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Monday, Aug. 26, 2019

Spelling

Get Your Spell On

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

5 p.m.
Come take a spelling test and win prizes. All grades welcome. Ask for Mr. Z.
HTML 5

HTML 5

Computer Classes

5:30 p.m.
In this two hour class, you will learn the latest HTML standard (HTML 5) and how to engage its enhanced capability to deliver multimedia, graphics and other rich content in the creation of Web pages.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations.
ASL

Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Capitol View Library

6 p.m.
Join us in this beginning level class, which covers 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. The class is FREE. No need to register. Questions? Contact: Janice Rosen, Librarian, Library Express, 202-559-5368 or email lbph.dcpl@dc.gov.
Yoga Mondays

Yoga Mondays with Yolanda

Francis A. Gregory Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for Yoga Mondays with Yolanda. This one hour class will:   focus on the health benefits of yoga for health and wellness  improve flexibility and proper breathing
Moonlight

Free film showing: "Moonlight"

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Moonlight is the tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality. Stars Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Alex Hibbert, Ashton Sanders and Trevante Rhodes USA, 2016, rated R, one hour and 51 minutes.
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Yoga

Palisades Library

7 p.m.
Palisades Library is pleased to be hosting a free yoga class on Monday evenings at 7 p.m. beginning on Jan.28. This class is suitable for all levels. Please bring a yoga mat.
Pajama Storytime

Pajama Story Time

Capitol View Library

7 p.m.
Story time fun for the entire family! Join us for an evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-to-40-minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination, this program is free and open to the public. Recommended for children and families.
ASL

Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Intermediate Level

Capitol View Library

7 p.m.
Join us in this intermediate-level class. Review what you know, learn new signs and practice conversation. Although focus is on those who already have familiarity with American Sign Language, everyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level. The class is free, no need to register. Questions? Contact Janice Rosen, librarian, Library Express at 202-559-5368 or email lbph.dcpl@dc.gov  
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Free Poetry Workshop - Poets on the Fringe

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
The Poets on the Fringe (POTF) are local poets who meet every Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library to read and critique one another's poems. Please bring one of your own poems with copies for the group to read and workshop. For more information, please call 202-727-0232.

Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019

Typing hands

1-on-1 Ayuda para la computadora

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
Necesita ayuda buscando para un trabajo o creando un perfil de Facebook? Podemos ayudarle con una cita de una hora a la biblioteca de Mt. Pleasant. Podemos ayudar con:     - Navigando el web     - Creando un document en Word     - Leyendo con Kindle o Overdrive     - Clases en el web     - Y mucho mas!
Family Story Time

OFFSITE EVENT: Family Story Time

Takoma Park Library

9:30 a.m.
***August 20 Storytime is cancelled due to projected temperature.*** Please note that this event will be held at the Takoma Park Recreation Center, 301 Van Buren St NW, Washington, D.C. 20012, on the lawn in front of the building.

Toddler Story Time

Southeast Library

9:45 a.m.
Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Time. This 20-to-30-minute program is full of books, songs and fun activities 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.  Space is limited; participants are admitted on a first-come, first-served basis, beginning at 9:30 a.m.  Have a group? Please call 202-698-3377 ahead of time to arrange a special visit.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10 a.m.
These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 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 caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  This is a ticketed first-come, first-served program. Tickets are available at the Children's Desk.

Adult Learning Lab

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10 a.m.
The Adult Learning Lab offers tutoring for those adults with skills at the high school level who have completed the assessment (offered on Wednesdays at 4 p.m.).  
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Bilingual Spanish Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 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.
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Gentle Yoga

Georgetown Library

10 a.m.
Join our instructors for a free one-hour yoga class every Tuesday morning at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. The 10 a.m. gentle yoga class is designed to accommodate all skill levels and ranges of motion, especially targeting adults ages 55+ and those with limited flexibility. Please note that there is a late-arrival policy for all Georgetown Library yoga programs: Anyone arriving more than five minutes after the start of class will not be able to enter the classroom. 
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Petworth Library

10 a.m.
These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 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.
Adult Coloring and Conversation

Adult Coloring & Conversation

Woodridge Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for creativity and conversation with our Adult Coloring class! Bring your own pages to color, freestyle or choose from a variety of patterns and pictures to color as only you can. A great way to relax, get the creative juices flowing and make new friends and explore your artistic side. Coloring sheets, colored pencils and crayons provided.
Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Chevy Chase Library

10:30 a.m.
A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-to-30-minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking. Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.
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Mr Lilo: A Bilingual Music Performance

West End Library

10:30 a.m.
Sing, jump and dance with Mr. Lilo and his guitar. Enjoy original music and traditional songs in English and Spanish. This is a free event intended for children and their caregivers.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10:30 a.m.
These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 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 caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  This is a ticketed first-come, first-served program. Tickets are available at the Children's Desk.
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Story Time at the Rosedale Conservancy

Cleveland Park Library

10:30 a.m.
Join the Cleveland Park Library at The Rosedale Conservancy (gate at 35th & Newark streets NW) on Tuesday mornings this spring and summer.  These 45 minute programs will include a 20-30 minute story time followed by playing and socializing time.   The conservancy is about a 10-15 minute walk from the library up Macomb or Newark streets. Story time will be cancelled if it is raining or 90°F at 10:30 a.m. Please call 202-282-3080 for confirmation. Get outside and enjoy nature with us. 
Adult Coloring & Conversation

Adult Coloring & Conversation

Woodridge Library

10:30 a.m.
Come join us for creativity and conversation with our Adult Coloring class! Bring your own pages to color, freestyle or choose from a variety of patterns and pictures to color as only you can. A great way to relax, get the creative juices flowing and make new friends and explore your artistic side. Coloring sheets, colored pencils and crayons provided.
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Toddler Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 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 1-3 years and their grownups 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.
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PreSchool Story Time

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

Tenley-Friendship Library

11 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 1-3 years and their grownups 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.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Petworth Library

11 a.m.
These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 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.
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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.
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Moderate Yoga

Georgetown Library

11:30 a.m.
Join our instructors for a free one-hour yoga class every Tuesday morning at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. The 11:30 a.m. moderate yoga class is designed to challenge those with some experience, adding difficulty to challenge the mind and body. Please note that there is a late-arrival policy for all Georgetown Library yoga programs: Anyone arriving more than five minutes after the start of class will not be able to enter the classroom. 
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Preschool Story Time

Northeast Library

11:30 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-to-40-minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. This is a drop-in story time; no advance registration is required, but tickets will be distributed 30 minutes beforehand at 11 a.m. on the Lower Level on a first-come, first-served basis.