Amenities Highlights

  • Free Public Computers
  • Wi-Fi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Study Rooms
  • Quiet Room
  • WorkSource Connection Site
  • Maritime and Fishing Industry Collection
  • Free Parking
  • Single-Occupant All-Gender Restroom
  • Multi-Stall Single-Gender Restrooms
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Digital Resources

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About the Ballard Branch

The current Ballard Branch opened on May 15, 2005. It is one of the most heavily used branches in the Library system. It has a nautical-themed green roof planted with native flora. You can view the green roof from a periscope in the branch.

Ballard Branch photo gallery