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Volunteer and workshop leader, Kathy Eckert.

Explore the unknown at Seattle's Metaphysical Library in Ballard

By Erin Bosetti

Tucked down a non-descript stairwell, in between Bop Street Records and Great Harvest Bread Co. and below the bakeries, burger joints and tchotchke filled boutiques that dot Market Street lies a library.

Not a Seattle Public Library but an alternative collection curated by a crew of information deviants that has been servicing our city for over 50 years. It’s called the Seattle Metaphysical Library (2220 N.W. Market St L-05), and for about thirty dollars a year one can enjoy full access to it’s overflowing shelves, checking out up to three books at a time.

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