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Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017
Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Time. This 20-30 minute program is full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. Tickets are required to attend this program. They are available at the Children’s Desk 60 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis.
These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
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. 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.
Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. Tickets required; available on a first come basis the morning of the program.
The Library is offering free 2013 Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams to people who first pass a Jasperactive™ Benchmark. Benchmarks are offered in Word Core, Word Expert, Excel Core, Excel Expert, PowerPoint Core, Access Core, and Outlook Core. Benchmarks are proctored and offered in the Computer Lab located at Library Express, 1990 K Street, NW. The Jasperactive™ Benchmark lasts 50 minutes. To sign up for one of three time slots to take the Benchmark on this date, click register below. Seats are limited to twelve (12) workstations per session.
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. Please call 202-698-0183 with questions. Story time takes place on the lower level.
Join our instructors for a free one-hour yoga class for all levels every Tuesday at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. The 11:30 a.m. class is suitable for yoga practitioners of all ages and skill levels. November class schedule: 11/14, 11/21, 11/28 December class schedule: 12/5, 12/12, 12/19 - no class on the 26th
Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level Tuesdays 12 – 1 p.m. September 12 - November 28, 2017 Bring your lunch and join us at Noon for weekly ASL classes in the Library Express large meeting room. This Beginning Level class will cover 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.
Around the World Book Club: "Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World" by Seth Siegel
Discuss Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World by Seth Siegel with the Around the World Book Club. Newcomers welcome. Discussion begins at 2 p.m. and ends by 3 p.m. in the library's meeting room on the 2nd floor.
Skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Assessments on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Tutoring on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m.
Join us for a different activity each week - games, crafts, science experiments, and more! Kids' Club provides a fun, yet often educational break from the school day. These activities are designed to encourage children to use their creativity and learn more about the world, as well as positively interact with other children their age.
Ever wonder what it's like to play hopscotch in the dark? Now you can find out! Join us for a phosphorescent Kids' Club full of glowing games, dancing and fun. This program is for elementary-school aged children (6-12) and takes place in the basement program room. Caretakers with children under 6 are asked to enjoy the library upstairs while siblings 6-12 participate in the activities designed for them. Children under 9 years old must have a caretaker in the building at all times.
Create a different project with us every week as we explore art, music, science, and technology. Dive into Maker and create projects such as mini robots, helicopter games, racing cars, airplanes, musical instruments, movies, computer programming games and more! Maker takes place every Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the children's space. Recommended for children ages 6 and up. Maker: noun A person or persons employing do-it-yourself (DIY) techniques to develop unique creations and inventions for useful purposes.
Trouble in class? Get free help today! A-Step (After School Tutoring & Enrichment Program) provides educators who are available to tutor students K-12 while addressing a variety of academic needs. Stop by after school and enhance your education.This program is Free and open to the public.
In this one-hour and 45 minute class, you will learn basic word-processing features that can help you to create letters, résumés, faxes and other documents that are used to apply for jobs. 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: M. RiveraLibrary Express
Please join us for Tech Talk Tuesday in room 103 of Library Express at 1990 K Street NW (entrance on 20th St. between I and K). This meet-up is an opportunity for assistive technology users to get together and share information on specific topics. If you need accommodation, including American Sign Language interpretation, please contact us at 202-727-2142 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Our accommodation statement is available online.
Every Tuesday at 6 p.m., please join us to share the fun of reading with your children ages 3 - 12 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. This 30-40 minute program is designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations, and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. This program is free and open to the public
An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.
Yoga Tuesdays with Me First Yoga & Beyond This 45 minute class will focus on the health benefits of yoga for health and wellness. Including: Improving flexibility, and proper breathing Improving blood circulation through the joints and tissues Increasing mobility Meditation to relieve stress, and lower blood pressure Please bring your own mats.
The Petworth Library holds writers workshop on alternating Tuesdays (Writer's Working) and Wednesdays (DC Writes). To inquire about the workshops, please send an email to email@example.com or call 202-243-1187.
DC Public Library Georgetown branch and the Washington English Center present evening English conversation classes. Come practice your English conversation skills, talk about ideas and events, and make new friends. The facilitator will start us off with a topic but bring your own for the group to discuss. Catharin Dalpino has taught English as a second language for several years. For more information, please call 202-727-0232