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Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017

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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Library Express

12 p.m.
Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level Tuesdays 12 – 1 p.m. September 12 - November 28, 2017    Bring your lunch and join us at Noon for weekly ASL classes in the Library Express large meeting room.  This Beginning Level class will cover 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.
Owl Art Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time at All Souls Episcopal Church

Cleveland Park Library

1:30 p.m.
This program has moved from the library to All Souls Episcopal Church, 2300 Cathedral Avenue, N.W. 
Overdrive basics

eBook Basics

Northeast Library

2 p.m.
Want to read anywhere on your mobile device? Having trouble locating those downloaded ebooks? Eager to flip through a magazine on your tablet? This one-hour class will show you the basics of downloading eBooks and eAudioBooks using Libby, the new OverDrive app. We will also explore RBDigital, the app that lets you borrow (and keep!) your favorite magazines in digital format. Many newer tablets and iPads have high resolution displays, so digital magazine photos are crystal clear with brilliant colors.
Owl Art Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time at All Souls Episcopal Church

Cleveland Park Library

2:30 p.m.
This program has moved from the library to All Souls Episcopal Church, 2300 Cathedral Avenue, N.W. 
I Spy Patterns and Puzzles program flyer

I Spy: Patterns and Puzzles for Teens, Tweens & Young Children

Parklands-Turner Library

3 p.m.
Every Tuesday after school, join the teens, tweens, and young children who test their visual, spatial, mathematical, and logical acumen, using mandalas; logical geometric and pictorial puzzles; LEGO; wooden blocks; and more.  I Spy Hours: 3:00-5:00 p.m.NOTE: Children aged 8 and under must be accompanied and actively supervised by a caregiver aged 13 years and older. 
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UNCENSORED: Youth Scavenger Hunt

Petworth Library

3:30 p.m.
We are recruiting all super sleuths between 10 - 15 years old for our Banned Books Week Youth Scavenger Hunt! Banned Books Week is the national book community's annual celebration of the freedom to read without any censorship.  
Maker Camp

Tuesday Crafternoons

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
Join us for a fun afternoon of arts and crafts. For kids ages 6-12.
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UNCENSORED: Youth Scavenger Hunt

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
We are recruiting all super sleuths for our Banned Books Week Youth Scavenger Hunt! Banned Books Week is the national book community's annual celebration of the freedom to read without any censorship.  
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After School Hangout: Game Club

Lamond-Riggs Library

4 p.m.
Attention, gamers! Come to Game Club to learn fun new board and card games like "Happy Birthday" or "Phase 10", and play some old favorites too. This program is designed for ages 6-12.  
Teen Scene at Tenley

Teen Scene @ Tenley

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
Join us for an hour of entertainment every Tuesday after school at Tenley Library.  We have gaming, films, crafts, karaoke and a variety of other programs on a rotating basis.  Please call 202-727-1225 for more details.  
French Story time

French Story Time at All Souls Episcopal Church

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
This program has moved from the library to All Souls Episcopal Church, 2300 Cathedral Avenue, N.W. 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.
Kids' Club logo

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.
Capital letter M made with gears and the word "Maker!" below

Maker!

Deanwood Library

4 p.m.
Create a different project with us every week as we explore art, music, science, and technology.  Dive into Maker and create projects such as mini robots, helicopter games, racing cars, airplanes, musical instruments, movies, computer programming games and more! Maker takes place every Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the children's space.  Recommended for children ages 6 and up.  Maker: noun A person or persons employing do-it-yourself (DIY) techniques to develop unique creations and inventions for useful purposes.
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UNCENSORED: Youth Scavenger Hunt

Deanwood Library

4 p.m.
We are recruiting all super sleuths between 10 - 15 years old for our Banned Books Week Youth Scavenger Hunt! Banned Books Week is the national book community's annual celebration of the freedom to read without any censorship.  
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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, and Wednesdays.  Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. 
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UNCENSORED: Youth Scavenger Hunt

Takoma Park Library

4 p.m.
We are recruiting all super sleuths between 10 - 15 years old for our Banned Books Week Youth Scavenger Hunt! Banned Books Week is the national book community's annual celebration of the freedom to read without any censorship.  
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.
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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 from the library to All Souls Episcopal Church, 2300 Cathedral Avenue, N.W. 
MS Excel 2013

Excel I Basics

Computer Classes

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.  Please arrive a half-hour early to sign-in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: R. GopinathanLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
The Big Sick

Movie of the Month: The Big Sick

Georgetown Library

6 p.m.
Movie of the Month! A Film Series for Adults The Big Sick A Pakistani man and American woman fall madly in love only to contend with the culture clash of their families when she suddenly becomes ill. This delightful romantic comedy stars Holly Hunter and Ray Romano. Directed by Michael Showalter. 2017, 120 minutes, Rated R
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Children’s Movie Night

Rosedale Library

6 p.m.
Enjoy the popular children’s movie, Zootopia, in which a rabbit cop must solve a missing-persons case in a city inhabited by anthropomorphic animals. The movie is rated PG and runs for 108 minutes. 
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.  

Tech Talk Tuesdays

Library Express

6 p.m.
Tech Talk Tuesdays take place on the first, second, third and fourth Tuesdays of the month, from 6 - 7:30 p.m. in room 103 at the Library Express branch of the DC Public Library at 1990 K Street NW (entrance between 19th St. and 20th St.) This meet-up is an opportunity for assistive technology users to get together and share information on specific topics.
Learn about the library’s online collection of    electronic resources. This program is for adults.

An Introduction to Database Research

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

6 p.m.
Learn about the library’s online collection of electronic resources. This program is for adults.    
Chess pieces on a chess board

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 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.  
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UNCENSORED: The First Amendment in Unprecedented Times - A Conversation with Lata Nott

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
The First Amendment has been a paramount right for all Americans since the signing of the Constitution and has been the backbone of free speech and free press. Recent events, such as Charlottesville, VA, have brought many questions regarding the rights given under the First Amendment. 
Woman typing on typewriter

Writers Working and DC Writes: The Petworth Library Writers Workshops

Petworth Library

7 p.m.
The Petworth Library holds writers workshop on alternating Tuesdays (Writer's Working) and Wednesdays (DC Writes). To inquire about the workshops, please send an email to chris.stevenson@dc.gov or call 202-243-1187.