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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 one hour. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, June 25, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Teen Service Learning Orientation

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects during the summer. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you this summer. Return completed applications to staff at the library by June 18 at 6 PM. At the orientation you will learn about the eight week computer coding and teaching project you will take on during the summer and meet your fellow service learners. Summer Teen Service Learning at the Southwest Branch will run for eight weeks with seven meetings at the Southwest Branch and one… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, June 27, 2016, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

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

Rainbow Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Families are invited to LGBTQ / Rainbow Story Time to enjoy stories, rhymes, crafts and fun while celebrating diversity and inclusion of all kinds of people and families. Description: It is Rainbow Story Time at the xxx Branch! Bring your families to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun as we celebrate diversity and inclusion of all kinds of people and families! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Rainbow Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Families are invited to LGBTQ / Rainbow Story Time to enjoy stories, rhymes, crafts and fun while celebrating diversity and inclusion of all kinds of people and families. Description: It is Rainbow Story Time at the xxx Branch! Bring your families to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun as we celebrate diversity and inclusion of all kinds of people and families! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. 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. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. 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. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Rainbow Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Families are invited to LGBTQ / Rainbow Story Time to enjoy stories, rhymes, crafts and fun while celebrating diversity and inclusion of all kinds of people and families. Description: It is Rainbow Story Time at the xxx Branch! Bring your families to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun as we celebrate diversity and inclusion of all kinds of people and families! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Library Closed in observance of Independence Day

Holiday Closures Locations: All locations. Summary: All locations of The Seattle Public Library will be closed on July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Monday, July 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.spl.org.

Baby Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Family Story Time)

Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

It's All Fun and Games

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Play games from around the world with Burke Museum educators! Interpret how natural resources influence what materials a game is made of, and how a player might use a game to learn key skills. For grades K-5. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 6, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 7, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Evening Book Group

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Southwest Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "Homer & Langley" by E.L. Doctorow. Book Description: A free 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, facing 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: "Benediction" by Kent Haruf. Notes: This group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 p.m, unless otherwise noted. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 11, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM.

Baby Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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

Teen Service Learning

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects during the summer. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you this summer. Return completed applications to staff at the library by June 18 at 6 PM. You must have attended the orientation on 6/27 to participate in this program. Summer Teen Service Learning at the Southwest Branch will run for eight weeks with eight meetings at the Southwest Branch and one meeting at the Delridge Branch. Here is the schedule: Monday 6/27 3:30-5:30… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 12, 2016, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Family Story Time)

Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 12, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Professor Ficklestein’s Physics Phactory!

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Quirky physicist Professor Ficklestein can't wait to show off his factory's wacky experiments, kooky creations and goofy gadgets! For grades K-5. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 13, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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

Afternoon Bookgroup

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Southwest Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "The Book of Lost Things" by John Connolly. Book Description: The bestselling author of "The Black Angel" offers a creative coming-of-age story about one boys journey into adulthood, combining dramatic themes with edge-of-your-seat suspense and a fantastical imagination. View in Catalog: "The Book of Lost Things" by John Connolly. Next Month's Title: "To the Lighthouse" by Virginia Woolf. Notes: This group meets the third Monday of the month at 2 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 18, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Baby Story Time at the Southwest Branch

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Teen Service Learning

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects during the summer. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you this summer. Return completed applications to staff at the library by June 18 at 6 PM. You must have attended the orientation on 6/27 to participate in this program. Summer Teen Service Learning at the Southwest Branch will run for eight weeks with eight meetings at the Southwest Branch and one meeting at the Delridge Branch. Here is the schedule: Monday 6/27 3:30-5:30… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Finch Robots

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Learn how to program a Finch robot to change colors, move in different directions, avoid obstacles and more. Work together and learn programming. For middle school and high school. Registration required. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Registration is required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Family Story Time)

Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Firefighter Story Time

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Seattle Public Library invites preschoolers, parents and caregivers to a special story time that highlights fire safety. Description: Seattle firefighters will read books about fire safety and display some of their firefighting equipment. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 20, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 21, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Hands-on Writing Workshop: To Beatbox or Not To Beatbox

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Discover the beat that drives poetry with staff from The Greater Seattle Bureau of Fearless Ideas compose poetry to your own rhythm. For grades 3-5. Registration required. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Registration is required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, July 22, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Baby Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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

Teen Service Learning

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects during the summer. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you this summer. Return completed applications to staff at the library by June 18 at 6 PM. You must have attended the orientation on 6/27 to participate in this program. Summer Teen Service Learning at the Southwest Branch will run for eight weeks with eight meetings at the Southwest Branch and one meeting at the Delridge Branch. Here is the schedule: Monday 6/27 3:30-5:30… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Finch Robots

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Learn how to program a Finch robot to change colors, move in different directions, avoid obstacles and more. Work together and learn programming. For middle school and high school. Registration required. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Registration is required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Family Story Time)

Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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

Hands-on Writing Workshop: Louder, Faster, Funnier

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Get creative with staff from The Greater Seattle Bureau of Fearless Ideas. Use improv theater techniques to develop written work, celebrate with a reading/performance. For grades 3-5. Registration required. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Registration is required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, July 29, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

African Drum and Dance Showcase

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Travel to Africa through drum and song! Teaching artists from Gansango African Music & Dance Co. demonstrate contemporary and traditional West African dances and music with help from the audience. For all ages. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. View in Catalog: "BOOK TITLE" by AUTHOR NAME. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 30, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Baby Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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

Teen Service Learning

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects during the summer. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you this summer. Return completed applications to staff at the library by June 18 at 6 PM. You must have attended the orientation on 6/27 to participate in this program. Summer Teen Service Learning at the Southwest Branch will run for eight weeks with eight meetings at the Southwest Branch and one meeting at the Delridge Branch. Here is the schedule: Monday 6/27 3:30-5:30… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Finch Robots

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Learn how to program a Finch robot to change colors, move in different directions, avoid obstacles and more. Work together and learn programming. For middle school and high school. Registration required. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Registration is required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Family Story Time)

Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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

Evening Book Group

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Southwest Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "Benediction" by Kent Haruf. Book Description: A terminally ill cancer patient is attended throughout his final days by his wife and daughter while the trio contemplates their relationships with an estranged son, a situation that stirs up painful memories for a new next-door neighbor who has recently lost her mother. View in Catalog: "Benediction" by Kent Haruf. Next Month's Title: "Out of Egypt" by Andre Aciman. Notes: This group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 p.m, unless otherwise noted. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, August 8, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM.

Baby Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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

Teen Service Learning

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects during the summer. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you this summer. Return completed applications to staff at the library by June 18 at 6 PM. You must attend the orientation on June 27 to participate in this program. Summer Teen Service Learning at the Southwest Branch will run for eight weeks with eight meetings at the Southwest Branch and one meeting at the Delridge Branch. Here is the schedule: Monday 6/27 3:30-5:30 Orientation… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Finch Robots

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Learn how to program a Finch robot to change colors, move in different directions, avoid obstacles and more. Work together and learn programming. For middle school and high school. Registration required. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Registration is required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Family Story Time)

Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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

Bone Zone Workshop

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Explore the structure and function of human bones with the Pacific Science Center. Assemble a model skeleton, analyze X-rays and touch real human bones! For grades K-3. Registration required. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. View in Catalog: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Notes: Registration is required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, August 11, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Afternoon Book Group

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Southwest Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "To the Lighthouse" by Virginia Woolf. Book Description: Observed across the years at their vacation house facing the gales of the North Atlantic, Mrs. Ramsay and her family seek to recapture meaning from the flux of things and the passage of time. View in Catalog: "To the Lighthouse" by Virginia Woolf. Next Month's Title: "Letters from Yosemite" by Diane Smith. Notes: This group meets the third Monday of the month at 2 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, August 15, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Baby Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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

Teen Service Learning

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects during the summer. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you this summer. Return completed applications to staff at the library by June 18 at 6 PM. You must attend the orientation on June 27 to participate in this program. Summer Teen Service Learning at the Southwest Branch will run for eight weeks with eight meetings at the Southwest Branch and one meeting at the Delridge Branch. Here is the schedule: Monday 6/27 3:30-5:30 Orientation… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, August 16, 2016, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Family Story Time)

Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, August 16, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

The Funny Woman Who Lost Her Dumpling

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: Join Thistle Theatre for an adventure in puppetry based on a Japanese tale. A witty woman follows a rice dumpling down a hole and ends up in a world made of origami. For all ages. Description: This year's Summer of Learning program "Astounding Tales of Nature!" encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Library is offering hundreds of free programs all summer long for families, children and teens through Sunday, Sept. 4. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/all-ages/summer-of-learning. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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

Library Closed in observance of Labor Day

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

Baby Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Family Story Time)

Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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

Evening Book Group

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Southwest Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "Out of Egypt" by Andre Aciman. Book Description: This richly colored memoir chronicles the exploits of a flamboyant Jewish family, from its bold arrival in cosmopolitan Alexandria to its defeated exodus three generations later. View in Catalog: "Out of Egypt" by Andre Aciman. Next Month's Title: "Gilead" by Marilynne Robinson. Notes: This group meets the second Monday at 6:45 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, September 12, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM.

Baby Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Family Story Time)

Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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

Afternoon Book Group

Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Southwest Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "Letters from Yosemite" by Diane Smith. Book Description: In the spring of 1898, A. E. (Alexandria) Bartram--a spirited young woman with a love for botany--is invited to join a field study in Yellowstone National Park. The study's leader, a mild-mannered professor from Montana, assumes she is a man, and is less than pleased to discover the truth. Once the scientists overcome the shock of having a woman on their team, they forge ahead on a summer of adventure, forming an enlightening web of relationships as they move from Mammoth Hot Springs to a camp high in the b… Next Month's Title: "The Bartender's Tale" by Ivan Doig. Notes: This group meets the third Monday of the month at 2 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, September 19, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Baby Story Time at the Southwest Branch

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

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Family Story Time)

Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Children. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 22, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.