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All Seattle Public Library locations will close Monday, August 27 through Sunday, September 7 due to citywide budget cuts... wait, what?? So we're establishing a PEOPLE'S LIBRARY.

Seattle People’s Library has more books to distribute!

Does your school, co-op, non-profit, or community group need reading materials? The People’s Library has books for you! We are continuing to receive book donations, and we want to distribute these books to our neighbors. Please contact us, duetobudgetcuts@gmail.com with … Continue reading

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Thank you!

Thank you to all the volunteers, neighbors, and community members who made this People’s Library such a success. In particular, we wanted to highlight the local businesses, non-profits, co-ops, and artists that supported us during this week. For Book Donations: … Continue reading

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Sunday at the People’s Library- Final Day!

We have an awesome closing day in store at the People’s Library. While we are sad to be wrapping up this amazing week, we are excited about the fun events planned for today (as well as planning for the future)! … Continue reading

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Saturday at the People’s Library

We have a wonderful weekend planned at the People’s Library. Come visit us in front of the Douglass-Truth Library in the Central District, at the corner of 23rd and Yesler. Bring your family, neighbors, and friends! This afternoon, Katie will … Continue reading

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Friday at the People’s Library

Happy Friday from the People’s Library! Come visit us in front of the Douglass-Truth Library in the Central District, at the corner of 23rd and Yesler. Bring your family, neighbors, and friends! Arts, crafts, and games will be available for … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Schedule

Day 4 promises to be another wonderful day at the People’s Library. Arts, crafts, and games available for kids all day. We still need volunteers for storytime today and through out the end of the week. To volunteer, leave a … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Schedule

Lots more in store for Day 3! Arts, crafts, and games available for kids all day. We still need volunteers for storytime and for live music at the end of this evening. To volunteer, leave a comment below, send an … Continue reading

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“I love this! How can I help?”

One of the most rewarding aspects of organizing the People’s Library is being on the receiving end of endless appreciation and support from our neighbors and the broader community. Expressions of gratitude are frequently followed with “How can I help? … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Schedule

Lots more in store for Day 2! Arts, crafts, and games available for kids all day. 10am: OPEN! 12:30 pm: Lunch, donated by Operation: Sack Lunch 2pm: Children’s Storytime, reading by Nell 5:30 pm- Dinner, donated by Cody and friends … Continue reading

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Monday’s Schedule (Tentative)

We have a packed schedule for the People’s Library opening day! 10am: OPEN! 1pm: Music by Seattle indie artist Thomas Starks 2pm: Children’s Storytime 3pm: Snacktime. Thanks to Eileen for bringing some Filipino noodles and eggrolls to share with everyone. … Continue reading

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