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Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018

Kid in Hammock

Taking a Summer Break

Tenley-Friendship Library

(All day)
Children’s programming at the Tenley-Friendship Library will be taking a short summer break August 15-24. No onsite programs, including story times, will be offered. During our break, everyone is encouraged to continue to log their reading for Summer Challenge to earn prizes.

Super Sundays Movie Matinee

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

2 p.m.
The feature movie will be kids' choice. The children will have the opportunity to vote on the movie selection for Sunday. For ages 5-12. All programs are free and open to the public.
Craft Supplies

Crafternoon

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Join us every Sunday for Crafternoon, a fun and simple drop in craft for the whole family. Each week will feature a different activity. All supplies will be provided. Recommended for ages 5 and up. 
Plug-In

Plug-In

Capitol View Library

2 p.m.
Check out our audio collection when you visit Capitol View Library and listen to an audiobook every Sunday with family and friends. We have some great books you’d love to hear. This program is recommended for adults.  This program is free and open to the public.  
A movie camera about to show a film

Family Films

Deanwood Library

2 p.m.
Wind down your weekend with a family friendly movie at Deanwood Library every Sunday at 2 p.m. Movies are open to all, and will be appropriate for all ages. Come and relax with the whole family.
Photo of Gay Gunn

Author Talk with Gay G. Gunn

Takoma Park Library

2 p.m.
Join local author Gay G. Gunn as she discusses her multi-generational family trilogy, The Culhane Saga, which tracks an African American family from slavery through the Civil Rights Movement.
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.  
Young Adults Achieving Success in Careers, Trades, and Colleges

YAAS: Young Adults Achieving Success in Careers, Trades and Colleges

Parklands-Turner Library

2 p.m.
College and Job Seekers for Teens and Young Adults Every month at Parklands-Turner, teens (ages 13-19) and young adults (ages 20-24) are guided through specific steps toward realizing their goals—whether these goals are to receive a scholarship award to the college or university of choice, acceptance into a competitive and highly coveted apprenticeship program or a call-back after a series of successful job interviews.
Headphones and Books

Listen Up

Capitol View Library

2 p.m.
Headphones not required. Check out our audio collection when you stop by the children’s room and listen to a popular audio book every Sunday with family and friends. This program is recommended for children and families, and is free and open to the public.  

Monday, Aug. 20, 2018

Kid in Hammock

Taking a Summer Break

Tenley-Friendship Library

(All day)
Children’s programming at the Tenley-Friendship Library will be taking a short summer break August 15-24. No onsite programs, including story times, will be offered. During our break, everyone is encouraged to continue to log their reading for Summer Challenge to earn prizes.
One-on-One Computer Help

One-on-One Computer Help

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
Get personalized help in a one-on-one hourlong session, by appointment at a time convenient for you. We can help with the following topics: -Computer and internet basics -Email and social media -DCPL’s digital resources (databases, eBooks, etc.) -Job seeking activities     These by-appointment-only sessions are intended to improve computer skills, not to troubleshoot computer problems or repair hardware. Please call 202-671-3121 or visit the Information Desk on the lower level to make an appointment.
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 American English and gain more confidence in speaking. Participants should have at least a working knowledge of English.
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 engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. 
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby Toddler Story Time

Cleveland Park 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.
Baby Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Storytime

West End Library

10 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.
Learn English - English Conversation Classes

English Conversation Group at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library, DC

Georgetown Library

10 a.m.
The Washington English Center in partnership with the DC Public Library, Georgetown branch, will offer free English Conversation Classes to adults by qualified and trained volunteer teachers from WEC.
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.
Baby and Toddler Story Time Image

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) 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 caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Yoga Mondays

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 Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Southwest Library

10:30 a.m.
These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children from 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. If you need elevator assistance to reach the second floor, please call ahead.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
Keyboard

Computer Basics Class

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Come learn about computers from the certified trainers at the Petworth Neighborhood Library. Pop in to learn from scratch, master new tricks or even just sit in for a refresher. 
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby Toddler Story Time

Cleveland Park 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. The first program is at 10 a.m. and the second program is at 11 a.m.
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Anacostia Library

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.
GoDigital Banner

goDigital - Job & Career Accelerator

Computer Classes

11 a.m.
goDigital – Job and Career Accelerator is a 1.5 hour presentation of a dynamic database, which provides online resources related to finding your career match, exploring various occupations, searching for jobs and internships, invaluable tools for getting hired and much more. 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
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.
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

Mid-Day Movies

Capitol View Library

1 p.m.
Hey seniors, do you want to start the week off with a great movie? Come by and check out a film with friends on a Monday afternoon. This program is free and open to the public.
MS Excel 2013

Excel II Intermediate

Computer Classes

1:30 p.m.
In this two-hour class, you will learn more features of this spreadsheet 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: H. White Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
Picture of Owl and Baby

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Deanwood Library

1:30 p.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 Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Chevy Chase Library

2 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 ages 0 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.