04/17/2014

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Talking Book Club

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

(All day)
The Talking Book Club meets at 11 a.m. the third Thursday of each month in Room 215.See the daily calendar for MLK Library for information about specific titles for upcoming meetings.Brown bag lunches welcome; we provide coffee, tea and cold water. 

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Horror Film Series

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

(All day)
Please join us while we kick off our 2014 horror movie series at the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library!

Jim Henson Movie Marathon

Tenley-Friendship Library

(All day)
Join the Tenley staff as we show four of Jim Henson's movies.Two of the films will feature his Muppet characters and the other two will feature characters originating in his Creature Shop.

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. 

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.
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Job Seekers Drop-In and Legal Clinic

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
Are you a job seeker in need of assistance with your job search process?  Are you a job seeker or a recently hired employee?  Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job?  Then please attend the Job Seekers Drop-In and Legal Clinic, sponsored by the DC Public Library and the Neighborhood Legal Services Program, where you will be able to accomplish job search tasks and address any job seeking issues that can be legally resolved. Both Drop-In and Legal Clinic services are conducted in the Computer Lab, Room 311, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Wonderful Ones

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
An interactive story time to encourage early literacy skills for one-year-old children through stories, songs and rhymes.Ages 12 - 24 months.

Tales For Twos and Threes

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
Children will hear short stories, sing, do fingerplays, and dance and move to popular songs. Ages 2-3.

Do You Want To Shoot A Movie?

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
Do you want to shoot a movie?Here's your chance!Join us at the MLK Library Teen Space during Spring Break for our Video Production Workshop.Learn how to:Write a scriptShoot a movie, andEdit your filmThe last day of the class will be a screening of the finished movies, and you can invite your friends to come and see your finished product.

Office Software Workshops

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

1 p.m.
This series introduces basic office programs used to create and share documents, spreadsheets and presentations.   Week 1: Intro to Microsoft WordWeek 2: Intro to Microsoft ExcelWeek 3: Intro to Microsoft PowerPointWeek 4: Intro to Google Drive

Job Seekers Program

Southwest Library

1 p.m.
Stop by the library in person or call 202-724-4298 to schedule an appointment 1-7 p.m.Help with resumes, cover letters, application forms, and other aspects of the job search process.

Baby Lap Time

Cleveland Park Library

1:30 p.m.
A time of stories, songs, and rhymes designed to foster early literacy in infants.For children ages 0-12 months.Space is limited, please call 202-282-3073 to register.

Easter Crafternoon

Capitol View Library

2 p.m.
Join us for a day of Easter crafts.

Music Time

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
The rhythm and rhyme of reading. Recommended for ages birth to 5.

Games Galore

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

2 p.m.
We are taking it back to when board games were fun. The Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library wants to share our love for board games with you.Ages 5-12.This program is free and open to the public

Spring Break Movies at Deanwood

Deanwood Library

2 p.m.
 During your spring break, come view new children's movie releases at Deanwood. For ages 5-12.

Spring Break Fun: Part Two

Southwest Library

2 p.m.
Join us in the children's room for some fun activities during Spring Break!On Thursday and Friday, we will explore fun ways to learn computer programming concepts by creating computer programs of our own and participate in group activities.Appropriate for ages 8 to 12. 

Story Break

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
Slow your busy afternoon down with a stop at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for a story break for kids.A short story time: a couple books, a couple songs. A nice break!  

Teen Cafe

Tenley-Friendship Library

3 p.m.
Need a place to sit and chat with friends, play games, or just chill? Come to the teen café at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library. Use the library's Large Conference Room as a group study room, game space, lounge, and coffee shop!Some board and card games are available!Craft activities, trivia tournaments, video games, and other activities will be available on a rotating basis.

Game On! Teen Game Time

Palisades Library

3 p.m.
Want to beat your friends at your favorite games?Team up to conquer the world?

Homework Help

Georgetown Library

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

Wii Jueves

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Challenge your friends with FIFA Soccer, improve your tennis and bowling games with Wii Sports and travel the galaxy with LEGO Star Wars.Join us for these games and many more in the Children's Room.Recommended for ages 5-12.

Wii Tournament

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Compete against your buddies during a special edition of Wii Jueves! We'll be hosting a Wii tournament in the Children's Room to see who is the Mt. Pleasant Spring Break Wii Champion!This tournament is recommended for children ages 5-12.

Crafty Thursday

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

4 p.m.
Join us at Bellevue Library every Thursday for a fun craft time!This program is for ages 5 and older.

Easter BINGO

Capitol View Library

4 p.m.
Get ready to mark those cards, Easter BINGO is here!  

French Storytime

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Storytime in French for children of all ages and skill levels.

Teen Wii Game Night

Lamond-Riggs Library

4:30 p.m.
Love games? So do we!Challenge yourself to entertaining and exciting games against your peers with board games, Wii, PS2 and more!Game nights are every Thursday at 4:30 p.m!

Teen Wii Game Night

Lamond-Riggs Library

4:30 p.m.
Love games? So do we!Challenge yourself to entertaining and exciting games against your peers with board games, Wii, PS2 and more!Game nights are every Thursday!

Under the Sea with Andrew Wilson

Capitol View Library

4:30 p.m.
Learn about aquatic life as a professional marine biologist presents live sea animals! The presentation will highlight the different animals and go over the importance of conservation for the health of all sea creatures. Children will leave knowing the importance of conservation and gain suggested actions they can take to help preserve the marine environment.  Ages 7-13