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Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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, July 28, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Hands-on Writing Workshop: Louder, Faster, Funnier

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Get creative with staff from The Greater Seattle Bureau of Fearless Ideas. Use improv theater techniques to develop written work, celebrate with a reading/performance. For grades 3-5. Registration required. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Registration is required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. 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, July 29, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

African Drum and Dance Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Travel to Africa through drum and song! Teaching artists from Gansango African Music & Dance Co. demonstrate contemporary and traditional West African dances and music with help from the audience. For all ages. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. View in Catalog: "BOOK TITLE" by AUTHOR NAME. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. 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, July 30, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Baby Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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, August 2, 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 during the summer. 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 library by June 18 at 6 PM. You must have attended the orientation on 6/27 to participate in this program. Summer Teen Service Learning at the Southwest Branch will run for eight weeks with eight meetings at the Southwest Branch and one meeting at the Delridge Branch. Here is the schedule: Monday 6/27 3:30-5:30… 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, August 2, 2016, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Finch Robots

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Learn how to program a Finch robot to change colors, move in different directions, avoid obstacles and more. Work together and learn programming. For middle school and high school. Registration required. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Registration is required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. 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, August 2, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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, August 4, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Movie Madness: 'Charlotte's Web'

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us as we watch a movie for the whole family. Snacks provided! Description: Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen. Rating: G - General Audiences. Run time: 96. View in Catalog: "Charlotte's Web". 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, August 5, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:40 PM.

Evening 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 "Benediction" by Kent Haruf. Book Description: A terminally ill cancer patient is attended throughout his final days by his wife and daughter while the trio contemplates their relationships with an estranged son, a situation that stirs up painful memories for a new next-door neighbor who has recently lost her mother. View in Catalog: "Benediction" by Kent Haruf. Next Month's Title: "Out of Egypt" by Andre Aciman. Notes: This group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 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, August 8, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM.

Baby Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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, August 9, 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 during the summer. 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 library by June 18 at 6 PM. You must attend the orientation on June 27 to participate in this program. Summer Teen Service Learning at the Southwest Branch will run for eight weeks with eight meetings at the Southwest Branch and one meeting at the Delridge Branch. Here is the schedule: Monday 6/27 3:30-5:30 Orientation… 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, August 9, 2016, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Finch Robots

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Learn how to program a Finch robot to change colors, move in different directions, avoid obstacles and more. Work together and learn programming. For middle school and high school. Registration required. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Registration is required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. 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, August 9, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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, August 11, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Bone Zone Workshop

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Explore the structure and function of human bones with the Pacific Science Center. Assemble a model skeleton, analyze X-rays and touch real human bones! For grades K-3. Registration required. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. View in Catalog: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Notes: Registration is required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. 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, August 11, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Movie Madness: 'Monkey Kingdom'

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us at the Southwest Branch as we watch a movie for the whole family. Snacks provided! Description: A nature documentary that follows a newborn monkey and its mother as they struggle to survive within the competitive social hierarchy of the Temple Troop, a dynamic group of monkeys who live in ancient ruins found deep in the storied jungles of South Asia. Rating: G - General Audiences. Run time: 81. View in Catalog: "BOOK TITLE" by AUTHOR NAME. 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, August 12, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:25 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 "To the Lighthouse" by Virginia Woolf. Book Description: Observed across the years at their vacation house facing the gales of the North Atlantic, Mrs. Ramsay and her family seek to recapture meaning from the flux of things and the passage of time. View in Catalog: "To the Lighthouse" by Virginia Woolf. Next Month's Title: "Letters from Yosemite" by Diane Smith. 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, August 15, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Baby Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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, August 16, 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 during the summer. 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 library by June 18 at 6 PM. You must attend the orientation on June 27 to participate in this program. Summer Teen Service Learning at the Southwest Branch will run for eight weeks with eight meetings at the Southwest Branch and one meeting at the Delridge Branch. Here is the schedule: Monday 6/27 3:30-5:30 Orientation… 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, August 16, 2016, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

The Funny Woman Who Lost Her Dumpling

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Join Thistle Theatre for an adventure in puppetry based on a Japanese tale. A witty woman follows a rice dumpling down a hole and ends up in a world made of origami. For all ages. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. 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, August 17, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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, August 18, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Movie Madness: 'Jurassic World'

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Teens, join us at the library as we watch a movie. Snacks provided! Description: A new theme park is built on the original site of Jurassic Park. Everything is going well until the park's newest attraction--a genetically modified giant stealth killing machine--escapes containment and goes on a killing spree. Rating: PG-13 - Parents Strongly Cautioned. Run time: 124 minutes. View in Catalog: "Jurassic World". 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, August 19, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:10 PM.

Books on Bikes at Arts In Nature Festival

Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: Camp Long 35th Ave SW at SW Dawson St. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Members of The Seattle Public Library's Books on Bikes team will be at the Arts in Nature Festival as a full-service library, featuring a collection of art and music DVDs. Description: Experience the dynamic spirit that only comes with the Arts in Nature Festival at Camp Long in West Seattle! Notes: There is a fee to attend the Arts in Nature Festival. Library services are free. Contact Info: Quick Information 206-386-4636 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, August 20, 2016, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Library Closed in observance of Labor Day

Holiday Closures Locations: All locations. Summary: All locations of The Seattle Public Library will be closed on Sept. 5 in observance of Labor Day. Monday, September 5, 2016, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.spl.org.

Baby Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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 6, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

West Seattle Hot Topics for Seniors

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: A brown bag lunch discussion group committed to understanding issues of importance to current and future seniors. Description: Join Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action (PSARA) and the Southwest Branch of the Seattle Public Library as we create a place for the discussion of current national, state and local issues. The group will select topics, which may include issues such as education, health care, benefit programs, hospice, palliative care, immigration, gun control, transportation and housing. This month's topic: Planning for Hot Topics: What are your ideas about the most pressing issues for seniors today? 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 7, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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 8, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Evening 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 "Out of Egypt" by Andre Aciman. Book Description: This richly colored memoir chronicles the exploits of a flamboyant Jewish family, from its bold arrival in cosmopolitan Alexandria to its defeated exodus three generations later. View in Catalog: "Out of Egypt" by Andre Aciman. Next Month's Title: "Gilead" by Marilynne Robinson. Notes: This group meets the second Monday at 6:45 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, September 12, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM.

Baby Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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 13, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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 14, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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 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 "Letters from Yosemite" by Diane Smith. Book Description: In the spring of 1898, A. E. (Alexandria) Bartram--a spirited young woman with a love for botany--is invited to join a field study in Yellowstone National Park. The study's leader, a mild-mannered professor from Montana, assumes she is a man, and is less than pleased to discover the truth. Once the scientists overcome the shock of having a woman on their team, they forge ahead on a summer of adventure, forming an enlightening web of relationships as they move from Mammoth Hot Springs to a camp high in the b… Next Month's Title: "The Bartender's Tale" by Ivan Doig. 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, September 19, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Baby Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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 20, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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 21, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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 22, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Baby Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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 at the Southwest Branch

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.

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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.

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.