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Learn crafts at your own pace in topics like painting, sewing, cooking, home decor and more!

Gale in Context: Science

Science in Context covers the latest scientific developments with millions of full-text articles, images, videos, and audio files.

Learn about the World

Interactive guides, images, videos, games, puzzles, articles and more!

Hands-On Science at Home

Not sure what to do your science project on? Check out these ideas here!


The latest events and resources for kids from birth to 11.

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Autumn Is Falling Down

We're so ready for fall! Here are some picture books to help bring the experience and the wonder of the season to your home.

School Readiness Redefined: Beyond the ABCs

Lisa Regalla, the assistant director of the Center for Childhood Creativityopens a new window and the Bay Area Museumopens a new window in…


The latest for tweens and teens. 

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Leaves of Change: Teen Books with That September Vibe

The September Vibe is a feeling we all know. It comes with an ache of nostalgia for long summer days gradually turned shorter and cooler.

Inspiring Minds: Employment Workshops for Youth

Sep 19th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Are you a teen looking for employment?Increase your chances when applying for jobs by identifying and communicating your skills, crafting…


The latest news from the library.

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New Maker Studios Launching this Week!

Discover our free Maker Studio with equipment that blends technology and crafting.

Community Ribbon Cutting at Alice Ball Park on June 14

The Seattle Public Library is excited to celebrate the opening of Alice Ball Park, 8100 Greenwood Ave. N.

Getting Started with Summer Reading

Get ready to blast off with this year's Summer Reading Program, A Universe of Stories.


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