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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 29, 2014, 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. 1 in observance of Labor Day. Monday, September 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.spl.org.

Baby Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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 2, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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 3, 2014, 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 everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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 3, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 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 everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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 4, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:30 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 5, 2014, 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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 9, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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 10, 2014, 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 everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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 10, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 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 everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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 11, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:30 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 12, 2014, 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 "Water for Elephants" by Sara Gruen. Book Description: Ninety-year-old Jacob Jankowski reflects on his past, especially the Depression years he spent with Benzini Brothers Circus and the elephant and the woman he loved. View in Catalog: "Water for Elephants" by Sara Gruen. Next Month's Title: "Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits" by Laila Lalami. Notes: This group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 p.m. except as noted. In September, this book group will meet on the third 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 15, 2014, 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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 16, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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 17, 2014, 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 everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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 17, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 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 everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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 18, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:30 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 19, 2014, 10:00 AM – 1:45 PM.

Teen Space presents: Style My Space

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Need a space to be creative and have fun? Come to Teen Space, it’s a time just for teens to meet up and hang out! This month we'll be making crafts to personalize and style lockers and rooms. Description: Teen Space at the Southwest Branch is a time set aside just for teens ages 12-18 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! We’ll have snacks (a must), music, board games and supplies to do your homework. Come ready to create something stylish with other neighborhood teens. 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. Friday, September 19, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

SNAP: Prepare Your Pets for Disaster

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: You've got a plan, you've got a kit, you know who to call during emergencies. How about your furry, scaled or feathered friends? We’ll provide tips and resources to make sure your pets stay safe, too. Description: Seattle Neighborhoods Actively Prepare (SNAP) Shot workshops, from the Seattle Office of Emergency Management, are short, skills-based workshops in partnership with the Library. Each 30-minute workshop will focus on one aspect of emergency preparedness. Notes: Library events are free and every one is welcome. This workshop is suitable for adult learners. Registration is not required. This workshop is presented in partnership with the Seattle Office of Emergency Management. To find other SNAP workshops at the Library, click here. More...: http://www.seattle.gov/emergency/. Contact: Seattle Office of Emergency Management, 206-233-5076. Sunday, September 21, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:00 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 "Homer & Langley" by E. L. Doctorow. Book Description: This imaginative rendering of the lives of New York's fabled Collyer brothers depicts Homer and Langley as recluses in their once grand Fifth Avenue mansion. The brothers face Odyssean perils as they struggle to survive the wars, political movements and technological advances of the last century. View in Catalog: "Homer & Langley" by E. L. Doctorow. Next Month's Title: "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian" by Sherman Alexie. Notes: This group meets the third Monday of the month at 2 p.m. unless otherwise noted. In September, this group meets the fourth 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 22, 2014, 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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 23, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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 24, 2014, 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 everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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 24, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 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 everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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 25, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:30 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 26, 2014, 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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 30, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, October 1, 2014, 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, October 1, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Exhibit sign-up and Artwork drop-off for 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Artists must drop off their work between October 2nd and October 4th for inclusion in the 23rd Annual Artists Showcase. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. 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. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 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 and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, October 2, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Seattle Writes: West Seattle Story Weavers: Short Story Writing

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn the basic elements of a great short story, write your own first draft, share feedback and encouragement with fellow writers all in three weeks! Registration is required. Description: Classes are beginner level. Students should plan to attend all 3 classes (Thursday October 2, Thursday October 9, and Thursday October 16, 5:45-7:45 pm). This workshop series is presented in partnership with West Seattle Story Weavers. Visit their Facebook page to find the title of the short story you are required to read: https://www.facebook.com/WestSeattleStoryWeavers Seattle Writes is a program to support local authors and connect them with our large and avid community of readers. It includes wor… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Call Quick Information at 206-386-4636 or any Library branch. Contact Info: Quick Information 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 5:45 PM – 7:45 PM.

Exhibit sign-up and Artwork drop-off for 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Artists must drop off their work between October 2nd and October 4th for inclusion in the 23rd Annual Artists Showcase. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. 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. Friday, October 3, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to 45 minutes 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, October 3, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Exhibit sign-up and Artwork drop-off for 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Artists must drop off their work between October 2nd and October 4th for inclusion in the 23rd Annual Artists Showcase. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. 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, October 4, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

See Art/Make Art: Frozen Jute Nest and Bird Art Project

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Drop-in sculptural art project led by Seattle artist and educator Lene Sangster. Description: At the end of this art class you will take home your jute bird nest sculpture. This workshop is intended for ages 10 and older. For a more in-depth course, we are also offering a three week Papier-mâché Bird Sculpture course. The See Art/Make Art series is part of the 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit. Artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Saturday, October 4, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

See Art/Make Art: Papier-mâché Bird Sculpture Mini-Course

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Three week Papier-mâché Bird Sculpture mini-course led by Seattle artist and educator Lene Sangster. Registration is required. Description: At the end of this three-Saturday art class you will take home your bird sculpture. Registration is required. Students need to attend all three classes. To register, call the Southwest Branch Library at 206-684-7455. This workshop is intended for ages 10 and older. The See Art/Make Art series is part of the 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit. Artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the arti… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Saturday, October 4, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Opening Reception for 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: As part of the 23rd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, meet your creative neighbors and see their art on display at the Library! Description: This reception is a chance to discuss art with the artists in a low-key, friendly setting. Artists participating in the Showcase are encouraged to attend the reception. Coffee and dessert will be served at the reception. The 23rd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southw… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. . Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Sunday, October 5, 2014, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Sunday, October 5, 2014, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Monday, October 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, October 7, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Southwest Branch closed for staff in-service day

Summary: All five locations of The Seattle Public Library in the southwest region will be closed Wednesday, Oct. 8 for a regional in-service staff day. Description: The Delridge, High Point, South Park, Southwest and West Seattle branches will be closed. Book drops at all locations will remain open. For Library service on Oct. 8, please visit the nearest open branch: Beacon Hill Branch 2821 Beacon Ave. S. 206-684-4711 Hours on Oct. 8: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. or Columbia Branch 4721 Rainier Ave. S. 206-386-1908 Hours on Oct. 8: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. More...: http://www.spl.org/using-the-library/visit-the-library/holidays-and-closures. Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Thursday, October 9, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 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 and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, October 9, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Seattle Writes: West Seattle Story Weavers: Short Story Writing

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn the basic elements of a great short story, write your own first draft, share feedback and encouragement with fellow writers all in three weeks! Registration is required. Description: Classes are beginner level. Students should plan to attend all 3 classes (Thursday October 2, Thursday October 9, and Thursday October 16, 5:45-7:45 pm). This workshop series is presented in partnership with West Seattle Story Weavers. Visit their Facebook page to find the title of the short story you are required to read: https://www.facebook.com/WestSeattleStoryWeavers Seattle Writes is a program to support local authors and connect them with our large and avid community of readers. It includes wor… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Call Quick Information at 206-386-4636 or any Library branch. Contact Info: Quick Information 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Thursday, October 9, 2014, 5:45 PM – 7:45 PM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Friday, October 10, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to 45 minutes 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, October 10, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Saturday, October 11, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

See Art/Make Art: Air Dry Owl Art Project

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Drop-in sculptural art project led by Seattle artist and educator Lene Sangster. Description: At the end of this art class you will take home your air dry owl. This workshop is intended for ages 10 and older. For a more in-depth course, we are also offering a three week Papier-mâché Bird Sculpture course. The See Art/Make Art series is part of the 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit. Artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Saturday, October 11, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

See Art/Make Art: Papier-mâché Bird Sculpture Mini-Course

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Three week Papier-mâché Bird Sculpture mini-course led by Seattle artist and educator Lene Sangster. Registration is required. Description: At the end of this three-Saturday art class you will take home your bird sculpture. Registration is required. Students need to attend all three classes. To register, call the Southwest Branch Library at 206-684-7455. This workshop is intended for ages 10 and older. The See Art/Make Art series is part of the 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit. Artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the arti… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Saturday, October 11, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Sunday, October 12, 2014, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Monday, October 13, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 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 "Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits" by Laila Lalami. Book Description: The story of two men and two women brought together and separated under extraordinary circumstances. As the book opens, they're on the sea in a flimsy inflatable boat, which they hope will carry them across the Strait of Gibraltar from Morocco to Spain. What has driven them to leave their country and risk their lives? And will the rewards prove to be worth the danger? View in Catalog: "Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits" by Laila Lalami. Next Month's Title: "The Troubled Man" by Henning Mankell. Notes: This group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 p.m. except as 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. Monday, October 13, 2014, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, October 14, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, October 15, 2014, 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, October 15, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Thursday, October 16, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 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 and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, October 16, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Seattle Writes: West Seattle Story Weavers: Short Story Writing

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn the basic elements of a great short story, write your own first draft, share feedback and encouragement with fellow writers all in three weeks! Registration is required. Description: Classes are beginner level. Students should plan to attend all 3 classes (Thursday October 2, Thursday October 9, and Thursday October 16, 5:45-7:45 pm). This workshop series is presented in partnership with West Seattle Story Weavers. Visit their Facebook page to find the title of the short story you are required to read: https://www.facebook.com/WestSeattleStoryWeavers Seattle Writes is a program to support local authors and connect them with our large and avid community of readers. It includes wor… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Call Quick Information at 206-386-4636 or any Library branch. Contact Info: Quick Information 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Thursday, October 16, 2014, 5:45 PM – 7:45 PM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Friday, October 17, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to 45 minutes 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, October 17, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Teen Space presents: Lego Mania

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Need a space to be creative and have fun? Come to Teen Space, a time just for teens to meet up and hang out! This month, we'll be creating something amazing with Legos! Description: Teen Space at the Southwest Branch is a time set aside just for teens ages 12-18 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! We’ll have snacks (a must), music, board games and supplies to do your homework. 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. Friday, October 17, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Saturday, October 18, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

See Art/Make Art: Papier-mâché Bird Sculpture Mini-Course

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Three week Papier-mâché Bird Sculpture mini-course led by Seattle artist and educator Lene Sangster. Registration is required. Description: At the end of this three-Saturday art class you will take home your bird sculpture. Registration is required. Students need to attend all three classes. To register, call the Southwest Branch Library at 206-684-7455. This workshop is intended for ages 10 and older. The See Art/Make Art series is part of the 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit. Artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the arti… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Saturday, October 18, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

See Art/Make Art: Wire Nest Sculpture Art Project

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Drop-in sculptural art project led by Seattle artist and educator Lene Sangster. Description: At the end of this art class you will take home your wire nest sculpture. This workshop is intended for ages 10 and older. For a more in-depth course, we are also offering a three week Papier-mâché Bird Sculpture course. The See Art/Make Art series is part of the 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit. Artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Saturday, October 18, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Sunday, October 19, 2014, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Monday, October 20, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 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 Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian" by Sherman Alexie. Book Description: Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. View in Catalog: "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian" by Sherman Alexie. Next Month's Title: "Rat Girl" by Kristin Hersh. 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. Monday, October 20, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, October 21, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, October 22, 2014, 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, October 22, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 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 and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, October 23, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Friday, October 24, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to 45 minutes 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, October 24, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

Celebremos el Día de los Muertos / Celebrate Day of the Dead

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: Medallón de calaveras. Description: Aprendan a decorar un medallón de calavera con pintura, cuentas y lentejuelas. Cuando terminen podrán utilizarlo como collar. Para niños mayores de 5 años. Notes: Los programas y eventos de la biblioteca son gratuitos, todos son bienvenidos. No necesitan registrarse. Translation: Decorate a medallion skull with paint, beads and sequins. For ages 5 & up. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Monday, October 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, October 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, October 29, 2014, 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, October 29, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Thursday, October 30, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 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 and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, October 30, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Friday, October 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to 45 minutes 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, October 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Southwest Branch Library's 23rd Artists Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. Description: The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Artists may drop off their work October 2nd-4th at the Southwest Branch. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 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 Troubled Man" by Henning Mankell. Book Description: Set in Sweden, leisurely of pace, bleak and unforgettable, this final book in the Kurt Wallander crime series presents the retired inspector with a case close to home: the disappearance of his daughter's father-in-law. View in Catalog: "The Troubled Man" by Henning Mankell. Next Month's Title: "The Glass Castle" by Jeannette Walls. Notes: This group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 p.m. except as noted. In November, this book group will meet on the first 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, November 3, 2014, 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, November 4, 2014, 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, November 5, 2014, 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, November 5, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 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 and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, November 6, 2014, 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 45 minutes 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, November 7, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Library Closed in observance of Veterans Day

Holiday Closures Locations: All locations. Summary: All locations of The Seattle Public Library will be closed on November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.spl.org.

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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, November 12, 2014, 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, November 12, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 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 and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, November 13, 2014, 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 45 minutes 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, November 14, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:45 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 "Rat Girl" by Kristin Hersh. Book Description: Chronicles one year in the life of the lead singer of Throwing Muses as she handles her bipolar disorder, the band's rise to fame, and becoming pregnant. -- NoveList. View in Catalog: "Rat Girl" by Kristin Hersh. Next Month's Title: "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley. 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. Monday, November 17, 2014, 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, November 18, 2014, 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, November 19, 2014, 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, November 19, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 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 and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, November 20, 2014, 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 45 minutes 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, November 21, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Teen Space: Charitable Crafts

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Need a space to be creative and have fun? Come to Teen Space, it’s a time just for teens to meet up and hang out! This month we'll be working on a project to help children and teens in need in our community. Description: Teen Space at the Southwest Branch is a time set aside just for teens ages 12-18 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! We’ll have snacks (a must), music, board games and supplies to do your homework. Come ready to do something kind for someone in need and feel good about helping out! 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. Friday, November 21, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:00 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, November 25, 2014, 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, November 26, 2014, 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 preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, November 26, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Library Closed in observance of Thanksgiving Day

Holiday Closures Locations: All locations. Summary: All locations of The Seattle Public Library will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 27 in observance of Thanksgiving Day. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 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 45 minutes 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, November 28, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM.