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November 18, 2017

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Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog - Nov. 19

Between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 19, our Bibliocommons catalog will be unavailable for up to two hours for system maintenance. During that time, please use our classic catalog.

Library Closed Thursday, Nov. 23

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 23.

Your Next 5 Books

What to read next?

Looking for something fantastic to read? Ask a librarian!


Fill out the form below and tell us a little bit about what you like (and hate!) to read. We'll email you a list of five books chosen just for you.

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* Tell our librarians about a few books and/or authors you've enjoyed, and what you liked about them. Also feel free to tell us about books you haven't liked, and why. What are you in the mood to read next? (2500 characters or less)

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Are you interested in books for Adults, Teens or Children? List all that apply.

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Book, Book on CD, eBook, eAudio, or Large Print - list all that apply.

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