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Virtual Story Time

Monday, April 19, 2021, 10:30 am

Grab your shakers, bells or anything that makes a fun noise and join the Library on Facebook Live for Virtual Story Time at facebook.com/dclibrary. Follow the Library's Facebook page to receive Notifications when Facebook Live programs start.  Recommended for children birth to 5. 
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Books & Baseball

Monday, April 19, 2021, 5:00 pm

Exercise your brain and your body! Kids three to five years old are invited to enjoy a book read aloud with library staff and fun movement activities and baseball exercises with coaches from the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. This highly interactive program will be conducted via Webex.
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Virtual Trivia Night

Monday, April 19, 2021, 6:30 pm

Are you a walking encyclopedia? Missing your weekly trivia game? Come play #StayatHomeDCTrivia for your chance to win the crown!
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Virtual Story Time

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 10:30 am

Grab your shakers, bells or anything that makes a fun noise and join the Library on Facebook Live for Virtual Story Time at facebook.com/dclibrary. Follow the Library's Facebook page to receive Notifications when Facebook Live programs start.  Recommended for children birth to 5. 
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Tenants Rights Tuesdays

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 12:00 pm

Are you worried about your housing situation?  Wondering what will happen after the public health emergency?  Are you confused about what your landlord can and cannot do?  Attorneys from Neighborhood Legal Services Program will provide you with information about your rights as a tenant all the time and during the public health emergency.  We will also discuss what is happening at landlord tenant court during this time.
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Teen Tuesdays: April

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 4:00 pm

Virtual workshops by teens, for teens happen every Tuesday. Enjoy peer-to-peer learning opportunities over YouTube livestreams or Webex sessions. This month's schedule:  April 6 - Drawing Creatively (YouTube)  April 13 - Chess Club (WebEx)  April 20 - Education/Enrichment for D.C. Teens (WebEx)  April 20 (5 PM) - Black History Always with The Undefeated: Interview with Kelley Carter and H.E.R. (YouTube) April 27 - Cooking with Abby (YouTube) 
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Black Oscars: A Cinematic Discussion with Dr. Frederick Gooding

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 6:00 pm

Just in time for Oscars season, join DC Public Library for a discussion with Dr. Frederick Gooding Jr. about his new book Black Oscars: From Mammy to Minny, What the Academy Awards Tell Us about African Americans.
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Daughters of Jane

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 6:00 pm

The first in a series of yearlong celebrations of women authors and their influence. Starting this March, we will honor a new woman author, as we read and chat throughout the year about her work, as well the work of others who've been impacted by her. Daughters of Jane will cover the portrayal of women in Regency Romance, Victorian and Gothic literature on both sides of the Atlantic. We'll gather online to chat at 6 p.m. on every 3rd Tuesday.
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Queer Book Club - The Cabin at the End of the World

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 7:00 pm

Queer Book Club is a small but enthusiastic community that meets monthly to discuss queer-themed books spanning numerous genres. This month we’ll be meeting virtually to discuss The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay:

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