Executive Director and Chief Librarian Marcellus Turner invites you to join him in a discussion about current and future Library services at a series of "Community Conversations." Everyone is invited to attend these conversations. Thank you for sharing your ideas for the future of The Seattle Public Library.Community Conversations
Join us for discussions and cultural celebrations
We offer many free programs and events to strengthen our community and celebrate Seattle’s many cultures. Programs like Southwest stories and the Southwest Artists’ Showcase highlight Seattle’s unique neighborhoods and diverse history and culture.
Cultural celebrations such Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) activities showcase traditions that are important to many of our neighbors. Community Conversations with our chief librarian and listening sessions with community groups citywide encourage civic engagement.
Sharing our Voices
Hear oral histories of life in Seattle.Sharing our Voices
Join us for a series of monthly lectures and presentations that focus on the history of West Seattle, the Duwamish Peninsula and the birthplace of Seattle.Southwest Stories
Bird Week 2018
We celebrated Seattle Bird Week April 23-30. In partnership with the Seward Park Audubon Center and other local organizations, we hosted nature writing classes, bird sketching and more.Bird Week