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Friday, May 14, 2021

After School written in colored text

Family Learning at the Library:

Library Takeout

4 p.m.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month and National Bike Month this May with the Library.
Reaching for the Moon

DC Queer Flix - An Online Film Discussion Series

Library Takeout

7 p.m.
Join us for a monthly online discussion of LGBTQ cinema with the Mayor's Office on LGBTQ Affairs. Each month, we will watch a film from the Library's Kanopy collection and discuss it together on Twitter using the tag #DCQueerFlix.

Saturday, May 15, 2021

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ESL Conversation Circles

Tenley-Friendship Library

10 a.m.
Practice your English language skills as we discuss international affairs and comparative cultures in this high-intermediate-to-advanced level English as a second language conversation group. Join us virtually on Saturdays at 10 a.m. for the Tenley-Friendship Branch ESL Conversation Circle. The hour-and-a-half sessions are for non-native speakers of English ages 18 and older.

Monday, May 17, 2021

Word "Read" above image of parent owl reading to baby owl in crib

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. 
After School written in colored text

Family Learning at the Library:

Library Takeout

4 p.m.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month and National Bike Month this May with the Library.
Books & Baseball wordmark

Books & Baseball

Library Takeout

5 p.m.
Exercise your brain and your body! Kids three to five years old are invited to enjoy a book read aloud with library staff and fun movement activities and baseball exercises with coaches from the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. This highly interactive program will be conducted via Webex.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Word "Read" above image of parent owl reading to baby owl in crib

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. 
jobseekers

Tenants Rights Tuesdays

Library Takeout

12 p.m.
Are you worried about your housing situation?  Wondering what will happen after the public health emergency?  Are you confused about what your landlord can and cannot do?  Attorneys from Neighborhood Legal Services Program will provide you with information about your rights as a tenant all the time and during the public health emergency.  We will also discuss what is happening at landlord tenant court during this time.
After School written in colored text

Family Learning at the Library:

Library Takeout

4 p.m.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month and National Bike Month this May with the Library.
May Teen Tuesdays. A teen boy in an orange tshirt looks out over a balcony

Teen Tuesdays: May

Library Takeout

4 p.m.
Virtual workshops by teens, for teens happen every Tuesday. Enjoy peer-to-peer learning opportunities over YouTube livestreams or Webex sessions. This month's schedule:    May 4 PM - Teen Safe Space (WebEx) Sign up here.  May 11 4PM - Teen Talk (YouTube)
DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs

DCRA At Your Neighborhood Library - Learn The Process Of Starting A Business

Library Takeout

5 p.m.
During these free monthly sessions, the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) will partner with District government agencies to educate customers on how to start a new business in the District of Columbia. The following topics will be discussed: - Business Licensing - Corporate registration  - Certificates of Occupancy (C of O) - Home Occupancy Permits (HOP) - Grant Opportunities - Certified Business Enterprises (CBE).
DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs

DCRA At Your Neighborhood Library - Learn The Process Of Starting A Business

Library Takeout

5 p.m.
During these free monthly sessions, the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) will partner with District government agencies to educate customers on how to start a new business in the District of Columbia. The following topics will be discussed: - Business Licensing - Corporate registration  - Certificates of Occupancy (C of O) - Home Occupancy Permits (HOP) - Grant Opportunities - Certified Business Enterprises (CBE).
Daughters of Jane logo.

Daughters of Jane

Library Takeout

6 p.m.
The first in a series of yearlong celebrations of women authors and their influence. Starting this March, we will honor a new woman author, as we read and chat throughout the year about her work, as well the work of others who've been impacted by her. Daughters of Jane will cover the portrayal of women in Regency Romance, Victorian and Gothic literature on both sides of the Atlantic. We'll gather online to chat at 6 p.m. on every 3rd Tuesday.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Word "Read" above image of parent owl reading to baby owl in crib

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. 
yoga with carol

Wednesday Yoga

Library Takeout

12 p.m.
Take a midday break to breathe, stretch and reset with 30 minutes of gentle yoga from our friends at Yoga District. Join the live virtual class Wednesdays at noon on the DC Public Library Facebook page. A range of options will be provided for participants of all fitness levels
Pop-Up Library

Pop-Up Library at Takoma Park Neighborhood Library

Library Takeout

12 p.m.
We know you're patiently awaiting the reopening of your neighborhood library. To help supplement library services as we continue to work towards reopening, come visit us outside of Takoma Park Neighborhood Library for pop-up library services:
DCHR resume workshop

Writing Resumes and Job Interview Techniques

Library Takeout

1 p.m.
In collaboration with DC Department of Human Resources, join us for a live virtual session focused on writing effective resumes and interviewing skills. This online course will help participants to construct a resume that makes an effect and dynamic first impression. This course will also assist participants in understanding how to avoid common interview errors, learn how to answer typical interview questions and how to formulate thoughtful interview questions. 
After School written in colored text

Family Learning at the Library:

Library Takeout

4 p.m.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month and National Bike Month this May with the Library.

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Word "Read" above image of parent owl reading to baby owl in crib

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. 
After School written in colored text

Family Learning at the Library:

Library Takeout

4 p.m.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month and National Bike Month this May with the Library.

Friday, May 21, 2021

Word "Read" above image of parent owl reading to baby owl in crib

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. 
Nick Mann head shot.

More Than Words: Veteran's Writing Circle

Library Takeout

12:30 p.m.
More Than Words: Veteran's Writing Circle is a new memoir-writing group for all former military personnel. Sessions will be hosted by library staff, featuring local author and Veteran, Nick Mann. Come ready to reflect, question and write. Writing exercises will be provided. Sessions will be held monthly on the 3rd Friday of every month at noon. At this time, all sessions will occur online. Please contact Jo Stallworth at adultservices.dcpl@dc.gov to register to attend.
Graphic Novels

Graphic Novel Fridays

Library Takeout

1 p.m.
 Dish about the best and worst of graphic novels on #graphicnovelfriday. Join the conversation and chat with librarians on Twitter
After School written in colored text

Family Learning at the Library:

Library Takeout

4 p.m.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month and National Bike Month this May with the Library.

Saturday, May 22, 2021

Image of languages

ESL Conversation Circles

Tenley-Friendship Library

10 a.m.
Practice your English language skills as we discuss international affairs and comparative cultures in this high-intermediate-to-advanced level English as a second language conversation group. Join us virtually on Saturdays at 10 a.m. for the Tenley-Friendship Branch ESL Conversation Circle. The hour-and-a-half sessions are for non-native speakers of English ages 18 and older.

Monday, May 24, 2021

Word "Read" above image of parent owl reading to baby owl in crib

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. 
After School written in colored text

Family Learning at the Library:

Library Takeout

4 p.m.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month and National Bike Month this May with the Library.
Books & Baseball wordmark

Books & Baseball

Library Takeout

5 p.m.
Exercise your brain and your body! Kids three to five years old are invited to enjoy a book read aloud with library staff and fun movement activities and baseball exercises with coaches from the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. This highly interactive program will be conducted via Webex.
Trivia

Virtual Trivia Night

Library Takeout

6:30 p.m.
Are you a walking encyclopedia? Missing your weekly trivia game? Come play #StayatHomeDCTrivia for your chance to win the crown!

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Word "Read" above image of parent owl reading to baby owl in crib

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.