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Sunday, March 1, 2020

PAL Pajama Party Graphic

PAL Pajama Party

West End Library

2 p.m.
A pajama party with REAL certified comfort dogs from our local partner PAL (People Animals Love)!
Board Games

Game Day

Capitol View Library

2 p.m.
Enjoy new and classic board games!  Bring friends and family, and challenge them to a game of Forbidden Island, The Resistance, Monopoly, Chess, Connect Four and more.   Recommended for children, teens, and families. 
craft supplies

I Made It Myself

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

2 p.m.
Join us for simple arts and crafts. Recommended for children ages 2-8.  
Power of Sower cover

Life's Library Online Book Club Meet Up

Takoma Park Library

3 p.m.
Join fellow readers to discuss the classic sci-fi novel The Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler. Copies of the novel are available to check out and download from the library system.

Monday, March 2, 2020

Votes for Women

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote. A Pop-up Exhibit

Tenley-Friendship Library

(All day)
One hundred years ago, the ratification of the 19th Amendment was a landmark moment in American history that dramatically changed the electorate. It enshrined in the United States Constitution fuller citizenship for women and a more expansive democracy for the nation. This pop-up exhibit from the National Archives examines the expansion of the vote to millions of women, before and after the 19th amendment, and its impact today.  
Adobe Logo

Adobe Sessions at Woodridge Library

Woodridge Library

(All day)
Adobe Sessions are self-guided sessions for experienced users. Want to learn more about Adobe design? Visit https://www.dclibrary.org/lynda for lessons. Have you been trying to get your hands on Adobe design software without success? Now you can book sessions at the library!
Book March Madness

Book March Madness

Capitol View Library

(All day)
March Madness is in full swing! Stop by the Children’s space and check out the books going head to head in our Book March Madness competition.  Read and vote for your favorite books. You get to choose the winner! Visit the bracket in the Children's Room every week to see who makes it to the next round, and who will be Capitol View Library’s Book March Madness Champion.  
Petworth Poetry

Petworth Poetry

Petworth Library

9:45 a.m.
Have you ever wanted to write poetry? Is there something you've always wanted to say, but are afraid to say it? Join us as we explore the craft of writing poetry and learn from other poets the best way to take from our own feeling and put them to paper. Contact Christopher Stevenson by email or phone (202-243-1187) for more information. Open to all ages.
Sing Talk and Read DC

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Rosedale 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. 
ESL GEO

Morning English Conversation Group

Georgetown Library

10 a.m.
English Conversation Groups are a great way to practice English speaking with like-minded English language learners. The biggest advantage here as opposed to a traditional English school is that learners get to practice speaking in an informal, relaxed environment. Facilitated by trained volunteer tutors from the Washington English Center, you will gain practice in vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar in a fun, comfortableand safe environment.  Join the group on any Monday or Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m.  
playdate sign

Early Literacy Baby/Toddler Play Date

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Enjoy homemade early literacy toys with your babies and toddlers, get inspired to make your own at home with everyday objects and get tips on building a foundation for your child to learn and read through play. We meet the first Monday of each month from 10 -11 a.m. Recommended for children ages birth to 3 and their caregivers.  
Free Tax Help

Tax Assistance

Capitol View Library

10 a.m.
From Feb. 1 through April 15, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2019 income tax filing. Tax assistance will take place from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit our tax page.
Baby/Toddler

Baby and Toddler Story Time (Registration Required)

Northeast Library

10 a.m.
Advance registration is required for this story time.  Please see below for more information.
Coffee Cup

Coffee And Conversation

Deanwood Library

10 a.m.
Join us each first Monday of the month for Coffee and Conversation. Each month we will have an interesting and informative guest to share information about the Deanwood Community.
Census 2020

Census Help Clinic

Library Express

10 a.m.
What is the Census Help Clinic? A safe space where you can get free help filling out the census  You can use one of our computers to fill out the census form online  You can also bring in the paper version of the form  Adult Literacy Resource Center Staff can help you with understanding census questions  Staff cannot handle personal information The clinic will be held 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Why fill out the Census? It determines how more than $675 billion is spent
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Woodridge Library

10:15 a.m.
Get up and get moving at our Baby and Toddler Story Times. These 20-to-30-minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18 to 36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children.
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time fun for entire family, these 30-to-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. All programs are free and open to the public.
Family Story Time

All Ages Story Time

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

10:30 a.m.
These 30-to-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. Ages 0-5 and caregivers.  
Baby and Toddler Storytime Owls

Baby & Toddler Story Time at Politics & Prose at the Wharf

Southwest Library

10:30 a.m.
This story time will take place at the Politics & Prose at the Wharf, located at 70 District Square SW. 
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Toddler Story Time

Palisades Library

10:30 a.m.
These 20 to 30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities designed to help develop your child’s language skills and a love for books. It is a great time for very young children to socialize with others and be prepared to start school. Children ages 18-36 months are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities, and their grownups are encouraged to participate in the program along with the children.      
Family Yoga

Yoga Mondays

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for a relaxing and gentle yoga class for all levels of fitness and experience with yoga. Classes are limited to the first thirty (30) participants. Doors open at 10:15 a.m. and close promptly at 10:30 a.m.  Please bring your own yoga mat (other props such as straps and blocks are optional).  About the Instructors: Robin Glantz, Alexis Chen, and Alex-Marie McGuire, certified yoga teachers, bring free weekly yoga to our library.      
PreSchool Story Time Owl

Preschool Story Time

Cleveland Park 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.
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Woodridge Library

11:15 a.m.
Get up and get moving at our Baby and Toddler Story Times. These 20-to-30-minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities, and are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18 to 36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children.
Baby and Toddler

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Northeast Library

11:30 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 grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Free Tax Help

Tax Assistance

Petworth Library

12 p.m.
From Feb. 1 through April 15, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2019 income tax filing. Tax assistance will take place from 12 - 4 p.m. You can sign up for assistance on the day or make an appointment via the AARP Tax Aide webpage.   
baby lap time owl

Baby Lap Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

1 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 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.
typing

Mavis Beacon Monday's Typing Clinic

Capitol View Library

2 p.m.
In this 1.5 hour session, you will engage in self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills, in order to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career. 
PC Basics Graphic 2

PC Basics I - Beginner

Computer Classes

2 p.m.
For those who need to be introduced to the world of computers, this is the class for you. In this two-hour class, you will overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive 30 minutes early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
Silhouettes of two men in business suits with text DC Job Seekers

Job Seekers Clinic

Southeast Library

2 p.m.
Looking for a job? Staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities, including: Building and typing your résumé Conducting online job searches  Completing online job applications This session lasts from 2 to 4 p.m.
Stan & Ollie

Free film showing: "Stan & Ollie"

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Laurel and Hardy, the world's most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song - a grueling theatre tour of post-war Britain. Golden Globes Nomination: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - John C. Reilly Cast: Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly, Shirley Henderson, Nina Arianda, Rufus Jones UK, 2018, rated PG, one hour and 38 minutes.