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Seattle Public Library

Seattle Public Library

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Seattle Central Business District, Seattle
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    Pam B.
    "Very cool architecture (arquitectura), tons of computers."(25 Tips)
    ToryBurch
    "bright (brillante) steel and glass structure"(2 Tips)
    TruthorDare.us
    "general tour (excursiones) at the Seattle Public Library"(3 Tips)
    Eduardo Y.
    "Top floor is a great place to study because it's quiet (tranquilo)."(4 Tips)
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  • Rafael S.
    Que hermoso, solo le falta un mariachi! <body> <a href="http://www.xn--mariachisenespaa-lub.com/">Mariachis Madrid America</a> </body> Leer más
  • Raúl G.
    Raúl GodoyJulio 5, 2013
    El internet por wifi es 15mb pero si usas ethernet cable es 55mb.
  • Patrícia T.
    Patrícia TavaresMayo 30, 2015
    Visita obrigatória!! 📚
  • Kristine G.icono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    Kristine GelsanoNoviembre 19, 2014
    Cool! I've never seen a Public Library like this. I enjoyed the modern architecture & interior design. I like how the floors spirals up. There's also a cafe in where you can get coffee/drinks & food.
  • Matt L.icono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    Matt LewFebrero 26, 2017
    Go all the way to the 10th floor to view from the top. Also take the 8th floor and walk down the spiral.
    Votación a favor hace hace 1 semana
  • Johnny P.icono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    Johnny PeaceDiciembre 12, 2017
    Always a great spot to chill for a couple hours. I usually go to the tenth floor to study, or binge watch tv shows. Then when you're tired of screens, take the stairs and check oit the unique floors.
    Votación a favor hace Mar 24
  • Erkan S.
    Erkan SakaOctubre 27, 2018
    This is the biggest public library I have ever seen. 13-floor modern well-designed architecture. The tenth floor has a viewing deck, too. Do not expect a majestic city view though.
  • Catalina O.icono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    Catalina OteroMarzo 23, 2015
    There's a whole section up on the top floor dedicated to Seattle history. Looking at some old yearbooks from the previous century was really interesting!
  • CNN
    CNNAbril 13, 2015
    Seattle's $166 million Central Library opened in 2004. Designed by Rem Koolhaas and Joshua Ramus, the building contains 9,994 pieces of exterior glass with 4,644 tons of steel. Leer más
  • eric b.icono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    eric bornemannFebrero 5, 2018
    Fantastically cool building that is a ton of fun to explore. Be sure to go all the way to the top.
  • Gilberto
    GilbertoEnero 29, 2020
    Ha estado aquí más de 10 veces
    Best place to get tax returns done for free. Look for the free tax help on the 5th floor.
  • Sarah M.
    Sarah Malloy-GoodAgosto 16, 2012
    There is a free self-guided cell phone tour throughout the library. Fun fact: the public art outside the meeting rooms on the 4th floor is excerpts from Robert's Rulesand of Order.
  • Irinaicono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    IrinaAgosto 15, 2014
    Architecture of the building and the ambiance inside are a bit too abstract and futuristic to be soothing. It's one of Seattle's notable landmarks, so is worth checking out.
  • Veronica S.
    Veronica S.Enero 27, 2014
    If you're looking for a book from the aviation room, go to the 10th floor to order it. The book can be used just in library. And the room is closed on Friday.
  • Lailanie G.icono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    Lailanie GadiaNoviembre 5, 2014
    Great architecture. Good place to hangout, study, and take a break from the downtown Seattle hustle and bustle with the quiet atmosphere.
  • _icono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    _Mayo 26, 2015
    Amazing architecture! Would spend hours here if I could. Check out the highest point!
  • ⛵Captain J.icono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    ⛵Captain Jack⛵Noviembre 10, 2012
    Ha estado aquí más de 100 veces
    Ethernet plugs (for those who don't have a WI-Fi capable device or who need more security) on a few floors are available to connect to the Internet. this one is located on the 8th floor.
  • Rainbeau
    RainbeauNoviembre 1, 2016
    If you've never been, you ought to walk through at least once. It's also a great space to work remotely for the day.
  • ⛵Captain J.icono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    ⛵Captain Jack⛵Marzo 19, 2013
    Ha estado aquí más de 100 veces
    You haven't filed for your taxes, and need help? The United Way is offering assistance to doing your taxes. The will even eFile your return. They also have service for basic needs.
  • R Bicono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    R BNoviembre 25, 2011
    From the 10th floor, walk past the elevators and around the corner. Watch the movie projected to the side of the lower floors as you look down to the 2nd floor stacks. This place is a treasure trove.
  • Matt L.icono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    Matt LehrerAgosto 14, 2019
    The children's book section is something like 20 times the size of our local branch's and was great to explore.
  • Irene M.
    Irene MSeptiembre 6, 2012
    Designed by Rem Koolhas. It is worthy of all the hype and locals are rightfully proud to live in a place where such projects actually happen. Bill Gates chipped in $20 million for this too.
  • ToryBurch
    ToryBurchAbril 15, 2011
    Marvel at this Rem Koolhaas-designed public library, from its airy and bright steel and glass structure to its towering non-fiction book spiral and vibrant magenta and lime children's reading room.
  • veronique @ zaptravel.com ..
    The hub of Seattle's 25-branch library system, the Central Library, is a stunning jewel of a building that stands out against the concrete jungle of Downtown.
  • Amar M.icono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    Amar MOctubre 1, 2013
    The best place where you can ever study and relax,also they provide many classes to teach english it's called Talk Time ..
  • R Bicono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    R BNoviembre 25, 2011
    Each "side" of the building utilized a different type of glass. Compare at the angles & you will see the differences, intended to highlight various views of the city, rain & sky.
  • Brad F.
    Brad FultsJulio 27, 2013
    One of the most awesome buildings in Seattle. Walk up the giant ramps, go down the neon elevator and walk through the confusingly geometric hallway.
  • Christopher B.icono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    Christopher BuckleyAgosto 18, 2015
    Ha estado aquí más de 100 veces
    Simply one of the world's best. This is no library. This is a flight terminal for armchair travel!
  • AAF Seattle
    AAF SeattleDiciembre 19, 2013
    Site of the AAF Seattle Speaker Series: David Burkus on "The Myths of Creativity," 12/19/2013. #CreativeMyths [info] Leer más
  • Rose J.icono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    Rose JangFebrero 14, 2017
    Wow! An incredibly beautiful, inviting, calming space. Architecture done right.
  • Tyrone J.
    Tyrone JenkinsOctubre 4, 2017
    Definitely the best library I've ever seen... Seattle has great libraries all over the place
  • Jason S.icono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    Jason StoffFebrero 16, 2015
    Beautiful architecture. Great place for out-of-office work.
  • TruthorDare.us
    TruthorDare.usNoviembre 13, 2012
    We dare you to schedule an architectural or general tour at the Seattle Public Library and then search for your family surname in the Genealogy Collection.
  • Windows Live Photo Gallery
    Stand at the corner of 5th and Spring, across from the library, to capture the entire building. A reflection of the sunset on the building is possible from late spring to early summer.
  • Yiling W.
    Yiling WongMarzo 7, 2017
    Bathrooms are on floor 7 & 1.
  • Kyle M.icono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    Kyle McLainAbril 28, 2017
    Great view from top floor! Turn left when you get out of the elevator on the reading room level.
  • Daniel P.icono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    Daniel PlemmonsSeptiembre 1, 2017
    The map room is particularly cool. Obviously the architecture is great inside and out.
  • Matt H.
    Matt HealyOctubre 30, 2013
    Those hooks you see hanging below the windows on the top floor are for window washers. *faints*
  • Nao T.
    Nao TomitaMayo 14, 2015
    シアトル中央図書館:レム・コールハース(2004)。地上11階、地下に駐車場も備える公共図書館。不規則な建物の形状は、書架、閲覧室、ホールなどの図書館に必要な機能を縦に積み上げ、ずらしたため。この計算されたズレにより、吹き抜けや広々とした閲覧スペースを作り出している。
  • Shannon M.
    Shannon McDonoughEnero 29, 2013
    If you are on a Mac or iPad and are having trouble connecting to wi-fi, try turning off your wi-fi, restarting, then turning wi-fi back on. Not guaranteed, but worked for me.
  • Benjamin L.
    Benjamin LukOctubre 27, 2009
    From the upper floors, you get a great bird's eye view of practically the entire city. In fact, the view's so great, you see things you shouldn't. Like that time we saw a couple boning on a rooftop.
  • Marina M.icono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    Marina MJunio 16, 2016
    Ha estado aquí más de 5 veces
    Интересная архитектура. Есть бесплатный вай-фай . На первом этаже есть раздел Русской литературы.
  • Joanna F.
    Joanna FlammOctubre 30, 2013
    Look for the audio tour signs--all you need is your phone. Call the number and learn about this crazy building.
  • AAF Seattle
    AAF SeattleJunio 12, 2013
    The architectural views here alone will open windows in your mind. Tap into this space!
  • Geoffrey B.icono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    Geoffrey BrailsfordNoviembre 24, 2015
    Take some time to casually walk around. There's so much to explore! Don't get lost.
  • Craig L.icono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    Craig LittleMayo 19, 2018
    Make sure to go to the top
  • Rüyaicono de corazón en la imagen de usuario
    RüyaJulio 22, 2015
    Perfect! 30 minutes + 15 minutes additional internet for guests and nice building.
  • W. D.
    W. DunlapFebrero 8, 2010
    Take Link light rail to get here. Exit at the 3rd & Seneca end of University Street Station, then go 1 block uphill east on Seneca, then 1 block south on 4th, and you're at the library's front door!
  • Kaede B.
    Kaede BalazsNoviembre 14, 2013
    Whether you love books, or architecture, or both, check out the library downtown. Rem Koolhaas is a visionary.
  • Jonathon C.
    Jonathon ColmanEnero 2, 2010
    Ha estado aquí más de 10 veces
    Check out a book (or a comic book or a CD or a DVD) from one of the best - and most beautiful - libraries in the Americas.
    Votación a favor hace Apr 11
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