Parks & ARC Open Computer Labs While Libraries Are Closed for Furlough

Seattle Parks and Recreation is providing access to computer labs during the week that the Seattle Public Library system is closed for furloughs.

During this week when Seattle Public Library branches are closed, these Seattle Parks and Recreation “Rec Tech” computer labs will be open for public use:

  • International District/Chinatown Community Center, 719 8th Ave. S, Thursday 11:00 am to 6:00 pm and Thursday, 8/30, and Friday, 8/31, from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm.
  • Garfield Community Center, 2323 E Cherry St., hours vary because of daily programming; please call 206-684-4788 for public hours.
  • Miller Community Center, 330 19th Ave. E, hours vary because of daily programming; please call 206-684-4753 for public hours.
  • Yesler Community Center, 917 E Yesler Way, Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 pm Additional hours may be available for public use based on daily programming; for information, please call 206-386-1245.
  • Southwest Teen Life Center, 2801 SW Thistle St., will open Thursday, 8/30, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. and Friday, 8/31, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm, but there is no technical support available.

Regular library operations resume on Tuesday, September 4. During the closure, a list of available online services is available online at

Parks’ computer labs are a service of the Rec Tech Coalition, a project of Parks’ partner the Associated Recreation Council.

Parks works in partnership with the Associated Recreation Council (ARC) to bring high-quality, accessible and affordable recreation opportunities to the people of Seattle.