Every Book A Conversation

Welcome to Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum.

A nonprofit member-supported library and cultural center at the heart of the historic Pike Place Market.

Folio offers cultural and civic programs, author events, book discussions, a lending library, intimate concerts and access to beautiful and affordable reading & workspaces.

Whether you're hosting a book club, meeting, concert, or reception, Folio can help make your event a memorable experience. Book Your Event 

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