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About CityStream

CityStream is the Seattle Channel's weekly feature magazine show. Tune in and join our hosts as we venture to new and exciting spots in Seattle. We'll visit hidden parks, new restaurants and favorite haunts as we bring you in-depth coverage of the happenings in the Emerald City. Learn about unique organizations and the people making a difference in our town. Hear about up and coming programs and what you can do to join in.

Simply put, if you live in or near Seattle - if you care about Seattle - CityStream will help you connect to life in the city.

CityStream: Libraries & LEAD
CityStream: Libraries & LEAD

CityStream checks in with The Seattle Public Library, marking the 125th anniversary of the first public library to open in Seattle. We look at the evolution of one of the city's most beloved public institutions, from a drive-up window for book pick-ups to borrowing Wi-Fi hotspots. Plus, we discover the library's historic Carnegie libraries. Then, we learn about the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) program, designed to help break the cycle of incarceration for nonviolent drug offenders. LEAD's innovative approach offers an option beyond jail and has become a national model. Host Mona Locke brings you these stories from the Central Library.