Our city’s library is cooler than yours.
Ssshhh! We’re working on a pedal-powered way to bring you books. Sneak peek at the Haulin’ Colin custom-built trailer twitter.com/SPLBuzz/status…
— Seattle Library (@SPLBuzz) May 9, 2013
— Jessica Lucas (@anankaf) May 9, 2013
And the Seattle Public Library isn’t stopping there. They are also hosting a series of bicycle safety and maintenance classes called Sound Cycling (remaining dates below):
The Seattle Public Library will host the Sound Cycling series this spring at several Library locations. Learn how to use a bike as a healthy and economical means of transportation, perform basic bike maintenance and more. Record the number of miles biked to work or school during the month of May for a chance to win prizes at the series finale.
The series is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Free parking is available at the branches.
See below for the series schedule and descriptions.
Getting There By Bike – Morgan Sherer of FamilyBike Seattle will talk about using bikes to get where you need to go in the city, both as an individual and as a family.
- Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25 at the NewHolly Branch, 7058 32nd Ave. S., 206-386-1905
Bicycle Maintenance – Get an overview of basic bicycle parts and learn about basic bicycle maintenance from Morgan Sherer of FamilyBike Seattle.
- 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 19 at the Northeast Branch, 6801 35th Ave. N.E., 206-684-7539
- Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25 at the Ballard Branch, 5614 22nd Ave. N.W., 206-684-4089
Mileage Celebration – Win prizes for reporting the miles you biked to work or school during the month of May.
- 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 13 at the Northeast Branch, 6801 35th Ave. N.E., 206-684-7539
For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.