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Lego Playtime and Engineering Challenge Program

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 4:00 pm

Do you like to build with Legos and solve puzzles? Join us to work through engineering challenges like, "who can build a paper airplane that carries the most cargo over 10 feet," or just come to build with Legos and relax after school. We'll have a different short challenge each week and Legos all the time. This program is recommended for ages 4 and up.
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Book Hill Talks - David Vine

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 7:00 pm

David Vine, Associate Professor, Anthropology, American University, and author of  Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World, will be on hand to discuss his research on the presence of US military installations abroad.
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Baby and Toddler Time

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 10:30 am

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Time

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 11:00 am

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
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Book Hill Talks - How the Gloves Came off with Elizabeth Grimm Arsenault

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 7:00 pm

Elizabeth Grimm Arsenault, Director of Teaching, Security Studies Program, Georgetown University, will be on hand to discuss her book, How the Gloves Came Off: Lawyers, Policy Makers and Norms in the Debate on Torture. Questions will follow.
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Twentythirtysomething Book Club (TTBC)

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 7:30 pm

Join TTBC, a book group for younger adults at least 21 years old, as we discuss When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi.  This memoir by neurosurgeon Kalanithi, diagnosed with terminal lung cancer at age 36, chronicles his experience processing his impending death and, in doing so, considering what makes life meaningful. 
Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 2:00 pm

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles, and bounces developmentally appropriate for children from birth to when they start walking.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere.
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April Film Series: Birds Month

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 4:00 pm

Join us for our Bird themed film series for April. This week's film is "The Storks". This program is recommended for ages 4-12. 
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Adult Coloring

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6:30 pm

Join us monthly for these relaxed coloring sessions. We will provide the coloring sheets and colored pencils, though personal supplies are welcome as well. The sessions will last from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Questions? Email julia.strusienski@dc.gov
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Song and Dance

Friday, April 28, 2017, 10:30 am

Get ready to get down! Join us as we explore different rhythms and do basic dance steps. This 20-minute program of music and movement develops listening and motor skills while stimulating an interest in music. Percussion instruments help children and caregivers follow the leader or dance to the beat of their own drummers. Ages birth to five. 

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