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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Overdrive basics

eBooks Basics

Northeast Library

2 p.m.
Want to read anywhere on your mobile device? Eager to listen to your favorite book? Having trouble navigating OverDrive? This one-hour class will show you the basics of how to download eBooks and audioBooks from OverDrive using the OverDrive app. Bring your device with you.  Registration required. Call 202-698-0058 or speak to the librarian at the Adult Reference Desk on the 1st floor to sign up. Class is limited to 5 participants.  
NorthStar Certificate of Completion

NorthStar Digital Literacy Proctoring Session

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Earn your Northstar Digital Literacy Assesment (NDLA) Certificate during scheduled proctored sessions. A photo ID will be required to log on and a passing score of 85% on each assessment will be required to receive the NDLA Certificate.  Assessments are available in the follow basic digital literacy skills: Computer Basics Internet Windows Mac OS X E-mail MS Word Social Media MS Excel MS PowerPoint Info Literacy
Drawing of a strawberry

Adult Coloring: Summer Fun

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
Color the warmer days red, yellow, green and blue at our 90-minute adult coloring fun sessions. Materials provided.
kickin the kremlin

Around the World Book Club: "Kicking the Kremlin" by Marc Bennetts

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
The Around the World Book Club will read and discuss three books about modern Russian politics in the next three months. The selection for the May 23 book discussion is Kicking the Kremlin: Russia's New Dissidents and the Battle to Topple Putin by Marc Bennetts. 

Zinio, Overdrive, and Freegal Drop-In Clinics

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Read digital issues of your favorite magazines with Zinio, the ultimate one-stop shop for magazine lovers, completely FREE with your DC Public Library card. Access 175 titles and counting of your favorite print magazines, available online to view in your browser or to download to your device.
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Music and Movement Storytime

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Come sing, tap and clap along during music and movement time for children ages birth to 5 and their caregivers. This is a limited-time program.
Mail Merge in MS Word

Mail Merge in MS Word

Library Express

2 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn the Mail Merge feature, using the Step-by-Step Mail Merge Wizard in Word. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, and Word II Intermediate.
Owl Art Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time at All Souls Episcopal Church

Cleveland Park Library

2:30 p.m.
This program has moved to All Souls Episcopal Church, 2300 Cathedral Avenue, N.W. from Cleveland Park Library. 
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Digital Drop-in

Southwest Library

3:30 p.m.
**Please join us at our new time!** Have an Overdrive issue with your smartphone, laptop, or e-reader? Come to the library and let us troubleshoot. Want to download free books, music, movies and magazines to your device or computer? Come let us walk you through it. Have a question about how your digital device works? Come let us help you find the answer! Southwest Neighborhood Library staff will be available to answer questions about your devices and give step-by-step instructions on how to download books, music, and movies from the library's website.
Mad Science

Mad Science: Super Structures

Rosedale Library

4 p.m.
Amazing architecture and engineering! Discover how simple shapes like the triangle and arch strengthen and reinforce buildings. Join our science structure challenge... build an earthquake proof-building. Ages 8 and up.
Tween Scene

Tween Scene

Mt. Pleasant Library

At Tween Scene, tweens will socialize, learn, and have fun through activities.  
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Teen Advisory Group

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Come hang out at the library every Tuesday afternoon at our weekly Teen Advisory Group.What is TAG? Teen Advisory Group (TAG) are youth that plan creative library programs and make a difference in the communityWhy should I join? Improve your library | Learn cool things | Make friends | Gain skills to enhance your resume or college applications | Earn community service hours | Have fun | Snacks!
French Story Time

French Story Time at All Souls Episcopal Church

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
This program has moved to the All Souls Episcopal Church, 2300 Cathedral Avenue, N.W., from the Cleveland Park Library. French Story Time is for children of all ages. This program includes songs, music and motion and is very interactive. Children have the opportunity to learn French songs, practice their French, and connect words with motion, as well as enjoy stories. Come and join us at All Souls Episcopal Church every Tuesday at 4 p.m.
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After-School Workshops with Asian American LEAD

Northwest One Library

4 p.m.
AALEAD is an after-school program for middle and high school students with workshops on leadership development, educational empowerment, and community. We’ll be meeting after school every week on:
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Adult Learning Lab

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
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. Assessments on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Tutoring on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon.
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Kids' Club

Southeast Library

4 p.m.
Join us for a different activity each week -- games, crafts, science experiments, and more!  This program is for elementary-school aged children (6-12) and takes place in the basement program room.
Scrabble

Teen Time: Life Size Scrabble

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4:30 p.m.
Team up with friends and test your Scrabble skills with a giant-size version of the classic game. For teens age 13-19.
A- Step Tutoring

A-Step Tutoring

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

4:45 p.m.
Trouble in class? Get free help today! A-Step (After School Tutoring & Enrichment Program) provides educators who are available to tutor students K-12 while addressing  a variety of academic needs. Stop by after school and enhance your education.This program is Free and open to the public.
A- Step Tutoring

A-Step Tutoring

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

4:45 p.m.
Trouble in class? Get free help today! A-Step (After School Tutoring & Enrichment Program) provides educators who are available to tutor students K-12 while addressing  a variety of academic needs. Stop by after school and enhance your education.
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West End Knitting Circle

West End Library

5 p.m.
Are you interested in learning the basics of knitting? Or do you know how to knit, but need some help, direction, or just companionship? Join us for an hour at the West End Library. Please bring your own materials.
Chess

Kid's Chess Club at All Souls Episcopal Church

Cleveland Park Library

5 p.m.
This program has moved to All Souls Episcopal Church, 2300 Cathedral Avenue, N.W., from Cleveland Park Library. 
Music Time

Music Club!

Francis A. Gregory Library

5 p.m.
Hey Kids! Do you enjoy listening to music? Would you like to know how songs are made, and how popular genres of music developed? Would meeting up-and-coming musicians be awesome? Come to the Francis A. Gregory Music Club and enjoy listening to popular music styles, while learning how to make your own groovy tunes, and meeting local musical artists! Ages 8-12. 
MS Excel 2013

Excel I Basics

Library Express

5:45 p.m.
In this one hour and 45 minute class, you will learn the basic features of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet environment that are frequently used for calculation and data entry functions in the workplace. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: R. GopinathanLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
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Learn Chess

Deanwood Library

6 p.m.
It's your move!  Learn to play chess, improve your game, or practice your moves with other players.   Recommended for families and all ages. 
Pajama Storytime

Pajama Storytime

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

6 p.m.
Every Tuesday at 6 p.m., please join us to share the fun of reading with your children ages 3 - 12 years! Children and their grownups 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. This program is free and open to the public
Pajama Story Time

Pajama Story Time

Woodridge Library

6 p.m.
An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.  

Evening English Conversation Classes

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
DC Public Library Georgetown branch and the Washington English Center present evening English conversation classes. Come practice your English conversation skills, talk about ideas and events, and make new friends.  The facilitator will start us off with a topic but bring your own for the group to discuss. Catharin Dalpino has taught English as a second language for several years.  For more information, please call 202-727-0232  
Pajama Storytime

Pajama Story Time

Deanwood Library

7 p.m.
An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.  

Haiku Happy Hour

Francis A. Gregory Library

7 p.m.
We're having a Haiku Happy Hour! May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month and we're celebrating it with a Haiku Writing Contest. Come to the Haiku Happy Hour and participate in a poetry writing workshop. Create your haiku then submit it to our Haiku Contest. Light refreshments served.
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Yoga at Your Library

Petworth Library

7:30 p.m.
Yoga at Your Library is a beginner level yoga class for adults and teens brought to you courtesy of Yoga Activist. No experience is required. The class is free. You can bring your own mat, but if you don’t have one yoga mats are available for use during the class.