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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?  Attend our virtual workshop to learn the basics. Registration 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,… Contact: Ask Us. Saturday, July 11, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Rainbow Story Time

* Online Where: Online. Address: The Seattle Public Library on YouTube. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Join us to celebrate Pride Month with special family story times presented by Indigenous Drag Storyteller Mx. Trickster! Description: Indigenous Drag Storyteller Mx. Trickster tells  and sing songs that are appropriate for ages 7 and under. The title is Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest by Gerald McDermott. This Story Time will be available on The Seattle Public Library’s YouTube channel on Saturday June 20 –Friday July 17. Rainbow Story Times are available for a limited time in June based on the terms of our agreements with the presenters. Accommodations: We can 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. Contact: Ask Us. Saturday, July 11, 2020, 10:00 AM – 10:25 AM.

CANCELED - Adult Education Tutoring

Basic Skills Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Русский. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Registration starts at 10:00 a.m. Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration starts at 10:30 a.m. Translation: Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng Anh: đọc, viết, ngữ pháp và từ vựng. Cawiimad wax Barashada ee Dadka Waaweyn Ku socda waqti kasta si aad… Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 11, 2020, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Practice your English conversational 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: Registration required.This program is for beginning to advanced level learners. English Circle use a secure Zoom classroom. The instructor will send you a link before the session starts. Participants will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis. English Circle will meet July 6 - September 12. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Saturday, July 11, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Virtual Arts for 50+ Landscape Poetry

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register on the Silver Kite website. Please enter 'SPL2020' to access the website. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Landscape Poetry with Silver Kite. All ages welcome! Registration is required. Description: In this workshop, we'll explore the settings that hold special meaning to you through reminiscence activities.  We'll sing songs together that recollect and songs we remember.  We'll share our personal stories and, together, create a mural of landscape memories - captured in visual images, words, and phrases. What you'll need:  Paper, Pencil or pen Facilitated by Bobbi Kidder. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Saturday, July 11, 2020, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

CANCELED - Writers Read

Authors & Books Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a monthly reading series featuring an open mic and selected author readings from local writers. Description: Local writers will read from their diverse repertoires of poetry, short stories, novels and essays. The event will end with a Q&A session, followed by an open mic session. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Sunday, July 12, 2020, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

El Club Latino Virtual

* Online Where: Online. Address: La discusión se llevará a cabo completamente en español a través de la plataforma de reuniones en línea WebEx. El espacio es limitado. Por favor, haga clic aquí para inscribirse. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: Español. Summary: Únase al Club de Lectura de la Biblioteca Central. Todos son bienvenidos. El título de este mes es: A Lupita le gustaba planchar de Laura Esquivel. Se requiere inscripción. Description: Lupita es una policía poco agraciada físicamente, con problemas de alcoholismo, que ha padecido la violencia y sobrevive en un medio donde reinan las apariencias, el dinero y el poder, una sociedad marcada por siglos de injusticia, desamparo e impotencia, en la que no parece haber salidas verdaderas. En su búsqueda del amor, Lupita llega al lugar equivocado en el momento equivocado y termina involucrada en el asesinato de un delegado político. Su historia da un giro radical, pues su propia vida está en r… Translation: Join El Club Latino and spend a pleasant time talking about books and Latin American culture. El Club Latino meets once a month. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Sunday, July 12, 2020, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Free Vegetarian Food Truck / El camión de comida vegetariana gratuito

Outside the Library Where: Delridge Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Free Vegetarian Food truck will distribute dinners in the Delridge Branch parking lot.  El camión de comida vegetariana gratuito distribuirá cenas en el estacionamiento de la sucursal de Delridge. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Hosted by Northwest Share, sponsored by Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association and The Seattle Public Library. Los eventos y programas de la Biblioteca son gratuitos y todos son bienvenidos. No es necesario registrarse. Organizado por Northwest Share, patrocinado por Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association y la Biblioteca Pública de Seattle. Contact Info: Quick Information. Sunday, July 12, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 1 & 2)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Soomaali. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 13, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, please click here. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 13, 2020, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

CANCELED - Drop-In Assistive Technology Open Lab

LEAP Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 167 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Computer Room. Audience: Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Come to the LEAP Drop-In Lab session for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help in the use of the Library's assistive technology for disabled and special needs patrons. Description: LEAP staff members are available to answer questions and assist in the use of the Library's JAWS speech and ZoomText magnification software. Staff is also able to assist patrons in the use of the assistive technology to download eBooks, setup free email accounts, or request books and DVDs, or help with other adaptive equipment. Other help topics may include: Using the Library's catalog , Computer basics , Internet basics , Microsoft Word , Please note: LEAP-staff cannot assist with any kind… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 13, 2020, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

STEAM Learning from Home: Master Magician

* Online Where: Online. Address: Visit our Kids YouTube Channel to watch the videos. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Learn magic tricks with master magician Maritess Zurbano! Description: Summer of Learning Teaching Artist Maritess Zurbano is known internationally as a master magician and hypnotist for almost two decades.  She is known throughout the world for her lectures and performances for her colleagues and audiences around the world including Las Vegas, New York, Berlin, and Japan. Sleight of Hand: Magic with Maritess Zurbano • Age range: : watchable for all ages but 8 & up to do the trick / requires some dexterity • Items needed: crayons + stick or pencil + 3 different color… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 13, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 3)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter classes meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 13, 2020, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

CANCELED - Family Story Time at Lake City Branch

StoryTime Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Lake City Branch Monday morning times are on break while the children librarian spends more time on outreach events in the support of school aged children during school vacation. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 13, 2020, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Low Intermediate English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. Registration required. Description: This class is taught in English and Vietnamese for students who speak some English. Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 13, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Arts for 50+ Writing Poetry

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register on the Silver Kite website. Please enter 'SPL2020' to access the website. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Writing Poetry with Silver Kite. All ages welcome! Registration is required. Description: Using photographs, music and objects, we'll explore the theme of "flight" and create simple poems together.  What you'll need:  Paper, Pen or pencil, Markers. Facilitated by Jill Meyers. This workshop has been designed and will be facilitated for persons living with dementia and their care partners.  We welcome other family members and friends of all ages to join participants in these activities. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 13, 2020, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

CANCELED - Community Resource Specialist Drop-In

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 165 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Español. Summary: Are you looking for housing, shelter, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 13, 2020, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

CANCELED - Drop-In Assistive Technology Open Lab

LEAP Where: Central Library. Audience: Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Come to the LEAP Drop-In Lab session for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help in the use of the Library's assistive technology for patrons with disabilities. Description: LEAP staff members are available to answer questions and assist in the use of the Library's JAWS speech and ZoomText magnification software. Staff is also able to assist patrons in the use of the assistive technology to download eBooks, setup free email accounts, or request books and DVDs, or help with other adaptive equipment. Other help topics may include: Using the Library's catalog , Computer basics , Internet basics , Microsoft Word , Please note: LEAP-staff cannot assist with any kind… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 13, 2020, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

CANCELED - Community Resource Specialist Drop-In

Ballard Branch Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Meet with the Community Resource Specialist to be connected with community resources and social services. Description: The Community Resource Specialist can connect patrons to an array of services, including housing, behavioral health counseling, vocational training, food assistance, legal support, domestic violence support, medical care and more. A partnership with DESC, supported by the Seattle Public Library Foundation. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Ballard Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 13, 2020, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

CANCELED - REACH Caseworker Drop-In Hours

Civics & Social Services Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Are you looking for shelter, food, or other resources? Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the REACH program of Evergreen Treatment Services. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 13, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Multilevel English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: Русский. English. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. This class is taught in English. Registration required. Description: Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 13, 2020, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

CANCELED - Adult Education Tutoring

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Tutoring is offered every week on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Central Library, Thursdays at Rainier Beach Branch, and Saturdays at Broadview Branch. First come, first served. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration starts at 3 p.m. Translation: Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng Anh: đọc, viết, ngữ pháp và từ vựng. Cawiimad wax Barashada ee Dadka Waaweyn Ku socda waqti kasta si aad… Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 13, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Practice your English conversational 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 program is for beginning to advanced level learners. English Circle use a secure Zoom classroom. The instructor will send you a link before the session starts. Participants will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis. English Circle will meet July 6 - September 12. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 13, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - High Intermediate English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Soomaali. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. This class is taught in English. Registration required. Description: Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 13, 2020, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

CANCELED - Seattle Writes: Writing Circle with Hugo House

Seattle Writes Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Class type: Other. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Drop by this writing circle, hosted by author Brett Hamil, for writing exercises and motivation. Description: 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. You will have the opportunity to share your work and get feedback – but only if you want to (no pressure!). You can also use this time to increase productivity on your current work in progress, surrounded by fellow writers. Open to all ages and genres of writing. Brett Hamil will be facilitating the Columbia Branch writing circles. Brett Hamil is a… Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Bring a laptop or pen and paper -- and be ready to write! The Seattle Writes series is made possible with the generous support of The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Find out more about Seattle Writes programs and resources here. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/learning/seattle-writes. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 13, 2020, 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: Drop into a virtual writing circle, hosted by author Brett Hamil for writing exercises, motivation, and ways to connect with other writers. Registration required. Description: In this group, writers introduce themselves, talk about their writing and discuss an evocative opening topic. They are given a prompt and 20-30 minutes of silent writing time, with the opportunity to read what they wrote in a mutually supportive, welcoming environment. Brett Hamil is a writer, cartoonist and performer in South Seattle. He’s the co-producer of Joketellers Union and the host of the Seattle Process. The Seattle Weekly once called him “the city’s premier political comic.”. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 13, 2020, 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. 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.  Not only will you get an introduction to the important terms (like registrar, domain, and host) but you'll have a chance to sketch out the content of some key pages, get recommendations for reducing options to manageable levels, and a list of resources.  These recommendations will get you set up online, but they will also… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 13, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - High Beginning English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. Registration required. Description: This class is taught in English and Vietnamese for students from Vietnamese community who speak little English. Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Low Intermediate English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Tiểng Việt. Русский. 中文. Soomaali. አማርኛ. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. Registration required. Description: This class is taught in English for students who speak some English. Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 1 & 2)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Soomaali. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, please click here. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 3)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter classes meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

Smart Phone Photography - a Virtual Workshop

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please click here to register. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn some of the amazing things you can do with your phone camera and how to get the most out of it, at home and while traveling. Description: The best camera is always the camera you have with you!  That makes the camera in your phone the people's choice of cameras - for its ease of use, avail-ability and unobtrusiveness. It is also a highly capable camera and allows little to get between you and your subject, more so than all other cameras. We will also explore the art of composition - the key to making compelling photographs with your phone and any camera. In these online times, we will explore what you can do right from home and your nei… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

CANCELED - Youth Drop in Chess

Gaming Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Come play a game of chess! Children and teens are invited to drop by for fun and casual games of chess. Description: All skill levels are welcome. Chess sets and guidance by an adult chess coach will be available. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Virtual English Class

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Julie: Julie.Cwinar@seattlecolleges.edu, 206-658-7242. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:45 PM.

Clarion West presents: Nalo Hopkinson

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register on EventBrite. The readings will be live via Zoom and streaming on YouTube. ASL interpretation will be included. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a reading with Nalo Hopkinson as a part of Clarion West’s Summer of Science Fiction and Fantasy Reading series. Registration required. Description: Vibrant and edgy, rich and dazzling, deeply human and humane, Nalo Hopkinson was born in Jamaica. She lived in Jamaica, Guyana, the US and Trinidad before moving to Canada as a teenager. She has published six novels and numerous short stories. Her first novel, Brown Girl in the Ring, won the Warner Aspect First Novel contest. She has also received the Campbell and Locus Awards, the World Fantasy Award, and the Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. She currently lives in California, USA,… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Practice your English conversational 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: Registration required. This program is for beginning to advanced level learners. English Circle use a secure Zoom classroom. The instructor will send you a link before the session starts. Participants will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis. English Circle will meet July 6 - September 12. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 1 & 2)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Soomaali. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, please click here. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Early Learning from Home: Nickel Walk!

* Online Where: Online. Address: Visit our Kids YouTube Channel to watch the videos. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Summer of Learning is here! Librarians share ways you can continue your learning from home over the summer. Description: The Early Learning from Home video series is geared towards children 0-5 and their caregivers. Join Miss Betsy on her Nickel Walk adventure around the neighborhood! Check out the library's Summer of Learning page for the Learning from Home Together guide and more. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 10:00 AM – 10:10 AM.

Early Learning from Home: Tiny Forest!

* Online Where: Online. Address: Visit our Kids YouTube Channel to watch the videos. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Summer of Learning is here! Librarians share ways you can continue your learning from home over the summer. Description: The Early Learning from Home video series is geared towards children 0-5 and their caregivers. Join Jesse for a walk around the block, gathering material to make your own tiny forest! Check out the library's Summer of Learning page for the Learning from Home Together guide and more. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 10:10 AM – 10:20 AM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 3)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter classes meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

CANCELED - Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

StoryTime Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Kaleidoscope play & learn offers a chance for children and their families to come play and have a good time. This group is open to children of all abilities, ages 18 months to 5 years old. Description: Children learn and explore through the use of art, music, toys and more. Families learn about their child's development and community resources available to them. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Virtual Arts for 50+ Silver Kite Social Hour

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register on the Silver Kite website. Please enter 'SPL2020' to access the website. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Silver Kite Social Hour. All ages welcome! Registration is required. Description: Join us for an hour of conversation, play, and connection. Bring a piece of music, visual art, photograph, or poem to share.  Or just bring yourself and a smile! Facilitated by Jen Kulik, Silver Kite Founder and CEO. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Virtual Children's Story Time

* Online Where: Online. Address: The Seattle Public Library on Facebook Facebook account is not required. 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. Accommodations: We can 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. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

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

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Online. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers free MOS and MTA certification exams, 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. Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective college. MOS certifications validate ones tech knowledge in a Microsoft Office application.… More...: https://www.spl.org/online-resources/online-learning/microsoft-imagine-academy. Contact Info: *Central Library. Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

CANCELED - Drop-In Assistive Technology Open Lab

LEAP Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - LEAP Assistive Technology Lab. Audience: Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Come to the LEAP Drop-In Lab session for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help in the use of the Library's assistive technology for disabled and special needs patrons. Description: LEAP staff members are available to answer questions and assist in the use of the Library's JAWS speech and ZoomText magnification software. Staff is also able to assist patrons in the use of the assistive technology to download eBooks, setup free email accounts, or request books and DVDs, or help with other adaptive equipment. Other help topics may include: Using the Library's catalog , Computer basics , Internet basics , Microsoft Word , Please note: LEAP-staff cannot assist with any kind… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

CANCELED - Enhanced Outreach To Veterans Of Color

Civics & Social Services Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: El Centro de la Raza’s Veterans Program provides outreach and advocacy to veterans of color and their families. Description: Our Veteran Outreach Specialists are knowledgeable about the VA system and other veteran supportive services available throughout King County and Washington State. Services are available regardless of discharge status. We provide resources for: VA Pension & Disability Compensation , Military Sexual Trauma Counseling , Crisis & PTSO Advocacy , Vocational Rehabilitation , VA Home Loan Resources , LGBTQ Benefits , Mental Health Resources , Survivors & Dependents Benefits , Housing &… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Ballard Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Multilevel English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: Русский. English. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. This class is taught in English. Registration required. Description: Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

CANCELED - Community Resource Specialist Drop-In

Capitol Hill Branch Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Are you looking for housing, shelter, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Practice your English conversational 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: Registration required. This program is for beginning to advanced level learners. English Circle use a secure Zoom classroom. The instructor will send you a link before the session starts. Participants will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis. English Circle will meet July 6 - September 12. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

CANCELED - Adult Education Tutoring

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Tutoring is offered every week on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Central Library, Thursdays at Rainier Beach Branch, and Saturdays at Broadview Branch. First come, first served. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration starts at 3 p.m. Translation: Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng Anh: đọc, viết, ngữ pháp và từ vựng. Cawiimad wax Barashada ee Dadka Waaweyn Ku socda waqti kasta si aad… Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - High Intermediate English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Soomaali. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. This class is taught in English. Registration required. Description: Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

CANCELED - Ana and Curt Warner discuss 'The Warner Boys'

Authors & Books Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Town Hall . Address: 1119 8th Avenue Seattle WA 98101. Audience: Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Join us to hear Ana and Curt Warner discuss their life-changing experiences as parents of children with autism—an emotional, love-against- all-odds journey. Registration required. View in Catalog: The Warner Boys by Ana Warner. Description: The Warners will appear in conversation with Dave Boling. There will be a quiet room available for attendees. This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, author series sponsors the Gary and Connie Kunis Foundation, and Seattle City of Literature. Thanks to media sponsor The Seattle Times. The event is presented in partnership with Town Hall Seattle and Third Place Books. Books will be available for purchase at the event. ABOUT THE BOOK: An emotional, revealing memoir of one… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Registration is free. Click here to register. Podcast: This event will be recorded for podcast. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 7:30 PM – 8:40 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - High Beginning English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. Registration required. Description: This class is taught in English and Vietnamese for students from Vietnamese community who speak little English. Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 16, 2020, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Low Intermediate English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Tiểng Việt. Русский. 中文. Soomaali. አማርኛ. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. Registration required. Description: This class is taught in English for students who speak some English. Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 16, 2020, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 1 & 2)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Soomaali. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 16, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, please click here. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 16, 2020, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

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

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Online. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers free MOS and MTA certification exams, 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. Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective college. MOS certifications validate ones tech knowledge in a Microsoft Office application.… More...: https://www.spl.org/online-resources/online-learning/microsoft-imagine-academy. Contact Info: *Central Library. Thursday, July 16, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 3)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter classes meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 16, 2020, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

Age Friendly Seattle Virtual Civic Coffee Hour

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to enter live stream. Enter as "Anonymous." Or by phone: 206-686-8357; Conference ID: 224 689 164#. Audience: Adults 50+. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Join us for a live, online conversation on the City of Seattle, Aging and Disability Services. Description: Aging and Disability Services (ADS), a division of City of Seattle's Human Services Department, is the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for Seattle and King County. Meet Director Cathy Knight and Advisory Council's Advocacy Chair June Michel as they talk about current work of the AAA, such as administration of federal and state funding and advocacy for older adults and people with disabilities. Civic Coffee Hours bring community elders closer to local government officials to explore topics of interest.   Le… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 16, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Preventing Poisoning during COVID-19: Safety Tips with Cleaners, Medications & More

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration is required. Please click here. You will receive a confirmation email with the access link to the program. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Learn about the risks from accidental poisoning from cleaners, sanitizers and medications during COVID-19. Description: The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many changes in our daily lives. We are spending more time at home, sanitizing more often, might be distracted or stressed, and may have limited access to the people, services, and supports we previously relied on. All of these changes can lead to accidental poisonings with medications, cleaners, sanitizers, and more. Thankfully, there are easy strategies to stay safe and prevent poisoning. Join the Washington Poison Center for an overview of the risks to look out for and si… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 16, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

CANCELED - Community Resource Specialist Drop-In

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 165 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Are you looking for shelter, food, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 16, 2020, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual Workshop - Interview Skills in a Digital Age

* Online Where: Online. Address: Please click here to register. Each class has a 50 person capacity, so please register as soon as possible. . Audience: Adults. Teens. 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. We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events and virtual programs. ​​​​​​​This workshop is free and everyone is welcome. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 16, 2020, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

CANCELED - Adult Education Tutoring

Basic Skills Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Tutoring is offered every week on Monday and Wednesdays at the Central Library, Thursdays at Rainier Beach Branch, and Saturdays at Broadview Branch. First come, first served. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome Registration starts at 5 p.m. Translation: Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng Anh: đọc, viết, ngữ pháp và từ vựng. Cawiimad wax Barashada ee Dadka Waaweyn Ku socda waqti kasta si aad… Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 16, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual English Class

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Julie: Julie.Cwinar@seattlecolleges.edu, 206-658-7242. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 16, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:45 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 1 & 2)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Soomaali. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Friday, July 17, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

CANCELED - Tech Help

Tech Help Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: 中文. English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-4711. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, July 17, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Arts for 50+ Making Pop Up Cards

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register on the Silver Kite website. Please enter 'SPL2020' to access the website. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Making Pop Up Cards with Silver Kite. All ages welcome! Registration is required. Description: Join us in a workshop where we'll transform flat pieces of paper into pop up cards and scenes.  We'll learn a variety of beginning paper engineering techniques that will dazzle your friends and family.  What you'll need:  Scissors, Glue or glue stick, Paper (could be construction paper, printer paper, paper bag or card stock), Crayons, markers or pens. Facilitated by Suzie Treinen. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Friday, July 17, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

在线华语文化沙龙 (Virtual Chinese Culture Club)

* Online Where: Online. Address: 需要注册. Audience: Adults. Language: 中文. Summary: 欢迎参加我们的华语文化沙龙。需要注册. Description: 和我们聊聊书籍、文化、时事等等。文化沙龙通常每月在西雅图公立图书馆总馆聚会一次,因为疫情,本月的聚会改在网上进行。会议使用WebEx平台,可以用电脑笔记本电脑、平板电脑、智能手机在网上参加,或是打电话参加。. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Saturday, July 18, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

CANCELED - Adult Education Tutoring

Basic Skills Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Русский. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Registration starts at 10:00 a.m. Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration starts at 10:30 a.m. Translation: Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng Anh: đọc, viết, ngữ pháp và từ vựng. Cawiimad wax Barashada ee Dadka Waaweyn Ku socda waqti kasta si aad… Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 18, 2020, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Practice your English conversational 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: Registration required.This program is for beginning to advanced level learners. English Circle use a secure Zoom classroom. The instructor will send you a link before the session starts. Participants will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis. English Circle will meet July 6 - September 12. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Saturday, July 18, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Virtual Arts for 50+ Beginning Watercolors

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register on the Silver Kite website. Please enter 'SPL2020' to access the website. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Beginning Watercolors with Silver Kite. All ages welcome! Registration is required. Description: During this workshop, we'll explore basic watercolor techniques such as color and color mixing.  Then we'll create a collaborative painting and an original painting of your own.  What you'll need:  Watercolors, Brush, Cup of Water, Pencil, Sharpie, Paper (watercolor paper is ideal but not necessary). Facilitated by Che Lopez. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Saturday, July 18, 2020, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Free Vegetarian Food Truck / El camión de comida vegetariana gratuito

Outside the Library Where: Delridge Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Free Vegetarian Food truck will distribute dinners in the Delridge Branch parking lot.  El camión de comida vegetariana gratuito distribuirá cenas en el estacionamiento de la sucursal de Delridge. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Hosted by Northwest Share, sponsored by Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association and The Seattle Public Library. Los eventos y programas de la Biblioteca son gratuitos y todos son bienvenidos. No es necesario registrarse. Organizado por Northwest Share, patrocinado por Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association y la Biblioteca Pública de Seattle. Contact Info: Quick Information. Sunday, July 19, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 1 & 2)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Soomaali. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 20, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, please click here. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 20, 2020, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

CANCELED - Drop-In Assistive Technology Open Lab

LEAP Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 167 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Computer Room. Audience: Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Come to the LEAP Drop-In Lab session for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help in the use of the Library's assistive technology for disabled and special needs patrons. Description: LEAP staff members are available to answer questions and assist in the use of the Library's JAWS speech and ZoomText magnification software. Staff is also able to assist patrons in the use of the assistive technology to download eBooks, setup free email accounts, or request books and DVDs, or help with other adaptive equipment. Other help topics may include: Using the Library's catalog , Computer basics , Internet basics , Microsoft Word , Please note: LEAP-staff cannot assist with any kind… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 20, 2020, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 3)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter classes meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 20, 2020, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

CANCELED - Family Story Time at Lake City Branch

StoryTime Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Lake City Branch Monday morning times are on break while the children librarian spends more time on outreach events in the support of school aged children during school vacation. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 20, 2020, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Low Intermediate English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. Registration required. Description: This class is taught in English and Vietnamese for students who speak some English. Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 20, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Arts for 50+ Song Writing

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register on the Silver Kite website. Please enter 'SPL2020' to access the website. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Song Writing with Silver Kite. All ages welcome! Registration is required. Description: During this interactive workshop, we'll work together to write a song and learn about rhythm, structure and melody techniques.  What you'll need:  Pen or pencil, Paper. Facilitated by Liz Vital-Gragnani. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 20, 2020, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

CANCELED - Community Resource Specialist Drop-In

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 165 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Español. Summary: Are you looking for housing, shelter, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 20, 2020, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

CANCELED - Drop-In Assistive Technology Open Lab

LEAP Where: Central Library. Audience: Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Come to the LEAP Drop-In Lab session for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help in the use of the Library's assistive technology for patrons with disabilities. Description: LEAP staff members are available to answer questions and assist in the use of the Library's JAWS speech and ZoomText magnification software. Staff is also able to assist patrons in the use of the assistive technology to download eBooks, setup free email accounts, or request books and DVDs, or help with other adaptive equipment. Other help topics may include: Using the Library's catalog , Computer basics , Internet basics , Microsoft Word , Please note: LEAP-staff cannot assist with any kind… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 20, 2020, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

CANCELED - Community Resource Specialist Drop-In

Ballard Branch Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Meet with the Community Resource Specialist to be connected with community resources and social services. Description: The Community Resource Specialist can connect patrons to an array of services, including housing, behavioral health counseling, vocational training, food assistance, legal support, domestic violence support, medical care and more. A partnership with DESC, supported by the Seattle Public Library Foundation. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Ballard Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 20, 2020, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

CANCELED - REACH Caseworker Drop-In Hours

Civics & Social Services Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Are you looking for shelter, food, or other resources? Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the REACH program of Evergreen Treatment Services. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 20, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Multilevel English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: Русский. English. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. This class is taught in English. Registration required. Description: Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 20, 2020, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

CANCELED - Adult Education Tutoring

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Tutoring is offered every week on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Central Library, Thursdays at Rainier Beach Branch, and Saturdays at Broadview Branch. First come, first served. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration starts at 3 p.m. Translation: Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng Anh: đọc, viết, ngữ pháp và từ vựng. Cawiimad wax Barashada ee Dadka Waaweyn Ku socda waqti kasta si aad… Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 20, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Practice your English conversational 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 program is for beginning to advanced level learners. English Circle use a secure Zoom classroom. The instructor will send you a link before the session starts. Participants will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis. English Circle will meet July 6 - September 12. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 20, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - High Intermediate English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Soomaali. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. This class is taught in English. Registration required. Description: Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 20, 2020, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - High Beginning English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. Registration required. Description: This class is taught in English and Vietnamese for students from Vietnamese community who speak little English. Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Low Intermediate English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Tiểng Việt. Русский. 中文. Soomaali. አማርኛ. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. Registration required. Description: This class is taught in English for students who speak some English. Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 1 & 2)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Soomaali. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, please click here. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 3)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter classes meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

Virtual Food Business Orientation

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. All attendees who have registered will receive the webinar link when they complete their registration, 48 hours prior, 2 hours prior, and 10 minutes before the event begins. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Cooking & serving others in the time of COVID? 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.… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

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

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Online. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers free MOS and MTA certification exams, 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. Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective college. MOS certifications validate ones tech knowledge in a Microsoft Office application.… More...: https://www.spl.org/online-resources/online-learning/microsoft-imagine-academy. Contact Info: *Central Library. Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

CANCELED - Youth Drop in Chess

Gaming Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Come play a game of chess! Children and teens are invited to drop by for fun and casual games of chess. Description: All skill levels are welcome. Chess sets and guidance by an adult chess coach will be available. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Virtual English Class

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Julie: Julie.Cwinar@seattlecolleges.edu, 206-658-7242. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:45 PM.

CANCELED - Seattle Writes: Writing Circle with Hugo House

Seattle Writes Where: Fremont Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Class type: Other. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Drop by this writing circle, hosted by author Alma García, for writing exercises and motivation. Description: 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. You will have the opportunity to share your work and get feedback – but only if you want to (no pressure!). You can also use this time to increase productivity on your current work in progress, surrounded by fellow writers. Open to all ages and genres of writing. Alma García will be facilitating the Fremont Branch writing circles. Alma García's shor… Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Bring a laptop or pen and paper -- and be ready to write! The Seattle Writes series is made possible with the generous support of The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Find out more about Seattle Writes programs and resources here. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/learning/seattle-writes. Contact Info: Fremont Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Clarion West presents Editors Roundtable

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register on EventBrite. The readings will be live via Zoom and streaming on YouTube. ASL interpretation will be included. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a special editors roundtable as a part of Clarion West’s Summer of Science Fiction and Fantasy Reading series with editors Scott Andrews, Chinelo Onwualu, Julia Rios, and Wendy Wagner. Description: Scott H. Andrews writes, teaches college chemistry, and is Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of the six-time Hugo Award finalist online fantasy magazine Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Scott is a graduate of the Odyssey Writing Workshop. His literary short fiction has won a $1000 prize from the Briar Cliff Review, and his genre short fiction has appeared in Space & Time, Crossed Genres, and Ann VanderMeer’s Weird Tales. Scott has lectured on scores of convention panels at multiple Worldcons, World Fantasy conventions,… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Practice your English conversational 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: Registration required. This program is for beginning to advanced level learners. English Circle use a secure Zoom classroom. The instructor will send you a link before the session starts. Participants will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis. English Circle will meet July 6 - September 12. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 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… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 1 & 2)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Soomaali. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, please click here. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Early Learning from Home: Trail Mix!

* Online Where: Online. Address: Visit our Kids YouTube Channel to watch the videos. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Summer of Learning is here! Librarians share ways you can continue your learning from home over the summer. Description: The Early Learning from Home video series is geared towards children 0-5 and their caregivers. Join Kelsey as she prepares some yummy trail mix for an outdoor adventure! Check out the library's Summer of Learning page for the Learning from Home Together guide and more. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 10:00 AM – 10:10 AM.

Early Learning from Home: Send a Hug!

* Online Where: Online. Address: Visit our Kids YouTube Channel to watch the videos. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Summer of Learning is here! Librarians share ways you can continue your learning from home over the summer. Description: The Early Learning from Home video series is geared towards children 0-5 and their caregivers. Join Miss Betsy as she creates a paper hug and delivers it through the U.S. Mail! Check out the library's Summer of Learning page for the Learning from Home Together guide and more. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 10:10 AM – 10:20 AM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 3)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter classes meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

CANCELED - Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

StoryTime Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Kaleidoscope play & learn offers a chance for children and their families to come play and have a good time. This group is open to children of all abilities, ages 18 months to 5 years old. Description: Children learn and explore through the use of art, music, toys and more. Families learn about their child's development and community resources available to them. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Virtual Arts for 50+ Silver Kite Social Hour

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register on the Silver Kite website. Please enter 'SPL2020' to access the website. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Silver Kite Social Hour. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Description: Join us for an hour of conversation, play, and connection. Bring a piece of music, visual art, photograph, or poem, to share.  Or just bring yourself and a smile! Facilitated by Jen Kulik, Silver Kite Founder & CEO. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Virtual Children's Story Time

* Online Where: Online. Address: The Seattle Public Library on Facebook Facebook account is not required. 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. Accommodations: We can 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. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

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

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Online. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers free MOS and MTA certification exams, 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. Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective college. MOS certifications validate ones tech knowledge in a Microsoft Office application.… More...: https://www.spl.org/online-resources/online-learning/microsoft-imagine-academy. Contact Info: *Central Library. Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

CANCELED - Drop-In Assistive Technology Open Lab

LEAP Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - LEAP Assistive Technology Lab. Audience: Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Come to the LEAP Drop-In Lab session for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help in the use of the Library's assistive technology for disabled and special needs patrons. Description: LEAP staff members are available to answer questions and assist in the use of the Library's JAWS speech and ZoomText magnification software. Staff is also able to assist patrons in the use of the assistive technology to download eBooks, setup free email accounts, or request books and DVDs, or help with other adaptive equipment. Other help topics may include: Using the Library's catalog , Computer basics , Internet basics , Microsoft Word , Please note: LEAP-staff cannot assist with any kind… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Multilevel English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: Русский. English. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. This class is taught in English. Registration required. Description: Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

CANCELED - Community Resource Specialist Drop-In

Capitol Hill Branch Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Are you looking for housing, shelter, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Practice your English conversational 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: Registration required. This program is for beginning to advanced level learners. English Circle use a secure Zoom classroom. The instructor will send you a link before the session starts. Participants will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis. English Circle will meet July 6 - September 12. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

CANCELED - Teen Time

Teens Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Nothing to do after school? Got a little time on your hands? Well, come to the Rainier Beach Branch and hang out with your friends and other teens your age! Description: Nothing to do after school? Got a little time on your hands? Well, come to the Rainier Beach Branch and hang out with your friends and other teens your age. Play video games, board games, listen to music, talk and laugh out loud, and eat until the food runs out. This program is intended for middle and high school students between ages 12 and 18. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

CANCELED - Adult Education Tutoring

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Tutoring is offered every week on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Central Library, Thursdays at Rainier Beach Branch, and Saturdays at Broadview Branch. First come, first served. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration starts at 3 p.m. Translation: Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng Anh: đọc, viết, ngữ pháp và từ vựng. Cawiimad wax Barashada ee Dadka Waaweyn Ku socda waqti kasta si aad… Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - High Intermediate English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Soomaali. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. This class is taught in English. Registration required. Description: Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - High Beginning English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. Registration required. Description: This class is taught in English and Vietnamese for students from Vietnamese community who speak little English. Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 23, 2020, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Low Intermediate English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Tiểng Việt. Русский. 中文. Soomaali. አማርኛ. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. Registration required. Description: This class is taught in English for students who speak some English. Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 23, 2020, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 1 & 2)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Soomaali. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 23, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, please click here. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 23, 2020, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 3)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter classes meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 23, 2020, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

CANCELED - Community Resource Specialist Drop-In

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 165 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Are you looking for shelter, food, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 23, 2020, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual Workshop - Target and Refine a Resume

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please click here to register. Each class has a 50 person capacity, so please register as soon as possible. . Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: This workshop will provide support in developing a strong resume tailored to the position you’re applying to. Please have your resume and a job description for the position you are interested in. Description: The job skills & digital creativity classes are made possible by support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation, and in partnership with South Seattle College. We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events and virtual programs. ​​​​​​​This workshop is free and everyone is welcome. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 23, 2020, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

CANCELED - Adult Education Tutoring

Basic Skills Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Tutoring is offered every week on Monday and Wednesdays at the Central Library, Thursdays at Rainier Beach Branch, and Saturdays at Broadview Branch. First come, first served. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome Registration starts at 5 p.m. Translation: Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng Anh: đọc, viết, ngữ pháp và từ vựng. Cawiimad wax Barashada ee Dadka Waaweyn Ku socda waqti kasta si aad… Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 23, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual English Class

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Julie: Julie.Cwinar@seattlecolleges.edu, 206-658-7242. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 23, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:45 PM.

CANCELED - Spirited Stone

Social Justice Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: A special community event honoring the visionary behind Kubota Garden. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Description: Join Kubota Garden Foundation for a unique evening celebrating the launch of the special anthology Spirited Stone: Lessons from Kubota’s Garden. In honor of the legacy of Fujitaro Kubota, this celebration will feature stories and poetry from some of Seattle’s finest artists. Doors open at 6pm. This event is made possible with support from the Seattle Public Library Foundation. Spirited Stone is published with generous support from the Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust; Pendleton and Elisabeth Carey Miller… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The Library will be accepting early attendees from until 5:45 p.m. After that, the Library will close at normal closing time (6 p.m.) and reopen at roughly 6:20 p.m. (time is subject to change). Podcast: This event will be recorded for podcast. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 23, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 1 & 2)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Soomaali. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Friday, July 24, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

CANCELED - Tech Help

Tech Help Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: 中文. English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-4711. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, July 24, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Arts for 50+ Collage

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register on the Silver Kite website. Please enter 'SPL2020' to access the website. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Collage with Silver Kite. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Description: In this workshop, we'll collect, cut, tear, and glue scraps and small treasures to create collage art.  We'll look at the work of several collage artists and explore the different techniques they use to make their work.  Of course, we'll also make our own. What you'll need:  Scissors, Glue or glue stick, Small brush, Anything you can glue to a page such as: newspaper, magazines, construction paper, cardboard, packaging, fabric scraps, button, beads, or found objects, Facilitated by Suzie Treinen. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Friday, July 24, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

CANCELED - Adult Education Tutoring

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

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Practice your English conversational 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: Registration required.This program is for beginning to advanced level learners. English Circle use a secure Zoom classroom. The instructor will send you a link before the session starts. Participants will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis. English Circle will meet July 6 - September 12. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Saturday, July 25, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Virtual Arts for 50+ Sip and Paint Acrylics

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register on the Silver Kite website. Please enter 'SPL2020' to access the website. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Sip and Paint Acrylics with Silver Kite. All ages welcome! Registration is required. Description: Join us for a step-by-step acrylic painting workshop.  Grab a beverage of your choice and spend an hour with us talking and making art together. What you'll need:  Acrylic paints, Paint brush, Canvas (or piece of mixed media paper), Glass of water. Facilitated by Arika Gloud-Jones. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Saturday, July 25, 2020, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Free Vegetarian Food Truck / El camión de comida vegetariana gratuito

Outside the Library Where: Delridge Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Free Vegetarian Food truck will distribute dinners in the Delridge Branch parking lot.  El camión de comida vegetariana gratuito distribuirá cenas en el estacionamiento de la sucursal de Delridge. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Hosted by Northwest Share, sponsored by Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association and The Seattle Public Library. Los eventos y programas de la Biblioteca son gratuitos y todos son bienvenidos. No es necesario registrarse. Organizado por Northwest Share, patrocinado por Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association y la Biblioteca Pública de Seattle. Contact Info: Quick Information. Sunday, July 26, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 1 & 2)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Soomaali. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 27, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, please click here. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 27, 2020, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

CANCELED - Drop-In Assistive Technology Open Lab

LEAP Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 167 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Computer Room. Audience: Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Come to the LEAP Drop-In Lab session for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help in the use of the Library's assistive technology for disabled and special needs patrons. Description: LEAP staff members are available to answer questions and assist in the use of the Library's JAWS speech and ZoomText magnification software. Staff is also able to assist patrons in the use of the assistive technology to download eBooks, setup free email accounts, or request books and DVDs, or help with other adaptive equipment. Other help topics may include: Using the Library's catalog , Computer basics , Internet basics , Microsoft Word , Please note: LEAP-staff cannot assist with any kind… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 27, 2020, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 3)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter classes meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 27, 2020, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

CANCELED - Family Story Time at Lake City Branch

StoryTime Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Lake City Branch Monday morning times are on break while the children librarian spends more time on outreach events in the support of school aged children during school vacation. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 27, 2020, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

CANCELED - Thrilling Tales: A Storytime for Grownups

Library Lounge Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Need a mid-day break? Two Mondays a month at noon you can laugh, gasp and shudder to live readings. Today's story is Miss Forbes’s Summer of Happiness, by Gabriel Garcia-Marquez. Description: Love a good story? Come to the scene of the crime, the edge of adventure and timeless realms of wonder. Sit back, relax and escape from the everyday as we bring you gripping short stories expertly read -- and well-calculated to keep you in suspense! Thrilling Tales has been entertaining listeners for 15 years. Today's story is Miss Forbes’s Summer of Happiness, by Gabriel Garcia-Marquez. Ah, that childhood summer in Sicily. The swimming, the fishing, …the murder. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Brown bag lunches and knitting are welcome. Doors open at 11:40 a.m. Stories start at 12:05 p.m. and are finished no later than 12:50 p.m. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 27, 2020, 12:05 PM – 12:50 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Low Intermediate English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. Registration required. Description: This class is taught in English and Vietnamese for students who speak some English. Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 27, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Arts for 50+ Sip and Paint Acrylics

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register on the Silver Kite website. Please enter 'SPL2020' to access the website. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Sip and Paint Acrylics with Silver Kite. All ages welcome! Registration required. Description: Join us for a step-by-step acrylic painting workshop.  Grab a beverage of your choice and spend an hour with us talking and making art together. What you'll need:  Acrylic paints, Paint brush, Canvas (or piece of mixed media paper), Glass of water. Facilitated by Arika Gloud-Jones. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 27, 2020, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

CANCELED - Community Resource Specialist Drop-In

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

CANCELED - Drop-In Assistive Technology Open Lab

LEAP Where: Central Library. Audience: Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Come to the LEAP Drop-In Lab session for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help in the use of the Library's assistive technology for patrons with disabilities. Description: LEAP staff members are available to answer questions and assist in the use of the Library's JAWS speech and ZoomText magnification software. Staff is also able to assist patrons in the use of the assistive technology to download eBooks, setup free email accounts, or request books and DVDs, or help with other adaptive equipment. Other help topics may include: Using the Library's catalog , Computer basics , Internet basics , Microsoft Word , Please note: LEAP-staff cannot assist with any kind… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 27, 2020, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

CANCELED - Community Resource Specialist Drop-In

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

CANCELED - REACH Caseworker Drop-In Hours

Civics & Social Services Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Are you looking for shelter, food, or other resources? Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the REACH program of Evergreen Treatment Services. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 27, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Multilevel English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: Русский. English. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. This class is taught in English. Registration required. Description: Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 27, 2020, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

CANCELED - Adult Education Tutoring

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

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Practice your English conversational 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 program is for beginning to advanced level learners. English Circle use a secure Zoom classroom. The instructor will send you a link before the session starts. Participants will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis. English Circle will meet July 6 - September 12. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 27, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - High Intermediate English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Soomaali. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. This class is taught in English. Registration required. Description: Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 27, 2020, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Website Stats for Beginners - a Virtual workshop

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. All registered attendees will receive a link to the event before event starts. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: If you've got a website, you've got a challenge: how do you know what your visitors are doing so you can respond with smart updates? Registration required. Description: Take this class to learn the basics of Google Analytics, the most popular (and free!) web statistics tool out there.  Digital strategist and small business consultant Michael J. Coffey will cover how to install Google Analytics on your site, how to navigate its many reports, and some key numbers to review to ensure everything is going well with your site--or warning signs that signal you might need to make a change! Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 27, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Author Event - BJ Cummings, Cecile Hansen and Lynda Mapes discuss The River That Made Seattle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about the central role of the Duwamish River in Seattle’s history, and how decisions about the river will impact its future. Registration required. Description: This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, author series sponsors the Gary and Connie Kunis Foundation, and Seattle City of Literature. Thanks to media sponsor The Seattle Times. The event is presented in partnership with Elliott Bay Book Company. Books will be available for purchase at the event. Virtual “doors” for the event will open at 6:45 p.m. and the event will begin at 7 p.m. About the Book: With bountiful salmon and fertile plains, the Duwamish River has drawn people… View in Catalog: RIVER THAT MADE SEATTLE by BJ Cummings. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, July 27, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - High Beginning English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. Registration required. Description: This class is taught in English and Vietnamese for students from Vietnamese community who speak little English. Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Low Intermediate English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Tiểng Việt. Русский. 中文. Soomaali. አማርኛ. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. Registration required. Description: This class is taught in English for students who speak some English. Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 1 & 2)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Soomaali. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, please click here. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

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

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Online. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers free MOS and MTA certification exams, 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. Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective college. MOS certifications validate ones tech knowledge in a Microsoft Office application.… More...: https://www.spl.org/online-resources/online-learning/microsoft-imagine-academy. Contact Info: *Central Library. Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 3)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter classes meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

CANCELED - Youth Drop in Chess

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

Virtual English Class

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Julie: Julie.Cwinar@seattlecolleges.edu, 206-658-7242. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:45 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Practice your English conversational 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: Registration required. This program is for beginning to advanced level learners. English Circle use a secure Zoom classroom. The instructor will send you a link before the session starts. Participants will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis. English Circle will meet July 6 - September 12. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 1 & 2)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Soomaali. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, please click here. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Early Learning from Home: Sink or Float?

* Online Where: Online. Address: Visit our Kids YouTube Channel to watch the videos. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Summer of Learning is here! Librarians share ways you can continue your learning from home over the summer. Description: The Early Learning from Home video series is geared towards children 0-5 and their caregivers. Join Serena for fun water experiments using items from nature and your house. Check out the library's Summer of Learning page for the Learning from Home Together guide and more. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 10:00 AM – 10:10 AM.

Early Learning from Home: Write with Nature!

* Online Where: Online. Address: Visit our Kids YouTube Channel to watch the videos. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Summer of Learning is here! Librarians share ways you can continue your learning from home over the summer. Description: The Early Learning from Home video series is geared towards children 0-5 and their caregivers. Join Erica in writing, drawing and creating using sticks, rocks, leaves and more! Check out the library's Summer of Learning page for the Learning from Home Together guide and more. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 10:10 AM – 10:20 AM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 3)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter classes meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

CANCELED - Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

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

Virtual Arts for 50+ Silver Kite Social Hour

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register on the Silver Kite website. Please enter 'SPL2020' to access the website. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Silver Kite Coffee Hour. All ages welcome! Registration is required. Description: Join us for an hour of conversation, play, and connection. Bring a piece of music, visual art, photograph, or poem, to share.  Or just bring yourself and a smile.  Facilitated by Jen Kulik, Silver Kite Founder & CEO. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Virtual Children's Story Time

* Online Where: Online. Address: The Seattle Public Library on Facebook Facebook account is not required. 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. Accommodations: We can 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. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

CANCELED - Drop-In Assistive Technology Open Lab

LEAP Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - LEAP Assistive Technology Lab. Audience: Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Come to the LEAP Drop-In Lab session for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help in the use of the Library's assistive technology for disabled and special needs patrons. Description: LEAP staff members are available to answer questions and assist in the use of the Library's JAWS speech and ZoomText magnification software. Staff is also able to assist patrons in the use of the assistive technology to download eBooks, setup free email accounts, or request books and DVDs, or help with other adaptive equipment. Other help topics may include: Using the Library's catalog , Computer basics , Internet basics , Microsoft Word , Please note: LEAP-staff cannot assist with any kind… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Multilevel English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: Русский. English. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. This class is taught in English. Registration required. Description: Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

CANCELED - Community Resource Specialist Drop-In

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

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Practice your English conversational 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: Registration required. This program is for beginning to advanced level learners. English Circle use a secure Zoom classroom. The instructor will send you a link before the session starts. Participants will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis. English Circle will meet July 6 - September 12. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

CANCELED - Adult Education Tutoring

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

Virtual Citizenship Class - High Intermediate English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Soomaali. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. This class is taught in English. Registration required. Description: Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - High Beginning English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. Registration required. Description: This class is taught in English and Vietnamese for students from Vietnamese community who speak little English. Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 30, 2020, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Low Intermediate English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Español. Tiểng Việt. Русский. 中文. Soomaali. አማርኛ. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. Registration required. Description: This class is taught in English for students who speak some English. Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 30, 2020, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 1 & 2)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Soomaali. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 30, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, please click here. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 30, 2020, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 3)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter classes meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 30, 2020, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

Medication Management: Tips to Avoid Errors and Accidents - Virtual Workshop

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. You will receive a confirmation email with the access link to the program. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Learn about common mistakes with managing medications and tools to keep you safe. Registration is required. Description: Pill predicaments like medication errors, double dosing, taking the wrong medication or accidentally taking a different person's medications are frequent calls to the Washington Poison Helpline.  The Washington Poison Center will provide tips and tricks to prevent these and other common medication errors from happening, as well as accidents with non-pharmaceutical substances, adverse drug reactions, and potential risks from substances like cannabis (THC/CBD) and opioids.  Come get your questions answered, a… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 30, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

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

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Online. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers free MOS and MTA certification exams, 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. Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective college. MOS certifications validate ones tech knowledge in a Microsoft Office application.… More...: https://www.spl.org/online-resources/online-learning/microsoft-imagine-academy. Contact Info: *Central Library. Thursday, July 30, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

CANCELED - Community Resource Specialist Drop-In

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

Virtual Workshop - Ideal Career/Career Exploration

* Online Where: Online. Address: Please click here to register. Each class has a 50 person capacity, so please register as soon as possible. . Audience: Adults. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Learn skills and be introduced to the long-term value of career exploration and planning. Description: Identify factors influencing your career choice(s), and employ career exploration resources to develop specific next steps in your career exploration process. 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. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 30, 2020, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

CANCELED - Adult Education Tutoring

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

Virtual English Class

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Julie: Julie.Cwinar@seattlecolleges.edu, 206-658-7242. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Thursday, July 30, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:45 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 1 & 2)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Soomaali. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Friday, July 31, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

CANCELED - Tech Help

Tech Help Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: 中文. English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-4711. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, July 31, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Arts for 50+ Making Pop Up Cards

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register on the Silver Kite website. Please enter 'SPL2020' to access the website. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Making Pop Up Cards with Silver Kite. All ages welcome! Registration is required. Description: In this class, we'll transform flat pieces of paper into pop up cards and scenes. We'll learn a variety of beginning paper engineering techniques that will dazzle your friends and family.  What you'll need:  Scissors, Glue or glue stick, Paper (construction paper, printer paper, paper bag, card stock), Crayons, markers, or pens. Facilitated by Suzie Treinen. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Friday, July 31, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

CANCELED - Adult Education Tutoring

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

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Practice your English conversational 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: Registration required.This program is for beginning to advanced level learners. English Circle use a secure Zoom classroom. The instructor will send you a link before the session starts. Participants will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis. English Circle will meet July 6 - September 12. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Saturday, August 1, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 1 & 2)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Soomaali. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, August 3, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, please click here. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter will meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, August 3, 2020, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

CANCELED - Drop-In Assistive Technology Open Lab

LEAP Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 167 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Computer Room. Audience: Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Come to the LEAP Drop-In Lab session for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help in the use of the Library's assistive technology for disabled and special needs patrons. Description: LEAP staff members are available to answer questions and assist in the use of the Library's JAWS speech and ZoomText magnification software. Staff is also able to assist patrons in the use of the assistive technology to download eBooks, setup free email accounts, or request books and DVDs, or help with other adaptive equipment. Other help topics may include: Using the Library's catalog , Computer basics , Internet basics , Microsoft Word , Please note: LEAP-staff cannot assist with any kind… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, August 3, 2020, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual Ready to Work: English + Computer + Job Skills (English Level 3)

* Online Where: Online. Address: To register for this class, contact Getu: 206-805-8950, getuh@acrs.org. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Ready to Work Summer Quarter classes meet July 6 to August 27. Registration required. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, August 3, 2020, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

CANCELED - Family Story Time at Lake City Branch

StoryTime Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Lake City Branch Monday morning times are on break while the children librarian spends more time on outreach events in the support of school aged children during school vacation. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, August 3, 2020, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

CANCELED - Thrilling Tales: Ray Bradbury Festival

Library Lounge Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Every Monday in the month of August, our Thrilling Tales Storytime for Grownups celebrates Ray Bradbury's 100th Birthday. Today's stories are The Rocket Man, and Sun and Shadow. Description: Every Monday in the month of August, our Thrilling Tales Storytime for Grownups celebrates Ray Bradbury's 100th Birthday with stories by this great American Storyteller. Each day's reading will be repeated at noon and 7 p.m. Love a good story? Come to the scene of the crime, the edge of adventure and timeless realms of wonder. Sit back, relax and escape from the everyday as we bring you gripping short stories expertly read -- and well-calculated to keep you in suspense! Thrilling Tales has been entertain… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, August 3, 2020, 12:05 PM – 12:55 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Low Intermediate English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. Registration required. Description: This class is taught in English and Vietnamese for students who speak some English. Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, August 3, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

CANCELED - Drop-In Assistive Technology Open Lab

LEAP Where: Central Library. Audience: Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Come to the LEAP Drop-In Lab session for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help in the use of the Library's assistive technology for patrons with disabilities. Description: LEAP staff members are available to answer questions and assist in the use of the Library's JAWS speech and ZoomText magnification software. Staff is also able to assist patrons in the use of the assistive technology to download eBooks, setup free email accounts, or request books and DVDs, or help with other adaptive equipment. Other help topics may include: Using the Library's catalog , Computer basics , Internet basics , Microsoft Word , Please note: LEAP-staff cannot assist with any kind… Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, August 3, 2020, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

CANCELED - REACH Caseworker Drop-In Hours

Civics & Social Services Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Are you looking for shelter, food, or other resources? Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the REACH program of Evergreen Treatment Services. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, August 3, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Multilevel English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: Русский. English. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. This class is taught in English. Registration required. Description: Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, August 3, 2020, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

CANCELED - Adult Education Tutoring

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

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Practice your English conversational 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 program is for beginning to advanced level learners. English Circle use a secure Zoom classroom. The instructor will send you a link before the session starts. Participants will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis. English Circle will meet July 6 - September 12. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, August 3, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - High Intermediate English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. Español. Tiểng Việt. Soomaali. Summary: ACRS summer quarter is from July 6th to September 10th. All the citizenship classes will be provided online. This class is taught in English. Registration required. Description: Please complete the registration form and contact ACRS staff Socheata Suon for details: Phone 206-462-3336, Text 253-260-4277. Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact: Ask Us. Monday, August 3, 2020, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.