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The Capitol Hill Branch is temporarily closed starting Jan. 12, 2015, for about 3 weeks for refurbishing. The book drop and parking garage also will close. While the branch is closed, patrons may choose any other Library location as a pickup location for items placed on hold and may return materials to any branch. If patrons don't select an alternate branch for holds pickup, holds that have not arrived by Jan. 2 will be sent to the Central Library.
¿His achievements are woven into Seattle and the surrounding region so durably that they are taken for granted even as Puget Sound, Lake Washington, and Mount Rainier.¿¿Roy O. Hadley Despite Seattle¿s dismal condition upon his 1881 arrival, a young, ambitious, and educated Reginald Heber Thomson recognized the fledgling city¿s potential. Throughout the following decades, his dedicated guidance produced a workable sewage system, a clean, reliable water supply, regraded streets, and more. "Shaper of Seattle" recounts the life and work of an extraordinary man and his devotion to the Emerald City.