SPL Business Resource Event

 

 

Business Resource Open House
Thursday, September 20, 2018, 3-5 p.m.
Lake City Branch (on the plaza outside)

Whether you are starting or growing a business, there are local assistance
organizations that will help you succeed. Maybe you are looking for financial
help, counseling on the viability of a business idea, or just advice on next
steps.
You’ll meet organizations like Mercy Corps NW which provides microloans
up to $50,000 to entrepreneurs starting or growing their own small
businesses. Talk with representatives from the Office of Economic
Development (OED) about connections to financing, technical assistance and
other resources.

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Honoring Nancy Pew

Please Consider a Donation to Dedicate a Room to Lake City Treasure, Nancy Pew, Children’s Librarian

For the Lake City Library Renovation
Help Support a Room named for Nancy Pew

Join the campaign to celebrate and honor long-time children’s librarian Nancy Pew by dedicating a room to her in the renovated Lake City Branch!  Nancy’s many years of love and commitment include interconnecting Lake City’s diversity by traveling to different pockets of the entire community, bringing books and activities to those who might not otherwise have access, celebrating the many cultures.  She also sees that everyone feels welcome and at home in the Library, making it feel very special to our families and our neighborhood.

Thank you for helping to honor Nancy by making a gift of any size using this link: http://i.supportspl.org/site/Donation2?1721.donation=form1&df_id=1721&mfc_pref=T

If you’ve already contributed towards the library renovation, you can redirect your donation towards the “Nancy Pew Room” by calling Brian Lawrence at 206-413-7004 or emailing him at brian@supportspl.org.

To donate by check, please make it out to the Seattle Public Library Foundation, write Nancy Pew Room on the “For” line, and mail it to The Seattle Public Library Foundation, PO Box 3951, Seattle WA 98124-3951.

Changes Coming To Lake City Library

In Early 2018 the Lake City Branch Will Close for Interior Remodel

The following is taken from The Seattle Public Library Foundation’s information regarding Lake City’s library remodel scheduled to begin in late February of 2018. The foundation anticipates that the Library will be closed for approximately five months during the work. LCFF will be working with the Library to keep you informed on how this will effect programs offered by the Library and how individuals and groups can help support this remodel through fund raising.

“In 2018, the Seattle Public Library plans a major renovation of its Lake City Branch, expanding the amount of public space to meet the needs of a dynamic neighborhood this is rapidly growing and changing. Lake City is one of the most heavily used libraries in the city with more than 220,000 patron visits last year. – There is high demand for use of the library’s computers and free WIFI as well as public meeting rooms. Mores students attend the Lake City’s after school Homework Help program often taking up most of the public seating. Continue reading “Changes Coming To Lake City Library”