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Pajama Story Time

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, 6 p.m.

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination, these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
Kids' Big Book of Games

Game Club

Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, 4 p.m.

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us to play board games.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
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Fringe Music in the Library: Jamal R. Moore

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, 2 p.m.

Jamal R. Moore is a multi-instrumentalist, composer/performer and educator, and is a native of Baltimore, Maryland. His educational background includes California Institute of The Arts (M.F.A. in African American Improvisation, 2012), Berklee College of Music (B.M 2005), Eubie Blake Jazz Orchestra (2000) under the direction of Christopher Calloway Brooks, and historically acclaimed Frederick Douglass Sr. High where he is an alum alongside Thurgood Marshall, Cab Calloway, and Ethel Ennis.
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Build-It Studio

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, 3 p.m.

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us in creative, hands-on fun building structures using everyday materials.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

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.  Please call 202-724-4691 with any questions.
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Color Club

Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, 7 p.m.

Children and their families are invited to join us for Color Club. We'll provide special coloring sheets and supplies.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Zumba

Zumba @ Southwest Library

Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Come join the party! Instructor Roshaunda Jenkins will lead this one-hour fitness and dance workout -- all fitness levels welcome. The class is free and no registration is required. Dance your way to fitness!
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Computer Classes at Southwest Library

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, 1 p.m.

You are cordially invited to attend the free Tuesday afternoon computer classes at Southwest Library from 1 - 3 p.m..  A different computer related topic is covered each week. October classes include Email basics (Oct. 4) and Microsoft Word (Oct. 25).  Please note that classes will not be held on Oct. 11 or Oct. 18.

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, 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.  Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.  
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Wii Club

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us to play Wii games.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.

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