In response to ongoing staffing shortages related to COVID-19, The Seattle Public Library has temporarily reduced open hours through the summer at several locations. Library administrators are tentatively planning to restore these hours in the fall when schools are back in session.

Library locations are now operating according to the schedules listed below. This new schedule is posted at the Library’s Hours and Locations page, spl.org/Hours. Visit and bookmark spl.org/Today to find daily, up-to-date information about unexpected schedule changes. For patrons seeking refuge from summer heat, 19 of the Library’s 27 locations have air conditioning; see the list of air-conditioned locations at www.spl.org/shelter. They are marked with an asterisk (*) below.

*Ballard Branch, 5614 22nd Ave. N.W.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday

Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

*Beacon Hill Branch, 2821 Beacon Ave. S.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday

Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

*Broadview Branch, 12755 Greenwood Ave. N.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday

Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

*Capitol Hill Branch, 425 Harvard Ave. E.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

Noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday

Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

*Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday

Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday

Columbia Branch, 4721 Rainier Ave. S.

Noon to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday

Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

*Delridge Branch, 5423 Delridge Way S.W.

1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

Closed Friday

*Douglass-Truth Branch, 2300 E. Yesler Way

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

Noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday

Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

Fremont Branch, 731 N. 35th St.

1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

Closed Friday

Green Lake Branch, 7364 E. Green Lake Dr. N.

1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday

Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

Closed Friday and Saturday

*Greenwood Branch, 8016 Greenwood Ave. N.

10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday

Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

*High Point Branch, 3411 S.W. Raymond St.

1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday

Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

*International District/Chinatown Branch, 713 Eighth Ave. S.

1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday

Closed Sunday

*Lake City Branch, 12501 28th Ave. N.E.

10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday

Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

*Madrona-Sally Goldmark Branch, 1134 33rd Ave.

1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday

Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

Closed Friday and Saturday

*Magnolia Branch, 2801 34th Ave. W.

1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday

Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

Closed Friday and Saturday

*Montlake Branch, 2401 24th Ave. E.

1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

Closed Friday and Sunday

*NewHolly Branch, 7058 32nd Ave. S.

1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday

Closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Northeast Branch, 6801 35th Ave. N.E.

10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday

Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

*Northgate Branch, 10548 Fifth Ave. N.E.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday

Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

Queen Anne Branch, 400 W. Garfield St.

1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday

Closed Friday and Sunday

*Rainier Beach Branch, 9125 Rainier Ave. S.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday

Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

*South Park Branch, 8604 Eighth Ave. S.

1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday

Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

Southwest Branch, 9010 35th Ave. S.W.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Friday

Noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday

Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

Closed Saturday

University Branch, 5009 Roosevelt Way N.E.

1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday

Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

*Wallingford Branch, 1501 N. 45th St.

1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

Closed Friday

West Seattle Branch, 2306 42nd Ave. S.W.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Saturday

Noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday

Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

Closed Friday

Thursday hours added to Central Library Book Spiral and Reading Room

The Central Library’s nonfiction Book Spiral, on Levels 6-9, as well as the Level 10 Betty Jane Narver Reading Room, will add an additional day of service on Thursdays. Levels 6 through 10 of the Central Library will now be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays during Central Library open hours. This includes the two music practice rooms on Central Library’s Level 8.

 

MORE INFORMATION

Check spl.org/hours for a complete list of hours and services at each branch. For up-to-date information on unexpected closures and schedule changes, the Library will update http://www.spl.org/Today.