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Are you interested in playing Chess?We have chess sets available for use during normal operating hours. Come to the desk in Popular Services and pick one up!For beginners, advanced, or just curious players, the "game of kings" offers endless hours of fun and can be highly educational. All ages are welcome.
From Feb. 1 through April 15, you can meet with a qualified tax aide from Community Tax Aid who can help answer your questions and prepare your 2013 filing. Program is limited to individuals with less than $35,000 in income (taxable and non-taxable) and Families with less than $52,000 in income (taxable and non-taxable).Tax sessions at MLK are available:Mondays-Wednesdays, 4:30-8 p.m.Thursdays, 1:30-4:30 p.m.Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.Sundays, 1-4 p.m.Rooms A-9 and A-10.
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is available free to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and older. Through a cadre of trained volunteers, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has helped low- to moderate-income individuals for more than 40 years in every state and the District of Columbia.Come and meet with a trained AARP tax aide provider today.Service available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Join us every Saturday from 10:00am to 11:00am for Adult Yoga Class.Wear some comfortable clothing and bring a mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.The classes are taught by Yoga Activist and are held on the lower level of the library in the Larger Meeting Room.This class is free and open to the public.
Join our Braille Book Club for Kids which is for children in grades 1-6 (and their parents) who are Braille readers. This program is sponsored in partnership with Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind.The Braille Book Club for Kids meets the first Saturday of every month, at 11 a.m. (except holidays or as advertised) in the Adaptive Services Division, Room 215.For more information, contact the Adaptive Services Division at 202-727-2142 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yoga at Your Library is a beginner level yoga class for adults and teens brought to you courtesy of Yoga Activist. No experience is required, and the class is free. You can bring your own mat, but if you don’t have one yoga mats are available for use during the class.
Looking for a fun, family oriented, weekend activity? Look no further!Children and their families are encouraged to let loose and have a ball in the library. Every Saturday, come prepared to laugh, play and have fun!Please call the Children's Desk at 202-727-1248 to find out the specific theme for the week.
Come join us as we celebrate Fat Tuesday in the library! Listen to some great Zydeco and Orleans music! Eat a king cake or a moon pie! Decorate a mask and make your own unique set of beads for Tuesday’s parades!Ages 13-19.
Join us at Bellevue for some seriously fun imagination time! Take the prompt and work silently to write, draw or otherwise create a response. Then, share your ideas while listening to others share theirs!Appropriate for ages 5 and older.
The United States Constitution called for the formation of a "District (not exceeding ten miles square)...to become the seat of the government of the United States."
Join the Woodridge Library for a fun afternoon of anime, discussion, and related activities. The full slate of activities are as follows.Theme of the Week: Characters going BEAST-MODE! Recall your favorite episodes where characters showed supreme dominance in battle.Group Activity: Japanese katakana writing of "anime club" (アニメクラブ) and "beast-mode" (ケダモノモード).
Join in on our Scrabble Hour in the Popular Library. We'll meet behind the audiobooks.Please bring any Scrabble sets to share!