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Come Play Chess!

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

(All day)
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. 

Annual Haiku Contest

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Like writing haikus?Submit one for our contestMaybe you will win!See the blog post for details.

Read a Poem & Win a Prize!

Palisades Library

(All day)
Sign up to read a poem aloud at Poem in Your Pocket Night, and win a prize!

Staying Connected Workshops

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

1 p.m.
This series introduces technologies that keep us connected to family, friends, the news, the D.C. community and the educational resources available online. Week 1: Intro to Facebook and TwitterWeek 2: DC OnlineWeek 3: Intro to Google ToolsWeek 4: Intro to Online LearningFor all workshops, students can sign up by either registering ahead of time with Byte Back (202-529-3395) or by showing up at the workshop the day it is scheduled. Registration is first come, first served.
craft supplies

I Made It Myself

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

2 p.m.
Simple arts and crafts for children ages 2-8.  

Crafts & Coloring

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Sunday afternoons are for crafts and coloring at Francis Gregory library. Come in and make something to take home - craft, sketch, color, draw or paint!

Board Game Afternoon

Northwest One Library

3 p.m.
Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess! For kids 10 and older.