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July 1, 2013 at 3:47 PM

City offering cooling centers to help public deal with the heat

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Seattle and the surrounding area until 11 p.m. Monday. In response, the city is offering locations for the public to cool down.

Libraries

The   following Seattle Public Library locations are equipped with air   conditioning, and serve as cooling centers when the area experiences extreme heat.

  •   Central Library (1000 4th Ave.) -   206-386-4636
  •   Ballard (5614 22nd Ave. NW) – 206-684-4089
  •   Beacon Hill (2821 Beacon Ave. S) -   206-684-4711
  •   Broadview (12755 Greenwood Ave. N) -   206-684-7519
  •   Capitol Hill (425 Harvard Ave. E) -   206-684-4715
  •   Delridge (5423 Delridge Way SW) – 206-733-9125
  •   Douglass-Truth (2300 E Yesler Way) -   206-684-4704
  •   Greenwood (8016 Greenwood Ave N) -   206-684-4086
  •   High Point (3411 SW Raymond St.) -   206-684-7454
  •   International District / Chinatown (713 8th   Ave. S) – 206-386-1300
  •   Lake City (12501 28th Ave. NE) – 206-684-7518
  •   Madrona-Sally Goldmark (1134 33rd Ave.) -   206-684-4705
  •   Magnolia (2801 34th Ave. W) – 206-386-4225
  •   NewHolly (7058 32nd Ave. S) – 206-386-1905
  •   Northgate (10548 5th Ave. NE) -   206-386-1980
  •   Rainier Beach (9125 Rainier Ave. S) -   206-386-1906
  •   South Park (8604 8th Ave. S) – 206-615-1688
  •   Wallingford (1501 N 45th St.) -   206-684-4088

Seattle Center

  • Armory Center House (Open until 9 p.m.)
  • International Fountain (Open until 9 p.m.)
  • Fountain of Creation (Open 24/7)

Senior Centers

 The following senior centers have air conditioning or are relatively cool and are open to the public.

  • Greenwood Senior Center (525 N. 8th St.)
  • International Drop-In Center (7301 Beacon Ave S.)
  • Pike Market Senior Center and Food Bank (85 Pike St., #200)
  • Ballard NW Senior Center (5429 32nd Ave. NW)
  • Southeast Seattle Senior Center (4655 South Holly St.)
  • The Senior Center of West Seattle (4217 SW Oregon St.)
  • South Park Senior Center (8201 10th Ave. S)
  • Wallingford Community Senior Center (4649 Sunnyside Ave. N, Suite 140)
  • The Central (500 30th Ave. S)

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