The Seattle Public Library has a variety of activities scheduled for children, tweens and teens during the mid-winter break from school. Beginning Friday, Feb. 16 through Sunday, Feb. 25, the Library will offer free programs ranging from Lego Mania and tinkering to movies, crafts, games, service learning and more! See below for the schedule of events or visit www.spl.org/schoolbreaks.
Teen Students (Ages 13-18)
Kids Cafe Afterschool Meals – Free meals will be available for the remainder of the school year, through June 22, 2018. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. Presented in partnership with Food Lifeline, Boeing and the USDA.
- Special times for Mid-Winter Break, check the calendar at the Broadview Branch, 12755 Greenwood Ave. N., 206-684-7519
- 2:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. every weekday at the High Point Branch, 3411 S.W. Raymond St., 206-684-7454
- 3:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. every weekday at the South Park Branch, 8604 Eighth Ave. S., 206-615-1688
Teen Space – Need a space to be creative and have fun? Come to Teen Space to play games, hang out, eat snacks and make new friends.
- 3:45 p.m. to 5:15 pm. Friday, Feb. 16 at the Douglass-Truth Branch, 2300 E. Yesler Way, 206-684-4704
Service Learning Interns – Join other teens to help with programs, guide the Library and work on group projects to benefit the library and community. Service learning credit is available to high school students. Applications are required; call the branch for details.
- 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20 at the Northeast Branch, 6801 35th Ave. N.E., 206-684-7539
- 4:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20 at the Southwest Branch, 9010 35th Ave. S.W., 206-684-7455
Drop-in Chess – Come play a game of chess! Children, tweens and teens are invited to drop by for fun and casual games of chess.
- 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20 at the High Point Branch, 3411 S.W. Raymond St., Seattle, 206-684-7454
- 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22 at the Northeast Branch, 6801 35th Ave. N.E., 206-684-7539
Tinkerlab Drop-In – Drop in and work on a fun craft or challenge! Tinker around with construction and builder kit based on science, technology, engineering and math concepts.
- 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21 at the NewHolly Branch, 7058 32nd Ave. S., 206-386-1905
- 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23 at the Columbia Branch, 4721 Rainier Ave. S., 206-386-1908
Game On – Tweens and teens can get some game time at the Library with a Mid-Winter Break special edition of board games and open play on the Kinect and Wii.
- 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21 at the High Point Branch, 3411 S.W. Raymond St., 206-684-7454
Movies – Watch a free film at the Library! Popcorn is provided. Space is limited and early arrival is suggested.
- 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25 – “Loving” (PG-13) at the Ballard Branch, 5614 22nd Ave. N.W., 206-684-4089