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Annual Haiku Contest

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Like writing haikus?Submit one for our contestMaybe you will win!See the blog post for details.

Prom Come True

Rosedale Library

(All day)
Help someone’s wish to go to prom come true!

Come Play Chess!

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

(All day)
Are you interested in playing Chess?We have chess sets available for use during normal operating hours. Come to the desk in Popular Services and pick one up!For beginners, advanced, or just curious players, the "game of kings" offers endless hours of fun and can be highly educational. All ages are welcome. 

Baby Lap Time

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
An early literacy lap-sit program that combines sharing stories, songs, rhythm activities and baby bounces. A short socialization playtime follows the books and music program.For ages birth to 12 months.

Tax Assistance

Petworth Library

10 a.m.
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is available free to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and older. Through a cadre of trained volunteers, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has helped low- to moderate-income individuals for more than 40 years in every state and the District of Columbia.Come and meet with a trained AARP tax aide provider today.Service available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Baby and Toddler Lap Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10 a.m.
Early literacy program for ages birth to 2 years.This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.

Spanish Story Time / Hora del Cuento

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Cuentos, Canciones, Bailes, y más para niños de 0-5 años y sus adultos.Por motivos de seguridad, existe un límite de 75 participantes para cada hora del cuento.

Tales for Twos and Threes

Deanwood Library

10 a.m.
We'll have some fun with tales for two- and three-year-olds!Featuring:storiescraftsaction rhymesand more!

Tax Assistance

Lamond-Riggs Library

10 a.m.
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is available free to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and older. Through a cadre of trained volunteers, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has helped low- to moderate-income individuals for more than 40 years in every state and the District of Columbia.Come and meet with a trained AARP tax aide provider today.Service available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Southeast Library

10 a.m.
Looking for a job? Staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities including: Resume review Creation of an email address Online applications Online job searches

Family Story Time (All Ages)

Palisades Library

10:30 a.m.
]Story time fun for the whole family! Come in and enjoy family-friendly stories, songs, movement and rhymes.  Click here to learn about what to expect at Story Time.

Preschool Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages of 3 to 5 years old.

Baby and Toddler Lap Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10:30 a.m.
Early literacy program for ages birth to 2 years.This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.

Step Into Career, Education, Vocation Online Resources

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10:30 a.m.
Are you stuck in a rut professionally and in need of a way to further your career or education? DCPL has your back!

Baby-Toddler Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

10:30 a.m.
An early literacy lap-sit program that combines sharing stories, songs, rhythm activities and baby bounces.A short socialization playtime follows the books and music program.For ages birth to 24 months.

Children's Movies

Deanwood Library

10:30 a.m.
After Friday story time, join us for weekly Scholastic Storybook Treasures for ages 3-7.

Preschool Story Time

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
This story time helps children with early language and literacy skills through reading stories, singing songs, learning new rhymes and honing visual literacy skills with the librarian.

Preschool Story Time

Southeast Library

11 a.m.
Story time for ages 2-5 years. Tickets are required for entry. Tickets are available upstairs in the Children's Room about 10 minutes before story time begins. Have a group? Please call ahead of time to make special arrangements.

Baby and Toddler Lap Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

11 a.m.
Early literacy program for ages birth to 2 years.This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.

Friday Matinee Movie!

West End Library

2 p.m.
Weekly movies are back! Come join us on Fridays to watch movies on the BIG screen!

Teen Time

Takoma Park Library

3:30 p.m.
Come hang out with other teens and do fun activities like crafts, scavenger hunts, karaoke and more!Something different every week.Recommended for tweens and teens ages 11-15.

Funny Friday

Southeast Library

4 p.m.
Listen to funny stories, play silly games, do outlandish activities, and check out what funny books and movies the library has in stock.Every first Friday at 4 p.m., there's something different going on in the basement program room, but it's always something funny, silly, ridiculous, or weird, and always for kids ages 5-10.

Friday Films

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Family Film and Story!Fridays at 4 p.m.Recommended for all ages.

Drawing Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

4 p.m.
Join us after school on Fridays where we will use books from our collection to sketch, copy, draw and create our own artwork, manga and comics. Recommended for children 8 to 12. 

STEAM Team

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Mathematics? Join us to design, construct, discover, create, and so much more! Ages 6-12.Please call 202-727-1278 if you have any questions.