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Mavis Beacon Typing Clinic

Monday, June 24, 2019, 2:00 pm

In this 1.5 hour session, you will engage in self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills, in order to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career.  Seats are limited to 10 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 10 workstations. Required skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Class Objectives:
Color My World

Color My World

Monday, June 24, 2019, 4:00 pm

Are you interested in sparking your imagination and expressing yourself? Color my World is just for you. Let your creativity shine by selecting coloring sheets or take a chance and design your own.  No matter what you choose, we're saving a spot just for you in the Children's Room. Recommended for ages 5-12. This program is free and open to the public.
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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Monday, June 24, 2019, 6:00 pm

Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level   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. Mondays, 6 – 8 p.m.
Pajama Storytime

Pajama Story Time

Monday, June 24, 2019, 7:00 pm

Story time fun for the entire family! Join us for an evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-to-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, this program is free and open to the public. Recommended for children and families.
It's Crochet Time

It's Crochet Time

Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 10:00 am

Got crochet needles? Come put them to work during our crochet lessons. Whether you are a beginner or experienced, this crochet circle is for you. You'll be able to receive expert instruction on creating beautiful pieces for yourself or others. All ages are welcome. This program is free and open to the public.
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PreSchool Story Time

Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 10:30 am

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.
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Make It!

Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 4:00 pm

Create a different project with us every week as we explore arts, crafts, music, science & technology. Dive into maker and create projects such as musical instruments, computer programming games, paper helicopters, balloon racing cars and more! June 4 - Kinetic Sand at Summer Challenge Kick-Off Party
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Community Meeting on Future of DC Libraries

Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 6:30 pm

DC Public Library is developing a Library Facilities Master Plan to help guide the next 10 years of planning for library services across the city. Make your voice heard to help us shape our future. Join your friends and neighbors for a community meeting to learn how the plan is beginning to take shape and provide your feedback. Can't make it to the meeting? Share your comments at community.feedback@dc.gov.
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Word Basics

Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 7:00 pm

Learn how to navigate the basic functions in Microsoft Word, including learning the document terms, features and functions. Seats are limited to 10 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive 30 minutes early to sign up for a seat at one of the 10 workstations.
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Baby and Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 10:30 am

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. 

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