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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Saturday Crochet

Saturday Crochet Circle

Francis A. Gregory Library

9 a.m.
On Saturdays, we crochet! Every second and fourth Saturday of the Month, 9 a.m. - noon.  All levels are welcome.

Tax Assistance

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

10 a.m.
From February 1 through April 18, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2016 income tax filing.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit dclibrary.org/incometax.
LEGO

LEGOs!

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Build, explore, and play with LEGOs and DUPLOs in the Children's Room from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Saturday. This program is designed for children ages 3-12 years old and their caregivers.  
Meditation Yoga

Saturday Morning Yoga

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Start your Saturdays with Carol, Marjorie and some relaxing, stress-free yoga. Everyone is welcome, beginners especially! Please wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours (limited availability). A signed waiver form is required.
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Adult Learning Lab

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10 a.m.
Skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Assessments on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Tutoring on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Tuesday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Houses

Home Buying 101 Workshop

Petworth Library

10 a.m.
Space is limited. Please reserve your space by e-mailing Lisa.Warwick@dc.gov.  In one day of training, learn the entire home buying process from start to finish, and how to stay on track as a responsible homeowner. This program will last from 10:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. with a 30 minute lunch break.  You will learn about: Different types of loans
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CAAB's Financial Capability Boot Camp

Woodridge Library

10 a.m.
During this free day-long, interactive and engaging workshop you can learn how to gain control of your finances by acquiring knowledge of your relationship with money, how to budget, how to properly utilize credit, be aware of your financial rights and set yourself up for success on how to save & invest for a better future. We will also provide you with tools and resources to use to start your path toward financial wellness.

Tax Assistance

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10 a.m.
From February 1 through April 18, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2016 income tax filing.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit dclibrary.org/incometax.
Happy National Poetry Month

The DC Poet Project: Workshop with Abdul Ali

Anacostia Library

10 a.m.
Are you an experienced writer looking to workshop your poetry, or a new poet looking to practice reading in front of other people? Join Abdul Ali for this free poetry workshop!
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Northeast Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages.  Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program. Please call 202-698-0183 with any questions. Family Story Time takes place on the second floor.

Bilingual Story Time / Hora de los Cuentos

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Stories, songs, dances, and more in English and Spanish for children ages birth to 5 and their adults. Cuentos, canciones, cailes, y más en inglés y español para niños de 0-5 años y sus adultos.  
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time fun for the entire family, this 30-40 minute story time is packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their caregivers are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.   

Preschool Story Time

Georgetown Library

10:30 a.m.
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages.  Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
Baby Signs

Baby Sign Language Class

Southwest Library

10:30 a.m.
Parents and babies are invited to a special class hosted by an instructor from Gallaudet University. Babies as young as four months can learn to communicate in signs.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
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Saturday Book Sales

Mt. Pleasant Library

11 a.m.
Come by the library every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for weekly Friends of the Mt. Pleasant Library book sales. The Friends room is up on the 2nd floor across from the entrance to the Children's Room.   All ages
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Yoga at Your Library

Petworth Library

11 a.m.
Yoga at Your Library is a beginner level yoga class for adults and teens brought to you courtesy of Yoga Activist. No experience is required, and the class is free. You can bring your own mat, but if you don’t have one yoga mats are available for use during the class.
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Weekend Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

11 a.m.
Come in for weekend story time as we read, sing and rhyme! This program recommended for families with children ages 0-5. Join us afterwards for our Imaginative Play program. 
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Lego Club

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

11 a.m.
Open Lego Duplo block play time for children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers. 

Family Story Time

Southeast Library

11 a.m.
Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages.  Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
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Parade of Hats

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

12 p.m.
In honor of Dorothy I. Height's birthday, children are invited to join our parade of hats. Decorate and make your own hat in time for Easter. For ages 10 and under. This program is free and open to the public.
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Peabody Room Presents "Burleith: From Scotland to Shannon and Luchs"

Georgetown Library

1 p.m.
Co-author Ross Schipper of the newly published book, Burleith (Arcadia Images of America series), takes us on a pictorial history tour of the Burleith neighborhood from 18th century Scotland to the onset of the Shannon and Luchs Burleith development in 1923.
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Women's History Month with the Female Re-Enactors of Distinction

Francis A. Gregory Library

1 p.m.
Learn about the past to commemorate Women's History Month. The Female Re-Enactors of Distinction will tell the story of women from another time. All ages.

Battle Subway Pokémon League

Northwest One Library

2 p.m.
New Meeting Space! If you love Pokémon, you won't want to miss this.  Battle Subway is an official league of the Pokémon Company International. Players will meet on Saturdays from 2 - 5 p.m. Games are open to Pokémon lovers of all ages and League Leaders will be on hand to moderate.
Happy National Poetry Month

The DC Poet Project: Poetry Open Mic & Reading featuring Abdul Ali and Gregory Luce

Anacostia Library

2 p.m.
The DC Poet Project is a poetry open mic and reading series featuring top local authors. At each event the featured poets will select a winning open mic reader for a $100 cash prize and the chance to compete for a book contract. Open mic time is limited. Some spaces are reserved for walk-up performances; to reserve an open mic spot before the event visit dayeight.org/dc-poet-project.About the featured authors:
Reading Partners

Reading Partners

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

2 p.m.
High school mentors will be available every Saturday afternoon in the children's department from 2 - 4 p.m. to read with kids who want to strengthen reading skills, or who just enjoy reading with new pals. Drop-in program for children ages 4 to 9 years old. No registration required.       
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Tenley Readers Unite: The City of Ember

Tenley-Friendship Library

2:30 p.m.
In the year 241, twelve-year-old Lina trades jobs on Assignment Day to be a Messenger to run to new places in her beloved but decaying underground city. Read The City of Ember, then come to the library at the date and time below to talk about it with other kids. Snacks will be provided.    
LEGO'S

LEGO Time - Booktalk

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

2 p.m.
Saturday is Family Play Time!  Come to the Library and build, explore, and play with LEGOs and share a favorite book in the Children's Room from  2 p.m. to 4 p.m. every other Saturday.  This program is designed for children ages 5-13 years old.
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Kids' Club - The Orange Outlaw

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

3 p.m.
March's Kids' Club theme is :Spy Club". On March 25, we will read The Orange Outlaw by Ron Roy.
S.T.E.A.M.-Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math

STEAM Ahead

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

3 p.m.
STEAM involves science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics initiatives for children and teens. Join us every Saturday for an exciting afternoon as we perform an out of this world experiment or reach for new artistic heights. It's time for learning and potential. For ages 6 and up; however, participants under the age of 9 will require the assistance of a caretaker or parent.