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Saturday, June 24, 2017

when guys talk

When Guys Talk

Tenley-Friendship Library

9:30 a.m.
Join us for a cup of joe and connect with other fellows from the neighborhood as we discuss issues of interest to us. Make new friends. Talk about stuff that matters to you.In recognition of June as Men's Health Month, a representative from Men's Health Network will join us for a discussion: In the U.S., men live sicker and die younger than women.
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Urban Transformation: Metropolitan Development, Demographic Change & Gentrification

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

9:30 a.m.
There is a critical need to keep discourse and resulting insights of gentrification current so as to raise awareness about inequitable, development and historical changes taking place in Washington, D.C., and how these changes include, exclude, benefit and or disadvantage the extant community of residents as well as new entrants.
Mail Merge in MS Word

Mail Merge in MS Word

Computer Classes

10 a.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn the Mail Merge feature, using the Step-by-Step Mail Merge Wizard in Word. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, and Word II Intermediate.
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Used Book Sale

Southwest Library

10 a.m.
The Friends of the Southwest Library hosts their semi-annual used book sale. Stop by the second floor for some great deals.  Saturday, June 24 from 10  a.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday, June 25 from 1:30 p.m. until 4 p.m.   
American Sign Language

Beginners American Sign Language Classes

Francis A. Gregory Library

10 a.m.
Join us in learning the fundamentals of American Sign Language: alphabet, numbers, finger spelling and vocabulary words. Please register at the Information Desk.  For information, call Neil Bailey at 202-698-6373 or email at neil.bailey@dc.gov.
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CAAB's Financial Capability Boot Camp

Woodridge Library

10 a.m.
During this free day-long, interactive and engaging workshop you can learn how to gain control of your finances by acquiring knowledge of your relationship with money, how to budget, how to properly utilize credit, be aware of your financial rights and set yourself up for success on how to save & invest for a better future. We will also provide you with tools and resources to use to start your path toward financial wellness.
 Create With Maisy By Lucy Cousins

Be Creative, Build a Better World

Lamond-Riggs Library

10 a.m.
Be creative at the library and build something to carry home.  We will roll out the "Creativity Cart" this Saturday to get those creative ideas flowing.  The Creative Cart will be used during our Lunchtime Mini Maker sessions in July.
drive-in cardboard car

Toddler Drive In

Chevy Chase Library

10 a.m.
Build a car out of a cardboard box & catch a (short) movie! Space limited to first 20 children. Ages 2-4 with caregiver.  
Meditation 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.
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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, every day craft materials and more!    
LEGO

LEGOs!

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.  
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Northeast 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. Please call 202-698-0183 with any questions. Family Story Time takes place on the second floor.

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 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time fun for the entire family, this 30-40 minute story time is 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 caregivers are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.   
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes 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.
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Family Story Time

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes 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.
Jumbo Book of Gardening

Garden Club

Southwest Library

10:30 a.m.
Children 6-12 are invited to join us for hands-on fun in the library's outdoor garden.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation 101

Francis A. Gregory Library

11 a.m.
Join us at Francis Gregory Library to learn the steps necessary to practice mindful meditation. Many benefits include:   Increase clarity, alertness and focus  Lower blood pressure  Improve memory  Reduce anxiety and stress  Deepen inner discipline  Slow down your thoughts  Improve work performance
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Lego Club

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

11 a.m.
Open Lego Duplo block play time for children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers. 
Family Story Time Image

Family Story Time

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

11 a.m.
Story time fun for entire family, these 30-40 minutes 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.
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Weekend Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

11 a.m.
Come in for weekend story time as we read, sing and rhyme! This program recommended for families with children ages 0-5. Join us afterwards for our Imaginative Play program. 
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Saturday Book Sales

Mt. Pleasant Library

11 a.m.
Come by the library every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for weekly Friends of the Mt. Pleasant Library book sales. The Friends room is up on the 2nd floor across from the entrance to the Children's Room.   All ages
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Yoga at Your Library

Petworth Library

11 a.m.
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.

Family Story Time

Southeast Library

11 a.m.
Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes 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.
MS Word 2013

Word II Intermediate

Computer Classes

12:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn more features of this word-processing software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: I. KearseLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics.
Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

Southwest Library

1 p.m.
You are cordially invited to attend the next Southwest Library book discussion.  Copies of the June title, The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes are available at the information desk.
Adult Coloring

Peace & Quiet & Coloring Books: Adult Coloring

Francis A. Gregory Library

1:30 p.m.
Feeling stressed? Looking for an outing and an outlet? Then join us every other Saturday beginning on May 13, 2017 for some peace and quiet AND coloring books when we practice coloring inside the lines while we unwind.
Creative Writing - Create Irresistible Stories

Creative Writing - Creating Irresistible Stories

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Professor David Hoof returns to offer a follow-up creative writing course - Creating Irresistible Stories.   The course is five sessions long.  The course meets on the second and fourth Saturdays on June 10, 24, July 8 and 22 and finishes on August 12. Courses will be continuously accessible. People may choose to enter and participate at any time during the course.  What  will be covered in the five sessions:  explain reader resistance.

Battle Subway Pokémon League

Northwest One Library

2 p.m.
New Meeting Space! If you love Pokémon, you won't want to miss this.  Battle Subway is an official league of the Pokémon Company International. Players will meet on Saturdays from 2 - 5 p.m. Games are open to Pokémon lovers of all ages and League Leaders will be on hand to moderate.