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Tech Help

Beacon Hill Branch Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Teens. Language: 中文. English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Come to the Library for up to 45 minutes of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-4711. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, February 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Friday, February 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is baby time at the Northgate Branch! Bring your infants age 0-12 months to enjoy music and fun with our children's librarian. Stay and play after story time! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, February 22, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time at the Lake City Branch!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y jugeos divertidos en español con Marco Cortes. 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: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, February 22, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Greenwood! (It is Spanish story time at the Greenwood Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Greenwood Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, February 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Healthy Aging for Active Seniors

West Seattle Branch Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn about integrative nutrition for improving your health.   Registration is required. Description: Join Edith Agoston, an integrative nutrition health coach, for a presentation on integrative nutrition.  We need to listen to our bodies to create a healthy lifestyle combining spirituality, nutrition and exercise.   Edith Agoston is a health coach, freelance writer and personal trainer in Seattle.   She is certified in nutrition through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition.   This program is part of a six-part series exploring healthy aging for active older adults, presented in partnership with… Notes: Registration is required. Please call the West Seattle Branch to register: 206-684-7444. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, February 22, 2019, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Lake City 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. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, February 22, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

ORCA LIFT Enrollment

Ballard Branch Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Drop-in to learn and even sign up for ORCA LIFT. Description: The LIFT card is a low-income ORCA card that provides users with a reduced fare for Metro Transit, King County Water Taxi, Kitsap Transit, Seattle Streetcar and Sound Transit Link light rail. Ride Metro for $1.50 (instead of up to $3.25!) Also Get Reduced fares on: • Sound Transit Link Light Rail • Sound Transit Buses • King County Water Taxi • The Seattle Streetcar • Kitsap Transit • Sounder Train This service is in partnership with Catholic Community Services and King County… Contact Info: Ballard Branch. Contact: For questions or enrollment assistance by phone, please call Metro at 800-756-5437. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, February 22, 2019, 12:00 PM – 2:00 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, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Friday, February 22, 2019, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Northeast Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Friday, February 22, 2019, 1:00 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 “In the Garden of Beasts” by Erik Larson. Book Description: The bestselling author of "Devil in the White City" turns his hand to a remarkable story set during Hitler's rise to power. The time is 1933, the place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America's first ambassador to Hitler's Germany in a year that proved to be a turning point in history. View in Catalog: "In the Garden of Beasts " by Erik Larson. Next Month's Title: “The Ninth Hour” by Alice McDermott. Notes: This group meets the last Friday of the month at 2:00pm. , Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, February 22, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

High Point Branch Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. 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, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, February 22, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

Broadview Branch Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. 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, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, February 22, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM.

Community Resource Specialist Drop-In Hours

Ballard Branch Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Are you looking for housing, shelter, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Ballard Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, February 22, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

STEAM Station

Make & Build Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Design and create artifacts that illustrate STEAM concepts! Featuring soap box guitars, sand squares, pentominoes and thaumatropes. Limited to supplies on hand. For children grades K-5. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, February 22, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

South Park Branch Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. 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, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, February 22, 2019, 3:45 PM – 4:15 PM.

Community Resource Specialist Drop-In Hours

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 165 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Español. Summary: Are you looking for housing, shelter, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, February 22, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Minecraft Connected Camp

Teens Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Create new worlds, strategize, and learn to build like a pro as you unlock the mysteries of Minecraft building, adventure and survival. Registration is required. . Description: During this 10 week program, you will learn how to create games and worlds using your Minecraft skills. Come and work together to design new experiences, test your creations, and bring you Minecraft skills to a new level. For students grades 5-8. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Please register in person at the High Point Branch or call 206-684-7454. Space is limited for this program. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, February 22, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Broadview Library! Bring your babies (prewalkers!) to enjoy stories, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Miss Louisa. Playtime will start at 4:30 with story time starting at 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: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Friday, February 22, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Free Tax Help (by appointment)

Tax Help Where: NewHolly Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are offering free tax help at Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals by appointment at this location. Make an appointment at http://taxaidewa.org. 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 at this location is offered only as… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

Free Tax Help at Solid Ground

Tax Help Where: non-library location. Address: Solid Ground 1501 N. 45th St. Seattle, WA 98103. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: Wallingford Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 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. All ages welcome.Stay and play after story time! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Citizenship Class

Citizenship Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 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: Class meets January 2 - March 16, Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Mondays and Wednesdays, 2 - 4 p.m. Saturdays 10:15 a.m - 12:15 p.m. Registration and testing is during the first week of class. Class is open until full. If you have questions about the class, please attend class and speak with the instructor. Bring a copy of the front and back of your permanent resident card and driver’s license or identification card. Spring Quarter classes will begin on April 1. To start your citizenship applicat… Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration required during the first week of class. Offered in partnership with Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS). Contact Info: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 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: English. Talk Time Summary: Come to a free English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) conversation group to practice speaking English. 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. Translation: 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. More ESL Programs: https://www.spl.org/esolcalendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 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: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Free Tax Help (by appointment)

Tax Help Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Tax Help Description: This service is free and available to individuals by appointment at this location. Visit or call the branch to make an appointment. 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 at this location is offered only… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10:30 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: International District/Chinatown Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 3:00 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, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Northeast Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: University Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: University Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 1:00 PM – 5:00 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: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Create Your Own Comic Reception

Kids & Families Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Come and explore comic books created by library youth who participated in the 'Create Your Own Comic' series. Refreshments will be served. Description: Youth who participated in the 'Create Your Own Comic' series will be able to pick up their completed comic books and show off their work to the community. The comic books will be on display in the library for one month. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

LibraryLab

Make & Build Where: International District/Chinatown Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: LibraryLab introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Contact Info: International District/Chinatown Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko Oo Soomali Ah (Somali Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: It is Somali Story Time at the Lake City Branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes and fun in Somali. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko Oo Soomali Ah (Somali Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Rainier Beach 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: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Saturday, February 23, 2019, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Ballard Branch Library & Scarecrow Video Silver Screeners presents 'Moonlight'

Movies Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a free Sunday movie each month at the Ballard Branch Library. Post-film discussion moderated by Scarecrow Video. Doors open at 1:15 p.m. Description: This month’s movie is “Moonlight” (2016), winner of the 2017 Academy Awards for Best Motion Picture, chronicles the pain-filled life of Chiron, a young black man growing up in a rough neighborhood in Miami. Directed by Barry Jenkins, and stars Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris and Trevante Rhodes. Rating: R - Restricted. Run time: 1 hr 51 mins. View in Catalog: "Moonlight". Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Ballard Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

West Seattle Seed Swap

West Seattle Branch Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Get ready for Spring! Bring your seeds to share and find new varieties to grow. Description: Join other gardeners to share seeds at the fifth annual seed swap. Come even if you just want to get started in the garden and need some inspiration and a few seed varieties to start. Bring as much information as you have about your seeds, such as variety, growth habit and days to maturity. Please - no hybrid seeds, old seeds or GMO seeds. Presented in partnership with the King County Seed Lending Library. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

With a Song in My Heart / "С песней в сердце!"

Arts Programs Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: Русский. English. Summary: Mariana Group presents songs of Anna Vasilevskaya. Description: Musical Group “Marianna and Friends” presents original songs, as well as translations, written by Anna Vasilevskaya. Come and enjoy music of different styles and genres, and learn how the songs are born in our hearts! Learn the secrets of a singing woman, “If a Woman Sings,” secrets of a contemporary Roma Singer, “Modern Gypsy” or why singing quietly is cool, “Don’t Sing Too Loud.” “Marianna and Friends” is one of the best and most loved Russian singing groups in the Seattle area. Great fun for the wh… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Translation: Группа “Марианна и друзья” представляют песни и переводы написанные Анной Василевской. Для вас будет звучать музыка разных стилей и жанров! Как в нашем сердце рождается песня? Приходите и вы узнаете секреты поющией женщины современной Цыганки а также секрет тихого пения! Группа “Марианна и друзья” одно из любимых событий в библиотеке! Большое удовольствие для всей семьи! Contact Info: World Languages. Contact: Leszek Chudzinski. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Making More of a Business of Your Art

Learning Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 4 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Class type: Digital Creativity. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Learn strategies to help make a business of your art. Description: Have you ever been told your art is so good you should be selling it? Have you ever wanted to make some money from your art so you can make more? Explore 20 practical steps for doing both, part- or full-time. Learn about auctions and contests, promotion and embracing the internet in a digital age. For all visual artists, 2d and 3d, working in all mediums, watercolor to ceramics, photography to jewelry. Bring your questions! Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The job skills & digital creativity classes are made possible by support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation, and in partnership with South Seattle College. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

El Club Latino

Book Groups Where: Central Library. Room Location: Books Spiral 8 - Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: Español. Summary: Un grupo cultural latino para las personas que les encanta hablar de todo acerca de la cultura latinoamericana. Book Description: Comparte tus conocimientos acerca de la cultura latinoamericana en un ambiente amistoso y entretenido. Este mes leeremos el libro "Mexicanos al grito de Trump" de Eileen Truax. Next Month's Title: El mordisco de la guayaba de María Eugenia Mayobre. Notes: Este grupo se reúne una vez al mes. Los programas y eventos de la biblioteca son gratuitos y todos están invitados. Para más información llame al 206-684-0849 y pregunte por Marcela, o deje un mensaje en español en el 206-615-1662. Translation: Join El Club Latino and spend a pleasant time talking about Latin American culture. El Club Latino meets once a month. Contact Info: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Sunday, February 24, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 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 o… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Ready to Work Class - English, Computer & Job Skills

Basic Skills Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 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. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. The deadline to register for Winter Quarter is December 26, 2018. The deadline to register for Spring Quarter is March 11. Call Rainier Beach Branch at 206-386-1906 to register. 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 + các… Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

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! Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Stay afterwards for playtime. Story time is for ages 1-5, but babies 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: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Ballard branch library! Bring your babies (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: Ballard Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Monday, February 25, 2019, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Thrilling Tales: A Storytime for Grownups

Authors & Books Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Need a mid-day break? Two Mondays a month at noon you can laugh, gasp and shudder to live readings. Today's story is "Dumber than Dirt," by Libby Fischer Hellmann. 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! Today's story is "Dumber than Dirt," by Libby Fischer Hellmann. Derek never was the sharpest knife in the dishwasher. Word to the wise: when you steal a car, check the trunk first. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Brown bag lunches and knitting are welcome. Doors open at 11:40 a.m. Stories start at 12:05 p.m. and are finished no later than 12:50 p.m. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 12:05 PM – 12:50 PM.

Beginner English Class

Basic Skills Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets January 7 - March 14, Mondays & Wednesdays, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. For students who speak little or no English. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend class and speak with the instructor. Spring Quarter classes begin on April 1. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please attend class and speak to the instructor to find out if you can register. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan poco o nada de inglés. 针对不会讲英文或是英文程度很低的学生. Dành cho học sinh biết rất ít hoặc không biết tiếng Anh. Ardayda aan ku hadli karin Ingiriiska ama wax yar ku hadla. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Community Resource Specialist Drop-In Hours

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 165 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Español. Summary: Are you looking for housing, shelter, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Delridge Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Delridge Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Monday, February 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Afternoon Book Group

Book Groups Where: Southwest Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Southwest Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "The Sympathizer" by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Book Description: Follows a Viet Cong agent as he spies on a South Vietnamese army general and his compatriots as they start a new life in 1975 Los Angeles. View in Catalog: "The Sympathizer " by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Next Month's Title: "The Spiral Staircase" by Karen Armstrong. Notes: This group meets the 3rd Monday of the month at 2 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 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: Southwest Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Citizenship Class

Citizenship Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 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: Class meets January 2 - March 16, Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Mondays and Wednesdays, 2 - 4 p.m. Saturdays 10:15 a.m - 12:15 p.m. Registration and testing is during the first week of class. Class is open until full. If you have questions about the class, please attend class and speak with the instructor. Bring a copy of the front and back of your permanent resident card and driver’s license or identification card. Spring Quarter classes will begin on April 1. To start your citizenship applicat… Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration required during the first week of class. Offered in partnership with Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS). Contact Info: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Ballard Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Monday, February 25, 2019, 2:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

High Point Branch Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. 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, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

Broadview Branch Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. 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, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

South Park Branch Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. 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, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 3:45 PM – 4:15 PM.

Talk Time English Conversation Class

Basic Skills Where: Fremont Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: Русский. 中文. አማርኛ. English. Español. Soomaali. Tiểng Việt. Talk Time Summary: Gratis, prácticas de conversación en inglés. Todos los niveles. Inscripción no necesaria. 免费英文对话练习班.所有程度. 不需要报名. Thực hành đàm thoại tiếng Anh miễn phí. Tất cả các trình độ. Không cần đăng ký. Talk Time Description: This program is for all ability levels. Participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Offered in partnership with Literacy Source. Translation: Come to a free English conversation class to practice speaking English. More ESL Programs: http://www.spl.org/esol. Contact Info: Fremont Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Legal Issues to Consider When Starting Your Business

Business Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 2 - Howard S. Wright Family & Janet W. Ketcham Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Interested in creating the best legal entity for your business? Join corporate law students from the University of Washington to learn about corporate entity formation. Description: One of the first steps for any startup is forming as a legal entity. Join the Seattle Public Library and the University of Washington's Entrepreneurial Law Clinic to learn the factors that every entrepreneur should consider in forming his or her business. From liability to taxes, to corporate control and strategy, you’ll come away with an understanding of the legal considerations that will position your business for success. Attend this free workshop to learn: Legal considerations for starting a… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Contact: Jay Lyman. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 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. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Tutoring is offered every week on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays at the Central Library, Thursdays at Rainier Beach Branch, and Saturdays at Broadview Branch. 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: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These great volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Learn more about Student Success. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Homework Help is available for K-12 students when Seattle’s public schools are in session. For the safety and comfort of children, a responsible parent or caregiver should accompany children… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Learning Buddies for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Teen Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Student Success. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

CANCELED - Learning Buddies

Student Success Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Play math and reading games! Get better at math and reading 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 in grades K-5. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Intermediate English Class

Basic Skills Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets January 7 - March 14, Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. For students who speak some English. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend class and speak with the instructor. Spring Quarter classes begin on April 1. 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: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Green Lake branch! Bring your babies ages 0-24 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: Green Lake Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Evening Book Group

Book Groups Where: University Branch. Address: 5009 Roosevelt Way NE. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the University Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is The Bookshop by Penelope Fitzgerald. Book Description: Innocent widow Florence Green tries to open a bookshop in an English seaside village but finds her enterprise thwarted by an upper-class snob and her toadying acolytes. View in Catalog: "The Bookshop" by Penelope Fitzgerald. Next Month's Title: Annals of Imperial Rome by Tacitus. Notes: This group meets the 3rd Monday of the month (4th Monday in January and February) from 6:30 - 7:45 pm. 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: University Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: University Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Pajama Story Time

StoryTime Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Pajama Story Time at the Queen Anne branch! All ages are welcome to join us for stories, songs, and crafts. You can wear your pajamas and bring your stuffed animals! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Monday, February 25, 2019, 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM.

Drop-in for Veteran Services

Ballard Branch Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a drop-in event with Supportive Services for Veteran Families to see if you qualify for assistance if you have been in the military and are experiencing homelessness. Description: Drop-in and speak with a Veteran specialist from Supportive Services for Veteran Families to see if you qualify for assistance. Have you ever been in the military? Are you experiencing homelessness? Do you have very low income? We can help you find housing. Services provided: • Rapid access to housing • Counseling • Financial planning • Access to transportation • Access to income resources • Help with expenses • Help with legal issues • Access to medical care. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Ballard Branch. Contact: General inquiries, please call 206-545-2344. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Ready to Work Class - English, Computer & Job Skills

Basic Skills Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 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. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. The deadline to register for Winter Quarter is December 26, 2018. The deadline to register for Spring Quarter is March 11. Call Rainier Beach Branch at 206-386-1906 to register. 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 + các… Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

Community Resource Specialist Drop-In Hours

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 165 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Español. Summary: Are you looking for housing, shelter, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Intermediate English Class - For Immigrants and Refugees

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets January 8 - March 21, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. For students who speak some English. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend class and speak with the instructor. Spring Quarter classes begin on April 2. 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. No temporary visas accepted (no B, F, J, M or student visas). Offered in partnership with Seattle Central College. 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: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:45 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your babies, ages 0-12 months, to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, February 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

StoryTime Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for children ages birth to 5. Description: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Free play and circle time from 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:45 - noon. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

StoryTime Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for children ages birth to 5. Description: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Free play and circle time for children & caregivers from 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It's story time at the West Seattle Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. For children ages 2 - 3 years old. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Greenwood Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Ballard Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM.

Job Search One-on-One

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Need a job? We can help! Get free one-on-one help with your job search plan from a WorkSource specialist. Description: Get free one-on-one help with your job search plan from a WorkSource specialist. Help topics may include: resume, cover letter, online job search, applying for jobs, and interviewing techniques. This takes place at the Central Library's Job Resource Center, located on level 7. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Northgate Branch! Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Northgate Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

¡Hora De Cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Northgate Branch! Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Northgate Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: It is Spanish story time at the Northgate Branch! More Children's Programs: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/kids-and-families/kids-and-families-calendar. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Tech Help

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: 中文. 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 206-386-4636. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Translation: 电脑知识辅导 需要一帮一的电脑知识辅导吗? 图书馆工作人员可以帮助解答关于电脑知识和图书馆服务方便的问题。 帮助话题如下: • 电脑基础知识 • 互联网基础知识 • 电子邮件 • Facebook • 如何使用图书馆的馆藏目录 • 如何下载电子书和电子有声书 • 微软公司的Office软件或其他软件问题 请注意:工作人员不能帮助任何电脑硬件问题,也不能帮助软件维修. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 12:00 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, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 12:00 PM – 7:00 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: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Free Tuesday Movie: 'How To Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (and Enjoy It)'

Movies Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 2 - Howard S. Wright Family & Janet W. Ketcham Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us on most last Tuesdays for free movies and refreshments. Wide selection of comedies, mysteries, independent (indie) films, documentaries, and more. Attendees select the movies for upcoming months. Description: Melvin Van Peebles will always be known as the man who not only changed the face of black cinema, but independent cinema forever, when he made his groundbreaking (and taboo breaking) film "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song." But's he's always been a lot more than that, as a playwright, actor, author, stage performer, musician and who knows what else he's done in his 80 years. And he's likely not through yet. But how did a guy who grew up on the hard streets of the South side of Chicago go from there to… Rating: Unrated. Run time: 1 hour 26 minutes. View in Catalog: "How to Eat your Watermelon in White Company (and Enjoy It)". Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

Use Google to Get a New Job

Technology Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 4 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Class type: Job Skills. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Use Google tools to help you search for job opportunities, explore career sites, and write a resume. Description: Applied Digital Skills is a new program designed to prepare you for today’ evolving job market. Learn to use Google’s suite of applications to solve practical problems in work and life. This class is part of Google's Applied Digital Skills self-paced online courses, which are video tutorials with accompanying exercises. The Library will provide computers and headphones for students to take this online course. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Class requirements: Have a registered Google/Gmail account. Bring headphones (if you do not have headphones, they will be provided). Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

High Point Branch Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. 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, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

Broadview Branch Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. 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, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:45 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: Children and teens, ages 7 and up, are invited to join the group. Family and community members are also welcome. Drop by to learn and play chess! Description: This urban chess club has been ongoing since 2007. New members are always welcome! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

South Park Branch Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. 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, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 3:45 PM – 4:15 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: South Park Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Learning Buddies - Math

Student Success Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Math Buddies is an opportunity for students to discover the joy of playing with real-world math through games and activities, and for teens to gain experience volunteering. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Teen Service Learning

Southwest Branch Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects to benefit the library and community. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Description: Look over the information on our website to make sure that Service Learning at the Southwest Branch is right for you. Submit an online application. The Teen Services Librarian will then schedule a time to talk with you about service learning at the Southwest Branch and orient you to service learning. Service Learning will be held from September 18 - March 5. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: https://www.spl.org/about-us/support-us/volunteer/teen-volunteer-opportunities. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 4:15 PM – 5:45 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Tutoring is offered every week on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays at the Central Library, Thursdays at Rainier Beach Branch, and Saturdays at Broadview Branch. 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: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Youth Drop in Chess

High Point Branch Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Come play a game of chess! Children and teens are invited to drop by for fun and casual games of chess. Description: All skill levels are welcome. Chess sets and guidance by an adult chess coach will be available. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These great volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Learn more about Student Success. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Student Success. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Homework Help is available for K-12 students when Seattle’s public schools are in session. For the safety and comfort of children, a responsible parent or caregiver should accompany children… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Learning Buddies for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Teen Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Learning Buddies

Student Success Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Play math and reading games! Get better at math and reading 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 in grades K-5. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Learning Buddies

Student Success Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Play math and reading games! Get better at math and reading 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 in grades K-5. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 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: English. Summary: Class meets January 8 - March 14, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. For students who speak little or no English. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend class and speak with the instructor. Spring Quarter classes begin on April 2. 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: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Etsy & The Online Marketplace

Technology Skills Where: Delridge Branch. Class type: Digital Creativity. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to this class for an introduction to Etsy, a website that allows users to sell handmade and vintage items. Additional online marketplace websites will also be explored. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The job skills & digital creativity classes are made possible by support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation, and in partnership with South Seattle College. Contact Info: Delridge Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Talk Time English Conversation Class

Basic Skills Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Talk Time Summary: Come to a free English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) conversation group to practice speaking English. 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. Translation: 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. More ESL Programs: https://www.spl.org/esolcalendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It's Spanish story time for children and their families!). Description: Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Wakhtiyo Sheeko Oo Soomali Ah (Somali Story Time)

StoryTime Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Soomaali. Summary: Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: It is Somali Story Time at the New Holly Branch! Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes and fun in Somali. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Michael Ondaatje discusses 'Warlight'

Authors & Books Where: Central Library. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us to hear the acclaimed author of The English Patient discuss his new book, the dramatic story of Nathaniel and Rachel, raised in the aftermath of World War II by a mysterious figure known as “The Moth.”. Description: About the Book In a narrative as beguiling and mysterious as memory itself--shadowed and luminous at once--we read the story of fourteen-year-old Nathaniel, and his older sister, Rachel. In 1945, just after World War II, they stay behind in London when their parents move to Singapore, leaving them in the care of a mysterious figure named The Moth. They suspect he might be a criminal, and they grow both more convinced and less concerned as they come to know his eccentric crew of friends: men and women join… View in Catalog: "Warlight" by Michael Ondaatje. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, author series sponsor Gary Kunis, and media sponsor The Seattle Times, and presented in partnership with Elliott Bay Book Company. Books will be available for purchase at the event. Podcast: This event will be recorded for podcast. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM.

Family-Friendly English Class

Basic Skills Where: South Park Branch. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets January 9 - March 14, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. For all English levels. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Families welcome – activities for children during class. For all levels of English. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Spring Quarter classes begin on April 3. 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: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 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. 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. Description: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. 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.… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Ready to Work Class - English, Computer & Job Skills

Basic Skills Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 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. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. The deadline to register for Winter Quarter is December 26, 2018. The deadline to register for Spring Quarter is March 11. Call Rainier Beach Branch at 206-386-1906 to register. 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 + các… Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

Preschool Story Time

StoryTime Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Central Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler Story Time at the Greenwood Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

¡Hora de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: Español. Summary: Es una hora de cuentos para los niños en la biblioteca de Columbia Branch! (It is Spanish story time at the Columbia Branch!). Description: Traiga a sus niños a la biblioteca de Columbia Branch para que disfruten escuchando cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Children’s Story Time

StoryTime Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Children's Story Time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, dancing, singing and parachute-play with our children's librarian, Ms. Lynn. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Story Time

StoryTime Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring the whole family to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 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: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Preschool Story Time

StoryTime Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It's story time at the West Seattle Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. For children ages 3 - 5 years old. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Capitol Hill Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. We offer playtime afterwards. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Job Search One-on-One

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Need a job? We can help! Get free one-on-one help with your job search plan from a WorkSource specialist. Description: Get free one-on-one help with your job search plan from a WorkSource specialist. Help topics may include: resume, cover letter, online job search, applying for jobs, and interviewing techniques. This takes place at the Central Library's Job Resource Center, located on level 7. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Quick Information. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

Children's Story Time

StoryTime Where: Fremont Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Fremont Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Fremont Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Central Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

Preschool Story Time

StoryTime Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is preschool story time at the South Park Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Miss Bea. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Toddler Story Time at the Greenwood Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Green Lake 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: Green Lake Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Anne Marie Gault Story Hour Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Central Library! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: *Central Library Children's Desk. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Chinese for Beginners, Level 2

Learning Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 5 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: 中文. English. Summary: Interested in learning Mandarin Chinese? Come to our ten-week course for beginners. Registration is required. Description: This ten-week, second Level course is for adults with some basic knowledge of Mandarin Chinese. Continue to learn pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar; develop listening, speaking and reading skills; and deepen your understanding of Chinese culture. Notes: This course is offered on Wednesdays from January 23 to April 10 (no classes on February 20 and March 27). Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. To register please email lew@spl.org or call 206-684-0849. Contact Info: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 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, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Beginner English Class

Basic Skills Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets January 7 - March 14, Mondays & Wednesdays, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. For students who speak little or no English. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend class and speak with the instructor. Spring Quarter classes begin on April 1. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please attend class and speak to the instructor to find out if you can register. Translation: Para estudiantes que hablan poco o nada de inglés. 针对不会讲英文或是英文程度很低的学生. Dành cho học sinh biết rất ít hoặc không biết tiếng Anh. Ardayda aan ku hadli karin Ingiriiska ama wax yar ku hadla. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Introduction to Library Resources for Genealogy

West Seattle Branch Where: non-library location. Address: Senior Center of West Seattle 4217 SW Oregon St, Seattle, WA 98116. Class type: Genealogy. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Get an introduction to online resources available for family history research through The Seattle Public Library. Registration is required. . Description: Library staff will cover how to access Ancestry.com for free with your library card as well as other useful sites for genealogical research. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Please call the Senior Center of West Seattle to register: 206-932-4044. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Baby Story Time

StoryTime Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is Baby story time at the Douglass-Truth Branch! Bring your infants to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Ms. Mynique! 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: Quick Information. Contact: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

Broadview Branch Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. 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, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Chinese for Beginners, Level 6

Learning Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 5 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: 中文. English. Summary: Interested in learning Mandarin Chinese? Come to our ten-week course for beginners. Registration is required. Description: This ten-week course will be conducted primarily in Mandarin Chinese. Continue to learn grammar, vocabulary and characters while advancing your conversational skills. By the end of the course, students will be able to communicate in daily life situations and have a better understanding of Chinese culture. Notes: This course is offered on Wednesdays from January 23 to April 10 (no classes on February 20 and March 27). Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. To register please email lew@spl.org or call 206-684-0849. Contact Info: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 1:30 PM – 2:30 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: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Tech Help

Greenwood Branch Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. 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 not 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 not required for tech help. Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Time spent with individuals will vary between 20-60 minutes. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Drop-In Assistive Technology Open Lab

LEAP Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Room 167 - Literacy/ESL/World Languages Computer Room. Audience: LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Come to the LEAP Drop-In Lab session for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help in the use of the Library's assistive technology for patrons with disabilities. Description: LEAP staff members are available to answer questions and assist in the use of the Library's JAWS speech and ZoomText magnification software. Staff is also able to assist patrons in the use of the assistive technology to download eBooks, setup free email accounts, or request books and DVDs, or help with other adaptive equipment. Other help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Computer basics - Internet basics - Microsoft Word Please note: LEAP-staff cannot assist with any kind of hardw… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. LEAP staff is also available by appointment. Please contact us at leap@spl.org or leave a voicemail with your contact information at (206) 386-4690 to schedule a time. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Citizenship Class

Citizenship Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 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: Class meets January 2 - March 16, Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Mondays and Wednesdays, 2 - 4 p.m. Saturdays 10:15 a.m - 12:15 p.m. Registration and testing is during the first week of class. Class is open until full. If you have questions about the class, please attend class and speak with the instructor. Bring a copy of the front and back of your permanent resident card and driver’s license or identification card. Spring Quarter classes will begin on April 1. To start your citizenship applicat… Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration required during the first week of class. Offered in partnership with Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS). Contact Info: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 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 at the NewHolly Branch. Description: Drop in for fun activities, including board and video games. Bring a friend and we'll bring the games! Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

High Point Branch Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. 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, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM.

Teen Space

Teens Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: Louise Jones McKinney Reading Area. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Play games, hang out, eat snacks and make new friends after school at the Douglass-Truth Branch. Description: Drop in to the Teen Space for a new activity every other Wednesday, including board and video games, crafts, and learning activities in a space reserved just for ages 12-19. Bring a friend; we'll bring the snacks and supplies. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:30 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: English. Talk Time Summary: Come to a free English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) conversation group to practice speaking English. 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. Translation: 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. More ESL Programs: https://www.spl.org/esolcalendar. Contact Info: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Community Resource Specialist Drop-In Hours

Capitol Hill Branch Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Are you looking for housing, shelter, or other resources? The Community Resource Specialist can help. Description: Stop by during drop-in hours to get personalized assistance in finding shelter, getting an ID, food and meals, health care, and other community resources. This service is provided through a partnership with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Genealogy Open Lab

West Seattle Branch Where: non-library location. Address: Senior Center of West Seattle 4217 SW Oregon St, Seattle, WA 98116. Class type: Genealogy. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: We are bringing the Library to you! Use online resources for doing family history research that are normally only available in library locations. Registration is required. . Description: Library staff will be available to answer basic questions about how to use the genealogy databases. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Please call the Senior Center of West Seattle to register: 206-932-4044. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

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

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 3 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification exams for free. Registration is required and opens 30 days before the exam. 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… More...: http://www.spl.org/mos/. Contact Info: *Central Library. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM.

Teen Time

Teens Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Nothing to do after school? Got a little time on your hands? Well, come to the Rainier Beach Branch and hang out with your friends and other teens your age! Description: Nothing to do after school? Got a little time on your hands? Well, come to the Rainier Beach Branch and hang out with your friends and other teens your age. Play video games, board games, listen to music, talk and laugh out loud, and eat until the food runs out. This program is intended for middle and high school students between ages 12 and 18. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Young Adult Drop-In

Teens Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 3 - Starbucks Teen Center. Audience: Teens. Language: English. Summary: Join us in the Teen Center for a weekly drop-in program.  Activities include tabletop and video games, basic robotics, art, and more.  Snacks will be provided. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library Teen Center. Contact: teencenter@spl.org. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, February 27, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

South Park Branch Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. 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, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 3:45 PM – 4:15 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Get help with English language skills; job readiness; GED preparation and high school equivalency; citizenship interview preparation; college placement test preparation; and life skills. Description: Drop in anytime to work with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Tutoring is offered every week on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays at the Central Library, Thursdays at Rainier Beach Branch, and Saturdays at Broadview Branch. 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: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These great volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Learn more about Student Success. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Student Success. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Teen Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Homework Help is available for K-12 students when Seattle’s public schools are in session. For the safety and comfort of children, a responsible parent or caregiver should accompany children… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Learning Buddies for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

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

MOS Exams at SPL Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 3 - Boeing Technology Training Center. Audience: Teens. Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Library offers the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification exams for free. Registration is required and opens 30 days before the exam. 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… More...: http://www.spl.org/mos/. Contact Info: *Central Library. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM.

Tech Help

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESOL. Language: 中文. 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 206-386-4636. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Free Tax Help at Solid Ground

Tax Help Where: non-library location. Address: Solid Ground 1501 N. 45th St. Seattle, WA 98103. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: Wallingford Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Intermediate English Class

Basic Skills Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets January 7 - March 14, Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. For students who speak some English. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend class and speak with the instructor. Spring Quarter classes begin on April 1. 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: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Spanish Circle

Spanish Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 1 - Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: Español. Talk Time Summary: ¡Hola! Want to become fluent in Spanish or maintain your skills? Come to a free 9 week language conversation program to practice Spanish. Talk Time Description: This program is for intermediate to advanced level learners. Participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This class occasionally will meet in both Room 1 and 2 on Level 4. Please check both. Translation: Practique conversación en español en la biblioteca. Para niveles intermedio y avanzado. Programa gratuito. More ESL Programs: http://www.spl.org/esolcalendar. Contact Info: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Pajamas & Puppets

StoryTime Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It's time for pajamas and puppets at the Northeast Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy a puppet show -- along with stories, rhymes, songs and fun -- with our children's librarian. Description: Pajamas are welcome and encouraged! Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Family-Friendly English Class

Basic Skills Where: South Park Branch. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets January 9 - March 14, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. For all English levels. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Families welcome – activities for children during class. For all levels of English. Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend a class and speak with the instructor. Spring Quarter classes begin on April 3. 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: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 9:45 AM – 11:00 AM.

Ready to Work Class - English, Computer & Job Skills

Basic Skills Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. 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. Class Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. The deadline to register for Winter Quarter is December 26, 2018. The deadline to register for Spring Quarter is March 11. Call Rainier Beach Branch at 206-386-1906 to register. 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 + các… Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 10:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is toddler story time at the Northgate Branch! Join us to enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with our children's librarian. For children ages 1-3. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Intermediate English Class - For Immigrants and Refugees

Basic Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Class type: ESL. Audience: Adults. ESOL. Language: English. Summary: Class meets January 8 - March 21, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. For students who speak some English. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend class and speak with the instructor. Spring Quarter classes begin on April 2. 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. No temporary visas accepted (no B, F, J, M or student visas). Offered in partnership with Seattle Central College. 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: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:45 PM.

Grupo Bilingüe De Juegos / Bilingual Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

StoryTime Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Español. Summary: The Kaleidoscope play & learn group provides a fun and age-appropriate learning environment for children ages birth to 5. Description: Niños escuchan cuentos, cantan y participan en actividades de artes con sus padres o cuidador durante la hora de grupo. Tambien hay tiempo para que los niños exploran varios juguetes y actividades. El hora de Juego Libre y Tiempo de Círculo de 10:30 a 11:30 a.m. Les animamos a los padres y cuidadores traer una comida para comer con su niño/a y compartir en grupo. A traves de este grupo, los niños reciben preparacion para el ambiente de aprendizaje que se encuentra en el prescolar y kinder, ademas de for… Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Translation: Children listen to stories, sing songs and do simple arts and crafts with their caregivers during the group time. There is also play time for children to explore various toys and play activities. Free play and circle time from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Caregivers are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and eat together from 11:30 - noon. Through this group children are being prepared for preschool and kindergarten learning environments as well as building relationship with others. Caregivers also build up… More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Toddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your toddlers, ages 12 months to 3 years, to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Southwest Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Ballard Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM.

Children's Story Time

StoryTime Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Queen Anne Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Children's Story Time

StoryTime Where: Madrona/Sally Goldmark Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Madrona-Sally Goldmark 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: Madrona/Sally Goldmark Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Family Story Time

StoryTime Where: NewHolly Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the NewHolly library! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

CANCELED - Waddler Story Time

StoryTime Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Broadview Library! Bring your bigger babies/new walkers (9-18 months!) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian, Miss Louisa. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Children's 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! Bring your children (ages 2-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

CANCELED - Family Story Time

StoryTime Where: Wallingford Branch. Room Location: Community meeting room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: It is story time at the Wallingford branch! Bring your children ages 0-5 to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Wallingford Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

StoryTime Where: Northgate Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: It's preschool story time at the Northgate Branch! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. For children ages 3 - 5. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

中文故事会 (Mandarin Chinese Story Time)

StoryTime Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: 中文. Summary: 开心享受国语儿歌、故事及歌曲!(Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese!). Description: 所有活动均为免费。在各分馆设有限额免费停车位. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Tech Help

*Central Library Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: 中文. 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 206-386-4636. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Translation: 电脑知识辅导 需要一帮一的电脑知识辅导吗? 图书馆工作人员可以帮助解答关于电脑知识和图书馆服务方便的问题。 帮助话题如下: • 电脑基础知识 • 互联网基础知识 • 电子邮件 • Facebook • 如何使用图书馆的馆藏目录 • 如何下载电子书和电子有声书 • 微软公司的Office软件或其他软件问题 请注意:工作人员不能帮助任何电脑硬件问题,也不能帮助软件维修. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Tech Help

Ballard Branch Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to 45 minutes of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. 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. Time spent with individuals will vary between 20-60 minutes. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Ballard Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 12:00 PM – 2:00 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, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Children's 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! Bring your children (ages 2-5) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian. Story Time Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Children's Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/children/chi-calendar-of-events. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: University Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: University Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 1:00 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: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

High Point Branch Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. 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, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

Broadview Branch Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. 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, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: Broadview Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Tax Help Summary: The Seattle Public Library, AARP, and the United Way of King County are working together to offer free tax help at 12 locations throughout the city through mid-April. Trained volunteers can 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. Please arrive early enough to… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. More Tax Help...: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/civics-and-social-services/tax-help/tax-help-calendar. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals

South Park Branch Where: South Park Branch. Room Location: The Satterberg Foundation Children's Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Kids Café Afterschool Meals - Kids & Teens Eat Free! Description: Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free afterschool meals before heading on to other activities. 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, City of Seattle Human Services, and United Way of King County, with additional support from USDA. Contact Info: South Park Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 3:45 PM – 4:15 PM.

Tech Help

Beacon Hill Branch Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: 中文. English. Tiểng Việt. Summary: Come to the Library for up to 45 minutes of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-4711. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help. Contact Info: High Point Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Homework Help is available for K-12 students when Seattle’s public schools are in session. For the safety and comfort of children, a responsible parent or caregiver should accompany children… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Learning Buddies for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Teen Area. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. , Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Homework Help for Children, Homework Help for Teens. Contact Info: Northgate Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Student Success. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Homework Help

HomeworkHelp Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Language: English. Summary: Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays. Description: These great volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers. Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More Options: Learn more about Student Success. Contact Info: Lake City Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 4:30 PM – 7:30 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 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 in grades K-5. 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: Columbia Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 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: English. Summary: Class meets January 8 - March 14, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. For students who speak little or no English. Registration and testing on the first day of class. Description: Classes are open until full. If you have questions about registering for the class, attend class and speak with the instructor. Spring Quarter classes begin on April 2. 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: World Languages. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Chess Club

Northeast Branch Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Kids & Families. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come play a game of chess! Children, teens and adults - people of all ages are invited to drop by for fun and casual games of chess. Chess puzzles and basic chess instruction also available. Description: All skill levels are welcome. Chess sets and guidance by an adult chess coach will be available. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Northeast Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 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. Tutoring is offered every week on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays at the Central Library, Thursdays at Rainier Beach Branch, and Saturdays at Broadview Branch. 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: Rainier Beach Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Emerging Technology 101 - Virtual Reality

Technology Skills Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 1 - Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Do you feel adrift in the sea of Emerging Technologies? Join us for the first in a series of Emerging Technology 101 presentations. First up: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. Description: What is Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality? Why is it important? What are their real life applications besides video games? Learn about this technology and experience a VR demonstration from local evangelist, Xuny Haley, a manager of the University of Washington's CoMotion Labs, a startup incubator that hosts high-tech startups, including mixed reality, robotics, and emerging technologies. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is made possible by support from UW CoMotion Labs and in partnership with the Community Technology Advisory Board. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM.

Poetry 'Potluck'

Ballard Branch Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: 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: Ballard Branch. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM.

Pete Buttigieg discusses 'Shortest Way Home'

Authors & Books Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us to hear the mayor of South Bend, Indiana share two personal success stories: of being a veteran who came out and found acceptance while in office, and of revitalizing his struggling Rust Belt city. Description: Once described by the Washington Post as “the most interesting mayor you’ve never heard of,” Pete Buttigieg, the thirty-six-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has improbably emerged as one of the nation’s most visionary politicians. First elected in 2011, Buttigieg left a successful business career to move back to his hometown, previously tagged by Newsweek as a “dying city,” because the industrial Midwest beckoned as a challenge to the McKinsey-trained Harvard graduate. Whether meeting with… View in Catalog: "Shortest Way Home" by Pete Buttigieg. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, author series sponsor Gary Kunis, and media sponsor The Seattle Times, and presented in partnership with Elliott Bay Book Company. Books will be available for purchase at the event. Podcast: This event will be recorded for podcast. Contact Info: *Central Library. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:10 PM.