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Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019

Home Movie Day postcard

Submit for Home Movie Day

Library Takeout

(All day)
The DC Public Library and Suns Cinema are putting together an event that will knock your socks off, but we need your help to make it happen. Our archivists will be screening your home movies and teaching preservation best practices - submissions only accepted through Oct. 9.  
The Book Bike: a Library Takeout Vehicle

Library on the Go-Go at Fiesta DC 2019

Library Takeout

11 a.m.
Join DC Public Library and our "Library on the Go-Go" book bike at the Fiesta DC Festival on Sunday, Sept. 22, from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Visit our table to: -Sign up for a free DC Public Library card -Browse a small collection of  materials celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month (and check them out with your library card if you'd like) -Learn about some of the many free resources available to you through DC Public Library -Do a craft celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month & Fiesta About Fiesta DC:
The Washington Ballet - Dance for All logo with photo of several dancers on stage in movement

Latin Dance Class with The Washington Ballet

Petworth Library

1 p.m.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with The Washington Ballet at the Petworth Library! Receive instruction in different Latin dance styles from a Washington Ballet artist. No experience necessary; this is a program for adults, teens, and children ages 8+. *Please note: This class was originally advertised as beginning at 2:00pm but due to unforeseen circumstances, the time has changed to 1:00pm. Apologies for any inconvenience.*
Board Games

Game Day

Capitol View Library

2 p.m.
Enjoy new and classic board games!  Bring friends & family & challenge them to a game of Forbidden Island, The Resistance, Monopoly, Chess, Connect Four and more.   Recommended for children, teens, and families. 
Bumper Jacksons Duo

Garden Concert Series: Bumper Jacksons Duo

Northeast Library

2 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of music in the beautiful garden area beside Northeast Library. Bring a chair, sit back and enjoy the sounds of the Bumper Jacksons Duo.
craft supplies

I Made It Myself

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

2 p.m.
Join us for simple arts and crafts. Recommended for children ages 2-8.  
Image of 4 children performing different yoga poses

Stretches & Stories

Tenley-Friendship Library

3 p.m.
Come join us for a colorful yoga story time for kids and families. Expect some gentle stretches, fun yoga poses and different breathing techniques to calm your mind. Sessions will be led by Elina, a children's yoga instructor.   Recommended for 3-6 year olds with their caregivers.    
#bookish - Our Sunday Book Club Logo

#bookish: A Sunday Afternoon Book Club

Woodridge Library

3 p.m.
Looking for a Sunday kind of book love? Welcome to #bookish, Woodridge Library's Sunday afternoon book club! Read your way around the world and earn badges. New members get a thank you gift while supplies last. We gather in person on the 4th Sunday of most months at 3 p.m. to share tea and good company. To join the group, a reader simply has to attend one meeting.

Monday, Sept. 23, 2019

Home Movie Day postcard

Submit for Home Movie Day

Library Takeout

(All day)
The DC Public Library and Suns Cinema are putting together an event that will knock your socks off, but we need your help to make it happen. Our archivists will be screening your home movies and teaching preservation best practices - submissions only accepted through Oct. 9.  
Picture of a fountain pen

This is My Story: Memoir Writing at the Petworth Writers' Workshops

Petworth Library

9:30 a.m.
Come join us at Petworth Library for our new writing program, This is My Story. Have you ever wanted to write a memoir? Is there something you've always wanted to say, but are afraid to say it? Join us as we explore the craft of writing memoirs and learn from other memoir writers the best way to take from our own memories—our own stories—and put them to paper.
English Conversation Group

Morning English Conversation Groups

Georgetown Library

10 a.m.
English Conversation Group meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Georgetown Library.  Volunteer teachers from the Washington English Center will facilitate the sessions. For more information, please call 202-727-0232.  
Sing Talk and Read DC

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Rosedale Library

10 a.m.
These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays 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 to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  Note: Will not meet on Monday, June 17.
Baby/Toddler

Baby and Toddler Story Time (Registration Required)

Northeast Library

10 a.m.
Advance registration is required for this story time.  Please see below for more information.
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

West End Library

10 a.m.
These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 years old. Baby and Toddler Story Time features more activity and movement than the Lap Time program. Children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. West End Library Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment.  
Neighborhood Legal Services Program

Free Legal Help at DC Public Library

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

10 a.m.
Neighborhood Legal Services Program brings free legal help to DC Public Library branches in neighborhoods throughout the city. At the clinics, you can get help with the following:  
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Adult Learning Lab

Library Express

10 a.m.
Join us for 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 take place on Saturday mornings only, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tutoring takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Please note: In order to qualify for tutoring, you must take the assessment first. Library Express
Photo of people speaking with conversation circles

English Conversation Circle

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10 a.m.
A drop-in group for adult speakers of other languages to improve their oral skills in English and gain more confidence in speaking. Participants should have at least a working knowledge of English.
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Woodridge Library

10:15 a.m.
Get up and get moving at our Baby and Toddler Story Times. These 20-to-30-minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18 to 36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children.
Yoga pose

Yoga Mondays

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for a gentle yoga class, appropriate for adults of all ages, taught by certified yoga instructors. Please bring your own mat.
Baby and Toddler Storytime Owls

Baby and Toddler Story Time with Politics & Prose

Southwest Library

10:30 a.m.
This story time will take place at the Politics & Prose at the Wharf, located at 70 District Square SW. 
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Toddler Story Time

Palisades Library

10:30 a.m.
These 20 to 30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities designed to help develop your child’s language skills and a love for books. It is a great time for very young children to socialize with others and be prepared to start school. Children ages 18-36 months are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities, and their grownups are encouraged to participate in the program along with the children.      
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time fun for entire family, these 30-to-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. All programs are free and open to the public.
PreSchool Story Time Owl

Preschool Story Time

Cleveland Park Library

11 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.
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Anacostia Library

11 a.m.
These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays 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 to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Woodridge Library

11:15 a.m.
Get up and get moving at our Baby and Toddler Story Times. These 20-to-30-minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities, and are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18 to 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

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 finger plays 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 to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Technology Tomorrow

Technology Tomorrow

Deanwood Library

11:30 a.m.
Having a tough time getting friends and family to teach you to use the computer or scan and print a document?  Forgot your email password, your user name and just can’t seem to get past the red lines on the form for your resume? 
Excel 2016

Excel II Intermediate

Computer Classes

11:30 a.m.
In this two hour class, you will learn more features of the Microsoft Excel 2016 software that can help you further your career.   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. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
baby lap time owl

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.
studio lab

The Labs Presents: Digital Drop-In

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

1 p.m.
Use the Adobe Creative Cloud or work on your audiovisual project at the Studio Lab Express.