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Saturday, Aug. 18, 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.  
Yoga

Yoga at the Library

Anacostia Library

10 a.m.
Get your summer off to a mindful start with free yoga classes at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library. No matter your level of experience, join us every other Saturday morning for a 60-minute Vinyasa yoga flow that includes restorative meditation and Pranayama breathing. The session is enhanced by a soulful and rhythmic playlist. For more information, please call: (202) 715-7707.  
Signs for the alphabet in ASL

Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginner Level

Northeast Library

10 a.m.
Join us in this beginner's level class, which covers 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. The class is free. No need to register. Questions? Contact Janice Rosen via 202-559-5368 or email.
MS Excel 2013

Excel II Intermediate

Computer Classes

10 a.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: C. Myers Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
LEGO

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.  
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. .
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.  
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.
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.

Fancy Family Story Time

Woodridge Library

10:30 a.m.
You are cordially invited to a very special Fancy Family Story Time. It will be a morning of sophisticated stories and dignified songs, followed by a delightful craft. Fancy dress is encouraged, but all attire is welcome.
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.
Family Story Time Image

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.
Kids Container Gardening

Garden Club

Southwest Library

10:30 a.m.
Children ages 4-12 are invited to join us in the Children's Room for hands-on gardening fun. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
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

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. .  
Signs for the alphabet in ASL

Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Intermediate Level

Northeast Library

11 a.m.
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 Questions? Contact Janice Rosen via phone (202-559-5368) or email.
ASL LOGO

American Sign Language Summer Session

Francis A. Gregory Library

11 a.m.
Join us in learning American Sign Language (ASL). Learn basic fundamentals such as the alphabet, numbers, finger spelling and vocabulary words. During Summer Session 2018, classes will be held on Saturdays July 7th, July 21st, August 4th, August 18th and August 25th. 11 am - 1:30 pm   
ASL

American Sign Language

Francis A. Gregory Library

11 a.m.
Join us in learning American Sign Language (ASL). Learn basic fundamentals: alphabet, numbers, finger spelling and vocabulary words.                                       
Yoga

Summer Challenge Yoga

Anacostia Library

11 a.m.
This summer, join us for free yoga at the library with Om Shanti Yoga—60-minute Vinyasa Yoga flow that includes restorative meditation and Pranayama breathing. Class is suitable for all levels and includes a soulful rhythmic playlist.   
Keys to a new home.

First-Time Homebuyer's Credit Seminar

Mt. Pleasant Library

11 a.m.
Tired of renting? Want to buy your own home? Don't know how to get approved for credit? We can help!  University Legal Services is funded by the District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development. The session will be presented in English and in Spanish. Basic information sessions for first-time home buyers are also given monthly.
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.

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.
lego clipart

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. 
Go Go Live at the Capital Centre; The Nine Lives of Marion Barry

Chuck Brown Day Movie Screening Doubleheader

Woodridge Library

12 p.m.
In recognition of Chuck Brown Day, Saturday, August 18, Woodridge Neighborhood Library will screen two films from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. One is a celebration of Go-go music and the other documents the life of Marion Barry, former Mayor of Washington, D.C.
MS Excel 2013

Excel III Advanced

Computer Classes

12:30 p.m.
In this two-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. Grogan Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
names 3d printed with keychains

Fab Lab Pop-Up: DIY 3D Keychains

Fab Lab Pop-Up at NoMa

1 p.m.
Fab Lab Pop- Up at NoMa, 1st and Pierce St, NE  Join us at Fab Lab NoMa and build your own 3D keychain. Visit bit.ly/labsclasses for registration. Registration is limited due to the hands-on nature of the class.  Children ages 6 - 12 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times.
Image of a circuit board

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.
Neighborhood Legal Services Program

Unlocking Employment: Job Seekers Legal Clinic

Woodridge Library

1 p.m.
Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job? Come to one of our Jobseeker Legal Clinics at the DC Public Library.
Friendship bracelets

Friendship Bracelet Weaving

West End Library

2 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of gimp and yarn bracelet making!
fake news graphic

Fighting Misinformation on Social Media

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Challenge yourself this summer and learn all about how to spot, report and combat "fake news," misinformation and disinformation on social media.