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Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017

ASL alphabet

Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Northeast Library

10 a.m.
Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level Saturdays, November 4 - December 30, 2017, 10 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

LEGOs!

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.  
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, every day craft materials and more!    
MS Word 2013

Word II Intermediate

Computer Classes

10 a.m.
In this 2 hour class, you will learn more features of this word-processing software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.  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: L. TurnerLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Book Sale

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10 a.m.
Join the Friends of the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library for a book sale on the lower level. Hundreds of used books for sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the large meeting room. Proceeds help the Friends support library programs.
Meditation 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.
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ESL Conversation Circle

Tenley-Friendship Library

10 a.m.
Volunteers from the Washington English Center will 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.  

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 30-40 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

Family Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time fun for the entire family, this 30 minute story time 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

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes 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.
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Family Story Time

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes 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

Cleveland Park Library

10:30 a.m.
Located at our interim location (4340 Connecticut Ave NW) in the children's section!  Story time fun for the entire family, this 30 minute story time 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. 
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Family Story Time!

Woodridge Library

10:30 a.m.
Bring your family to the Woodridge Library on the third Saturday of each month for a Family Story Time! We will read, sing, and dance with our family and friends! Crafts/ activity will be provided at the end!   
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Northeast 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. Please call 202-698-0183 with any questions. Family Story Time takes place on the second floor. .  
Happy Thanksgiving text with a cornicopia

Family Fun for Everyone

Lamond-Riggs Library

11 a.m.
Get ready for Thanksgiving. Stop in to create a card for the holiday. As the holiday season approaches, it is a lovely time to reflect upon our blessings & share them with others.   All ages welcome. Materials will be supplied  
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Lego Club

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

11 a.m.
Open Lego Duplo block play time for children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers. 
Family Story Time Image

Family Story Time

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

11 a.m.
Story time fun for entire family, these 30-40 minutes 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.
MtP Friends logo

Saturday Book Sales

Mt. Pleasant Library

11 a.m.
Come by the library every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for weekly Friends of the Mt. Pleasant Library book sales. The Friends room is up on the 2nd floor across from the entrance to the Children's Room.   All ages
ASL alphabet

Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Intermediate Level

Northeast Library

11 a.m.
Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Intermediate Level Saturdays, November 4 - December 30, 2017, 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

Family Story Time

Southeast Library

11 a.m.
Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes 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.
Neighborhood Legal Services Program

Unlocking Employment Legal Clinic

Anacostia Library

11 a.m.
Meet one-on-one with a lawyer for free at the Anacostia Library ever third Saturday of the month between 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Lawyers can talk with you and give you legal information, advice, and referrals about the following issues:   Child custody Child support Sealing criminal records How to address criminal records during the job search (including help with "Ban the Box" complaints) Problems getting professional licenses Employment discrimination Unpaid wages
Owl Family

Family Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

11 a.m.
Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes 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.
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.
Image of a book on a parachute with the word "dig" underneath the book

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

Image of clip art dinosaur and dinosaur skull

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.