For Seniors and beginners who need to be introduced to the world of computers, this is the class for you. In this hour and a half class, you will overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you familiar with the computer.
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.
Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well.
You will learn to:
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.
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a ballet dancer? Get answers to all your questions such as: what are pointe shoes, why do ballet dancers wear tutus and what does it take to become a professional dancer? Join us at for “Meet a Ballet Dancer” Lecture/Demonstration and meet two Washington Ballet dancers in person.
Recommended for children ages 2 & up, teens and families.
Are you ready to be creative? If so, join us as we explore different aspirations and adventures in Art on the Fly! During the program we want to inspire your confidence, while being creative. We will use different forms of art and craft techniques to bring out your creative side. Build and share new ways to bring out your own creativity. Don't forget to bring a friend! See you soon.
Recommended for teens.
Dance, sing & play instruments with your friends at the library! Move along to the beats during this dynamic and interactive program that builds early literacy skills.
Recommended for children and caregivers.
Are you interested in developing skills in constructive problem solving, organization and experimentation? LEGO construction is a great way to achieve this while having fun.
Bring your ideas or develop new ones when you get there. We have the LEGO blocks and are waiting to see what you create.
This program is recommended for children and families, and is free and open to the public.
Enjoy new and classic board games! Bring friends & family & challenge them to a game of Forbidden Island, The Resistance, Monopoly, Chess, Connect Four and more.
Recommended for children, teens, and families.
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.
Grant writing is often necessary for people that undertake community projects or engage in funding-required activities. Unless they're wealthy, many people must seek financial support from government, corporations or foundations. When and how should grant-seekers apply for funds?
In celebration of 2014 African American History Month, distinguished historian C.R. Gibbs will deliver a presentation at theCapitol View, Parklands-Turner and Francis Gregory neighborhood libraries in February, beginning at 7 p.m.
Safe neighborhoods represent a major concern for residents of the Metropolitan Police Department's (MPD) Sixth District. Among the seven police districts, as reported in MPD’s Crime Totals by Districts, the Sixth District has one of the highest number of homicides.