04/09/2014

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Prom Come True

Rosedale Library

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

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.

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. 

Read a Poem & Win a Prize!

Palisades Library

(All day)
Sign up to read a poem aloud at Poem in Your Pocket Night, and win a prize!

Pre-School Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 2-5, with their caregivers.For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.

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 2:30 p.m.

Tales for Twos and Threes

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
Children will hear short stories, sing, do fingerplays, and dance and move to popular songs. 

Toddler Story Time

Chevy Chase Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs and so much more. For children ages 2-4 and their caregivers.Space limited to 60 people.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Northwest One Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs and flannel boards for children ages 0-3.Daycare groups and individuals with children are welcome.

Tax Assistance

Southwest 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 2:30 p.m.

Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Southeast Library

10 a.m.
Baby/toddler lap times are story times geared for babies ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers. Free tickets are required for entry, and can be obtained 10 minutes before the start of the program in the upstairs reading room. Have a group? Please call ahead of time to make special arrangements.

Preschool Story Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10 a.m.
Story time for ages 3-5 featuring picture books, storytelling and movement.This is also the open call for class and daycare groups.If your daycare cannot make this story time, please call 202-727-0971 to schedule a different time.  

Terrific Twos

Cleveland Park Library

10 a.m.
Books, music and rhymes for 2-year-olds.

Tax Assistance

Capitol View 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.

Preschool Story Time

Rosedale Library

10 a.m.
Stories, fingerplays, action rhymes, and singing and music for preschoolers!A story time geared towards children ages 3-5.

Microsoft Excel 2010

Anacostia Library

10 a.m.
Students learn Microsoft Excel 2010, as well as job readiness skills. This two-hour class meets twice a week for four weeks.  PLEASE NOTE: There will be a break around the Emancipation Day holiday.Prerequisite: PC for Beginners 1 & 2 or successful completion of placement test. Pre-registration is required.To register for classes, please call Byte Back at (202) 529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.  

Story Time Adventures

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

10:15 a.m.
Come explore the world and new ideas through reading stories, movies, arts and crafts.Story time is held in the Children's Area Story Room.  All programs are free and open to the public.

Jazzing with the Kids

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

10:15 a.m.
In celebration of Jazz month, join our jazz-themed story time.Ages 2-5 are invited to attend.This program is free and open to the public.If you have an musical talent, please bring your instrument with you.

Story Time Adventures

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

10:15 a.m.
Come explore the world and new ideas through reading stories, movies, arts and/or crafts.All programs are free and open to the public for children ages 2-5 with an adult(s).

Bilingual Story Time!

Takoma Park Library

10:30 a.m.
Let's read books together! Spanish books and English books with Spanish vocabulary.Perfect for children learning Spanish OR English!Ages 2-5 and caregivers. 

Preschool Story Time

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

10:30 a.m.
Each weekly program will include songs, fingerplays, action rhymes and picture books. Occasionally, we also hope to have instruments, flannel board stories and puppets.  Groups are welcome. Ages 3-5.

Preschool Story Time

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Please join us for stories, songs, movement, and rhymes.This program is for children age 3-5 and their caregivers.Groups, please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time.

Preschool Story Time

Lamond-Riggs Library

10:30 a.m.
Foster the love of reading and life long learning through the library's weekly Wednesday story times.This Preschool Story Time is designed for children up to 5 years old (and their parents and caregivers), to deliver the pre-literacy and early literacy skills that will prepare children to successfully learn to read once they enter school.

Preschool Storytime

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for our weekly preschool storytime!Appropriate for ages 3-5.

Preschool Story Time (Ages 1-5)

Palisades Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes selected especially for ages 1-5, when children are first beginning to learn the framework for reading.Click here to learn about what to expect at Story Time.

Preschool Story Time

Anacostia Library

10:30 a.m.
Stories, songs and rhymes for ages 3-5.If you are interested in scheduling a class visit for a separate story time, please call the library at 202-698-1959.

Preschool Story Time

Woodridge Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time recommended for children in preschool (ages 3 - 5).Come read stories, sing songs, and play with us! A program designed to encourage literacy in young children.Please call the library if you plan on bringing a large group.

Preschool Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

10:30 a.m.
This movement-based story time includes reading stories, singing familiar songs as well as learning new rhymes and songs with the librarian.For ages 3-5.

Baby Time

Georgetown Library

10:30 a.m.
Stories, songs and fun for young ones.Please note that 10:30 a.m. Baby Time will be ticketed to a maximum of 60 people. Tickets are available for free at the Children's Desk, starting at 9:30 a.m.The second Baby Time at 11:00 a.m. will be the same program but will be open admission.

Preschool Story Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time for ages 3-5 featuring picture books, storytelling, and movement.This is also the open call for class and daycare groups. If your daycare cannot make this story time, please call 202-717-0971 to schedule a different time.