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Monday, July 6, 2020

Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy logo

Books and 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.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

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

Thursday, July 9, 2020

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Zumba at the Library... from Home

Library Takeout

12:30 p.m.
For our Summer Challenge online programming, enjoy fitness and fun with Zumba, an aerobic dance exercise program inspired by the sounds of Latin American dance music! An instructor from Twists and Turns Body Fitness will lead the class.  Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes. No registration required and the class is free.
Andrés and Christina

Arcoíris: Catch a rainbow with 123 Andrés

Library Takeout

1:30 p.m.
Join the library and 123 Andrés for this virtual Summer Challenge program on Facebook Live! Rainy day, sunny day - enjoy songs about weather and the outdoors, and help us find some rainbows! This bilingual music show with Andrés and Christina will have families singing and moving.

Friday, July 10, 2020

People & Stories

People and Stories - Lunchtime Literature with the Library

Library Takeout

12 p.m.
As part of our Summer Challenge program and partnership with People and Stories, join us for a live, weekly reading of a short story by a DC Public Library staff member. Each week, we will select a different story for you to enjoy and reflect on.

Monday, July 13, 2020

Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy logo

Books and 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.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

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

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Stephanie Preller Photo

Baby Yoga

Library Takeout

1 p.m.
Stretch, bond and move with your baby. Virtual sessions led by certified yoga instructor Stephanie on Facebook Live. This program is made possible thanks to the West End Library Friends.

Friday, July 17, 2020

People & Stories

People and Stories - Lunchtime Literature with the Library

Library Takeout

12 p.m.
As part of our Summer Challenge program and partnership with People and Stories, join us for a live, weekly reading of a short story by a DC Public Library staff member. Each week, we will select a different story for you to enjoy and reflect on.

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Mr. Lilo Logo

Mr. Lilo: A Bilingual Music Performance

Library Takeout

10:30 a.m.
Sing, jump, and dance with Mr. Lilo and his guitar. Enjoy original music and traditional songs in English and Spanish by watching live on Facebook

Monday, July 20, 2020

Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy logo

Books and 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.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

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
Diane Macklin

Storytelling with Master Teller Diane Macklin

Library Takeout

3 p.m.
Join the library and storyteller Diane Macklin for this virtual Summer Challenge program on Facebook Live!

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Stephanie Preller Photo

Baby Yoga

Library Takeout

1 p.m.
Stretch, bond and move with your baby. Virtual sessions led by certified yoga instructor Stephanie on Facebook Live. This program is made possible thanks to the West End Library Friends.
The Sympathizer

Summer Challenge Book Club - The Sympathizer

Library Takeout

7 p.m.
For Summer Challenge, we want you to take a little bit of time each day to read, but we also want you to aim high with your reading and connect with others by reading good books. This summer, we have chosen one book each month for you to read from our online collection to read and discuss. On the last Thursday of the month, we will host an online discussion lead by DC Public Library staff and friends. 

Friday, July 24, 2020

People & Stories

People and Stories - Lunchtime Literature with the Library

Library Takeout

12 p.m.
As part of our Summer Challenge program and partnership with People and Stories, join us for a live, weekly reading of a short story by a DC Public Library staff member. Each week, we will select a different story for you to enjoy and reflect on.

Monday, July 27, 2020

Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy logo

Books and 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.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

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

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Stephanie Preller Photo

Baby Yoga

Library Takeout

1 p.m.
Stretch, bond and move with your baby. Virtual sessions led by certified yoga instructor Stephanie on Facebook Live. This program is made possible thanks to the West End Library Friends.

Friday, July 31, 2020

People & Stories

People and Stories - Lunchtime Literature with the Library

Library Takeout

12 p.m.
As part of our Summer Challenge program and partnership with People and Stories, join us for a live, weekly reading of a short story by a DC Public Library staff member. Each week, we will select a different story for you to enjoy and reflect on.

Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020

123 Andrés and Christina

Me gusta leer! Songs and stories with 123 Andrés

Library Takeout

10:30 a.m.
Join the library and 123 Andrés for this virtual Summer Challenge program on Facebook Live

Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020

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

Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020

Video game controls

Cloudy Heaven Games

Teens D.C.

4 p.m.
Ever wanted to learn how to create your own video games? Now you can, from the comfort of your own home! Get hands-on experienced coding video games using a browser-based game by Cloudy Heaven Games. Local game developer, software engineer, and owner of Cloudy Heaven Games, Dorothy Phoenix, will offer three guided instructional sessions on DC Public Library's Facebook page. Ms. Phoenix will also talk about how to get started in the video game business and how to write out your video game ideas.

Friday, Aug. 7, 2020

People & Stories

People and Stories - Lunchtime Literature with the Library

Library Takeout

12 p.m.
As part of our Summer Challenge program and partnership with People and Stories, join us for a live, weekly reading of a short story by a DC Public Library staff member. Each week, we will select a different story for you to enjoy and reflect on.

Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020

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

Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020

Twists & Turns DC logo

Zumba at the Library... from Home

Library Takeout

12:30 p.m.
For our Summer Challenge online programming, enjoy fitness and fun with Zumba, an aerobic dance exercise program inspired by the sounds of Latin American dance music! An instructor from Twists and Turns Body Fitness will lead the class.  Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes. No registration required and the class is free.

Friday, Aug. 14, 2020

People & Stories

People and Stories - Lunchtime Literature with the Library

Library Takeout

12 p.m.
As part of our Summer Challenge program and partnership with People and Stories, join us for a live, weekly reading of a short story by a DC Public Library staff member. Each week, we will select a different story for you to enjoy and reflect on.

Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020

Coyaba Dance Theater

Coyaba Dance Theater

Library Takeout

3 p.m.
Kick-off Summer Challenge 2020 with Coyaba Dance Theater on Facebook Live!  Coyaba Dance Theater will present a virtual interactive West African dance and drumming program while teaching the audience about the region’s history and culture.

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020

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

Friday, Aug. 21, 2020

People & Stories

People and Stories - Lunchtime Literature with the Library

Library Takeout

12 p.m.
As part of our Summer Challenge program and partnership with People and Stories, join us for a live, weekly reading of a short story by a DC Public Library staff member. Each week, we will select a different story for you to enjoy and reflect on.