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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. 

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.

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!

National Library Week: Bookmark Contest Kick-Off

Woodridge Library

(All day)
April 13th - 19th is 2014 National Library Week 2014 and we here at Woodridge are celebrating by hosting a bookmark design contest for kids (5-12) and teens (13-18).

Tax Assistance

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

1 p.m.
From Feb. 1 through April 15, you can meet with a qualified tax aide from Community Tax Aid who can help answer your questions and prepare your 2013 filing.  Program is limited to individuals with less than $35,000 in income (taxable and non-taxable) and Families with less than $52,000 in income (taxable and non-taxable).Tax sessions at MLK are available:Mondays-Wednesdays, 4:30-8 p.m.Thursdays, 1:30-4:30 p.m.Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.Sundays, 1-4 p.m.Rooms A-9 and A-10.

Super Sunday Fun-Day

Chevy Chase Library

1 p.m.
Come play with us! We will provide classic board and card games, as well as Duplo blocks!All day Sunday (1-5 p.m.) in the Children’s Room. 

Staying Connected Workshops

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

1 p.m.
This series introduces technologies that keep us connected to family, friends, the news, the D.C. community and the educational resources available online. Week 1: Intro to Facebook and TwitterWeek 2: DC OnlineWeek 3: Intro to Google ToolsWeek 4: Intro to Online LearningFor all workshops, students can sign up by either registering ahead of time with Byte Back (202-529-3395) or by showing up at the workshop the day it is scheduled. Registration is first come, first served.

Annual Spring Book Sale

Cleveland Park Library

1:30 p.m.
If you didn't get to come Saturday, you haven't missed the Friends of the Cleveland Park Library Annual Spring Book Sale. There will still be a large selection, great finds, and, as always, great buys available on Sunday.

I Made It Myself

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

2 p.m.
All ages arts and crafts.

Karaoke Kids!

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Come sing with us! It'll be a karaoke extravaganza!All ages (0-12) welcome. Join us as we sing classic children's songs... and some new favorites too!MLK Children's Room, Room 200For more information, please call 202-727-1248.

Friends Book Sale and Membership Drive

Capitol View Library

2 p.m.
Help Capital View Library celebrate National Library Week with the Friends of the Library Book Sale and Membership Drive.Find some old favorites, discover new wonders, and learn how you can support the library.

Family Funday Sunday

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
A variety of family friendly programs that may include dance, music, movement, movies, sign language and much more.Recommended for ages 0-12.

Scavenger Hunt

Capitol View Library

2 p.m.
Follow the clues to find the prize!Join us at Capital View for a Library Scavenger Hunt in honor of National Library Week!

DC Bass Choir Musical Performance

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Join us for a special performance

Crafts & Coloring

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Sunday afternoons are for crafts and coloring at Francis Gregory library. Come in and make something to take home - craft, sketch, color, draw or paint!

Sunday Movies at Deanwood

Deanwood Library

2 p.m.
Come spend a Sunday afternoon at the library and watch family movies.For ages 5-12.

Squishy Ball Craft

Palisades Library

2:30 p.m.
Feeling stressed? Maybe you just like to squeeze things!Come to Palisades and make your very own squishy ball. Squeeze it when you're feeling stressed or when you're feeling bored!Recommended age is 7 years and older.

Anime Sunday

Lamond-Riggs Library

3 p.m.
Are you ready for Anime Sunday?Get caught up with your favorite anime! Watch the shows, read the manga and play the games!Show off your knowledge with trivia or demonstrate your drawing skills.Or feel free to drop in for one of our special movie showings and visit our manga collections. 

Board Game Afternoon

Northwest One Library

3 p.m.
Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!For kids 10 and older.

Afternoon Asanas

Petworth Library

3 p.m.
Relax, relate and release as you tone and stretch while practicing yoga using chairs.This program is especially tailored to adults aged 50+ and persons with limited mobility who have doctor consent. All participants are required to sign a liability waiver on their first day of attendance.Mark your calendars... we will meet thereafter every second and fourth Sunday! Please call 202-243-1187 or stop by to register.

Zumba Kids

Capitol View Library

3:30 p.m.
All we need is a beat!!Zumba Kids is the perfect combination of fun and fitness. Join us as we dance to great music with easy to follow kid-friendly moves.Ages 4-13.