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North East Branch, The Seattle Public Library

The North East Branch, The Seattle Public Library, located at 6801 35th Avenue NE, had its origins in the Ravenna/View Ridge deposit station, begun in December 1945. The deposit station circulated so...

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Northgate Branch, The Seattle Public Library

Northgate has been synonymous for more than a half-century with its shopping mall, one of the first in the nation. But the residential areas around the mall and the nearby neighborhoods of Maple Leaf ...

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Queen Anne Branch, The Seattle Public Library

The Queen Anne Branch, The Seattle Public Library, located at 4th Avenue W and W Garfield, was the fourth of the Seattle Public Library branches built with funds from philanthropist Andrew Carnegie (1...

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Rainier Beach Branch, The Seattle Public Library

The Rainier Beach Branch, The Seattle Public Library, is Seattle's southeastern-most branch library. Located at 9125 Rainier Avenue S, the branch traces its roots to a storefront operation that opened...

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Seattle Public Library -- A Pictorial History of Times and Tomes Past -- A Slideshow

This is a slideshow on the history of The Seattle Public Library. Written and Curated by Paul Dorpat.

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South Park Branch, The Seattle Public Library

Seattle annexed South Park in 1907. But residents had to wait nearly a century before the small working-class enclave across the Duwamish Waterway from Georgetown and Boeing Field got its own public l...

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Southwest Branch, The Seattle Public Library

The Southwest Branch, The Seattle Public Library has served residents in southwest Seattle since 1961 in an award-winning building that was doubled in size under the 1998 "Libraries for All" bond issu...

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University Branch, The Seattle Public Library

The University Branch, The Seattle Public Library, located at 5009 Roosevelt Way NE, is one of Seattle's oldest branch libraries. Surrounded by unpaved roads in its early years, the library was so rem...

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University Branch, The Seattle Public Library -- Now and Then

This file contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on the University Branch of the Seattle Public Library, located in Seattle's University D...

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Wallingford Branch, The Seattle Public Library

Library services in Wallingford began in 1949 with the gift of a house that became the Wilmot Memorial Library. In 1985, the branch moved to an old fire station as the Wallingford-Wilmot Branch Librar...

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West Seattle Branch, The Seattle Public Library

The West Seattle Branch was the first of the Carnegie branches opened by The Seattle Public Library. Since 1910, it has continuously served the community as a resource for knowledge and citizenship, w...

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