Southwest
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Baby and Toddler Storytime

Monday, June 26, 2017, 10:30 am

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two 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 engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.   Questions? Please call 202-724-4691.
Art Lab for Kids

Arty Afternoons

Monday, June 26, 2017, 4:30 pm

Join us in the Children's Room for fun arts and crafts. For children ages 4-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
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Color Club

Monday, June 26, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join us in the Children's Room to relax and color. Coloring pages and special markers, gel pens, and colored pencils will be provided. For children of all ages. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
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Zumba

Monday, June 26, 2017, 7:30 pm

Come join the party! Instructor Roshaunda Jenkins will lead this one-hour fitness and dance workout -- all fitness levels welcome. The class is free and no registration is required. Dance your way to fitness!
The LEGO Book

LEGO Club

Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 4:30 pm

Children ages 4-12 are invited to design, create, and build structures with LEGO bricks.  For children ages 4-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
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Adobe Creative Suite Drop in @ Southwest Library

Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 10:00 am

Adobe Creative Suite is now available at Southwest Library. Reserve the library's Adobe Creative Suite laptop to work on an individual project or to learn how to use an Adobe CS  program (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, and others). This DIY session is 3 hours long and your valid government-issued ID will be required. Please note that you may lose your reservation if you arrive more than 15 minutes late.

#brownbagdc Book Chat

Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 12:00 pm

Join the conversation!  This Twitter book club meets every Wednesday of the month at lunchtime to compare notes with library staffers on what you're currently reading.  Love it or hate it, we want to know. The meetings are held from 12 noon until 1 p.m at #brownbagdc@dcpl #brownbagdc is run by staff based out of the Mt. Pleasant and Tenley-Friendship libraries.
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Preserving Your Family History: Genealogy 101

Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 1:00 pm

With the success of Henry Louis Gates' "Finding Your Roots" and the television series "Who Do You Think You Are?",  Americans have become fascinated with finding out where they come from.  The landscape for exploring your roots has changed with technology, and learning about your family's history is now at your fingertips. Join us for this beginner's workshop in genealogical research.
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Wii Club

Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 4:30 pm

Join us in the Children's Room to play Wii games. For children ages 6-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Meditation for Dummies

Meditation for Stress Reduction

Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join meditation instructor David Newcomb as he teaches simple meditation practices that can be used to reduce stress in everyday life.

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