Quest_Bookshop_1.jpg The Theosophical Society in Seattle
A branch of the  Theosophical Society in America

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7,000 Metaphysical books and Media -- open to the public

First established in the late 1920s, the Seattle Theosophical Library has nearly 7,000 books, periodicals and media dealing with Theosophy, mysticism, esotericism, comparative religion, philosophy and related subjects.

The library has become a center for the exploration and study of Theosophy, healing, meditation, astrology, psychology and spirituality.  It is a rich source of inspiration for artists, students and thinkers interested in the process of inner development.

The library also hosts a bound collection of The Theosophist journal dating back to 1885, as well as other early theosophical periodicals and rare texts.

Our collection is listed online (see the Search links above), and a public computer is available for web research.

Join the Library

In return for checkout privileges, we ask $30.00 per year for a 12-month membership in this library.

We discount renewals if membership is kept current.  Membership fees are applied toward book and media acquisition, replacement and repair.  Please ask the librarian about joining the library.

The Library is a service of The Theosophical Society in Seattle, a Lodge of the Theosophical Society in America.  Library members are invited to visit lodge study meetings to investigate joining the Theosophical Society.
For more information, please see:   Ongoing Lodge Activities   and   Theosophical Society Membership Information

Library membership is included in Theosophical Society in Seattle membership.   However, you may become a Library member without joining the Society.

Want to Donate to the Library?

Our non-profit library is largely funded by donations.  If you would like to help keep our library active, please consider sending a donation to the Library Manager Fund.   For a limited time, all donations we receive will be matched by a member donor.  We appreciate your support.

Want to Volunteer in the Library?

We are in need of willing helpers for a variety of library related tasks including overseeing the library during open hours, assistance with book repair, shelf reading and the preparation of new material.   If you are interested, call 206.267.0156 or stop by during Library hours.

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