Beginning this week, the Seattle Public Library has expand open hours, including additional evening hours, at most locations. Additionally, beginning this week, the Central Library’s Hugh and Jane Ferguson Seattle Room will reopen to patrons by appointment only. Appointments will be available on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Patrons may book 30 minutes to 2 hours of time. There are four work stations available in the Seattle Room. Special Collections librarians will be available during appointments to assist patrons with their research needs.

Magnolia Branch

2801 34th Ave. W.

• 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.

Queen Anne Branch

400 W. Garfield

• 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.