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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Northwest One Library

11 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. 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.
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Baby and Toddler Story Time

Mt. Pleasant 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. 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 engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. Story Times are ticketed and first-come, first-served. For groups of more than six please call 202-671-3125 to schedule a visit.
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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 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.
Job Seekers at PET

Job Seekers Clinic

Petworth Library

11 a.m.
Are you looking for a job? Do you need help with your cover letter, resume or application?  Come to Job Seekers Clinics at Petworth Library! Library staff will provide one-on-one assistance for job seeking patrons. Patrons will be served on a first-come, first-serve basis. Job Seeker Clinics will occur every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.   
Zumba Gold

Zumba Gold

Cleveland Park Library

11 a.m.
A fun, easy dance exercise class which introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® moves at a lower intensity designed for older adults. Enjoy Latin-inspired movements that provide a great aerobic workout while also focusing on balance, range of motion and coordination.  
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One on One Market Research Assistance for Small Businesses

Petworth Library

11 a.m.
From business magazines to meeting room spaces, libraries are great for small businesses.
 Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Southeast Library

11:15 a.m.
This 20-to-30-minute program is 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. Children and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. Space is limited and admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 11:05 a.m. This story time starts at 11:15 a.m. No one will be admitted after 11:20 a.m.
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Preschool Story Time

Woodridge Library

11:15 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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Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

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

#brownbagdc Book Chat

Book Clubs

12 p.m.
Join the conversation. This Twitter book club meets every Wednesday at lunchtime to compare notes with library staffers and customers on what you're currently reading. Love it or hate it, we want to know. The meetings are held from noon until 1 p.m on Twitter @dcpl using the hashtag #brownbagdc. The #brownbagdc chat is run by staff based out of the Mt. Pleasant, Woodridge and Tenley-Friendship libraries.
MS Word 2016

Word I Basics

Computer Classes

12:30 p.m.
In this two hour class, you will learn basic word-processing features in MS Word 2016 that can help you to create letters, résumés, faxes and other documents that are used to apply for jobs. 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.
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Jazzy Colors II

Capitol View Library

1 p.m.
Wind down on Wednesday with art therapy at Capitol View Library. If you like jazz and coloring you should pay us a visit. Relax to the sounds of old and new jazz while coloring and exercising your mind.  We are looking forward to coloring with you. Jazzy Colors is recommended for adults, and is free and open to the public.
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Baby Lap Time

Petworth Library

1 p.m.
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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Fab Test Lab Safety Orientation

Fab Test Lab

1 p.m.
This class will serve as an introduction to the equipment available in the Fab Lab and how to be safe while using it. Completion of this orientation is required in order to sign up for most classes and certifications in the Lab. Please bring your library card and photo identification with you.
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Baby-Toddler Story Time

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

1:30 p.m.
A story time experience for our youngest library users. These 45-to-60 minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to 2 years old. Baby-Toddler Story Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This program is free and open to the public.
Computer Class

Adult Computer Class

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

1:30 p.m.
Join us for adult computer classes, Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. at Bellevue Library. Ask for Mr. Zac. You'll learn:   Basic computer skills Microsoft Office Suite Email assistance Resume assistance and much more
Writing

Northeast Writing Class

Northeast Library

2 p.m.
They say writing is a solitary task. (That's true.) But sometimes you need the energy of a warrior and the inspiration of a teacher to continue, to overcome a block, to make it to the last sentence of your work. No matter what you're working on (fiction, non-fiction, poetry), join us for an afternoon of writing, every Wednesday from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., in the conference room on the mezzanine level. It takes one sentence a day to keep the writer's block away.   To respect the flow of the writing process, please arrive on time. 
Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Palisades Library

2 p.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 from 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 on their caregiver's lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program. It is recommended that each child have an adult with them.
Owl Art Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Petworth Library

2 p.m.
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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Library on the Go-Go Tech Truck at Beat the Streets

Library Takeout

2:30 p.m.
Find DC Public Library's new Library on the Go-Go Tech Truck at MPD Beat the Streets events on Wednesday afternoons:    Police District
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Math Circle

Woodridge Library

2:30 p.m.
A space for 3rd through 6th grade students to develop a positive relationship with mathematics that is rooted in curiosity. Ideal for homeschoolers or any student from age 8 to 12 who may be struggling with basic concepts in math. Sessions are led by Julia Grisar-Shryock.  

Free Legal Help at DC Public Library

Woodridge Library

3 p.m.
Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) brings free legal help to DC Public Library branches in neighborhoods throughout the city. At the clinics, you can get help with the following:  
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Art Attack: Early Animation and Flipbooks

Georgetown Library

3:30 p.m.
Learn fascinating facts about an artistic style and create art inspired by its masterpieces. This week, we'll be delving into the fascinating birth of Early Animation and Flipbooks. This program is for ages 7 and up.  
Legos

Lego Building

Georgetown Library

3:30 p.m.
Come build with Legos and relax after school with other people who love to build things. This program is recommended for ages 4 and up.
Lego construction crew

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination. Recommended for ages 4-12.
Craft Clip Art

Family Craft

West End Library

4 p.m.
Join us for arts & crafts in the children's room. We will provide supplies. Recommended for ages 5-10.

goDigital – Lynda.com MOS Certification Preparation Video Session

Computer Classes

4 p.m.
goDigital – Lynda.com MOS Certification Preparation Video Session is a two-hour opportunity to view multiple videos for each of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook and more) that will prepare you to be successful in executing the skills that will be required to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam in each application.   

Adult Learning Lab

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
Join us for 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. Tutoring takes place on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. Assessments take place on Wednesdays only. Please note: In order to qualify for tutoring, you must take the assessment first.
Chess

Kid's Chess

Cleveland Park Library

4:30 p.m.
This program is for children of all ages who want to learn to play or improve their chess moves and play in tournaments. Our chess instructor will teach the chess players how to think and plan their next move and use their brain power to win. Come and join our chess group and learn to make a risky move, check and have fun. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Cleveland Park Library.
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Fab Test Lab: Laser Cutter Certification

Fab Test Lab

5:30 p.m.
Learn everything you need to know about creating files for the laser cutter and using the machine. This class will go over the basics of laser cutting, safety procedures and the required software (Adobe Illustrator). Students will then be required to design and successfully cut a simple .svg file. Previous knowledge of design software is recommended.  All students will need to complete a Fab Test Lab Safety Orientation before they can take this class.