The days of extended hold times are over. Starting Monday, May 23, the Seattle Public Library is returning to pre-pandemic borrowing policies.
The maximum time books, CDs, DVDs and other physical items can be placed on hold will be reduced from 14 to seven days. Accounts will also be suspended for overdue items after 14 days instead of 31 days. Suspended accounts will be reactivated once items are returned.
The Northgate, University, Lake City and Northeast branches also expanded open hours as of Wednesday.
“With all Seattle libraries reopened — most at pre-pandemic hours — and Library meeting rooms and study rooms once again available for public use, we are very encouraged to have reached this phase of…
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