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WorkSource Employment & Resource Drop-In

Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Need help looking for a job? We can help get you started on your search. Description: The Seattle Public Library has partnered with WorkSource Seattle-King County and the Ballard Food Bank to connect you with job resources based on your needs. One-on-one sessions are available. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 12, 2016, 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Friday, February 12, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Drop-In for Veteran Services

Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a drop-in event with Supportive Services for Veteran Families to see if you qualify for assistance if you have been in the military and are experiencing homelessness. Description: Drop-in and speak with a Veteran specialist from Supportive Services for Veteran Families to see if you qualify for assistance. Have you ever been in the military? Are you experiencing homelessness? Do you have very low income? We can help you find and keep 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 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 12, 2016, 12:00 PM – 3:00 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Friday, February 12, 2016, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

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 working together to offer free tax help at 12 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch 206-386-1905 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Saturday, February 13, 2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

Talk Time

Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESL. Language: English. Talk Time Summary: Come to a free English as a Second Language (ESL) 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. More ESL Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/literacy-and-esl/esl-calendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 13, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Adults. ESL. 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 one-on-one with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 13, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Free Tax Help (appointments accepted)

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 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. Appointments are not required, but will be accepted by calling 206-684-7455. 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… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Saturday, February 13, 2016, 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Central Library. 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Saturday, February 13, 2016, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch 206-386-4227 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Saturday, February 13, 2016, 12:00 PM – 5:00 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Saturday, February 13, 2016, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Poets Against Hate

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: The Seattle Public Library invites all to a unique and important event: Poets speaking out against hate. Description: Claudia Castro Luna, Seattle's Civic Poet, and her company of outstanding poets, speak against hate. Approximately 60 poets are reading their work in English and other languages (English translation provided). Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Weekend parking in the Central Library garage is $7.00. The event is sponsored by the Jack Straw Foundation, 4Culture, Office of Arts & Culture, Raven Chronicles, and It's About Time Writers Reading Series. Recorded for Podcast: This event will be recorded for future podcast. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 13, 2016, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

El Club Latino

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. Description: Comparte tus conocimientos acerca de la cultura latinoamericana en un ambiente amistoso y entretenido. 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 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 13, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

PoetsWest poetry, prose or public issue event

Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: PoetsWest meets the second Saturday of the month. Open mic. Description: On Saturday, February 13th, PoetsWest features Mary Eliza Crane, Jed Myers, Judith Skillman. Hosted by Art Gomez. Contact J. Glenn Evans 360-459-9288 or jge@poetswest.com. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Green Lake Branch 206-684-7547 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 13, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Central Library. 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Sunday, February 14, 2016, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Seattle Opera Preview Lecture

Where: Green Lake Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Preview lecture of Seattle Opera’s upcoming production of Donizetti’s “Mary Stuart.”. Description: Two icons of English royalty, Queen Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots, clash in a powerful story of jealousy, pity, doubt, menace, exaltation, and remorse. Extravagant period costumes and virtuosic bel canto singing heighten the many moods of this haunting, unforgettable battle of wills. Join us for a preview lecture of Seattle Opera’s upcoming production of “Mary Stuart.”. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Green Lake Branch 206-684-7547 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 14, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Writers Read

Author Readings Where: Columbia Branch. Room Location: The Weiland Family Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a monthly reading series featuring an open mic and selected author readings from local writers. Description: Local writers will read from their diverse repertoires of poetry, short stories, novels and essays. The event will end with a Q&A session, followed by an open mic session. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This program is presented in partnership with African-American Writers' Alliance on the second Sunday of the month. Contact Info: Columbia Branch 206-386-1908 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 14, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Ladies Musical Club Concert

Where: West Seattle Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a concert of music for oboe, soprano, and piano. Description: "Glück, das mir verblieb” from Die tote Stadt Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957) “Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiß” from Giuditta Franz Lehár (1870-1948) “Depuis le jour” from Louise Gustave Charpentier (1860-1956) “È strano… Sempre libera” from La traviata Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) Rebecca Peterson, soprano Karin McCullough, piano Trois Duos Pour Hautbois Giles Silvestrini (b. 1961) Scène de plage - Ciel d'orange Boulevard des Capucines - Claude Monet (1873 ) Le ballet espagnol - Edouard Manet… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: West Seattle Branch 206-684-7444 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 14, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Library Closed in observance of Presidents Day

Holiday Closures Locations: All locations. Summary: All locations of The Seattle Public Library will be closed on Feb. 15 in observance of Presidents Day. Monday, February 15, 2016, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.spl.org.

Tech Help

Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English, Tiểng Việt. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-386-1906. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 15, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Morning Book Group at the South Park Senior Center

Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: South Park Senior Center 8201 10th Ave S Seattle, WA 98108. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the South Park Senior Center. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "The Brooklyn Follies" by Paul Auster. Book Description: Nathan Glass, a 59-year-old retired insurance salesman, moves to Brooklyn to live a life of quiet solitude, but instead goes on a spirited journey with his long-lost nephew Tom. View in Catalog: "The Brooklyn Follies" by Paul Auster. Next Month's Title: "I Heard the Owl Call My Name" by Margaret Craven. Notes: This group meets the third Tuesday of the month at 9:30 a.m. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 16, 2016, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Tech Help

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESL. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with basic technology and Library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Call 206-386-4636 or sign up in person at the Level 5 Reference Desk. Appointments are scheduled for up to one hour. The Central Library also offers Tech Help in Chinese, Spanish and Vietnamese -- call 206-684-0849 for more information or to register. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 16, 2016, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Tecno Ayuda (Spanish Tech Help)

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. Language: Español. Summary: ¿Necesita ayuda personal con las computadoras o en la búsqueda de información? ¡La Biblioteca de Seattle puede ayudarlo! Inscripción necesaria. Description: El personal de la biblioteca está disponible para contestar a sus preguntas acerca de tecnología y servicios de la Biblioteca. Aprenda computación básica, cómo utilizar un lector electrónico, como obtener una dirección de correo electrónico gratuito o reservar libros y DVDs. Los tópicos pueden incluir: - Como utilizar el catálogo de la biblioteca - Descargar libros electrónicos y audio libros - Enseñarle computación básica, iPads, etc. - Utilizar Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. - Obtener una… Notes: Los programas y eventos de la biblioteca son gratuitos y todos están invitados. Inscripción necesaria. Las citas son limitadas a 1 hora. Para obtener más información o para concertar una cita llame al 206-386-4636 ó inscríbase en persona en la mesa de referencia del 5to. Piso. Translation: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. 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. Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-386-4636. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 16, 2016, 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Fremont Branch. 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. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-4084. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes on Tuesdays from 1-3 p.m. Contact Info: Fremont Branch 206-684-4084 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 16, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

仁人服務社咨詢服務 (CISC Community Information & Service)

Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESL. Language: English, 中文. Summary: Chinese Information and Service Center's Community Information & Service assists low-income, non-and limited English-speaking adults who are aged 55 years old or above, as well as those with disabilities. Description: CISC Community Information & Service provides short-term help and intervention to meet the needs of low-income, non- and limited English-speaking adults who are aged 55 years old or above, as well as those with disabilities, living in Seattle or King County area. Social workers provide information, assistance and advocacy to help adults live healthier and more independent lives. This service meets at the Lake City Branch on the first and third Tuesdays from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Translation: 仁人服務社為年滿55歲或以上之耆老、身障人士、低收入或不懂英語的家庭提供免費諮詢服務,包含協助申請社會褔利、醫療保險、房屋補助等等。每逢第一及第三個星期二下午1時30分至4時30分于湖城圖書館提供服務。. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 16, 2016, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English, Tiểng Việt. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-386-1906. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 16, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: University 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 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 206-684-4063. Appointments are scheduled for up to 1 hour. Contact Info: University Branch 206-684-4063 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 16, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch 206-684-4086 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Northeast Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7539. Appointments are scheduled for up to one hour. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 16, 2016, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Magnolia Branch. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books, audiobooks, and movies. - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word - Library databases 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 the Magnolia Branch. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch 206-386-4225 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 16, 2016, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley 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 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 206-684-7547. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: Green Lake Branch 206-684-7547 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 16, 2016, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Talk Time

Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESL. Language: English. Talk Time Summary: Come to a free English as a Second Language (ESL) 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. More ESL Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/literacy-and-esl/esl-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 16, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

'The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution'

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a screening of the documentary “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” part of the Indie Lens Pop-up series. Description: A new revolutionary culture emerged in the turbulent 1960s, and the Black Panther Party was at the vanguard. Weaving together a treasure trove of rare footage with the voices of a diverse group of people who were there, Stanley Nelson tells the vibrant story of a pivotal movement as urgent today as it was then. Rating: Unrated. Run time: 115 minutes. View in Catalog: "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution". Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 16, 2016, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM.

Seattle Opera Preview Lecture: Donizetti’s 'Mary Stuart'

Where: Northeast Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a preview of Seattle Opera’s upcoming production of Donizetti’s “Mary Stuart”. Description: Join us for a preview lecture of Seattle Opera’s upcoming production of Donizetti’s bel canto gem, “Mary Stuart,” where two icons of English royalty, Queen Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots, clash in a powerful story of jealousy, pity, doubt, menace, exaltation, and remorse. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 16, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Evening Book Group

Where: High Point Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the High Point Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "The Dog Stars" by Peter Heller. Book Description: Hig witnessed the death of his wife and countless others when a pandemic devastated the world. A pilot, hunter and poet, Hig struggles to survive and keep hope alive in a world gone insane. View in Catalog: "The Dog Stars" by Peter Heller. Next Month's Title: "Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad. Notes: This group meets the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 16, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM.

Evening Book Group

Where: Montlake Branch. Room Location: Don G. and Jane Markham Abel Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Montlake Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "On Such a Full Sea" by Chang-Rae Lee. Book Description: In a future, long-declining America, society is strictly stratified by class. Long-abandoned urban neighborhoods have been repurposed as high-walled, self-contained labor colonies. And the members of the labor class--descendants of those brought over en masse many years earlier from environmentally ruined provincial China--find purpose and identity in their work to provide pristine produce and fish to the small, elite, satellite charter villages that ring the labor settlement. View in Catalog: "On Such a Full Sea" by Chang-Rae Lee. Next Month's Title: "The Round House" by Louise Erdrich. Notes: This group meets the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: Montlake Branch 206-684-4720 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 16, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM.

Let's Talk About Books

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 5 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Try a different kind of book group -- no assigned reading! Book Description: Let's Talk About Books is an informal group where participants take turns briefly talking about a recently enjoyed book. It's a great place to get ideas for what to read next, and to share your excitement about what you've been reading! There's absolutely no pressure; if you'd rather not share a book, but you want to hear what others are reading, this is still the place for you. Notes: This group meets the first and third Wednesdays of each month from noon to 12:50 p.m. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 17, 2016, 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM.

Tech Help

Where: NewHolly Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-386-1905. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch 206-386-1905 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 17, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7519. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 17, 2016, 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch 206-386-4227 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Talk Time

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 1 - Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESL. Language: English. Talk Time Summary: Come to a free English as a Second Language (ESL) 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. More ESL Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/literacy-and-esl/esl-calendar. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 17, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Afternoon Book Group

Where: Broadview Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Broadview Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak. Book Description: Liesel steals books while growing up in Nazi Germany and shares them with her foster parents and the Jewish man they keep hidden in the basement. View in Catalog: "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak. Next Month's Title: "Animal Dreams" by Barbara Kingsolver. Notes: This group meets the third Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 17, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESL. 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 one-on-one with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 17, 2016, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESL. 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 one-on-one with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 17, 2016, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Spanish Circle

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 10-week language conversation program to practice Spanish. Talk Time Description: This program is for intermediate to advanced level learners. Participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Translation: Practique su español en la biblioteca. Para niveles intermedio y avanzado. Programa gratuito. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 17, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Evening Book Group

Where: Capitol Hill Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Capitol Hill Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "A Thread of Grace" by Mary Doria Russell. Book Description: As World War II comes to an end, the members of three different cultures in Northern Italy - Catholics, Jews, and the occupying Germans - must make difficult choices in order to survive. View in Catalog: "A Thread of Grace" by Mary Doria Russell. Next Month's Title: "Middlesex" by Jeffrey Eugenides. Notes: This group meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: Capitol Hill Branch 206-684-4715 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 17, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Evening Book Group

Where: Northgate Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Northgate Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "The Narrow Road to the Deep North" by Richard Flanagan. Book Description: A novel of love and war that traces the life of one man--an Australian surgeon--from a prisoner-of-war camp on the Thai-Burma Death Railway during World War II, up to the present. View in Catalog: "The Narrow Road to the Deep North" by Richard Flanagan. Next Month's Title: "Euphoria" by Lily King. Notes: This group meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: Northgate Branch 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 17, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Evening Book Group at the South Park Senior Center

Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: South Park Senior Center 8201 8th Ave S Seattle, WA 98108. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the South Park Senior Center. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "Dear Life" by Alice Munro. Book Description: With her peerless ability to give us the essence of a life in often brief but spacious and timeless stories, Alice Munro illumines the moment a life is shaped--the moment a dream, or sex, or perhaps a simple twist of fate turns a person out of his or her accustomed path and into another way of being. View in Catalog: "Dear Life" by Alice Munro. Next Month's Title: "The Sisters Rosensweig" by Wendy Wasserstein. Notes: This group meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: South Park Branch 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 17, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Evening Book Group

Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Ballard Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "Life After Life" by Kate Atkinson. Book Description: Ursula Todd is born on a cold snowy night in 1910 – twice. As she grows up during the first half of the 20th century in Britain, Ursula dies and is brought back to life again and again. With a seemingly infinite number of lives, Ursula may be able to alter the history of the world. View in Catalog: "Life After Life" by Kate Atkinson. Next Month's Title: "Empty Mansions" by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell, Jr. Notes: This group meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6:45 p.m. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 17, 2016, 6:45 PM – 7:45 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Thursday, February 18, 2016, 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM.

Drop-In for Veteran Services

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. 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 and keep 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: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 18, 2016, 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM.

Afternoon Book Group

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 6 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a discussion of "Redeployment" by Phil Klay at the Central Library. Book Description: A National Book Award-winning collection of short stories by a former Marine captain and Iraq veteran focuses on the complexities of life for soldiers on the front lines and after, exploring themes ranging from brutality and faith to guilt and survival. View in Catalog: "Redeployment" by Phil Klay. Next Month's Title: "The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry" by Rachel Joyce. Notes: This group meets the third Thursday of the month at Noon. 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: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 18, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESL. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with basic technology and Library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Call 206-386-4636 or sign up in person at the Level 5 Reference Desk. Appointments are scheduled for up to one hour. The Central Library also offers Tech Help in Chinese, Spanish and Vietnamese -- call 206-684-0849 for more information or to register. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 18, 2016, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: International District/Chinatown Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English, Español, Tiểng Việt. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-386-1300. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: International District/Chinatown Branch 206-386-1300 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 18, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-4089. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes on Thursdays from 12-3 p.m. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 18, 2016, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Tecno Ayuda (Spanish Tech Help)

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. Language: Español. Summary: ¿Necesita ayuda personal con las computadoras o en la búsqueda de información? ¡La Biblioteca de Seattle puede ayudarlo! Inscripción necesaria. Description: El personal de la biblioteca está disponible para contestar a sus preguntas acerca de tecnología y servicios de la Biblioteca. Aprenda computación básica, cómo utilizar un lector electrónico, como obtener una dirección de correo electrónico gratuito o reservar libros y DVDs. Los tópicos pueden incluir: - Como utilizar el catálogo de la biblioteca - Descargar libros electrónicos y audio libros - Enseñarle computación básica, iPads, etc. - Utilizar Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. - Obtener una… Notes: Los programas y eventos de la biblioteca son gratuitos y todos están invitados. Inscripción necesaria. Las citas son limitadas a 1 hora. Para obtener más información o para concertar una cita llame al 206-386-4636 ó inscríbase en persona en la mesa de referencia del 5to. Piso. Translation: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. 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. Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-386-4636. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 18, 2016, 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Thursday, February 18, 2016, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English, 中文. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. (欢迎参加电脑/互联网免费一对一指导活动。请来电或面洽Lake City分馆报名。). Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Examples of help topics include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Email - Microsoft Word. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Schedule an appointment by phone or in person. Mandarin-speaking staff is available upon request. Translation: 欢迎参加电脑/互联网免费一对一指导活动。请来电或面洽Lake City分馆报名。. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 18, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: University Branch 206-684-4063 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Thursday, February 18, 2016, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Northgate 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Northgate Branch 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Thursday, February 18, 2016, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Wallingford Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-4088. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: Wallingford Branch 206-684-4088 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 18, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-386-4227. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch 206-386-4227 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 18, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Business Resource Open House

Where: Delridge Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: An open house to meet community lenders and providers of free business consulting. Description: Whether you are starting or growing a business, there are local assistance organizations that will help you succeed. Maybe you are looking for financial help, counseling on the viability of a business idea, or just advice on next steps. Bring your new ideas or fully formed plans to this free event and meet the experts who will provide the technical and financial assistance to empower you. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 18, 2016, 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Thursday, February 18, 2016, 3:30 PM – 7:45 PM.

ASL Thursday Evening Book Group

Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Join the Thursday Evening American Sign Language Book Group for a discussion of "The Submission" by Amy Waldman. Book Description: Mohammad Khan, a Muslim architect, wins a blind contest to design a Ground Zero 9/11 Memorial and becomes the target of anti-Islam firebrands. View in Catalog: "The Submission" by Amy Waldman. Notes: This group meets the 3rd Thursday of the month. The book group is held entirely in American Sign Language. Library events and programs are free. Everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 18, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

An Evening with David Binder, Photojournalist, Documentary Filmmaker, Storyteller

Author Readings Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join award-winning photojournalist David Binder for an illustrated talk about his work and a screening of his highly acclaimed documentary film “Calling My Children.”. Description: David Binder began documenting stories about AIDS in the late 1980s, humanizing the epidemic for publications, including Life magazine and The Philadelphia Inquirer. In 1987, he began photographing Gail Farrow, an African American mother of four, who contracted AIDS through a blood transfusion, defying the stereotype that only prostitutes, homosexuals, and drug users were vulnerable to infection. Gail died when she was just 27, leaving behind her four young sons and her husband. Binder documented Gail’s… Notes: Library events and programs are free and open to the public. Tickets and reservations are not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $6 after 5 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation. DVDs will be available for purchase and signing. Recorded for Podcast: This event will be recorded for future podcast. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 18, 2016, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Book Group for Seniors

Where: Northeast Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Northeast Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry" by Elizabeth McCracken. Book Description: McCracken's characters are quirky outsiders, and her off-beat vision is completely unique, such as in the story of a young woman who discovers that her husband's loving creations (he's a tattoo artist). Her rare insight and unconventional wisdom herald a magical new voice in the world of short fiction. Her stories will steal your heart. Next Month's Title: "Claire of the Sea Light" by Edwidge Danticat. Notes: This group meets the third Friday of the month at 10 a.m. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 19, 2016, 10:00 AM.

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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Friday, February 19, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Morning Book Group

Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the Ballard Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "Homer & Langley" by E. L. Doctorow. Book Description: As the twentieth century unfolds, two brothers withdraw into their New York mansion, a net to catch and hold the mounting flotsam of lost dreams and forgotten schemes. View in Catalog: "Homer & Langley" by E. L. Doctorow. Next Month's Title: "On Sal Mal Lane" by Ru Freeman. Notes: This group meets the third Friday of the month at 10:30 a.m. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 19, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Friday, February 19, 2016, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Civilization's Design Lecture Series: Experimental Jetset

Author Readings Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Please join graphic design studio Experimental Jetset for a talk at the Central Library. Tickets are required. Description: Amsterdam studio Experimental Jetset is composed of just three designers: Marieke Stolk, Erwin Brinkers and Danny van den Dungen. Together they have cemented themselves as one of the most inventive graphic studios in the world. A large collection of their work has been included in MoMA's permanent collection. Immediately following the lecture Experimental Jetset will be joined in conversation by Michael Ellsworth, Corey Gutch and Gabriel Stromberg of Civilization. The Design Lecture Series is brought… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Doors at 6:30PM / Lecture at 7PM Please be prompt - standby tickets become available at 6:50 PM Tickets are free and become available at noon on January 21st, 2016 at www.designlectur.es. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 19, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Citizenship Information Session

Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Address: Are you a Legal Permanent Resident and ready to become a U.S. Citizen? Find out how at this information session. Audience: Adults. ESL. Language: English. Summary: You will get information on how to apply for U.S. citizenship and get referrals to organizations that can help. Description: Offered in partnership with the Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 20, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

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 working together to offer free tax help at 12 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch 206-386-1905 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Saturday, February 20, 2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

Talk Time

Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESL. Language: English. Talk Time Summary: Come to a free English as a Second Language (ESL) 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. More ESL Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/literacy-and-esl/esl-calendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 20, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Adults. ESL. 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 one-on-one with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 20, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Free Tax Help (appointments accepted)

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 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. Appointments are not required, but will be accepted by calling 206-684-7455. 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… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Saturday, February 20, 2016, 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Central Library. 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Saturday, February 20, 2016, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch 206-386-4227 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Saturday, February 20, 2016, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Page to Screen presents: 'The Wild One'

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Page to Screen: Hear the Story: See the Film, presents “The Wild One” starring Marlon Brando; based on the short story “The Cyclist’s Raid,” by Frank Rooney. Description: This series of readings and screenings explores the adaptation of short stories to film. Today's program presents “The Wild One” (1953); based on “The Cyclist’s Raid,” by Frank Rooney (1951). A menacing biker gang is born to be wild, and whole town is at their mercy. Then Marlon Brando donned a leather jacket and turned a minor villain into a rebel hero for a whole generation. We all know that many films are based on books, but you may be surprised to learn how many great movies are adapted from short… Rating: PG - Parental Guidance Suggested. Run time: 79 minutes. View in Catalog: "The Wild One". Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/page-to-screen. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 20, 2016, 1:00 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Saturday, February 20, 2016, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Central Library. 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Sunday, February 21, 2016, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

First Folio Panel: Shakespeare in America

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 expert panelists to explore the influence of Shakespeare in America. The two most likely books in the American family library were the Bible and Shakespeare. Description: Dr. Allison Meyer a Shakespeare Scholar at Seattle University, George Mount, Artistic Director for Seattle Shakespeare Company, and Michael Paulus, University Librarian and Associate Professor, Seattle Pacific University will address a set of questions about how and why the Bard became so important to Americans. This event will draw from these books: Stephen H. Grant. "Collecting Shakespeare: The Story of Henry and Emily Folger." , Andrea Mays. "The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger’s… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required, with one exception: Admission to view the First Folio exhibit requires a free timed ticket -- order here. Co-sponsored by the Book Club of Washington and Special Collections in the Seattle Public Library. Recorded for Podcast: This event will be recorded for future podcast. More...: http://www.spl.org/library-collection/first-folio. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 21, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Lunar New Year Celebration: Chinese Folk Music for Strings

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a free chamber music concert with violinist Andrew Bushnell and musicians from the Northwest Symphony. Description: The Seattle Public Library welcomes violinist Andrew Bushnell and musicians from the Northwest Symphony, performing Chinese Folk Songs for String Quartet by Zhou Long and The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto by He Zhanhao and Chen Gang. Violinist Andrew Bushnell studied with Dr. Lee Joiner at the Wheaton College Conservatory of Music in Illinois and later received a Masters in violin performance from Cal State Sacramento, studying under Ian Swensen. His private teachers in the Seattle area included Pa… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 21, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Library Equal Access Program (LEAP): Drop-in Assistive Technology Open Lab

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - LEAP Assistive Technology Lab. Audience: Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Come to the LEAP Drop-In Lab session for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help in the use of the Library's assistive technology for disabled and special needs patrons. Description: LEAP staff members are available to answer questions and assist in the use of the Library's JAWS speech and ZoomText magnification software. Staff is also able to assist patrons in the use of the assistive technology to download eBooks, setup free email accounts, or request books and DVDs, or help with other adaptive equipment. Other help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Computer basics - Internet basics - Microsoft Word Please note: LEAP-staff cannot assist with any kind of h… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required for LEAP Drop-In Open-Lab help. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: leap@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. Monday, February 22, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English, Tiểng Việt. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-386-1906. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 22, 2016, 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Monday, February 22, 2016, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Thrilling Tales: A Storytime for Grownups

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Need a mid-day break? Two Mondays a month at noon you can laugh, gasp and shudder to live readings. This week's story is "People Don’t Do Such Things," by Ruth Rendell. Description: Love a good story? Come to the scene of the crime, the edge of adventure and timeless realms of wonder. Sit back, relax and escape from the everyday as we bring you gripping short stories expertly read -- and well calculated to keep you in suspense! This week's story is "People Don’t Do Such Things," by Ruth Rendell. Murderous crimes of passion? Surely such things only happen in books, right? 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 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 22, 2016, 12:05 PM – 12:50 PM.

Afternoon Book Group

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 "Nineteen Minutes" by Jodi Picoult. Book Description: The daughter of a judge in a New Hampshire school shooting case witnessed the events, but cannot remember the last several minutes of the attack. View in Catalog: "Nineteen Minutes" by Jodi Picoult. Next Month's Title: "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand. Notes: This group meets the third 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 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 22, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Monday, February 22, 2016, 2:30 PM – 7:00 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Monday, February 22, 2016, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESL. 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 one-on-one with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 22, 2016, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Talk Time

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 1 - Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESL. Language: English. Talk Time Summary: Come to a free English as a Second Language (ESL) 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. More ESL Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/literacy-and-esl/esl-calendar. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 22, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Bob Santos and Councilman Larry Gossett discuss 'The Gang of Four'

Author Readings Where: Magnolia Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: A Native American, Asian American, African American, and Mexican American came together to fight for their neighborhoods and their people in Seattle. Description: Seattle's Gang of Four changed the face of the city in the 1960s, '70s, and '80s by bringing four ethnic groups together in battle against city powerbrokers over development, poverty, fishing rights, and gentrification. The four leaders learned quickly that working together provided greater results than working apart. This is the story of a powerful political alliance and lifelong friendships forged through sit-ins, protest rallies, and other acts of civil disobedience. View in Catalog: "The Gang of Four" by Bob Santos. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch 206-386-4225 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 22, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Evening Book Group

Where: University Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a book group at the University Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "Truth and Beauty" by Ann Patchett. Book Description: A brutally candid memoir that explores Patchett’s extraordinarily demanding 20-year friendship with author Lucy Grealy. View in Catalog: "Truth and Beauty" by Ann Patchett. Next Month's Title: "The Sweet Hereafter" by Russell Banks. Notes: This group meets the third Monday (fourth Monday in January and February) of each month at 6:30 p.m. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location. Contact Info: University Branch 206-684-4063 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 22, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM.

Community Conversation: Seattle Culture and History

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 1 - Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: City Librarian Marcellus Turner invites you to join him in a discussion about current and future Library services at a series of Community Conversations. Description: The meetings will be organized around Turner’s five Library service priorities: youth and family learning; technology and access; community engagement; Seattle culture and history; and re-imagined spaces. This meeting will focus on Seattle culture and history – “Connect our community with our diverse local culture and history through compelling collections, expert assistance, innovative partnerships and engaging programs.” Future meetings will focus on other service priorities. Refreshments will be… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Co-sponsored with the Association of King County Historical Organizations. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 23, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Medieval Women's Choir Preview

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join Eric Mentzel and members of the Medieval Women's Choir for a preview of their upcoming concert, "The Song of the Angels.". Description: What is the language of heaven? What is the song of the angels? Medieval theologians and singers thought they might know. Beginning in the 11th century, wordless song was seen as a way to approximate the language of paradise. Join Eric Mentzel and members of the Medieval Women’s Choir for a preview of their upcoming concert, “The Song of the Angels.”. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 23, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESL. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with basic technology and Library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Call 206-386-4636 or sign up in person at the Level 5 Reference Desk. Appointments are scheduled for up to one hour. The Central Library also offers Tech Help in Chinese, Spanish and Vietnamese -- call 206-684-0849 for more information or to register. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 23, 2016, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Greenwood Branch. Room Location: Study 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 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 206-684-4086. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch 206-684-4086 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 23, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Tecno Ayuda (Spanish Tech Help)

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. Language: Español. Summary: ¿Necesita ayuda personal con las computadoras o en la búsqueda de información? ¡La Biblioteca de Seattle puede ayudarlo! Inscripción necesaria. Description: El personal de la biblioteca está disponible para contestar a sus preguntas acerca de tecnología y servicios de la Biblioteca. Aprenda computación básica, cómo utilizar un lector electrónico, como obtener una dirección de correo electrónico gratuito o reservar libros y DVDs. Los tópicos pueden incluir: - Como utilizar el catálogo de la biblioteca - Descargar libros electrónicos y audio libros - Enseñarle computación básica, iPads, etc. - Utilizar Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. - Obtener una… Notes: Los programas y eventos de la biblioteca son gratuitos y todos están invitados. Inscripción necesaria. Las citas son limitadas a 1 hora. Para obtener más información o para concertar una cita llame al 206-386-4636 ó inscríbase en persona en la mesa de referencia del 5to. Piso. Translation: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. 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. Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-386-4636. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 23, 2016, 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Fremont Branch. 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. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-4084. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes on Tuesdays from 1-3 p.m. Contact Info: Fremont Branch 206-684-4084 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 23, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Seattle Opera Preview Lecture

Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Preview lecture of Seattle Opera’s upcoming production of Donizetti’s “Mary Stuart.”. Description: Two icons of English royalty, Queen Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots, clash in a powerful story of jealousy, pity, doubt, menace, exaltation, and remorse. Extravagant period costumes and virtuosic bel canto singing heighten the many moods of this haunting, unforgettable battle of wills. Join us for a preview lecture of Seattle Opera’s upcoming production of “Mary Stuart.”. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch 206-386-4227 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 23, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English, Tiểng Việt. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-386-1906. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 23, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch 206-684-4086 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Northeast Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7539. Appointments are scheduled for up to one hour. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 23, 2016, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Magnolia Branch. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books, audiobooks, and movies. - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word - Library databases 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 the Magnolia Branch. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch 206-386-4225 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 23, 2016, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Talk Time

Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESL. Language: English. Talk Time Summary: Come to a free English as a Second Language (ESL) 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. More ESL Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/literacy-and-esl/esl-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 23, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Tech Help

Where: NewHolly Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-386-1905. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch 206-386-1905 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 24, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch 206-386-4227 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 12:00 PM – 5:00 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Talk Time

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 1 - Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESL. Language: English. Talk Time Summary: Come to a free English as a Second Language (ESL) 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. More ESL Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/literacy-and-esl/esl-calendar. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 24, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Seattle Opera Preview Lecture

Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Preview lecture of Seattle Opera’s upcoming production of Donizetti’s “Mary Stuart.”. Description: Two icons of English royalty, Queen Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots, clash in a powerful story of jealousy, pity, doubt, menace, exaltation, and remorse. Extravagant period costumes and virtuosic bel canto singing heighten the many moods of this haunting, unforgettable battle of wills. Join us for a preview lecture of Seattle Opera’s upcoming production of “Mary Stuart.”. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 24, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESL. 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 one-on-one with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 24, 2016, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESL. 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 one-on-one with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 24, 2016, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Spanish Circle

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 10-week language conversation program to practice Spanish. Talk Time Description: This program is for intermediate to advanced level learners. Participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Translation: Practique su español en la biblioteca. Para niveles intermedio y avanzado. Programa gratuito. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 24, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Thursday, February 25, 2016, 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM.

Seattle Opera Preview Lecture

Where: Central Library. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Preview lecture of Seattle Opera’s upcoming production of Donizetti’s “Mary Stuart.”. Description: Two icons of English royalty, Queen Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots, clash in a powerful story of jealousy, pity, doubt, menace, exaltation, and remorse. Extravagant period costumes and virtuosic bel canto singing heighten the many moods of this haunting, unforgettable battle of wills. Join us for a preview lecture of Seattle Opera’s upcoming production of “Mary Stuart.”. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 25, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESL. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with basic technology and Library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Call 206-386-4636 or sign up in person at the Level 5 Reference Desk. Appointments are scheduled for up to one hour. The Central Library also offers Tech Help in Chinese, Spanish and Vietnamese -- call 206-684-0849 for more information or to register. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 25, 2016, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: International District/Chinatown Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English, Español, Tiểng Việt. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-386-1300. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: International District/Chinatown Branch 206-386-1300 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 25, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-4089. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes on Thursdays from 12-3 p.m. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 25, 2016, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Tecno Ayuda (Spanish Tech Help)

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. Language: Español. Summary: ¿Necesita ayuda personal con las computadoras o en la búsqueda de información? ¡La Biblioteca de Seattle puede ayudarlo! Inscripción necesaria. Description: El personal de la biblioteca está disponible para contestar a sus preguntas acerca de tecnología y servicios de la Biblioteca. Aprenda computación básica, cómo utilizar un lector electrónico, como obtener una dirección de correo electrónico gratuito o reservar libros y DVDs. Los tópicos pueden incluir: - Como utilizar el catálogo de la biblioteca - Descargar libros electrónicos y audio libros - Enseñarle computación básica, iPads, etc. - Utilizar Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. - Obtener una… Notes: Los programas y eventos de la biblioteca son gratuitos y todos están invitados. Inscripción necesaria. Las citas son limitadas a 1 hora. Para obtener más información o para concertar una cita llame al 206-386-4636 ó inscríbase en persona en la mesa de referencia del 5to. Piso. Translation: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. 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. Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-386-4636. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 25, 2016, 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Thursday, February 25, 2016, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English, 中文. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. (欢迎参加电脑/互联网免费一对一指导活动。请来电或面洽Lake City分馆报名。). Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Examples of help topics include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Email - Microsoft Word. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Schedule an appointment by phone or in person. Mandarin-speaking staff is available upon request. Translation: 欢迎参加电脑/互联网免费一对一指导活动。请来电或面洽Lake City分馆报名。. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 25, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: University Branch 206-684-4063 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Thursday, February 25, 2016, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Northgate 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Northgate Branch 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Thursday, February 25, 2016, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Beyond Google: Free Market Research at Your Library

Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: Other. Address: Small Business Administration (SBA) Training Room 2401 4th AVE STE 450 Seattle, WA 98121. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Find out how to easily navigate databases available through your Library to help you make informed decisions in your business planning, marketing, site location and market analysis. Registration encouraged. Description: Whatever stage your business is at, it’s vital to stay ahead of the competition. Information is key to success, but can be expensive or time-consuming if you don’t know where to look. Find out how to easily navigate various databases available through your local library to help you make informed decisions in your business planning, marketing, site location and market analysis. Also, gain valuable information and insights to better understand local economic conditions, customers, and more. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is encouraged. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 25, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-386-4227. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch 206-386-4227 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 25, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Thursday, February 25, 2016, 3:30 PM – 7:45 PM.

Poetry Potluck

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.). Description: 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. Note usually meets on 3rd Thursday, but in February will be 4th Thursday. (Not a food event.). Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: Lynn Miller. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 25, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Ethan Canin reads from his new novel 'A Doubter’s Almanac'

Author Readings Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: “A Doubter’s Almanac” explores the nature of genius, rivalry, ambition and love in multiple generations of a gifted family in the latest novel from bestselling author Ethan Canin. Description: “A nuanced, heartbreaking portrait of a tortured mathematician . . . Canin, in translucent prose, elucidates the way a mathematician sees the world and humanity’s own insignificance within it. A harrowing, poignant read about the blessing and curse of genius.” -- Booklist (starred review) Ethan Canin is the author of seven books, including the story collections "Emperor of the Air "and "The Palace Thief" and the novels "For Kings and Planets, " "Carry Me Across the Water," and" America America.". Notes: Library events and programs are free and open to the public. Tickets and reservations are not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $6 after 5 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. 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 The Elliott Bay Book Co. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Recorded for Podcast: This event will be recorded for future podcast. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 25, 2016, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

WorkSource Employment & Resource Drop-In

Where: Ballard Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Need help looking for a job? We can help get you started on your search. Description: The Seattle Public Library has partnered with WorkSource Seattle-King County and the Ballard Food Bank to connect you with job resources based on your needs. One-on-one sessions are available. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 26, 2016, 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Friday, February 26, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:00 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Friday, February 26, 2016, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Film Screening: 'Through the Fire' at NewHolly Gathering Hall

Where: non-library location. Non-Library Location: NewHolly Gathering Hall | 7054 32nd Ave. S. Seattle WA 98118. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESL. Language: English, Soomaali. Summary: Join us for a FREE film screening of the documentary fim "Through the Fire." The screening will be followed by a teen panel and community talk back. Description: "Through the Fire" shows a side of Somalia beyond the all-too-familiar news reports of piracy, war, and famine. It tells the stories of remarkable Somali women who risk their lives to run essential humanitarian projects that have sustained their communities through decades of conflict. 5 p.m. – Doors open to the public 5:30 p.m. - Poetry 5:45 p.m. – “Through the Fire” film screening 6:45 p.m. – Post-screening Q&A with teen-led panel. Rating: Unrated. Run time: 40 Minutes. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 26, 2016, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Damon Tweedy reads and discusses his memoir 'Black Man in a White Coat'

Author Readings Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: “Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine,” is about Damon Tweedy’s experience grappling with race, bias and the unique health problems of black Americans. Description: Tweedy, an African American psychiatrist, examines the complex ways in which both black doctors and patients must navigate the difficult and often contradictory terrain of race and medicine. “On one level the book is a straightforward memoir; on another it’s a thoughtful, painfully honest, multi-angled, constant self-interrogation about himself and about the health implications of being black.” The New York Times. “Tweedy … expertly weaves together statistics, personal anecdotes, and patient stories… View in Catalog: "Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine" by Damon Tweedy. Notes: Library events and programs are free and open to the public. Tickets and reservations are not required. NOTE: The Library will close at its regular Friday time of 6 p.m. and will reopen at the Fourth Avenue entrance at 6:30 p.m. for this event. Parking in the Central Library garage will be available for $6 after 5 p.m. 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 The Elliott Bay… Recorded for Podcast: This event will be recorded for future podcast. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 26, 2016, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Free Tax Help

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 working together to offer free tax help at 12 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch 206-386-1905 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Saturday, February 27, 2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

Talk Time

Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESL. Language: English. Talk Time Summary: Come to a free English as a Second Language (ESL) 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. More ESL Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/literacy-and-esl/esl-calendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 27, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Adults. ESL. 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 one-on-one with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 27, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Free Tax Help (appointments accepted)

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 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. Appointments are not required, but will be accepted by calling 206-684-7455. 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… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Saturday, February 27, 2016, 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Central Library. 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Saturday, February 27, 2016, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch 206-386-4227 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Saturday, February 27, 2016, 12:00 PM – 5:00 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Saturday, February 27, 2016, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Financing College Workshop

Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: This financial literacy event provides support to high school students and their families as they navigate the financial aid process. Description: Students will: - Explore the different options available to pay for college. - Review available college loans and how interest accumulation and payback options vary. - Learn the basics of a FAFSA and where to access additional support in completing an application. Parents are encouraged to attend! This program is offered in partnership with Financial Beginnings. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: https://www.financialbeginnings.org/. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 27, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

One February Afternoon / Однажды в феврале после полудня

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. ESL. LEAP. Language: English, Русский. Summary: Concert of Russian and Ukrainian classical songs and music. Description: Lovers of Russian and Ukrainian classical music will delight in the angelic voice of Faina Morozova, soprano, performing at The Seattle Public Library songs by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Sergey Prokofiev, Eugene Masluk, and Sergey Rachmaninoff. Maria Khavin, a notable pianist, will not only accompany Faina Morozova, but will perform Rachmaninoff’s preludes, Tchaikovsky’s Seasons, January and February, Prokofiev’s Waltz from “Cinderella.” A must see and hear concert. All are welcome. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Translation: Однажды в феврале после полудня Любители русской и украинской классической музыки порадуются ангельским голосом Фаины Морозовой сопрано которая исполнит песни Петра Чайковского Сергея Прокофьева Евгения Маслюка и Сергея Рахманинова. Мария Хавин знаменитый пианист будет не только аккомпанировать Фаине Морозовой но также исполнит прелюдии Рахманинова «Времена года» «Январь» и «Февраль» Чайковского и вальс Прокофьева из "Золушки". Как всегда приглашаем всех в Центральную Библитеку Сиэтла 27… Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 27, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Anime Marathon

Where: Northeast Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Children. Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: This Anime Marathon is sponsored by the Teen Service Learning Group at the Northeast Branch. Snacks will be provided, bring your comfy clothes, pillows and blankets! Description: Schedule of screenings: Childrens: 10:30 Astro Boy (Rated G) 10:55 Movie: Wolf Children (Rated PG) 1:00 Cardcaptor Sakura (Rated PG) Teen/adult 1:25 Daily Lives of Highschool Boys (Rated PG-13) 1:50 Movie: Summer Wars (Rated PG) 4:00 Devil is a Part Timer (Rated PG 13) 4:25 Trigun (Rated TV-14) 4:50 Attack on Titan (Rated R) 5:15 Tokyo Ghoul (Rated R) Teen Service Learners will deliver information on the history of anime and share in… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The main portion of the branch will only be open from 1-5pm as usual. The meeting room will open at 10 a.m. for this event. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 28, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:45 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Central Library. 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Sunday, February 28, 2016, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Library Equal Access Program (LEAP): Drop-in Assistive Technology Open Lab

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - LEAP Assistive Technology Lab. Audience: Adults. LEAP. Language: English. Summary: Come to the LEAP Drop-In Lab session for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help in the use of the Library's assistive technology for disabled and special needs patrons. Description: LEAP staff members are available to answer questions and assist in the use of the Library's JAWS speech and ZoomText magnification software. Staff is also able to assist patrons in the use of the assistive technology to download eBooks, setup free email accounts, or request books and DVDs, or help with other adaptive equipment. Other help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Computer basics - Internet basics - Microsoft Word Please note: LEAP-staff cannot assist with any kind of h… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required for LEAP Drop-In Open-Lab help. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Contact: leap@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. Monday, February 29, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English, Tiểng Việt. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-386-1906. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 29, 2016, 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Monday, February 29, 2016, 12:00 PM – 7:00 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Monday, February 29, 2016, 2:30 PM – 7:00 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Monday, February 29, 2016, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESL. 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 one-on-one with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 29, 2016, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Talk Time

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 1 - Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESL. Language: English. Talk Time Summary: Come to a free English as a Second Language (ESL) 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. More ESL Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/literacy-and-esl/esl-calendar. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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 29, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESL. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with basic technology and Library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Call 206-386-4636 or sign up in person at the Level 5 Reference Desk. Appointments are scheduled for up to one hour. The Central Library also offers Tech Help in Chinese, Spanish and Vietnamese -- call 206-684-0849 for more information or to register. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 1, 2016, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Tecno Ayuda (Spanish Tech Help)

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. Language: Español. Summary: ¿Necesita ayuda personal con las computadoras o en la búsqueda de información? ¡La Biblioteca de Seattle puede ayudarlo! Inscripción necesaria. Description: El personal de la biblioteca está disponible para contestar a sus preguntas acerca de tecnología y servicios de la Biblioteca. Aprenda computación básica, cómo utilizar un lector electrónico, como obtener una dirección de correo electrónico gratuito o reservar libros y DVDs. Los tópicos pueden incluir: - Como utilizar el catálogo de la biblioteca - Descargar libros electrónicos y audio libros - Enseñarle computación básica, iPads, etc. - Utilizar Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. - Obtener una… Notes: Los programas y eventos de la biblioteca son gratuitos y todos están invitados. Inscripción necesaria. Las citas son limitadas a 1 hora. Para obtener más información o para concertar una cita llame al 206-386-4636 ó inscríbase en persona en la mesa de referencia del 5to. Piso. Translation: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. 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. Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-386-4636. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 1, 2016, 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Fremont Branch. 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. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-4084. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes on Tuesdays from 1-3 p.m. Contact Info: Fremont Branch 206-684-4084 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 1, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

仁人服務社咨詢服務 (CISC Information & Service)

Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESL. Language: English, 中文. Summary: Chinese Information and Service Center's Community Information & Service assists low-income, non and limited English-speaking adults who are aged 55 years old or above, as well as those with disabilities. Description: CISC Community Information & Service provides short-term help and intervention to meet the needs of low-income, non- and limited English-speaking adults who are aged 55 years old or above, as well as those with disabilities, living in Seattle or King County area. Social workers provide information, assistance and advocacy to help adults live healthier and more independent lives. This service meets at the Lake City Branch on the first and third Tuesdays from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Translation: 仁人服務社為年滿55歲或以上之耆老、身障人士、低收入或不懂英語的家庭提供免費諮詢服務,包含協助申請社會褔利、醫療保險、房屋補助等等。每逢第一及第三個星期二下午1時30分至4時30分于湖城圖書館提供服務。. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 1, 2016, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Rainier Beach Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English, Tiểng Việt. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-386-1906. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: Rainier Beach Branch 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 1, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: University 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 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 206-684-4063. Appointments are scheduled for up to 1 hour. Contact Info: University Branch 206-684-4063 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 1, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Greenwood Branch 206-684-4086 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Northeast Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7539. Appointments are scheduled for up to one hour. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 1, 2016, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Magnolia Branch. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books, audiobooks, and movies. - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word - Library databases 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 the Magnolia Branch. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: Magnolia Branch 206-386-4225 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 1, 2016, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Green Lake Branch. Room Location: Mary Alice Cooley 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 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 206-684-7547. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: Green Lake Branch 206-684-7547 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 1, 2016, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Talk Time

Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESL. Language: English. Talk Time Summary: Come to a free English as a Second Language (ESL) 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. More ESL Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/literacy-and-esl/esl-calendar. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 1, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Ladies Musical Club Concert

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join us for a Ladies Musical Club Concert featuring songs by American women composers and piano works by Bach, Scarlatti & Rachmaninoff. Description: The concert will include the following program: Sisters, a song cycle by Gloria Swisher ​Three Browning Songs by Amy Marcy Beach performed by Regina Thomas, soprano and accompanied by Janet Anderson, piano ​ Bach: Prelude and Fugue in E Flat Major from Well-Tempered Clavier Book II Scarlatti: Sonata in E Major, K 380 Rachmaninoff: Etude-Tableaux in D Minor, Op. 39 No. 8 Etude-Tableaux in D Minor, Op 33, No. 5 Lilacs, Op. 21, No. 5 performed by Katie O'Rourke, piano. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 2, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Let's Talk About Books

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 5 - PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: A no-pressure book group for people who love to talk about all kinds of books. Book Description: Is your favorite part of a book group when people talk informally about what they're reading and loving? Then this is the group for you! No assigned reading, no pressure. Just a small group of readers who share suggestions for what to read. It's a great place to get ideas for your next book. Fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels ... we talk about it all. Drop in any time! Notes: This group meets the first and third Wednesdays of each month, from noon to 12:50 p.m. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 2, 2016, 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM.

Tech Help

Where: NewHolly Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-386-1905. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch 206-386-1905 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 2, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7519. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 2, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch 206-386-4227 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 12:00 PM – 5:00 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Talk Time

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 4 - Room 1 - Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESL. Language: English. Talk Time Summary: Come to a free English as a Second Language (ESL) 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. More ESL Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/literacy-and-esl/esl-calendar. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 2, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. ESL. 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 one-on-one with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 2, 2016, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Where: Douglass-Truth Branch. Room Location: The Gayton Family Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESL. 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 one-on-one with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 2, 2016, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Spanish Circle

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 10-week language conversation program to practice Spanish. Talk Time Description: This program is for intermediate to advanced level learners. Participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Translation: Practique su español en la biblioteca. Para niveles intermedio y avanzado. Programa gratuito. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 2, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Bharti Kirchner reads from her new novel 'Goddess of Fire'

Author Readings Where: Ballard Branch. Room Location: Miriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Bharti Kirchner’s “Goddess of Fire,” a historical novel set in 17th-century India, tells the story of a village woman’s rise through the ranks of the British East India Company. Description: The Ballard Branch is proud to welcome local author Bharti Kirchner to read from and discuss her latest novel, "Goddess of Fire." Moorti, widowed at just 17 and about to be burned on her husband's funeral pyre, is saved from the fire by the Englishman Job Charnock. Taken to safety and given employment by Charnock, Moorti, renamed Maria, must embrace her new life amongst the English traders. But the intelligent and talented Maria is not content to be a servant for the rest of her life. Moorti realizes tha… View in Catalog: "Goddess of Fire" by Bharti Kirchner. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This event is presented in partnership with Secret Garden Books. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 2, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:45 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Ballard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Thursday, March 3, 2016, 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Teens. Adults. ESL. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with basic technology and Library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Call 206-386-4636 or sign up in person at the Level 5 Reference Desk. Appointments are scheduled for up to one hour. The Central Library also offers Tech Help in Chinese, Spanish and Vietnamese -- call 206-684-0849 for more information or to register. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 3, 2016, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: International District/Chinatown Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English, Español, Tiểng Việt. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-386-1300. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: International District/Chinatown Branch 206-386-1300 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 3, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Tecno Ayuda (Spanish Tech Help)

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 5 - Charles Simonyi Mixing Chamber. Audience: Adults. Language: Español. Summary: ¿Necesita ayuda personal con las computadoras o en la búsqueda de información? ¡La Biblioteca de Seattle puede ayudarlo! Inscripción necesaria. Description: El personal de la biblioteca está disponible para contestar a sus preguntas acerca de tecnología y servicios de la Biblioteca. Aprenda computación básica, cómo utilizar un lector electrónico, como obtener una dirección de correo electrónico gratuito o reservar libros y DVDs. Los tópicos pueden incluir: - Como utilizar el catálogo de la biblioteca - Descargar libros electrónicos y audio libros - Enseñarle computación básica, iPads, etc. - Utilizar Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. - Obtener una… Notes: Los programas y eventos de la biblioteca son gratuitos y todos están invitados. Inscripción necesaria. Las citas son limitadas a 1 hora. Para obtener más información o para concertar una cita llame al 206-386-4636 ó inscríbase en persona en la mesa de referencia del 5to. Piso. Translation: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. 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. Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-386-4636. Contact Info: World Languages 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 3, 2016, 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Thursday, March 3, 2016, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Lake City Branch. Room Location: Study Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English, 中文. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. (欢迎参加电脑/互联网免费一对一指导活动。请来电或面洽Lake City分馆报名。). Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Examples of help topics include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Email - Microsoft Word. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Schedule an appointment by phone or in person. Mandarin-speaking staff is available upon request. Translation: 欢迎参加电脑/互联网免费一对一指导活动。请来电或面洽Lake City分馆报名。. Contact Info: Lake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 3, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: University Branch 206-684-4063 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Thursday, March 3, 2016, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Northgate 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Northgate Branch 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Thursday, March 3, 2016, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Wallingford Branch. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-4088. Appointments are scheduled for up to an hour. Contact Info: Wallingford Branch 206-684-4088 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 3, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Tech Help

Where: Queen Anne Branch. Audience: Teens. Adults. Language: English. Summary: Come to the Library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and library services. Registration is required. Description: Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs. Help topics may include: - Using the Library's catalog - Downloading e-books and audiobooks - Computer basics - Internet basics - Email - Microsoft Word Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for tech help. Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-386-4227. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch 206-386-4227 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 3, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Douglass-Truth Branch 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Thursday, March 3, 2016, 3:30 PM – 7:45 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Friday, March 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:00 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Friday, March 4, 2016, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

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 working together to offer free tax help at 12 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: NewHolly Branch 206-386-1905 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Saturday, March 5, 2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

Talk Time

Where: Beacon Hill Branch. Room Location: Friends of The Seattle Public Library Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. ESL. Language: English. Talk Time Summary: Come to a free English as a Second Language (ESL) 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. More ESL Programs: http://www.spl.org/audiences/literacy-and-esl/esl-calendar. Contact Info: Beacon Hill Branch 206-684-4711 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Adult Education Tutoring

Where: Broadview Branch. Audience: Adults. ESL. 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 one-on-one with a tutor. Books and materials are provided. Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Broadview Branch 206-684-7519 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Free Tax Help (appointments accepted)

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 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. Appointments are not required, but will be accepted by calling 206-684-7455. 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… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Saturday, March 5, 2016, 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Central Library. 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Saturday, March 5, 2016, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Queen Anne Branch 206-386-4227 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Saturday, March 5, 2016, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Page to Screen presents: 'Blow Up'

Where: Central Library. Room Location: Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Page to Screen: Hear the Story: See the Film, presents “Blow Up,” Michelangelo Antonioni, director, based on the short story “Blow Up,” by Julio Cortázar. Description: This series of readings and screenings explores the adaptation of short stories to film. Today's program presents “Blow Up,” Michelangelo Antonioni, director (1966); based on “Blow Up,” by Julio Cortázar (1963). The Sixties were a time of aesthetic revolution, from the magical realism of Cortázar’s experimental prose to Antonioni’s provocative playful adaptation, its brief nudity a cause for scandal and praise. Can you dig it? We all know that many films are based on books, but you may be surprised to l… Rating: PG-13 - Parents Strongly Cautioned. Run time: 111 minutes. View in Catalog: "Blow Up". Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. More...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/page-to-screen. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 5, 2016, 1:00 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: AARP. Contact Info: Northeast Branch 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Saturday, March 5, 2016, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Free Tax Help

Tax Help Where: Central Library. 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 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. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns. Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page. Drop-in tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis. Required Documents To… Tax Service Provider: United Way. Contact Info: *Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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...: http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/tax-help. Sunday, March 6, 2016, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Coffee with Seattle LGBT Commissioners

Where: Southwest Branch. Room Location: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Language: English. Summary: Join the Seattle LGBT Commission for coffee and light refreshments for the first in a series of library events providing an opportunity for you to get to know the Commission and the work that they do. Description: The Commissioners will provide a panel presentation and then open the floor up to Q-and-A. The Seattle Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Commission advises the Mayor, Council and departments about issues of concern affecting the LGBTQ community, recommend policies and legislation, bring the LGBTQ communities and the larger Seattle community together through long-range projects, and ensure that City departments fairly and equitably address issues affecting and involving Seattle's LGBTQ communit… Notes: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian. Room Capacity: Space is limited at library events. Please 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, March 6, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.