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Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual English Vocabulary Class

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice English vocabulary so that you can improve your speaking and understanding of English. We will learn vocabulary for greetings, shopping, restaurants, emotions, describing people and more! Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. Class size is limited to 18 students. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Registration will be open until the class is full. IMPORTANT: The first day of class will be June 7. Please email the instructor if you have any questions. Priority registration is given to students in Seattle and the surrounding area. Students in other locations may be accepted if space is available.… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners (levels 2-6) only. You must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for that session. The registration forms open one week before each session. You will receive a confirmation email a week before the class that will have the Zoom link to join the Virtual English Circle. We also resend the Zoom link 30 minutes before the session begins. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Clarion West presents Fonda Lee

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Address: This event is being presented in person at Central Library, with the option to view the livestream from home. Registration required. Click here to register. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a Clarion West summer reading series event with Fonda Lee. Description: Fonda Lee is the World Fantasy Award-winning author of the epic urban fantasy Green Bone Saga (beginning with Jade City and continuing in Jade War and Jade Legacy) as well as the acclaimed young adult science fiction novels Zeroboxer, Exo, and Cross Fire. She is a three-time winner of the Aurora Award, and a multiple finalist for the Nebula and Locus Awards. Fonda is a martial artist, foodie, recovering corporate strategist, and action movie aficionado residing in Portland, Oregon. Find Fonda online at www.… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual English Vocabulary Class

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice English vocabulary so that you can improve your speaking and understanding of English. We will learn vocabulary for greetings, shopping, restaurants, emotions, describing people and more! Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. Class size is limited to 18 students. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Registration will be open until the class is full. IMPORTANT: The first day of class will be June 7. Please email the instructor if you have any questions. Priority registration is given to students in Seattle and the surrounding area. Students in other locations may be accepted if space is available.… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Arts For 50+ Bollywood Dancing

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Register on the SilverKite website, Please enter password SPL2022 to access the website. (Note that the password is case sensitive: Enter SPL in caps). Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Bollywood Dancing with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Description: This is a beginning drawing workshop where attendees will learn how to draw portraits. What you'll need: Paper Pencil and eraser Facilitated by Ali Alderman If you can't make this event or would like to watch one of our previous workshops, they can be found on the SilverKite website. Please enter password SPL2022 to access the website. (Note that the password is case sensitive: Enter SPL in caps). ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For more information please email info@silverkite.us. Saturday, July 9, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Virtual Writers Read

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to register in the event calendar. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a monthly reading series featuring an open mic and selected author readings from local writers. Description: Local writers will read from their diverse repertoires of poetry, short stories, novels and essays. The event will end with a Q&A session, followed by an open mic session. This program is presented in partnership with African-American Writers' Alliance on the second Sunday of the month. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Sunday, July 10, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

El Club Latino Virtual

* Online Where: Online. Address: Se requiere inscripción. Haga clic aquí para inscribirse. Audience: Adults 50+. Adults. Language: Español. Summary: Únase al Club de Lectura de la Biblioteca Central. El libro de este mes es: "Yo no soy tu perfecta hija Mexicana" de Erika L. Sánchez. Description: Julia no es la hija mexicana perfecta. Ese era el rol de su hermana Olga. Olga no fue a la universidad, se quedó en casa para cuidar a sus padres, limpiar la casa y trabajar a medio tiempo. Julia tiene grandes sueños y no quiere formar parte del camino de su hermana mayor. Pero un solo error, que ocurre mientras enviaba un mensaje de texto al mismo tiempo que cruzaba la calle más concurrida de Chicago, resulta en la muerte de Olga, dejando atrás a Julia para ocuparse de las secuelas. Sus padres, quienes inm… View in Catalog: Yo no soy tu perfecta hija mexicana by Erika L. Sánchez. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Sunday, July 10, 2022, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual Programming for 50+ Storytelling through Hula

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Register on the SilverKite website. Please enter password SPL2022 to access the website. (Note that the password is case sensitive: Enter SPL in caps). Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Storytelling through Hula with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Description: Hula is a visual dance form of storytelling from Polynesia, which was developed in Hawai’i and has more recently become a popular form of exercise. Together we will walk through some basic hula steps and use our bodies to develop a hula “vocabulary”. At the end of class, you will have a story to tell, using these beautiful movements! Facilitated by Rachel Rene, What You’ll Need: * Wear comfortable clothes that allow you to move your whole body. * Have water and a towel nearby. * Socks or bare feet are… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For more information info@silverkite.us. Monday, July 11, 2022, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, July 11, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

UW Entrepreneurial Law Clinic - Virtual Consult - Corporate Law

* Online Where: Online. Address: Register here for a 30-minute Corporate Law session on July 11. Audience: Adults 50+. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Does your small business or nonprofit need help navigating corporate law issues, such as incorporation or contracts? Registration for a specific session is required. Description: Together with the UW School of Law Entrepreneurial Law Clinic and pro bono attorneys, we will be hosting a free legal consultation session in the area of corporate law to answer questions from small business owners and nonprofits. Come with questions and consult with a volunteer attorney, who will share legal information and advice specific to your situation. If you have any questions related to corporate law please sign up for a 30-minute consult to have your questions answered. What to expect At… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, July 11, 2022, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, July 11, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, July 11, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual English Vocabulary Class

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice English vocabulary so that you can improve your speaking and understanding of English. We will learn vocabulary for greetings, shopping, restaurants, emotions, describing people and more! Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. Class size is limited to 18 students. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Registration will be open until the class is full. IMPORTANT: The first day of class will be June 7. Please email the instructor if you have any questions. Priority registration is given to students in Seattle and the surrounding area. Students in other locations may be accepted if space is available.… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Bookmobile at Northacres Park

Outside the Library Where: non-library location. Address: Northacres Park, 12718 1st Ave NE; Seattle, WA 98125. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Stop by the bookmobile at Northacres Park! Description: The bookmobile will be visiting the Summer Meals site at Northacres Park. Stop by for books, library card sign-ups, and more! ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact Info: *Central Library. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners (levels 2-6) only. You must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for that session. The registration forms open one week before each session. You will receive a confirmation email a week before the class that will have the Zoom link to join the Virtual English Circle. We also resend the Zoom link 30 minutes before the session begins. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Write With Hugo House: Seattle Writes

* Online Where: Online. Address: To receive the link for this event, please click here and select the date you want to attend. Phone registration also available at 206-322-7030. Registration opens on the first of the month. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write. Registration required. Description: In this group, we’ll focus on generative writing through poetry prompts. The session will begin with introductions and a short warm-up, after which we’ll read two separate poems and write in response to those. At times writers will be invited to create community through sharing words or ideas with other writers in small groups. Attendees will leave the class with 2-3 new drafts of poems. Designed for all writers, this group supports poets as well those working in other genres, as the skills practiced in poe… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual English Vocabulary Class

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice English vocabulary so that you can improve your speaking and understanding of English. We will learn vocabulary for greetings, shopping, restaurants, emotions, describing people and more! Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. Class size is limited to 18 students. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Registration will be open until the class is full. IMPORTANT: The first day of class will be June 7. Please email the instructor if you have any questions. Priority registration is given to students in Seattle and the surrounding area. Students in other locations may be accepted if space is available.… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual It's About Time Writers' Reading Series

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: The Ballard Branch welcomes the 392nd meeting of the It's About Time Writers' Reading Series, featuring author readings and open mics. Registration required. Description: This month’s online presentation welcomes Suzanne Edison, Brenda Asterino, and Cindy Veach. Suzanne Edison writes often, but not exclusively, about the intersection of illness, healing, and medicine. Her first full length book, "Since the House Is Burning" was published by MoonPath Press in 2022. Her chapbook, "The Body Lives Its Undoing" was published by Benaroya Research Institute in 2018. Poetry can be found in: Bracken, Whale Road Review, Mom Egg Review, Michigan Quarterly Review; JAMA; HEAL;… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Bookmobile at Indigenous Vendors' Market

Outside the Library Where: non-library location. Address: 611 12th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144. Audience: Kids & Families. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come visit the bookmobile at the Seattle Indian Health Board's Indigenous Vendors' Market. Description: Fresh produce, local Native vendors and crafters, great food, and the bookmobile will all be at the Indigenous Vendors' Market. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Saturday, July 16, 2022, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Virtual Programming for 50+ Sip and Paint Acrylics

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Register on the SilverKite website. Please enter password SPL2022 to access the website. (Note that the password is case sensitive: Enter SPL in caps). Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Sip and Paint Acrylics with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Description: Join us for a step-by-step acrylic painting workshop with one of SilverKite's professional teaching artists. Grab a beverage of your choice and spend an hour with us talking and making art together! Facilitated by Cooper Perry, What you'll need: Acrylic paints - Red, Blue, Yellow, black, and white 1" flat and angled flat brush Filbert brush (flat with a round top) Pointed round brush Fan Brush Pallet knife or butter knife Mixed Media Paper preferred Painters tape or Masking tape Cup of water to… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For more information info@silverkite.us. Saturday, July 16, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Bookmobile at Judkins Park

Outside the Library Where: non-library location. Address: Judkins Park, 2150 S Norman St. Seattle, WA 98144. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Stop by the bookmobile at Judkins Park! Description: The bookmobile will be visiting the Summer Meals site at Judkins Park. Stop by for books, library card sign-ups, and more! ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact Info: *Central Library. Monday, July 18, 2022, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Programming for 50+ Memoir Writing

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Register on the SilverKite website. Please enter password SPL2022 to access the website. (Note that the password is case sensitive: Enter SPL in caps). Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Memoir Writing with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Description: During this interactive creative non-fiction writing workshop, participants will engage in reminiscence activities and memoir writing exercises and learn some basic strategies on how to write and structure a memoir. Facilitated by Pearl Klein, What You'll Need: Pen or Pencil Paper If you can't make this event or would like to watch one of our previous workshops, they can be found on the SilverKite website. Please enter SPL2022 to enter the website. The password is case sensitive. Enter SPL in caps. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For more information info@silverkite.us. Monday, July 18, 2022, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, July 18, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, July 18, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, July 18, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Backyard Explorers Club - Insect Adventures

Columbia Branch Where: Columbia Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: A library program with Seattle Parks and Recreation for families and kids over 6 to explore the nature in your backyard. Description: Learn cool facts about bugs with a Seattle Parks and Recreation Naturalist at Columbia Park right outside the library. With bug stories, arts & crafts, and activities! Remember to bring water and sunscreen as we will be outside. Space is limited. Tickets given out at the door of the library, 15 minutes before the event starts. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual English Vocabulary Class

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice English vocabulary so that you can improve your speaking and understanding of English. We will learn vocabulary for greetings, shopping, restaurants, emotions, describing people and more! Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. Class size is limited to 18 students. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Registration will be open until the class is full. IMPORTANT: The first day of class will be June 7. Please email the instructor if you have any questions. Priority registration is given to students in Seattle and the surrounding area. Students in other locations may be accepted if space is available.… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners (levels 2-6) only. You must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for that session. The registration forms open one week before each session. You will receive a confirmation email a week before the class that will have the Zoom link to join the Virtual English Circle. We also resend the Zoom link 30 minutes before the session begins. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Write With Hugo House: Seattle Writes

* Online Where: Online. Address: To receive the link for this event, please click here and select the date you want to attend. Phone registration also available at 206-322-7030. Registration opens on the first of the month. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write. Registration required. Description: Our mission during this time of distraction, artistic fatigue, and social isolation is to create a regular time and space for writers to write and to meet each other. In this group, writers introduce themselves and are provided optional fiction, poetry and nonfiction prompts to work on for 60-70 minutes of sustained silent writing time, though they are more than welcome to work on their own projects instead. Small group breakout sessions at the end of our time together encourage participants to share and re… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual English Vocabulary Class

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice English vocabulary so that you can improve your speaking and understanding of English. We will learn vocabulary for greetings, shopping, restaurants, emotions, describing people and more! Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. Class size is limited to 18 students. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Registration will be open until the class is full. IMPORTANT: The first day of class will be June 7. Please email the instructor if you have any questions. Priority registration is given to students in Seattle and the surrounding area. Students in other locations may be accepted if space is available.… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Programming for 50+ Introduction to Pastels

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Register on the SilverKite website. Please enter password SPL2022 to access the website. (Note that the password is case sensitive: Enter SPL in caps). Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Introduction to Pastels with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Description: During this hands-on workshop, we’ll learn how to use pastels to draw a simple still life. Facilitated by Ali Alderman, You will need: Chalk Pastels Paper Pencil Eraser Paper Towels If you can't make this event or would like to watch one of our previous workshops, they can be found on the SilverKite website. Please enter SPL2022 to enter the website. The password is case sensitive. Enter SPL in caps. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For more information info@silverkite.us. Saturday, July 23, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Daniel James Brown, Tom Ikeda and Michael Shiosaki discuss “Facing the Mountain”

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us to hear best-selling author Daniel James Brown & Tom Ikeda talk about the inspirational stories of four Japanese American patriots. Description: Best-selling author Daniel James Brown will talk with Densho’s Executive Director Tom Ikeda and Michael Shiosaki about Brown’s latest book, “Facing the Mountain: An Inspiring Story of Japanese American Patriots in World War II.” It is presented in partnership with Elliott Bay Book Company and Densho. Books will be available for sale at Central Library on the evening of the event, and signed copies may be available from Elliott Bay Book Company after the program. This event is supported by The Seattle… View in Catalog: Facing the Mountain by Daniel James Brown. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Saturday, July 23, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Virtual Programming for 50+ Dance through the Decades

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Register on the SilverKite website. Please enter password SPL2022 to access the website. (Note that the password is case sensitive: Enter SPL in caps). Audience: Adults 50+. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Dance through the Decades with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Description: Get your dancing shoes on as we go around the world and learn popular dances between the 1920's through the 2000's. Whatever your dance level, come ready to have some fun as we Shag, Stroll, Hustle, Cha Cha slide, Gangnam Style and Nae Nae through the decades, while learning a little about the history of each dance. Facilitated by Merri Ann Osborne, Materials: Dress comfortably Wear comfortable shoes for movement Water If you can't make this event or would like to watch one of our previous… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For more information info@silverkite.us. Monday, July 25, 2022, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, July 25, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, July 25, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, July 25, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual English Vocabulary Class

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice English vocabulary so that you can improve your speaking and understanding of English. We will learn vocabulary for greetings, shopping, restaurants, emotions, describing people and more! Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. Class size is limited to 18 students. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Registration will be open until the class is full. IMPORTANT: The first day of class will be June 7. Please email the instructor if you have any questions. Priority registration is given to students in Seattle and the surrounding area. Students in other locations may be accepted if space is available.… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Medicare Made Clear

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Are you turning 65 and planning for Medicare or thinking about changing your coverage? Attend our virtual workshop to learn the basics. Registration is required. Description: This workshop will provide an overview of the different parts of Medicare (Parts A, B, C, D and supplements), what they cover and how they work. There will be a discussion of the different ways you can receive your benefits, including the pros and cons of each and approximate costs. We will also cover enrollment and eligibility guidelines. The goal of the meeting is to provide useful information that will put you in a better position to make an informed decision on your Medicare coverage. The prese… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners (levels 2-6) only. You must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for that session. The registration forms open one week before each session. You will receive a confirmation email a week before the class that will have the Zoom link to join the Virtual English Circle. We also resend the Zoom link 30 minutes before the session begins. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Clarion West presents Annalee Newitz & Charlie Jane Anders

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Address: This event is being presented in person at Central Library, with the option to view the livestream from home. Registration required. Click here to register. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a Clarion West summer reading series event with Annalee Newitz & Charlie Jane Anders. Description: Annalee Newitz writes science fiction and nonfiction. They are the author of the book Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age, and the novels The Future of Another Timeline, and Autonomous, which won the Lambda Literary Award. As a science journalist, they are a writer for the New York Times and elsewhere, and have a monthly column in New Scientist. They have published in The Washington Post, Slate, Popular Science, Ars Technica, The New Yorker, and The Atlantic, among others. They are also the… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, July 28, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual English Vocabulary Class

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice English vocabulary so that you can improve your speaking and understanding of English. We will learn vocabulary for greetings, shopping, restaurants, emotions, describing people and more! Description: This class is for intermediate-level English language learners. Class size is limited to 18 students. Registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). Registration will be open until the class is full. IMPORTANT: The first day of class will be June 7. Please email the instructor if you have any questions. Priority registration is given to students in Seattle and the surrounding area. Students in other locations may be accepted if space is available.… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Thursday, July 28, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, July 28, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, July 28, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Backyard Explorers Club - A Walk in the Forest

NewHolly Branch Where: NewHolly Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: A library program with Seattle Parks and Recreation for families and kids over 6 to learn about the forest. Description: Learn cool facts about the forest with a Seattle Parks and Recreation Naturalist at The NewHolly Campus Plaza right outside the NewHolly Branch. With forest stories, arts & crafts, and activities! Remember to bring water and sunscreen as we will be outside. Space is limited. Tickets given out at the door of the library, 15 minutes before the event starts. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, July 28, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Virtual Programming for 50+ Dementia Friendly Watercolors

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Register on the SilverKite website. Please enter password SPL2022 to access the website. (Note that the password is case sensitive: Enter SPL in caps). Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Dementia Friendly Watercolors with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Description: During this workshop, we'll use a haiku as the inspiration for 3 different abstract watercolor paintings. Facilitated by Cooper Perry, What you'll need: Watercolors Brush Cup of water Pencil Thick marker or Sharpie 3 pieces of Paper (watercolor paper is ideal but not necessary) If you can't make this event or would like to watch one of our previous workshops, they can be found on the SilverKite website. Please enter SPL2022 to enter the website. The password is case sensitive. Enter SPL in caps. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For more information info@silverkite.us. Saturday, July 30, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Young Women Empowered presents Y-WE Write

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Young women* ages 14-19 are invited to a summer writing camp presented by Young Women Empowered. Description: Let’s not even play, it’s been a rough couple of years and stress lives in our bodies. Join us to write it out and release it into the universe! Different types of writing can help realign us with our bodies, our dreams, our creation, and our joy. Join us for a 7-day immersive experience facilitated by Naa Akua and Meera Bhardwaj. Part of each day will be spent in separate 'Tracks,' each with a different focus and writer/facilitator. This year we're offering: Poetry in the Body w/ Jessica Rae Bergamino,… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Contact Info: *Central Library. Monday, August 1, 2022, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, August 1, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, August 1, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, August 1, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 2, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Backyard Explorers Club - Playful Plants

Columbia Branch Where: Columbia Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: A library program with Seattle Parks and Recreation for families and kids over 6 to explore the nature in your own backyard. Description: Learn amazing facts about plants with a Seattle Parks and Recreation Naturalist at Columbia Park right outside the library. With plant stories, arts & crafts, and activities! Remember to bring water and sunscreen as we will be outside. Space is limited. Tickets given out at the door of the library, 15 minutes before the event starts. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Tuesday, August 2, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Young Women Empowered presents Y-WE Write

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Young women* ages 14-19 are invited to a summer writing camp presented by Young Women Empowered. Description: Let’s not even play, it’s been a rough couple of years and stress lives in our bodies. Join us to write it out and release it into the universe! Different types of writing can help realign us with our bodies, our dreams, our creation, and our joy. Join us for a 7-day immersive experience facilitated by Naa Akua and Meera Bhardwaj. Part of each day will be spent in separate 'Tracks,' each with a different focus and writer/facilitator. This year we're offering: Poetry in the Body w/ Jessica Rae Bergamino,… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Contact Info: *Central Library. Tuesday, August 2, 2022, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 2, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners (levels 2-6) only. You must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for that session. The registration forms open one week before each session. You will receive a confirmation email a week before the class that will have the Zoom link to join the Virtual English Circle. We also resend the Zoom link 30 minutes before the session begins. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 2, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Young Women Empowered presents Y-WE Write

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Young women* ages 14-19 are invited to a summer writing camp presented by Young Women Empowered. Description: Let’s not even play, it’s been a rough couple of years and stress lives in our bodies. Join us to write it out and release it into the universe! Different types of writing can help realign us with our bodies, our dreams, our creation, and our joy. Join us for a 7-day immersive experience facilitated by Naa Akua and Meera Bhardwaj. Part of each day will be spent in separate 'Tracks,' each with a different focus and writer/facilitator. This year we're offering: Poetry in the Body w/ Jessica Rae Bergamino,… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Contact Info: *Central Library. Wednesday, August 3, 2022, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 3, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 3, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 3, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 4, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Young Women Empowered presents Y-WE Write

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Young women* ages 14-19 are invited to a summer writing camp presented by Young Women Empowered. Description: Let’s not even play, it’s been a rough couple of years and stress lives in our bodies. Join us to write it out and release it into the universe! Different types of writing can help realign us with our bodies, our dreams, our creation, and our joy. Join us for a 7-day immersive experience facilitated by Naa Akua and Meera Bhardwaj. Part of each day will be spent in separate 'Tracks,' each with a different focus and writer/facilitator. This year we're offering: Poetry in the Body w/ Jessica Rae Bergamino,… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Contact Info: *Central Library. Thursday, August 4, 2022, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 4, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 4, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Young Women Empowered presents Y-WE Write

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Young women* ages 14-19 are invited to a summer writing camp presented by Young Women Empowered. Description: Let’s not even play, it’s been a rough couple of years and stress lives in our bodies. Join us to write it out and release it into the universe! Different types of writing can help realign us with our bodies, our dreams, our creation, and our joy. Join us for a 7-day immersive experience facilitated by Naa Akua and Meera Bhardwaj. Part of each day will be spent in separate 'Tracks,' each with a different focus and writer/facilitator. This year we're offering: Poetry in the Body w/ Jessica Rae Bergamino,… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Contact Info: *Central Library. Friday, August 5, 2022, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Young Women Empowered presents Y-WE Write

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Young women* ages 14-19 are invited to a summer writing camp presented by Young Women Empowered. Description: Let’s not even play, it’s been a rough couple of years and stress lives in our bodies. Join us to write it out and release it into the universe! Different types of writing can help realign us with our bodies, our dreams, our creation, and our joy. Join us for a 7-day immersive experience facilitated by Naa Akua and Meera Bhardwaj. Part of each day will be spent in separate 'Tracks,' each with a different focus and writer/facilitator. This year we're offering: Poetry in the Body w/ Jessica Rae Bergamino,… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Contact Info: *Central Library. Saturday, August 6, 2022, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Young Women Empowered presents Y-WE Write

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Young women* ages 14-19 are invited to a summer writing camp presented by Young Women Empowered. Description: Let’s not even play, it’s been a rough couple of years and stress lives in our bodies. Join us to write it out and release it into the universe! Different types of writing can help realign us with our bodies, our dreams, our creation, and our joy. Join us for a 7-day immersive experience facilitated by Naa Akua and Meera Bhardwaj. Part of each day will be spent in separate 'Tracks,' each with a different focus and writer/facilitator. This year we're offering: Poetry in the Body w/ Jessica Rae Bergamino,… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Contact Info: *Central Library. Sunday, August 7, 2022, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, August 8, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, August 8, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, August 8, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners (levels 2-6) only. You must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for that session. The registration forms open one week before each session. You will receive a confirmation email a week before the class that will have the Zoom link to join the Virtual English Circle. We also resend the Zoom link 30 minutes before the session begins. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Write With Hugo House: Seattle Writes

* Online Where: Online. Address: To receive the link for this event, please click here and select the date you want to attend. Phone registration also available at 206-322-7030. Registration opens on the first of the month. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write. Registration required. Description: In this group, we’ll focus on generative writing through poetry prompts. The session will begin with introductions and a short warm-up, after which we’ll read two separate poems and write in response to those. At times writers will be invited to create community through sharing words or ideas with other writers in small groups. Attendees will leave the class with 2-3 new drafts of poems. Designed for all writers, this group supports poets as well those working in other genres, as the skills practiced in poe… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 11, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 11, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 11, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual It's About Time Writers' Reading Series

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: The Ballard Branch welcomes the 393rd meeting of the It's About Time Writers' Reading Series, featuring author readings and open mics. Registration required. Description: This month’s online presentation welcomes Donna James, Paula Friedman, and Joan Rudd. Donna James has spent thirty-nine years meeting individuals and couples in the intimate confines of her psychotherapy consulting room. After long years of academic writing, she returned to poetry, her first literary love. Donna’s poetry gives literary voice to the stories of idiocy, affliction, spasms of hope, and resilience that are peculiar to the human psyche. Her work has been published in numerous online and print… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 11, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

El Club Latino Virtual

* Online Where: Online. Address: Se requiere inscripción. Haga clic aquí para inscribirse. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: Español. Summary: Únase al Club de Lectura de la Biblioteca Central. El libro de este mes es: "La bibliotecaria de Saint-Malo" de Mario Escobar. Description: Un corazón puro puede iluminar aun la noche más oscura.Y en el más terrible de los momentos de la historia. Jocelyn es la guardiana de la Biblioteca de Saint-Malo, una mujer huérfana que se aferra a la literatura y a su marido Antoine. Pero ambos corren peligro: la llegada de las tropas alemanas a la ciudad, en especial aquella del comandante Adolf Bauman, empeñado en robar algunos de los incunables que tan celosamente guarda la bibliotecaria, quiere acabar con su felicidad. El capitán Hermann von Choltitz,… View in Catalog: La bibliotecaria de Saint-Malo by Mario Escobar. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Sunday, August 14, 2022, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, August 15, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, August 15, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, August 15, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners (levels 2-6) only. You must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for that session. The registration forms open one week before each session. You will receive a confirmation email a week before the class that will have the Zoom link to join the Virtual English Circle. We also resend the Zoom link 30 minutes before the session begins. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Write With Hugo House: Seattle Writes

* Online Where: Online. Address: To receive the link for this event, please click here and select the date you want to attend. Phone registration also available at 206-322-7030. Registration opens on the first of the month. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write. Registration required. Description: Our mission during this time of distraction, artistic fatigue, and social isolation is to create a regular time and space for writers to write and to meet each other. In this group, writers introduce themselves and are provided optional fiction, poetry and nonfiction prompts to work on for 60-70 minutes of sustained silent writing time, though they are more than welcome to work on their own projects instead. Small group breakout sessions at the end of our time together encourage participants to share and re… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 18, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 18, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 18, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, August 22, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, August 22, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, August 22, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 23, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 23, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners (levels 2-6) only. You must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for that session. The registration forms open one week before each session. You will receive a confirmation email a week before the class that will have the Zoom link to join the Virtual English Circle. We also resend the Zoom link 30 minutes before the session begins. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 23, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 25, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 25, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 25, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Backyard Explorers Club - Wind in my Hair

NewHolly Branch Where: NewHolly Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: A library program with Seattle Parks and Recreation for families and kids over 6 to learn about wind. Description: Learn cool facts about wind with a Seattle Parks and Recreation Naturalist at NewHolly Campus Plaza right outside the NewHolly Branch. With wind stories, arts & crafts, and activities! Remember to bring water and sunscreen as we will be outside. Space is limited. Tickets given out at the door of the library, 15 minutes before the event starts. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, August 25, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, August 29, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Monday, August 29, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Monday, August 29, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners (levels 2-6) only. You must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for that session. The registration forms open one week before each session. You will receive a confirmation email a week before the class that will have the Zoom link to join the Virtual English Circle. We also resend the Zoom link 30 minutes before the session begins. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual English Pronunciation Class - Intermediate

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to send an email to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about and practice English pronunciation so that you can speak English more clearly. Attention will be given to vowel and consonant sounds, stress, intonation, and rhythm. Description: This course is for intermediate-level English language learners. It meets twice per week for 8 weeks. To attend this class, you must register for the entire course before it starts on July 11th. Space in the class is limited, and priority for registration will be based on English level and the date of your intake form (first-come, first-served). We must also give priority to students in our service area of Seattle and the surrounding area. Please click on the registration link above to complete the intake f… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, September 1, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, September 1, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, September 1, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Library Closed in observance of Labor Day

Holiday Closures We are open 24/7 online at www.spl.org. Find shelter at www.spl.org/shelter. Locations: All locations. Summary: All locations of The Seattle Public Library will be closed on Sept. 5 in observance of Labor Day. Monday, September 5, 2022, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners (levels 2-6) only. You must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for that session. The registration forms open one week before each session. You will receive a confirmation email a week before the class that will have the Zoom link to join the Virtual English Circle. We also resend the Zoom link 30 minutes before the session begins. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Virtual Citizenship Class - Vietnamese & English

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Please send an email to xiangpingc@acrs.org to register. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: This citizenship class is provided by Asian Counseling and Referral Service. The class is designed for individuals that need assistance in preparing for their citizenship exam. Description: The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is taught by experienced instructor in Vietnamese & English. Students are required to submit a copy of their green card in order to register for this class. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual English Circle

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required. Click here to register. Audience: ESOL. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Practice your English conversation skills online with other learners and native English speakers! Discuss relevant topics in small groups to gain self-confidence and improve your speaking and listening. Description: This class is for beginner-level English language learners only. Virtual English Circle has a "drop in" registration system so you must fill out a registration form for each session to receive the Zoom link for class. The registration forms open one week before each session. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or call 206-386-4636. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Virtual Writers Read

* Online Where: Online. Address: Registration required, Click here to register in the event calendar. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a monthly reading series featuring an open mic and selected author readings from local writers. Description: Local writers will read from their diverse repertoires of poetry, short stories, novels and essays. The event will end with a Q&A session, followed by an open mic session. This program is presented in partnership with African-American Writers' Alliance on the second Sunday of the month. ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Sunday, September 11, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Write With Hugo House: Seattle Writes

* Online Where: Online. Address: To receive the link for this event, please click here and select the date you want to attend. Phone registration also available at 206-322-7030. Registration opens on the first of the month. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write. Registration required. Description: In this group, we’ll focus on generative writing through poetry prompts. The session will begin with introductions and a short warm-up, after which we’ll read two separate poems and write in response to those. At times writers will be invited to create community through sharing words or ideas with other writers in small groups. Attendees will leave the class with 2-3 new drafts of poems. Designed for all writers, this group supports poets as well those working in other genres, as the skills practiced in poe… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Virtual Write With Hugo House: Seattle Writes

* Online Where: Online. Address: To receive the link for this event, please click here and select the date you want to attend. Phone registration also available at 206-322-7030. Registration opens on the first of the month. Audience: Adults. Adults 50+. Language: English. Summary: Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write. Registration required. Description: Our mission during this time of distraction, artistic fatigue, and social isolation is to create a regular time and space for writers to write and to meet each other. In this group, writers introduce themselves and are provided optional fiction, poetry and nonfiction prompts to work on for 60-70 minutes of sustained silent writing time, though they are more than welcome to work on their own projects instead. Small group breakout sessions at the end of our time together encourage participants to share and re… ADA Accommodations: We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs. Event Information: For registration information and other questions, Ask Us or 206-386-4636. Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.