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Monday, Nov. 27, 2017

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Yoga Mondays

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Stretch and relax at our free gentle yoga classes. Space is limited thirty (30) people and tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. The doors open at 10:15 a.m. and close promptly at 10:30 a.m. Please bring your own yoga mat.
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Southwest Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for fun songs, finger plays, baby bounces, and rhymes as we work together to develop early literacy skills. Designed for children ages birth to 2 years and their caregivers.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
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Petworth Playgroup

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Each Monday, we invite our youngest patrons and their caregivers to color, listen to music, play with Duplos, socialize and more! Supplies provided (but feel free to bring toys to share!). Playgroup meets in our 2nd floor Children's Room. Recommended for ages 4 and under. 
Keyboard

Computer Basics Class

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Come learn about computers from the certified trainers at the Petworth Neighborhood Library. Pop in to learn from scratch, learn new tricks, or even just sit-in for a refresher. 
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Anacostia Library

11 a.m.
These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays 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 engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
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Ribbon Interface Basics in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Computer Classes

11 a.m.
In this 1.5 hour training, you will explore and navigate the common and unique features of the Ribbon Interface in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: M. RiveraLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well.  Basic computer and mouse navigation skills. Your will learn to:
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Woodridge Library

11:15 a.m.
Get up and get moving at our Baby and 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.
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Woodridge Library

Get up and get moving at our Baby and 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.

Adobe Creative Suite Drop-In

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

1 p.m.
Reserve the library's Adobe Creative Suite laptop to work on an individual project, or learn how to use an Adobe CS program (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, and others). This SELF-GUIDED (DIY) session is 3 hours long and a government-issued ID will be required. Please note that you may lose your reservation if you are late to your session 15 minutes or more. Please visit https://www.dclibrary.org/labs/studio to register.
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Twitter Chat: #AsktheLabs

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

1 p.m.
Twice a month, staff from the Labs at DC Public Library take over the Twittersphere to answer your questions about makerspaces, video and audio production, and personal digital archiving in the library. You can prepare by reading up on the Labs and their offerings here, or send us photos of the awesome things you've made and learned in one of our spaces.  
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Baby Lap Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

1 p.m.
A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles, and bounces developmentally appropriate for children from birth to when they start walking.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them
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Play + Learn

Deanwood Library

1:30 p.m.
Join us for interactive play that incorporates early literacy development skills and beginner STEAM concepts.    Child + parent/guardian will bounce along to songs teaching colors, numbers, the alphabet and more in addition to playing, building, and exploring these concepts through hands on activities, toys, and games.   Play, take turns, make new friends and enjoy this playing + learning time together.   Recommended for babies and toddlers along with a parent or guardian
MS Excel 2013

Excel III Advanced

Computer Classes

1:30 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: H. WhiteLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.
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Baby Lap Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles, and bounces developmentally appropriate for children from birth to when they start walking.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.
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Marvelous Movie Monday: "High Fidelity" (2 p.m. film showing)

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Free film showing: High Fidelity. Starring John Cusack and based on the book High Fidelity by Nick Hornby. A record store owner and compulsive list maker recounts his top five break-ups, including the one in progress.  US, 2000, rated R, 1 hour 53 minutes. This film will be showing at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Toddler Art and Stories

Toddler Art and Stories

Georgetown Library

3:30 p.m.
Get up and get creative at our Toddler Art and Stories! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and art activities that  are designed to help develop your child’s language and motor skills. After storytime, your child will participate in a process-oriented art project to explore art materials and the world around them. Process-oriented art focuses on what can be learned from the act of making art rather than the product.
'My First Nutcracker' Book Cover

Reader's Theatre Features 'My First Nutcracker'

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers and actors! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, November 27 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.
Coloring Pencils

Cozy Coloring Club

Southeast Library

4 p.m.
Adults ages 16+ are encouraged to join us in front of our vintage fireplace for a therapeutic evening of coloring. Cozy Coloring Club will provide coloring pencils, a jumbo coloring page for extroverted group coloring as well as single coloring pages for a more individualized experience. Coloring club members are also encouraged to bring their own coloring books to share.
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Adult Learning Lab

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
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. 
The Lego Book

Lego Challenge!

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
Come build your best Lego creation!   Lego pieces are small. Ages 5 and older please.
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Family Story Time

Parklands-Turner Library

4 p.m.
Every Monday at 4 p.m., come to Parklands-Turner for a family story time! 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 children of any age and their accompanying adults.   These story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning by promoting your child's language and literacy skills. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively participate in the stories and activities during the program.   
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Young Builders Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

4 p.m.
Young builders are invited to explore their creativity through imaginative play. Including Legos, puzzles, or other STEM related activities, all are welcome. For children aged 5 or up and their parents/caregivers. 
Raisin in the sun

Teen Drama Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

4 p.m.
Express yourself!  Scream, cry and rant.  It’s all pretend, but it can be serious. It’s drama. Come check it out.

Reader's Theatre

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Bring stories to life by reading aloud from scripts created from children’s books. Recommended for readers in grades 2-4.  Parent participation is welcome and encouraged.
Art Lab for Kids

Arty Afternoons

Southwest Library

4:30 p.m.
Join us in the Children's Room for fun arts and crafts. For children ages 4-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
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Kids' Club: STEM Time!

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
Kids ages 5-12 are invited to participate in a STEM (science, engineering, technology, and math) activity each Monday afternoon. Come experiment, build, create, solve puzzles and more.
Wii controllers

Wii Game Night

Anacostia Library

5 p.m.
Join us every Monday night at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library to play Wii games. Ages 6 and up.  
Chewed up pencil with NaNoWriMo shield.

The Writer's Den: A NaNoWriMo Event

Southwest Library

5 p.m.
Drop into our pop-up writer's lounge for coffee, tea, and contemplation, held weekly on Mondays in November from 5-7 p.m. at your favorite neighborhood Library. Register for NaNoWriMo and get swag to keep you writing. Writing references, WiFi, and library staff will be available in for your convenience so that you can stack your pages towards your word count goal.
HTML 5

HTML 5

Computer Classes

5:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn the latest HTML standard (HTML 5) and how to engage its enhanced capability to deliver multimedia, graphics and other rich content in the creation of Web pages. 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: S. DodgeLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102