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Monday, June 18, 2018

One-on-One Computer Help

One-on-One Computer Help

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
Get personalized help in a one-on-one hourlong session, by appointment at a time convenient for you. We can help with the following topics: -Computer and internet basics -Email and social media -DCPL’s digital resources (databases, eBooks, etc.) -Job seeking activities     These by-appointment-only sessions are intended to improve computer skills, not to troubleshoot computer problems or repair hardware. Please call 202-671-3121 or visit the Information Desk on the lower level to make an appointment.
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DC Public Library's Soul Tent: A Resurrection City Installation

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

9 a.m.
The Soul Tent: A Resurrection City Installation will be at the Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library from June 18-22. The week will include live events with music and dialogue celebrating the 50th Anniversary of 1968, The Poor Peoples Campaign and Resurrection City, as well as the legacy of activist Dorothy I. Height.  Live Music curated by East of the River Jazz: The Vernard Dunn Duet Tuesday, June 19 6 p.m. The Soul Tent and Its History: 
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This is My Story: Memoir Writing at the Petworth Writers' Workshops

Petworth Library

9:30 a.m.
Come join us at Petworth Library for our new writing program, This is My Story. Have you ever wanted write a memoir? Is there something you've always wanted to say, but are afraid to say it? Join us as we explore the craft of writing memoirs and learn from other memoir writers the best way to take from our own memories—our own stories—and put them to paper. Contact Christopher Stevenson by email or phone (202-243-1187) for more information. 
Baby Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Storytime

West End Library

10 a.m.
These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays 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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English Conversation Circle

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10 a.m.
A drop-in group for adult speakers of other languages to improve their oral skills in American English and gain more confidence in speaking. Participants should have at least a working knowledge of English.
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 engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. 
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.
Yoga Mondays

Yoga Mondays

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for a gentle yoga class, appropriate for adults of all ages, taught by certified yoga instructors. Please bring your own mat.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Southwest Library

10:30 a.m.
These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children from 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.
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Baby and Toddler Story Time

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

10:30 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 caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

10:30 a.m.
Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-30 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.
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Anacostia Library

11 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.
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goDigital - Job and Career Accelerator

Computer Classes

11 a.m.
goDigital – Job and Career Accelerator is a 1.5 hour presentation of a dynamic database, which provides online resources related to finding your career match, exploring various occupations, searching for jobs and internships, invaluable tools for getting hired and much more. 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: M. Rivera Library Express
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.
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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
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Excel II Intermediate

Computer Classes

1:30 p.m.
In this two-hour class, you will learn more features of this spreadsheet software that can help you further your career.  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: H. White Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
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Baby and Toddler Story Time

Deanwood Library

1:30 p.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.
Read In

Summer Read-In

Cleveland Park Library

2 p.m.
Beat the heat with us in the Children's Room every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for our summer read-in. Each day a librarian will kick off the read-in with a selected picture book read aloud. Children can then spend the rest of the time doing free reading with their adult or individually. This program is designed to help children of all ages complete the daily reading requirement for Summer Challenge. A similar program will take place on Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m.  
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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
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Free Film Showing: "Hazlo Como Hombre" ("Do It Like a Man")

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
See a free showing of the film Hazlo Como Hombre, in Spanish with English subtitles. This comedy about a gay man who comes out to friends and they don't believe he is telling the truth. This movie is rated R, and should last for one hour and 49 minutes. 
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Baby Lap Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 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.
Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Chevy Chase Library

2 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 ages 0 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.
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Coyaba Dance Theater

Deanwood Library

2 p.m.
Experience the spirit of Africa with the Coyaba Dance Theater. Enjoy traditional West African dance and drumming while learning about the region’s history and culture. This family program is for children of all ages.
Coloring

Between the Lines: Coloring Club for Adults

West End Library

2 p.m.
Coloring isn't just for kids. Get some midday relaxation by joining West End every Monday and Friday for Between the Lines, the coloring club for adults. Coloring sheets and coloring pencils provided.
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Baby Lap Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

2:30 p.m.
A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers—non-walking children. This 20-to-30-minute story time introduces books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for their age. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program.  Tickets are required to attend this program. They are available at the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis. 
Toddler Art and Stories

Toddler Art and Stories

Georgetown Library

3:30 p.m.
Get up and get creative at Toddler Art and Stories. These 20-to-30-minute programs are full of books, songs and art activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language and motor skills. After story time, your child will participate in a process-oriented art project to explore art materials and the world around them. Process-oriented art focuses on what can be learned from the act of making art rather than the product.
Cooperative Games

Explore Cooperative Board Games

Northeast Library

3:30 p.m.
Cooperate or Die! Learn how to play popular board games that require you to work as a team. You will have to communicate and cooperate with each other in order to save the world, escape danger and find hidden treasure.
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Public Space and the West End Neighborhood Library: A Deeper Conversation

West End Library

3:30 p.m.
Please join us for a three-part, open, inclusive, and meaningful community dialogue on public space and the West End community. Our second facilitator-led dialogue aims to establish a collaborative relationship with participants and explore what public space means to you. The full list of dates is as follows:   Monday, June 11, 2018 at 3:30 p.m.
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MC and Rap 101

Capitol View Library

4 p.m.
Learn how to MC and rap from one of the master artists at Words, Beats & Life.

Adult Learning Lab

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
Join us for 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. Tutoring takes place on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. Assessments take place on Wednesdays only. Please note: In order to qualify for tutoring, you must take the assessment first.