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After School Activities

Family Learning at DC Public Library

Thursday, January 28, 2021, 4:00 pm

Tune in to DC Public Library's Youtube every school day at 4 p.m. for fun and educational after-school live events and videos! Programs and content will cover themes related to STEM/STEAM, history, culture and so much more. These programs are recommended for school-aged children and teens and their families. 
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Virtual Story Time

Friday, January 29, 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. 
After School Activities

Family Learning at DC Public Library

Friday, January 29, 2021, 4:00 pm

Tune in to DC Public Library's Youtube every school day at 4 p.m. for fun and educational after-school live events and videos! Programs and content will cover themes related to STEM/STEAM, history, culture and so much more. These programs are recommended for school-aged children and teens and their families. 
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ESL Conversation Circles

Saturday, January 30, 2021, 10:00 am

Practice your English language skills as we discuss international affairs and comparative cultures in this high-intermediate-to-advanced level English as a second language conversation group. Join us virtually on Saturdays at 10 a.m. for the Tenley-Friendship Branch ESL Conversation Circle. The hour-and-a-half sessions are for non-native speakers of English ages 18 and older.
Sounds of the City Humanitini Events

Sounds of the City: a Humanitini Event in tribute to WPFW DJ, Rusty Hassan

Saturday, January 30, 2021, 7:00 pm

DC Legendary Musicians Inc., in collaboration with Humanities DC, WPFW-FM Pacifica, and the DC Public Library, celebrate the work of jazz historian and WPFW programmer, Rusty Hassan, with a virtual Humanitini event. Join the conversation with panelists Willard Jenkins, Davey Yarborough, Ron Holloway, and Blair Ruble. Music will be provided by Lenny Mclean and the On Kee Jazz Band.
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Virtual Story Time

Monday, February 1, 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 and Baseball

Monday, February 1, 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.
Virtual Book Club

The Audacious Books Read Along

Monday, February 1, 2021, 6:00 pm

The Audacious Books Read-along will meet on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. on Twitter using the hashtag #audaciousbooks. This is the DC Public Library companion to author Roxane Gay's new Audacious Book Club.  Please see the reading list below and we look forward to chatting with you. January: Black Futures by Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham
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Virtual Story Time

Tuesday, February 2, 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. 
Open Mic Night

Teen Tuesday: Open Mic Night

Tuesday, February 2, 2021, 4:00 pm

Poets between the ages of 13 - 19 are invited to perform works in celebration Black History Month. Sign up to perform live or submit a video by clicking here. Each accepted performer will have up to 6 minutes. You must fill out the photo release form here in order to participate. 

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