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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Toddler Story Time

Southeast Library

9:45 a.m.
*Please Note: Beginning March 1, this program will occur on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month until further notice.* Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Time. This 20-to-30-minute program is full of books, songs and fun activities designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program. 
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Preschool Story Time (Registration Required)

Northeast Library

10 a.m.
Advance registration is required for this story time. Please see below for more information. 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.
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Cleveland Park Library

10 a.m.
This program has moved from the library to All Souls Episcopal Church (2300 Cathedral Ave. NW).
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Gentle Yoga

Georgetown Library

10 a.m.
Join our instructors for a free one-hour yoga class every Tuesday morning at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. The 10 a.m. gentle yoga class is designed to accommodate all skill levels and ranges of motion, especially targeting adults ages 55+ and those with limited flexibility. Please note that there is a late-arrival policy for all Georgetown Library yoga programs: Anyone arriving more than five minutes after the start of class will not be able to enter the classroom. 
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

West End 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 engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
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Preschool Story Time

Parklands-Turner Library

10 a.m.
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years at the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library. Every Tuesday at 10 a.m., children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. This 30-to-40-minute program is designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. See you at the library.  
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Bilingual Spanish Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs, dances and more in English and Spanish for children ages birth to 5 and their adults. For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time. Remember: There is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m. To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.
It's Crochet Time

It's Crochet Time

Capitol View Library

10 a.m.
Got crochet needles? Come put them to work during our crochet lessons. Whether you are a beginner or experienced, this crochet circle is for you. You'll be able to receive expert instruction on creating beautiful pieces for yourself or others. All ages are welcome. This program is free and open to the public.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Petworth Library

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

Adult Learning Lab

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10 a.m.
The Adult Learning Lab offers tutoring for those adults with skills at the high school level who have completed the assessment (offered on Wednesdays at 4 p.m.).  

Toddler Story Time

Chevy Chase Library

10 a.m.
Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-to-30-minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. Tickets required; available on a first-come, first-serve basis the morning of the program.
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Story Time at the National Building Museum

Library Takeout

10:30 a.m.
Join DC Public Library at the National Building Museum for story time fun for the entire family. These 30-40 minute programs are packed full of books, songs, and activities designed to be enjoyed by children 5 and under.

Baby and Toddler Lap Time

Takoma Park Library

10:30 a.m.
A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-to-30 minutes 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. 
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Time. This 20-to-30-minute program is full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers 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. 
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

10:30 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.

Toddler Story Time

Chevy Chase Library

10:45 a.m.
Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-to-30-minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. Tickets required; available on a first-come, first-serve basis the morning of the program.
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Toddler Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

11 a.m.
Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Time. This 20-to-30-minute program is full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers 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 an hour before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis. 
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Petworth Library

11 a.m.
These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two 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.
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Bilingual Spanish Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

11 a.m.
Stories, songs, dances and more in English and Spanish for children ages birth to 5 and their adults. For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time. Remember: There is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m. To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Cleveland Park Library

11 a.m.
This program has moved from the library to All Souls Episcopal Church (2300 Cathedral Ave. NW).

Preschool Story Time

Takoma Park Library

11:15 a.m.
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 2-5 years. Children and their caregivers, 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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Preschool Story Time

Northeast Library

11:30 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. This is a drop-in story time; no advance registration is required, and tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.  Story time takes place on the lower level.  

Toddler Story Time

Chevy Chase Library

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

Georgetown Library

11:30 a.m.
Join our instructors for a free one-hour yoga class every Tuesday morning at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. The 11:30 a.m. moderate yoga class is designed to challenge those with some experience, adding difficulty to challenge the mind and body. Please note that there is a late-arrival policy for all Georgetown Library yoga programs: Anyone arriving more than five minutes after the start of class will not be able to enter the classroom. 
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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Center for Accessibility

12 p.m.
Bring your lunch and join us at Noon for weekly ASL classes in the Library Express Training 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 the focus is on beginners, everyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level.   Space is limited so come early to ensure a seat.   The class is free; no need to register.  
Microsoft Imagine Academy

Microsoft Imagine Academy: Jasperactive™ Benchmark (Registration Required)

Computer Classes

12:15 p.m.
The library is offering free 2013 Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams to people who first pass a Jasperactive™ Benchmark. Benchmarks are offered in Word Core, Word Expert, Excel Core, Excel Expert, PowerPoint Core, Access Core and Outlook Core. Benchmarks are proctored and offered in the Computer Lab located at Library Express (1990 K St. NW).
People & Stories

People & Stories: Adult Short Story Discussion Group (Spring Edition)

West End Library

1 p.m.
People & Stories is a reading discussion group that believes in the power of literature to change lives. Through readings and discussions of short stories, we invite participants to new understandings of themselves, of others and of the world. Join us.
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Baby Lap Time

Cleveland Park Library

1:30 p.m.
This program has moved from the library to All Souls Episcopal Church (2300 Cathedral Ave. NW). 

goDigital Drop-in Clinic

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Every Tuesday at 2 p.m., Francis Gregory Library offers goDigital drop-in clinics for DC Public Library's free online resources. 
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Tech Tuesday at Takoma Park

Takoma Park Library

2 p.m.
Are you baffled by the basics of personal computing? Do you need help with your smartphone or e-reader? Schedule an appointment for Takoma Park's Technology Clinic for one-on-one assistance, every Tuesday from 2-3 p.m. Call (202-576-7252) or send an email to reserve a place.  *For targeted or in depth classes, please visit the library's Computer Classes page.