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Baby Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

'Ender's Game'

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Celebrate Banned Books Week by watching the movie version of this banned book. Snacks Provided. Description: Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, a genocidal alien race, which has already nearly annihilated the human race. Snacks Provided. Rating: PG-13 - Parents Strongly Cautioned. Run time: 1 hour 54 minutes. View in Catalog: "Ender's Game". Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:55 PM.

Family Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 29, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Friends 75th Anniversary Tote Giveaway

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Pick up a free 75th Anniversary celebration tote bag! Description: The Friends of The Seattle Public Library will be visiting all of the library branches this calendar year to give away 75th Anniversary tote bags. Join us in celebrating 75 years and pick up a free bag to carry your library books! Bags will be given away on a first come, first serve basis. The Friends of The Seattle Public Library is a non-profit, grassroots organization dedicated to promoting our Library as an essential institution of society and supporting its mission and vision. Our volunteer memb… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.friendsofspl.org. Contact: FriendShop 206-733-9015. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Opening Reception for 25th Annual Artist Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: As part of the 25th Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, meet your creative neighbors and see their art on display at the Southwest Branch! Description: This reception is a chance to discuss art with the artists in a low-key, friendly setting. Artists participating in the Showcase are encouraged to attend the reception. Coffee and dessert will be served at the reception. The 25th Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southw… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your babies (ages 0-12 months) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Teen Service Learning

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects to benefit the library and community. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you this summer. Return completed applications to staff at the Southwest Branch by September 18 at 6 PM. The Teen Services Librarian will then schedule a time to talk with you about service learning at the Southwest Branch. At the service learning orientation on 10/4 you will meet your fellow service learners and start working on a project for the library and community. The fall… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Family Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers (ages 1-5 years) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers (ages 1-5 years) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, October 6, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

See Art/Make Art: Phone Wire Basket Weaving with Lene Sangster

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Drop-in wire basket art project led by Seattle artist and educator Lene Sangster. Description: At the end of this art class you will take home your wire basket. This workshop is intended for ages 10 and older. The See Art/Make Art series is part of the 25th Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, October 8, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your babies (ages 0-12 months) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Teen Service Learning

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects to benefit the library and community. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you this summer. Return completed applications to staff at the Southwest Branch by September 18 at 6 PM. The Teen Services Librarian will then schedule a time to talk with you about service learning at the Southwest Branch. At the service learning orientation on 10/4 you will meet your fellow service learners and start working on a project for the library and community. The fall… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Family Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers (ages 1-5 years) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers (ages 1-5 years) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, October 13, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Seattle Opera Preview with Professional Singers at Kenyon Hall

Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: Kenyon Hall 7904 35th Avenue SW Seattle, WA 98126. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Presented by professional singers and accompanist, join us for a preview of Seattle Opera’s upcoming production of Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel. Description: With refreshing humor and Wagnerian orchestration, this atmospheric fable explores universal themes of poverty, peril, and bravery, culminating in happiness for all – save for one very bad witch! Deepen your enjoyment of this provocative, dreamy, and melodious opera as you get an inside look into Seattle Opera’s upcoming production. Featuring professional singers and an accompanist, this hour long presentation will take you on a journey through the story and music of Humperdinck’s masterpiece. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, October 13, 2016, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

'The Great Gatsby'

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens, watch a movie, and eat snacks on your day off from school! Description: Nick movies to New York and ends up living next door to the mysterious, party-giving millionaire Jay Gatsby. He is quickly drawn into Gatsby's world of the super rich, their illusions, loves, and lies. Snacks provided. Rating: PG-13 - Parents Strongly Cautioned. Run time: 2 hours 23 minutes. View in Catalog: "The Great Gatsby". Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, October 14, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:25 PM.

See Art/Make Art: Felt Monster Key Chains with Lene Sangster

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Drop-in felt monster key chain art project led by Seattle artist and educator Lene Sangster. Description: At the end of this art class you will take home your felt monster key chain. This workshop is intended for ages 10 and older. The See Art/Make Art series is part of the 25th Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, October 15, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Afternoon Book Group

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Southwest Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "The Bartender's Tale" by Ivan Doig. Book Description: Running a venerable bar in 1960 Montana while raising his twelve-year-old son, single father Tom Harry finds his world upended by the arrival of a woman from his past and her beatnik daughter, who claims Tom as her father. View in Catalog: "The Bartender's Tale" by Ivan Doig. Next Month's Title: "The Madonnas of Leningrad" by Debra Dean. Notes: This group meets the third Monday of the month at 2 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, October 17, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your babies (ages 0-12 months) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Teen Service Learning

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects to benefit the library and community. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you this summer. Return completed applications to staff at the Southwest Branch by September 18 at 6 PM. The Teen Services Librarian will then schedule a time to talk with you about service learning at the Southwest Branch. At the service learning orientation on 10/4 you will meet your fellow service learners and start working on a project for the library and community. The fall… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Family Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers (ages 1-5 years) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, October 20, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

See Art/Make Art: Nouveau Paint by Numbers with Lene Sangster

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Drop-in paint by numbers art project led by Seattle artist and educator Lene Sangster. Description: At the end of this art class you will take home your paint by numbers artwork. This workshop is intended for ages 10 and older. The See Art/Make Art series is part of the 25th Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, October 22, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your babies (ages 0-12 months) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Teen Service Learning

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects to benefit the library and community. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you this summer. Return completed applications to staff at the Southwest Branch by September 18 at 6 PM. The Teen Services Librarian will then schedule a time to talk with you about service learning at the Southwest Branch. At the service learning orientation on 10/4 you will meet your fellow service learners and start working on a project for the library and community. The fall… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Family Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers (ages 1-5 years) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows'

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens, watch a movie, and eat snacks! Description: After facing Shredder, who has joined forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and henchmen Bebop and Rocksteady to take over the world, the Turtles must confront an even greater nemesis: the notorious Krang. Snacks provided. Rating: PG-13 - Parents Strongly Cautioned. Run time: 1 hour 52 minutes. View in Catalog: "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows". Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:55 PM.

Family Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers (ages 1-5 years) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, October 27, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

El Bibliobandido

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Story-eating bandit on the loose. We need your juiciest of stories. Come to a workshop for ages 7 to 11 for hands-on bookmaking + science + storytelling. Description: El Bibliobandido workshop is about paper, acting, online, and digital storycrafting. It is based in the legend of El Bibliobandido (or “Book Bandit”), a ravenous, story-eating bandit that pesters kids to write and offer him fresh-baked stories. Through character and art kids will practice to create art, write stories, and use technology to make them come to life. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, October 28, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

See Art/Make Art: Blood Gutters Comix Making on the iPad

Where: Southwest Branch. Class type: Other. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn to make comics and graphic novels using the iPad. Registration is required. Description: Learn the skills necessary to create comic books, graphic novels and zines using Artrage and Halftone 2. Prerequisite: Proficiency working with tablet computers. The See Art/Make Art series is part of the 25th Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. To register, visit the branch or call 206-733-9125. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, October 29, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your babies (ages 0-12 months) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Teen Service Learning

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects to benefit the library and community. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you this summer. Return completed applications to staff at the Southwest Branch by September 18 at 6 PM. The Teen Services Librarian will then schedule a time to talk with you about service learning at the Southwest Branch. At the service learning orientation on 10/4 you will meet your fellow service learners and start working on a project for the library and community. The fall… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Family Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers (ages 1-5 years) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers (ages 1-5 years) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, November 3, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Introduction to Digital Photography

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Class type: Other. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn how to go beyond automatic to make your camera do what you want it to. Description: Explore what those other modes and settings on your camera can do for your photographs. Also discuss some basic principles of designing a compelling photograph. For all levels of experience, shooting any digital camera. Bring your camera, a fully-charged battery, a memory card and your camera user’s manual if you have it to class along with 3 photographs to share out of pride or to ask what went wrong or what more could I have done with the camera. Your sample 3 images should be on a flash drive, DVD or… Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, November 5, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your babies (ages 0-12 months) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Teen Service Learning

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects to benefit the library and community. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you this summer. Return completed applications to staff at the Southwest Branch by September 18 at 6 PM. The Teen Services Librarian will then schedule a time to talk with you about service learning at the Southwest Branch. At the service learning orientation on 10/4 you will meet your fellow service learners and start working on a project for the library and community. The fall… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Family Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers (ages 1-5 years) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers (ages 1-5 years) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, November 10, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Library Closed in observance of Veterans Day

Holiday Closures Locations: All locations. Summary: All locations of The Seattle Public Library will be closed on November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. Friday, November 11, 2016, 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.spl.org.

Baby Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your babies (ages 0-12 months) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Teen Service Learning

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects to benefit the library and community. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you this summer. Return completed applications to staff at the Southwest Branch by September 18 at 6 PM. The Teen Services Librarian will then schedule a time to talk with you about service learning at the Southwest Branch. At the service learning orientation on 10/4 you will meet your fellow service learners and start working on a project for the library and community. The fall… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Family Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers (ages 1-5 years) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers (ages 1-5 years) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, November 17, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Seattle Writes: Building Writing Community - How to Create a Productive Writing Group

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Class type: Other. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn best practices for forming and maintaining a productive writing group, and then network with writers to get one started. Description: Writers’ groups have a dual reputation: some writers love and depend on them. Some claim they’re the ninth ring in Dante’s “Inferno.” For those who’ve never been part of a group, it can feel daunting to even try to find one to join. In reality, writer’s groups can serve as great communities for writers, offering support, learning opportunities and feedback to those who work so solitarily, and who wonder if what they’re working on is any good, or even matters. Come learn about the different approaches… Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required for this writing class, but seating is limited. Seating will be on a first come, first seated basis. Doors to the meeting room will open 30 minutes prior to the start of the class. We’ll try our best to make room for all interested writers, but students may be turned away if the room is filled to capacity. Due to the fire code, we cannot exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Please bring a pen/pencil and paper… More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/seattle-writes. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, November 19, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Afternoon Bookgroup

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Southwest Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "The Madonnas of Leningrad" by Debra Dean. Book Description: In a novel that moves back and forth between the Soviet Union during World War II and modern-day America, Marina, an elderly Russian woman, recalls vivid images of her youth during the height of the siege of Leningrad. View in Catalog: "The Madonnas of Leningrad" by Debra Dean. Next Month's Title: "The Narrow Road to the Deep North" by Richard Flanagan. Notes: This group meets the third Monday of the month at 2 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, November 21, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Teen Service Learning

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects to benefit the library and community. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you this summer. Return completed applications to staff at the Southwest Branch by September 18 at 6 PM. The Teen Services Librarian will then schedule a time to talk with you about service learning at the Southwest Branch. At the service learning orientation on 10/4 you will meet your fellow service learners and start working on a project for the library and community. The fall… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Library Closed in observance of Thanksgiving Day

Holiday Closures Locations: All locations. Summary: All locations of The Seattle Public Library will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24 in observance of Thanksgiving Day. Thursday, November 24, 2016, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.spl.org.

Baby Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your babies (ages 0-12 months) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, November 29, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Teen Service Learning

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects to benefit the library and community. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you this summer. Return completed applications to staff at the Southwest Branch by September 18 at 6 PM. The Teen Services Librarian will then schedule a time to talk with you about service learning at the Southwest Branch. At the service learning orientation on 10/4 you will meet your fellow service learners and start working on a project for the library and community. The fall… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, November 29, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Family Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers (ages 1-5 years) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers (ages 1-5 years) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, December 1, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Baby Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your babies (ages 0-12 months) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Teen Service Learning

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects to benefit the library and community. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you this summer. Return completed applications to staff at the Southwest Branch by September 18 at 6 PM. The Teen Services Librarian will then schedule a time to talk with you about service learning at the Southwest Branch. At the service learning orientation on 10/4 you will meet your fellow service learners and start working on a project for the library and community. The fall… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Family Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers (ages 1-5 years) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, December 8, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Baby Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your babies (ages 0-12 months) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Teen Service Learning

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects to benefit the library and community. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you this summer. Return completed applications to staff at the Southwest Branch by September 18 at 6 PM. The Teen Services Librarian will then schedule a time to talk with you about service learning at the Southwest Branch. At the service learning orientation on 10/4 you will meet your fellow service learners and start working on a project for the library and community. The fall… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Family Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers (ages 1-5 years) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is Family story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers (ages 1-5 years) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, December 15, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Afternoon Book Group

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Southwest Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "The Narrow Road to the Deep North" by Richard Flanagan. Book Description: A novel of love and war that traces the life of one man--an Australian surgeon--from a prisoner-of-war camp on the Thai-Burma Death Railway during World War II, up to the present. View in Catalog: "BOOK TITLE" by AUTHOR NAME. Notes: This group meets the third Monday of the month at 2 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, December 19, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Library closed December 24 and 25

Holiday Closures Locations: All locations. Summary: All locations of The Seattle Public Library will be closed on December 24 (Christmas Eve) and December 25 (Christmas Day). All locations will resume regular hours on December 26. Saturday, December 24, 2016 – Sunday, December 25, 2016. For more info visit www.spl.org.