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Tech Help

Tech Help Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: 中文. English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-4711. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. 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: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, January 24, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time at the Lake City Branch!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y jugeos divertidos en español con Marco Cortes. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, January 24, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, January 24, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Join us for baby story time at the Columbia Branch! Bring your infants 0-12 months to enjoy stories and songs with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, January 24, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Kids Café Afterschool Meals

Kids & Families Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, January 24, 2020, 3:45 PM – 4:15 PM.

Citizenship Class

Citizenship Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Get information about applying for citizenship. Prepare for the citizenship interview and civics test. Description: Class meets January 6 - March 21, Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Mondays and Wednesdays, 2 - 4 p.m. Saturdays 10:15 a.m - 12:15 p.m. Registration and testing is during the first week of class. Class is open until full. If you have questions about the class, please attend class and speak with the instructor. Bring a copy of the front and back of your permanent resident card and driver’s license or identification card. To start your citizenship application, go to Citizenship Works: … Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. 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: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Basic Skills Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Русский. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Registration starts at 10:00 a.m. Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp.… 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration starts at 10:30 a.m. Translation: Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng Anh: đọc, viết, ngữ pháp và từ vựng. Cawiimad wax Barashada ee Dadka Waaweyn Ku socda waqti kasta si aad… Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

English Circle

Basic Skills Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Talk Time Summary: Come to a free English as a Second Language (ESL) conversation group to practice speaking English. Talk Time Description: This program is for beginning to advanced level learners. , Participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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. Translation: Gratis, prácticas de conversación en inglés. Todos los niveles. Inscripción no necesaria. 免费英文对话练习班.所有程度. 不需要报名. Thực hành đàm thoại tiếng Anh miễn phí. Tất cả các trình độ. Không cần đăng ký. More ESL Programs: https://www.spl.org/esolcalendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Beacon Hill Branch! (It is Spanish story time at the Beacon Hill Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Beacon Hill Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en espanol. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: International District/Chinatown Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Description: 所有活动均为免费。在各分馆设有限额免费停车位. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Parking is available on the streets around the branch. Patrons may pay to park in the garage beneath International District Village Square II. Enter the garage from the two-way alley behind the building via South Lane or South Dearborn. Daily p… 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: International District/Chinatown Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To receive tax help, bring the following… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Tax Help Reservations: Drop-in only. Contact Info: *Central Library. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To receive tax help, bring the following… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Tax Help Reservations: Drop-in only. Contact Info: University Branch. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Intro to Adobe Photoshop

Technology Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 4 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: See some of the basic and intermediate ways Adobe Photoshop has available for transforming your images. Description: Good for those who want to understand the power of this program either for personal use of working with a designer. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko Oo Soomali Ah (Somali Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To receive tax help, bring the following… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Tax Help Reservations: Drop-in only. Contact Info: *Central Library. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Ballard Branch Library & Scarecrow Video present 'La La Land'

Movies Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a free movie on the last Sunday of each month at the Ballard Branch Library. Post-film discussion moderated by Scarecrow Video. Doors open at 1:15 p.m. Description: This month’s movie is La La Land (2016), winner of six Academy Awards, including Best Director. A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair. Directed by Damien Chazelle, and stars Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling and Rosemarie DeWitt. First film in our three-part “Musicals” movie series. Rating: PG-13 - Parents Strongly Cautioned. Run time: 2 hours 8 minutes. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Ballard Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

'Pavel's War': Escape, Survival, Assimilation

Authors & Books Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 2 - Howard S. Wright Family & Janet W. Ketcham Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Peter Curtis talks about Pavel’s War, the third book of his trilogy The Dragontail Buttonhole, Cafe Budapest and Pavel’s War. Description: The first two novels of a WWII trilogy based on true events. Cafe Budapest is the winner of the Pacific Northwest Writers’ Association Nancy Pearl Historical Fiction Award September 2019. The third novel, Pavel's War was published in November 2019. In 1939, the Kohut family endures violence and exile, surviving with love and resilience as they escape Prague and cross Nazi-occupied Europe arriving in the London Blitz. As family bonds splinter, they struggle to adapt to wartime British society.… 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: World Languages. Contact: Leszek Chudzinski. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Ready To Work Class - English, Computer & Job Skills

Basic Skills Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Class type: ESL. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Get help with English language skills, job finding, support services and computer skills. Last day to register for winter quarter is Friday, January 3rd. Registration is required. Description: The program combines English classes with computer literacy instruction and case management to help immigrants gain job readiness skills and take steps toward economic self-sufficiency. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. This class meets January 8 - March 12. Call Rainier Beach Branch at 206-386-1906 to register. 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: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Central Library (It is Spanish story time at the Central Library!). Description: Niños y sus familias estan invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y jugeos divertidos en  español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Children's Story Time

StoryTime Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Capitol Hill Branch! Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with Ms. Chloe. Stay after for crafts and open play. For ages 0-5. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity (49)for our room. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To receive tax help, bring the following… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Tax Help Reservations: Drop-in only. Contact Info: *Central Library. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Monday, January 27, 2020, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Thrilling Tales: A Storytime for Grownups

Authors & Books Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Need a mid-day break? Two Mondays a month at noon you can laugh, gasp and shudder to live readings. Today's story is "A Recipe for Murder," by James Holding. Description: Love a good story? Come to the scene of the crime, the edge of adventure and timeless realms of wonder. Sit back, relax and escape from the everyday as we bring you gripping short stories expertly read -- and well-calculated to keep you in suspense! Thrilling Tales has been entertaining listeners for 15 years. Today's story is "A Recipe for Murder," by James Holding.  In this appetizing tale, we learn why Chef Andre’s world famous Potage Francois Premier is a soup to die for! Pack a sack lunch and come… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Brown bag lunches and knitting are welcome. Doors open at 11:40 a.m. Stories start at 12:05 p.m. and are finished no later than 12:50 p.m. Contact Info: *Central Library. Contact: David Wright. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 12:05 PM – 12:50 PM.

English Class

Basic Skills Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets January 6 - March 11, Mondays & Wednesdays, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. For all beginner and intermediate speakers. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please attend class and speak to the instructor to find out if you can register. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan poco o nada de inglés. 针对不会讲英文或是英文程度很低的学生. Dành cho học sinh biết rất ít hoặc không biết tiếng Anh. Ardayda aan ku hadli karin Ingiriiska ama wax yar ku hadla. 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: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Community Resource Specialist Drop-In Hours

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 165 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Español. Summary: Are you looking for housing, shelter, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Community Resource Specialist Drop-In Hours

Ballard Branch Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Meet with the Community Resource Specialist to be connected with community resources and social services. Description: The Community Resource Specialist can connect patrons to an array of services, including housing, behavioral health counseling, vocational training, food assistance, legal support, domestic violence support, medical care and more. A partnership with DESC, supported by the Seattle Public Library Foundation. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Ballard Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Afternoon Book Group

Book Groups Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Southwest Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin. Book Description: Centuries ago humanoids from the planet Hain ventured through the solar system establishing colonies on various planets including Earth. For mysterious reasons these colonies lose all contact and knowledge of each other until the 21st century when an attempt is made to establish a galactic league. Individual stories in this loosely organized series explore the inherent communication difficulties in the mingling and clash of cultures that, over the centuries of separation, have developed widely disparate soc… View in Catalog: The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin. Next Month's Title: The End of the Affair by Graham Greene. 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. Notes: This group meets the third Thursday of the month from 2-3pm unless rescheduled du to holidays. , Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Citizenship Class

Citizenship Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Get information about applying for citizenship. Prepare for the citizenship interview and civics test. Bring your permanent resident card and driver’s license or identification card. Registration in class. Description: Class meets January 6 - March 21, Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Mondays and Wednesdays, 2 - 4 p.m. Saturdays 10:15 a.m - 12:15 p.m. Registration and testing is during the first week of class. Class is open until full. If you have questions about the class, please attend class and speak with the instructor. To start your citizenship application, go to Citizenship Works: https://www.citizenshipworks.org/portal/acrs. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. 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: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Library Play Time

Magnolia Branch Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Jim Thixton and Carol Bennett Thixton Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Bring your young ones to the library to play, read, and meet other families. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Kids Café Afterschool Meals

Kids & Families Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 3:45 PM – 4:15 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Tutoring is offered every week on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Central Library, Thursdays at Rainier Beach Branch, and Saturdays at Broadview Branch. First come, first served. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration starts at 3 p.m. Translation: Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng Anh: đọc, viết, ngữ pháp và từ vựng. Cawiimad wax Barashada ee Dadka Waaweyn Ku socda waqti kasta si aad… Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

English Circle

Basic Skills Where: Fremont Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Talk Time Summary: Come to a free English as a Second Language (ESL) conversation group to practice speaking English. Talk Time Description: This program is for beginning to advanced level learners. , Participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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. Translation: Gratis, prácticas de conversación en inglés. Todos los niveles. Inscripción no necesaria. 免费英文对话练习班.所有程度. 不需要报名. Thực hành đàm thoại tiếng Anh miễn phí. Tất cả các trình độ. Không cần đăng ký. More ESL Programs: https://www.spl.org/esolcalendar. Contact Info: Fremont Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: South Park Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Teen Service Learning

Teens Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects to benefit the library and community. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: To participate look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you. Submit the online application found on the website. Then the Teen Services Librarian will schedule a time to talk with you about service learning at the Southwest Branch and orient you to service learning. Service Learning will be held weekly starting January 7. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 4:15 PM – 5:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Corporate Formation

Business Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 2 - Howard S. Wright Family & Janet W. Ketcham Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. 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 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 taxes, 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 considerations for… 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

English Class

Basic Skills Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets January 6 - March 11, Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. For all beginner and intermediate speakers. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend class and speak with the instructor. Winter Quarter classes begin in January. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please attend class and speak to the instructor to find out if you can register. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan poco o nada de inglés. 针对不会讲英文或是英文程度很低的学生. Dành cho học sinh biết rất ít hoặc không biết tiếng Anh. Ardayda aan ku hadli karin Ingiriiska ama wax yar ku hadla. 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: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

5th Avenue Theatre Preview: Behind the Scenes of 'Bliss'

Arts & Culture Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a look behind the scenes of the new musical Bliss, premiering at The 5th Avenue Theatre. Description: In this addictive fractured fairytale created at The 5th, Bliss tears up the rules on happy endings as four wildly distinctive royal sisters sneak out of their castle and discover an intoxicating world of fancy balls and dreamy princes.  Join us for a behind the scenes look at this electrifying new musical. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Podcast: This event will be recorded for podcast. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Drop-In Preschool Art Studio

Kids & Families Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Drop-in to create art projects using nature, recycled materials, and more! For families with children ages 2-5. Class size limited to 12 participants. First come, first served. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Green Lake Branch! Bring your babies ages 0-24 months to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Green Lake Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Evening Book Group

Book Groups Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the University Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "A Gentleman in Moscow" by Amor Towles. Book Description: Count Alexander Rostov tries to live his life to the fullest in spite of being placed under house arrest in a grand Moscow hotel by the Bolsheviks in the 1920s. View in Catalog: "A Gentleman in Moscow" by Amor Towles. Next Month's Title: "The History of the Peloponnesian War" by Thucydides. 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. Notes: This group meets the 3rd Monday of the month (4th Monday in January & February, due to holidays) at 6:30 pm. , Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: University Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM.

Evening Book Group

Book Groups Where: Montlake Branch. Room Location: Don G. and Jane Markham Abel Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Montlake Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "Another Brooklyn" by Jacqueline Woodson. Book Description: In her first adult novel in 20 years, acclaimed children's and YA author Woodson (winner of the National Book Award for her book, Brown Girl Dreaming) combines grit and beauty in a series of stunning vignettes, painting a vivid mural of what it was like to grow up African-American in Brooklyn during the 1970s. When August, an anthropologist who has studied the funeral traditions of different cultures, revisits her old neighborhood after her father's death, her reunion with a brother and a chance encounter w… View in Catalog: "Another Brooklyn" by Jacqueline Woodson. Next Month's Title: TBD. 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. Notes: This group usually meets the third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. THIS IS THE 4TH MONDAY due to MLK Jr. Holiday. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at the Montlake Branch. Contact Info: Montlake Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: University Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Story time will be in the children's area January 27 and March 2. . 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: University Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, January 27, 2020, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Ready To Work Class - English, Computer & Job Skills

Basic Skills Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Class type: ESL. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Get help with English language skills, job finding, support services and computer skills. Last day to register for winter quarter is Friday, January 3rd. Registration is required. Description: The program combines English classes with computer literacy instruction and case management to help immigrants gain job readiness skills and take steps toward economic self-sufficiency. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. This class meets January 8 - March 12. Call Rainier Beach Branch at 206-386-1906 to register. 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: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

Family Story Time

StoryTime Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Broadview Branch! Bring your whole family to read and get silly with Miss Louisa. Stay after to play and connect with other neighborhood families! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

StoryTime Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for children ages birth to 5. Description: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Free play and circle time from 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:45 - noon. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

StoryTime Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for children ages birth to 5. Description: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Free play and circle time from 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:45 - noon. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Story Time

StoryTime Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Beacon Hill Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler story time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Mynique! Then stay and play with toy and puzzles! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Northgate Branch! Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Northgate Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To receive tax help, bring the following… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Tax Help Reservations: Drop-in only. Contact Info: *Central Library. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To receive tax help, bring the following… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Tax Help Reservations: Drop-in only. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Detective Cookie's Chess Club

Gaming Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Children and teens, ages 7 and up, are invited to join the group. Family and community members are also welcome. Drop by to learn and play chess! Description: This urban chess club has been ongoing since 2007. New members are always welcome! 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Kids Café Afterschool Meals

Kids & Families Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 3:45 PM – 4:15 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: South Park Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Youth Drop in Chess

Gaming Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Come play a game of chess! Children and teens are invited to drop by for fun and casual games of chess. Description: All skill levels are welcome. Chess sets and guidance by an adult chess coach will be available. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko Oo Soomali Ah (Somali Story Time)

StoryTime Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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. Translation: It is Somali Story Time at the New Holly Branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes and fun in Somali. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

English Class

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 2 - Howard S. Wright Family & Janet W. Ketcham Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets January 7 - March 19, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 - 7:45 p.m. For all beginner and intermediate speakers. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend class and speak with the instructor. Winter Quarter classes begin in January. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please attend class and speak to the instructor to find out if you can register. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan poco o nada de inglés. 针对不会讲英文或是英文程度很低的学生. Dành cho học sinh biết rất ít hoặc không biết tiếng Anh. Ardayda aan ku hadli karin Ingiriiska ama wax yar ku hadla. 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: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:45 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

English Circle

Basic Skills Where: Lake City Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Talk Time Summary: Come to a free English as a Second Language (ESL) conversation group to practice speaking English. Talk Time Description: This program is for beginning to advanced level learners. , Participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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. Translation: Gratis, prácticas de conversación en inglés. Todos los niveles. Inscripción no necesaria. 免费英文对话练习班.所有程度. 不需要报名. Thực hành đàm thoại tiếng Anh miễn phí. Tất cả các trình độ. Không cần đăng ký. More ESL Programs: https://www.spl.org/esolcalendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

雙語"玩中學"樂園 / Bilingual Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

StoryTime Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. English. Summary: 幼兒樂園裡 孩子們可透過玩遊戲 英文兒歌敎唱 讀故事書 做簡易手工及玩各類玩具等不同的活動方式 達到啟蒙的目的並協助幼兒們提前適應將來入學的環境 且更可幚助幼兒學習到如何與別人分享及相處的經驗。而幼兒的照顧者更可藉此機會與社區內其他幼兒照顧者交換資訊及經驗並拓展人際關係. Description: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Through this group children are being prepared for preschool and kindergarten learning environments, as well as building relationship with other children. Caregivers also build and strengthen connection and communication with their children, and connect with other caregivers in the community. The Kaleidoscope… Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Ready To Work Class - English, Computer & Job Skills

Basic Skills Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Class type: ESL. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Get help with English language skills, job finding, support services and computer skills. Last day to register for winter quarter is Friday, January 3rd. Registration is required. Description: The program combines English classes with computer literacy instruction and case management to help immigrants gain job readiness skills and take steps toward economic self-sufficiency. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. This class meets January 8 - March 12. Call Rainier Beach Branch at 206-386-1906 to register. 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: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Central Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Columbia Branch! (It is Spanish story time at the Columbia Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Columbia Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

StoryTime Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Kaleidoscope play & learn offers a chance for children and their families to come play and have a good time. This group is open to children of all abilities, ages 18 months to 5 years old. Description: Children learn and explore through the use of art, music, toys and more. Families learn about their child's development and community resources available to them. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Green Lake Branch! Bring your toddlers ages 2-4 years to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Green Lake Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Central Library! Bring your babies (0-12 months) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To receive tax help, bring the following… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Tax Help Reservations: Drop-in only. Contact Info: *Central Library. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your infants 0-12 months to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM.

English Class

Basic Skills Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets January 6 - March 11, Mondays & Wednesdays, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. For all beginner and intermediate speakers. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please attend class and speak to the instructor to find out if you can register. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan poco o nada de inglés. 针对不会讲英文或是英文程度很低的学生. Dành cho học sinh biết rất ít hoặc không biết tiếng Anh. Ardayda aan ku hadli karin Ingiriiska ama wax yar ku hadla. 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: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby story time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your infants age 0-12 months to enjoy stories, rhymes, and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Mynique! Then stay and play with books and toys! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

REACH Caseworker Drop-In Hours

Civics & Social Services Where: International District/Chinatown Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Are you looking for shelter, food, or other resources? Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the REACH program of Evergreen Treatment Services. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Appointments are taken day of for a 30 minute session. Contact Info: International District/Chinatown Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

CANCELED - Teen Dungeons & Dragons Club

Teens Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Interested in D & D? Want to find people to play and learn with? Join us for Dungeons & Dragons at Ballard Library. Description: Come and play Dungeons and Dragons. No experience or supplies required. Contact branch for more detailed information. Organized and led by Ballard teens. Snacks provided.  6th - 12th grades. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Ballard Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Gadget Lab

Technology Skills Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Jim Thixton and Carol Bennett Thixton Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Friendly meet-up for tech help at Magnolia Branch Library. Description: Got a new (or not-so-new) gadget? Not sure where to begin? You’re not alone! Join us at Magnolia Branch and we’ll try to figure it out together. Bring your smartphone, tablet, Kindle or other device for some friendly advice in an informal group setting. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Citizenship Class

Citizenship Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Get information about applying for citizenship. Prepare for the citizenship interview and civics test. Bring your permanent resident card and driver’s license or identification card. Registration in class. Description: Class meets January 6 - March 21, Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Mondays and Wednesdays, 2 - 4 p.m. Saturdays 10:15 a.m - 12:15 p.m. Registration and testing is during the first week of class. Class is open until full. If you have questions about the class, please attend class and speak with the instructor. To start your citizenship application, go to Citizenship Works: https://www.citizenshipworks.org/portal/acrs. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. 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: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Teen Time

Teens Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Play games, hang out, and make new friends at the NewHolly Branch. Description: Drop in for fun activities, including board and video games. Bring a friend and we'll bring the games! 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

Free Movie Series at Central presents: True Smile - An Autistic Man and his Brother Bike Through Spain

Movies Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 2 - Howard S. Wright Family & Janet W. Ketcham Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us at the Central Library for free movies and refreshments. Wide selection of comedies, mysteries, indie films, documentaries, and more. Attendees select the movies for upcoming months. Description: True Smile follows the extraordinary 1,300 kilometer journey Sergio, a blind autistic young man, undertakes with his brother. Over 30 days, they traverse desert and high mountains by tandem bike, starting in central Spain and finishing in one of the most remote villages in Morocco's Atlas Mountains. This candid documentary provides a magnificent glimpse into Sergio's impenetrable world; so similar to the desert he travels to on his trip. What underlines this story is Sergio's amazing ability to challenge hi… Rating: Unrated. Run time: 84 minutes. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Doors open at 2:00 pm for refreshments. . Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

CANCELED - LibraryLab: Gadgets and Gizmos

Make & Build Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Drop in and try out our builder and discovery kits. Kits may include Snap Ciruits, Ozobot Bits, Dash Robots, Kano Computer Kits, Kibo Robotic Kits, Legos and more! Description: LibraryLab is a time for people of all ages to experiment, play and create amazing inventions. We have guided sessions as well as drop-in times when you can create at your own pace, using materials we provide. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

Middle School Early Release Wednesdays

Teens Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: A program for teens and tweens, grades 6 and up. Description: Help us come up with a program name, plan programs, and create a welcoming space in the teen area. Snacks and games provided. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

English Circle

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 1 - Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Talk Time Summary: Come to a free English as a Second Language (ESL) conversation group to practice speaking English. Talk Time Description: This program is for beginning to advanced level learners. , Participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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. Translation: Gratis, prácticas de conversación en inglés. Todos los niveles. Inscripción no necesaria. 免费英文对话练习班.所有程度. 不需要报名. Thực hành đàm thoại tiếng Anh miễn phí. Tất cả các trình độ. Không cần đăng ký. More ESL Programs: https://www.spl.org/esolcalendar. Contact Info: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Community Resource Specialist Drop-In Hours

Capitol Hill Branch Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Are you looking for housing, shelter, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification exams

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 3 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification exams free. Registration is required and opens 30 days before the exam. Description: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective college. MOS certifications validate ones tech knowledge in a Microsoft Office application. MTA certifications are for tech professionals with tracks in software development, databases (data platform administration and business intelligence), and IT infrastructure (desktop and server infrastructure and private clou… More...: https://www.spl.org/online-resources/online-learning/microsoft-imagine-academy. Contact Info: *Central Library. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Kids Café Afterschool Meals

Kids & Families Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 3:45 PM – 4:15 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Tutoring is offered every week on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Central Library, Thursdays at Rainier Beach Branch, and Saturdays at Broadview Branch. First come, first served. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration starts at 3 p.m. Translation: Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng Anh: đọc, viết, ngữ pháp và từ vựng. Cawiimad wax Barashada ee Dadka Waaweyn Ku socda waqti kasta si aad… Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification exams

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 3 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification exams free. Registration is required and opens 30 days before the exam. Description: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective college. MOS certifications validate ones tech knowledge in a Microsoft Office application. MTA certifications are for tech professionals with tracks in software development, databases (data platform administration and business intelligence), and IT infrastructure (desktop and server infrastructure and private clou… More...: https://www.spl.org/online-resources/online-learning/microsoft-imagine-academy. Contact Info: *Central Library. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM.

English Class

Basic Skills Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets January 6 - March 11, Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. For all beginner and intermediate speakers. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend class and speak with the instructor. Winter Quarter classes begin in January. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please attend class and speak to the instructor to find out if you can register. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan poco o nada de inglés. 针对不会讲英文或是英文程度很低的学生. Dành cho học sinh biết rất ít hoặc không biết tiếng Anh. Ardayda aan ku hadli karin Ingiriiska ama wax yar ku hadla. 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: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Spanish Circle

Spanish Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 1 - Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Hola! Want to become fluent in Spanish or maintain your skills? Come to a free 10-week language conversation program to practice Spanish. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This class occasionally will meet in both Room 1 and 2 on Level 4. Please check both. Contact Info: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Pajamas & Puppets

StoryTime Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Pajamas & Puppets at the Northeast Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy a puppet show -- along with stories, rhymes, songs and fun -- with our children's librarian. Description: Pajamas are welcome and encouraged! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Ready To Work Class - English, Computer & Job Skills

Basic Skills Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Class type: ESL. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Get help with English language skills, job finding, support services and computer skills. Last day to register for winter quarter is Friday, January 3rd. Registration is required. Description: The program combines English classes with computer literacy instruction and case management to help immigrants gain job readiness skills and take steps toward economic self-sufficiency. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. This class meets January 8 - March 12. Call Rainier Beach Branch at 206-386-1906 to register. 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: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

Preschool Story Time

StoryTime Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Central Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 10:15 AM – 10:35 AM.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

StoryTime Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for children ages birth to 5. Description: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Free play and circle time from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:30 - noon. Through this group children are being prepared for preschool and kindergarten learning environments as well as building relationship with others. Caregivers also build… Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Drop-in Preschool Art / Escuelita de arte para pre-escolares

Kids & Families Where: South Park Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Español. Summary: Join artist Amaranta Sandys for fun art projects just for preschoolers! Ages 2-5. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Translation: ¡Únete a la artista Amaranta Sandys para divertidos proyectos de arte! Para niños de 2 a 5 años. Gratis! Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

CANCELED - Children's Story Time

StoryTime Where: Madrona/Sally Goldmark Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Madrona-Sally Goldmark Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with Ms. Chloe. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a free ticket and seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our building (33). 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Madrona/Sally Goldmark Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Waddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Broadview Branch! Bring your older babies/new walkers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun made specifically for them! Stay after to connect with other neighborhood families! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Family Story Time

StoryTime Where: Wallingford Branch. Room Location: Community meeting room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is family story time at the Wallingford branch! Bring your children ages 0-5 years to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Wallingford Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 11:15 AM – 11:35 AM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To receive tax help, bring the following… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Tax Help Reservations: Drop-in only. Contact Info: *Central Library. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To receive tax help, bring the following… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Tax Help Reservations: Drop-in only. Contact Info: University Branch. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Drop-In Tech Help

Tech Help Where: Green Lake Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for free help with technology and library services. Registration is not required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. 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: Green Lake Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Tech Help

Tech Help Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to 45 minutes of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Time spent with individuals will vary between 20-60 minutes. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Ballard Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Community Resource Specialist Drop-In Hours

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 165 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Are you looking for shelter, food, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Little Makers Story Time

StoryTime Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Calling all preschool scientists! Learn about an exciting science concept every week through stories, art, experimentation and play. Created for kiddos 3-5 but younger siblings are always welcome! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To receive tax help, bring the following… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Tax Help Reservations: Drop-in only. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Kids Café Afterschool Meals

Kids & Families Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 3:45 PM – 4:15 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Census Data Skills Workshops - Basic Data Visualization

Learning Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 3 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Class type: Other. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Want to learn how you can use data to help your company, organization, and/or community? Do you get asked to “show the data” but you’re not sure where to start? Registration is full. Description: This event is full, but you can visit the WTIA website to find other locations. We're here to help, join us for one (or all 3) of our data skills workshops. Learn how to access, interpret, and visualize data from industry experts. Washington Technology Industry Association is partnering with Census 2020, Seattle Public Library, King County Library System, and Lake Washington Institute of Technology to offer a three-part data analysis and visualization skills workshops series. Learn how data can grow… Class Notes: EVENT IS FULL. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Click here to register. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Basic Skills Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Tutoring is offered every week on Monday and Wednesdays at the Central Library, Thursdays at Rainier Beach Branch, and Saturdays at Broadview Branch. First come, first served. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome Registration starts at 5 p.m. Translation: Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng Anh: đọc, viết, ngữ pháp và từ vựng. Cawiimad wax Barashada ee Dadka Waaweyn Ku socda waqti kasta si aad… Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

English Class

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 2 - Howard S. Wright Family & Janet W. Ketcham Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets January 7 - March 19, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 - 7:45 p.m. For all beginner and intermediate speakers. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend class and speak with the instructor. Winter Quarter classes begin in January. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please attend class and speak to the instructor to find out if you can register. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan poco o nada de inglés. 针对不会讲英文或是英文程度很低的学生. Dành cho học sinh biết rất ít hoặc không biết tiếng Anh. Ardayda aan ku hadli karin Ingiriiska ama wax yar ku hadla. 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: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:45 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Family Story Time

StoryTime Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Lake City branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Chess Club

Gaming Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come play a game of chess! Children, teens and adults - people of all ages are invited to drop by for fun and casual games of chess. Chess puzzles and basic chess instruction also available. Description: All skill levels are welcome. Chess sets and guidance by an adult chess coach will be available. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Ballard Poetry 'Potluck'

Poetry Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join our informal gathering to listen to and read poetry aloud. Bring a few favorite poems, whether classics or new discoveries, and share them around the table. This is a feast of poetry. (Not a food event.). Description: Join our informal gathering to listen to and read poetry aloud. Bring a few favorite poems, whether classics or new discoveries, and share them around the table. This is a feast of poetry. (Not a food event.). 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Ballard Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Seattle Times Presents Pictures of the Year

Authors & Books Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Take a closer look at events from the past year that helped shape the Pacific Northwest region. Description: Award-winning staff from The Seattle Times will present a slideshow of photographs from 2019 and discuss the story behind each image. This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation and presented in partnership with The Seattle Times. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Tech Help

Tech Help Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: 中文. English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-4711. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. 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: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, January 31, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time at the Lake City Branch!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y jugeos divertidos en español con Marco Cortes. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, January 31, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Greenwood! (It is Spanish story time at the Greenwood Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Greenwood Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, January 31, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, January 31, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Afternoon Book Group

Book Groups Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Greenwood Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is “Born a Crime” by Trevor Noah. Book Description: The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man's coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. View in Catalog: "Born a Crime" by Trevor Noah. Next Month's Title: “Meet Me at the Museum” by Anne Youngson. Notes: This group meets the last Friday of the month at 2:00pm. , Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, January 31, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Kids Café Afterschool Meals

Kids & Families Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, January 31, 2020, 3:45 PM – 4:15 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To receive tax help, bring the following… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Tax Help Reservations: Drop-in or make an appointment. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To receive tax help, bring the following… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Tax Help Reservations: Drop-in only. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To receive tax help, bring the following… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Tax Help Reservations: Drop-in or make an appointment. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM.

CANCELED - Citizenship Class

Citizenship Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Get information about applying for citizenship. Prepare for the citizenship interview and civics test. Description: Class meets January 6 - March 21, Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Mondays and Wednesdays, 2 - 4 p.m. Saturdays 10:15 a.m - 12:15 p.m. Registration and testing is during the first week of class. Class is open until full. If you have questions about the class, please attend class and speak with the instructor. Bring a copy of the front and back of your permanent resident card and driver’s license or identification card. To start your citizenship application, go to Citizenship Works: … Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. 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: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Basic Skills Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Русский. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Registration starts at 10:00 a.m. Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp.… 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration starts at 10:30 a.m. Translation: Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng Anh: đọc, viết, ngữ pháp và từ vựng. Cawiimad wax Barashada ee Dadka Waaweyn Ku socda waqti kasta si aad… Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

English Circle

Basic Skills Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Talk Time Summary: Come to a free English as a Second Language (ESL) conversation group to practice speaking English. Talk Time Description: This program is for beginning to advanced level learners. , Participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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. Translation: Gratis, prácticas de conversación en inglés. Todos los niveles. Inscripción no necesaria. 免费英文对话练习班.所有程度. 不需要报名. Thực hành đàm thoại tiếng Anh miễn phí. Tất cả các trình độ. Không cần đăng ký. More ESL Programs: https://www.spl.org/esolcalendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Beacon Hill Branch! (It is Spanish story time at the Beacon Hill Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Beacon Hill Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en espanol. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: International District/Chinatown Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Description: 所有活动均为免费。在各分馆设有限额免费停车位. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Parking is available on the streets around the branch. Patrons may pay to park in the garage beneath International District Village Square II. Enter the garage from the two-way alley behind the building via South Lane or South Dearborn. Daily p… 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: International District/Chinatown Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Queen Anne Branch. Room Location: Stuart H. Prestrud Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To receive tax help, bring the following… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Tax Help Reservations: Drop-in only. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To receive tax help, bring the following… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Tax Help Reservations: Drop-in only. Contact Info: *Central Library. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To receive tax help, bring the following… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Tax Help Reservations: Drop-in only. Contact Info: University Branch. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To receive tax help, bring the following… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Tax Help Reservations: Drop-in only. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Intro to Adobe Illustrator

Technology Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 4 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: In this class, you will see how to create logos, pattern and other vector graphics and use basic tools in Illustrator. Description: Get a better understanding of this program for personal use or working with a designer. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko Oo Soomali Ah (Somali Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To receive tax help, bring the following… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Tax Help Reservations: Drop-in only. Contact Info: *Central Library. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Sunday, February 2, 2020, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Zine-Making Workshop & ZAPP Collection Drop-In Hours

Arts Programs Where: Central Library. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a self-guided zine-making workshop and drop-in hours in the ZAPP zine collection room. For ages 9 and up. Description: Are you working on a zine for the Washington State Zine Contest? Stop by the ZAPP zine collection room on Level 7 and join us for a free-form zine-making session. Paper, scissors, glue sticks, markers and other zine-making supplies will be provided. Library staff will demonstrate the one-page zine structure for those interested, but otherwise this is a self-guided workshop. Visitors are also welcome to browse the ZAPP zine collection for inspiration. The ZAPP zine collection is located on Level 7 directl… 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Sunday, February 2, 2020, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Ready To Work Class - English, Computer & Job Skills

Basic Skills Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Class type: ESL. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Get help with English language skills, job finding, support services and computer skills. Last day to register for winter quarter is Friday, January 3rd. Registration is required. Description: The program combines English classes with computer literacy instruction and case management to help immigrants gain job readiness skills and take steps toward economic self-sufficiency. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. This class meets January 8 - March 12. Call Rainier Beach Branch at 206-386-1906 to register. 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: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Central Library (It is Spanish story time at the Central Library!). Description: Niños y sus familias estan invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y jugeos divertidos en  español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To receive tax help, bring the following… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Tax Help Reservations: Drop-in only. Contact Info: *Central Library. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Monday, February 3, 2020, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Drop-In Tech Help

Tech Help Where: Greenwood Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for free help with technology and library services. Registration is not required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. 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: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

English Class

Basic Skills Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets January 6 - March 11, Mondays & Wednesdays, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. For all beginner and intermediate speakers. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please attend class and speak to the instructor to find out if you can register. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan poco o nada de inglés. 针对不会讲英文或是英文程度很低的学生. Dành cho học sinh biết rất ít hoặc không biết tiếng Anh. Ardayda aan ku hadli karin Ingiriiska ama wax yar ku hadla. 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: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Community Resource Specialist Drop-In Hours

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 165 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Español. Summary: Are you looking for housing, shelter, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Community Resource Specialist Drop-In Hours

Ballard Branch Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Meet with the Community Resource Specialist to be connected with community resources and social services. Description: The Community Resource Specialist can connect patrons to an array of services, including housing, behavioral health counseling, vocational training, food assistance, legal support, domestic violence support, medical care and more. A partnership with DESC, supported by the Seattle Public Library Foundation. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Ballard Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To receive tax help, bring the following… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Tax Help Reservations: Drop-in only. Contact Info: Delridge Branch. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Monday, February 3, 2020, 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Citizenship Class

Citizenship Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Get information about applying for citizenship. Prepare for the citizenship interview and civics test. Bring your permanent resident card and driver’s license or identification card. Registration in class. Description: Class meets January 6 - March 21, Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Mondays and Wednesdays, 2 - 4 p.m. Saturdays 10:15 a.m - 12:15 p.m. Registration and testing is during the first week of class. Class is open until full. If you have questions about the class, please attend class and speak with the instructor. To start your citizenship application, go to Citizenship Works: https://www.citizenshipworks.org/portal/acrs. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. 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: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification exams

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 3 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification exams free. Registration is required and opens 30 days before the exam. Description: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective college. MOS certifications validate ones tech knowledge in a Microsoft Office application. MTA certifications are for tech professionals with tracks in software development, databases (data platform administration and business intelligence), and IT infrastructure (desktop and server infrastructure and private clou… More...: https://www.spl.org/online-resources/online-learning/microsoft-imagine-academy. Contact Info: *Central Library. Monday, February 3, 2020, 2:15 PM – 3:30 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 11 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To receive tax help, bring the following… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Tax Help Reservations: Drop-in only. Contact Info: Ballard Branch. 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. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Monday, February 3, 2020, 2:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Library Play Time

Magnolia Branch Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Jim Thixton and Carol Bennett Thixton Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Bring your young ones to the library to play, read, and meet other families. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification exams

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 3 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification exams free. Registration is required and opens 30 days before the exam. Description: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective college. MOS certifications validate ones tech knowledge in a Microsoft Office application. MTA certifications are for tech professionals with tracks in software development, databases (data platform administration and business intelligence), and IT infrastructure (desktop and server infrastructure and private clou… More...: https://www.spl.org/online-resources/online-learning/microsoft-imagine-academy. Contact Info: *Central Library. Monday, February 3, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM.

Kids Café Afterschool Meals

Kids & Families Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 3:45 PM – 4:15 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Tutoring is offered every week on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Central Library, Thursdays at Rainier Beach Branch, and Saturdays at Broadview Branch. First come, first served. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration starts at 3 p.m. Translation: Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng Anh: đọc, viết, ngữ pháp và từ vựng. Cawiimad wax Barashada ee Dadka Waaweyn Ku socda waqti kasta si aad… Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

English Circle

Basic Skills Where: Fremont Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Talk Time Summary: Come to a free English as a Second Language (ESL) conversation group to practice speaking English. Talk Time Description: This program is for beginning to advanced level learners. , Participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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. Translation: Gratis, prácticas de conversación en inglés. Todos los niveles. Inscripción no necesaria. 免费英文对话练习班.所有程度. 不需要报名. Thực hành đàm thoại tiếng Anh miễn phí. Tất cả các trình độ. Không cần đăng ký. More ESL Programs: https://www.spl.org/esolcalendar. Contact Info: Fremont Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Smart Textiles at the Library

Broadview Branch Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: 5th & 6th graders create a fashion item with a tech touch. Registration required. Description: In partnership with UW iSchool students, over the course of 10 weeks students will become more familiar with concepts of circuitry and e-textiles: the use of fabric with electronics to create smart textiles. Questions? Come to our information session at Broadview Library on Friday, January 17th 4 - 5:30pm to learn more! 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required and space is limited. Please call 206-684-7519 to register. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: South Park Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Teen Service Learning

Teens Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects to benefit the library and community. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: To participate look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you. Submit the online application found on the website. Then the Teen Services Librarian will schedule a time to talk with you about service learning at the Southwest Branch and orient you to service learning. Service Learning will be held weekly starting January 7. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 4:15 PM – 5:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Quickly Build Your First Business Website

Technology Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 4 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: First time getting your business online?  Get started and be ready for easy updates and expansion.  Leave with a site plan, page outlines, and lots of resources, recommendations, and suggestions. Description: In this workshop for first time business owners, digital strategist and small business consultant Michael J. Coffey www.ardeacoaching.com will cover the basics needed for getting your website online quickly.  Not only will you get an introduction to the important terms (like registrar, domain, and host) but you'll have a chance to sketch out the content of some key pages, get recommendations for reducing options to manageable levels, and a list of resources.  These recommendations will get you set up… 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

English Class

Basic Skills Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets January 6 - March 11, Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. For all beginner and intermediate speakers. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend class and speak with the instructor. Winter Quarter classes begin in January. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please attend class and speak to the instructor to find out if you can register. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan poco o nada de inglés. 针对不会讲英文或是英文程度很低的学生. Dành cho học sinh biết rất ít hoặc không biết tiếng Anh. Ardayda aan ku hadli karin Ingiriiska ama wax yar ku hadla. 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: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Drop-In Preschool Art Studio

Kids & Families Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Drop-in to create art projects using nature, recycled materials, and more! For families with children ages 2-5. Class size limited to 12 participants. First come, first served. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Green Lake Branch! Bring your babies ages 0-24 months to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Green Lake Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Story time will be in the children's area January 27 and March 2. . 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 Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: University Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 3, 2020, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.