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6th Annual Moving Forward Together Secondary Transition Community Forum

This two day event will be held on Friday, October 24, 2014 and Saturday, October 25, 2014.
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6th Annual Moving Forward Together Secondary Transition Community Fair

All D.C. schools - DCPS, Charter, & Non-publics - serving D.C. students with IEPs, 504 Plans, and disabilities are invited to bring their students to this two-day event to prepare for the future and prepare for a successful transition into employment, post-secondary education, and independence. Activities scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday include: Performing arts session with music and dance Explore artistic and creative ways to express your unique strengths, needs and goals Interactive scavenger hunt with exhibitors
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Future of Family Biking: a Town Hall with WABA

Join WABA in kicking off a new initiative to get more families biking together. If your family already bikes, please come out to this townhall program and provide valuable input and support!   All ages.
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Parent/Caregiver Lecture Series

A share-and-tell to keep children engaged in reading. Including these topics: Nov. 18: Help Your Child Become a Reader Dec. 16: Read Aloud Workshop Jan. 20: Destination Library = Fun for All Feb. 17: You and Your Curious Child March 17: Think Green  
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Palisades Library Celebrates 50 Years at the V St NW Location!

Join us for Barefoot Puppets, Mark Greek from the Washingtoniana Room, the Sherier Mountain Boys, Palisades Community Band and more to commemorate our 50th anniversary on V Street NW!Library Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan along with Councilmember Mary Cheh, Friends of Palisades Library, and former Palisades librarians will share remarks beginning at 1:30 p.m.
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Barefoot Puppets Presents 'Little Red and the Gingerbread Man'

Barefoot Puppets presents two classic tales rolled into one! Join Little Red as she pursues a mischievous Gingerbread cookie through the woods to Grandma's house. Original music, snowy scenery, and everyone's favorite Big Bad Wolf make up this seasonal favorite for the entire family. Generously funded by the Friends of Palisades Library.
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Fire Prevention Story Time

Join us here at Capitol View for a Fire Prevention Story Time. D.C. Firefighters will read stories, explain how to prevent fires, dress up in their protective clothing and lots of other fun things. Preschoolers and school-age children are welcome. Hope to see you here!

Kids' Club

Join us for a different activity each week -- games, crafts, science experiments, and more!  Ages 5-12, in the basement program room.October activities:   Oct. 7 Wordless Book Creation Explore some exciting wordless books & make your very own wordless book to take home. Oct. 14 Improv & Storytelling Games
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My School DC EdFEST 2014

DC Public Library will be at the My School DC EdFEST 2014 to highlight the wide variety of library resources that support students and teachers. The EdFEST is a citywide public school fair, and a key opportunity to learn about the common school lottery process for 2015-2015, and the many schools are participating in the lottery. DC Public Library will be at the event all day, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.Location: DC Armory 2001 East Capitol Street SE


Stop by the children's floor to make fun Halloween crafts and go trick-or-treating in the library. We look forward to seeing you! This program is intended for children ages 3 and up. Please call 202-698-0183 with any questions or concerns.