message when attempting to place a hold, contact us by chat , email, stopping by any branch, or calling 206-386-4636 and we’ll be happy to place the hold for you. Thank you for your patience while we work to resolve this issue.
Closures possible Monday, June 27
Due to high temperatures in the forecast, it is possible that Library buildings not equipped with air conditioning will close early for the comfort and safety of Library patrons and staff. Please visit spl.org/Today for current information. A list of libraries with air conditioning can be found at spl.org/Shelter.
The Seattle Public Library Closed On Independence Day
All locations of The Seattle Public Library and Book Returns at the Central Library will be closed on Independence Day, Monday, July 4.