LIBRARIES

Montlake Branch
Rebecca Cummins
Skylight Aperture Sundial, 2006
South Park Branch
Franklin Joyce
South Park Lights, 2006
High Point Branch
Steve Gardner
Sky Legends, 2004
International District Branch
Rene Yung
Wellspring, 2005
Capitol Hill Branch
Iole Alessandrini
Contour, 2003
Columbia City Branch
Gu Xiong
A Place Called Home, 2004
Greenwood Branch
Fernanda D'Agostino and Valerie Otani
Into the Green Wood, 2004
Lake City Branch Branch
Linda Haworth
"Collections" Objects, Experiences, Memories, 2005
Northgate Branch
Dana Lynn Louis
Circulation, 2006
Wallingford Branch
Richard Elliott
5 Neons, 2004
Rainier Beach Branch
Anna Skibsa
Gravity Law, 2004
Southwest Branch
Katherine Kerr
Anthology, 2007
Northeast Branch
Heather Dew Oaksen
Luminaire, 2005
Carnegie libraries
Denis Evans
Seven Liberal Arts Suite, 2005
Delridge Branch
Jean Whitesavage and Nick Lyle
The Forest is Waiting, 2001
Magnolia Branch
Kristin Tollefson
Catch + Release, 2008

CENTRAL LIBRARY

Seattle's Central Library, part of the 1998 Libraries for All bond measure, opened in 2004. Visitors enjoy the site-integrated work of Seattle-based media artist Gary Hill, internationally recognized conceptual artist Ann Hamilton, and video artist Tony Oursler. As part of the Library Unbound project, textile artist Mandy Greer and artist George Legrady have completed residencies and installed artworks at the Central Library
Ann Hamilton
LEW Wood Floor, 2004
Gary Hill
Astronomy by Day (and Other Oxymorons), 2004
Tony Oursler
Braincast, 2004
Mandy Greer
Babe, 2004
Mandy Greer
The Phoenix Fairy, 2004
Mandy Greer
The Magic Grove, 2004
George Legrady
Making Visible the Invisible, 2004
Lynne Yamamoto
Of Memory, 2007

BALLARD BRANCH

In November 1998, Seattle voters overwhelmingly approved the $196.4 million "Libraries for All" bond measure to upgrade The Seattle Public Library System with new facilities, technology, and books. The new Ballard Branch Library was the 15th project completed under the Libraries for All building program. Artist Donald Fels, with Andrew Schloss and Dale Stammen, completed a series of weather-activated artworks for the building.
Donald Fels, Andrew Schloss and Dale Stammen
Weather Permitting, 2005
Donald Fels, Andrew Schloss and Dale Stammen
Flow, 2005

BEACON HILL BRANCH

In November 1998, Seattle voters overwhelmingly approved the $196.4 million "Libraries for All" bond measure to upgrade The Seattle Public Library System with new facilities, technology, and books. The new Beacon Hill Branch Library was the 11th project completed under the Libraries for All building program. Artist Addison Miles Pepper created a weathervane and rain scuppers for the building.
Miles Addison Pepper
The Dream Ship "Beacon Hill Discovery", 2005
Miles Addison Pepper
Ravens Bill Downspouts, 2005

BROADVIEW HILL BRANCH

In November 1998, Seattle voters overwhelmingly approved the $196.4 million "Libraries for All" bond measure to upgrade The Seattle Public Library with new facilities, technology, and books. The expanded Broadview branch library was the 25th project completed under the Libraries for All building program. Artist Theresa Batty completed two navigationally themed pieces for the branch.
Theresa Batty
Mercator, 2007
Theresa Batty
Pelorus, 2007

DOUGLASS-TRUTH BRANCH

In November 1998, Seattle voters overwhelmingly approved the $196.4 million "Libraries for All" bond measure to upgrade The Seattle Public Library with new facilities, technology, and books. The Douglass-Truth Branch expansion was the 21st project completed under the "Libraries for All" building program.
Douglass-Truth Branch
Marita Dingus
Children of the Sea, 2006
Douglass-Truth Branch
Vivian Linder
Ancestors, 2006

Madrona Branch

Improvements to the Seattle Public Library, Madrona Branch were part of the $196.4 million Libraries for All bond approved by Seattle voters in 1998. The measure allowed for facility and technology upgrades at the Madrona library as well as the addition of public artworks. The Libraries for All bond provided for improvements to be made to all 22 existing branches, built new branches in underserved areas, and constructed the new Seattle Public Library, Central Branch.
Madrona Branch
Mary Iverson
Cargo, 2006
Madrona Branch
Monad Elohim
Sleepy Goat, 2006