Expanded open hours
Reopened 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.
ELECTION RESOURCES
Find out what you need to know about voting and elections in King County.
EXPLORE ELECTION RESOURCES
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Museum Pass : Visit local museums and attractions with free passes.
Story Time : Play, sing and enjoy free stories in multiple languages for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.
Job Resources : Find your next job with free job search and career development resources.
Your Next 5 Books : Discover great books with a free, personalized reading list.
Seattle Writes : 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.
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Explore
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.
KIDS & FAMILIES
From games to technology classes, there are plenty of ways for teens to have fun and keep learning all year.
EXPLORE TEENS
Find programs and services geared towards adults 50 years and older.
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ADULTS 50+
We offer performances, exhibits, movie screenings and more—all year long.
ARTS & CULTURE
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.
AUTHORS & BOOKS
Use our free business resources and get 1:1 help launching or growing your small business or nonprofit.
BUSINESS & NONPROFIT
Get free help connecting to the resources and services you need.
CIVICS & SOCIAL SERVICES
Attend free, fun events and play games, in our branches, online or out in the community.
FUN & GAMES
Learn something new in our free classes for all ages with many offered online.
LEARNING
You can find us at festivals, farmers’ markets and special events all over the city.
OUTREACH
Learn more about current social justice issues through free online resources and programs.
SOCIAL JUSTICE
View a full list of Library programs and services.
A-Z PROGRAMS & SERVICES
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