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Young Women Empowered presents Y-WE Write

Writing Where: Central Library. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Young women* ages 14-19 are invited to a summer writing camp presented by Young Women Empowered. Description: Let’s not even play, it’s been a rough couple of years and stress lives in our bodies. Join us to write it out and release it into the universe! Different types of writing can help realign us with our bodies, our dreams, our creation, and our joy. Join us for a 7-day immersive experience facilitated by Naa Akua and Meera Bhardwaj. Part of each day will be spent in separate 'Tracks,' each with a different focus and writer/facilitator. This year we're offering: Poetry in the Body w/ Jessica Rae Bergamino,… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Contact Info: *Central Library. Sunday, August 7, 2022, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, August 8, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, August 8, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, August 8, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

Basic Skills Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners (levels 2-6) only. You must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for that session. The registration forms open one week before each session. You will receive a confirmation email a week before the class that will have the Zoom link to join the Virtual English Circle. We also resend the Zoom link 30 minutes before the session begins. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Write With Hugo House: Seattle Writes

Writing Where: Online. Address: To receive the link for this event, please click here and select the date you want to attend. Phone registration also available at 206-322-7030. Registration opens on the first of the month. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write. Registration required. Description: In this group, we’ll focus on generative writing through poetry prompts. The session will begin with introductions and a short warm-up, after which we’ll read two separate poems and write in response to those. At times writers will be invited to create community through sharing words or ideas with other writers in small groups. Attendees will leave the class with 2-3 new drafts of poems. Designed for all writers, this group supports poets as well those working in other genres, as the skills practiced in poe… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 11, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 11, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

Basic Skills Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 11, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual It's About Time Writers' Reading Series

Writing Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: The Ballard Branch welcomes the 393rd meeting of the It's About Time Writers' Reading Series, featuring author readings and open mics. Registration required. Description: This month’s online presentation welcomes Donna James, Paula Friedman, and Joan Rudd. Donna James has spent thirty-nine years meeting individuals and couples in the intimate confines of her psychotherapy consulting room. After long years of academic writing, she returned to poetry, her first literary love. Donna’s poetry gives literary voice to the stories of idiocy, affliction, spasms of hope, and resilience that are peculiar to the human psyche. Her work has been published in numerous online and print… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 11, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, August 15, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, August 15, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, August 15, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

Basic Skills Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners (levels 2-6) only. You must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for that session. The registration forms open one week before each session. You will receive a confirmation email a week before the class that will have the Zoom link to join the Virtual English Circle. We also resend the Zoom link 30 minutes before the session begins. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Write With Hugo House: Seattle Writes

Writing Where: Online. Address: To receive the link for this event, please click here and select the date you want to attend. Phone registration also available at 206-322-7030. Registration opens on the first of the month. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write. Registration required. Description: Our mission during this time of distraction, artistic fatigue, and social isolation is to create a regular time and space for writers to write and to meet each other. In this group, writers introduce themselves and are provided optional fiction, poetry and nonfiction prompts to work on for 60-70 minutes of sustained silent writing time, though they are more than welcome to work on their own projects instead. Small group breakout sessions at the end of our time together encourage participants to share and re… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 18, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 18, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

Basic Skills Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 18, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, August 22, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, August 22, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, August 22, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 23, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 23, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

Basic Skills Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners (levels 2-6) only. You must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for that session. The registration forms open one week before each session. You will receive a confirmation email a week before the class that will have the Zoom link to join the Virtual English Circle. We also resend the Zoom link 30 minutes before the session begins. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 23, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 25, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 25, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

Basic Skills Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 25, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Superhero Summer of Learning Celebration

Where: non-library location. Address: Drop in or get free timed tickets Burke Museum, 4300 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA. Audience: Teens. Kids & Families. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: A special FREE day at the Burke Museum in honor of youth participants of the Seattle Public Library's Summer of Learning program. Description: Join us for a special FREE day at the Burke to honor the youth participants of the Seattle Public Library's "Superhero Summer" Summer of Learning program. All children, teens, and families who participated by reading and performing good deeds over the summer are invited to attend this FREE event with their friends and families. Families will have the opportunity to learn more about dinosaurs, fossils, Northwest Native art, plant and animal collections, and cultural pieces from across the globe. Let’s… ADA Accommodations: To request additional accommodations during your visit please contact Burke's Visitor Services Team at burkevis@uw.edu or 206.616.8616. Please allow 10 days advance notice for these requests. Notes: Special thanks to The Seattle Public Library Foundation for their generous support of the Summer of Learning. Contact Info: *Central Library. Sunday, August 28, 2022, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, August 29, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, August 29, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, August 29, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

Basic Skills Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners (levels 2-6) only. You must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for that session. The registration forms open one week before each session. You will receive a confirmation email a week before the class that will have the Zoom link to join the Virtual English Circle. We also resend the Zoom link 30 minutes before the session begins. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, September 1, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, September 1, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

Basic Skills Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, September 1, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Library Closed in observance of Labor Day

Holiday Closures We are open 24/7 online at www.spl.org. Find shelter at www.spl.org/shelter. 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, 2022, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

Basic Skills Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners (levels 2-6) only. You must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for that session. The registration forms open one week before each session. You will receive a confirmation email a week before the class that will have the Zoom link to join the Virtual English Circle. We also resend the Zoom link 30 minutes before the session begins. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

Language Learning Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

Basic Skills Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Write With Hugo House: Seattle Writes

Writing Where: Online. Address: To receive the link for this event, please click here and select the date you want to attend. Phone registration also available at 206-322-7030. Registration opens on the first of the month. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write. Registration required. Description: In this group, we’ll focus on generative writing through poetry prompts. The session will begin with introductions and a short warm-up, after which we’ll read two separate poems and write in response to those. At times writers will be invited to create community through sharing words or ideas with other writers in small groups. Attendees will leave the class with 2-3 new drafts of poems. Designed for all writers, this group supports poets as well those working in other genres, as the skills practiced in poe… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Write With Hugo House: Seattle Writes

Writing Where: Online. Address: To receive the link for this event, please click here and select the date you want to attend. Phone registration also available at 206-322-7030. Registration opens on the first of the month. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write. Registration required. Description: Our mission during this time of distraction, artistic fatigue, and social isolation is to create a regular time and space for writers to write and to meet each other. In this group, writers introduce themselves and are provided optional fiction, poetry and nonfiction prompts to work on for 60-70 minutes of sustained silent writing time, though they are more than welcome to work on their own projects instead. Small group breakout sessions at the end of our time together encourage participants to share and re… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Library Closed in observance of Indigenous Peoples' Day

Holiday Closures We are open 24/7 online at www.spl.org. Find shelter at www.spl.org/shelter. Locations: All locations. Summary: All locations of The Seattle Public Library will be closed on October 10th in observance of Indigenous Peoples' Day. Monday, October 10, 2022, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Write With Hugo House: Seattle Writes

Writing Where: Online. Address: To receive the link for this event, please click here and select the date you want to attend. Phone registration also available at 206-322-7030. Registration opens on the first of the month. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write. Registration required. Description: In this group, we’ll focus on generative writing through poetry prompts. The session will begin with introductions and a short warm-up, after which we’ll read two separate poems and write in response to those. At times writers will be invited to create community through sharing words or ideas with other writers in small groups. Attendees will leave the class with 2-3 new drafts of poems. Designed for all writers, this group supports poets as well those working in other genres, as the skills practiced in poe… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Write With Hugo House: Seattle Writes

Writing Where: Online. Address: To receive the link for this event, please click here and select the date you want to attend. Phone registration also available at 206-322-7030. Registration opens on the first of the month. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write. Registration required. Description: Our mission during this time of distraction, artistic fatigue, and social isolation is to create a regular time and space for writers to write and to meet each other. In this group, writers introduce themselves and are provided optional fiction, poetry and nonfiction prompts to work on for 60-70 minutes of sustained silent writing time, though they are more than welcome to work on their own projects instead. Small group breakout sessions at the end of our time together encourage participants to share and re… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.