Libraries (call or check website for
current free programs)
** Under the Libraries for All Program several Seattle
Public Libraries are closed for renovation. The closures
are listed below, there is one relocation:
The North Branch Library at 6801 35th Avenue
N.E has closed for remodel. In the mean time it has
moved to 10548 5th Avenue N.E (across from The Bon at
Northgate Mall. A new library is under construction
at Sand Point**
All Seattle library branches have reduced their hours
and will be open as follows:
Monday/Tuesday 1 p.m.-8 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Thursday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Ballard-5711 24th Ave NW (206) 684-4089
Broadview-12755 Greenwood Ave. N (206)
Capital Hill- 425 Harvard Ave. E. (206)
Freemont-731 N 35th St (206) 684-4084
Greenlake Branch - 7364 E. Greenlake Dr.
N. (206) 684-7547
Greenwood-8016 Greenwood Ave N (206) 684-4086
*Lake City Branch - 12501 28th N.E. (206)
684-7518 (Closed for Construction)
Magnolia Branch 2801 34th Ave. W (206)
*North Branch -6801-35th Ave. N.E. (206)
684-7539 (Closed for Construction)
Free used magazines by front door that can be taken
*Temporary Central Library -800 Pike (Closed
as of April 30, 2004)
University Branch - 5009 Roosevelt Way
N.E. (206) 684-4063
Wallingford-1501 N 45th St (206) 684-4088
Seattle Public Library Resources
Volunteer Hotline (206) 386-4664
TTY (206) 386-4697
Help Desk (206) 386-4134
Kenmore-18138 73rd NE (425) 486-8747
Lake Forest Park-17179 Bothell Way NE
Richmond Beach-2402 NW 195th PL Shoreline
Shoreline- 345 NE 175th (206) 362-7550
Bothell Regional-18215 98th Ave. NE (425)
Seattle Science Center - 200 2nd Ave N.
24hr Exhibit Hotline: (206) 443-2800
General Info: (206) 443-2100
Open: M-F 10am-6pm
Fountain/music in pavilion or center house http://www.seattlecenter.com/
As of July 2003, SSC and the IMAX theater will no
longer be free or discounted for people with developmental
disabilities and their caregivers. The updated prices
are as follows:
Imax Film General Admission
Adult $8.00, Junior/Senior (3-13/65+) $7.00
Imax Film Special Features
Adult $8.50, Seniors $7.50, Juniors $6.50
Adult $9.50, Junior/Senior (3-13/65+) $7.00
See website for current events: http://www.pacsci.org
Experience Music Project - 325 5th Ave
Call: (206) 367-5483 for exhibit info and times. Yearly
membership is $60.00 for two people. Call Chris Loraine
(206) 262-3213 to set up special flex pass for people
with disabilities. Not transferable amongst clients,
only caregivers: One person must remain constant. Website:
Seattle Tilth Association - 4649 Sunnyside
Located at the Good Shepard Center in Wallingford.
Call: (206) 633-0451
The tilth organization offers information about organic
gardening and composting. There are demonstration gardens
that are open to the public.
Seattle P-Patch Program - Locations throughout
Call: (206) 684-0264 for more information.
A 10'x10' plot costs $30/year and "gardenership"
funds are available to help off set the cost. Some plots
are still available in the Seattle area. Other p-patches
have a 2-3 year waiting list, so if you are thinking
of starting a garden for fun or as an educational project
do not delay!
Volunteer Park Conservatory - 1247 15th
Conservatory hours: Open everyday, including holidays,
from 10 am to 4 p.m.
Admission is free
For history of conservatory: (206) 684-4743
See Website: http://www.pan.ci.seattle.wa.us/seattle/parks/parkspaces/conservatory.htm
Self- Guided Walking Tours
to print the maps of Seattle's historic neighborhoods.
Click on "Seattle/King County Cyber Tours"
the site includes guides for Pioneer Square, the International
District, Pike Place Market, Ballard and Columbia City.