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Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017

Preschool Story Time

Preschool Storytime

West End 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 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
Discover Chinatown Parks

Discover Chinatown Parks

Library Takeout

10:30 a.m.
Join library staff at DowntownDC BID's Chinatown Parks afternoon activation on Tuesdays from May through September. Chinatown Parks are located at 5th and Massachusetts Ave. NW. 
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Time. This 20-30 minute program is full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. Tickets are required to attend this program. They are available at the Children’s Desk 60 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis. 
Disco Ball by John Vance

Pop of the Tots

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10:30 a.m.
Dance party for babies and toddlers up to age 5.  Experience popular music, motion, dance, and try different instruments. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program. For groups of 8 or more, please call 202-727-0971 to schedule a special session. We will not meet 08/08 or 08/15.

Toddler Story Time

Chevy Chase Library

10:45 a.m.
Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. Tickets required; available on a first come basis the morning of the program.
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Bilingual Spanish Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

11 a.m.
Stories, songs, dances, and more in English and Spanish for children ages birth to 5 and their adults. For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time. Remember there is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m. To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125. Cuentos, canciones, cailes, y más en inglés y español para niños de 0-5 años y sus adultos. Por motivos de seguridad, existe un límite de 75 participantes para cada hora del cuento.
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Story Time

Southeast Library

11 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. This 30-40 minute program is designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations, and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Space is limited, registration is required for this program.
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time at All Souls Episcopal Church

Cleveland Park Library

11 a.m.
This program has moved from the library to All Souls Episcopal Church, 2300 Cathedral Avenue, N.W. 
Disco Ball by John Vance

Pop of the Tots

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

11 a.m.
Dance party for babies and toddlers up to age 5.  Experience popular music, motion, dance, and try different instruments. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program. For groups of 8 or more, please call 202-727-0971 to schedule a special session. We will not meet 8/8/17 or 8/15/17
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Petworth Library

11 a.m.
These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two 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.

Toddler Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

11 a.m.
Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Time. This 20-30 minute program is full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. Tickets are required to attend this program. They are available at the Children’s Desk 60 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis. 
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Northeast Library

11 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 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Please call 202-698-0183 with questions.  Story time takes place on the lower level.

Preschool Story Time

Takoma Park Library

11:15 a.m.
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
Microsoft Imagine Academy

Microsoft Imagine Academy: Microsoft Office Skills Test

Computer Classes

11:30 a.m.
The Library is offering free Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams to people who pass a skills test. Skills tests are proctored and offered in the Computer Lab located at Library Express, 1990 K Street, NW. The skills tests last 50 minutes. To sign up for for one of three time slots to take the skills test on this date, click register below. Seats are limited to twelve (12) workstations per session.  

Toddler Story Time

Chevy Chase Library

11:30 a.m.
Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. Tickets required; available on a first come basis the morning of the program.
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Summer Yoga at Georgetown

Georgetown Library

11:30 a.m.
Join our instructors for a free one-hour yoga class for all levels every Tuesday at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. The 11:30 a.m. class is suitable for yoga practitioners of all ages and skill levels. August class schedule: 8/01, 8/08, 8/15, 8/22, 8/29 September class schedule: 9/05, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26
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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Library Express

12 p.m.
Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level Tuesdays 12 – 1 p.m. September 12 - November 28, 2017    Bring your lunch and join us at Noon for weekly ASL classes in the Library Express large meeting room.  This Beginning Level class will cover 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar. Review what you know, learn new signs, and practice conversation. Although focus is on beginners, everyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level.
Owl Art Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time at All Souls Episcopal Church

Cleveland Park Library

1:30 p.m.
This program has moved from the library to All Souls Episcopal Church, 2300 Cathedral Avenue, N.W. 
Overdrive basics

eBook Basics

Northeast Library

2 p.m.
Want to read anywhere on your mobile device? Having trouble locating those downloaded ebooks? Eager to flip through a magazine on your tablet? This one-hour class will show you the basics of downloading eBooks and eAudioBooks using Libby, the new OverDrive app. We will also explore RBDigital, the app that lets you borrow (and keep!) your favorite magazines in digital format. Many newer tablets and iPads have high resolution displays, so digital magazine photos are crystal clear with brilliant colors.
Owl Art Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time at All Souls Episcopal Church

Cleveland Park Library

2:30 p.m.
This program has moved from the library to All Souls Episcopal Church, 2300 Cathedral Avenue, N.W. 
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I Spy: Patterns and Puzzles for Teens, Tweens & Young Children

Parklands-Turner Library

3 p.m.
Every Tuesday after school, join the teens, tweens, and young children who test their visual, spatial, mathematical, and logical acumen, using mandalas; logical geometric and pictorial puzzles; LEGO; wooden blocks; and more.  I Spy Hours: 3:00-5:00 p.m.NOTE: Children aged 8 and under must be accompanied and actively supervised by a caregiver aged 13 years and older. 
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UNCENSORED: Youth Scavenger Hunt

Petworth Library

3:30 p.m.
We are recruiting all super sleuths between 10 - 15 years old for our Banned Books Week Youth Scavenger Hunt! Banned Books Week is the national book community's annual celebration of the freedom to read without any censorship.  
Teen Scene at Tenley

Teen Scene @ Tenley

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
Join us for an hour of entertainment every Tuesday after school at Tenley Library.  We have gaming, films, crafts, karaoke and a variety of other programs on a rotating basis.  Please call 202-727-1225 for more details.  
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UNCENSORED: Youth Scavenger Hunt

Deanwood Library

4 p.m.
We are recruiting all super sleuths between 10 - 15 years old for our Banned Books Week Youth Scavenger Hunt! Banned Books Week is the national book community's annual celebration of the freedom to read without any censorship.  
Maker Camp

Tuesday Crafternoons

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
Join us for a fun afternoon of arts and crafts. For kids ages 6-12.
French Story time

French Story Time at All Souls Episcopal Church

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
This program has moved from the library to All Souls Episcopal Church, 2300 Cathedral Avenue, N.W. French Story Time is for children of all ages. This program includes songs, music and motion and is very interactive. Children have the opportunity to learn French songs, practice their French, and connect words with motion, as well as enjoy stories. Come and join us at All Souls Episcopal Church every Tuesday at 4 p.m.
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Kids' Club

Southeast Library

4 p.m.
Join us for a different activity each week -- games, crafts, science experiments, and more!  This program is for elementary-school aged children (6-12) and takes place in the basement program room.
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Adult Learning Lab

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
Skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Assessments on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Tutoring on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.  Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. 
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UNCENSORED: Youth Scavenger Hunt

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
We are recruiting all super sleuths for our Banned Books Week Youth Scavenger Hunt! Banned Books Week is the national book community's annual celebration of the freedom to read without any censorship.  
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After School Hangout: Game Club

Lamond-Riggs Library

4 p.m.
Attention, gamers! Come to Game Club to learn fun new board and card games like "Happy Birthday" or "Phase 10", and play some old favorites too. This program is designed for ages 6-12.