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Saturday, July 22, 2017

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When Guys Talk

Tenley-Friendship Library

9:30 a.m.
Join us for a “cup of joe" and connect with other fellows from the neighborhood as we talk about issues of interest to us. Make new friends. Discuss stuff that matters to you. Our special guest in July is Mr. Ricardo Thornton, a D.C. native who overcame life obstacles to become a national spokesperson for learning disabilities. We'll talk about stereotypes and how labeling can affect those around us.
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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Build It!

Deanwood Library

10 a.m.
Design, construct, build, and play at Build It!  Put your STEAM skills and imagination to work and create one of a kind structures and projects with colorful building blocks, magnetic tiles, recycled objects, every day craft materials and more!    
American Sign Language

Beginners American Sign Language Classes

Francis A. Gregory Library

10 a.m.
Join us in learning the fundamentals of American Sign Language: alphabet, numbers, finger spelling and vocabulary words. Please register at the Information Desk.  For information, call Neil Bailey at 202-698-6373 or email at neil.bailey@dc.gov.
E-MAIL Basics

Email Basics

Computer Classes

10 a.m.
Learn to use the basic features of Web-based email and the significant function of attaching a document, such as your résumé, to your email transmission. The job search process requires that you have an established email account. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. Green Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics. You will learn to:
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 noon every Saturday. This program is designed for children ages 3-12 years old and their caregivers.  
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Preschool Drive In

Chevy Chase Library

10 a.m.
Build a car out of a cardboard box & catch a (short) movie! Space limited to first 20 children. Ages 2-6 with caregiver.
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Computer Basics for Seniors

Lamond-Riggs Library

10 a.m.
Join us in the Lamond-Riggs Library Conference Room on Saturdays from July 8 - August 26 to learn the basics of computers including creating and using an email account.    First session is 10 - 11:30 a.m.  Second session is 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Limit of seven (7) students per session.    
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.   
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.
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.

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.
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Family Story Time

Petworth 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.

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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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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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. 
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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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Family Story Time

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

11 a.m.
Story time fun for 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.  All programs are free and open to the public.
MS Word 2013

Word II Intermediate

Computer Classes

12:30 p.m.
In this 2 hour class, you will learn more features of this word-processing software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: I. KearseLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics.
Maker Robot

Maker Generation presents Robots!!

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

1 p.m.
Children ages 6-12 will have a blast experimenting with basic robotics.  Children 8 and under with an adult please.  
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Game On!

Tenley-Friendship Library

1 p.m.
All ages are welcome to come and play a bevy of fun board games and video games. This is a monthly program.Games to Play Ticket to Ride Connect Four Clue Jenga Apple to Apples Uno Chutes and Ladders Qwirkle Hoot Owl Hoot!
Adult Coloring

Peace & Quiet & Coloring Books: Adult Coloring

Francis A. Gregory Library

1:30 p.m.
Feeling stressed? Looking for an outing and an outlet? Then join us every other Saturday beginning on May 13, 2017 for some peace and quiet AND coloring books when we practice coloring inside the lines while we unwind.

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.
Creative Writing - Create Irresistible Stories

Creative Writing - Creating Irresistible Stories

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Professor David Hoof returns to offer a follow-up creative writing course - Creating Irresistible Stories.   The course is five sessions long.  The course meets on the second and fourth Saturdays on June 10, 24, July 8 and 22 and finishes on August 12. Courses will be continuously accessible. People may choose to enter and participate at any time during the course.  What  will be covered in the five sessions:  explain reader resistance.
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Sign Language for Babies

Petworth Library

2 p.m.
A baby sign language class taught by an ASL-fluent researcher from Gallaudet's Brain and Language Laboratory. Learn useful signs for communicating with your baby and practice them with the group. Babies as young as 4 months old can start learning!  Join us on the fourth Saturday of every month at 2 p.m. (April 22, May 27, June 24, July 22, August 26, September 23). 
PS PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint II Intermediate

Computer Classes

3 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will expand your PowerPoint skills by engaging features that enhance the construction, the structure and the collaborative dynamics of a slide show presentation. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Digital Kit

Digital Services Focus Group Screening (Online Activity)

Library Express

(All day)
The Library is looking for participants to join a focus group to discuss digital services available on the Library website. If you would be interested in joining the focus group, complete this survey by Thursday, July 27.  Survey Link: tinyurl.com/libraryxpress It takes less than two minutes to answer the questions.
Digital Kit

Digital Services Focus Group Screening (Online Activity)

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

(All day)
The Library is looking for participants to join a focus group to discuss digital services available on the Library website. If you would be interested in joining the focus group, complete this survey by Thursday, July 27. Survey Link: tinyurl.com/bellevuelockridge It takes less than two minutes to answer the questions.