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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

 Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Southeast Library

9:45 a.m.
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.  Space is limited and admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and story time starts at 9:45 a.m. No one will be admitted after 9:50 a.m.
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Baby Lap Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

10 a.m.
A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to 1 year. Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere.
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Baby and Toddler Story Time

Mt. Pleasant 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 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.
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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.
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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
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Memory Lab Drop-In

Northeast Library

10 a.m.
Do you have home movies lying around or old photos you’d like to scan? The Memory Lab is just the place for you. This orientation session will help you prepare for a three-hour Memory Lab appointment. Learn how to use lab equipment to digitize video and audio recordings, as well as how to scan photographs, slides and documents. Sign up for the orientation.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10 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. 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. Class groups and daycares are welcome at these sessions. No children under 2 years of age are permitted unless attending with a sibling or class group.  
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Word & Image (IONA)

West End Library

10 a.m.
This session combines poetry with visual arts. In the first class, participants will put together a simple pamphlet-style book, using a variety of collage and recycled materials to make a personalized working journal for the work we’ll do in the coming weeks. It will be amazing how intimate these books feel to the maker and how this will set the tone for what is written/drawn/pasted inside.
Baby/Toddler Story Time

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Northwest One Library

10 a.m.
These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays 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 caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
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.
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Preschool Story Time

Woodridge Library

10:15 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. 
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Preschool Story Time

Lamond-Riggs 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-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.  
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Preschool Story Time

Deanwood Library

10:30 a.m.
Share the fun of reading with your little ones. Children and their caregivers will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. This 30-to-40-minute program is designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.  Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.
Toddler Story Time

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.   
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

10:30 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. 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. Class groups are welcome. Please no children under 2 years of age unless attending with a sibling or class group.  
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Preschool Story Time

Southwest 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-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. Please note: The Southwest Library is currently closed for renovation. Weather permitting, this story time will take place at the blue pavilion adjacent to the Waterfront Metro station. 
Storytime Owls

Baby and Toddler Time

Georgetown Library

10:30 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.
Baby and Toddler Storytime Owls

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Capitol View Library

10:30 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. 
Story time owl

Preschool Story Time

Petworth 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-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. Please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time for preschool, school or daycare groups.
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Preschool Story Time

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) 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-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.  
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Music & Movement

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

10:30 a.m.
Come sing, clap and tap along during Music and Movement. This is a dynamic and interactive program that emphasizes early literacy skills. This program is recommended for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
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Animal Activities with the National Zoo

Lamond-Riggs Library

10:30 a.m.
Here in Washington, DC, nature is all around us! Join Friends of the National Zoo education team members to learn about some of the animals we find in our own backyards. During this program, we will read aloud “The Happy Egg” by Ruth Krauss, and play bird and pollinator-themed games. This program is best suited for children ages five to 12 and their caregivers
Toddler Exploration

Toddler Exploration: Dance!

Cleveland Park Library

10:30 a.m.
Toddler Exploration: Dance!  Come shake your groovy heads, shoulders, knees and toes at the library for a 20-30 minute program! Caregivers are expected and encouraged to dance with their little ones, be silly, and have fun! Children will practice whole body movements, expression, rhythm and practice listening. This will be in place of other Toddler Explorations programs.
Move to the Music

Move to the Music!

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Adults of all ages are welcome to Move to the Music! Kathy Gracenin will incorporate elements of Tai Chi, Yoga, Qi Gong and Dance to help the body and mind. Dancing a little each day improves strength, balance and alignment and improves the health of your brain. Dancing in your chair is also great! Class size is limited to 25 participants, so arrive early.
Preschool StoryTime

Preschool Story Time

Anacostia Library

10:30 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. 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. Class groups and child care centers are welcome at these sessions. Please no children under 2 years of age unless attending with a sibling or class group.

Preschool Story Time

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) 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. All programs are free and open to the public.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10:30 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. 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. Class groups and daycares are welcome at these sessions. No children under 2 years of age are permitted unless attending with a sibling or class group.  
 Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Southeast Library

10:30 a.m.
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.   Space is limited and admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 10:20 a.m. Story time begins at 10:30 a.m. No one will be admitted after 10:35 a.m.
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.