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Monday, Feb. 24, 2020

Color My World

Color My World

Capitol View Library

4 p.m.
Are you interested in sparking your imagination and expressing yourself? Color my World is just for you. Let your creativity shine by selecting coloring sheets or take a chance and design your own.  No matter what you choose, we're saving a spot just for you in the Children's Room. Recommended for ages 5-12. This program is free and open to the public.
SYEP

SYEP Assistance

Capitol View Library

4 p.m.
For a short period the Department of Employment Services will be accepting applications for 2020 Summer Youth Employment (SYEP). If you need would like assistance in:  Setting up your email account Resume  Job applications Uploading a file(s) Come to Capitol View Neighborhood Library- Computer Lab Room on the following Monday's starting at 4 p.m. Feb. 3 Feb. 10 Feb. 24  As a reminder: Applicants must be between the ages of 14-24 years old. DC residence
GZ

Gaming Zone

Anacostia Library

4 p.m.
If you enjoy playing games, then visit the Anacostia Neighborhood Library on Monday nights at 4 p.m. for Gaming Zone! Kids and teens will enjoy a variety of fun and competitive challenges from video games, to card games, to board games! For ages 7-16.
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Chess Club

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

4 p.m.
Whether you’re an experienced player or a total beginner we have a game for you! Learn the basics of the game on our giant set or play with a friend to develop your skills. Ages 6-12 and caregivers.
SYEP

SYEP Assistance

Capitol View Library

4 p.m.
For a short period the Department of Employment Services will be accepting applications for 2020 Summer Youth Employment (SYEP). If you need would like assistance in:  Setting up your email account Resume  Job applications Uploading a file(s) Come to Capitol View Neighborhood Library- Computer Lab Room on the following Monday's starting at 4 p.m. Feb. 3 Feb. 10 Feb. 24  As a reminder: Applicants must be between the ages of 14-24 years old. DC residence
'Charmander' is a red and orange lizard-like creature

Pokémon Club

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Are you a fan of the lovable monsters known as Pokémon? This is the club for you! Do you have no idea what a Pokémon is, but you want to make friends and have some good, silly fun? This is also the club for you!
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Labs at the Library: Volcanoes

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
On the last Monday of the month, elementary-school-aged scientists ages 5 and up are invited to explore interactive STEM-related activities. This month, volcanoes are going to blow our minds. All children under age 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Have children younger than 5?
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Kid's Art Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

4:30 p.m.
Learn about famous artists and their artistic style! If you like creating art in various mediums and expressing yourself creatively, then join us!   Ages 4 and up  Monday, Jan. 27– Birch Tree Yarn Painting inspired by Rene Magritte Monday, Feb. 3 - Musical & Poetic Collages inspired by Romare Bearden

Arty Afternoons

Southwest Library

4:30 p.m.
Children ages 4-12 are invited to join us for fun arts and crafts. Monday, Feb. 10: Valentines Monday, Feb. 24: DIY Journals  Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Please call 202-559-3210. 
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Job & Career Drop-In One-On-One Clinic

Capitol View Library

5 p.m.
Are you a job seeker in need of assistance with your job search process?  Do you possess the basic digital literacy skills that are required in the workplace? Then please attend the two-hour Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic (5 - 7 p.m.). You will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis and you will receive one-on-one assistance based on your current needs. The Job Seekers Drop-In Services will include individual assistance with: Creating an email account Establishing a job board account
Spelling

Get Your Spell On

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

5 p.m.
Come take a spelling test and win prizes. All grades welcome. Ask for Mr. Z.
HTML 5

HTML 5

Computer Classes

5:30 p.m.
In this two hour class, you will learn the latest HTML standard (HTML 5) and how to engage its enhanced capability to deliver multimedia, graphics and other rich content in the creation of Web pages.  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: S. Dodge Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
American Sign Language

Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Capitol View Library

6 p.m.
Join us in this beginning level class, which covers 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar. Review what you know, learn new signs and practice conversation. Although focus is on beginners, everyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level. The class is free. No need to register. Questions? Contact: Janice Rosen, Librarian, Library Express, 202-559-5368 or email lbph.dcpl@dc.gov.
All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

Teen Book Club!

Takoma Park Library

6 p.m.
When sixteen-year-old Rashad is mistakenly accused of stealing, classmate Quinn witnesses his brutal beating at the hands of a police officer who happens to be the older brother of his best friend. Told through Rashad and Quinn's  alternating viewpoints. Copies of the All American Boys are available to check out and download in our library system!
BlacKkKlansman

Free film showing: "BlacKkKlansman"

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
BlacKkKlansman Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events.
Financially Fit DC

Financially Fit

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

6:30 p.m.
The Mayor's Office on African American Affairs, in partnership with Bank on DC, DC Public Library and the historic Industrial Bank, invites you to participate in the Financially Fit DC Workshop Series.
Mosaic Theater

Mosaic on the Move - Reconstruction

West End Library

6:30 p.m.
The Library is excited to host Mosaic Theater for a free staged reading of the play "Reconstruction." Join Mosaic actors and staff for a free reading and discussion this important play. Join the Library and Mosaic Theater Company for a free discussion and reading of the play "Reconstruction" by Tom Mintor.
Pajama Storytime

Pajama Story Time

Capitol View Library

7 p.m.
Story time fun for the entire family! Join us for an evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-to-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, this program is free and open to the public. The last Monday of every month will be a collaborative Pajama Story Time featuring American Sign Language songs and stories.  Join in the fun and learn some new signs!   Recommended for children and families.
Trivia Night

Trivia Night

Petworth Library

7 p.m.
Are you a walking encyclopedia? Have room for one more trophy on the shelf? Join the Petworth Library for its monthly battle of wits. Bring friends, or we'll team you up with your fellow brainiacs -- groups should not exceed six people. Win prizes and the cherished title of trivia night champion! Recommended for ages 13 and up. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.
American Sign Language

Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Intermediate Level

Capitol View Library

7 p.m.
Join us in this intermediate-level class. Review what you know, learn new signs and practice conversation. Although focus is on those who already have familiarity with American Sign Language, everyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level. The class is free, no need to register.

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020

Adobe Logo

Adobe Sessions at Woodridge Library

Woodridge Library

(All day)
Adobe Sessions are self-guided sessions for experienced users. Want to learn more about Adobe design? Visit https://www.dclibrary.org/lynda for lessons. Have you been trying to get your hands on Adobe design software without success? Now you can book sessions at the library!

Toddler Story Time

Southeast Library

9:45 a.m.
Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Time. This 20-to-30-minute program is full of books, songs and fun activities 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.  Space is limited; participants are admitted on a first-come, first-served basis, beginning at 9:30 a.m.  Have a group? Please call 202-698-3377 ahead of time to arrange a special visit.
Black History Month

The Building of A March

Deanwood Library

10 a.m.
Deanwood Neighborhood Library invites you to visit the newest Diorama featuring " The March on Washington" by Library Associate Dawn Fox.  Come out and experience the wonder of what it was like on that day in August 1963 when hundreds of thousands marched for Voting Rights for African Americans on the National Mall.  Groups are welcome.
Shut Up & Write

Shut Up & Write

West End Library

10 a.m.
Come by for an hour of morning writing with fellow creative folks. Everyone works on their own thing. No obligation to share. Just show up and write! What to expect?
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Petworth 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.
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Drop-In Technology Tips

Georgetown Library

10 a.m.
Would you like to use the library’s ebooks and digital resources and don’t know where to start? Are you interested in boosting your confidence when it comes to using technology in your everyday life? Come to the drop-in clinic and get advice on using electronic devices as well as common websites, email, apps and software.
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Gentle Yoga

Georgetown Library

10 a.m.
Join our instructors for a free one-hour yoga class every Tuesday morning at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. The 10 a.m. gentle yoga class is designed to accommodate all skill levels and ranges of motion, especially targeting adults ages 55+ and those with limited flexibility. Please note that there is a late-arrival policy for all Georgetown Library yoga programs: Anyone arriving more than five minutes after the start of class will not be able to enter the classroom. 
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Bilingual Spanish Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs, dances and more in English and Spanish for children ages birth to 5 and their adults. For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time. Remember: There is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m. To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) 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 caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  This is a ticketed first-come, first-served program. Tickets are available at the Children's Desk.
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.