Children ages 2-6 learn strategies for playing chess.
Classes are taught nationally recognized instructor Vaughn Bennet.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Children ages 2-6 learn strategies for playing chess.
Join us for stories, songs and rhymes. For ages 3-5.
Groups: please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time program.
Join us every Thursday for a themed story time and a related make-and-take craft project after story time is over.
Designed for children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers, the story time will include books, songs, rhymes and finger plays as we continue to strengthen early literacy skills.
This movement-based story time includes reading stories, singing familiar songs as well as learning new rhymes and songs with the librarian.
For ages 3-5.
Every Tuesday and Thursday, come and enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, finger plays, movement and more for children ages 0-5.
Join us for a half hour of stories, songs, movement, finger plays, rhyme, and dance! Large groups of ten or more please contact, Lizzie Nolan, children's librarian at 202-541-6226 or email@example.com
Best for ages 2-5.
*Crafts every first Tuesday and Thursday of the month*
Help with resumes, cover letters, job searches, and applying for jobs online.
Jump, wiggle, bounce, shake and move with a librarian and books. Children will explore movement for different body parts using rhymes and songs, and increase their creativity through fun story recall and story telling activities.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 2-5, with their caregivers.
For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.
Remember -- there is a story time at 10 a.m. and another at 11 a.m.
To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.
Baby/toddler lap times are story times geared for babies ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers.
Starting March 6, 3013, tickets will be required for entry.
Stories, songs, and SO much more.
Join us for a program for children ages 1-4 and their caregivers.
Learn how to create an email account, search the Internet, use library online services and more.
No previous experience required.
DPR and DCPL will present selections of movies from past and present on Thursdays and Fridays in the Senior Citizen Room. Discussions will follow.
Thursdays: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Fridays: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information, please call 202-698-1175 or visit us at www.dclibrary.org.
Stories, songs, rhymes, bounces, and tickles for non-walkers and their caregivers.
Registration is required.
To register for the session on May 9 or May 16, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To register for the session on May 23 and all future sessions, please email email@example.com.
Need assistance with creating an e-mail account, filling out an online application, or revising your resume? We can help.
Drop in for personalized help with job seeking skills.
Come and play Scrabble at the library and have words with real friends!
Learn the basic features for creating a dynamic PowerPoint (slide show) presentation. This software is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.
Instructor: D. P. Grogan
Computer Lab, Room 311
Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Word II Intermediate.
You will learn to:
- Identify and navigate the basic features and elements of the Microsoft PowerPoint window.
- Create a simple slide presentation using the installed themes and design templates.
- Identify and engage the three working panes of the PowerPoint environment.
- Edit and customize each slide and insert SmartArt graphics and links.
- Insert additional slides and delete unwanted slides.
- Activate the slide show presentation.
- Save the presentation as a slide show (.ppsx) and as a presentation (.pptx).
Please bring your own flash drive to save class documents or send them to your email account.
Summer is fast approaching and with it, lots of super hero movies.
Let's get into the spirit with our very own super hero party! Decorate cookies and make your own life-size super hero.
We'll play some super-games and talk about what makes someone a super hero.
Do you have an interest in folding paper creations, from paper cranes to ninja stars to anything in-between? Come to the MLK Teen Space to meet others who share your interest.
You can share your favorite models and learn how to make some new ones as well.
Join us for Make and Take crafts, seasonal crafts that you can take home with you.
Each session includes an interactive reading experience where the librarian reads an easy reader book aloud, and each child follows along with a copy of the book in hand.
Other activities may include literacy-based games, book-related crafts, and basic writing activities.
Read-Along Story Time is recommended for kids in Pre-K to second grade. (There is no requirement for reading ability.)
Storytime in French for children of all ages and skill levels.
Teens ages 13-19 are invited to join the fun and play board games with Megan and Mike and other teens!
Join us at Northwest One for Wii game night.
We provide the Wii, Games and controllers, all you need to do is show up! Game nights are for an hour on Thursdays.
Brood 2 of the 17 year cicadas are coming to the East Coast.... soon and very soon. These flying, red-eyed creatures will quickly be upon us, and the creative minds at WNYC's Radiolab have made a cicada tracker to follow the emergence of the brood.
Join other Capitol Hill residents in contributing to this crowdsourced information about the cicadas in D.C.
Every Tuesday and Thursday from 5-7 p.m., a Southeast Branch staff member will be available to help you submit your cicada sighting to the tracker.
By mid-June, you may have to wade through the cicada shells to get up to the library, but it will be worth it.
Every second and fourth Thursday in 2013, the Community Education Group will offer HIV testing and blood pressure screenings in their testing truck outside of the William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Neighborhood Library.
The first step toward a healthy lifestyle is knowledge. Come down to the library on Thursdays and arm yourself with knowledge!
For more information, contact the Community Education Group at 202-543-2376.
Learn a new skill with one-on-one instruction, or bring a current project and enjoy the company of your fellow fiber artists.
Join us for a lecture by professor Jonathan Brown of Georgetown University. He will be discussing his book Muhammad: A Very Short Introduction.
The Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys is a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities, conducted in cooperation with the American Library Association. Support was provided by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. Additional support for the arts and media components was provided by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Back to School