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Build Computers and Minecraft Worlds

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: In this multi-part series, you will build a computer environment and network then jump into a virtual world and rapidly build Minecraft challenges as a team! For ages 13 amd up. Registration required. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program!   Go to your favorite branch and pick up your Wild Science! fold-out program guide.   Attend free programs!   Fill out the survey on the last page of the guide for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Notes: Registration is required. You are registering for a multi-part series that occurs on Wednesdays, July 1, 8, 15, 22. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/teens/teen-summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Preschool 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 to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Thursday, July 9, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Tech Help

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7455. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Friday, July 10, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:45 PM.

Hands-On Wild Science at Highland Park Improvement Club

Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: Highland Park Improvement Club 1116 SW Holden St. Seattle, WA 98106. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Build a paper tower, create an electrical circuit with your body, learn a secret code, and more when you join us for hands-on Wild Science experiments and the chance to win free books! For ages 5-12. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program! We are pleased to offer hundreds of free programs to keep you engaged and learning all summer long! Go to your favorite branch and pick up a Summer of Learning Activity Booklet. Complete as many activities as you can. Fill out and exchange the survey on the last page of the booklet for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Visit … 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. Friday, July 10, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

iPad: Find Reading Suggestions

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Class type: Other. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Find books you'll love to read on your favorite device! Description: Learn about fantastic offerings available with your Library card and other free apps, along with reading suggestions, tips for organizing your library and enhancing your reading experience, and more! Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Class prerequisites: iPad Basics or the ability to use a tablet. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Saturday, July 11, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Technology in the Natural World

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Join the Burke Museum to explore the innovative side of nature and see how it inspires today’s flight technology. Ages 4-8. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program! We are pleased to offer hundreds of free programs to keep you engaged and learning all summer long! Go to your favorite branch and pick up a Summer of Learning Activity Booklet. Complete as many activities as you can. Fill out and exchange the survey on the last page of the booklet for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Visit … 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. Monday, July 13, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 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 "The Orchardist" by Amanda Coplin. Book Description: At the turn of the 20th century in a rural stretch of the Pacific Northwest, a gentle solitary orchardist, Talmadge, tends to apples and apricots. Then two feral, pregnant girls and armed gunmen set Talmadge on an irrevocable course not only to save and protect but to reconcile the ghosts of his own troubled past. View in Catalog: "The Orchardist" by Amanda Coplin. Next Month's Title: "Brother, I'm Dying" by Edwidge Danticat. Notes: This group meets the second Monday of the month. 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. Monday, July 13, 2015, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM.

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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Build Computers and Minecraft Worlds

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: In this multi-part series, you will build a computer environment and network then jump into a virtual world and rapidly build Minecraft challenges as a team! For ages 13 amd up. Registration required. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program!   Go to your favorite branch and pick up your Wild Science! fold-out program guide.   Attend free programs!   Fill out the survey on the last page of the guide for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Notes: Registration is required. You are registering for a multi-part series that occurs on Wednesdays, July 1, 8, 15, 22. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/teens/teen-summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Preschool 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 to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Thursday, July 16, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Tech Help

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7455. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Friday, July 17, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:45 PM.

Hands-On Wild Science at Highland Park Improvement Club

Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: Highland Park Improvement Club 1116 SW Holden St. Seattle, WA 98106. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Build a paper tower, create an electrical circuit with your body, learn a secret code, and more when you join us for hands-on Wild Science experiments and the chance to win free books! For ages 5-12. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program! We are pleased to offer hundreds of free programs to keep you engaged and learning all summer long! Go to your favorite branch and pick up a Summer of Learning Activity Booklet. Complete as many activities as you can. Fill out and exchange the survey on the last page of the booklet for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Visit … 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. Friday, July 17, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Teen Space: Movie Matinee

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join us for as we watch a movie based off of a popular book. Teens, vote for the movie you want to see by July 12. The movie with the most votes wins. Snacks provided! Description: Teen Space at the Southwest Branch is a time set aside just for teens and tweens in 6th - 12th grades to meet up and hang out. Why not get out of the house for a while and head to the library? Come alone or bring your friends -- then make new friends! This month we'll be watching a movie voted on by teens. Visit the branch to vote or call the library at 206-684-7455 to tells us if you'd like to see: Divergent Insurgent Hunger Games: Catching Fire Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Jurassic Park Jur… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/teens/teen-summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Friday, July 17, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 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 Paris Wife' by Paula McLain. Book Description: Meeting through mutual friends in Chicago, Hadley is intrigued by brash "beautiful boy" Ernest Hemingway, and after a brief courtship and small wedding, they take off for Paris, where Hadley makes a convincing transformation from an overprotected child to a game and brave young woman who puts up with impoverished living conditions and shattering loneliness to prop up her husband's career. View in Catalog: "The Paris Wife" by Paula McLain. Next Month's Title: 'Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher' by Timothy Egan. Notes: This group meets the third Monday of the month, except during months with a Monday holiday. 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. Monday, July 20, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Tuesday, July 21, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Build Computers and Minecraft Worlds

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: In this multi-part series, you will build a computer environment and network then jump into a virtual world and rapidly build Minecraft challenges as a team! For ages 13 amd up. Registration required. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program!   Go to your favorite branch and pick up your Wild Science! fold-out program guide.   Attend free programs!   Fill out the survey on the last page of the guide for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Notes: Registration is required. You are registering for a multi-part series that occurs on Wednesdays, July 1, 8, 15, 22. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/teens/teen-summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Preschool 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 to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Thursday, July 23, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Tech Help

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7455. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Friday, July 24, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:45 PM.

Hands-On Wild Science at Highland Park Improvement Club

Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: Highland Park Improvement Club 1116 SW Holden St. Seattle, WA 98106. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Build a paper tower, create an electrical circuit with your body, learn a secret code, and more when you join us for hands-on Wild Science experiments and the chance to win free books! For ages 5-12. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program! We are pleased to offer hundreds of free programs to keep you engaged and learning all summer long! Go to your favorite branch and pick up a Summer of Learning Activity Booklet. Complete as many activities as you can. Fill out and exchange the survey on the last page of the booklet for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Visit … 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. Friday, July 24, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Tambourine Submarine: A Musical Odyssey

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Wriggle, jump, dance and groove along with Recess Monkey, who returns to the library with a collection of high-energy songs inspired by exploration. Ages 6 and under. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program! We are pleased to offer hundreds of free programs to keep you engaged and learning all summer long! Go to your favorite branch and pick up a Summer of Learning Activity Booklet. Complete as many activities as you can. Fill out and exchange the survey on the last page of the booklet for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Visit … 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. Saturday, July 25, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Build a Cartoon and Musical World

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Explore multimedia comic techniques as you invent characters, create narratives and write songs about your comic with award-winning illustrator/songwriter Morgan Taylor. For ages 7-12. Registration required. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program! We are pleased to offer hundreds of free programs to keep you engaged and learning all summer long! Go to your favorite branch and pick up a Summer of Learning Activity Booklet. Complete as many activities as you can. Fill out and exchange the survey on the last page of the booklet for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Visit … Notes: Registration is required. You are registering for a multi-part series that occurs Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31. 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. Monday, July 27, 2015, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Build a Cartoon and Musical World

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Explore multimedia comic techniques as you invent characters, create narratives and write songs about your comic with award-winning illustrator/songwriter Morgan Taylor. For ages 7-12. Registration required. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program! We are pleased to offer hundreds of free programs to keep you engaged and learning all summer long! Go to your favorite branch and pick up a Summer of Learning Activity Booklet. Complete as many activities as you can. Fill out and exchange the survey on the last page of the booklet for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Visit … Notes: Registration is required. You are registering for a multi-part series that occurs Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31. 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. Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Toddler Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Build a Cartoon and Musical World

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Explore multimedia comic techniques as you invent characters, create narratives and write songs about your comic with award-winning illustrator/songwriter Morgan Taylor. For ages 7-12. Registration required. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program! We are pleased to offer hundreds of free programs to keep you engaged and learning all summer long! Go to your favorite branch and pick up a Summer of Learning Activity Booklet. Complete as many activities as you can. Fill out and exchange the survey on the last page of the booklet for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Visit … Notes: Registration is required. You are registering for a multi-part series that occurs Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31. 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. Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Preschool 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 to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Thursday, July 30, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Build a Cartoon and Musical World

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Explore multimedia comic techniques as you invent characters, create narratives and write songs about your comic with award-winning illustrator/songwriter Morgan Taylor. For ages 7-12. Registration required. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program! We are pleased to offer hundreds of free programs to keep you engaged and learning all summer long! Go to your favorite branch and pick up a Summer of Learning Activity Booklet. Complete as many activities as you can. Fill out and exchange the survey on the last page of the booklet for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Visit … Notes: Registration is required. You are registering for a multi-part series that occurs Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31. 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. Thursday, July 30, 2015, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7455. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Friday, July 31, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:45 PM.

Build a Cartoon and Musical World

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Explore multimedia comic techniques as you invent characters, create narratives and write songs about your comic with award-winning illustrator/songwriter Morgan Taylor. For ages 7-12. Registration required. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program! We are pleased to offer hundreds of free programs to keep you engaged and learning all summer long! Go to your favorite branch and pick up a Summer of Learning Activity Booklet. Complete as many activities as you can. Fill out and exchange the survey on the last page of the booklet for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Visit … Notes: Registration is required. You are registering for a multi-part series that occurs Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31. 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. Friday, July 31, 2015, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool 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 to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Thursday, August 6, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Tech Help

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7455. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Friday, August 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:45 PM.

Wild Science Matinee

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Conduct a science experiment about Engineer the World then stay to watch a movie: The Lego Movie! Description: The Lego Movie Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared. About the Summer of Learning: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program! We are pleased to offer hundreds… Rating: PG - Parental Guidance Suggested. View in Catalog: https://seattle.bibliocommons.com/item/show/2995575030_the_lego_movie. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Run time: 101 min. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Friday, August 7, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:30 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 "Brother, I'm Dying" by Edwidge Danticat. Book Description: In a personal memoir, the author describes her relationships with the two men closest to her -- her father and his brother, Joseph, a charismatic pastor with whom she lived after her parents emigrated from Haiti to the United States. View in Catalog: "Brother, I'm Dying" by Edwidge Danticat. Next Month's Title: "Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi. Notes: This group meets the second Monday of the month. 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. Monday, August 10, 2015, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM.

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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Roustabout Circus

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Enjoy a performance by Roustabout Circus, featuring juggling, clowning, acrobatics, music and magic. Audience participation encouraged! Ages 5 and up. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program! We are pleased to offer hundreds of free programs to keep you engaged and learning all summer long! Go to your favorite branch and pick up a Summer of Learning Activity Booklet. Complete as many activities as you can. Fill out and exchange the survey on the last page of the booklet for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Visit … 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. Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Preschool 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 to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Thursday, August 13, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Tech Help

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7455. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Friday, August 14, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:45 PM.

Wild Science Matinee

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Conduct a science experiment about Code Breaking and Forensics then stay to watch a movie: National Treasure! Description: National Treasure Since his childhood, Benjamin Franklin Gates has known that he is a decendant of a long line of people whose job it has been to guard a treasure hidden by the Founding Fathers. They hid clues to its whereabouts in the country's currency and on the back of the Declaration of Independence. Now, Ben has learned of a plot to steal the Declaration, and has only one option: he had to steal it himself. Even if he pulls off this monumental task, keeping the treasure safe is still going to be incr… Rating: PG - Parental Guidance Suggested. View in Catalog: https://seattle.bibliocommons.com/item/show/2284771030_national_treasure. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Run time: 131 min. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Friday, August 14, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

Little Critters

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Educators from the Woodland Park Zoo teach you about an animal through puppet stories, and then let you meet and touch that animal in real life! Animal species won’t be known in advance. For ages 5 and under. Description: Enjoy a summer full of Wild Science! with The Seattle Public Library’s 2015 Summer of Learning Program! We are pleased to offer hundreds of free programs to keep you engaged and learning all summer long! Go to your favorite branch and pick up a Summer of Learning Activity Booklet. Complete as many activities as you can. Fill out and exchange the survey on the last page of the booklet for two free tickets to Woodland Park Zoo on Sept. 11, 12 or 13, while supplies last. Visit … 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. Saturday, August 15, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 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 'Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher' by Timothy Egan. Book Description: At once an incredible adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait, Egan's book tells the remarkable untold story behind Curtis's iconic photographs, following him throughout Indian country from desert to rainforest as he struggled to document the stories and rituals of more than eighty tribes. View in Catalog: "Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher" by Timothy Egan. Next Month's Title: 'Bucking the Sun' by Ivan Doig. Notes: This group meets the third Monday of the month, except during months with a Monday holiday. 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. Monday, August 17, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Tuesday, August 18, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool 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 to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Thursday, August 20, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Tech Help

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7455. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Friday, August 21, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:45 PM.

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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Tech Help

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7455. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Friday, August 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:45 PM.

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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Wednesday, September 2, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool 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 to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Thursday, September 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Tech Help

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7455. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Friday, September 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:45 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. 7 in observance of Labor Day. Monday, September 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.spl.org.

Tech Help

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7455. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Friday, September 11, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:45 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 "Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi. Book Description: In powerful black-and-white comic strip images, Satrapi tells the story of her life in Tehran from ages six to fourteen, years that saw the overthrow of the Shah's regime, the triumph of the Islamic Revolution and the devastating effects of war with Iraq. The intelligent and outspoken only child of committed Marxists and the great-granddaughter of one of Iran's last emperors, Marjane bears witness to a childhood uniquely entwined with the history of her country. View in Catalog: "Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi. Next Month's Title: "The Tenth Muse" by Judith Jones. Notes: This group meets the second Monday of the month. 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. Monday, September 14, 2015, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM.

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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool 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 to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Thursday, September 17, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Tech Help

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7455. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Friday, September 18, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:45 PM.

iPad: Find Reading Suggestions

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Class type: Other. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Find books you'll love to read on your favorite device! Description: Learn about fantastic offerings available with your Library card and other free apps for reading suggestions, organizing your library, enhancing your reading experience, and more! Class prerequisites: iPad Basics or the ability to use a tablet. 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. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 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 'Bucking the Sun' by Ivan Doig. Book Description: Bucking the Sun is the story of the Duff family, homesteaders driven from the Montana bottomland to work on one of the New Deal's most audacious projects -- the damming of the Missouri River. View in Catalog: "Bucking the Sun" by Ivan Doig. Next Month's Title: 'Strength in What Remains' by Tracy Kidder. Notes: This group meets the third Monday of the month, except during months with a Monday holiday. 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. Monday, September 21, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool 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 to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Thursday, September 24, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Tech Help

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7455. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Friday, September 25, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:45 PM.

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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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. Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.