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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

11 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 that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. Tickets are required to attend this program. They are available at the Children’s Desk an hour before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis. 
Baby Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Time

Georgetown 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 (Registration Required)

Southeast Library

11 a.m.
*Advance registration is required for this story time.* This 20-to-30-minute program is full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 years old. Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. Children and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
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Baby and Toddler Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

11 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. Story Times are ticketed and first-come, first-served. For groups of more than six, please call 202-671-3125 to schedule a visit.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Northwest One Library

11 a.m.
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years.  Children and their caregivers will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.  This 30-40 minute program is designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children's imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Story Time in English and Mandarin Chinese

Petworth Library

11 a.m.
May is Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month. We will host a special English-Chinese Bilingual Story Time for children with Ms. Ingrid from Georgetown Library. Everyone is welcome—you don't have to speak Chinese (or English). This program will take the place of our routinely scheduled Preschool Story Time in the Lower Level Meeting Room.   
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Preschool Story Time

Woodridge Library

11:15 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-to-40-minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. 
Music and Movement

Music and Movement (Registration Required)

Northeast Library

11:30 a.m.
Advance registration is required for this story time. Please see below for more information. Hey, Music and Movement fans, thanks for your loyal support. To show our appreciation and gratitude, we are offering not one but two Music and Movement programs at 10 and 11:30 a.m. So, little dudes and dudettes, take out your boogie-woogie-oogie shoes and come join us for a stomping good time.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

11:30 a.m.
This story time, for children ages birth to 3, is full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays. It's a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. Children and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  Tickets are required to attend this program. They are available at the Children’s Desk one hour before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis. 
 Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time (Registration Required)

Southeast Library

12 p.m.
*Advance registration is required for this story time.* This 20-to-30-minute program is 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. Children and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Milk

West End Cinema: "Milk"

West End Library

12:30 p.m.
Join us at West End Library for a screening of Milk.
NorthStar Certification

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

12:30 p.m.
The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basics digital literacy skills. A photo ID will be required to log on, and a passing score of 85 percent on each assessment will be required to receive the NDLA Certificate during this two-hour proctored session. Seats are limited to six customers and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. 
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DCPL Peer Support Specialists

Anacostia Library

1 p.m.
Every Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m., Anacostia Neighborhood Library is pleased to offer peer support specialists who will provide supportive services to promote housing stability and prevent homelessness. Services offered include assistance with obtaining IDs, completing applications for services and guidance with regards to Social Security Disability Income. Trained peer specialists will be located in one of our study rooms; no appointment is needed. 
Coloring page

Jazzy Colors II

Capitol View Library

Wind down on Wednesday with art therapy at Capitol View Library. If you like jazz and coloring you should pay us a visit. Relax to the sounds of old and new jazz while coloring and exercising your mind.  We are looking forward to coloring with you. Jazzy Colors is recommended for adults, and is free and open to the public.
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Baby-Toddler Story Time

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

1:30 p.m.
A story time experience for our youngest library users. These 20-to-30 minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to 2 years old. Baby-Toddler Story Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This program is free and open to the public.
MS Excel 2013

Excel III Advanced

Computer Classes

1:30 p.m.
In this two-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. White Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
Computer Class

Adult Computer Class

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

1:30 p.m.
Join us for adult computer classes, Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. at Bellevue Library. Ask for Mr. Zac. You'll learn:   Basic computer skills Microsoft Office Suite Email assistance Resume assistance and much more
Coffee & Conversation

Coffee & Conversation

West End Library

2 p.m.
Join DC Public Library users and staff for coffee, conversation and sometimes even a craft on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. Coffee & Conversation brings together users from all walks of life in informal conversation focused on relevant and engaging topics discussed over a cup of coffee. Through this exchange of ideas, Coffee & Conversation promotes the library as a place to meet your neighbors and focuses on what people have in common rather than their differences. Please join us!​
Owl Art Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Petworth Library

2 p.m.
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. Space is limited; first come, first served.
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Parklands-Turner Library Homework Zone

Parklands-Turner Library

3:30 p.m.
Welcome to The Homework Zone! The Parklands-Turner Library staff cares about the education and well being of the youth in our neighborhood. In support of scholastic achievement, library staff invite children ages 8 to 15 to visit the Parklands-Turner Library on Wednesdays after school for a unique study hall opportunity. Each Wednesday from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., library staff will establish a calm study environment called The Homework Zone in the children's room. 
BTST

Wonderful Ones

Chevy Chase Library

3:30 p.m.
Join us for songs, books and more. This program is recommended for children 12-24 months. Registration required. Visit the library or call 202-282-0021 to sign up.
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CARECEN Info Session

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Are you confused and frustrated by the immigration process? Swing by this two-hour drop-in session facilitated by the Central American Resource Center (CARECEN). Members of the CARECEN team will answer your questions about the citizenship process, your rights and more. This session is free and open to the public; walk-ins are welcomed and encouraged.  

Lego Challenge

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
Do you like to build with Legos and solve puzzles? Come build with Legos and relax after school. This program is recommended for ages 4 and up.

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination.  Recommended for ages 4-12.  

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. Tutoring on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m. Assessments on Wednesdays only. Please note: in order to qualify for tutoring, you must take the assessment first.

Crafternoon

Woodridge Library

4 p.m.
Come and celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with our Crafternoons. We'll be making paper lanterns on May 9 and origami bookmarks on May 23. This event is for kids 6-12 years old and their families. See you there.
Board games stacked on top of one another

It's Game Time

Deanwood Library

4 p.m.
Hate being shushed by mean librarians? Now’s your chance to talk as much as you want in the library. We have the games—just bring your skills and a friend (or make a new one here). You can also bring a snack if you want and any burning questions or interesting topics of conversation. Recommended for ages 6 to 12.
Kids Creating

Come Create with Us

Deanwood Library

4 p.m.
Create a different project with us every Tuesday. Dive into the world of creating as we design a variety of crafts that include creating your own Black Panther mask, designing your own greeting cards, growing your own vegetables and much more. Time to make and create. Join us every Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the Children's Space at Deanwood Neighborhood Library. Recommended for ages 6 and up.
Beyonce biography

Karaoke Club

Southwest Library

4:30 p.m.
Children ages 6-12 and their families are invited to join us to sing karaoke.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
PS PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint II Intermediate

Computer Classes

4:30 p.m.
In this two-hour class, you will expand your PowerPoint skills by engaging features that enhance the construction, the structure and the collaborative dynamics of a slid show presentation.  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: D. P. Grogan Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102