Elisabeth C. Miller Library

Covid-19 Update

UW Botanic Gardens grounds are open to visitors. However, all buildings are closed.

The Library is closed to in-person patrons until further notice. We will continue to answer reference questions via email or the online form. Email is preferred for questions involving plant identification.

The Library book drop has reopened, so you may return your borrowed materials any time. We are now offering contactless pickup of holds. In order to place holds, you will need to return all borrowed items. Learn how to borrow books and schedule a pickup.

Sorry, we cannot accept book and magazine donations until further notice.

UW Botanic Gardens continues to follow all advice and directives set forth by the University of Washington, which are detailed at length on the UW Novel Coronavirus Information Page.

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Visit Us

Open to everyone. Open hours.
Address: 3501 NE 41st St., Seattle, WA, 98105
Location: Center for Urban Horticulture. CUH Map.

Contact Us

Your Library Account  Email: hortlib@uw.edu
Plant Answer Line: 206-897-5268  General Questions: 206-543-0415

December Arts and Crafts Exhibit and Sale

collage of photos and illustrationsThree of our generous local artists have stepped in to offer a virtual version of the annual December Arts and Crafts Exhibit and Sale. Please support the wonderful work of Kathleen Ashby Atkins, Molly Hashimoto, and Linda Vorobik. They, in turn, will be offering a portion of their sales to support the Miller Library.

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December 2020: Brian Thompson reviews Spirit of Place by Bill Noble.

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December 2020: Tracy Mehlin reviews Blooming Flowers by Kasia Boddy

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