Program Videos

Community Engagement Services

Our Community Engagement Manager discusses our programs designed to support Seattle's diverse communities, both inside and outside the Library.

Event Services & Meeting Rooms

Our Event Services Manager discusses the meeting rooms and event spaces that are available for the public to rent at the Central Library.

Library Collections & Selection

Library staff members explain what makes up our collections, and how we decide what to include.

Library Equal Access Program

The Supervising Librarian for our Library Equal Access Program (LEAP) discusses how we support accessibility for all through programs, services and assistive technologies.

Library Programs for Adults

An Assistant Managing Librarian in Adult Services discusses some of our offerings for adults that promote equity, lifelong learning, and success in business and life.

Library Services for the Insecurely Housed

Our Outreach Program Manager discusses how we support people experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity.

Library Programs for Kids & Families

An Assistant Managing Librarian in Children's Services discusses some of our programs for kids that promote early learning and a love for reading.

Library Programs for Teens

Our Youth and Family Services Manager discusses our programs that help teens succeed in school and prepare for college and life.

Maintaining Library Buildings

Our Capital Improvement and Facilities Manager discusses what it takes to maintain and improve our 27 unique Library building.

The Mixing Chamber & Quick Information Services

A staff member who works in our Quick Information Center discusses the Mixing Chamber at the Central Library and how we serve people who come to us for information of any kind.

Moving Library Materials

Our Materials Distribution Services Manager discusses how we get Library materials to our patrons at all of our 27 locations.

Reader Services

A librarian in our Reader Services department discusses how we support readers of every age and interest.

The Seattle Room & Special Collections

Librarians from our Special Collections department discuss the importance of offering access to original historic materials in our Seattle Room.

Social Justice & Arts Programs

Our Public Engagement Program Manager discusses our programs that engage community partner organizations around social justice issues and the arts.

World Languages Collections & Services

Library staff members discuss materials, programs and services we offer in languages other than English.