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Virtual Programming for 50+ Sip and Paint Acrylics

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register on the: SilverKite website Please enter SPL2022 to enter the website. The password is case sensitive. Enter SPL in caps. Audience: Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Come sip and paint with us! Description: Join us for a step-by-step acrylic painting workshop with one of SilverKite's professional teaching artists. Grab a beverage of your choice and spend an hour with us talking and making art together! Facilitated by Cooper Perry. What you'll need: Acrylic paints -Red, Blue, Yellow, black, and white , 1" flat and angled flat brush , Filbert brush (flat with a round top) , Pointed round brush , Fan Brush , Pallet knife or butter knife , Mixed Media Paper preferred , Painters tape or Masking tape , Cup of… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For more information, please email info@silverkite.us. Saturday, December 10, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Virtual Business Resource Open House - Creative Finance

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: Español. Soomaali. አማርኛ. English. Tiểng Việt. 中文. Summary: Entrepreneurs, Small Business Owners and Creatives! Are you exploring alternative ways to finance your business? This program will be interpreted live into español, tiếng Việt, 中文 af Soomaali and አማርኛ. Description: This program will be interpreted live into español (Spanish), tiếng Việt (Vietnamese), 中文 (Chinese), af Soomaali (Somali) and አማርኛ (Amharic). Este programa se interpretará en vivo al español. Chương trình này sẽ được thông dịch trực tiếp sang tiếng Việt. 该节目将现场翻译成中文。 Barnaamijkan waxaa si toos ah loogu tarjumi doonaa af-Soomaali. ይህ ፕሮግራም ወደ አማርኛ በቀጥታ ይተረጎማል። What are the different ways that people finance businesses, and what are barriers people face in accessing funding? Learn about new… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form 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 a Business Question or call 206-386-4636. Saturday, December 10, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Writers Read

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a monthly reading series featuring an open mic and selected author readings from local writers. Description: Local writers will read from their diverse repertoires of poetry, short stories, novels and essays. The event will end with a Q&A session, followed by an open mic session. This program is presented in partnership with African-American Writers' Alliance on the second Sunday of the month. 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. Sunday, December 11, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

El Club Latino Virtual

* Online Where: Online. Address: Se requiere inscripción. Haga clic aquí para inscribirse. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: Español. Summary: Únase al Club de Lectura de la Biblioteca Central. El libro de este mes es: "Años bisiestos" de Rita Wirkala. Description: Estos relatos, narrados desde la perspectiva del yo autoral, y cuyos momentos álgidos tuvieron lugar en años bisiestos, han sido elaborados sobre hechos verídicos y giran en torno a eventos sucedidos en cinco pueblos argentinos. Escritas con emoción y realismo, son cinco vívidas historias-a medio camino entre el cuento y la novella-donde abundan momentos humorísticos y reflexiones sobre problemas de relevancia atemporal. Dentro del marco de aventuras vividas por ella o por sus antepasados en su país natal,… ADA Accommodations: Podemos ofrecer adaptaciones para personas con discapacidades en los eventos de la biblioteca. Póngase en contacto con LEAP a través de este formulario al menos siete días antes del evento para solicitar adaptaciones. Event Information: Si tiene alguna pregunta sobre este evento, pregúntenos o llame al 206-386-4636. Sunday, December 11, 2022, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Kaleidoscope Play and Learn

* Online Online Location: Join the Event, Meeting ID: 870 5445 7611 Passcode: KPL. Audience: Kids & Families. Adults. Language: English. Summary: A virtual program for parents and caregivers of young children to learn and explore together. No registration required. Description: Designed to support the development of children's school readiness skills through play and to provide education and support for parents and caregivers. Come sing, read and craft with us! ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For more information, please contact Denise Louie Education Center. Monday, December 12, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Virtual Programming for 50+ Bollywood Dance

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register on the: SilverKite website Please enter SPL2022 to enter the website. The password is case sensitive. Enter SPL in caps. Audience: Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Come dance with us! Description: Come learn the dances that area part of the largest movie making capital in the world – INDIA. India makes 3x as many films than Hollywood. Bollywood is the Hindi-language sector of the Indian movie making industry. Traditionally, Bollywood dancing has been heavily influenced by Asian cultures, Hindu art, music and culture. Today Bollywood music and dancing is also influenced by other cultures and forms of dance including salsa and hip hop. Contemporary Bollywood music is known for collaborations with we… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For more information, please email info@silverkite.us. Monday, December 12, 2022, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here 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 for 10 weeks, starting on Oct. 3 and ending Dec. 14. It is taught by an experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. If you have questions about the class, contact the instructor Mckenna Lang via email at mckennal@acrs.org, or call (206) 504 -1586.  To take part in the class you will need an internet connection and a device to connect to the internet (smartphone, laptop, desktop,… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: If you have questions about this event, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, December 12, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Homework Help @ Rainier Beach Branch

Rainier Beach Branch Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Monday, December 12, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here 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 for 10 weeks, starting on Oct. 3 and ending Dec. 14. It is taught by an experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. If you have questions about the class, contact the instructor Louis Horn via email at louish@acrs.org, or text: (419) 777-5975.  To take part in the class you will need an internet connection and a device to connect to the internet (smartphone, laptop, desktop, or… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: If you have questions about this event, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, December 12, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Class is full. Audience: Adults. ESOL. 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 (able to have simple conversations about familiar topics). To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts. It meets twice per week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30 – 8pm for 10 weeks, starting October 5th and ending December 14. 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… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: If you have questions about this event, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, December 12, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Người dạy là một giảng viên giàu kinh nghiệm, giảng dạy bằng Tiếng Việt & Tiếng Anh. Description: Lớp luyện thi quốc tịch này do Asian Counseling and Referral Service tổ chức. Lớp được thiết kế dành cho những người cần được trợ giúp để chuẩn bị cho kỳ thi quốc tịch. Lớp học diễn ra vào các ngày Thứ Ba và Thứ Năm trong 10 tuần, bắt đầu từ ngày 04/10 và kết thúc vào ngày 15/12. Người dạy là một giảng viên giàu kinh nghiệm, giảng dạy bằng Tiếng Việt & Tiếng Anh. Học viên phải nộp bản sao thẻ xanh để ghi danh theo học lớp này. This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. … ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. / Chúng tôi có thể cung cấp chỗ ngồi cho những người có khuyết tật tại các sự kiện của Thư Viện. Xin vui lòng liên hệ LEAP qua mẫu này ít nhất bảy ngày trước khi sự kiện diễn ra để yêu cầu chỗ ngồi cho người khuyết tật. Các chương trình đã được ghi hình của Thư Viện đều sẽ có p… Event Information: If you have questions about this event, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Low Vision Book Group

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Address: Central Library, Level 4, Room 6. This meeting can also be joined via teleconference, to access the meeting via teleconference, please contact LEAP at leap@spl.org or call (206) 615 -1380. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join The Seattle Public Library's Low Vision Book Group for a discussion of Perestroika in Paris by Jane Smiley. Description: Paras, short for Perestroika, is a spirited racehorse at a racetrack west of Paris. One afternoon at dusk, she finds the door of her stall open and--she's a curious filly--wanders all the way to the City of Light. She's dazzled and often mystified by the sights, sounds, and smells around her. View in Catalog: Perestroika in Paris by Jane Smiley. 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. Contact Info: *Central Library. Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Người dạy là một giảng viên giàu kinh nghiệm, giảng dạy bằng Tiếng Việt & Tiếng Anh. Description: Lớp luyện thi quốc tịch này do Asian Counseling and Referral Service tổ chức. Lớp được thiết kế dành cho những người cần được trợ giúp để chuẩn bị cho kỳ thi quốc tịch. Lớp học diễn ra vào các ngày Thứ Ba và Thứ Năm trong 10 tuần, bắt đầu từ ngày 04/10 và kết thúc vào ngày 15/12. Người dạy là một giảng viên giàu kinh nghiệm, giảng dạy bằng Tiếng Việt & Tiếng Anh. Học viên phải nộp bản sao thẻ xanh để ghi danh theo học lớp này. This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. … ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. / Chúng tôi có thể cung cấp chỗ ngồi cho những người có khuyết tật tại các sự kiện của Thư Viện. Xin vui lòng liên hệ LEAP qua mẫu này ít nhất bảy ngày trước khi sự kiện diễn ra để yêu cầu chỗ ngồi cho người khuyết tật. Các chương trình đã được ghi hình của Thư Viện đều sẽ có p… Event Information: If you have questions about this event, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Homework Help @ Douglass-Truth Branch

Douglass-Truth Branch Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Homework Help @ High Point Branch

High Point Branch Where: High Point Branch. Audience: Teens. Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help @ Columbia Branch

Columbia Branch Where: Columbia Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

Homework Help @ Lake City Branch

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help @ NewHolly Branch

NewHolly Branch Where: NewHolly Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual English Conversation Circle

* Online Where: Online. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other adult 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 adult, beginner-level English language learners (levels 2-6) only. You must register for each session you wish to attend. If you would like to attend more English Conversation Circles, please register again; they are held Tuesdays from 6-7pm and Thursdays 2-3pm. Use the Library’s Language Learning Event Calendar to find upcoming English Conversation Circles; you must register for each session individually. The current series runs Tuesday, October 4th and end on Thursday, December 15th (no… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: If you have questions about this event, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Ladies Musical Club Concert

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a Ladies Musical Club Concert featuring a Rachmaninoff piano concerto and songs celebrating the life of poet Heinrich Heine. Description: The concert will feature the following program: Variations on a Theme of Corelli by Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) Theme. Andante Variation 1. Poco piu mosso Variation 2. L'istesso tempo Variation 3. Tempo di Minuetto Variation 4. Andante Variation 5. Allegro (ma non tanto) Variation 6. L'istesso tempo Variation 7. Vivace Variation 8. Adagio misterioso Variation 9. Un poco piu mosso Variation 10. Allegro scherzando Variation 11. Allegro vivace Variation 12. L'istesso tempo Variation 13.… View in Catalog: Heinrich Heine . ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact Info: *Central Library. Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here 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 for 10 weeks, starting on Oct. 3 and ending Dec. 14. It is taught by an experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. If you have questions about the class, contact the instructor Mckenna Lang via email at mckennal@acrs.org, or call (206) 504 -1586.  To take part in the class you will need an internet connection and a device to connect to the internet (smartphone, laptop, desktop,… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: If you have questions about this event, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Certification exams (Intuit, IT, and Microsoft)

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 4 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers free Information Technology Specialist, Intuit, Microsoft Certified Fundamentals, and Microsoft Office Specialist certification exams. Description: Information Technology (IT) Specialist, Intuit, Microsoft Certified Fundamentals, and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certifications, are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective college. IT Specialist certifications are geared towards IT professionals with tracks such as AI, software development, database administration, networking, security, coding, and mobility and device management. Intuit certifications validate one's accounting expertise i… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact Certifications@spl.org before the event to request accommodations. More...: https://www.spl.org/online-resources/online-learning/microsoft-imagine-academy. Contact Info: *Central Library. Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM.

Homework Help @ High Point Branch

High Point Branch Where: High Point Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Homework Help @ Lake City Branch

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies, and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Certification exams (Intuit, IT, and Microsoft)

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 4 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers free Information Technology Specialist, Intuit, Microsoft Certified Fundamentals, and Microsoft Office Specialist certification exams. Description: Information Technology (IT) Specialist, Intuit, Microsoft Certified Fundamentals, and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certifications, are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective college. IT Specialist certifications are geared towards IT professionals with tracks such as AI, software development, database administration, networking, security, coding, and mobility and device management. Intuit certifications validate one's accounting expertise i… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact Certifications@spl.org before the event to request accommodations. More...: https://www.spl.org/online-resources/online-learning/microsoft-imagine-academy. Contact Info: *Central Library. Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here 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 for 10 weeks, starting on Oct. 3 and ending Dec. 14. It is taught by an experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. If you have questions about the class, contact the instructor Louis Horn via email at louish@acrs.org, or text: (419) 777-5975.  To take part in the class you will need an internet connection and a device to connect to the internet (smartphone, laptop, desktop, or… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: If you have questions about this event, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Write With Hugo House: Seattle Writes

* Online 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, December 14, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Class is full. Audience: Adults. ESOL. 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 (able to have simple conversations about familiar topics). To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts. It meets twice per week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30 – 8pm for 10 weeks, starting October 5th and ending December 14. 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… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: If you have questions about this event, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Người dạy là một giảng viên giàu kinh nghiệm, giảng dạy bằng Tiếng Việt & Tiếng Anh. Description: Lớp luyện thi quốc tịch này do Asian Counseling and Referral Service tổ chức. Lớp được thiết kế dành cho những người cần được trợ giúp để chuẩn bị cho kỳ thi quốc tịch. Lớp học diễn ra vào các ngày Thứ Ba và Thứ Năm trong 10 tuần, bắt đầu từ ngày 04/10 và kết thúc vào ngày 15/12. Người dạy là một giảng viên giàu kinh nghiệm, giảng dạy bằng Tiếng Việt & Tiếng Anh. Học viên phải nộp bản sao thẻ xanh để ghi danh theo học lớp này. This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. … ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. / Chúng tôi có thể cung cấp chỗ ngồi cho những người có khuyết tật tại các sự kiện của Thư Viện. Xin vui lòng liên hệ LEAP qua mẫu này ít nhất bảy ngày trước khi sự kiện diễn ra để yêu cầu chỗ ngồi cho người khuyết tật. Các chương trình đã được ghi hình của Thư Viện đều sẽ có p… Event Information: If you have questions about this event, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, December 15, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Reduced and Free Transit Fare Enrollment

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 5 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Low-income individuals, seniors, and individuals with disabilities can receive a reduced-fare transit pass. Individuals receiving TANF, RCA, PWA, SSI, HEN, or ABD can receive a subsidized year-long pass. Description: Catholic Community Services will be onsite to register interested individuals over 65, with disabilities, or with household income below 200% of the federal poverty level for reduced-cost or free transit access. Eligible individuals should bring photo ID if they have it and verification of income if not receiving public benefits. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact Info: *Central Library. Thursday, December 15, 2022, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Designing the Compelling Photograph

* Online Online Location: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Learn design principles to use when you take photographs. Description: The camera does not make the photograph - you do! A good camera does not result in good photographs without you. The better your eye, your sense of design, your awareness of the principles of composition true in all the visual arts, the more evocative, effective and memorable your photographs will be. Learn those design principles, when to follow them, even when not to, viewing extensive examples demonstrating how and why. Your next photographs will better meet your highest expectations! For all skill… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: If you have questions about this event, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, December 15, 2022, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Người dạy là một giảng viên giàu kinh nghiệm, giảng dạy bằng Tiếng Việt & Tiếng Anh. Description: Lớp luyện thi quốc tịch này do Asian Counseling and Referral Service tổ chức. Lớp được thiết kế dành cho những người cần được trợ giúp để chuẩn bị cho kỳ thi quốc tịch. Lớp học diễn ra vào các ngày Thứ Ba và Thứ Năm trong 10 tuần, bắt đầu từ ngày 04/10 và kết thúc vào ngày 15/12. Người dạy là một giảng viên giàu kinh nghiệm, giảng dạy bằng Tiếng Việt & Tiếng Anh. Học viên phải nộp bản sao thẻ xanh để ghi danh theo học lớp này. This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. … ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. / Chúng tôi có thể cung cấp chỗ ngồi cho những người có khuyết tật tại các sự kiện của Thư Viện. Xin vui lòng liên hệ LEAP qua mẫu này ít nhất bảy ngày trước khi sự kiện diễn ra để yêu cầu chỗ ngồi cho người khuyết tật. Các chương trình đã được ghi hình của Thư Viện đều sẽ có p… Event Information: If you have questions about this event, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, December 15, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Conversation Circle

* Online Where: Online. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other adult 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 adult, beginner-level English language learners (levels 2-6) only. You must register for each session you wish to attend. If you would like to attend more English Conversation Circles, please register again; they are held Tuesdays from 6-7pm and Thursdays 2-3pm. Use the library’s Language Learning Event Calendar to find upcoming English Conversation Circles; you must register for each session individually. The current series runs Tuesday, October 4th and end on Thursday, December 15th (no… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: If you have questions about this event, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, December 15, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Homework Help @ Douglass-Truth Branch

Douglass-Truth Branch Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Thursday, December 15, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Bookmobile at Indigenous Vendors' Market

Outside the Library Where: non-library location. Address: 611 12th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144. Audience: Kids & Families. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come visit the bookmobile at the Seattle Indian Health Board's Indigenous Vendors' Market. Description: Fresh produce, local Native vendors and crafters, great food, and the bookmobile will all be at the Indigenous Vendors' Market. 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. Contact Info: *Central Library. Saturday, December 17, 2022, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Virtual Programming for 50+ Sip and Paint Watercolors

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Register on the: SilverKite website Please enter SPL2022 to enter the website. The password is case sensitive. Enter SPL in caps. Audience: Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Come sip and paint with us! Description: Join us for a step-by-step watercolor painting workshop with one of SilverKite's professional teaching artists. Grab a beverage of your choice and spend an hour with us talking and making art together! Facilitated by Cooper Perry. What you'll need: Watercolor paints , Paint brush (1"" flat brush and pointed round brush) , Mixed Media or Watercolor paper , Cup of water , Painter's tape, If you can't make this event or would like to watch one of our previous workshops, they can be found on the … ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For more information, please email info@silverkite.us. Saturday, December 17, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Kaleidoscope Play and Learn

* Online Online Location: Join the Event, Meeting ID: 870 5445 7611 Passcode: KPL. Audience: Kids & Families. Adults. Language: English. Summary: A virtual program for parents and caregivers of young children to learn and explore together. No registration required. Description: Designed to support the development of children's school readiness skills through play and to provide education and support for parents and caregivers. Come sing, read and craft with us! ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For more information, please contact Denise Louie Education Center. Monday, December 19, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Virtual Programming for 50+ Dances to Light up the Darkness

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Register on the: SilverKite website Please enter SPL2022 to enter the website. The password is case sensitive. Enter SPL in caps. Audience: Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Come dance with us! Description: Illuminate yourself with dances from around the world. The workshop will be facilitated so you can be seated as you move to the music if you like. Facilitated by Susan Wickett-Ford. Supplies needed: Your favorite chair and some space to move, If you can't make this event or would like to watch one of our previous workshops, they can be found on the SilverKite website. Please enter SPL2022 to enter the website. The password is case sensitive. Enter SPL in caps. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For more information, please email info@silverkite.us. Monday, December 19, 2022, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Learn2Earn Technology Workshop

High Point Branch Where: High Point Branch. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other high school teens to learn and practice coding basics. You will learn how hardware and software work. Description: In partnership with Compudopt, you will work together with other high school teens to design, set up, wire and play your very own board game. If you like this workshop join us in the winter as we will host a 10 week (on Saturdays) program learning additional skills and having more fun. You will receive a $25 gift card for participating and snacks will be provided during the programs. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Tuesday, December 20, 2022, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual Write With Hugo House: Seattle Writes

* Online 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, December 20, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Certification exams (Intuit, IT, and Microsoft)

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 4 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers free Information Technology Specialist, Intuit, Microsoft Certified Fundamentals, and Microsoft Office Specialist certification exams. Description: Information Technology (IT) Specialist, Intuit, Microsoft Certified Fundamentals, and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certifications, are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective college. IT Specialist certifications are geared towards IT professionals with tracks such as AI, software development, database administration, networking, security, coding, and mobility and device management. Intuit certifications validate one's accounting expertise i… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact Certifications@spl.org before the event to request accommodations. More...: https://www.spl.org/online-resources/online-learning/microsoft-imagine-academy. Contact Info: *Central Library. Thursday, December 22, 2022, 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM.

Certification exams (Intuit, IT, and Microsoft)

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 4 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers free Information Technology Specialist, Intuit, Microsoft Certified Fundamentals, and Microsoft Office Specialist certification exams. Description: Information Technology (IT) Specialist, Intuit, Microsoft Certified Fundamentals, and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certifications, are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective college. IT Specialist certifications are geared towards IT professionals with tracks such as AI, software development, database administration, networking, security, coding, and mobility and device management. Intuit certifications validate one's accounting expertise i… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact Certifications@spl.org before the event to request accommodations. More...: https://www.spl.org/online-resources/online-learning/microsoft-imagine-academy. Contact Info: *Central Library. Thursday, December 22, 2022, 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM.

Library Closed December 24 and 25

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 Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve) and Dec. 25 (Christmas Day). All locations will resume regular hours on Dec. 26. Saturday, December 24, 2022, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM.

Library Closed December 24 and 25

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 Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve) and Dec. 25 (Christmas Day). All locations will resume regular hours on Dec. 26. Sunday, December 25, 2022, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM.

Animal Introduction: Owls / Introducción a los animales: Búhos

South Park Branch Where: South Park Branch. Class type: Other. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Español. Summary: Join Seattle community naturalist Nicolasa Hernandez to learn more about owls.   ​​​​ Únase a la naturalista comunitaria Nicolasa Hernández, para aprender sobre los búhos. Description: Be ready to dissect owl pellets and find out what’s in an owl’s diet! For families and children ages 5 up. Thanks to our partner Seattle Parks & Recreation community naturalist Nicolasa Hernandez ¡Prepárate para disecar gránulos de búho y descubrir qué hay en la dieta de un búho! Para familias y niños a partir de 5 años. Gracias a la Naturalista de Seattle Parks & Recreation, Nicolasa Hernández. Class Notes: . ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. / Podemos ofrecer adaptaciones para personas con discapacidades en los eventos de la biblioteca. Póngase en contacto con LEAP a través de este formulario al menos siete días antes del evento para solicitar adaptaciones. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Wednesday, December 28, 2022, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Monthly Movie At Central Library: Jingle Bell Rocks!

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 2 - Howard S. Wright Family & Janet W. Ketcham Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: The monthly movie program at Central is a monthly afternoon film series featuring compelling and entertaining documentaries from diverse American and global perspectives. Description: Please join us at the Central Library for our monthly movie program, on the last Wednesday of the month. Our film for December is the 2013 documentary, Jingle Bell Rocks!: The Underground World of Alternative Christmas Music. A trippy, cinematic sleighride into the strange & sublime universe of alternative & underground Xmas music, featuring The Flaming Lips, Run-DMC, The Free Design, Low, Miles Davis & Bob Dorough, Clarence Carter, John Waters, and many more. Official Selection at the San Francisco… Rating: Unrated. Run time: 94 min. View in Catalog: Jingle Bell Rocks! . ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact Info: *Central Library. Wednesday, December 28, 2022, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Certification exams (Intuit, IT, and Microsoft)

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 4 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers free Information Technology Specialist, Intuit, Microsoft Certified Fundamentals, and Microsoft Office Specialist certification exams. Description: Information Technology (IT) Specialist, Intuit, Microsoft Certified Fundamentals, and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certifications, are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective college. IT Specialist certifications are geared towards IT professionals with tracks such as AI, software development, database administration, networking, security, coding, and mobility and device management. Intuit certifications validate one's accounting expertise i… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact Certifications@spl.org before the event to request accommodations. More...: https://www.spl.org/online-resources/online-learning/microsoft-imagine-academy. Contact Info: *Central Library. Wednesday, December 28, 2022, 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM.

Certification exams (Intuit, IT, and Microsoft)

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 4 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers free Information Technology Specialist, Intuit, Microsoft Certified Fundamentals, and Microsoft Office Specialist certification exams. Description: Information Technology (IT) Specialist, Intuit, Microsoft Certified Fundamentals, and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certifications, are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective college. IT Specialist certifications are geared towards IT professionals with tracks such as AI, software development, database administration, networking, security, coding, and mobility and device management. Intuit certifications validate one's accounting expertise i… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact Certifications@spl.org before the event to request accommodations. More...: https://www.spl.org/online-resources/online-learning/microsoft-imagine-academy. Contact Info: *Central Library. Wednesday, December 28, 2022, 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM.

Homework Help @ Lake City Branch

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments throughout the school year, except on weekends and school holidays. No reservations are needed; space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Tuesday, January 3, 2023, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help @ Lake City Branch

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments throughout the school year, except on weekends and school holidays. No reservations are needed; space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Wednesday, January 4, 2023, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Ladies Musical Club Concert

West Seattle Branch Where: West Seattle Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a Ladies Musical Club concert featuring Trios by Piazzola, de Falla, and Turina. Description: The concert will feature the following program: Trios by Piazzola, de Falla, and Turina Oblivion by Astor Piazzola Jota (from Seven Popular Songs) by Manuel de Falla Piano Trio No. 2, Op. 76 by Joachin Turina I. Lento- Allegro Moderato II. Molto Vivace III. Lento - Allegro Vivo Ann Rackl, violin, Larry Chu, cello, and Selina Chu, piano Songs for Soprano Air Champetre by Francis Poulenc , Che non mi disse by Josef Myslivecek , Heidenroslein by Franz Schubert , Spring by Dominick Argento , … ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch. Sunday, January 8, 2023, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

El Club Latino Virtual

* Online Where: Online. Address: Se requiere inscripción. Haga clic aquí para inscribirse. Audience: Adults 50+. Adults. Language: Español. Summary: Únase al Club de Lectura de la Biblioteca Central. El libro de este mes es: "El presidente y la rana" de Carolina de Robertis. Description: "En su casa modesta a las afueras de la ciudad, el expresidente de un país latinoamericano anónimo recibe a una periodista en su famoso jardín, para discutir su legado y las circunstancias funestas que amenazan a la democracia en todo el mundo. A él lo conocían como el Presidente Más Pobre del Mundo, y su reputación es mítica: fue guerrillero y lo encarcelaron por incitar a la revolución antes de convertirse en la imagen de la justicia, los derechos humanos y el altruismo para su país. Ahora, mientras ha… View in Catalog: El presidente y la rana by Carolina De Robertis. ADA Accommodations: Podemos ofrecer acomodamiento para personas con discapacidades en los eventos de la biblioteca. Póngase en contacto con LEAP a través de este formulario al menos siete días antes del evento para solicitar acomodamiento. Event Information: Si tiene alguna pregunta sobre este evento, pregúntenos o llame al 206-386-4636. Sunday, January 8, 2023, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Homework Help @ Rainier Beach Branch

Rainier Beach Branch Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Monday, January 9, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Low Vision Book Group

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 50+. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Join our Low Vision Book Group for a discussion of The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz. Description: The wealthy mother of a famous actor enters a London funeral parlor to plan her own service. Six hours later she is found dead, strangled with a curtain cord. Enter disgraced police detective Daniel Hawthorne, a brilliant, eccentric investigator. The author becomes his ghostwriter, a Watson to his Holmes. View in Catalog: "The Word Is Murder" by Anthony Horowitz. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact Info: *Central Library. Tuesday, January 10, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Homework Help @ Lake City Branch

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments throughout the school year, except on weekends and school holidays. No reservations are needed; space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Tuesday, January 10, 2023, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

When to Hire a Lawyer - a virtual workshop

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Nervous about the legal risks in starting a business? Gain insights on how a lawyer can help you navigate the early stages of starting a company. Description: Join representatives from the University of Washington School of Law's Entrepreneurial Law Clinic to learn about hiring a lawyer to help you through the process of starting a business. Attend this free workshop to learn: When you should start thinking about hiring a lawyer , The steps to take to find the right lawyer for you and your business , Things to be thinking about when selecting an attorney , Questions to ask when evaluating attorneys , The value of having a lawyer working with you. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: If you have questions about this event,  Ask a Business Question or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, January 10, 2023, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Homework Help @ NewHolly Branch

NewHolly Branch Where: NewHolly Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Tuesday, January 10, 2023, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Ladies Musical Club Concert

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a Ladies Musical Club concert featuring The Human Voice, a one-act opera by Poulenc. Description: The concert will feature the following program: The Human Voice (La Voix Humaine) , Opera in One Act, presented in English , Based on the play by Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) , Music by Francis Poulenc (1899-1963), A forty-minute, one-act opera arranged for soprano and piano. Synopsis: A woman’s last conversation with the lover who has left her for another. Performed by: Emily Riesser, soprano Joan Lundquist, piano. View in Catalog: La Voix Humaine poulenc. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact Info: *Central Library. Wednesday, January 11, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Homework Help @ Lake City Branch

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments throughout the school year, except on weekends and school holidays. No reservations are needed; space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Wednesday, January 11, 2023, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Lynda V. Mapes Discusses “Orca: Shared Waters, Shared Home”

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a presentation from Seattle Times reporter Lynda V. Mapes about the history and future of Southern Resident orcas in Puget Sound. View in Catalog: "Orca" by Lynda V. Mapes. Description: Winner of the 2022 Washington State Book Awards for best nonfiction. About the book: In Orca: Shared Waters, Shared Home, journalist Lynda V. Mapes explores the natural history of the orca and the unique challenges for the survival of the Southern Resident group that frequents Puget Sound. These whales are among the most urban in the world, a focus of researchers, tourists, and politicians alike. Once referred to as "blackfish" and still known as "killer whales," orcas were for generations regarded as… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Notes: This event is free and no registration is required. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Parking is available in the Central Library garage (entrance on Spring Street). $7 flat rate after 5 pm. Contact Info: *Central Library. Thursday, January 12, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Homework Help @ Lake City Branch

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments throughout the school year, except on weekends and school holidays. No reservations are needed; space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Tuesday, January 17, 2023, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Forming Your Own Business - a virtual workshop

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required.  Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Interested in creating the best legal entity for your business? Join corporate law students from the University of Washington to learn about corporate entity formation. Description: One of the first steps for any startup is forming as a legal entity. Join The Seattle Public Library and representatives from the University of Washington School of Law's Entrepreneurial Law Clinic to learn the factors that every entrepreneur should consider in forming his or her business. From liability to corporate control and strategy, you’ll come away with an understanding of the legal considerations that will position your business for success. Attend this free workshop to learn: Legal… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: If you have questions about this event,  Ask a Business Question or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, January 17, 2023, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Homework Help @ NewHolly Branch

NewHolly Branch Where: NewHolly Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Tuesday, January 17, 2023, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Homework Help @ Lake City Branch

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments throughout the school year, except on weekends and school holidays. No reservations are needed; space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help @ Rainier Beach Branch

Rainier Beach Branch Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Monday, January 23, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Homework Help @ Lake City Branch

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments throughout the school year, except on weekends and school holidays. No reservations are needed; space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help @ NewHolly Branch

NewHolly Branch Where: NewHolly Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Homework Help @ Lake City Branch

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments throughout the school year, except on weekends and school holidays. No reservations are needed; space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Wednesday, January 25, 2023, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Katie Yamasaki discusses "Shapes, Lines and Light: My Grandfather’s American Journey"

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Kids & Families. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn more about the life and legacy of Minoru Yamasaki, the architect who designed Pacific Science Center at this all-ages event. View in Catalog: "Shapes, Lines, and Light" by Katie Yamasaki. Description: Katie Yamasaki’s newest picture book celebrates the life of her grandfather, the acclaimed Japanese American architect Minoru Yamasaki. About the Speaker: Katie Yamasaki is a muralist and children’s book artist. She has traveled widely, painting over 80 murals with diverse communities around the world that explore local issues of identity and social justice. Her children’s book work focuses on similar themes of social justice and stories from underrepresented communities. Her most recent book is… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Transcriptions are available for all podcast Library programs. Contact Info: *Central Library. Saturday, January 28, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Homework Help @ Rainier Beach Branch

Rainier Beach Branch Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Monday, January 30, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Homework Help @ Lake City Branch

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments throughout the school year, except on weekends and school holidays. No reservations are needed; space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help @ NewHolly Branch

NewHolly Branch Where: NewHolly Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Homework Help @ Lake City Branch

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments throughout the school year, except on weekends and school holidays. No reservations are needed; space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Wednesday, February 1, 2023, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

El Club Latino Virtual

* Online Where: Online. Address: Se requiere inscripción. Haga clic aquí para inscribirse. Audience: Adults 50+. Adults. Language: Español. Summary: Únase al Club de Lectura de la Biblioteca Central. El libro de este mes es: "Violeta" de Isabel Allende. Description: "Violeta viene al mundo un tormentoso día de 1920, siendo la primera niña de una familia de cinco bulliciosos hermanos. Desde el principio su vida estará marcada por acontecimientos extraordinarios, pues todavía se sienten las ondas expansivas de la Gran Guerra cuando la gripe española llega a las orillas de su país sudamericano natal, casi en el momento exacto de su nacimiento. Gracias a la clarividencia del padre, la familia saldrá indemne de esta crisis para darse de bruces con una nueva, cuando la Gr… View in Catalog: "Violeta" by Isabel Allende. ADA Accommodations: Podemos ofrecer acomodamiento para personas con discapacidades en los eventos de la biblioteca. Póngase en contacto con LEAP a través de este formulario al menos siete días antes del evento para solicitar acomodamiento. Event Information: Si tiene alguna pregunta sobre este evento, pregúntenos o llame al 206-386-4636. Sunday, February 5, 2023, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Homework Help @ Rainier Beach Branch

Rainier Beach Branch Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Monday, February 6, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Homework Help @ Lake City Branch

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments throughout the school year, except on weekends and school holidays. No reservations are needed; space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Patents and Trade Secrets - a virtual workshop

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Interested in learning how to protect your inventions as intellectual property? Learn the ways patent and trade secret laws can protect and enhance your business. Description: Learn the basics of intellectual property law from students with the University of Washington School of Law's Entrepreneurial Law Clinic. Learn how to use intellectual property to help strengthen and grow your business from current law school students. Attend this free workshop to learn: How patents protect an invention , How trade secrets work , Different types of patents , Patent process , Understanding the risks of early disclosure , Patent Pro Bono Program, Law School Clinic Program, and other USPTO… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: If you have questions about this event,  Ask a Business Question or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Homework Help @ NewHolly Branch

NewHolly Branch Where: NewHolly Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Homework Help @ Lake City Branch

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments throughout the school year, except on weekends and school holidays. No reservations are needed; space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Wednesday, February 8, 2023, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help @ Rainier Beach Branch

Rainier Beach Branch Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Monday, February 13, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Low Vision Book Group

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 50+. LEAP. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join our Low Vision Book Group for a discussion of My Song by Harry Belafonte. Description: The popular singer and former UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador shares the story of his life and career, from his impoverished childhood in Harlem and Jamaica and his racial barrier-breaking career to his commitment to numerous civil causes. View in Catalog: "My Song" by Harry Belafonte. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact Info: *Central Library. Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Homework Help @ Lake City Branch

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments throughout the school year, except on weekends and school holidays. No reservations are needed; space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help @ NewHolly Branch

NewHolly Branch Where: NewHolly Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Homework Help @ Lake City Branch

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments throughout the school year, except on weekends and school holidays. No reservations are needed; space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help @ Lake City Branch

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments throughout the school year, except on weekends and school holidays. No reservations are needed; space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Trademarks and Copyrights - a virtual workshop

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required.  Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Interested in how to protect your creations and innovations as intellectual property? Learn the ways intellectual property law can protect and enhance your business. Description: Learn the basics of intellectual property law from students with the University of Washington School of Law's Entrepreneurial Law Clinic. Learn how to use intellectual property to help strengthen and grow your business from current law school students. Attend this free workshop to learn: What copyright protection requires , How trademark law protects a brand , How to cultivate innovations when growing a business. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: If you have questions about this event,  Ask a Business Question or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Homework Help @ NewHolly Branch

NewHolly Branch Where: NewHolly Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Homework Help @ Lake City Branch

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments throughout the school year, except on weekends and school holidays. No reservations are needed; space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help @ Rainier Beach Branch

Rainier Beach Branch Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Monday, February 27, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Homework Help @ Lake City Branch

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments throughout the school year, except on weekends and school holidays. No reservations are needed; space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Social Purpose Corporations and Cooperatives - a virtual workshop

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required.  Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Learn about how your business can do good while doing well; attend this free workshop to learn about social purpose corporations and cooperative associations. Description: Students from the Entrepreneurial Law Clinic at the University of Washington School of Law will discuss how you can balance social responsibility with good business. Learn about two entity structures you can use to conduct business based on strong values and community impact to meet common economic, social, and cultural needs. Attend this free workshop to learn: What is a social purpose corporation? , What is a cooperative association? , How these entities can help you make an impact on your community. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: If you have questions about this event,  Ask a Business Question or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Homework Help @ NewHolly Branch

NewHolly Branch Where: NewHolly Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Homework Help @ Lake City Branch

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments throughout the school year, except on weekends and school holidays. No reservations are needed; space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

El Club Latino Virtual

* Online Where: Online. Address: Se requiere inscripción. Haga clic aquí para inscribirse. Audience: Adults 50+. Adults. Language: Español. Summary: Únase al Club de Lectura de la Biblioteca Central. El libro de este mes es: "Mujeres que no perdonan" de Camilla Läckberg. Description: Ingrid renunció a su carrera como periodista cuando su marido fue nombrado director de un importante periódico. Él siempre le ha sido infiel. Victoria huyó de un pasado oscuro en su Rusia natal. Su matrimonio comenzó siendo un refugio, pero se ha convertido en una pesadilla. Birgitta está a punto de jubilarse como maestra y deberá luchar contra una terrible enfermedad, pero antes debe enfrentarse a algo peor: la fría mirada de su pareja. A los ojos de cualquiera, Ingrid, Victoria y Birgitta son muy disti… View in Catalog: "Mujeres que no perdonan" Camila Läckberg. ADA Accommodations: Podemos ofrecer acomodamiento para personas con discapacidades en los eventos de la biblioteca. Póngase en contacto con LEAP a través de este formulario al menos siete días antes del evento para solicitar acomodamiento. Event Information: Si tiene alguna pregunta sobre este evento, pregúntenos o llame al 206-386-4636. Sunday, March 5, 2023, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Homework Help @ Rainier Beach Branch

Rainier Beach Branch Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Monday, March 6, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Homework Help @ Lake City Branch

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments throughout the school year, except on weekends and school holidays. No reservations are needed; space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help @ NewHolly Branch

NewHolly Branch Where: NewHolly Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments during the school year (except on weekends and school holidays). No reservations are needed, but space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. 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. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Homework Help @ Lake City Branch

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist K-12 students with school assignments throughout the school year, except on weekends and school holidays. No reservations are needed; space is limited. Description: If you are working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson, come to the Library for Homework Help. We have volunteers who can help with math, English, social studies and science. Students without homework can read and play learning enrichment games with trained tutors. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact LEAP via this form at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Options: Find out more about Homework Help. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.