Amenities Highlights

  • Free Public Computers
  • Wi-Fi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Meeting Room
  • Free Parking
  • Multi-Stall Single-Gender Restrooms
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Community Conversations

Join Marcellus Turner, Executive Director and Chief Librarian, in Community Conversations about the future of The Seattle Public Library at Columbia, Southwest and Northeast Branches this fall.

Explore Community Conversations

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Book Groups

Join us for monthly discussions of great books. Our book group discussions are led by volunteers who love to read and discuss books. Check our book group schedule for this month’s selection.

View Book Groups schedule at Montlake Branch

Peak Picks: No holds. No wait.

We reserve copies of books that are in high demand to check out on a first come, first served basis at your branch.

Stop by any Library location to see what is on the shelves today!

About the Montlake Branch

The current Montlake Branch opened Aug. 12, 2006.  After consulting with the community, the Library selected this new location from 8 possible choices. Light from an abundance of windows fills the warm wood and brick interior.

Montlake Branch photo gallery