• Icon Citizenship Help

    We have free classes and resources to help you prepare to become a United States citizen.

  • Icon City of Literature

    UNESCO has named Seattle a City of Literature, based on the vitality of its literary culture.

  • Icon Civics & Social Services

    You can come to the Library for free information about how to get housing, help finding a job and more.

  • Icon College Readiness

    We can help high school students prepare for graduation and college with Tutor.com

  • Icon Community Conversations

    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.

  • Icon Community Programs

    We offer free programs and events to strengthen our community and celebrate Seattle’s many cultures.

  • Icon COVID-19 Resources

    Find resources to support communities most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis.

  • Icon Criminal Justice

    In 2017 our social justice series focused on Criminal Justice through a range of community partnerships, programs and resources.