Seattle Public Libraries will be closed August 27 – September 2 for a mandatory unpaid furlough week, a result of city budget cuts. But do not fear, Central District residents, the people have got your back.
The Seattle People’s Library has been collecting books they plan to lend out from a not-yet-disclosed outdoor location in the CD Monday. The closest book donation location is at Twice Sold Tales at Harvard and Denny on Capitol Hill or you can donate to the library when they open Monday.
Stay tuned for more. Details:
DUE TO BUDGET CUTS, all branches of the Seattle Public Library will be closed Monday, Aug 27 through Sunday, Sept 2. In response, let’s have our own library to provide reading materials, kid’s activities, and internet access during the closure. Everyone is invited to contribute! DONATE books, magazines, any reading material. We especially need books for children and young adults. COME to the Library on Monday, Aug 27!BROWSE our collection.
LEAD arts and crafts activities or games with the kids.
BRING your neighbors.
This Library will be a community space, not controlled by any individuals or organization and welcome to all people and points of view.
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BOOK DONATION LOCATIONS (check back as we add more):
-Bring them to the People’s Library Monday morning.
-Cafe Racer in U District, 5828 Roosevelt Way NE
-PSKS on Capitol Hill, Monday 12-9, Wed 12-3, Fri 12-3 (Peace for the Streets by Kids for the Streets, 1814 Summit
Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122)
-Mockingbird Books in Greenlake. 7220 Woodlawn Ave
-Third Place Books in Ravenna, 6504 Ave NE
-Twice Sold Tales on Capitol Hill. Open everyday at 11am, close late (1 or 2 am)
-Outside Seattle Anarchist Book Festival, Sun Aug 26