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Check Out a Museum with Your Library Card

I’ve bragged before about how great the Seattle Public Library is, and all the surprising services beyond book-borrowing that you might not realize they offer: the “Ask a Librarian” online chat, personalized book recommendations, and free concerts, lectures, and author readings. But now I have to add another awesome bonus to the list: free museum passes! All you have to do is go to the museum pass request form, reserve your date and time (up to 30 days in advance), print out your pass, and bring it with you to the museum. You can get one pass per week per [...]

2016-12-31T17:59:13-07:00July 9th, 2012|Tags: , , |

Support Your Local Library

Well, it's official — I'm a volunteer! I've been a member of the Friends of the Seattle Public Library for some time, and have volunteered at their regular book sales for the past couple of years, but I just recently decided to make the jump into volunteering on their Communications Committee. This gives me god-like powers over their newsletter, broadcast emails, blog, and other communications! If you visit the Friends' website or blog in the coming months, you'll probably read something I've written. Volunteering with your local library is a great way to pad your résumé — er, I mean give [...]

2016-12-31T17:59:14-07:00June 19th, 2012|Tags: , , , |