Material Quarantine - To ensure the safety of patrons and
staff, all returned items will be quarantined – and will remain on your account
– for a minimum of 24 hours before being checked in.
Libraries closed - All Library locations
remain closed to limit the spread of COVID-19. Many locations are offering
curbside services up to five days per week, and some are accepting returns
daily. Find locations and hours for curbside services and returns at www.spl.org/Curbside.
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2020 Washington State Book Award Winners and Finalists
The Washington State Book Awards recognize outstanding books published by Washington authors. You'll find the full slate of winners and finalists here, and most are available in multiple formats. Click on a book title and you'll go to a page with other format options. The awards are administered by the Washington Center for the Book, a partnership of The Seattle Public Library and the Washington State Library. The Washington Center for the Book is an affiliate of the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress. (September 2020)