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Saturday, June 23, 2018

Resurrection City Photograph From Washington Evening Star Collection

DC Public Library's Soul Tent: A Resurrection City Installation

Library Takeout

9 a.m.
The Soul Tent: A Resurrection City Installation will be at the National Mall with the Poor People's Camapaign activation from June 18-23. The week will include live events with music and dialogue celebrating the 50th Anniversary of 1968, The Poor Peoples Campaign and Resurrection City.
lego

Drop-In Lego Club

West End Library

9:30 a.m.
Join West End Library Children's Room for Drop-In Lego Club every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Regular Lego and Duplo blocks provided. All attendees must be accompanied by an adult at all times.  
The words Build It spelled out in lego letters

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, everyday craft materials and more.  
lego

Let's Build

Capitol View Library

10 a.m.
Are you interested developing skills in constructive problem solving, organization and experimentation? LEGO construction is a great way to achieve this while having fun.  Bring your ideas or develop new ones when you get there. We have the LEGO blocks and are waiting to see what you create.    This program is recommended for children and families, and is free and open to the public. .
MS Excel 2013

Excel I Basics

Computer Classes

10 a.m.
In this two-hour class, you will learn the basic features of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet environment that are frequently used for calculation and data entry functions in the workplace.  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
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.
LEGO

LEGO Fun

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.  
Yoga

Yoga at the Library

Anacostia Library

10 a.m.
Get your summer off to a mindful start with free yoga classes at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library. No matter your level of experience, join us every other Saturday morning for a 60-minute Vinyasa yoga flow that includes restorative meditation and Pranayama breathing. The session is enhanced by a soulful and rhythmic playlist. For more information, please call: (202) 715-7707.  
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10:30 a.m.
These 30-to-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 note: Due to space constraints, staff may limit participants to one adult per child.
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Northeast Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-to-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. .  
Family Story Time Image

Family Story Time

Petworth 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.
preschool owl

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-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.
Stuffed animals at the library

Special Stuffy Sleepover Pajama Story Time

Southwest Library

6 p.m.
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, these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. Please bring a favorite stuffy. It will spend the night in the library and have adventures with the other stuffed animals. Children can pick up their stuffy the following day along with pictures of its fun overnight activities. 
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
This story time fun for the entire family is packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, 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 participate with the stories and activities during the program.   
Dancers

Coyaba Dance Theater

Woodridge Library

11 a.m.
Experience the spirit of Africa with the Coyaba Dance Theater. Enjoy traditional West African dance and drumming while learning about the region’s history and culture. This is a family program for children of all ages.

Family Story Time

Southeast Library

11 a.m.
Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-to-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.
DC United Logo

World Cup Viewing Party with Patrick Mullins, Forward for D.C. United

Mt. Pleasant Library

11 a.m.
Patrick Mullins, a forward for D.C. United, will join us to watch the World Cup match between South Korea and Mexico. During halftime, Mullins will be available to answer your questions and sign autographs. Free popsicles from Pleasant Pops -- this program is made possible with the support of the Friends of the Mt. Pleasant Library.
Family Story Time Image

Family Story Time

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

11 a.m.
Story time fun for entire family, these 30-to-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. All programs are free and open to the public.
Keys to a new home.

First-Time Homebuyer's Credit Seminar

Mt. Pleasant Library

11 a.m.
Tired of renting? Want to buy your own home? Don't know how to get approved for credit? We can help!  University Legal Services is funded by the District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development. The session will be presented in English and in Spanish. Basic information sessions for first-time home buyers are also given monthly.
Yoga

Summer Challenge Yoga

Anacostia Library

11 a.m.
This summer, join us for free yoga at the library with Om Shanti Yoga—60-minute Vinyasa Yoga flow that includes restorative meditation and Pranayama breathing. Class is suitable for all levels and includes a soulful rhythmic playlist.   
lego clipart

Lego Club

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

11 a.m.
Join us for Lego Duplo block play time. Recommended for children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers. 
Owl Family

Family Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

11 a.m.
Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-to-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.
Bike Repair Clinic

Free Bike Repair at Anacostia Library

Anacostia Library

12 p.m.
Volunteers from The Bike House, Gearin' Up Bicycles, Phoenix Bikes, and Velocity Coop will provide bike repair services at no cost to the public outside of Ana
MS Excel 2013

Excel II Intermediate

Computer Classes

12:30 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: C. Myers Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
Northstar Proctored Assessment

Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment Practice

Tenley-Friendship Library

1 p.m.
Practice the Northstar Digital Literacy Assessments during this session. The practice session will be followed by a Proctored Assessment period (1.5 hours) when you will receive a certificate for each assessment on which you score 85 percent or higher.
journal

Kids Club: Decoupage Journals

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Decoupage the cover of a blank journal with magazine cut-outs or other colorful paper. Each child will be able to take a decorated journal home to draw or write in. Recommended for children ages 3-12 (ages 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult).
lego

Let's Build

Capitol View Library

2 p.m.
Are you interested developing skills in constructive problem solving, organization and experimentation? LEGO construction is a great way to achieve this while having fun.  Bring your ideas or develop new ones when you get there. We have the LEGO blocks and are waiting to see what you create.    This program is free and open to the public
Zumba

Zumba at the Library

Petworth Library

2 p.m.
Looking for a new way to keep fit this summer? Try Zumba, the aerobic exercise program inspired by the sounds of Latin-American dance music. 
Northstar Proctored Assessment

Northstar Digital Literacy Proctored Assessment Session

Tenley-Friendship Library

2:30 p.m.
During this Proctored Assessment period (1.5 hours), you can complete as many assessments as you can. You will earn a Certificate of Completion when you achieve 85 percent or higher.