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Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017

MS Excel 2013

Excel II Intermediate

Computer Classes

12:30 p.m.
In this 2-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: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
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Saturday Technology Training Session

Center for Accessibility

1 p.m.
Saturday Technology Training Sessions are an opportunity for members of the Adaptive Technology community to get together and share information in an open environment. Adaptive Technologies are broadly defined to include assistive software, hardware, and systems (like screen readers, speech-to-text, and video-relay-services), but also any procedure for success or approach to achieving a goal that is important to participants.
American Sign Language

Beginners American Sign Language Classes

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Join us in learning the fundamentals of American Sign Language: alphabet, numbers, finger spelling and vocabulary words. For information, call Neil Bailey at 202-698-6373 or email at neil.bailey@dc.gov.
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Drop-In & Gab (DIG) Book Club

Tenley-Friendship Library

2:30 p.m.
A monthly book club for grades 4-7.  DIG a good story?  Then Drop-In and Gab about books!  Join us for snacks, stories, and discussion - no need to read in advance.  One Saturday a month at the Tenley-Friendship Library. New or returning club members always welcome. This program is for ages 8-13.
Fringe Music in the Library

Fringe Music in the Library :: Kamyar Arsani

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

2:30 p.m.
Fringe Music in the Library continues with Kamyar Arsani. A multi-instrumentalist Sufi singer-songwriter from Iran, Kamyar has played the “Daf,” an Iranian frame drum, since he was 11. He also learned Kamancheh with Master Ardeshir Kamkar and Sohrab Pournazeri and self-taught himself guitars and drums. Originally from Iran, he now resides in Washington DC where he teaches “Daf,” in addition to being the singer of the band Time is Fire.
Wii controllers

Weekend Wii Club

Southwest Library

3 p.m.
Children ages 4-12 are invited to join us to play Wii games. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
MS Excel 2013

Excel III Advanced

Computer Classes

3 p.m.
In this 2-hour  class, you will learn to calculate, research and display table data using various Excel formulas. 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: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017

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Dinovember

Tenley-Friendship Library

1:30 p.m.
Make a dino-mite dinosaur skeleton to celebrate with us!  We’ll even let you name your amazing dinosaur discovery.   This is a drop-in event.  Crafts will be open from 1:30 to 3 p.m., while supplies last.  For toddlers to age 12, with their caregivers.  
craft supplies

I Made It Myself

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

2 p.m.
Simple arts and crafts for children ages 2-8.  
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Family Films

Deanwood Library

2 p.m.
Enjoy a feature family film and books every Sunday at Deanwood Library! Recommended for children and families.  
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American Sign Language (ASL) Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Janice Rosen, Deaf Services Librarian, will sign stories in America
family fun

Family Funday Sunday

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
A variety of family friendly programs that may include dance, music, movement, movies, sign language and much more. Recommended for children from birth to 12 years old.  

Monday, Nov. 20, 2017

Flag and Passport

Citizenship Prep

Southeast Library

(All day)
The library has many resources to help DC residents who are preparing to become citizens. Library staff are available to help you to: Take a practice citizenship test. Study for the civics or language exams. Practice your English with online resources. Learn more about the process of becoming a citizen.
Sing Talk and Read DC

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Rosedale 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 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.
Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. - 12 noon, Conference Room 1 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.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Northeast 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 engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. Please call 202-698-0183 with any questions. Story time takes place on the Lower Level.
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Early Literacy Baby/Toddler Play Date

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10 a.m.
Enjoy homemade early literacy toys with your babies and toddlers, get inspired to make your own at home with every day objects, and get tips on building a foundation for your child to learn and read through play. We will meet from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. For children ages 0-3 and their caregivers.
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Woodridge Library

10:15 a.m.
Get up and get moving at our Baby and 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.
Owl Art Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

10:30 a.m.
A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 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. 
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Southwest Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for fun songs, finger plays, baby bounces, and rhymes as we work together to develop early literacy skills. Designed for children ages birth to 2 years and their caregivers.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Keyboard

Computer Basics Class

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Come learn about computers from the certified trainers at the Petworth Neighborhood Library. Pop in to learn from scratch, learn new tricks, or even just sit-in for a refresher. 
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Yoga Mondays

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Stretch and relax at our free gentle yoga classes. Space is limited thirty (30) people and tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. The doors open at 10:15 a.m. and close promptly at 10:30 a.m. Please bring your own yoga mat.
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.
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Petworth Playgroup

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Each Monday, we invite our youngest patrons and their caregivers to color, listen to music, play with Duplos, socialize and more! Supplies provided (but feel free to bring toys to share!). Playgroup meets in our 2nd floor Children's Room. Recommended for ages 4 and under. 
Internet via the World Wide Web

Web II Intermediate

Computer Classes

11 a.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will: Review the basic and advanced Google search tools, techniques and features, e.g. Google Images, Google Maps & StreetView, Google Alerts, etc. Learn to use Boolean search terms and various punctuations and characters to refine your search results. Explore two social and professional networking sites: Meetup.com and LinkedIn.com.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Anacostia Library

11 a.m.
These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays 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 engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Woodridge Library

11:15 a.m.
Get up and get moving at our Baby and 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 & Toddler Story Time

Woodridge Library

Get up and get moving at our Baby and 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.

Adobe Creative Suite Drop-In

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

1 p.m.
Reserve the library's Adobe Creative Suite laptop to work on an individual project, or learn how to use an Adobe CS program (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, and others). This SELF-GUIDED (DIY) session is 3 hours long and a government-issued ID will be required. Please note that you may lose your reservation if you are late to your session 15 minutes or more. Please visit https://www.dclibrary.org/labs/studio to register.
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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 20-30 minutes 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