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Friday, Nov. 16, 2018

Northstar Proctored Assessment

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Computer Classes

1 p.m.
The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basic digital literacy skills. A photo ID will be required to log on, and a passing score of 85 percent on each assessment will be required to receive the NDLA Certificate during this 1.5-hour proctored session. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive 30 minutes early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Proctor: M. Rivera
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.
Games

Got Games?

Capitol View Library

4 p.m.
Do you feel competitive? Board games are a great way to develop and maintain cognitive skills while having fun. We've got games. Grab a friend and challenge them to a board game. You will be glad you did. Stop by on Friday and let's play. This program is free and open to the public.
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Preschool Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. This program is designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. 

Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018

lego

Drop-In Lego Club

West End Library

9:30 a.m.
Join West End Library Children's Room for Drop-In Lego Club every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Regular Lego and Duplo blocks provided. All attendees must be accompanied by an adult at all times.  
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PC Basics I - Beginner

Computer Classes

10 a.m.
For those who need to be introduced to the world of computers, this is the class for you. In this two-hour class, you will overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive 30 minutes early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: D. Green Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
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Fab Lab Pop-Up NoMa: Tinkercad for Beginners

Fab Lab Pop-Up at NoMa

10 a.m.
Learn the basics of 3D design on Tinkercad at the Fab Lab Pop- Up at NoMa, 1st and Pierce St, NE. Register at bit.ly/labsclasses. Space is limited. Children ages 6 - 12 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times. Children under the age of 6 are prohibited from the space except during special events.
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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Northeast Library

10 a.m.
Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level   Saturdays October 20 – December 15, 2018 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Join us in this beginning level class, which covers 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. The class is free. No need to register.
lego

Let's Build

Capitol View Library

10 a.m.
Are you interested developing skills in constructive problem solving, organization and experimentation? LEGO construction is a great way to achieve this while having fun.  Bring your ideas or develop new ones when you get there. We have the LEGO blocks and are waiting to see what you create.    This program is recommended for children and families, and is free and open to the public. .
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LEGO Fun

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Build, explore and play with LEGOs and DUPLOs in the Children's Room from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday. This program is designed for children ages 3-12 years old and their caregivers.  
Yoga

Saturday Morning Yoga

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Start your Saturdays with Carol, Marjorie and some relaxing, stress-free yoga. Everyone is welcome, beginners especially. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours (limited availability). A signed waiver form is required.
The words Build It spelled out in lego letters

Build It

Deanwood Library

10 a.m.
Design, construct, build and play at Build It. Put your STEAM skills and imagination to work and create one-of-a-kind structures and projects with colorful building blocks, magnetic tiles, recycled objects, everyday craft materials and more.  
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Memory Lab Weekend Drop-In

Northeast Library

10 a.m.
Do you have home movies lying around or old photos you’d like to scan? The Memory Lab is just the place for you. This orientation session will help you prepare for a three-hour Memory Lab appointment. Learn how to use lab equipment to digitize video and audio recordings, as well as how to scan photographs, slides and documents. Sign up for the orientation.
Learn English - English Conversation Classes

ESL Conversation Circles

Tenley-Friendship Library

10 a.m.
Volunteers from the Washington English Center facilitate  practice sessions for speakers with previously acquired English language skills. No need to pre-register — the group is seated on a first-come, first-served basis.    
Owl art for Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Cleveland Park Library

10:30 a.m.
Story Time fun for the entire family. These 30-to-40-minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
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Family Story Time

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Story Time fun for the entire family. These 30-40 minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
Rainbow

Family Story time: Rainbows!

Woodridge Library

10:30 a.m.
Bring the family for a story time featuring rainbows. Stick around for a fun craft activity at the end!
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10:30 a.m.
These 30-to-40-minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program. Please note: Due to space constraints, staff may issue tickets on a first-come, first-served basis and/or limit participants to one adult per child. Please ask at the children's desk.
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
This story time fun for the entire family is packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their caregivers are encouraged to actively participate with the stories and activities during the program.   
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Northeast Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-to-40-minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program. Please call 202-698-0183 with any questions. Family Story Time takes place on the second floor. .  
preschool owl

Preschool Story Time

Georgetown 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-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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Lego Club

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

11 a.m.
Join us for Lego Duplo block play time. Recommended for children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers. 
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Family Story Time

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

11 a.m.
Story time fun for entire family, these 30-to-40-minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child's lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program. All programs are free and open to the public.

Family Story Time

Southeast Library

11 a.m.
Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-to-40-minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
Owl Family

Family Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

11 a.m.
Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-to-40-minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
ASL

American Sign Language

Francis A. Gregory Library

Join us in learning American Sign Language (ASL). Learn basic fundamentals: alphabet, numbers, finger spelling and vocabulary words.                                       
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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Intermediate Level

Northeast Library

11 a.m.
Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Intermediate Level   Saturdays October 20 – December 15, 2018 11:00 a.m. – noon Join us in this intermediate-level class.   Review what you know, learn new signs, and practice conversation.  Although focus is on those who already have familiarity with American Sign Language, everyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level.   The class is free. No need to register

DC Health Link Enrollment

Anacostia Library

12:30 p.m.
Onsite assistance available to help you enroll in health care through DC Health Link.
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Saturday Technology Training Session

Center for Accessibility

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.
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.