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Young BIPOC Community Members Envision Food Security Solutions through Racial Justice Fellowship

Over the summer, Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Urban Food Systems partnered with the Seattle Public Library to co-create BLOOM (Beginning Leadership for Organizing and Orchard Management), a college level, food and racial justice fellowship designed to create space for young adults to imagine solutions to food security challenges occurring during… [ Keep reading ]

Exhibit at the Northeast Library Branch Features Neighborhood History

In celebration of Neighbor Appreciation Day on Feb. 9, the Northeast Branch of the Seattle Public Library is hosting an exhibit on neighborhood history throughout the month of February. Did you know that Northeast Seattle was once the home of a ghost town, a lumber mill, a college (not the University… [ Keep reading ]

Help students succeed in school at neighborhood libraries!

The Seattle Public Library is seeking volunteers to assist students in grades 1–12 with homework assignments in English, history, mathematics, science, social studies and other subjects on a drop-in basis. Volunteers are especially needed at the Beacon Hill, Delridge, Columbia, High Point, NewHolly and Rainier Beach branches. Volunteers must have… [ Keep reading ]

Neighborhood Matching Fund supports neighbors preparing for disaster

On July 14, Lake City residents hosted an amazingly successful “Safety Saturday Festival” for the diverse population of residents and businesses on 33rd Avenue NE, 125th to 127th. Several city departments were on hand to help with the preparedness effort, including Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, Office of Emergency Management, Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Share your ideas to improve your neighborhood library!

The January 18th Library meeting to get community input on priorities for library services has been rescheduled for Saturday, January 28th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Northeast Branch, 6801 35th Ave. N.E. The Seattle Public Library needs community input on priorities for improvement in four essential areas:… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Public Library seeks your input on library improvements

 Join City Librarian Marcellus Turner and have your say on priorities for improving four essential Library services: hours, books and materials, computers and online services, and building maintenance. Learn more about strategies to stabilize Library funding.  Please click here for more information, meeting dates and on-line survey link.

Classes offered on P-Patch community gardening and Small Sparks fund

The Seattle Public Library is offering a series of free urban self-reliance classes at the Capitol Hill Library branch.  Seattle Department of Neighborhoods will offer classes on P-Patch community gardening and on the Neighborhood Matching Fund’s Small Sparks program.  Click here for more information and program schedule.

PhotoVoice artist’s work featured in Seattle Municipal Tower

The photographs of West Seattle High School student Nelsy Segura will be on display from July19 through October 15 at the City of Seattle Ethnic Art Gallery, third floor of Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 Fifth Avenue in downtown Seattle. The Latino City Employee affinity group will host a reception for… [ Keep reading ]