Updated Saturday, September 17, 2022, 10:55 a.m.
The Seattle Public Library updates this page regularly to keep you informed about any unplanned closures or schedule disruptions in our 27 locations across the city.
All Library locations are operating on normal schedules.
– Find a list of Library locations and hours at spl.org/Hours
– Find a list of air-conditioned Seattle libraries at spl.org/Shelter
– Bookmark spl.org/Today for daily schedule updates
More Library updates
NEWHOLLY BRANCH ADDS SUNDAY HOURS BEGINNING AUG. 21
The NewHolly Branch of The Seattle Public Library expanded open hours by opening on Sundays from noon to 5 p.m., beginning Sunday, August 21. The new schedule for the branch is as follows:
- Monday: 1 p.m.
- Monday: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Tuesday: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Wednesday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Thursday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Friday: Closed
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Noon to 5 p.m.
This change restores Sunday hours at the branch after the Library implemented a temporary reduction of summer hours at some branches. The Library plans to restore hours to more locations this fall.
HOURS & LOCATIONS
For a list of locations and current open hours, visit our Hours & Locations page at spl.org/Hours. For daily service updates, including alerts about unexpected closures or delayed openings, visit spl.org/Today.
The Library continues to take many precautions to protect patrons, staff and the community from the spread of COVID-19. It is a fully vaccinated workforce, and Library staff wear masks while working in public areas. Library patrons are strongly encouraged, but not required to wear masks, as well.
The Library provides high-quality masks free of charge to patrons and visitors at all locations and provides a variety of masks, shields and other protective equipment to staff. The Library has also increased ventilation in buildings.
Finally, any Library patron can request Curbside service on an individual basis for pickup of their holds: Just call the branch’s phone number – found on signs at your branch or on our Hours & Locations page on spl.org – to let staff know you have arrived and need assistance with your holds pickup.
Contact the Library’s Ask Us service by phone at 206-386-4636 or by email or chat at spl.org/Ask. Staff are ready to answer questions and direct you to helpful resources and information.