We have a new page!

The Friends of the Seattle Public Library are trying to consolidate our presence on Facebook. Right now, we have two Cause pages and we would like to move everyone over to our non-profit orginization page, Friends of the Seattle Public…Read More

Bi-Annual Booksale Needs Volunteers

Working at the Friends of The Seattle Public Library booksale can be fun. Will you volunteer this year? http://friendsofspl.wordpress.com/2010/03/31/volunteers-needed-for-friends-spring-book-sale/

One Third of our National Population uses the library for Internet access!

Surprising information from a brand new national library study out of the University of Washington. http://friendsofspl.wordpress.com/2010/03/26/policymakers-please-note-libraries-are-nations-computer-stop/

Letter from a young boy to the Mayor.

Hi, Please take a minute to let the mayor know how important library access is by either going to Ideas for Seattle and voting for http://www.ideasforseattle.org/forums... or http://www.ideasforseattle.org/forums... OR email the mayor by going…Read More

Strategic Planning meetings at the Library

What would you like your library to do in the near future? What could it be doing better? Please stop into a branch during the planning event. You're invited to guide the direction of The Seattle Public…Read More

Friends of The Seattle Public Library react to reduced library hours

Friends of The Seattle Public Library noted that "the nation watches this city: the most literate city in America boasting an award winning internationally recognized library system" and called the recent hours reductions shocking and troubling. Read the…Read More

Speaking out at The Seattle Center House--Thank you!!

Thank you to library supporters who joined us at the Citizen’s Budget Conference at The Seattle Center House Sunday 31 January 2010. Your voices were heard! More than half the questions for Councilmembers, in the afternoon panel, regarded the upcoming…Read More
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