Library seeks public input on options
What: The Seattle Public Library will hold three community meetings in January to discuss improving Library services. The meetings will focus on options for enhancing its collection of books and materials, increasing operating hours, upgrading computers and online services and improving building maintenance. Strategies for stabilizing Library funding will be reviewed.
When/where: Central Library (1000 Fourth Ave., Auditorium): Jan. 7, 10 a.m. to noon; Jan. 14, noon to 2 p.m. Beacon Hill Branch (2821 Beacon Ave. S.): Jan. 18, 6 to 8 p.m. ; Ballard Branch (5614 22nd Ave. N.W.): Jan. 18, 6 to 8 p.m.
More Info: www.spl.org or call (206)-386-4636.
South Seattle Community College provides career advices
What: One of seven area Work Source Affiliate sites provides a wide range of employment-related services to students and the community, offering free workshops, guidance, and counseling designed to produce positive job search results.
When: Jan. 11, 4-6p.m., The New Job Search in the New Economy; Jan. 18, 4-5:30p.m., Mid-life Career Changes; Feb. 8, 4-5:30p.m., Online Job Search Basics; Feb. 15, 4-5:30p.m., Effective Resumes; Feb. 22, 4-5:30p.m., Job Interview Basics; March 7, 4-5:30p.m., Effective Networking for Employment.
Where: Career Center (Room 79, Robert Smith Building, South Seattle Community College)
More Info: www.southseattle.edu or call (206) 934-5304.
McGilvra Place Park Renovation final meeting
What: Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to participate in the final design meeting for the community initiated McGilvra Place Park project.
When: Jan. 9 at 6 p.m.
Where: Seattle Academy, 1432 15th Ave.
More Info: seattle.gov/parks/projects/mcgilvra_place/ or contact Emily Lofstedt, Parks Planner at (206)-684-7047
Pilot artist space program launches in Pioneer Square, International District
What: Nonprofit arts service organization Shunpike is developing and managing the program which is focused in the Pioneer Square and Chinatown-International District.
When: Jan. 7, 11a.m. to 1:30p.m.
Where: Seattle City Hall, 600 Fourth Ave.
More Info: shunpike.org/artist-space-assistance-program
Application available for Youth Arts funding
The Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs is accepting project applications for its Youth Arts program. The program supports arts training opportunities for Seattle’s middle and high school youth outside of school hours in a variety of artistic disciplines, including visual and literary arts, theater, music, dance and film. Funding awards may range up to $10,000 for projects that will take place between September 2012 and September 2013.
The application deadline is 11 p.m., Feb. 15, 2012. For more information, contact Irene Gómez at (206) 684-7310 or visit seattle.gov/arts .