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Family Story Time

StoryTime Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northgate Branch! Join us to enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with our children's librarian. Stay afterward for a social playtime with other families. All ages welcome! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

Citizenship Class

Citizenship Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Get information about applying for citizenship. Prepare for the citizenship interview and civics test. Bring your permanent resident card and driver’s license or identification card. Registration in class. Description: Bring a copy of the front and back of your permanent resident card and driver’s license or identification card. Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Offered in partnership with Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS). Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. To start your citizenship application, go to Citizenship Works. If you have questions, please attend the class and speak with the instructor. In partnership with Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS). Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Talk Time English Conversation Class

Basic Skills Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Talk Time Summary: Gratis, prácticas de conversación en inglés. Todos los niveles. Inscripción no necesaria. 免费英文对话练习班.所有程度. 不需要报名. Thực hành đàm thoại tiếng Anh miễn phí. Tất cả các trình độ. Không cần đăng ký. Talk Time Description: This program is for all ability levels. Participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Offered in partnership with Literacy Source. Translation: Come to a free English conversation class to practice speaking English. More ESL Programs: http://www.spl.org/esol. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Broadview Branch Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng Anh: đọc, viết, ngữ pháp và từ vự… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Translation: Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng Anh: đọc, viết, ngữ pháp và từ vựng. Cawiimad wax Barashada ee Dadka Waaweyn Ku socda waqti kasta si aad… Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: International District/Chinatown Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Description: 所有活动均为免费。在各分馆设有限额免费停车位. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Parking is available on the streets around the branch. Patrons may pay to park in the garage beneath International District Village Square II. Enter the garage from the two-way alley behind the building via South Lane or South Dearborn. Daily p… More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

1, 2, 3 Listos Para Leer/Get Ready to Read

Summer of Learning Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Español. Summary: Learn new songs in both Spanish and English with story time superstar Marco Cortes! Description: Bring your toddlers and preschoolers and enjoy stories, songs and music. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Paper Quilling Mandalas

Summer of Learning Where: South Park Branch. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn basic paper quilling or filigree techniques, as an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped and glued together to create decorative designs. Registration is required. Description: Explore the shapes, forms and patterns formed by rolled paper quilling beads, and the composition of a number of circles and patterns creating a Mandala with local teaching artist Amaranta Sandys. For all ages. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM.

文艺表演“再现芳华 (Chinese Traditional Music and Dance)

Chinese Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: 中文. Summary: 请来图书馆欣赏西华艺术团的文艺表演。. Description: 节目内容有舞蹈、腰鼓、小合唱、大合唱、钢琴演奏、旗袍秀、情景剧等等。. Notes: 本次活动为免费,不需要购买或预订门票。图书馆地下停车场周末全天停车费7元每车。联系电话 206-684-0849. Translation: Join us for a performance of traditional Chinese music and dance. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Beacon Hill Branch! (It is Spanish story time at the Beacon Hill Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Beacon Hill Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Intro to CSS/HTML

Technology Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 4 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Class type: Digital Creativity. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: HTML/CSS -Explore how to use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to help organize and expedite web design. Description: CSS along with HTML are great codes for anyone to learn looking to learn more about web design. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pre-requisites: Computer Basics and Internet Basics or comparable experience. The job skills & digital creativity classes are made possible by support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation, and in partnership with South Seattle College. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko oo Soomali ah (Somali Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko oo Soomali ah (Somali Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

CANCELED - Drop-In Assistive Technology Open Lab

LEAP Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 167 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Computer Room. Audience: Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Come to the LEAP Drop-In Lab session for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help in the use of the Library's assistive technology for disabled and special needs patrons. Description: LEAP staff members are available to answer questions and assist in the use of the Library's JAWS speech and ZoomText magnification software. Staff is also able to assist patrons in the use of the assistive technology to download eBooks, setup free email accounts, or request books and DVDs, or help with other adaptive equipment. Other help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Computer basics - Internet basics - Microsoft Word Please note: LEAP-staff cannot assist with any kind of… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Ready to Work Class - English, Computer & Job Skills

Basic Skills Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Get help with English language skills, job finding, support services and computer skills. Registration is required. Description: The program combines English classes with computer literacy instruction and case management to help immigrants gain job readiness skills and take steps toward economic self-sufficiency. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Call Rainier Beach Branch at 206-386-1906 to register. For more information, go to visit http://www.seattle.gov/iandraffairs/RTW. Translation: ሬዲ ቱ ዎርክ" የኢ. ኤስ. ኤል; የኮምፒዩተር ትምህርት; የድጋፍ እገልግሎቶች እና ስራ የማፈላለግ ድጋፍ በነጻ የሚሰጥ ፕሮግራም ነው 免費ESL課程+基礎電腦課程+職業輔導以及支援服務 Barnaamijka U Diyaar Garowga Shaqo waa mid la-cag la’aan ah barashada ESL + fasalka kombuyuutar-ka + qof kula shaqeeyo + taakuleynta baahidaada. Ready To Work es un programa gratuito que incluye El ingles como Segunda Lengua (ESL) + Clase de computación + Servicios de apoyo + Ayuda para conseguir el empleo Ready To Work là một chương trình bảo gồm lớp ESL miển phí + lớp vi tính + c… Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

La Ratonicita Presumida/The Vain Little Mouse

Summer of Learning Where: Lake City Branch. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: Albert Davis Park 12526 27th Ave NE. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Español. Summary: Join Tears of Joy Theatre for a puppet show based on a story from Venezuela. Description: In this bilingual (Spanish/English) story from Venezuela, our tiny heroine thinks herself much too fine to accept the proposal of a common mouse, as in love with her as he may be. Indeed, she sets her sights on ‘worthier’ matches, like the sun, the wind, and the mountain. Yet, her search for a perfect suitor brings her right back to the romantic little mouse who first proposed. Only now, La Ratoncita has learned to see her admirer’s true worth, not to mention the importance of being humble…at least a little… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

Delridge Branch Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle, and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

Broadview Branch Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Cafe Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle, and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Ballard branch library! Bring your lap babies to enjoy tummy time, stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Thrilling Tales: A Storytime for Grownups

Authors & Books Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Need a mid-day break? Two Mondays a month at noon you can laugh, gasp and shudder to live readings. This week's story is "Betrayal," by Joyce Carol Oates. Description: Love a good story? Come to the scene of the crime, the edge of adventure and timeless realms of wonder. Sit back, relax and escape from the everyday as we bring you gripping short stories expertly read -- and well-calculated to keep you in suspense! This Week's story is "Betrayal," by Joyce Carol Oates. Young college graduates often reject their parents, but black sheep Rickie is carrying rebellion to a whole new level. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Brown bag lunches and knitting are welcome. Doors open at 11:40 a.m. Stories start at 12:05 p.m. and are finished no later than 12:50 p.m. Contact Info: Contact: David Wright. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 12:05 PM – 12:50 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

Green Lake Branch Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Ballard branch library! Bring your lap babies to enjoy tummy time, stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 12:45 PM – 1:15 PM.

Project STEAM: Series at Neighborhood House High Point Center

Summer of Learning Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Neighborhood House High Point Center | 6400 Sylvan Way S.W. Seattle WA. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Explore math and science concepts in this creative art series! Registration is required. Description: Participants will innovate and use their creative brainpower to solve problems inventors face every day while exploring paper folding and cutting, tessellations, hexaflexagons, spinning tops and helicopters! This series of projects is designed to illuminate the integration of art and STEM fields in a new and unique way. Participants explore several different inventions and concepts and apply that knowledge to their own individual art work. These projects have been selected to give youth a greater appreciat… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Beginner English Class

Basic Skills Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Class meets June 25 - August 29, Mondays & Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m. For students who speak little or no English. Registration and testing during the first two weeks of class. Description: Practice reading, writing, speaking, listening, vocabulary, and grammar. Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please attend class and speak to the instructor to find out if you can register. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan poco o nada de inglés. 针对不会讲英文或是英文程度很低的学生. Dành cho học sinh biết rất ít hoặc không biết tiếng Anh. Ardayda aan ku hadli karin Ingiriiska ama wax yar ku hadla. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Story ‘Hood Game Building Series

Summer of Learning Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Do you want to become a game designer? Create a mobile video game that anyone will be able to play with a mobile phone or tablet. For ages 10-14. Registration is required. Description: Create a game using TaleBlazer. The game will be based on the High Point Neighborhood Commons Park where we will test and play the game. This program is most ideal if you can attend at least 6 of the 7 sessions. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. You will be registered for the entire series. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Citizenship Class

Citizenship Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Get information about applying for citizenship. Prepare for the citizenship interview and civics test. Bring your permanent resident card and driver’s license or identification card. Registration in class. Description: Bring a copy of the front and back of your permanent resident card and driver’s license or identification card. Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Offered in partnership with Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS). Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. To start your citizenship application, go to Citizenship Works. If you have questions, please attend the class and speak with the instructor. In partnership with Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS). Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

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

Learning Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 3 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Class type: Microsoft Office. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: The Library is offering the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification exams free of charge - a value of more than $125 per exam. Registration is required. Description: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications are industry recognized certifications demonstrating one's tech proficiency to an employer or prospective college. MOS certifications validate ones tech knowledge in a Microsoft Office application. MTA certifications are for tech professionals with tracks in software development, databases (data platform administration and business intelligence), and IT infrastructure (desktop and server infrastructure and private clou… Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Online registration is required. Registration opens one month in advance. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 2:15 PM – 4:45 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

High Point Branch Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle, and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Library Play Time

Kids & Families Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Jim Thixton and Carol Bennett Thixton Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Bring your children to the library to play, read and meet other families. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Science Action Club: Bug Safari

Green Lake Branch Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Explore small creatures with big environmental impacts. Description: On local field expeditions in Green Lake Park, youth will search for bugs, collect specimens, and post photographs to iNaturalist. Working with other students and scientists, youth identify arthropod species and document habitat conditions that influence our planet’s health. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Creative Corner

Make & Build Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Do you like arts and crafts? Drop in and express your creativity by crafting a unique piece of art. We provide the materials, you bring the fun and imagination. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Talk Time English Conversation Class

Basic Skills Where: Fremont Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Talk Time Summary: Gratis, prácticas de conversación en inglés. Todos los niveles. Inscripción no necesaria. 免费英文对话练习班.所有程度. 不需要报名. Thực hành đàm thoại tiếng Anh miễn phí. Tất cả các trình độ. Không cần đăng ký. Talk Time Description: This program is for all ability levels. Participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Offered in partnership with Literacy Source. Translation: Come to a free English conversation class to practice speaking English. More ESL Programs: http://www.spl.org/esol. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

Northgate Branch Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle, and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. 中文. Русский. Tiểng Việt. Soomaali. አማርኛ. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng Anh: đọc, viết, ngữ pháp và từ vự… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Intermediate English Class

Basic Skills Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Class meets June 25 - Aug. 29, Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m. For students who speak some English. Registration and testing during the first two weeks of class. Description: Practice reading, writing, speaking, listening, vocabulary, and grammar. Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please attend class and speak to the instructor to find out if you can register. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan algo de inglés. 针对会讲一些英文的学生. Dành cho học sinh nói được tiếng Anh. Ardayda Ingiriis xooga ku hadla. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

African Showcase Performance

Summer of Learning Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Explore the music and dance of West Africa! Description: Teaching artists from Gansango Music & Dance Company perform music and dance from West Africa. This interactive performance will entertain and educate, blending contemporary and traditional dance with drumming, song and audience participation. For all ages. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM.

Family Story Time

StoryTime Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Family Story Time

StoryTime Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Queen Anne Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Thrilling Tales After Dark: A Storytime for Grownups

Authors & Books Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: New this year, a monthly evening Storytime for Grownups. Thrill to classic tales of suspense and wonder. Tonight's story is "Dying Room Only," by Richard Matheson. Description: Love a good story, but can't make our popular lunch hour Storytime for grownups? Now by popular demand Thrilling Tales After Dark. Come to the scene of the crime, the edge of adventure and timeless realms of wonder. Sit back, relax and escape from the everyday as we bring you gripping short stories expertly read -- and well-calculated to keep you in suspense! Tonight's story is "Dying Room Only," by Richard Matheson. On a hot desert highway, a last chance café becomes exactly that for an unsuspecting cou… View in Catalog: Thrilling Tales. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Brown bag suppers and knitting are welcome. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Stories start at 7 p.m. and are finished no later than 7:55 p.m. The library closes at 8. Contact Info: Contact: David Wright. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 23, 2018, 7:00 PM – 7:55 PM.

Community Resource Specialist Drop-In Hours

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 165 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Español. Summary: Are you looking for housing, shelter, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Drop-in for Veteran Services

Civics & Social Services Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a drop-in event with Supportive Services for Veteran Families to see if you qualify for assistance if you have been in the military and are experiencing homelessness. Description: Drop-in and speak with a Veteran specialist from Supportive Services for Veteran Families to see if you qualify for assistance. Have you ever been in the military? Are you experiencing homelessness? Do you have very low income? We can help you find housing. Services provided: • Rapid access to housing • Counseling • Financial planning • Access to transportation • Access to income resources • Help with expenses • Help with legal issues • Access to medical care. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Contact: General inquiries, please call 206-545-2344. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Ready to Work Class - English, Computer & Job Skills

Basic Skills Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Get help with English language skills, job finding, support services and computer skills. Registration is required. Description: The program combines English classes with computer literacy instruction and case management to help immigrants gain job readiness skills and take steps toward economic self-sufficiency. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Call Rainier Beach Branch at 206-386-1906 to register. For more information, go to visit http://www.seattle.gov/iandraffairs/RTW. Translation: ሬዲ ቱ ዎርክ" የኢ. ኤስ. ኤል; የኮምፒዩተር ትምህርት; የድጋፍ እገልግሎቶች እና ስራ የማፈላለግ ድጋፍ በነጻ የሚሰጥ ፕሮግራም ነው 免費ESL課程+基礎電腦課程+職業輔導以及支援服務 Barnaamijka U Diyaar Garowga Shaqo waa mid la-cag la’aan ah barashada ESL + fasalka kombuyuutar-ka + qof kula shaqeeyo + taakuleynta baahidaada. Ready To Work es un programa gratuito que incluye El ingles como Segunda Lengua (ESL) + Clase de computación + Servicios de apoyo + Ayuda para conseguir el empleo Ready To Work là một chương trình bảo gồm lớp ESL miển phí + lớp vi tính + c… Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

Intermediate English Class - For Immigrants & Refugees

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Class meets June 26 - Aug. 14, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30- 1 p.m. For students who speak some English. Registration and testing during the first two weeks of class. Description: For immigrants and refugees who speak some English. No temporary visas accepted. Registration and testing on June 26. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Offered in partnership with Seattle Central College. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan algo de inglés. 针对会讲一些英文的学生. Dành cho học sinh nói được tiếng Anh. Ardayda Ingiriis xooga ku hadla. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your babies ages 0-12 months to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Contact: Amanda Hua. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

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

Preschool Story Time

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

African Showcase Performance

Summer of Learning Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Explore the music and dance of West Africa! Description: Teaching artists from Gansango Music & Dance Company perform music and dance from West Africa. This interactive performance will entertain and educate, blending contemporary and traditional dance with drumming, song and audience participation. For all ages. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Tech Help

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with basic technology and Library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Call 206-386-4636 or sign up in person at the Level 5 Reference Desk. Appointments are scheduled for up to one hour. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

Delridge Branch Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle, and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Summer Fun at Little Brook Park

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: Little Brook Park 14043 32nd Ave NE. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Join Librarian Nancy Pew & Volunteer Pat during the free lunch for children at Little Brook Park. Hear stories, make crafts and do science! Show your Make a Splash! reading log and get a prize for reading! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Central Library! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Suggested age: birth - 1 year. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Reading Between the Lines: A Poetry Appreciation Group

Poetry Where: Central Library. Room Location: Books Spiral 6 - Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join fellow poetry lovers to read and discuss poems. Poetry selections are provided for readers in the group. Description: This weekly group is for people who love to read, think about and discuss poetry. Drop in and see if it's for you. We read both contemporary poets and the classics. Each week focuses on a different poet selected by group members. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

Green Lake Branch Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Tech Help

Fremont Branch Where: Fremont Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-4084. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby Story Time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your babies (ages 0-12 months) to enjoy books, bouncing rhymes, movement, music and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Lynn. Description: Then stay and play with age-appropriate toys. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Garden Party Jamboree

Summer of Learning Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Get ready to sing, wiggle and dance along as we start the garden party with Nancy Stewart! Description: Day or night, the garden is a busy place! Join Northwest singer-songwriter Nancy Stewart for this singing celebration of the plants and animals living in your own garden. We’ll dance with the spiders, sing with the birds, and discover hidden life above and below the ground. For ages 0-5. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Make a Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Make a Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Project STEAM: Hexaflexagons!

Summer of Learning Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Explore the interconnectedness of art and science, along with some technology, engineering and math, too! Description: What’s a hexaflexagon? Find out and build this amazing paper “toy” with artist Adam Collet, then decorate the surface with unique patterns and explore the structure and multiple hidden surfaces within, as the patterns change. For ages 7-12. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer.… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required, but space in this program is limited to 25 people. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Coast Salish Stories, Art and Design

Summer of Learning Where: Montlake Branch. Room Location: Betty Bennett Simpson Reading Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Explore Coast Salish design, culture and art with teaching artist Ty Juvinel. Description: Learn about Coast Salish culture, the significance of paddles, and the different design elements used within Coast Salish art. For all ages 7 and up. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Pollution Solutions

Summer of Learning Where: South Park Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Learn what YOU can do to prevent storm water pollution! Description: Did you know that dog poop and other polluted storm water runoff is a leading cause of damage to the Duwamish River and Puget Sound? Often, storm water flows directly into these waters without any treatment to clean it and this creates numerous costs to the public and to wildlife. See how YOU can make a difference with Duwamish Valley Youth Corps. For ages 9-18. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Intro to Google Drive

Technology Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 3 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Class type: Other. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn how to back up, organize, and provide remote access for your files efficiently with Google Drive. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is no required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

High Point Branch Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle, and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

CANCELED - Detective Cookie's Chess Club

Kids & Families Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: **WILL RESUME IN AUGUST** Children and teens, ages 7 and up, are invited to join the group. Family and community members are also welcome. Drop by to learn and play chess! Description: This urban chess club has been ongoing since 2007. New members are always welcome! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Intro to Google Maps

Technology Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 3 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Class type: Other. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Explore the world with Google Maps; create an itinerary for a mock-journey, highlight and explain the various functions and available features. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

Northgate Branch Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle, and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. 中文. Русский. Tiểng Việt. Soomaali. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Translation: Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng Anh: đọc, viết, ngữ pháp và từ vựng. Cawiimad wax Barashada ee Dadka Waaweyn Ku socda waqti kasta si a… Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Youth Drop in Chess

High Point Branch Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Come play a game of chess! Children and teens are invited to drop by for fun and casual games of chess. Description: All skill levels are welcome. Chess sets and guidance by an adult chess coach will be available. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Learning Buddies

Kids & Families Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Play math and reading games! Get better at math and reading this summer with a high school buddy. Description: Learning Buddies is a program that pairs elementary school students with a high school mentor. This is a first come-first served, drop-in program for children going into grades K-5 this fall. Each buddy session will last up to one hour. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Beginner English Class

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 2 - Howard S. Wright Family & Janet W. Ketcham Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Class meets June 26 - Aug. 30, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:30 -7:30 p.m. For students who speak some English. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan algo de inglés. 针对会讲一些英文的学生. Dành cho học sinh nói được tiếng Anh. Ardayda Ingiriis xooga ku hadla. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Talk Time English Conversation Class

Basic Skills Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Talk Time Summary: Gratis, prácticas de conversación en inglés. Todos los niveles. Inscripción no necesaria. 免费英文对话练习班.所有程度. 不需要报名. Thực hành đàm thoại tiếng Anh miễn phí. Tất cả các trình độ. Không cần đăng ký. Talk Time Description: This program is for all ability levels. Participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Offered in partnership with Literacy Source. Translation: Come to a free English conversation class to practice speaking English. More ESL Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/literacy-and-esl/esl-calendar. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Family STEAM Night: Make a Summer Splash

Greenwood Branch Where: Greenwood Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Make a summer splash and explore all things water! We'll paint, play, and experiment in a variety of ways! Description: Dress for a mess. Recommended for ages 5 and up, but younger kids are welcome! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Fiddle & Accordion Melodies at Albert Davis Park

Lake City Branch Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: Albert Davis Park 12526 27th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98125. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join the Seattle Parks Department and the Lake City Branch music of the fiddle and accordion by Valerie Cohen and Brad Reynolds. Fun for all ages! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Family Story Time

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

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Bam! Boom! Shake the Room!

Summer of Learning Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Shake up your body and expand your mind with beats and melodies from around the world. Description: People of all ages are invited to learn about the natural world, experiment with new languages and create a spontaneous community jam session with Eli Rosenblatt's high-energy blend of sounds from all over the globe. For all ages. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Family Story Time

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

Family Story Time

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

Family-Friendly English Class

Basic Skills Where: South Park Branch. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Class meets June 27 - Aug. 30, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. For all English levels. Registration during the first two weeks of class. Description: Families welcome – activities for children during class. Practice reading, writing, speaking, listening, vocabulary, and grammar. For all levels of English. Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Translation: Familias bienvenidas – Actividades para niños durante la clase. Todos los niveles. 欢迎家人参加—课上有为小孩子准备的活动. 所有程度. Chào đón các gia đình - có các hoạt động cho trẻ em trong lớp học. Tất cả các trình độ. Soo dhawaada qoysaska—hawla ciyaalka loogu talagalay inta fasalka lagu jiro. Dhammaan heerarka. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 9:45 AM – 11:00 AM.

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

StoryTime Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. English. Summary: 幼兒樂園裡 孩子們可透過玩遊戲 英文兒歌敎唱 讀故事書 做簡易手工及玩各類玩具等不同的活動方式 達到啟蒙的目的並協助幼兒們提前適應將來入學的環境 且更可幚助幼兒學習到如何與別人分享及相處的經驗。而幼兒的照顧者更可藉此機會與社區內其他幼兒照顧者交換資訊及經驗並拓展人際關係. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Through this group children are being prepared for preschool and kindergarten learning environments, as well as building relationship with other children. Caregivers also build and strengthen connection and communication with their children, and connect with other caregivers in the community. The Kaleidoscope… More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Ready to Work Class - English, Computer & Job Skills

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

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler Story Time at the Greenwood branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Family Story Time

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

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

StoryTime Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Kaleidoscope play & learn offers a chance for children and their families to come play and have a good time. This group is open to children of all abilities, ages 18 months to 5 years old. Description: Children learn and explore through the use of art, music, toys and more. Families learn about their child's development and community resources available to them. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Toddler Story Time

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

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Central Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Stellaluna

Summer of Learning Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Join Tears of Joy Theatre for a puppet show based on the popular children’s book. Description: Based on the beloved book by Janell Cannon, our rendition of this charming story is full of excitement, adventure, and big laughs. Come along as our adorable fruit bat friend, Stellaluna, learns just what it takes to be a bird, a bat, and a friend. This performance features adorable puppets that kids can explore after the show. For all ages. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology,… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Family Story Time

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

Family Story Time

StoryTime Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Family Story Time at the Greenwood Branch! Bring your children of all ages to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Firefighter Story Time

StoryTime Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: The Seattle Public Library invites preschoolers, parents and caregivers to a special story time that highlights fire safety. Description: Seattle firefighters will read books about fire safety and display some of their firefighting equipment. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

StoryTime Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the University Branch! Bring your families and preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Kristin. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

StoryTime Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is preschool story time at the South Park Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Miss Bea. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Jim Thixton and Carol Bennett Thixton Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Magnolia branch library! Bring your kids to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Wilderness Sleuths

Summer of Learning Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Join Woodland Park Zoo to learn how to group and classify animals as we figure out our special mystery guests! Description: Using our senses, we’ll observe characteristics and behaviors, comparing and contrasting our observations with other animals we may be more familiar with. Then, we get to meet some zoo animals while learning how scientists are still discovering new species of plants and animals almost every day! For ages 6 and under. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math.… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

Delridge Branch Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle, and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Waddler Story Time

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

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

Green Lake Branch Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your infants 0-12 months to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at Douglass-Truth! Bring your infants age 0-12 months to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 1:00 PM – 1:40 PM.

LibraryLab: Gizmos and Gadgets

Summer of Learning Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Drop in during this summer LibraryLab series and try out our builder and discovery kits. Kits may include Snap Ciruits, Ozobot Bits, Dash Robots, Kano Computer Kits, Kibo Robotic Kits, Legos and more! Description: LibraryLab is a time for people of all ages to experiment, play and create amazing inventions. We have guided sessions as well as drop-in times when you can create at your own pace, using materials we provide. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

World's Slowest Computer

Summer of Learning Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Build a computer that processes information at “human speed,” using sponges and sticky notes. This exercise helps you understand the basic principles of computing through a fun, competitive activity. Description: Get ready to build a computer and compete against time! These computers use pen and paper for memory cells, a grid of kitchen sponges for a screen, participants’ minds and bodies as processing units, and a simple programming language as their instructions. In teams, learners build their computers by arranging their sponges and memory cells correctly. Each team will receive the same program to execute – in the form of stacks of printed code – with the goal of running the program correctly before the other te… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. For ages 9 and up. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Beginner English Class

Basic Skills Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Class meets June 25 - August 29, Mondays & Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m. For students who speak little or no English. Registration and testing during the first two weeks of class. Description: Practice reading, writing, speaking, listening, vocabulary, and grammar. Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please attend class and speak to the instructor to find out if you can register. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan poco o nada de inglés. 针对不会讲英文或是英文程度很低的学生. Dành cho học sinh biết rất ít hoặc không biết tiếng Anh. Ardayda aan ku hadli karin Ingiriiska ama wax yar ku hadla. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Community Resource Specialist Drop-In Hours

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 165 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Español. Summary: Are you looking for housing, shelter, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

中文电脑辅导课 (Chinese Computer Practice Lab)

Chinese Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 3 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Audience: Adults. Language: 中文. Summary: 有电脑问题吗?请来参加我们的中文电脑辅导课。Do you have any computer or library related questions? Come to our Chinese Practice Lab at the Central Library. Description: 辅导课上我们可以帮助您关于电脑或是图书馆服务方面的问题。帮助内容例如:互联网、电子邮件、中文打字、如何开始使用您的笔记本电脑或平板电脑(iPad)、如何下载软件、如何下载图书馆电子、微软办公管理软件或其他软件。. Notes: 本课程不需要报名,咨询请电 206-684-0849. Translation: In the practice lab, we are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Help topics include: Internet and Email, typing in Chinese, getting started with your laptop or tablet computer, downloading software, downloading e-books and audiobooks, Microsoft Office or other software questions. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Puzzles and Pie Happy Hour

Summer of Learning Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Meet international puzzle artist Sarah Jane Lapp and help assemble her newest puzzles! Description: What’s better than pie and a puzzle party on a summer afternoon? Socialize and put together a variety of puzzles with your friends, family and neighbors. For ages 6 and up. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Make a Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Make a Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Citizenship Class

Citizenship Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Get information about applying for citizenship. Prepare for the citizenship interview and civics test. Bring your permanent resident card and driver’s license or identification card. Registration in class. Description: Bring a copy of the front and back of your permanent resident card and driver’s license or identification card. Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Offered in partnership with Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS). Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. To start your citizenship application, go to Citizenship Works. If you have questions, please attend the class and speak with the instructor. In partnership with Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS). Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Talk Time English Conversation Class

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 1 - Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Talk Time Summary: Gratis, prácticas de conversación en inglés. Todos los niveles. Inscripción no necesaria. 免费英文对话练习班.所有程度. 不需要报名. Thực hành đàm thoại tiếng Anh miễn phí. Tất cả các trình độ. Không cần đăng ký. Talk Time Description: This program is for beginning to advanced level learners. , Participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Offered in partnership with Literacy Source. Translation: Come to a free English conversation class to practice speaking English. More ESL Programs: http://www.spl.org/esol. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

High Point Branch Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle, and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library and AARP are working together to offer free post-season tax help at the Central Library. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://beta.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Magic by AlakaSam!

Summer of Learning Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Yesler Community Center | 917 E. Yesler Way Seattle WA. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: AlakaSam’s magic show is a fun-filled, amazing and interactive experience! Description: Witness the magic all around us as AlakaSam magically and instantly transforms a silk to cane, links solid steel rings and performs amazing mind reading! Learn the components of a habitat as a volunteer helps magically produce one on stage! For all ages. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

CANCELED - Teen Space

Teens Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Nothing to do after school? Got a little time on your hands? Well, come to the Rainier Beach Branch and hang out with your friends and other teens your age. Description: Nothing to do after school? Got a little time on your hands? Well, come to the Rainier Beach Branch and hang out with your friends and other teens your age. Play video games, board games, listen to music, talk and laugh out loud, and eat until the food runs out. This program is intended for middle and high school students between ages 12 and 18. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Teen Time

Teens Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Play games, hang out, and make new friends this summer at the NewHolly Branch. Description: Drop in to Teen Time for fun activities, including board and video games. Bring a friend and we'll bring the games! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

Northgate Branch Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle, and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. 中文. Русский. Tiểng Việt. Soomaali. አማርኛ. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng Anh: đọc, viết, ngữ pháp và từ vự… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Summer Book Bingo Party at Naked City Brewery & Taphouse

Greenwood Branch Where: non-library location. Address: Naked City Brewery & Taphouse 8564 Greenwood Ave N Seattle, WA 98103. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Have a drink and mingle with other book lovers at the Summer Book Bingo Party! Description: Are you playing Book Bingo, the summer reading program for adults? Join other readers in the Screening Room at Naked City Brewery & Taphouse in Greenwood to exchange book suggestions, get ideas for those tough-to-complete squares, have a drink, and celebrate summer. Library staff and other special guests will be on hand with activities, giveaways, reading suggestions, and more! Happy Hour specials are available from 5-6 p.m. and don’t forget your ID as this is a 21+ event. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This is a 21+ event. Summer Book Bingo is brought to you by The Seattle Public Library and Seattle Arts & Lectures. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Intermediate English Class

Basic Skills Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Class meets June 25 - Aug. 29, Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m. For students who speak some English. Registration and testing during the first two weeks of class. Description: Practice reading, writing, speaking, listening, vocabulary, and grammar. Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please attend class and speak to the instructor to find out if you can register. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan algo de inglés. 针对会讲一些英文的学生. Dành cho học sinh nói được tiếng Anh. Ardayda Ingiriis xooga ku hadla. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Pajamas & Puppets

StoryTime Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It's time for pajamas and puppets at the Northeast Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy a puppet show -- along with stories, rhymes, songs and fun -- with our children's librarian. Description: Pajamas are welcome and encouraged! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Story Time at the Washington Park Arboretum

StoryTime Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: Story Time will meet at the "Tot Lot" at the corner of E Lynn St and 26th Ave. E. Signs. Library staff will be there to guide you to the story time location. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time in the Washington Park Arboretum! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 11:00 PM – 11:30 PM.

Family-Friendly English Class

Basic Skills Where: South Park Branch. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Class meets June 27 - Aug. 30, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. For all English levels. Registration during the first two weeks of class. Description: Families welcome – activities for children during class. Practice reading, writing, speaking, listening, vocabulary, and grammar. For all levels of English. Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Translation: Familias bienvenidas – Actividades para niños durante la clase. Todos los niveles. 欢迎家人参加—课上有为小孩子准备的活动. 所有程度. Chào đón các gia đình - có các hoạt động cho trẻ em trong lớp học. Tất cả các trình độ. Soo dhawaada qoysaska—hawla ciyaalka loogu talagalay inta fasalka lagu jiro. Dhammaan heerarka. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 9:45 AM – 11:00 AM.

Employment Assistance with Neighborhood House

Civics & Social Services Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a drop-in event with Neighborhood House to see if you qualify for employment assistance, if you are eligible for or currently on Basic Food. Description: Drop-in and speak with an employment specialist or case manager from Neighborhood House to see if you qualify for assistance. Are you seeking living wage employment? Are you interested in furthering your education? Do you need help writing a resume and applying for jobs? The Neighborhood House team can help you out! Services provided: • Healthcare Employment Training • Youth Employment Programs • Childcare Certificate Training • Interview Preparation • Access to income resources • Help wi… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Ready to Work Class - English, Computer & Job Skills

Basic Skills Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Get help with English language skills, job finding, support services and computer skills. Registration is required. Description: The program combines English classes with computer literacy instruction and case management to help immigrants gain job readiness skills and take steps toward economic self-sufficiency. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Call Rainier Beach Branch at 206-386-1906 to register. For more information, go to visit http://www.seattle.gov/iandraffairs/RTW. Translation: ሬዲ ቱ ዎርክ" የኢ. ኤስ. ኤል; የኮምፒዩተር ትምህርት; የድጋፍ እገልግሎቶች እና ስራ የማፈላለግ ድጋፍ በነጻ የሚሰጥ ፕሮግራም ነው 免費ESL課程+基礎電腦課程+職業輔導以及支援服務 Barnaamijka U Diyaar Garowga Shaqo waa mid la-cag la’aan ah barashada ESL + fasalka kombuyuutar-ka + qof kula shaqeeyo + taakuleynta baahidaada. Ready To Work es un programa gratuito que incluye El ingles como Segunda Lengua (ESL) + Clase de computación + Servicios de apoyo + Ayuda para conseguir el empleo Ready To Work là một chương trình bảo gồm lớp ESL miển phí + lớp vi tính + c… Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 10:15 AM – 10:35 AM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is toddler story time at the Northgate Branch! Join us to enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with our children's librarian. For children ages 1-3. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Intermediate English Class - For Immigrants & Refugees

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Class meets June 26 - Aug. 14, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30- 1 p.m. For students who speak some English. Registration and testing during the first two weeks of class. Description: For immigrants and refugees who speak some English. No temporary visas accepted. Registration and testing on June 26. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Offered in partnership with Seattle Central College. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan algo de inglés. 针对会讲一些英文的学生. Dành cho học sinh nói được tiếng Anh. Ardayda Ingiriis xooga ku hadla. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM.

Children Story Time

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

Children’s Story Time at Madrona Playground Park

StoryTime Where: non-library location. Address: Madrona Playground Park 3211 E Spring St Seattle, WA 98122 Children's Story Time will meet at the basketball court in the park. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Madrona Playground Park! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, crafts and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Microsoft Excel 2013 Basics

Technology Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 3 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Class type: Microsoft Office. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn how to build an Excel worksheet from beginning to end, discover the easiest ways to enter data, change data, format your worksheets, save and print them. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Yoga at Greenwood Park

Greenwood Branch Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: Greenwood Park 8905 Fremont Ave N Seattle, WA 98204. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Join Librarian Miss Erin and Yoga Instructor Nazz for a morning of Yoga, stories, crafts, parachute fun, and more! Rain or shine! Children and families of all ages are welcome. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Description: 所有活动均为免费。在各分馆设有限额免费停车位. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Family Story Time

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

African Showcase Performance

Summer of Learning Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Explore the music and dance of West Africa! Description: Teaching artists from Gansango Music & Dance Company perform music and dance from West Africa. This interactive performance will entertain and educate, blending contemporary and traditional dance with drumming, song and audience participation. For all ages. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Project STEAM: Spinning Tops!

Summer of Learning Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Explore the interconnectedness of art and science, along with some technology, engineering and math, too! Description: A spinning top: the world’s oldest toy? Possibly. Learn about spinning tops, how they work, how they fail and how they influence all types of machines and inventions around us, with artist Adam Collet. For ages 4-12. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Story Time

StoryTime Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It's preschool story time at the Northgate Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. For children ages 3 - 5. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Northeast Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 11:15 AM – 11:35 AM.

Parachute Story Time at Neighborhood House High Point

StoryTime Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Neighborhood House High Point Center | 6400 Sylvan Way S.W. Seattle WA. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at Neighborhood House High Point! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to the Family Center to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and parachute games with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Contact: Nathalie Gelms. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Tech Help

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with basic technology and Library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Call 206-386-4636 or sign up in person at the Level 5 Reference Desk. Appointments are scheduled for up to one hour. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

Delridge Branch Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle, and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

Broadview Branch Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Cafe Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle, and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

Green Lake Branch Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Teen Service Learning: Photojournalism

Teens Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Teen Service Learners will have the opportunity to connect with their community through photojournalism. Teens can apply to participate by July 13th. Description: This program is presented by Youth in Focus. Participants will meet other teens, go into the community and share photographing experiences and come away with images and prints that have captured the heart of their interests. They will learn the fundamental skills of photography including camera shooting, composition, and how to edit and manipulate photos using Adobe Lightroom, along with the history and current themes of photojournalism and how they can use images to capture parts of the world that are powe… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. A Service Learning application is required and there are only 10 spots available. The last date to turn in applications is July 13th, but spots may fill up before then. Teen service learning can earn 20 Service Hours during this opportunity. Please speak to a Teen Librarian at Northeast Branch or call 206-684-7539 for more information on applying. Visit the information on our website to learn more about Teen Service Learning. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Arts and Crafts Studio

Arts & Culture Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Drop in and join our staff to complete weekly arts and crafts projects. For ages 2-10. Parents and children will work together to complete weekly arts and crafts projects. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

中文电脑辅导课 (Chinese Computer Practice Lab)

Chinese Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 3 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Audience: Adults. Language: 中文. Summary: 有电脑问题吗?请来参加我们的中文电脑辅导课。Do you have any computer or library related questions? Come to our Chinese Practice Lab at the Central Library. Description: 辅导课上我们可以帮助您关于电脑或是图书馆服务方面的问题。帮助内容例如:互联网、电子邮件、中文打字、如何开始使用您的笔记本电脑或平板电脑(iPad)、如何下载软件、如何下载图书馆电子、微软办公管理软件或其他软件。. Notes: 本课程不需要报名,咨询请电 206-684-0849. Translation: In the practice lab, we are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Help topics include: Internet and Email, typing in Chinese, getting started with your laptop or tablet computer, downloading software, downloading e-books and audiobooks, Microsoft Office or other software questions. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Wee-Bots

Summer of Learning Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: A program for little robot engineers to practice directional language, basic programming skills, problem solving, and design. Registration is required. Description: Explore the world of robotic programming through a story, movement activities, and programmable floor robots, Bee-Bots with educators from the Museum of Flight. For ages 4-8. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Wading Pool Water Science at Bitter Lake Community Center

Summer of Learning Where: Broadview Branch. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: Bitter Lake Community Center 13035 Linden Ave N. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Hang out at the Bitter Lake Wading Pool for some water science experiments with Miss Louisa and score your free summer book! For all ages. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

High Point Branch Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle, and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Lake City Branch at the Farmers Market

Lake City Branch Where: Lake City Branch. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: Lake City Farmers Market NE 125th St & 28th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98125. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Kids and Families can enjoy the Bookmobile, story time, crafts, science and special presentations each week at the Farmers' Market! Description: The bookmobile will be on site from 4-7 each Thursday through the end of August. Individual special events listed separately. View in Catalog: "BOOK TITLE" by AUTHOR NAME. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 3:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Children's' Story Time at Lake City Farmers' Market

StoryTime Where: Lake City Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Lake City Farmers' Market right in front of Lake City Branch. Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with Librarian Nancy P. Description: Lake City Branch will be closed for renovation, but library staff and activities will be on hand Thursdays from 3 -7 p.m. each week of the market from June through September! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Contact: Nancy Pew. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

Lake City Branch at the Lake City Farmers' Market

Fun & Games Where: non-library location. Address: Lake City Farmers Market NE 125th & 28th NE. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join Lake City Library staff for stories, crafts, STEM, artistic performances, cultural celebrations and library material checkouts through out the summer. Description: Check the calendar for events which are being listed individually for each Thursday this summer during the Farmers' Market. Notes: Though Lake City Branch is closed for remodeling, staff will be on hand at the Farmers' Market and other venues throughout the closure. Contact Info: Contact: Nancy Pew. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 3:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

Northgate Branch Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle, and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Bookmobile at the Lake City Farmers' Market

Outside the Library Where: non-library location. Address: Lake City Farmers' Market 12501 28th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98125. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: The bookmobile will be at the Lake City Farmers Market! Description: Stop by the Lake City Farmers Market to visit the bookmobile, get a library card, check out books & movies, and do fun activities! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Thursday, July 26, 2018, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Learning Buddies

Student Success Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Play math and reading games! Get better at math and reading this summer with a high school buddy. Description: Learning Buddies is a program that pairs elementary school students with a high school mentor. This is a first come-first served, drop-in program for children going into grades K-5 this fall. Each buddy session will last up to one hour. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Poetry for Learning English

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Read poetry and write about your journey to becoming a new American. Registration required on the first day of class. Description: For English language learners. The focus of the class will be on immigrant and refugee experiences. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required on the first day of class. Class will be open until full. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Beginner English Class

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 2 - Howard S. Wright Family & Janet W. Ketcham Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Class meets June 26 - Aug. 30, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:30 -7:30 p.m. For students who speak some English. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan algo de inglés. 针对会讲一些英文的学生. Dành cho học sinh nói được tiếng Anh. Ardayda Ingiriis xooga ku hadla. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Chess Club

Northeast Branch Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come play a game of chess! Children, teens and adults - people of all ages are invited to drop by for fun and casual games of chess. Chess puzzles and basic chess instruction also available. Description: All skill levels are welcome. Chess sets and guidance by an adult chess coach will be available. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

The Fake News Survival Guide: Resources and Tips for Staying Informed

Technology Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 4 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Class type: Other. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: This class provides an overview of fake news and the information cycle, instructions on how to evaluate information, and provides resources/best practices for identifying fake news. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Rainier Beach Branch Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

American Sign Language Story Time at the Lake City Farmers' Market

StoryTime Where: Lake City Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Bring your toddlers and preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our American Sign Language (ASL) storyteller at the Lake City Farmer's Market. Description: Join us for a story time presented in American Sign Language with voice interpretation. ASL-fluent staff will be on hand to answer questions about the Library. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Poetry Potluck

Ballard Branch Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join our informal gathering to listen to and read poetry aloud. Bring a few favorite poems, whether classics or new discoveries, and share them around the table. This is a feast of poetry. (Not a food event.). Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 6:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is baby story time at the Northgate Branch! Bring your infants age 0-12 months to enjoy music and fun with our children's librarian. Stay afterward for a social playtime with other families. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, July 27, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

Garden Party Jamboree

Summer of Learning Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Get ready to sing, wiggle and dance along as we start the garden party! Description: Day or night, the garden is a busy place! Join Northwest singer-songwriter Nancy Stewart for this singing celebration of the plants and animals living in your own garden. We’ll dance with the spiders, sing with the birds, and discover hidden life above and below the ground. For ages 0-5. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Make a Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Make a Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, July 27, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Learn More About Your Smartphone

University Branch Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Class type: Other. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Would you like to understand your smartphone better? Whether you'd like to download free books from the library or take a selfie, help is available. For ages 50+. Registration is required. Description: Bring your questions to this informal session presented by Library staff in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation, Lifelong Learning (50+). Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. To register, call Robin Branman at 206-386-9106. Contact Info: Contact: Paige Chernow. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, July 27, 2018, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

Broadview Branch Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Cafe Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle, and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, July 27, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories, and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, July 27, 2018, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Digital Music

Summer of Learning Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Explore the professional tools used by audio engineers and learn about this career pathway. Description: Digital audio production is a part of nearly every song heard today. Explore the professional tools used by audio engineers from Foundry 10, with the goal of composing a complete song in a digital interface. Come make music with real audio engineers who can share their view of the industry, their knowledge and tips for learning the tools, and help you become the next big producer. Music offers a powerful and creative avenue into the world of sound engineering, where it is one of many career pathways. For… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, July 27, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Afternoon Book Group

Book Groups Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Greenwood Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is “To the Bright Edge of the World” by Eowyn Ivey. Book Description: In the winter of 1885, decorated war hero Colonel Allen Forrester leads an exploratory expedition up the Wolverine River and into the vast, untamed Alaska Territory. Leaving behind Sophie, his newly pregnant wife, Forrester records his extraordinary experiences in hopes that his journal will reach her if he doesn't return. View in Catalog: "To the Bright Edge of the World" by Eowyn Ivey. Next Month's Title: “Cannery Row” by John Steinbeck. Notes: This group meets the last Friday of the month at 2:00 p.m. , Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, July 27, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

High Point Branch Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle, and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, July 27, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

Northgate Branch Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle, and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, July 27, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Family Story Time

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

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Columbia Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler Story Time at the Columbia branch! Toddlers 14- 36 months enjoy rhymes, songs and parachute fun with our children's librarian (older sister and brother "helpers" are welcome. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 28, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Citizenship Class

Citizenship Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Get information about applying for citizenship. Prepare for the citizenship interview and civics test. Bring your permanent resident card and driver’s license or identification card. Registration in class. Description: Bring a copy of the front and back of your permanent resident card and driver’s license or identification card. Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Offered in partnership with Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS). Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. To start your citizenship application, go to Citizenship Works. If you have questions, please attend the class and speak with the instructor. In partnership with Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS). Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 28, 2018, 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Talk Time English Conversation Class

Basic Skills Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Talk Time Summary: Gratis, prácticas de conversación en inglés. Todos los niveles. Inscripción no necesaria. 免费英文对话练习班.所有程度. 不需要报名. Thực hành đàm thoại tiếng Anh miễn phí. Tất cả các trình độ. Không cần đăng ký. Talk Time Description: This program is for all ability levels. Participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Offered in partnership with Literacy Source. Translation: Come to a free English conversation class to practice speaking English. More ESL Programs: http://www.spl.org/esol. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 28, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Broadview Branch Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng Anh: đọc, viết, ngữ pháp và từ vự… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Translation: Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng Anh: đọc, viết, ngữ pháp và từ vựng. Cawiimad wax Barashada ee Dadka Waaweyn Ku socda waqti kasta si aad… Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 28, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Pop Up Music Memory Digitization Labs at KEXP

*Central Library Where: non-library location. Address: KEXP Gathering Space 472 1st Ave N Seattle, WA 98109. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Preserve your music memories! Registration is required. Description: Archivists and librarians from KEXP, the UW Ethnomusicology Archives, Washington State University, the Moving Image Preservation of Puget Sound, and The Seattle Public Library will assist attendees with creating digital copies of their music memories. Register online to reserve time in the labs built to transfer your video, audio, photos and small posters into digital file-based formats. Learn about best practices for preserving your music memories into the future. Take home a helpful zine covering the… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Online registration is required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 28, 2018, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: International District/Chinatown Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Description: 所有活动均为免费。在各分馆设有限额免费停车位. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Parking is available on the streets around the branch. Patrons may pay to park in the garage beneath International District Village Square II. Enter the garage from the two-way alley behind the building via South Lane or South Dearborn. Daily p… More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 28, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

African Showcase Performance

Summer of Learning Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Jim Thixton and Carol Bennett Thixton Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Explore the music and dance of West Africa! Description: Teaching artists from Gansango Music & Dance Company perform music and dance from West Africa. This interactive performance will entertain and educate, blending contemporary and traditional dance with drumming, song and audience participation. For all ages. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 28, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Explore! NW Earth & Animals

Summer of Learning Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Explore this mobile children’s science museum exhibit, from Idea Hatch: STEAM for Kids, with hands-on activities at each station. Description: Stations range from an Augmented Reality sandbox with a new watershed and stream component, to finding camouflaged animals; from making and flying paper birds in a wind tunnel to guessing animals from realistic fur, claw, and scat reproductions. Participants take home a tree round pendant they’ve decorated with animal tracks, and leaf rubbing art. For all ages. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 28, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Tiểng Việt. Summary: Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese story times for young children!). Description: Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 28, 2018, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Beacon Hill Branch! (It is Spanish story time at the Beacon Hill Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Beacon Hill Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 28, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Game On!

Summer of Learning Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Come to the High Point Library for board games and open play on the Xbox 360 and Wii. For youth of all ages. Description: Whether you are a gaming expert or newbie: here is your chance to get some game time, meet other gamers and hear about SPL's Summer of Learning Programs for all ages. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 28, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

YouTube It!

Summer of Learning Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Love looking through YouTube channels, and want to create your own? Then this is the workshop for you! Description: Learn how to create and manage a YouTube page, customize your page, and upload media with teaching artists from Reel Grrls. We will help you create an intro vlog, and help you get started. If you have your own laptop – feel free to bring it! For ages 13-18. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 28, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko oo Soomali ah (Somali Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 28, 2018, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko oo Soomali ah (Somali Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, July 28, 2018, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Tide Pool Science at Carkeek Park

Summer of Learning Where: non-library location. Address: Carkeek Park 950 NW Carkeek Park Rd Seattle, WA 98177. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Explore Carkeek Park at low tide with Miss Louisa, the children's librarian. Description: Start time for our walk will coincide with low-tide and we will meet at the bottom of the train trestle stairs on the beach side. All Ages. Bring your buckets! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Sunday, July 29, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Foley: Create Sound FX for Audio and Movies

Summer of Learning Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Create your own sound effects for movies, video games, radio, and other performing arts inside a mobile recording studio! Registration is required. Description: Learn how sounds are created in visual performing arts, and how perspective can change with sound and audio. Teaching artists from STYLE (Songwriting Through Youth Literature Education) will provide the tools, a soundstage, and a recording studio to capture what is created! For ages 10-18. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Sunday, July 29, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

The Library at Emerald City Black Pride

Social Justice Where: non-library location. Address: Jimi Hendrix Park 2400 S Massachusetts St Seattle, WA 98144. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Staff from The Seattle Public Library will be at the Emerald City Black Pride 2018. Description: Come by the Library's table at the Emerald City Black Pride 2018 to learn more about how the Library serves Seattle’s LGBTQIA youth and families! Staff will be signing up visitors for library cards, checking out LGBTQIA books, handing out LGBTQIA-focused booklists, providing interactive activities, and talking about various resources that the Library provides. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Sunday, July 29, 2018, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Family Story Time at Broadview Tap House

StoryTime Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: Broadview Tap House 217 N 125th St Seattle, WA 98133. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Broadview Tap House! Bring your whole family to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with Miss Louisa while enjoying a summer family afternoon out. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Sunday, July 29, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Community Resource Specialist Drop-In Hours

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

Drop-In Assistive Technology Open Lab

LEAP Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 167 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Computer Room. Audience: Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Come to the LEAP Drop-In Lab session for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help in the use of the Library's assistive technology for disabled and special needs patrons. Description: LEAP staff members are available to answer questions and assist in the use of the Library's JAWS speech and ZoomText magnification software. Staff is also able to assist patrons in the use of the assistive technology to download eBooks, setup free email accounts, or request books and DVDs, or help with other adaptive equipment. Other help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Computer basics - Internet basics - Microsoft Word Please note: LEAP-staff cannot assist with any kind of… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Ready to Work Class - English, Computer & Job Skills

Basic Skills Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Get help with English language skills, job finding, support services and computer skills. Registration is required. Description: The program combines English classes with computer literacy instruction and case management to help immigrants gain job readiness skills and take steps toward economic self-sufficiency. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Call Rainier Beach Branch at 206-386-1906 to register. For more information, go to visit http://www.seattle.gov/iandraffairs/RTW. Translation: ሬዲ ቱ ዎርክ" የኢ. ኤስ. ኤል; የኮምፒዩተር ትምህርት; የድጋፍ እገልግሎቶች እና ስራ የማፈላለግ ድጋፍ በነጻ የሚሰጥ ፕሮግራም ነው 免費ESL課程+基礎電腦課程+職業輔導以及支援服務 Barnaamijka U Diyaar Garowga Shaqo waa mid la-cag la’aan ah barashada ESL + fasalka kombuyuutar-ka + qof kula shaqeeyo + taakuleynta baahidaada. Ready To Work es un programa gratuito que incluye El ingles como Segunda Lengua (ESL) + Clase de computación + Servicios de apoyo + Ayuda para conseguir el empleo Ready To Work là một chương trình bảo gồm lớp ESL miển phí + lớp vi tính + c… Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

CANCELED - Children's Story Time

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

CANCELED - Children’s Story Time

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

Story Time at Albert Davis Park

Lake City Branch Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: Albert Davis Park 12526 27th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at Albert Davis Park just north of Lake City Branch. Bring your children from birth to age 10 to enjoy stories, science and craft activities and FUN with our children's librarian, Nancy P. Description: Enjoy stories, rhymes, crafts and science in the park! Starting in July, Hunger Intervention Program will off free meals for youth and their caregivers at noon weekdays. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Contact: Nancy Pew. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

Delridge Branch Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle, and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

Broadview Branch Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Cafe Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle, and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

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

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

Green Lake Branch Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Ballard branch library! Bring your lap babies to enjoy tummy time, stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 12:45 PM – 1:15 PM.

Teen Service Learning: Photojournalism

Teens Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Teen Service Learners will have the opportunity to connect with their community through photojournalism. Teens can apply to participate by July 13th. Description: This program is presented by Youth in Focus. Participants will meet other teens, go into the community and share photographing experiences and come away with images and prints that have captured the heart of their interests. They will learn the fundamental skills of photography including camera shooting, composition, and how to edit and manipulate photos using Adobe Lightroom, along with the history and current themes of photojournalism and how they can use images to capture parts of the world that are powe… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. A Service Learning application is required and there are only 10 spots available. The last date to turn in applications is July 13th, but spots may fill up before then. Teen service learning can earn 20 Service Hours during this opportunity. Please speak to a Teen Librarian at Northeast Branch or call 206-684-7539 for more information on applying. Visit the information on our website to learn more about Teen Service Learning. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Project STEAM: Series at Neighborhood House High Point Center

Summer of Learning Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Neighborhood House High Point Center | 6400 Sylvan Way S.W. Seattle WA. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Explore math and science concepts in this creative art series! Registration is required. Description: Participants will innovate and use their creative brainpower to solve problems inventors face every day while exploring paper folding and cutting, tessellations, hexaflexagons, spinning tops and helicopters! This series of projects is designed to illuminate the integration of art and STEM fields in a new and unique way. Participants explore several different inventions and concepts and apply that knowledge to their own individual art work. These projects have been selected to give youth a greater appreciat… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Beginner English Class

Basic Skills Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Class meets June 25 - August 29, Mondays & Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m. For students who speak little or no English. Registration and testing during the first two weeks of class. Description: Practice reading, writing, speaking, listening, vocabulary, and grammar. Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please attend class and speak to the instructor to find out if you can register. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan poco o nada de inglés. 针对不会讲英文或是英文程度很低的学生. Dành cho học sinh biết rất ít hoặc không biết tiếng Anh. Ardayda aan ku hadli karin Ingiriiska ama wax yar ku hadla. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Coast Salish Stories, Art and Design

Summer of Learning Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Explore Coast Salish design, culture and art with teaching artist Ty Juvinel. Description: Learn about Coast Salish culture, the significance of paddles, and the different design elements used within Coast Salish art. For ages 7 and up. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Story ‘Hood Game Building Series

Summer of Learning Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Do you want to become a game designer? Create a mobile video game that anyone will be able to play with a mobile phone or tablet. For ages 10-14. Registration is required. Description: Create a game using TaleBlazer. The game will be based on the High Point Neighborhood Commons Park where we will test and play the game. This program is most ideal if you can attend at least 6 of the 7 sessions. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. You will be registered for the entire series. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Citizenship Class

Citizenship Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Get information about applying for citizenship. Prepare for the citizenship interview and civics test. Bring your permanent resident card and driver’s license or identification card. Registration in class. Description: Bring a copy of the front and back of your permanent resident card and driver’s license or identification card. Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Offered in partnership with Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS). Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. To start your citizenship application, go to Citizenship Works. If you have questions, please attend the class and speak with the instructor. In partnership with Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS). Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

High Point Branch Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle, and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Library Play Time

Kids & Families Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Jim Thixton and Carol Bennett Thixton Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Bring your children to the library to play, read and meet other families. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Digital Music

Summer of Learning Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Explore the professional tools used by audio engineers and learn about this career pathway. Registration is required. Description: Digital audio production is a part of nearly every song heard today. Explore the professional tools used by audio engineers from Foundry 10, with the goal of composing a complete song in a digital interface. Come make music with real audio engineers who can share their view of the industry, their knowledge and tips for learning the tools, and help you become the next big producer. Music offers a powerful and creative avenue into the world of sound engineering, where it is one of many career pathways. For… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Make a Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Robot Garage: Battle Bots

Summer of Learning Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Learn about the science and history of robots and build your own rover. Registration is required. Description: Explore the history of robotics, highlighting some of the achievements of robots in the world of games, especially the RoboCup, the DARPA Robotics Challenge, and Robot-Sumo. Then work in teams to create a robot that can survive and triumph in the robo-ring with educators from the Museum of Flight. For ages 13 and up. This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math.… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch. The 2018 Summer of Learning program, Splash! Adventures with Water, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Science Action Club: Bug Safari

Green Lake Branch Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Explore small creatures with big environmental impacts. Description: On local field expeditions in Green Lake Park, youth will search for bugs, collect specimens, and post photographs to iNaturalist. Working with other students and scientists, youth identify arthropod species and document habitat conditions that influence our planet’s health. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Creative Corner

Make & Build Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Do you like arts and crafts? Drop in and express your creativity by crafting a unique piece of art. We provide the materials, you bring the fun and imagination. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Talk Time English Conversation Class

Basic Skills Where: Fremont Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Talk Time Summary: Gratis, prácticas de conversación en inglés. Todos los niveles. Inscripción no necesaria. 免费英文对话练习班.所有程度. 不需要报名. Thực hành đàm thoại tiếng Anh miễn phí. Tất cả các trình độ. Không cần đăng ký. Talk Time Description: This program is for all ability levels. Participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Offered in partnership with Literacy Source. Translation: Come to a free English conversation class to practice speaking English. More ESL Programs: http://www.spl.org/esol. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Kids Cafe Summer Meals

Northgate Branch Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Summer Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free summer meals and snacks. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, the City of Seattle, and United Way of King County. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Español. 中文. Русский. Tiểng Việt. Soomaali. አማርኛ. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Tutoría para Adultos Visítanos en los horarios señalados y estudie con un tutor. No necesita inscribirse. Proporcionamos libros y materiales. Aprenda inglés: lectura, escritura, gramática, y vocabulario. 成人学习辅导 在辅导时间内随时前来得到一对一的帮助。 不需要报名。我们提供书籍和辅导材料。 学习英文:读、写、语法和词汇。 Dạy kèm cho người lớn. Học kèm với một gia sư. Không cần đăng ký trước. Sách và tài liệu sẽ được cung cấp. Học tiếng Anh: đọc, viết, ngữ pháp và từ vự… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Intermediate English Class

Basic Skills Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Class meets June 25 - Aug. 29, Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m. For students who speak some English. Registration and testing during the first two weeks of class. Description: Practice reading, writing, speaking, listening, vocabulary, and grammar. Registration and testing starts on the first day of class. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please attend class and speak to the instructor to find out if you can register. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan algo de inglés. 针对会讲一些英文的学生. Dành cho học sinh nói được tiếng Anh. Ardayda Ingiriis xooga ku hadla. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Family Story Time

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

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Family Story Time

StoryTime Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Queen Anne Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, July 30, 2018, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.