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Seattle Public Library-Central Library

An architectural landmark in the heart of Seattle, offering extensive book collections, resources, and community spaces for learning and events.

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Seattle Public Library-Central Library is a stunning architectural masterpiece that boasts of 11 stories with a unique, modern and thought-provoking design. The incredible collection of over 2 million books, periodicals, and audiovisual materials, along with a vast digital collection, makes it a popular destination for book lovers. With free Wi-Fi and study areas, visitors can spend hours exploring the library's diverse holdings and enjoying the breathtaking views of Seattle's skyline from the top-floor reading rooms.

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Seattle Public Library-Central Library Guides

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