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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

torch

Go for the Gold: Olympic Torch Craft

Tenley-Friendship Library

(All day)
Calling all champions: Go for the gold & come celebrate the Summer Games. We will be making Olympic torches.  

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10:30 a.m.
Schedule your Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session appointment at bit.ly/labsclasses. Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session appointments are individualized do-it-yourself (DIY) appointments. Completing a Labs Participant Release Form and a short orientation at the beginning of your appointment is required. A photo ID is required to complete the Labs Participant Release Form, and a library card is required to book a Memory Lab session appointment.
sing, talk and read

CANCELED: Toddler Story Time in Marion Park

Southeast Library

10:30 a.m.
This event has been canceled due to the Heat Emergency. Southeast Library is back in business and so is story time! Join us in Marion Park for books, songs, rhythm, rhyme and movement. Location is E St SE & 6th St SE, 401-479 E St SE, Washington, DC 20003 Outdoor programming will be canceled in the event of a Heat Emergency or thunderstorms. This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services [LS-246526-OLS-20]
"Outdoor Party Series! @ Shepherd Park Neighborhood Library" on a light orange background with pineapples and watermelon

Bookmark Making Party!

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

11 a.m.
Come join SPK for our Outdoor Party Series! This week we will be making bookmarks! We provide all the supplies, and you will be able to take your creations home. This program is for all ages. All children under 8 years old will need to be supervised by an adult. Space is limited and will be available on a first come first served basis.
It's Summer by Linda Glaser

Summer Programs At Your Library

Palisades Library

11 a.m.
Join our children's programs every Wednesday morning at 11 a.m. We'll have stories, songs, crafts, and more!  Attendance is limited and tickets will be distributed on a first come first served basis. Please note that all programs are currently outdoors and weather dependent. If you have any questions, please call (202)-282-3139 or email palisdeslibrary@dc.gov  
Chalk

Chalk Party

Northeast Library

11 a.m.
Children of all ages can enjoy a story path of Bill Thomson's Chalk and also a chance to decorate Northeast's patio with chalk stories of their own!   
cover art for book -  In The Tall Tall Grass

Programs On The Green

Woodridge Library

11 a.m.
Been inside for a while?  Like to meet up with your neighbors outside?  Come to the library for our “Programs on the Green."   Enjoy stories and music with your little ones at this outside family *BYOS event. *Bring your own “sit-upon”.  
Computer

PC Basics I - Beginner - Walk-In Access

Computer Classes

11:30 a.m.
In this 1.5-hour class, you will learn the parts and functions of the computer, the mouse, and the keyboard, as well as the features of the Desktop. The computer is used to create documents, like résumés, and to conduct online job searches. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served walk-in basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: N. McNeal MLK Jr. Memorial Library Adult Learning Department 901 G Street, NW
Senior Seminar Series - Senior Medicare Patrol

Senior Seminar Series - Senior Medicare Patrol

Woodridge Library

12 p.m.
Learn how Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers can prevent, detect, and report health care fraud and abuse.  Join Zoom Meeting: https://bit.ly/MedPatrol Meeting ID: 988 0306 6440 Passcode: 973674 One tap mobile +13017158592# US (Washington DC)
yoga with carol

Wednesday Yoga

Library Takeout

12 p.m.
Take a midday break to breathe, stretch and reset with 30 minutes of gentle yoga from our friends at Yoga District. Join the live virtual class Wednesdays at noon on the DC Public Library Facebook page. A range of options will be provided for participants of all fitness levels

Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Schedule your Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session appointment at bit.ly/labsclasses. Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session appointments are individualized do-it-yourself (DIY) appointments. Completing a Labs Participant Release Form and a short orientation at the beginning of your appointment is required. A photo ID is required to complete the Labs Participant Release Form, and a library card is required to book a Memory Lab session appointment.
Bookworm Bookmarks

Bookworm Bookmarks

Southwest Library

3:30 p.m.
Get a little lonely when you read? Fear not, the bookworm bookmark fair has arrived! Stop by Southwest Library to design and create your own reading buddy, the bookworm bookmark. All materials supplied.
Summer in white, Challenge in green and DC Public Library in white text above the text Read 20

Summer Challenge: Family Learning at the Library in July

Library Takeout

4 p.m.
Tune in to DC Public Library's YouTube channel or Facebook Live channel (as noted) for fun Summer Challenge live events and videos. Programs and content will cover themes related to STEM/STEAM, history, culture and so much more. These summer programs are recommended for school-aged children and their families.
Certiport Exams from Home

Certiport Exams from Home: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exams

Computer Classes

5 p.m.
If you need to get Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certified, the DC Public Library, in partnership with the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), is pleased to offer Certiport’s Exams from Home Service. This remote testing solution allows you to take the 2016 or 2019 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam from the convenience and safety of your own home or office, and it is FREE to you through our partnership with OSSE.

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Word "Read" above image of parent owl reading to baby owl in crib

Virtual Story Time

Library Takeout

10:30 a.m.
Grab your shakers, bells or anything that makes a fun noise and join the Library on Facebook Live for Virtual Story Time at facebook.com/dclibrary. Follow the Library's Facebook page to receive notifications when Facebook Live programs start.  Recommended for children birth to 5 and their grownups.
Poster Detail from the Summer of Sci-Fi Book Display

Summer of Sci-Fi Book Display

West End Library

12 p.m.
Make this your Summer of Sci-Fi at the West End Neighborhood Library. Staff have selected a number of mind expanding titles for your exploration and enjoyment, Items on display now through Labor Day weekend: SUMMER OF SCI-FI, by Brandon Minson   Fancy a Techno-horror thrill?  Prefer a Techno-thriller chill? Bewildered by the Multiverse?  Might a Space Opera reveal the secrets of the universe?
Chevy Chase Garden

Summer Programs at Chevy Chase Library

Chevy Chase Library

12:30 p.m.
Join us at Chevy Chase Library for Summer Outdoor Programs! July 22 -  Surprise Craft! July 29 - Water balloon fun. Let's have fun and games with water balloons!
hearts and crafts

Tie Dye in July

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

1 p.m.
Are you interested in creating your own tie-dye t-shirt? It's making a major come back in fashion. The great thing about this trend is that it's easy and fun. Come join us to create your very own tie-dye t-shirt! This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Certiport Exams from Home

Certiport Exams from Home: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exams

Computer Classes

1 p.m.
If you need to get Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certified, the DC Public Library, in partnership with the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), is pleased to offer Certiport’s Exams from Home Service. This remote testing solution allows you to take the 2016 or 2019 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam from the convenience and safety of your own home or office, and it is FREE to you through our partnership with OSSE.

Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Schedule your Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session appointment at bit.ly/labsclasses. Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session appointments are individualized do-it-yourself (DIY) appointments. Completing a Labs Participant Release Form and a short orientation at the beginning of your appointment is required. A photo ID is required to complete the Labs Participant Release Form, and a library card is required to book a Memory Lab session appointment.
Keyboarding

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic - Walk-In Access

Computer Classes

2 p.m.
 ​In this 1.5-hour session, you will engage in self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons to improve your typing and keyboarding skills. These skills will help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served walk-in basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: M. Rivera MLK Jr. Memorial Library Adult Learning Department 901 G Street, NW
Certiport Exams from Home

Certiport Exams from Home: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exams

Computer Classes

3 p.m.
If you need to get Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certified, the DC Public Library, in partnership with the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), is pleased to offer Certiport’s Exams from Home Service. This remote testing solution allows you to take the 2016 or 2019 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam from the convenience and safety of your own home or office, and it is FREE to you through our partnership with OSSE.
Summer in white, Challenge in green and DC Public Library in white text above the text Read 20

Summer Challenge: Family Learning at the Library in July

Library Takeout

4 p.m.
Tune in to DC Public Library's YouTube channel or Facebook Live channel (as noted) for fun Summer Challenge live events and videos. Programs and content will cover themes related to STEM/STEAM, history, culture and so much more. These summer programs are recommended for school-aged children and their families.
STEM fire snake activity

Summer Fun at Parklands-Turner - Fire Snake

Parklands-Turner Library

1 p.m.
See a fire snake in action and watch as it grows out of nowhere in this fun experiment! Although it looks magical, no magic is involved - it is all because of a chemical reaction.
sun with text reading summer at capitol view

Summer At Capitol View

Capitol View Library

4 p.m.
Throughout the summer, join us every Thursday at 4 p.m. outside and in front of the library for fun activities, programming, library resources and more!  While all of our outdoor activities are open to all ages, weekly programming will rotate through Adult, Teen, and Children / Family centered events.  Find the summer lineup below: 
Paletas

¿Qué puedes hacer con una paleta? What can you do with a Paleta?

Mt. Pleasant Library

4:30 p.m.
  La Biblioteca del Barrio Mt. Pleasant te invita a tomar un paseo alrededor de la biblioteca y a leer con nosotras ¿Qué puedes hacer con una paleta?  What can you do with a Paleta? Escrito por  Carmen Tafolla e ilustrado por Magaly Morales.  
Paletas

What can you do with a Paleta? ¿Qué puedes hacer con una paleta?

Mt. Pleasant Library

4:30 p.m.
The Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library is inviting you to take a walk around the Library and read with us What can you do with a Paleta? ¿Qué puedes hacer con una paleta?  by Carmen Tafolla and illustrated by Magaly Morales.   Join us on Thursday, July 29 at 4:30 pm to read the story and have a paleta. 
Word 2019

Word I Basics - Walk-In Access

Computer Classes

5 p.m.
In this 1.5-hour class, you will learn basic word-processing features in MS Word 2019 that can help you to create letters, résumés, faxes and other documents that are used to apply for jobs. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served walk-in basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: N. McNeal MLK Jr. Memorial Library Adult Learning Department 901 G Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 205-J
Child pilot aviator with wings of airplane dreams of traveling in summer at sunset

Thursday Evening Family Fun Outside

Woodridge Library

5 p.m.
Express Yourself Be Creative   Exercise your imagination with take home STEM projects:        Fly with books      - Create a flying machine        Build with books   - Design your own structure There will be books on the topic of flying and building to help your ideas flow. Let imagination cast a spell and flow... 
GED Ready Image

Take the GED Ready Practice Test

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5 p.m.
In order to take the Official GED Practice Exam in DC, you first have to take and get a certain score on the GED Ready Practice Test. The Adult Learning Department at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library is offering the GED Ready Practice Test for free on Tuesdays from 10:30am to 1:00pm and Thursdays from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. You may take one of the four subject tests per time slot on a walk-in basis. You must be at least 18. You must bring a picture ID with your address. You should arrive 15 minutes before the start time to sign in with staff. For more information, call 202-727-1616.