Expanded open hoursReopened libraries are now open more hours per week! Visit our Hours and Locations
page for an up-to-date list of Library open hours. Masks are still required for entry; thank you for your cooperation.
Programs & Services
Find free programs and services for a wide range of audiences and interests. Our programs are offered in libraries, online and out in the community.
: Visit local museums and attractions with free passes.
: Play, sing and enjoy free stories in multiple languages for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.
: Find your next job with free job search and career development resources.
: Improve your writing skills with free classes, writing circles and online workshops.
See our Event Calendar for a full list of upcoming events and classes.
We have programs for kids of all ages! From baby story time to video game design, there are always new ways for kids to stay engaged. From games to technology classes, there are plenty of ways for teens to have fun and keep learning all year. Find programs and services geared towards adults 50 years and older. We offer performances, exhibits, movie screenings and more—all year long. Join us for free author events and book discussions. Many of our events for book lovers are offered online, and podcasts are available of past events. Use our free business resources and get 1:1 help launching or growing your small business or nonprofit. Get free help connecting to the resources and services you need. Attend free, fun events and play games, in our branches, online or out in the community. Learn something new in our free classes for all ages with many offered online. You can find us at festivals, farmers’ markets and special events all over the city. Learn more about current social justice issues through free online resources and programs. View a full list of Library programs and services. If you have a question or need help, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636.
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Seattle, WA 98104-1109
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