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Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020

Dominicana book cover, image of red building with blue windows and woman with fan blowing a white curtain

Las Comadres Book Club

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Are you interested in reading more literature by Latina and Latino authors? Las Comadres Book Club meets monthly at the Mt. Pleasant Library's Lower Level Conference Room to discuss Latina literature.

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020

Anna and the French Kiss, by Stephanie Perkins

February Teen Book Club

Cleveland Park Library

1 p.m.
Anna is happy with her life in Atlanta. Atlanta has her awesome best friend Bridget, her adorable little brother and the cute boy she has a crush on. Unfortunately, her absent and yet somehow overbearing father has decided that she needs to go to a fancy boarding school in Paris, France. There, Anna makes a bunch of great friends, and meets an intriguing boy who is more beautiful than anyone has the right to be.
michelle kim

Winter Concert, Conversation and Lunch Series

Georgetown Library

1:30 p.m.
The Winter Concert, Conversation and Lunch Series creates opportunities for the community to enjoy music from professional musicians who will give a brief introduction to their musical journey before presenting a half-hour concert.   A facilitated discussion in small groups, over free lunch, will follow. Please register by emailing georgetownlibrary@dc.gov or calling 202-727-0232.  
Harriet Film Poster

Join At-Large Councilmember Elissa Silverman for Harriet Film Screening

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

2 p.m.
At-Large Councilmember Elissa Silverman invites you to celebrate Black History Month and join her at Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Neighborhood Library on Sunday, Feb. 23, at 2 p.m.
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Suppressed: The Fight to Vote

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Celebrate Black History Month at DC Public Library! Come join us for a screening of the documentary Suppressed: The Fight to Vote, a film by Robert Greenwald. The film focuses on the rampant voter suppression that affected the outcome of the 2018 midterm elections in Georgia, and stars Stacey Abrams as the documentary's point of focus.
Board Games

Game Day

Capitol View Library

2 p.m.
Enjoy new and classic board games!  Bring friends and family, and challenge them to a game of Forbidden Island, The Resistance, Monopoly, Chess, Connect Four and more.   Recommended for children, teens, and families. 
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I Made It Myself

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

2 p.m.
Join us for simple arts and crafts. Recommended for children ages 2-8.  
Coretta Scott King Medal

Mock Coretta Scott King Awards

Takoma Park Library

3 p.m.
Celebrate Black History Month through picture books. Together, we'll read some of the last 51 years of Coretta Scott King Award winning books at 3 p.m. Before and after story time, a wide variety of Coretta Scott King Award winners will be available for kids and families to read and discuss together and with us, and before you leave make sure you vote on your favorites. Our "winning" books will be revealed in a Best of the Best display!
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#bookish: A Sunday Afternoon Book Club

Woodridge Library

3 p.m.
Looking for a Sunday kind of book love? Welcome to #bookish, Woodridge Library's Sunday afternoon book club! Read your way around the world and earn badges. New members get a thank you gift while supplies last. We gather in person on the 4th Sunday of most months at 3 p.m. to share tea and good company. To join the group, a reader simply has to attend one meeting. For more information, or to find out what we're reading this month, call Woodridge Library at 202-741-0801 or 202-541-6226.  
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Tales with Tails

Cleveland Park Library

3 p.m.
Share your favorite tale with a P.A.L. dog. Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library and People.Animals.Love are inviting children ages 4-12 to read aloud to a certified therapy P.A.L. dog. Children under the age of 9 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Monday, Feb. 24, 2020

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Adobe Sessions at Woodridge Library

Woodridge Library

(All day)
Adobe Sessions are self-guided sessions for experienced users. Want to learn more about Adobe design? Visit https://www.dclibrary.org/lynda for lessons. Have you been trying to get your hands on Adobe design software without success? Now you can book sessions at the library!
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This is My Story: Memoir Writing at the Petworth Writers' Workshops

Petworth Library

9:30 a.m.
Come join us at Petworth Library for our new writing program, This is My Story. Have you ever wanted to write a memoir? Is there something you've always wanted to say, but are afraid to say it? Join us as we explore the craft of writing memoirs and learn from other memoir writers the best way to take from our own memories—our own stories—and put them to paper.
ESL GEO

Morning English Conversation Group

Georgetown Library

10 a.m.
English Conversation Groups are a great way to practice English speaking with like-minded English language learners. The biggest advantage here as opposed to a traditional English school is that learners get to practice speaking in an informal, relaxed environment. Facilitated by trained volunteer tutors from the Washington English Center, you will gain practice in vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar in a fun, comfortableand safe environment.  Join the group on any Monday or Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m.  
Free Tax Help

Tax Assistance

Capitol View 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 2019 income tax filing. Tax assistance will take place from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit our tax page.
Baby/Toddler

Baby and Toddler Story Time (Registration Required)

Northeast Library

10 a.m.
Advance registration is required for this story time.  Please see below for more information.
Sing Talk and Read DC

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Rosedale Library

10 a.m.
These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 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. 
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

West End Library

10 a.m.
These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 years old. Baby and Toddler Story Time features more activity and movement than the Lap Time program. Children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. West End Library Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment.  
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Woodridge Library

10:15 a.m.
Get up and get moving at our Baby and Toddler Story Times. These 20-to-30-minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18 to 36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children.
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

10:30 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.
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Toddler Story Time

Palisades Library

10:30 a.m.
These 20 to 30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities designed to help develop your child’s language skills and a love for books. It is a great time for very young children to socialize with others and be prepared to start school. Children ages 18-36 months are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities, and their grownups are encouraged to participate in the program along with the children.      
Baby and Toddler Storytime Owls

Baby & Toddler Story Time at Politics & Prose at the Wharf

Southwest Library

10:30 a.m.
This story time will take place at the Politics & Prose at the Wharf, located at 70 District Square SW. 
Family Story Time

All Ages Story Time

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) 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. Ages 0-5 and caregivers.  
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DC Strings Workshop Concert Series

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

10:30 a.m.
Bellevue Library is proud to present a concert series by DC Strings Workshop. These local professional musicians will play music, talk about music theory and have a time for children to explore the instruments after the performances. There are four opportunities to enjoy; please join us! All ages are welcome. Monday, Feb. 24, 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 29, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept.  28, 10:30 a.m.    
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Job Seekers Clinic

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

10:30 a.m.
Looking for a job? Stop by our Job Seekers Clinic where staff can assist with a variety of job search activities including:   Creating an email account Building and typing a resume Conducting online job searches Completing online job applications *Please be advised all clients are required to take an online computer literacy assessment prior to receiving assistance*  
Family Yoga

Yoga Mondays

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for a relaxing and gentle yoga class for all levels of fitness and experience with yoga. Classes are limited to the first thirty (30) participants. Doors open at 10:15 a.m. and close promptly at 10:30 a.m.  Please bring your own yoga mat (other props such as straps and blocks are optional).  About the Instructors: Robin Glantz, Alexis Chen, and Alex-Marie McGuire, certified yoga teachers, bring free weekly yoga to our library.      
PreSchool Story Time Owl

Preschool Story Time

Cleveland Park Library

11 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.
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Woodridge Library

11:15 a.m.
Get up and get moving at our Baby and Toddler Story Times. These 20-to-30-minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities, and are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18 to 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

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Northeast Library

11:30 a.m.
These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 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.
Excel 2016

Excel II Intermediate

Computer Classes

11:30 a.m.
In this two-hour class, you will learn more features of the Microsoft Excel 2016 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: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
Free Tax Help

Tax Assistance

Petworth Library

12 p.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 2019 income tax filing. Tax assistance will take place from 12 - 4 p.m. You can sign up for assistance on the day or make an appointment via the AARP Tax Aide webpage.