08/18/2020

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Virtual Story Time

Library Takeout

10:30 a.m.
Grab your shakers, bells or anything that makes a fun noise and join the Library on Facebook Live for Virtual Story Time at facebook.com/dclibrary. Follow the Library's Facebook page to receive Notifications when Facebook Live programs start.  Recommended for children birth to 5. 
ASL

Learn ASL

Library Takeout

12 p.m.
American Sign Language Conversation Circle for Beginners continues Tuesdays and Thursdays 12 - 1 p.m. via video conferencing. This will be a chance for beginning level signers to meet and practice conversing and learn some basic signing skills, vocabulary words and rules of grammar. Although the focus is on beginners, everyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level.
American Sign Language

ASL Intermediate Class

Library Takeout

1:15 p.m.
American Sign Language Conversation Circle for intermediate level signers continues Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:15 - 2:15 p.m. via video conferencing.
King Bullfrog

King Bullfrog

Library Takeout

3 p.m.
Gather the whole family to sing dance and laugh along with King Bullfrog! This performance is supported by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Be sure to tune in again on Aug. 27 and Sept. 8 at 3 p.m. for more music filled fun. All performances will be held virtually on the DC Library Facebook page. Aug. 18: Animal Ballads - A rabbit who can’t remember the whole alphabet! A monkey who steals a train! Lions and turtles and frogs, oh my!
Hood Feminism

Art AfterWords - A Book Discussion

Library Takeout

5:30 p.m.
The National Portrait Gallery and the DC Public Library would like to invite you to a virtual conversation about visual culture, activism and prose. Join us as we reflect on Gordon Park’s portrait of Malcolm X from the Portrait Gallery’s collection and discuss the related book Hood Feminism: Notes fro
Shakespeare Society: Henry IV, Pt. 1

Shakespeare Society: Henry IV, Pt 1

Library Takeout

6:30 p.m.
Please join us for a discussion on Henry IV, Pt. 1. While the branch is currently closed for in-person discussions, we continue to meet virtually. Please email my.nguyen@dc.gov for additional details. The Shakespeare Society is a monthly Shakespeare reading and discussion group. We meet on the third Tuesday of every month in the Conference Room. Series 2 will focus on Shakespeare's histories; the full reading list for Series 2 is as follows:   Jan. 21 | Richard III