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Wedgwood history includes lumber mill, airport, more

February 19th, 2013 by Support Staff

“Did you know that Northeast Seattle was once the home of a ghost town, a lumber mill, a college (not the University of Washington!), an airport, a railroad, a mosquito fleet, a saint, a dairy farm and the city’s first p-patch?”

That’s what The Seattle Library has to say about an exhibit currently showing at its Northeast branch. Through the end of the month you can view historic photos, maps and articles about the development of Wedgwood, View Ridge, Laurelhurst, Meadowbrook and Ravenna.

The exhibit is on loan from Valarie Bunn, who runs the blog Wedgwood in Seattle History.

For more information on this exhibit, call the Northeast Branch at 206-684-7539.

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Seattle Public Library makes reading fun for young readers this summer

June 12th, 2012 by Support Staff

This post courtesy of our sister site Fremont Universe.

The Seattle Public Library

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Free tax assistance at the Northeast Library

February 2nd, 2012 by hillaryu

Need some help with your taxes but can’t afford professional help?

The Seattle Public Library can help! Starting Feb. 2, free tax assistance will be available from 4-7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Northeast Branch, 6801 35th Ave. N.E., through April 12. Exceptions: Hours are 2-6 p.m. Feb. 9, March 8 and April 12.

Free tax assistance will be available at various other branches as well. For more information, see the library’s news release.

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Seattle Public Library seeking volunteer gardeners

June 10th, 2011 by Support Staff

Interested in weeding gardens, raking leaves and picking up litter, all for a good cause and all in your own neighborhood?

The Seattle Public Library is recruiting volunteers to help maintain the garden and grounds at several branch libraries, including the Northeast Branch, 6801 35th Ave. N.E., and the Montlake Branch, 2401 24th Ave. E.

Gardening at the library is an opportunity for friends, family and company teams to volunteer together. High-school students can obtain service-learning hours for graduation requirements. Student volunteers must be at least 15 years old.

The Library

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Rasmussen hosting community discussion at Northeast library

October 27th, 2010 by hillaryu

City Councilman Tom Rasmussen will be at the Northeast library (6801 35th Ave NE) this Saturday (10/30) to speak with

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