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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 of… 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, September 24, 2018, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Ready to Work Class - English, Computer & Job Skills

Basic Skills Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Get help with English language skills, job finding, support services and computer skills. Registration is required. Description: The program combines English classes with computer literacy instruction and case management to help immigrants gain job readiness skills and take steps toward economic self-sufficiency. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Call Rainier Beach Branch at 206-386-1906 to register. For more information, go to visit http://www.seattle.gov/iandraffairs/RTW. Translation: ሬዲ ቱ ዎርክ" የኢ. ኤስ. ኤል; የኮምፒዩተር ትምህርት; የድጋፍ እገልግሎቶች እና ስራ የማፈላለግ ድጋፍ በነጻ የሚሰጥ ፕሮግራም ነው 免費ESL課程+基礎電腦課程+職業輔導以及支援服務 Barnaamijka U Diyaar Garowga Shaqo waa mid la-cag la’aan ah barashada ESL + fasalka kombuyuutar-ka + qof kula shaqeeyo + taakuleynta baahidaada. Ready To Work es un programa gratuito que incluye El ingles como Segunda Lengua (ESL) + Clase de computación + Servicios de apoyo + Ayuda para conseguir el empleo Ready To Work là một chương trình bảo gồm lớp ESL miển phí + lớp vi tính + c… 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, September 24, 2018, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's story time at the Central Library!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y jugeos divertidos en español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Children’s Story Time

StoryTime Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Capitol Hill branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, crafts and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time at the Lamb of God Church

StoryTime Where: Lake City Branch. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: Lamb of God Church 12509 27th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98125. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Lamb of God Church. Bring your children from birth through 6 years old to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs crafts and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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, September 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

CANCELED - Firefighter Story Time

StoryTime Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Rainier Beach Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with Seattle firefighters. Description: Seattle firefighters will read books about fire safety and display some of their firefighting equipment. 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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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, September 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Ballard branch library! Bring your lap babies to enjoy tummy time, stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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, September 24, 2018, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Thrilling Tales: A Storytime for Grownups

Authors & Books Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Need a mid-day break? Two Mondays a month at noon you can laugh, gasp and shudder to live readings. This week's story is "The Sea Raiders," by H.G. Wells. 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! This Week's stories are "The Sea Raiders," by H.G. Wells. Out of the sunless depths they came, with a taste for human flesh. Also "The Wife’s Story," by Ursula K. LeGuin. He was such a gentle husband and a good father – until a strange change took hold. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Brown bag lunches and knitting are welcome. Doors open at 11:40 a.m. Stories start at 12:05 p.m. and are finished no later than 12:50 p.m. Contact Info: *Central Library. Contact: David Wright. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, September 24, 2018, 12:05 PM – 12:50 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Ballard branch library! Bring your lap babies to enjoy tummy time, stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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, September 24, 2018, 12:45 PM – 1:15 PM.

Beginner English Class

Basic Skills Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets September 24 - December 12, Mondays & Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00 p.m. For students who speak little or no English. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please attend class and speak to the instructor to find out if you can register. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan poco o nada de inglés. 针对不会讲英文或是英文程度很低的学生. Dành cho học sinh biết rất ít hoặc không biết tiếng Anh. Ardayda aan ku hadli karin Ingiriiska ama wax yar ku hadla. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, September 24, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Community Resource Specialist Drop-In Hours

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 165 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Español. Summary: Are you looking for housing, shelter, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, September 24, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Library Play Time

Kids & Families Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Jim Thixton and Carol Bennett Thixton Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Bring your children to the library to play, read and meet other families. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, September 24, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Talk Time English Conversation Class

Basic Skills Where: Fremont Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Talk Time Summary: Gratis, prácticas de conversación en inglés. Todos los niveles. Inscripción no necesaria. 免费英文对话练习班.所有程度. 不需要报名. Thực hành đàm thoại tiếng Anh miễn phí. Tất cả các trình độ. Không cần đăng ký. Talk Time Description: This program is for all ability levels. Participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Offered in partnership with Literacy Source. Translation: Come to a free English conversation class to practice speaking English. More ESL Programs: http://www.spl.org/esol. Contact Info: Fremont Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, September 24, 2018, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, September 24, 2018, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. 中文. Русский. Tiểng Việt. Soomaali. አማርኛ. 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. 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 vự… 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, September 24, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Student Success. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, September 24, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, September 24, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Teen Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, September 24, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Student Success. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, September 24, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, September 24, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Homework Help is available for K-12 students when Seattle’s public schools are in session. For the safety and comfort of children, a responsible parent or caregiver should accompany children… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Learning Buddies for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, September 24, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: 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, September 24, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help at Lake City Community Center

HomeworkHelp Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Lake City Community Center. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Student Success for all ages. 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, September 24, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Back to School!/¡De Regreso a la Escuela!

South Park Branch Where: South Park Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Español. Summary: Find out how the Library can help you succeed in school and see what's happening at South Park Branch this Fall! Description: Meet our staff, get free school supplies and take part in a scavenger hunt! Refreshments will be provided. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Translation: ¡Descubra cómo la biblioteca puede ayudarlo a tener éxito en la escuela y vea que está pasando en la sucursal de South Park este ontoño! ¡Conozca a nuestro personal, obtenga gratis útiles escolares y participe en la búsqueda de tesoros! Disfrute de bocadillos. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, September 24, 2018, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Intermediate English Class

Basic Skills Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets September 24 - December 12, Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m. For students who speak some English. Registration and testing during the first two weeks of class. Description: Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please attend class and speak to the instructor to find out if you can register. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan algo de inglés. 针对会讲一些英文的学生. Dành cho học sinh nói được tiếng Anh. Ardayda Ingiriis xooga ku hadla. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, September 24, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, September 24, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Green Lake library! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Green Lake Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, September 24, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Family Story Time

StoryTime Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, September 24, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: University Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, September 24, 2018, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Family Story Time

StoryTime Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Queen Anne Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Queen Anne 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, September 24, 2018, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

National Voter Registration Day Table

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 3 - The Norcliffe Foundation Living Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Are you registered to vote? Interested in getting information about voter registration and upcoming elections? The League of Women Voters of Seattle-King County can help. Description: Tuesday September 25th is National Voter Registration Day around the United States. The League of Women Voters of Seattle-King County will have a table for voting information and voter registration at the Central Library on Level 3 in the Living Room from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to stop by, ask questions and pick up brochures and handouts. For more information, please visit https://nationalvoterregistrationday.org/. Visit Level 7 at the Central Library for a display on… 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. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Drop-in for Veteran Services

Civics & Social Services Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a drop-in event with Supportive Services for Veteran Families to see if you qualify for assistance if you have been in the military and are experiencing homelessness. Description: Drop-in and speak with a Veteran specialist from Supportive Services for Veteran Families to see if you qualify for assistance. Have you ever been in the military? Are you experiencing homelessness? Do you have very low income? We can help you find housing. Services provided: • Rapid access to housing • Counseling • Financial planning • Access to transportation • Access to income resources • Help with expenses • Help with legal issues • Access to medical care. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Ballard Branch. Contact: General inquiries, please call 206-545-2344. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, September 25, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Ready to Work Class - English, Computer & Job Skills

Basic Skills Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Get help with English language skills, job finding, support services and computer skills. Registration is required. Description: The program combines English classes with computer literacy instruction and case management to help immigrants gain job readiness skills and take steps toward economic self-sufficiency. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Call Rainier Beach Branch at 206-386-1906 to register. For more information, go to visit http://www.seattle.gov/iandraffairs/RTW. Translation: ሬዲ ቱ ዎርክ" የኢ. ኤስ. ኤል; የኮምፒዩተር ትምህርት; የድጋፍ እገልግሎቶች እና ስራ የማፈላለግ ድጋፍ በነጻ የሚሰጥ ፕሮግራም ነው 免費ESL課程+基礎電腦課程+職業輔導以及支援服務 Barnaamijka U Diyaar Garowga Shaqo waa mid la-cag la’aan ah barashada ESL + fasalka kombuyuutar-ka + qof kula shaqeeyo + taakuleynta baahidaada. Ready To Work es un programa gratuito que incluye El ingles como Segunda Lengua (ESL) + Clase de computación + Servicios de apoyo + Ayuda para conseguir el empleo Ready To Work là một chương trình bảo gồm lớp ESL miển phí + lớp vi tính + c… Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

Community Resource Specialist Drop-In Hours

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 165 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Español. Summary: Are you looking for housing, shelter, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Intermediate English Class - For Immigrants & Refugees

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Practice reading, writing, speaking, listening, vocabulary, and grammar. For students who speak some English. Registration and testing during the first two weeks of class. Description: For immigrants and refugees only. No temporary visas accepted. Registration and testing on September 25. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Offered in partnership with Seattle Central College. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan algo de inglés. 针对会讲一些英文的学生. Dành cho học sinh nói được tiếng Anh. Ardayda Ingiriis xooga ku hadla. Contact Info: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:45 PM.

Intermediate English Class - For Immigrants and Refugees

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets September 25 - December 6, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30- 12:45 p.m. For students who speak some English. Registration and testing during the first two weeks of class. Description: For immigrants and refugees who speak some English. No temporary visas (including B, F, J, M, student visas) accepted. Registration and testing on the first day of class. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Offered in partnership with Seattle Central College. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan algo de inglés. 针对会讲一些英文的学生. Dành cho học sinh nói được tiếng Anh. Ardayda Ingiriis xooga ku hadla. Contact Info: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:45 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your babies ages 0-12 months to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Contact: Amanda Hua. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Come to Baby Story Time at West Seattle Branch! This fun, four-session program builds Early Literacy skills through books, songs & play. For infants ages 4 - 12 months (sorry, older sibs need to stay at home). 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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: West Seattle 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, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

StoryTime Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for children ages birth to 5. Description: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Free play and circle time from 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:45 - noon. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at Douglass-Truth! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Beacon Hill Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Job Search One-On-One

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Need a job? We can help! Get free one-on-one help with your job search plan from a WorkSource specialist. Description: Help topics may include: • resume • cover letter • online job search • applying for jobs • interviewing techniques This takes place at the Central Library's Job Resource Center, located on level 7. 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. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

Spanish Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Northgate Branch! Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Northgate Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: It is story time at the Northgate Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Tech Help

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with basic 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. Call 206-386-4636 or sign up in person at the Level 5 Reference Desk. Appointments are scheduled for up to one hour. 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. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Central Library! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Suggested age: birth - 1 year. 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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Reading Between the Lines: A Poetry Appreciation Group

Poetry Where: Central Library. Room Location: Books Spiral 6 - Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join fellow poetry lovers to read and discuss poems. Poetry selections are provided for readers in the group. Description: This weekly group is for people who love to read, think about and discuss poetry. Drop in and see if it's for you. We read both contemporary poets and the classics. Each week focuses on a different poet selected by group members. 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. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Tech Help

Fremont Branch Where: Fremont Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. 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 206-684-4084. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes. 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, September 25, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your babies (ages 0-12 months) to enjoy books, bouncing rhymes, movement, music and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Lynn. Description: Then stay and play with age-appropriate toys. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Young Adult Drop-In

Teens Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 3 - Starbucks Teen Center. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Teens and young adults! Come hang out, grab a snack, play some games and get connected with library and community resources during this no-pressure drop-in. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library Teen Center. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, September 25, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Fake News Survival Guide: Resources & Tips For Staying Informed

Technology Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 4 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Class type: Other. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: This class provides an overview of fake news and the information cycle, instructions on how to evaluate information, and provides resources/best practices for identifying fake news. Class 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. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Detective Cookie's Chess Club

Kids & Families Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Children and teens, ages 7 and up, are invited to join the group. Family and community members are also welcome. Drop by to learn and play chess! Description: This urban chess club has been ongoing since 2007. New members are always welcome! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: High Point Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: 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, September 25, 2018, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: South Park Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Teen Service Learning

Southwest Branch Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects to benefit the library and community. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you. Submit an online application. The Teen Services Librarian will then schedule a time to talk with you about service learning at the Southwest Branch and orient you to service learning. Service Learning will be held from September 18 - March 5. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: https://www.spl.org/about-us/support-us/volunteer/teen-volunteer-opportunities. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:15 PM – 5:45 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. 中文. Русский. Tiểng Việt. Soomaali. 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. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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 a… 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. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Youth Drop in Chess

High Point Branch 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. 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, September 25, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Student Success. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Teen Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Homework Help is available for K-12 students when Seattle’s public schools are in session. For the safety and comfort of children, a responsible parent or caregiver should accompany children… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Learning Buddies for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Student Success. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help at Lake City Community Center

HomeworkHelp Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Lake City Community Center. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Student Success for all ages. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Beginner English Class

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 2 - Howard S. Wright Family & Janet W. Ketcham Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Practice reading, writing, speaking, listening, vocabulary, and grammar. For students who speak little or no English. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan algo de inglés. 针对会讲一些英文的学生. Dành cho học sinh nói được tiếng Anh. Ardayda Ingiriis xooga ku hadla. Contact Info: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Beginner English Class

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 2 - Howard S. Wright Family & Janet W. Ketcham Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets September 25 - December 13, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:30 -7:30 p.m. For students who speak some English. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan algo de inglés. 针对会讲一些英文的学生. Dành cho học sinh nói được tiếng Anh. Ardayda Ingiriis xooga ku hadla. Contact Info: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko Oo Soomali Ah (Somali Story Time)

StoryTime Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: It is Somali Story Time at the Rainier Beach Branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes and fun in Somali. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Family Story Time

StoryTime Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the University Branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Kristin. 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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: University Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Family-Friendly English Class

Basic Skills Where: South Park Branch. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets September 26 - December 13, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. For all English levels. Registration on the first day of class. Description: Families welcome – activities for children during class. For all levels of English. Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Translation: Familias bienvenidas – Actividades para niños durante la clase. Todos los niveles. 欢迎家人参加—课上有为小孩子准备的活动. 所有程度. Chào đón các gia đình - có các hoạt động cho trẻ em trong lớp học. Tất cả các trình độ. Soo dhawaada qoysaska—hawla ciyaalka loogu talagalay inta fasalka lagu jiro. Dhammaan heerarka. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 9:45 AM – 11:00 AM.

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

StoryTime Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. English. Summary: 幼兒樂園裡 孩子們可透過玩遊戲 英文兒歌敎唱 讀故事書 做簡易手工及玩各類玩具等不同的活動方式 達到啟蒙的目的並協助幼兒們提前適應將來入學的環境 且更可幚助幼兒學習到如何與別人分享及相處的經驗。而幼兒的照顧者更可藉此機會與社區內其他幼兒照顧者交換資訊及經驗並拓展人際關係. 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. Translation: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Through this group children are being prepared for preschool and kindergarten learning environments, as well as building relationship with other children. Caregivers also build and strengthen connection and communication with their children, and connect with other caregivers in the community. The Kaleidoscope… More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Ready to Work Class - English, Computer & Job Skills

Basic Skills Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Get help with English language skills, job finding, support services and computer skills. Registration is required. Description: The program combines English classes with computer literacy instruction and case management to help immigrants gain job readiness skills and take steps toward economic self-sufficiency. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Call Rainier Beach Branch at 206-386-1906 to register. For more information, go to visit http://www.seattle.gov/iandraffairs/RTW. Translation: ሬዲ ቱ ዎርክ" የኢ. ኤስ. ኤል; የኮምፒዩተር ትምህርት; የድጋፍ እገልግሎቶች እና ስራ የማፈላለግ ድጋፍ በነጻ የሚሰጥ ፕሮግራም ነው 免費ESL課程+基礎電腦課程+職業輔導以及支援服務 Barnaamijka U Diyaar Garowga Shaqo waa mid la-cag la’aan ah barashada ESL + fasalka kombuyuutar-ka + qof kula shaqeeyo + taakuleynta baahidaada. Ready To Work es un programa gratuito que incluye El ingles como Segunda Lengua (ESL) + Clase de computación + Servicios de apoyo + Ayuda para conseguir el empleo Ready To Work là một chương trình bảo gồm lớp ESL miển phí + lớp vi tính + c… 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, September 26, 2018, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler Story Time at the Greenwood branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Columbia Branch! (It is Spanish story time at the Columbia Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Columbia Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Children’s Story Time

StoryTime Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Children's Story Time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, dancing, singing and parachute-play with our children's librarian, Ms. Lynn. 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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

StoryTime Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring the whole family to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

StoryTime Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Kaleidoscope play & learn offers a chance for children and their families to come play and have a good time. This group is open to children of all abilities, ages 18 months to 5 years old. Description: Children learn and explore through the use of art, music, toys and more. Families learn about their child's development and community resources available to them. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Preschool Story Time

StoryTime Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It's Preschool Story Time at the West Seattle Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. For children ages 3 - 5 years old. 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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: West Seattle 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, September 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Capitol Hill branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, crafts and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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, September 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Central Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Job Search One-On-One

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Need a job? We can help! Get free one-on-one help with your job search plan from a WorkSource specialist. Description: Help topics may include: • resume • cover letter • online job search • applying for jobs • interviewing techniques This takes place at the Central Library's Job Resource Center, located on level 7. 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, September 26, 2018, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

Family Story Time

StoryTime Where: Fremont Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Fremont Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Children's Story Time

StoryTime Where: Montlake Branch. Room Location: Don G. and Jane Markham Abel Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Montlake Library! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Montlake Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 11:05 AM – 11:35 AM.

Family Story Time

StoryTime Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Family Story Time at the Greenwood Branch! Bring your children of all ages to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

StoryTime Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is preschool story time at the South Park Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Miss Bea. 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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

StoryTime Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the University Branch! Bring your families and preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Kristin. 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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: University Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Green Lake library! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Green Lake Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Jim Thixton and Carol Bennett Thixton Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Magnolia branch library! Bring your kids to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Waddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Jim Thixton and Carol Bennett Thixton Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Magnolia branch library! Bring your kids to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Beginner English Class

Basic Skills Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets September 24 - December 12, Mondays & Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00 p.m. For students who speak little or no English. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please attend class and speak to the instructor to find out if you can register. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan poco o nada de inglés. 针对不会讲英文或是英文程度很低的学生. Dành cho học sinh biết rất ít hoặc không biết tiếng Anh. Ardayda aan ku hadli karin Ingiriiska ama wax yar ku hadla. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Tablet Basics at Senior Center of West Seattle

West Seattle Branch Where: non-library location. Address: Senior Center of West Seattle 4217 SW Oregon St. Class type: Computer Basics. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Baffled by touch screens and "apps"? This class provides a friendly introduction to using iPads and other tablets. Registration is required. Description: Learn about terminology, settings and notifications, using the keyboard, and finding and managing all kinds of apps. We’ll provide iPads for use in this class – class size limited to 8; others are welcome with their own iPads. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Please call the Senior Center of West Seattle to register: 206-932-4044. Contact Info: West Seattle 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, September 26, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at Douglass-Truth! Bring your infants age 0-12 months to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 1:00 PM – 1:40 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Beacon Hill branch! Babies 0-14 months enjoy rhymes, songs and parachute fun with our children's librarian (older sister and brother "helpers" are welcome). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Teen Time

Teens Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Play games, hang out, and make new friends this summer at the NewHolly Branch. Description: Drop in to Teen Time for fun activities, including board and video games. Bring a friend and we'll bring the games! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

Community Resource Specialist Drop-In Hours

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 165 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Español. Summary: Are you looking for housing, shelter, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Painting on the iPad: ArtRage Basics at Senior Center of West Seattle

West Seattle Branch Where: non-library location. Address: Senior Center of West Seattle 4217 SW Oregon St. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Paint your masterpiece but without the mess! Description: Learn how to paint and sketch using “Artrage," natural painting software for the iPad. iPads will be provided for the workshop. Class size limited to 8. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Please call the Senior Center of West Seattle to register: 206-932-4044. Contact Info: West Seattle 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, September 26, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library and United Way of King County are working together to offer free post-season tax help at the Central Library. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. 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. More Tax Help...: https://beta.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

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

Learning Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 3 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Class type: Microsoft Office. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: The Library is offering the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification exams free of charge - a value of more than $125 per exam. Registration is required. Description: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective college. MOS certifications validate ones tech knowledge in a Microsoft Office application. MTA certifications are for tech professionals with tracks in software development, databases (data platform administration and business intelligence), and IT infrastructure (desktop and server infrastructure and private clou… Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Online registration is required. Registration opens one month in advance. 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, September 26, 2018, 3:15 PM – 5:45 PM.

Game On!

Teens Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 3 - Starbucks Teen Center. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Come to the library for a drop-in, open play session with Wii and xBox 360 games, board games, and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library Teen Center. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, September 26, 2018, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Teen Space

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. 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, September 26, 2018, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: 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, September 26, 2018, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. 中文. Русский. Tiểng Việt. Soomaali. አማርኛ. 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. 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 vự… 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Teen Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Student Success. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help at Lake City Community Center

HomeworkHelp Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Lake City Community Center. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Student Success for all ages. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Intermediate English Class

Basic Skills Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets September 24 - December 12, Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m. For students who speak some English. Registration and testing during the first two weeks of class. Description: Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please attend class and speak to the instructor to find out if you can register. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan algo de inglés. 针对会讲一些英文的学生. Dành cho học sinh nói được tiếng Anh. Ardayda Ingiriis xooga ku hadla. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Microsoft Excel 2013 Basics

Technology Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 4 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Class type: Microsoft Office. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn how to build an Excel worksheet from beginning to end, discover the easiest ways to enter data, change data, format your worksheets, save and print them. Class 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. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Spanish Circle

Spanish Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 1 - Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Talk Time Summary: ¡Hola! Want to become fluent in Spanish or maintain your skills? Come to a free 10-week language conversation program to practice Spanish. Talk Time Description: This program is for intermediate to advanced level learners. Participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This class occasionally will meet in both Room 1 and 2 on Level 4. Please check both. Translation: Practique su español en la biblioteca. Para niveles intermedio y avanzado. Programa gratuito. Contact Info: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Homework Help is available for K-12 students when Seattle’s public schools are in session. For the safety and comfort of children, a responsible parent or caregiver should accompany children… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Learning Buddies for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Pajamas & Puppets

StoryTime Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It's time for pajamas and puppets at the Northeast Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy a puppet show -- along with stories, rhymes, songs and fun -- with our children's librarian. Description: Pajamas are welcome and encouraged! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Family-Friendly English Class

Basic Skills Where: South Park Branch. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets September 26 - December 13, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. For all English levels. Registration on the first day of class. Description: Families welcome – activities for children during class. For all levels of English. Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Translation: Familias bienvenidas – Actividades para niños durante la clase. Todos los niveles. 欢迎家人参加—课上有为小孩子准备的活动. 所有程度. Chào đón các gia đình - có các hoạt động cho trẻ em trong lớp học. Tất cả các trình độ. Soo dhawaada qoysaska—hawla ciyaalka loogu talagalay inta fasalka lagu jiro. Dhammaan heerarka. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 9:45 AM – 11:00 AM.

Employment Assistance With Neighborhood House

Civics & Social Services Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a drop-in event with Neighborhood House to see if you qualify for employment assistance, if you are eligible for or currently on Basic Food. Description: Drop-in and speak with an employment specialist or case manager from Neighborhood House to see if you qualify for assistance. Are you seeking living wage employment? Are you interested in furthering your education? Do you need help writing a resume and applying for jobs? The Neighborhood House team can help you out! Services provided: • Healthcare Employment Training • Youth Employment Programs • Childcare Certificate Training • Interview Preparation • Access to income resources • Help wi… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Ballard Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Ready to Work Class - English, Computer & Job Skills

Basic Skills Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Get help with English language skills, job finding, support services and computer skills. Registration is required. Description: The program combines English classes with computer literacy instruction and case management to help immigrants gain job readiness skills and take steps toward economic self-sufficiency. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Call Rainier Beach Branch at 206-386-1906 to register. For more information, go to visit http://www.seattle.gov/iandraffairs/RTW. Translation: ሬዲ ቱ ዎርክ" የኢ. ኤስ. ኤል; የኮምፒዩተር ትምህርት; የድጋፍ እገልግሎቶች እና ስራ የማፈላለግ ድጋፍ በነጻ የሚሰጥ ፕሮግራም ነው 免費ESL課程+基礎電腦課程+職業輔導以及支援服務 Barnaamijka U Diyaar Garowga Shaqo waa mid la-cag la’aan ah barashada ESL + fasalka kombuyuutar-ka + qof kula shaqeeyo + taakuleynta baahidaada. Ready To Work es un programa gratuito que incluye El ingles como Segunda Lengua (ESL) + Clase de computación + Servicios de apoyo + Ayuda para conseguir el empleo Ready To Work là một chương trình bảo gồm lớp ESL miển phí + lớp vi tính + c… 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, September 27, 2018, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is toddler story time at the Northgate Branch! Join us to enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with our children's librarian. For children ages 1-3. 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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Intermediate English Class - For Immigrants & Refugees

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Practice reading, writing, speaking, listening, vocabulary, and grammar. For students who speak some English. Registration and testing during the first two weeks of class. Description: For immigrants and refugees only. No temporary visas accepted. Registration and testing on September 25. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Offered in partnership with Seattle Central College. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan algo de inglés. 针对会讲一些英文的学生. Dành cho học sinh nói được tiếng Anh. Ardayda Ingiriis xooga ku hadla. Contact Info: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:45 PM.

Intermediate English Class - For Immigrants and Refugees

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets September 25 - December 6, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30- 12:45 p.m. For students who speak some English. Registration and testing during the first two weeks of class. Description: For immigrants and refugees who speak some English. No temporary visas (including B, F, J, M, student visas) accepted. Registration and testing on the first day of class. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Offered in partnership with Seattle Central College. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan algo de inglés. 针对会讲一些英文的学生. Dành cho học sinh nói được tiếng Anh. Ardayda Ingiriis xooga ku hadla. Contact Info: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:45 PM.

Children Story Time

StoryTime Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at Douglass-Truth! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

StoryTime Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Family Story Time at the Greenwood Branch! Bring your children of all ages to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Grupo Bilingüe De Juegos / Bilingual Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

StoryTime Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Español. Summary: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for children ages birth to 5. Description: Niños escuchan cuentos, cantan y participan en actividades de artes con sus padres o cuidador durante la hora de grupo. Tambien hay tiempo para que los niños exploran varios juguetes y actividades. El hora de Juego Libre y Tiempo de Círculo de 10:30 a 11:30 a.m. Les animamos a los padres y cuidadores traer una comida para comer con su niño/a y compartir en grupo. A traves de este grupo, los niños reciben preparacion para el ambiente de aprendizaje que se encuentra en el prescolar y kinder, ademas de for… 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. Translation: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Free play and circle time from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:30 - noon. Through this group children are being prepared for preschool and kindergarten learning environments as well as building relationship with others. Caregivers also build up… More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Story Time

StoryTime Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Beacon Hill Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Story Time

StoryTime Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Central Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your toddlers ages 1-3 years old to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Contact: Amanda Hu. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, September 27, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Drop-In Preschool Art

Kids & Families Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Join our guest teacher, Miss Lisa, to complete art projects using nature, recycled materials, and more! For ages 2-5. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Delridge 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, September 27, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Description: 所有活动均为免费。在各分馆设有限额免费停车位. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Children’s Story Time

StoryTime Where: Madrona/Sally Goldmark Branch. Room Location: Mimi Howard Reading Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Madrona Sally-Goldmark! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, crafts and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Madrona/Sally Goldmark Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Family Story Time

StoryTime Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the NewHolly Library! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Family Story Time

StoryTime Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Queen Anne Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Queen Anne 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, September 27, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Family Story Time

StoryTime Where: Wallingford Branch. Room Location: Community meeting room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Wallingford library! Bring your babies, preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Wallingford Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

StoryTime Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It's preschool story time at the Northgate Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. For children ages 3 - 5. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Tech Help

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with basic 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. Call 206-386-4636 or sign up in person at the Level 5 Reference Desk. Appointments are scheduled for up to one hour. 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, September 27, 2018, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Greenwood Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Columbia Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Columbia branch! Babies 0-14 months enjoy rhymes, songs and parachute fun with our children's librarian (older sister and brother "helpers" are welcome). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Lake City Branch at the Lake City Farmers' Market

Fun & Games Where: non-library location. Address: Lake City Farmers Market NE 125th & 28th NE. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join Lake City Library staff for stories, crafts, STEM, artistic performances, cultural celebrations and library material checkouts through out the summer. Description: Check the calendar for events which are being listed individually for each Thursday this summer during the Farmers' Market. Notes: Though Lake City Branch is closed for remodeling, staff will be on hand at the Farmers' Market and other venues throughout the closure. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Contact: Nancy Pew. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, September 27, 2018, 3:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tech Help

Beacon Hill Branch Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: 中文. English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Come to the Library for up to 45 minutes for 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 45 minutes. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Librarylab: Family Bristlebot Challenge

Make & Build Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Work together to design, tinker, and test your own family Bristlebot robot. Description: Librarylab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering, and math concepts through play, experimentation, and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges and let us show you how to do and create amazing things using digital technology. 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. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Student Success. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Teen Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Student Success. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help at Lake City Community Center

HomeworkHelp Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Lake City Community Center. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Student Success for all ages. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Beginner English Class

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 2 - Howard S. Wright Family & Janet W. Ketcham Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Practice reading, writing, speaking, listening, vocabulary, and grammar. For students who speak little or no English. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan algo de inglés. 针对会讲一些英文的学生. Dành cho học sinh nói được tiếng Anh. Ardayda Ingiriis xooga ku hadla. Contact Info: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Beginner English Class

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 2 - Howard S. Wright Family & Janet W. Ketcham Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets September 25 - December 13, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:30 -7:30 p.m. For students who speak some English. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan algo de inglés. 针对会讲一些英文的学生. Dành cho học sinh nói được tiếng Anh. Ardayda Ingiriis xooga ku hadla. Contact Info: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Chess Club

Northeast Branch Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come play a game of chess! Children, teens and adults - people of all ages are invited to drop by for fun and casual games of chess. Chess puzzles and basic chess instruction also available. Description: All skill levels are welcome. Chess sets and guidance by an adult chess coach will be available. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Rainier Beach Branch 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. 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. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Homework Help is available for K-12 students when Seattle’s public schools are in session. For the safety and comfort of children, a responsible parent or caregiver should accompany children… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Learning Buddies for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, September 27, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Arjun Singh Sethi discusses 'American Hate'

Authors & Books Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: In "American Hate: Survivors Speak Out," Arjun Singh Sethi, a community activist and civil rights lawyer, chronicles the stories of individuals affected by hate. Description: A collection of testimonials from individuals impacted by hate before and after the 2016 presidential election. “Why am I in this country now? Should I move elsewhere? Do I want to raise my kids in this country, where hate is so visible and rampant? I’ve been in this fight for decades, but even I struggle. Deep down, though, I know we need to stay the course and continue the fight.” —Marwan Kreidie, after a pig’s head was thrown at the Al-Aqsa Islamic Society Mosque in Philadelphia Arjun Singh Sethi i… View in Catalog: "American Hate" by Arjun Singh Sethi. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, author series sponsor Gary Kunis, and media sponsor The Seattle Times and presented in partnership with ChangeLab, the American Muslim Empowerment Network, and Elliott Bay Book Company. 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, September 27, 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM.

Tech Help

Beacon Hill Branch Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: 中文. English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Come to the Library for up to 45 minutes 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 45 minutes. 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, September 28, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

¡Fiestas de alfabetización temprana!

South Park Branch Where: South Park Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: ¿Qué puede hacer usted para preparar a sus niños para que estén listos para la escuela? Description: Fiestas es una serie de 5 talleres ofrecidos totalmente en español y de forma gratuita. El programa está dirigido a familias y personas al cuidado de niños desde recién nacidos hasta los 5 años de edad. Nuestra serie hace énfasis en 5 habilidades de alfabetización temprana y ofrecerá libros y actividades nuevas. Asista a la serie complete ó tantas veces como su calendario lo permita. ¡Asistentes de series anteriores también son bienvenidos y habrá actividades para los niños! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, September 28, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is baby story time at the Northgate Branch! Bring your infants age 0-12 months to enjoy music and fun with our children's librarian. Stay afterward for a social playtime with other families. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, September 28, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

Spanish Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Greenwood! (It is Spanish story time at the Greenwood Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Greenwood Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, September 28, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories, and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, September 28, 2018, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Broadview Branch! Bring your young babies (pre-walkers!) to enjoy rhymes, songs and baby fun with Miss Louisa. Stay after to play and meet other neighborhood families. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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. Friday, September 28, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Afternoon Book Group

Book Groups Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Greenwood Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is “The High Mountains of Portugal” by Yann Martel. Book Description: The High Mountains of Portugal --part quest, part ghost story, part contemporary fable--offers a haunting exploration of great love and great loss. Filled with tenderness, humor, and endless surprise, it takes the reader on a road trip through Portugal in the last century--and through the human soul. View in Catalog: "The High Mountains of Portugal" by Yann Martel. Next Month's Title: “The Soul of an Octopus” by Sy Montgomery. Notes: This group meets the last Friday of the month at 2 p.m. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, September 28, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Community Resource Specialist Drop-In Hours

Ballard Branch Where: Ballard 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: 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. Friday, September 28, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Community Resource Specialist Drop-In Hours

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 165 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Español. Summary: Are you looking for housing, shelter, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, September 28, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Biz Fair at Renton Technical College

Outside the Library Where: non-library location. Address: Renton Technical College 3000 NE 4th St. Renton, WA 98056. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come find out how the library can help you start or grow your business at Biz Fair. Description: Look for representatives from the Library who will be at the Washington State Small Business Fair to talk about tools and resources to support your business information needs. The library is just one of the exhibitors at this event and you’ll find federal, state and local government agencies, and business and trade associations that are also on hand to help you get the information you need to start or grow your business. You’ll find seminars that cover important, up-to-date topics for all stages of… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Contact: Jay Lyman. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, September 29, 2018, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

Community Volunteer Training

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: All are welcome to attend a free day of workshops and conversations to support English language learners and adult basic education students in Seattle and King County. Registration is required. Description: Schedule Keynote: 9:00 to 9:30 a.m. Unconscious and Implicit Bias, Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee: We volunteer with desire and willingness to support communities who face obstacles in society. However, do our behaviors always reflect our values? Learn the science of cognitive biases we all have and why our skills and practices matter more than our conscious intentions. Session 1: 9:45 to 11:15 a.m. • Unconscious and Implicit Bias Unpacked*: In this session, we dig deeper into the research behind unconscious… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Online registration is required. Offered in partnership with King County Library System, Seattle Goodwill, OneAmerica, Seattle Central College, and Literacy Source. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 8:45 AM – 1:00 PM.

Family Story Time

StoryTime Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northgate Branch! Join us to enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with our children's librarian. Stay afterward for a social playtime with other families. All ages welcome! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Columbia Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler Story Time at the Columbia branch! Toddlers 14- 36 months enjoy rhymes, songs and parachute fun with our children's librarian (older sister and brother "helpers" are welcome. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. 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. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Broadview Branch Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. 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. 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 vự… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. 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, September 29, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Beyond Google workshop at Biz Fair

Outside the Library Where: non-library location. Address: Biz Fair Renton Technical College 3000 NE 4th St. Renton, WA 98056. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Find out how to easily navigate various databases available through your local library to help you make informed decisions in your business planning, marketing, site location and market analysis. Description: Whatever stage your business is at, it’s vital to stay ahead of the competition. Information is key to success but can be expensive or time-consuming if you don’t know where to look. Find out how to easily navigate various databases available through your local library to help you make informed decisions in your business planning, marketing, site location and market analysis. Also, gain valuable information and insights to better understand local economic conditions, customers, and more. Instructors: Jay… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Contact: Jay Lyman. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, September 29, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: International District/Chinatown Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Description: 所有活动均为免费。在各分馆设有限额免费停车位. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Parking is available on the streets around the branch. Patrons may pay to park in the garage beneath International District Village Square II. Enter the garage from the two-way alley behind the building via South Lane or South Dearborn. Daily p… More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: International District/Chinatown Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Learning Buddies Program Orientation

Teens Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Orientation for teens participating in Fall Learning Buddies at the Douglass-Truth Branch. Description: Orientation for teens participating in Fall Learning Buddies at the Douglass-Truth Library. At Learning Buddies, teens will earn service learning credit for reading and playing math games with kids grades K-5. Notes: For more information on volunteering for this program please visit Teen Service Learning. More...: https://www.spl.org/teenservicelearning. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM.

Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Tiểng Việt. Summary: Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese story times for young children!). Description: Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca. 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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Delridge 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, September 29, 2018, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Medicare Made Clear Workshop

Magnolia Branch Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Jim Thixton and Carol Bennett Thixton Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: New to Medicare? Have questions? Get answers at this workshop with Jean Cormier of Cormier Insurance Company. Description: This workshop will give an overview of the different parts of Medicare, what each part covers and how they work. Learn the different ways you can receive your benefits, including the pros and cons of each and approximate costs. Enrollment and eligibility guidelines will be covered. The presenter is not connected with the Federal Medicare Program. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Beacon Hill Branch! (It is Spanish story time at the Beacon Hill Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Beacon Hill Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Seattle Writes: Jumpstart Your Novel

Seattle Writes Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Class type: Other. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Get started – or recharge – and keep going on your novel! Novelist Susan Meyers helps you get focused and committed to your idea or work in progress. Description: You’ve got a great idea for a novel, but how do you get started? National Novel Writing Month is coming up—and this is the class to get you going! Come spend an afternoon learning how to plan your project, capture your readers’ interest, and get yourself launched! We’ll look at key craft elements from premise statements to inciting incidents and engage in writing exercises to help get you started on your own project. Susan V. Meyers is an award-winning novelist who teaches at Hugo House and directs the C… Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required for this writing class, but seating is limited. Seating will be on a first come, first seated basis. Doors to the meeting room will open 30 minutes prior to the start of the class. We’ll try our best to make room for all interested writers, but students may be turned away if the room is filled to capacity. Due to the fire code, we cannot exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Please bring a pen/pencil and paper… Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Intro to Digital Photography

Technology Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 4 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Class type: Digital Creativity. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn how to go beyond automatic to make your camera do what you want it to. Description: Explore what those other modes and settings on your camera can do for your photographs. Also, discuss some basic principles of designing a compelling photograph. For all levels of experience, shooting any digital camera. Bring your camera, a fully-charged battery, a memory card and your camera user’s manual if you have it to class along with 3 photographs to share out of pride or to ask what went wrong or what more could I have done with the camera. Your sample 3 images should be on a flash drive, DVD or… Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. No registration required. The job skills & digital creativity classes are made possible by support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation, and in partnership with South Seattle College. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko oo Soomali ah (Somali Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko oo Soomali ah (Somali Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, September 29, 2018, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Medicare Made Clear Workshop

Queen Anne Branch Where: Queen Anne Branch. Room Location: Stuart H. Prestrud Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: New to Medicare? Have questions? Get answers at this workshop with Jean Cormier of Cormier Insurance Company. Description: This workshop will give an overview of the different parts of Medicare, what each part covers and how they work. Learn the different ways you can receive your benefits, including the pros and cons of each and approximate costs. Enrollment and eligibility guidelines will be covered. The presenter is not connected with the Federal Medicare Program. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Queen Anne 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, September 30, 2018, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM.

Karen Bentley Pollick Plays Bach

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for one of the concerts you don’t want to miss. Great entertainment for the whole family. Karen Bentley Pollick plays Bach at The Public Seattle Library. Description: Karen Bentley Pollick is one of the leading contemporary violinists of America. In 2010 she received a grant from the concerts of the National Endowment for the Arts of Violin and Alternating Currents, and in 2018 Karen received a cash grant for the debated performances of the New York Women Composers for solo concerts with electronics in Seattle, CCRMA Stanford University and SPECTRUMNYC in the spring of 2018 of the year. It is presented on two tracks of "Tightly Wound" by Dorothy Hindman, released on Inno… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Translation: Воскресенье 30 сентябя 2 часа дня Аудитория Майкрософта 1 этаж Карен Бентли Поллик - одна из ведущих современных скрипачей Америки. В 2010 году она получила грант на концерты National Endowment for the Arts of Violin and Alternating Currents, а в 2018 году - денежный грант от New York Women Composers для сольных концертов с электроникой в Сиэтле CCRMA Стэнфордского университета и SPECTRUMNYC весной 2018 года. Ее выступления представлены на двух треках «Tightly Wound» Дороти Хиндман выпущенных на Inno… Contact Info: World Languages. Contact: Leszek Chudzinski. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Sunday, September 30, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Opening Reception for 27th Annual Artist Showcase

Southwest Branch Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: As part of the 27th Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, meet your creative neighbors and see their art on display at the Library! Description: This reception is a chance to discuss art with the artists in a low-key, friendly setting. Artists participating in the Showcase are encouraged to attend the reception. Coffee and dessert will be served at the reception. The 27th Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists. Art work by Southwest community members will be on display at the Southw… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Sunday, September 30, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Seattle Writes: Writing Silence

Seattle Writes Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 1 - Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room. Class type: Other. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Find out how to use words to create a silence that makes your stories richer in this workshop with author Nancy Rawles. Description: How do we write silence? The silence before the storm and the silence after? Silence allows us to look more closely and see things we might not see without it. It fills a conversation with emotion and meaning, opens a window into a character's thoughts, and gives readers and viewer the space to reflect between words. Find out how to use words to create a silence that evokes everyday life and makes any story richer. Nancy Rawles is the author of three award-winning novels, “Love Like Gumbo,” “Crawfish… Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required for this writing class, but seating is limited. Seating will be on a first come, first seated basis. Doors to the meeting room will open 30 minutes prior to the start of the class. We’ll try our best to make room for all interested writers, but students may be turned away if the room is filled to capacity. Due to the fire code, we cannot exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Please bring a pen/pencil and paper… Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Sunday, September 30, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Intro to WordPress

Technology Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 4 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Class type: Digital Creativity. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: In this workshop, we will explore creating a web blog using the wordpress.com web interface. Description: For you to play along with this workshop will need access to your own email account during the workshop so you can set up your WordPress account. You may also come to the workshop and just observe or take notes. Class Notes: Pre-requisites: Computer Basics and Internet Basics, or comparable experience. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The job skills & digital creativity classes are made possible by support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation, and in partnership with South Seattle College. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Sunday, September 30, 2018, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Bow Wows and Books

Magnolia Branch Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Jim Thixton and Carol Bennett Thixton Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Children read aloud to certified therapy dogs from Project Canine. Description: Children ages 5 to 13 are welcome to come read aloud to certified therapy dogs from Project Canine (younger and older siblings are welcome too). The library will have books available and you are welcome to bring your own books as well. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Sunday, September 30, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

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 of… 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, October 1, 2018, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Genealogy: Getting Started

Learning Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 4 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Class type: Genealogy. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Just getting started on your genealogy? Rusty on your research skills? Registration is required. Description: This class will provide research tips, best practices and resources for basic genealogy research. An introduction to family history research and an overview of resources available for research in the Seattle area will be presented by Mahina Oshie, Genealogy Librarian. Sample genealogy charts and bibliographies will be provided in the class. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Contact: Genealogy. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, October 1, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Ready to Work Class - English, Computer & Job Skills

Basic Skills Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Get help with English language skills, job finding, support services and computer skills. Registration is required. Description: The program combines English classes with computer literacy instruction and case management to help immigrants gain job readiness skills and take steps toward economic self-sufficiency. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Call Rainier Beach Branch at 206-386-1906 to register. For more information, go to visit http://www.seattle.gov/iandraffairs/RTW. Translation: ሬዲ ቱ ዎርክ" የኢ. ኤስ. ኤል; የኮምፒዩተር ትምህርት; የድጋፍ እገልግሎቶች እና ስራ የማፈላለግ ድጋፍ በነጻ የሚሰጥ ፕሮግራም ነው 免費ESL課程+基礎電腦課程+職業輔導以及支援服務 Barnaamijka U Diyaar Garowga Shaqo waa mid la-cag la’aan ah barashada ESL + fasalka kombuyuutar-ka + qof kula shaqeeyo + taakuleynta baahidaada. Ready To Work es un programa gratuito que incluye El ingles como Segunda Lengua (ESL) + Clase de computación + Servicios de apoyo + Ayuda para conseguir el empleo Ready To Work là một chương trình bảo gồm lớp ESL miển phí + lớp vi tính + c… 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, October 1, 2018, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's story time at the Central Library!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y jugeos divertidos en español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, October 1, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Beginner English Class

Basic Skills Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets September 24 - December 12, Mondays & Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00 p.m. For students who speak little or no English. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please attend class and speak to the instructor to find out if you can register. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan poco o nada de inglés. 针对不会讲英文或是英文程度很低的学生. Dành cho học sinh biết rất ít hoặc không biết tiếng Anh. Ardayda aan ku hadli karin Ingiriiska ama wax yar ku hadla. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, October 1, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Community Resource Specialist Drop-In Hours

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 165 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Español. Summary: Are you looking for housing, shelter, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, October 1, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Citizenship Class

Citizenship Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Prepare for the citizenship interview and civics test. Get help with the citizenship application. Description: Bring a copy of the front and back of your permanent resident card and driver’s license or identification card. Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Offered in partnership with Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS). Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. To start your citizenship application, go to Citizenship Works. If you have questions, please attend the class and speak with the instructor. In partnership with Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS). Contact Info: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, October 1, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

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

Learning Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 3 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Class type: Microsoft Office. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: The Library is offering the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification exams free of charge - a value of more than $125 per exam. Registration is required. Description: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective college. MOS certifications validate ones tech knowledge in a Microsoft Office application. MTA certifications are for tech professionals with tracks in software development, databases (data platform administration and business intelligence), and IT infrastructure (desktop and server infrastructure and private clou… Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Online registration is required. Registration opens one month in advance. 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, October 1, 2018, 2:15 PM – 4:45 PM.

Library Play Time

Kids & Families Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Jim Thixton and Carol Bennett Thixton Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Bring your children to the library to play, read and meet other families. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, October 1, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

FAFSA/WASFA Fall Workshop

Student Success Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Are you planning to attend college in the 2019-20 school year? Need help filling out the FAFSA or the WASFA? Get help with your financial aid application at one of our financial aid workshops. Description: For the workshop, please remember to bring: Your income information. W-2 forms from all jobs worked in 2017, OR a 2017 tax return. , If you are under 24, we recommend coming to the workshop with at least one parent. However, this is not a requirement. , Your parents’ financial information. One parents' 2017 tax return. , The sooner your financial aid application is completed, the more aid you will potentially receive! If your application isn't completed in the allotted workshop time, followup… 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. Monday, October 1, 2018, 3:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Talk Time English Conversation Class

Basic Skills Where: Fremont Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Talk Time Summary: Gratis, prácticas de conversación en inglés. Todos los niveles. Inscripción no necesaria. 免费英文对话练习班.所有程度. 不需要报名. Thực hành đàm thoại tiếng Anh miễn phí. Tất cả các trình độ. Không cần đăng ký. Talk Time Description: This program is for all ability levels. Participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Offered in partnership with Literacy Source. Translation: Come to a free English conversation class to practice speaking English. More ESL Programs: http://www.spl.org/esol. Contact Info: Fremont Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, October 1, 2018, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, October 1, 2018, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. 中文. Русский. Tiểng Việt. Soomaali. አማርኛ. 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. 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 vự… 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, October 1, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Teen Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, October 1, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Student Success. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, October 1, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Student Success. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, October 1, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: 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, October 1, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, October 1, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Homework Help is available for K-12 students when Seattle’s public schools are in session. For the safety and comfort of children, a responsible parent or caregiver should accompany children… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Learning Buddies for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, October 1, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, October 1, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help at Lake City Community Center

HomeworkHelp Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Lake City Community Center. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Student Success for all ages. 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, October 1, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Learning Buddies

Student Success Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Play math and reading games! Get better at math and reading this summer with a high school buddy. Description: Learning Buddies is a program that pairs elementary school students with a high school mentor. This is a first come-first served, drop-in program for children going into grades K-5 this fall. Each buddy session will last up to one hour. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: https://www.spl.org/teenservicelearning. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, October 1, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Intermediate English Class

Basic Skills Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets September 24 - December 12, Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m. For students who speak some English. Registration and testing during the first two weeks of class. Description: Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please attend class and speak to the instructor to find out if you can register. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan algo de inglés. 针对会讲一些英文的学生. Dành cho học sinh nói được tiếng Anh. Ardayda Ingiriis xooga ku hadla. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, October 1, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, October 1, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Green Lake branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Green Lake Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, October 1, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: University Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, October 1, 2018, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Pajama Story Time

StoryTime Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Pajama Story Time at the Queen Anne branch! All ages are welcome to join us for stories, songs, and crafts. You can wear your pajamas and bring your stuffed animals! 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: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Queen Anne 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, October 1, 2018, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM.