04/16/2014

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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. 

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!

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!

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

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 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.

Job Seekers Drop In Clinic

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

11 a.m.
The Job Seekers Clinic at Shepherd Park Library meets on Wednesdays, once a week, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

E-Books, Audiobooks, Music and More!

Deanwood Library

12 p.m.
Would you like to take advantage of all of the free digital materials that DC Public Library has to offer, but don’t know where to start? Our staff is here to help!We will gladly walk you through using your Nook, Kindle, iPad, smartphone, laptop or other electronic device to download books, movies, music and more.Come to the Deanwood Neighborhood Library between noon and 2 p.m. on Wednesdays, and if possible, bring your device with you.

Homework Help

Georgetown Library

5:30 p.m.
Homework help for teens will be provided in the Georgetown Library Teen Section twice a week beginning in March 2014! 

Teen Game Night

Francis A. Gregory Library

5:30 p.m.
Head to the Teen Space for board games and Wii games.Ages 13 - 19.

Homework Help

Georgetown Library

5:30 p.m.
Homework help for teens will be provided in the Georgetown Neighborhood Library Teen Department twice a week -- Wednesdays from 5:30 to 8 p.m. and on Thursdays from 3:30 to 6 p.m.

Continuing Meditation

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
Please join us for our Wednesday evening Jyothi meditation classes.Meditators from the Science of Spirituality Center - David Newcomb, Karin Silverman and others - will lead the sessions.

Pajama Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

7 p.m.
A family story time with books, songs, and rhymes before bed.For kids of all ages. 

Yoga for Adults and Teens

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
Namaste!Adults and teens are welcome to join our new yoga program on Tuesday evenings! The 60-minute class is geared toward beginners, but all are welcome to attend.Namaste!