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Monday, Dec. 18, 2017

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Anacostia Library

11 a.m.
These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays 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 Storytime

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Woodridge Library

11:15 a.m.
Get up and get moving at our Baby and Toddler Story Times! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Northeast Library

11:30 a.m.
These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to 2 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 202-698-0183 with any questions.  Story time takes place on the Lower Level.
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Baby Lap Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

1 p.m.
A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-to-30-minute 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. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them

Adobe Creative Suite Drop-In

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

1 p.m.
Reserve the library's Adobe Creative Suite laptop to work on an individual project, or learn how to use an Adobe CS program (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, and others). This SELF-GUIDED (DIY) session is 3 hours long and a government-issued ID will be required. Please note that you may lose your reservation if you are late to your session 15 minutes or more. Please visit https://www.dclibrary.org/labs/studio to register.
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby Toddler Story Time

Deanwood Library

1:30 p.m.
These 20-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children from birth to 2years 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. It is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.
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Excel III Advanced

Computer Classes

1:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour  class, you will learn to calculate, research and display table data using various Excel formulas. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.  Please arrive a half-hour early to sign-in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: H. WhiteLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
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Baby Lap Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-to-30-minute 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. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.
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Between the Lines: Coloring Club for Adults

West End Library

2 p.m.
Coloring isn't just for kids. Get some midday relaxation by joining West End every Monday and Friday for Between the Lines, the coloring club for adults. Coloring sheets and coloring pencils provided.
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Job Seekers Clinic

Southeast Library

2 p.m.
Looking for a job? Staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities including: Building and typing your résumé Conducting online job searches  Completing online job applications
Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-to-30-minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages 0 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. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.
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Marvelous Movie Monday: "The Sense of an Ending" (2 p.m. film showing)

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Free film showing: The Sense of an Ending.  UK, 2017 Based on the novel The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes.  A man becomes haunted by his past and is presented with a mysterious legacy that causes him to re-think his current situation in life.  Starring Jim Broadbent and Charlotte Rampling.
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Baby Lap Time

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

2 p.m.
A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-to-30-minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages 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. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program. It is recommended that each child have their own adult with them. 
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Special Holiday Crafternoon for Kids and Teens | December 18

Northeast Library

3:30 p.m.
On Monday, Dec. 18, at 3:30 p.m., Northeast Library's Crafternoon will be a Special Holiday Cardmaking Extravaganza! We'll have ribbons, cutouts, stamps, paints and more—everything you'll need to create perfect cards and gift tags for upcoming holiday celebrations. Book giveaways and snacks also included.
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Reader's Theatre Features 'I'll Be Home for Christmas'

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers and actors! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, December 18 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.I’ll Be Home for Christmas by Hollie Hobbie is the featured piece.
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Family Story Time

Parklands-Turner Library

4 p.m.
Every Monday at 4 p.m., come to Parklands-Turner for a family story time! 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 children of any age and their accompanying adults.   These story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning by promoting your child's language and literacy skills. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively participate in the stories and activities during the program.   
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Adult Learning Lab

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.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, and Wednesdays.  Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. 
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Teen Drama Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

4 p.m.
Express yourself...scream, cry and rant. It’s all pretend, but it can be serious. It’s drama. Come check it out.
The Lego Book

Lego Challenge!

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
Come build your best Lego creation!   Lego pieces are small. Ages 5 and older please.
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Young Builders Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

4 p.m.
Young builders are invited to explore their creativity through imaginative play. Including Legos, puzzles, or other STEM related activities, all are welcome. For children aged 5 or up and their parents/caregivers. 

Reader's Theatre

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Bring stories to life by reading aloud from scripts created from children’s books. Recommended for readers in grades 2-4.  Parent participation is welcome and encouraged.
Art Lab for Kids

Arty Afternoons

Southwest Library

4:30 p.m.
Join us in the Children's Room for fun arts and crafts. For children ages 4-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
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PowerPoint I Basics

Computer Classes

4:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will 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 are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.  Please arrive a half-hour early to sign-in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: M. RiveraLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
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Wii Game Night

Anacostia Library

5 p.m.
Join us every Monday night at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library to play Wii games. Ages 6 and up.  

D.C. Volunteer Snow Team

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

5 p.m.
Mayor Bowser and Serve DC need your help clearing sidewalks and front walkways for our seniors and those with access and functional needs during winter weather. Come learn how you can join our D.C. Volunteer Snow Team and help your neighbors. This event will run from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. You can register for the Snow Team at snowteam.dc.gov or call 202-727-7925.

D.C. Volunteer Snow Team

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

5 p.m.
Mayor Bowser and Serve DC need your help clearing sidewalks and front walkways for our seniors and those with access and functional needs during winter weather. Come learn how you can join our D.C. Volunteer Snow Team and help your neighbors. This event will run from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. You can register for the Snow Team at snowteam.dc.gov or call 202-727-7925.
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ESL Conversation Circle

Mt. Pleasant Library

6 p.m.
Come to our ESL English Conversation Club, where you can practice your English skills in a casual environment. This conversation group is for English learners at all levels, but participants should have some English knowledge. This is an open group, and you can drop in at anytime between 6 and 8 p.m.  
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Holiday Movie Special

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

6 p.m.
Join us for a movie night, holiday edition on Dec. 18 starting at 6 p.m. We'll be watching holiday-themed films in the Children's Program Room on the second floor.  
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TMZ: Teen Movie Zone

Anacostia Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join Anacostia Library as we enjoy a movie in the teen space. 
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Marvelous Movie Monday: "The Sense of an Ending" (6:30 p.m. film showing)

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Free film showing: The Sense of an Ending.  UK, 2017