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Virtual Children's Story Time

* Online Where: Online. Address: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLk4287ovDG5tUQOwHhUCbkw5TdHI7ZzmM. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time! Gather your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with one of our children's librarians. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded story time programs. Event Information: Ask Us. Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:20 AM.

Virtual Arts for 50+ Senior Social Hour

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register on the SilverKite website. Please enter password SPL2020 to access the website. The password is case sensitive. Enter SPL in caps. Audience: Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Senior Social Hour with SilverKite.  Registration is required. . Description: Join us for an hour of conversation, play, and connection. For older adults 50+. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: info@silverkite.us. Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Virtual certification exams (Adobe, Microsoft and QuickBooks)

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Online. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers free Adobe, Microsoft and QuickBooks certification exams (ACA, Microsoft Certified Fundamentals, MOS, MTA, and QCBU), which are temporarily available as Exams from Home. Description: For a limited time, exams are being offered virtually as Exams from Home (in person exams are not currently available) - please read Certiport’s Test Candidate Guide to ensure your device meets the technical requirements. Adobe Certified Associate (ACA), Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS), Microsoft Certified Fundamentals, Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA), and QuickBooks Certified User (QBCU) are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact Certifications@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More...: https://www.spl.org/online-resources/online-learning/microsoft-imagine-academy. Contact Info: *Central Library. Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

UW Entrepreneurial Law Clinic - Virtual Consult - Intellectual Property Law

* Online Where: Online. Address: Sign up for an available 30 min Intellectual Property Law session on September 22nd at the list below. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Does your small business or nonprofit need help navigating intellectual property issues, such as patents or trademarks?  Registration for a specific session is required. Description: Together with the UW School of Law Entrepreneurial Law Clinic and pro bono attorneys, we will be hosting a free legal consultation session in the area of intellectual property law to answer questions from small business owners and nonprofits. If you have any questions related to patents, trademarks, copyrights, or trade secrets, please sign up for a 30 minute consult to have your questions answered.  Language support available upon request. What to expect: At the beginning of your 30 minute… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Creating a Business Plan that gets Funding for Your Business

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. A link to the event will be emailed to those that register prior to the event. Registration required. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Come learn how to create a business plan that successfully gets your business funded. Registration required. Description: Yes, we all know we need a business plan for many reasons (having a documented plan for your business, for lenders, for investors, for your employees, etc.) It is important to create a business plan in the beginning stages of the business and then optimize and update it regularly. In this workshop, we will do a deep dive into each section of the business plan. Attendees will have the option to share section(s) of their business plan and get feedback, ask questions and get help in writing their business plan… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on July 21 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual certification exams (Adobe, Microsoft and QuickBooks)

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Online. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers free Adobe, Microsoft and QuickBooks certification exams (ACA, Microsoft Certified Fundamentals, MOS, MTA, and QCBU), which are temporarily available as Exams from Home. Description: For a limited time, exams are being offered virtually as Exams from Home (in person exams are not currently available) - please read Certiport’s Test Candidate Guide to ensure your device meets the technical requirements. Adobe Certified Associate (ACA), Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS), Microsoft Certified Fundamentals, Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA), and QuickBooks Certified User (QBCU) are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact Certifications@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More...: https://www.spl.org/online-resources/online-learning/microsoft-imagine-academy. Contact Info: *Central Library. Thursday, September 23, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Interview Skills

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: This workshop addresses general preparation, researching companies, what to expect, and answering behavior-based and other tough, important interview questions. Registration required. Description: We’ll also cover tips specific to virtual/video interviews as well. The job skills & digital creativity classes are made possible by support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation, and in partnership with South Seattle College. This workshop is free and everyone is welcome. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Each class has a 50 person capacity, so please register as soon as possible. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, September 23, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz with Mahmood Mamdani

* Online Where: Online. Address: Patrons can register via Eventbrite. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us to hear esteemed historian Dunbar-Ortiz discuss the origins of the “nation of immigrants” narrative and its lasting impact on the United States. Description: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz will appear in conversation with Mahmood Mamdani. The event is presented in partnership with Elliott Bay Book Company. This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation and the Gary and Connie Kunis Foundation. Thanks to media sponsor The Seattle Times. This event will be recorded, captioned and then posted on SPL's YouTube channel after the event. About the Book: Not a Nation of Immigrants: Settler Colonialism, White Supremacy, and a History of Erasure and… View in Catalog: Not a Nation of Immigrants by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, September 23, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM.

Using Credit to get Funding for Your Business

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. A link to the event will be emailed to those that register prior to the event. Registration required. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Come learn how your credit plays a role in getting funding for your business.  Registration required. Description: Credit may or may not be the best funding route for your business - but, it should always be available as a backup/emergency option. In this workshop we will talk about the best way to check your credit, steps to cleaning up your credit, and the type of funding you can gather with it. Please join Tierra Bonds, the CEO of Take Charge Credit Consulting, who will facilitate this free virtual workshop. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, September 23, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Advanced

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for advanced-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on July 22 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, September 23, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Arts for 50+ Mindfulness

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register on the SilverKite website. Please enter password SPL2020 to access the website. The password is case sensitive. Enter SPL in caps. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Mindfulness with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Registration is required. . Description: Join us for an introduction to the art of mindfulness.  The general principles of mindfulness are acceptance, purpose, and doing what needs to be done.  Learn to let go of busyness and stress, and explore a simple, ongoing practice. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: info@silverkite.us. Friday, September 24, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

联邦医疗保险说明会 (Medicare Made Clear)

* Online Where: Online. Address: 点击这里注册. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: 中文. Summary: 如果您是快进入65 岁并计划参加 Medicare 或者在考虑更改您的Medicare 保险计划 ?欢迎参加我们的网络视频介绍会以了解Medicare的基本知识,需要注册参加。. Description: 本次会议将概述 Medicare 的不同部分(A、B、C、D 部分和 Medigap 计划)、它们涵盖的内容以及它们的运作方式。将讨论您可以获得福利的不同方式,包括每种方式的利弊和大致费用。我们还将介绍如何注册以及资格获得指南。会议的目标是提供有用的信息,使您能够更好地了解 Medicare以帮助您今后选择适合自己的计划。 主讲人 Jenny Huang 是一名独立代理人,与联邦医疗保险(Federal Medicare Program)无关。. Translation: This workshop will provide an overview of the different parts of Medicare (Parts A, B, C, D and supplements), what they cover and how they work. There will be a discussion of the different ways you can receive your benefits, including the pros and cons of each and approximate costs. We will also cover enrollment and eligibility guidelines. The goal of the meeting is to provide useful information that will put you in a better position to make an informed decision on your Medicare coverage. The presenter Jen… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Saturday, September 25, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Inclusion Festival: Radical Reactions with Pacific Science Center

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register on Zoom. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a virtual field trip with Pacific Science Center! Observe the explosive ways chemicals unite, experiment with chemical reactions and see how this creates the world around us. Registration required. Description: Children of all ages and abilities are invited to attend. For some programs, supply kits will be mailed out to participants who register before the mailing deadline. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Saturday, September 25, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

Virtual Arts for 50+ Beginning Drawing

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register on the SilverKite website. Please enter password SPL2020 to access the website. The password is case sensitive. Enter SPL in caps. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Beginning Drawing with SilverKite.  All ages welcome.  Registration is required. Description: Join our "Beginning Drawing" workshop and learn about basic shading techniques as you draw a still life.   Supplies needed:  pencil, eraser, paper, and a smudge stick or paper towel. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: info@silverkite.us. Saturday, September 25, 2021, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Virtual Arts for 50+ Dementia-Friendly Folk Dance

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register on the SilverKite website. Please enter password SPL2020 to access the website. The password is case sensitive. Enter SPL in caps. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Dementia-Friendly Folk Dance with SilverKite.  All ages welcome.  Registration is required. Description: Explore village dances from around the world through this hands-on and feet-on workshop.  Participants can stand or sit. This workshop has been designed and will be facilitated for individuals living with memory loss and their care partners. We welcome other family members and friends of all ages to join us. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: info@silverkite.us. Monday, September 27, 2021, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Equity and belonging for the entrepreneur

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. A link to the event will be emailed to those that register prior to the event. Registration required. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Starting your startup with an equity and belonging lens by unpacking white identity. Registration required. Description: Anquida Adams founder and CEO of A.L.A. Consulting will facilitate this masterclass on creating insights on how to build an equitable human-centered community of belonging for all as a startup. As an extension to the last event series to gain tools and a greater understanding as an entrepreneur become accountable to personal narrative around unpacking white identity/white culture that will help assist in the growth of the business with a human talent approach of belonging as a business objective and the… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, September 27, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English Conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Medicare Made Clear - A Virtual Workshop

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Are you turning 65 and planning for Medicare or thinking about changing your coverage? Attend our virtual workshop to learn the basics. Registration is required. Description: This workshop will provide an overview of the different parts of Medicare (Parts A, B, C, D and supplements), what they cover and how they work. There will be a discussion of the different ways you can receive your benefits, including the pros and cons of each and approximate costs. We will also cover enrollment and eligibility guidelines. The goal of the meeting is to provide useful information that will put you in a better position to make an informed decision on your Medicare coverage. The presenter… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Children's Story Time

* Online Where: Online. Address: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLk4287ovDG5tUQOwHhUCbkw5TdHI7ZzmM. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time! Gather your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with one of our children's librarians. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded story time programs. Event Information: Ask Us. Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:20 AM.

Virtual certification exams (Adobe, Microsoft and QuickBooks)

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Online. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers free Adobe, Microsoft and QuickBooks certification exams (ACA, Microsoft Certified Fundamentals, MOS, MTA, and QCBU), which are temporarily available as Exams from Home. Description: For a limited time, exams are being offered virtually as Exams from Home (in person exams are not currently available) - please read Certiport’s Test Candidate Guide to ensure your device meets the technical requirements. Adobe Certified Associate (ACA), Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS), Microsoft Certified Fundamentals, Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA), and QuickBooks Certified User (QBCU) are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact Certifications@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More...: https://www.spl.org/online-resources/online-learning/microsoft-imagine-academy. Contact Info: *Central Library. Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Radical Self-Acceptance as Activism

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Guest Curator Olaiya Land talks with Dr. Devon Price about their book Laziness Does Not Exist. Description: This series of online talks will examine the ways all of our lives have shifted since the beginning of the pandemic and how we can move towards equity, justice and liberation through meaningful self-care. Olaiya Land, founder of the online journal and community Lionesse, will be in conversation with authors and activists of diverse backgrounds about their personal journey towards self-acceptance and how their work aims to help others lean into embracing themselves more fully. These conversations w… View in Catalog: Laziness Does Not Exist by Devon Price. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM.

Virtual certification exams (Adobe, Microsoft and QuickBooks)

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Online. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers free Adobe, Microsoft and QuickBooks certification exams (ACA, Microsoft Certified Fundamentals, MOS, MTA, and QCBU), which are temporarily available as Exams from Home. Description: For a limited time, exams are being offered virtually as Exams from Home (in person exams are not currently available) - please read Certiport’s Test Candidate Guide to ensure your device meets the technical requirements. Adobe Certified Associate (ACA), Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS), Microsoft Certified Fundamentals, Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA), and QuickBooks Certified User (QBCU) are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact Certifications@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More...: https://www.spl.org/online-resources/online-learning/microsoft-imagine-academy. Contact Info: *Central Library. Thursday, September 30, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Creating A LinkedIn Profile

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: LinkedIn is a powerful professional networking tool that can help you research career pathways, connect with people doing the kind of work that interests you, and learn about job opportunities. Description: This workshop will introduce you to the basics of building a professional and compelling profile. The job skills & digital creativity classes are made possible by support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation, and in partnership with South Seattle College. This workshop is free and everyone is welcome. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Each class has a 50 person capacity, so please register as soon as possible. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, September 30, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore and Contributors discuss Between Certain Death and a Possible Future

* Online Where: Online. Address: Patrons can register via Eventbrite. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for the launch of "Between Certain Death and a Possible Future," a collection which examines the ongoing and persistent impact of the HIV/AIDS crisis in queer lives. Description: The event is presented in partnership with Elliott Bay Book Company. This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation and the Gary and Connie Kunis Foundation. Thanks to media sponsor The Seattle Times. This event will be recorded, captioned and then posted on SPL's YouTube channel after the event. About the Book: Every queer person lives with the trauma of AIDS, and this plays out intergenerationally. Usually we hear about two generations—the first, coming of age in the era of gay… View in Catalog: Between Certain Death and a Possible Future by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, September 30, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM.

Legendary Children

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration Coming Soon. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: LEGENDARY CHILDREN is where arts and social justice get real, with QTBIPOC voices ringing loud and clear. Description: Celebrate LEGENDARY CHILDREN on Friday Oct 1, 8pm! Now in our 6th year,  this show stopping event is still a celebration of house and ball culture and the creativity & leadership of our broader QTBIPOC (Queer and Trans Black Indigenous and People of Color) communities. LEGENDARY CHILDREN is where arts and social justice get real, with QTBIPOC voices ringing loud and clear. Don't miss live performances, hot DJs, and high art from the Pacific Northwest's house-and-ball community and premier drag roy… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Podcast: This event will be recorded for podcast. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Friday, October 1, 2021, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM.

29th Annual Southwest Artist Showcase

* Online Where: non-library location. Address: This event takes place in person at the Southwest Branch from October 3 - October 31, 2021. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: West Seattle community members will display their artwork in the Southwest Library during October for the 29th Annual Southwest Artist Showcase. Description: Interested in showing your art? Southwest Seattle community residents of all ages may submit up to two individual artworks at the Southwest Library during October. Artwork will be accepted 9/30 - 10/2. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For art submission information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Sunday, October 3, 2021 – Sunday, October 31, 2021.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, October 4, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Family life for the entrepreneur

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. A link to the event will be emailed to those that register prior to the event. Registration required. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Insights and tips for balancing out entrepreneurship and family life!   Registration required. Description: Anquida Adams founder and CEO of A.L.A. Consulting will facilitate this masterclass on how to build a startup and balance out family life as a startup. As an extension to the last event series, we will utilize all information gathered from first and second series master classes and create an awareness around all facets of embodying what it means to thrive as an individual, entrepreneur, inclusive entrepreneur leader, startup, and being family oriented.   You’ll learn: ·      Effective ways to… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, October 4, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Chinese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 中文. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Chinese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, October 4, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Spanish

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by an experienced instructor in English and Spanish. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English Conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

When To Hire A Lawyer - A Virtual Workshop

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. A link to the event will be emailed to those that register prior to the event. Registration required. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Nervous about the legal risks in starting a business? Gain insights on how a lawyer can help you navigate the early stages of starting a company. Registration required. Description: Join representatives from the University of Washington School of Law's Entrepreneurial Law Clinic to learn about hiring a lawyer to help you through the process of starting a business. Attend this free workshop to learn: - When you should start thinking about hiring a lawyer - The steps to take to find the right lawyer for you and your business - Things to be thinking about when selecting an attorney - Questions to ask when evaluating attorneys - The value of having a lawyer working… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Medicare Drug Coverage 101 Virtual Workshop

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Learn about Medicare Part D drug coverage and the tools to help you select a plan. Registration required. Description: This workshop takes an in depth look at Medicare Part D coverage and will teach you how to use the Medicare.gov plan finder tool to calculate your costs and select a plan.  We will also cover when to enroll, the four stages of drug coverage and additional resources. The presenter, Jean Cormier, is an independent agent and is not connected with the Federal Medicare Program. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Children's Story Time

* Online Where: Online. Address: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLk4287ovDG5tUQOwHhUCbkw5TdHI7ZzmM. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time! Gather your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with one of our children's librarians. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: Ask Us. Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:20 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual certification exams (Adobe, Microsoft and QuickBooks)

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Online. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers free Adobe, Intuit, and Microsoft certification exams (Adobe Certified Professional, Intuit, Microsoft Certified Fundamentals, MOS, MTA), which are temporarily available as Exams from Home. Description: For a limited time, exams are being offered virtually as Exams from Home (in person exams are not currently available) - please read Certiport’s Test Candidate Guide to ensure your device meets the technical requirements. Adobe Certified Professional, Intuit, Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS), Microsoft Certified Fundamentals, Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA), are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective college. Adobe Certified… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact Certifications@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More...: https://www.spl.org/online-resources/online-learning/microsoft-imagine-academy. Contact Info: *Central Library. Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Seattle Reads presents Brit Bennett with Jazmyn Scott

* Online Where: Online. Address: Patrons can register here. Registration is required. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Seattle Reads author Brit Bennett will talk with Jazmyn Scott about the 2021 selection, The Vanishing Half. A limited number of “seats” are available through the digital platform. Description: Registration is required. Seattle Reads The Vanishing Half is made possible by The Seattle Public Library Foundation and The Wallace Foundation, with additional support from sponsors The Seattle Times and Vintage Books. This event will be recorded, captioned and then posted on SPL's YouTube channel for two weeks after the event. Register for the event here. About the Book: From The New York Times-bestselling author of The Mothers, a stunning new novel about twin sisters,… View in Catalog: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Chinese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 中文. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Chinese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Advanced

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for advanced-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 6 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

CANCELLED - Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 6 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form ("Address"). ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 7, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 7, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Spanish

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by an experienced instructor in English and Spanish. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 7, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Building Your Social Network Through LinkedIn

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: You have taken the time to build an amazing LinkedIn Profile with a great photo, your resume, skills and interests. Registration required. Description: This workshop will discuss some of the many ways you can utilize LinkedIn to connect with previous co-workers, alumni and employers and jump-start your path towards a career. We will cover topics such as how Linked in connections work, gaining endorsements, and ways to generate traffic to your profile. The job skills, life skills, & digital creativity classes are made possible by support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation, and in partnership with South Seattle College. This workshop is free and… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 7, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 7, 2021, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

CANCELLED - Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Advanced

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This class is for advanced-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form ("Address"). ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 7, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 7, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Quickly Build Your First Business Website - A Virtual Workshop​

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to register. A link to the event will be emailed to those that register prior to the event. 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, lots of resources, recommendations and suggestions. Description: In this workshop for first time business owners, digital strategist and small business consultant Michael J. Coffey will cover the basics needed for getting your website online quickly. If you are an art-based business shifting your efforts to online marketing, a food business exploring new ways to reach your customers, or an early stage entrepreneur, this workshop is for you!  (everyone is welcome!) Not only will you get an introduction to the important terms (like registrar, domain, and host)… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Friday, October 8, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Seattle Reads presents African-American Writers’ Alliance Showcase

* Online Where: Online. Address: Patrons can register here. Registration required. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a showcase of local voices, celebrating the poetry and prose of the African-American Writers’ Alliance. Description: The event is presented as part of Seattle Reads The Vanishing Half, which is made possible by The Seattle Public Library Foundation and The Wallace Foundation, with additional support from sponsors The Seattle Times and Vintage Books. This event will be recorded, captioned and then posted on SPL's YouTube channel after the event. About the African-American Writers’ Alliance: The African-American Writers' Alliance (AAWA), a diverse and dynamic collective of Seattle-area writers of African descent,… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Sunday, October 10, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, October 11, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Chinese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 中文. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Chinese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, October 11, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Food Business Orientation - a virtual workshop

* Online Where: Online. Address: Please click here to register via EventBrite. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Got something cooking? Come learn about the requirements & regulations for opening or expanding a food business! Registration required. Description: Whether you are starting or expanding your food business, the City of Seattle’s Office of Economic Development (OED) offers resources that will help you succeed. Whether you are looking for help navigating the regulatory requirements for getting your food business started, looking for financial help, counseling on various aspects of your food business, or advice on how to trouble shoot an issue or figure out next steps, this orientation will help you get connected to a variety of resources available to you.… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

Fundraising for Nonprofit Startups: A Virtual Workshop

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register here to receive connection details. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Is your nonprofit ready to fundraise? Join us to learn how to get started! Registration required. Description: You’ve successfully started a nonprofit organization. Now you need funding to support the work! Will you ask for contributions? What needs to be in place to raise money legally and successfully?  Dr. Angela Beard offers this workshop on assessing fundraising readiness and the steps you need to take to be in good shape to start a fundraising effort, including a culture of philanthropy and the six areas crucial to success.  This workshop will be recorded and live-captioned. All registrants will receive a… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Low Vision Book Group

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this event, please contact LEAP. Audience: LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Join The Seattle Public Library's Low Vision Book Group for a discussion of The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal. Description: On a cold spring night in 1952, a huge meteorite fell to earth and obliterated much of the east coast of the United States, including Washington D.C. The ensuing climate cataclysm will soon render the earth inhospitable for humanity, as the last such meteorite did for the dinosaurs. This looming threat calls for a radically accelerated effort to colonize space, and requires a much larger share of humanity to take part in the process. Elma York's experience as a WASP pilot and mathematician earns her a place… View in Catalog: The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions please contact the Library Equal Access Program at leap@spl.org. Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Spanish

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by an experienced instructor in English and Spanish. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English Conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Olaiya Land and Dr. Lindsay Kite: Radical Self-Acceptance as Activism

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Registration required. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Guest curator Olaiya Land talks with Dr. Lindsay Kite about body resilience and her book “More Than a Body.”. Description: This series of online talks will examine the ways all of our lives have shifted since the beginning of the pandemic and how we can move towards equity, justice and liberation through meaningful self-care. Olaiya Land, founder of the online journal and community Lionesse, will be in conversation with authors and activists of diverse backgrounds about their personal journey towards self-acceptance and how their work aims to help others lean into embracing themselves more fully. These conversations w… View in Catalog: More Than a Body by Lindsay Kite. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Chinese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 中文. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Chinese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Advanced

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for advanced-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 6 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

CANCELLED - Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 6 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form ("Address"). ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Write With Hugo House: Seattle Writes

* Online Where: Online. Address: To receive the link for this event, please click here and select the red date you want to attend. Phone registration also available at 206-322-7030. Registration opens on the first of the month. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write. Registration required. Description: In this group, we’ll focus on generative writing through poetry prompts. The session will begin with introductions and a short warm-up, after which we’ll read two separate poems and write in response to those. At times writers will be invited to create community through sharing words or ideas with other writers in small groups. Attendees will leave the class with 2-3 new drafts of poems. Designed for all writers, this group supports poets as well those working in other genres, as the skills practiced in poe… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 14, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 14, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Spanish

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by an experienced instructor in English and Spanish. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 14, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 14, 2021, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

CANCELLED - Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Advanced

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This class is for advanced-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form ("Address"). ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 14, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 14, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual It's About Time Writers' Reading Series

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: The Ballard Branch welcomes the 383rd meeting of the It's About Time Writers' Reading Series, featuring author readings and open mics. Registration required. Description: This month’s online presentation welcomes the 2021 Jack Straw Writers. C. R. Glasgow is a non-binary, queer, first-generation Afro-Caribbean. Doc serves as writer, psychologist, spiritual creative, and public speaker.  Doc has been writing since 7 years old, beginning with poetry.  Doc won the NYC Borough President’s Award at the age of 10. Doc’s creative offerings compel the audience to feel the inseparability of composer and audience through time-bending arresting imagery, daring questioning, bold an… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Podcast: This event will be recorded for podcast. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 14, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Rex Ogle discusses "Punching Bag"

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Registration required. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us to hear author Rex Ogle talk about his new teen memoir, Punching Bag. Registration required. Description: The event is presented in partnership with Elliott Bay Book Company. This event will be recorded, captioned and then posted on SPL's new Teen YouTube channel after the event. About the Book: Punching Bag is the compelling true story of a high school career defined by poverty and punctuated by outbreaks of domestic abuse. Rex Ogle, who brilliantly mapped his experience of hunger in middle school in Free Lunch, here describes his struggle to survive; reflects on his complex, often paradoxical… View in Catalog: Punching Bag by Rex Ogle. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Podcast: This event will be recorded for podcast. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 14, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, October 18, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Chinese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 中文. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Chinese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, October 18, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Spanish

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by an experienced instructor in English and Spanish. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English Conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Write With Hugo House: Seattle Writes

* Online Where: Online. Address: To receive the link for this event, please click here and select the red date you want to attend. Phone registration also available at 206-322-7030. Registration opens on the first of the month. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write. Registration required. Description: Our mission during this time of distraction, artistic fatigue, and social isolation is to create a regular time and space for writers to write and to meet each other. In this group, writers introduce themselves and are provided optional fiction, poetry and nonfiction prompts to work on for 60-70 minutes of sustained silent writing time, though they are more than welcome to work on their own projects instead. Small group breakout sessions at the end of our time together encourage participants to share and re… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Josephine Ensign discusses Skid Road: On the Frontier of Health and Homelessness in an American City

* Online Where: Online. Address: Patrons can register via Eventbrite here. Registration required. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Informed by her own lived experience of homelessness, and many years providing primary health care to homeless people, Ensign will discuss this complicated issue. Description: The event is presented in partnership with Elliott Bay Book Company. This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation and the Gary and Connie Kunis Foundation. Thanks to media sponsor The Seattle Times. This event will be recorded, captioned and then posted on SPL's YouTube channel after the event. About the Book: A compelling look at the historical roots of poverty and homelessness, the "worthy" and "unworthy" poor, and the role of charity health care and public policy in the Unit… View in Catalog: Skid Road by Josephine Ensign. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Chinese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 中文. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Chinese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Advanced

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for advanced-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 6 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

CANCELLED - Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 6 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form ("Address"). ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 21, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 21, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Spanish

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by an experienced instructor in English and Spanish. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 21, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 21, 2021, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

CANCELLED - Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Advanced

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This class is for advanced-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form ("Address"). ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 21, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 21, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

What the World Needs Now: Virtual Dance Party

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register via the Eventbrite here. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Don't miss a special online event where communities design solutions to COVID with public health advocates and artists. Description: Join us for a night of dancing, hot DJs, comedy and more to close out the 8-week What the World Needs Now: A Dreamathon, an arts centered public health response to gear up for fall and winter during the Delta variant. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Podcast: This event will be recorded for podcast. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Friday, October 22, 2021, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM.

Virtual Inclusion Festival: Humor and Laughter

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register on Zoom. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Give laughing yoga a try! Laughter is good for our physical and mental health. It relieves stress and lets us forget the world for a bit. Let's laugh together in a new and creative way. Registration required. Description: Children of all ages and abilities are invited to attend. For some programs, supply kits will be mailed out to participants who register before the mailing deadline. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Saturday, October 23, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

What the World Needs Now: Community Celebration

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register via the Eventbrite here. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Don't miss Day 2 of a special online event where communities design solutions to COVID with public health advocates and artists. Description: Ready to dream BIG with artists, singers, entertainer sand community leaders about a better life during the Delta variant? Don’t miss a day of song, music and culture paired with imagining creative solutions to address the pandemic. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Podcast: This event will be recorded for podcast. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Saturday, October 23, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, October 25, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Chinese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 中文. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Chinese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, October 25, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Grantseeking for Nonprofit Startups: A Virtual Workshop

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register here to receive connection details. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Is your nonprofit getting ready to seek grant funding? Join us to learn how to get started! Registration required. Description: Public and private grants are often perceived as quick, easy money for supporting your nonprofit. Not so! Setting up and maintaining a grantseeking program at your agency means having several elements in place to support your success. Join Dr. Angela Beard for a comprehensive discussion on grantseeking readiness and tips to help you be ready to start your search for grant funding.  This workshop will be recorded and live-captioned. All registrants will receive a copy of the recorded presentation and sl… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Spanish

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by an experienced instructor in English and Spanish. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English Conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Chinese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 中文. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Chinese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Advanced

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for advanced-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 6 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

CANCELLED - Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 6 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form ("Address"). ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 28, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 28, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Spanish

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by an experienced instructor in English and Spanish. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 28, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 28, 2021, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Olaiya Land and Amanda Machado: "Radical Self-Acceptance as Activism"

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Guest Curator Olaiya Land talks with Amanda Machado about how race, gender, power, and identity affect the way we travel and experience the outdoors. Description: This series of online talks will examine the ways all of our lives have shifted since the beginning of the pandemic and how we can move towards equity, justice and liberation through meaningful self-care. Olaiya Land, founder of the online journal and community Lionesse, will be in conversation with authors and activists of diverse backgrounds about their personal journey towards self-acceptance and how their work aims to help others lean into embracing themselves more fully. These conversations w… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 28, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

CANCELLED - Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Advanced

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This class is for advanced-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form ("Address"). ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 28, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, October 28, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, November 1, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Chinese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 中文. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Chinese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, November 1, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Spanish

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by an experienced instructor in English and Spanish. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Lionesse presents Voices of Color in Food

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Olaiya Land, guest curator and founder of the online journal Lionesse, brings together three experts to discuss representation in the food industry. Description: Speakers will include cookbook author and food writer, Tara O'Brady, sommelier Cha McCoy, and chef/owner at Musang, Melissa Miranda.The event is presented in partnership with Lionesse. This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation and the Gary and Connie Kunis Foundation. Thanks to media sponsor The Seattle Times. This event will be recorded, captioned and then posted on SPL's YouTube channel after the event. About the Speakers: Tara O’Brady is the author of Seven Spoons,… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English Conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Children's Story Time

* Online Where: Online. Address: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLk4287ovDG5tUQOwHhUCbkw5TdHI7ZzmM. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time! Gather your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with one of our children's librarians. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: Ask Us. Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:20 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Chinese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 中文. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Chinese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Advanced

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for advanced-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 6 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

CANCELLED - Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 6 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form ("Address"). ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 4, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 4, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Reflections Dance Festival

* Online Where: Online. Address: Facebook Event Link Coming Soon. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Imagine a love letter to the city during an unprecedented time. See ceremony, ritual, and dance meet on the elegant stage of Pier 62 giving testament to the ways art can help us survive. Description: Reflections Dance Festival , LIVE DANCE , ORIGINAL MUSIC , ARTIST TALKS   FEATURING: Abriel Johnny (Cowichan and Tlingit) , Aiyanna Reid (Cowlitz) , Giovanna White with Inner G , Larry Lancaster , Makeda Ubebe with Lungusu Malonga, Maxie Jamal , Pasifika Way Finders , Tloke Nahuake (Nuatl) Since time immemorial the Salish Sea has connected Indigenous tribes to their relatives in the sea and one another. Reflections Dance Festival is an arts meditation that celebrates peoples who have… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Podcast: This event will be recorded for podcast. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 4, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Spanish

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by an experienced instructor in English and Spanish. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 4, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 4, 2021, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

CANCELLED - Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Advanced

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This class is for advanced-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form ("Address"). ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 4, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 4, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, November 8, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Chinese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 中文. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Chinese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, November 8, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Food Business Orientation - a virtual workshop

* Online Where: Online. Address: Please click here to register via EventBrite. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Got something cooking? Come learn about the requirements & regulations for opening or expanding a food business! Registration required. Description: Whether you are starting or expanding your food business, the City of Seattle’s Office of Economic Development (OED) offers resources that will help you succeed. Whether you are looking for help navigating the regulatory requirements for getting your food business started, looking for financial help, counseling on various aspects of your food business, or advice on how to trouble shoot an issue or figure out next steps, this orientation will help you get connected to a variety of resources available to you.… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Spanish

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by an experienced instructor in English and Spanish. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Creating A LinkedIn Profile

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: LinkedIn is a powerful professional networking tool that can help you research career pathways, connect with people doing the kind of work that interests you, and learn about job opportunities. Description: This workshop will introduce you to the basics of building a professional and compelling profile. The job skills, life skills, & digital creativity classes are made possible by support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation, and in partnership with South Seattle College. This workshop is free and everyone is welcome. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Each class has limited capacity, so please register as soon as possible. View in Catalog: Book Title by Author Name. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English Conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Chinese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 中文. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Chinese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Advanced

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for advanced-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 6 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

CANCELLED - Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 6 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form ("Address"). ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Write With Hugo House: Seattle Writes

* Online Where: Online. Address: To receive the link for this event, please click here and select the red date you want to attend. Phone registration also available at 206-322-7030. Registration opens on the first of the month. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write. Registration required. Description: In this group, we’ll focus on generative writing through poetry prompts. The session will begin with introductions and a short warm-up, after which we’ll read two separate poems and write in response to those. At times writers will be invited to create community through sharing words or ideas with other writers in small groups. Attendees will leave the class with 2-3 new drafts of poems. Designed for all writers, this group supports poets as well those working in other genres, as the skills practiced in poe… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 11, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Library Closed in observance of Veterans Day

Holiday Closures Locations: All locations. Summary: All locations of The Seattle Public Library will be closed on November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. Thursday, November 11, 2021, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.spl.org.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 11, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Spanish

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by an experienced instructor in English and Spanish. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 11, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 11, 2021, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

CANCELLED - Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Advanced

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This class is for advanced-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form ("Address"). ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 11, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 11, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Writers Read

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register on our partner's website. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a monthly reading series featuring an open mic and selected author reading from local writers. Registration is Required. Description: Local writers will read from their diverse repertoires of poetry, short stories, novels and essays. The event will end with a Q&A session, followed by an open mic session. This program is presented in partnership with African-American Writers' Alliance on the second Sunday of the month. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Sunday, November 14, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, November 15, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Radical Self-Acceptance as Activism: Caroline Dooner

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Guest Curator Olaiya Land talks with Caroline Dooner about the inherent flaws of dieting and diet culture and her book, The F*ck It Diet. Description: This series of online talks will examine the ways all of our lives have shifted since the beginning of the pandemic and how we can move towards equity, justice and liberation through meaningful self-care. Olaiya Land, founder of the online journal and community Lionesse, will be in conversation with authors and activists of diverse backgrounds about their personal journey towards self-acceptance and how their work aims to help others lean into embracing themselves more fully. These conversations w… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, November 15, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Chinese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 中文. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Chinese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, November 15, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Spanish

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by an experienced instructor in English and Spanish. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English Conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Write With Hugo House: Seattle Writes

* Online Where: Online. Address: To receive the link for this event, please click here and select the red date you want to attend. Phone registration also available at 206-322-7030. Registration opens on the first of the month. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write. Registration required. Description: Our mission during this time of distraction, artistic fatigue, and social isolation is to create a regular time and space for writers to write and to meet each other. In this group, writers introduce themselves and are provided optional fiction, poetry and nonfiction prompts to work on for 60-70 minutes of sustained silent writing time, though they are more than welcome to work on their own projects instead. Small group breakout sessions at the end of our time together encourage participants to share and re… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Chinese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 中文. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Chinese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Advanced

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for advanced-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 6 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

CANCELLED - Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 6 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form ("Address"). ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 18, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 18, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Spanish

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by an experienced instructor in English and Spanish. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 18, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 18, 2021, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

CANCELLED - Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Advanced

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This class is for advanced-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form ("Address"). ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 18, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 18, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, November 22, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Chinese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 中文. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Chinese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, November 22, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 23, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 23, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Spanish

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by an experienced instructor in English and Spanish. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 23, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English Conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 23, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, November 24, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Chinese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 中文. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Chinese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, November 24, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Advanced

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for advanced-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 6 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, November 24, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

CANCELLED - Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 6 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form ("Address"). ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, November 24, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 25, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Library Closed in observance of Thanksgiving Day

Holiday Closures Locations: All locations. Summary: All locations of The Seattle Public Library will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 25 in observance of Thanksgiving Day. Thursday, November 25, 2021, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.spl.org.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 25, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Spanish

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by an experienced instructor in English and Spanish. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 25, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 25, 2021, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

CANCELLED - Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Advanced

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This class is for advanced-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form ("Address"). ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 25, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 7 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, November 25, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, November 29, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Chinese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 中文. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Chinese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, November 29, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 30, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Vietnamese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Vietnamese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 30, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Spanish

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by an experienced instructor in English and Spanish. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 30, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English Conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, November 30, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Children's Story Time

* Online Where: Online. Address: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLk4287ovDG5tUQOwHhUCbkw5TdHI7ZzmM. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time! Gather your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with one of our children's librarians. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: Ask Us. Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:20 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English & Chinese

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 中文. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Registration required. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructors in English and Chinese. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Advanced

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Registration required. Description: This class is for advanced-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 6 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

CANCELLED - Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. It will meet once per week for 10 weeks. Class size is limited to 15 students. You must attend the first day of class on October 6 to register for the class. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake form ("Address"). ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.