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Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019

Free Tax Help

Tax Assistance

Woodridge Library

10 a.m.
From Feb. 1 through April 15, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2018 income tax filing. Tax assistance will take place from 10 am - 2 pm.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit our tax page.
Legos

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 2-12 years old and their caregivers.  
ESL Conversation Circles

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. The group is seated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Free Tax Help

Tax Assistance

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10 a.m.
From Feb. 1 through April 18, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2018 income tax filing. Tax assistance will take place from 10 am - 2 pm.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit our tax page.
PC Basics Graphic 2

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
sign language

Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Northeast Library

10 a.m.
Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level  10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Free Tax Help

Tax Assistance

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

10 a.m.
From Feb. 1 through April 18, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2018 income tax filing.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit our tax page.
lego

Let's Build

Capitol View Library

10 a.m.
Are you interested in 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. .

Tax Assistance

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

10 a.m.
From Feb. 1 through April 18, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2017 income tax filing.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit our website.
Children Building Clip Art

Little Builders

West End Library

10 a.m.
Build, construct, and explore with blocks, DUPLOS, and LEGOs  
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

Southeast 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.
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.
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.
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.
Sun Ra

Family Storytime: Black History Month

Woodridge Library

10:30 a.m.
Bring the family for a story time celebrating the work and accomplishments of Black Americans. Stick around for a fun craft activity at the end!  
Owl art for Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
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.
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Northeast Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time fun for the entire family, these 20-to-30-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. No advanced registration required.
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 Image

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.
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. 
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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   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
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.
American Sign Language

ASL Winter-Spring Session

Francis A. Gregory Library

11 a.m.
Join us in learning American Sign Language (ASL). Learn the fundamentals: alphabet, numbers, finger spelling, and vocabulary words.  Classes will be held on Thursdays for beginners and Saturdays for intermediates.   
People Animals Love

Doggie Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

12 p.m.
Join dogs from People Animals Love (P.A.L.) for a special story hour on the third Saturday of each month featuring an opportunity for children to meet and read with dogs. P.A.L. story hours provide a great way for your budding reader to get some reading practice in with an attentive and patient audience. 
Washington Improv

Improv Classes with Washington Improv Theater

Deanwood Library

1 p.m.
Washington Improv Theater is dedicated to sharing the ideas and spirit of improv with all of DC. WIT’s free introductory Improv For All workshops are high-fun, low-stress classes designed to show you how improvisers create spontaneous, off-the-cuff theater. Our enthusiastic and friendly instructors work to make sure everyone is able to participate in a playful and trusting atmosphere. You don’t need theater experience. You don’t need to be a “funny person.” Just come in ready to have a good time.
Microsoft Imagine Academy

Microsoft Imagine Academy: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam (Registration Required)

Computer Classes

1 p.m.
The Library is offering free 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams to people who first pass a Jasperactive™ Benchmark.
Game On

Cancelled: Game On!

Tenley-Friendship Library

1 p.m.
This month's Game On! is cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience. We look forward to seeing you next month on March 16. 
Chess pieces on a chess board

Learn Chess

Deanwood Library

1 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. 

Improv Classes with Washington Improv Theater

Deanwood Library

1 p.m.
Washington Improv Theater is dedicated to sharing the ideas and spirit of improv with all of D.C. WIT’s free introductory Improv For All workshops are high-fun, low-stress classes designed to show you how improvisers create spontaneous, off-the-cuff theater. Our enthusiastic and friendly instructors work to make sure everyone is able to participate in a playful and trusting atmosphere. You don’t need theater experience. You don’t need to be a “funny person.” Just come in ready to have a good time.