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Last Day for Haiku Submissions

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Last day for you toSubmit your haiku to usBefore it's too late!

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.

PC for Beginners 2

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
This course takes up where PC for Beginners 1 leaves off. Objectives include solidifying typing, email and Internet skills as well as learning how to create and manage files and folders, edit text, attach files to email messages and understand memory and storage basics. This class meets twice a week for five weeks. Prerequisite: Passing, completing or testing out of PC for Beginners 1. Pre-registration is required.To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.  

Wonderful Ones

Cleveland Park Library

10 a.m.
Books, music and rhymes for 1-year-olds.

PC for Beginners 2

Tenley-Friendship Library

10 a.m.
This two-hour course takes up where PC for Beginners 1 leaves off. Objectives include solidifying typing, email and Internet skills as well as learning how to create and manage files and folders, edit text, attach files to email messages and understand memory and storage basics. This class meets twice a week for five weeks. Prerequisite: Passing, completing or testing out of PC for Beginners 1. Pre-registration is required.To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.  

Computer Basics

Takoma Park Library

10 a.m.
New to the computer? Learn all the basics of operating a computer and using the Internet, with an emphasis on employment readiness. This drop-in class is perfect for job seekers and seniors, or anyone that wants to brush up their computer skills! You can also bring questions of your own. First Monday of every month: Microsoft Word basicsSecond Monday of every month: Email and Internet basicsThird Monday of every month: Excel and PowerPoint

Morning Glory Stories (Babies, Toddlers & Pre-K3)

Rosedale Library

10 a.m.
Rise, shine and join us for morning glory stories!

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

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) 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).

Knit Wits is Back!

Parklands-Turner Library

10:15 a.m.
Knitting and crocheting class/club every Monday at 2:30pm

Family Story Time

Capitol View Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time for all ages with stories, songs, crafts and more.For ages birth through 5 years with caregiver.

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.

Monday Movies

Takoma Park Library

10:30 a.m.
Fun films for the little ones, ages 3-5. Second showing at 11:30.If bringing a group, please call 202-576-7252 ahead of time to reserve a spot.

Preschool Storytime

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for our weekly preschool storytime!Appropriate for ages 0 to 30 months. 
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Woodridge Library

10:30 a.m.
Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children.

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Northeast Library

11 a.m.
An early literacy program that combines doing fingerplays, sharing stories, songs, dances, rhythm activities and baby bounces.  For ages birth to 3. Please call 202-698-0183 with questions. Story time takes place on the lower level.

Around The World Storytime

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
Come and read, sing and dance with stories and songs from around the world. This story time will be partially in English and also feature songs and stories in a variety of foreign languages.Please call 202-727-1248 for more details.Ages 0-5.

Job Seekers

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

11 a.m.
Need help with your job search?Stop by for personalized help with:Creating an email accountPreparing a resumeFilling out online job applicationsMondays until 12 p.m.

Pre-School Story Time

West End Library

11 a.m.
Story time for children age 3 to 5 years old.

Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Anacostia Library

11 a.m.
Stories, songs, rhymes, bounces and tickles every Monday for children ages 0-2 and their caregivers.

Tales for Twos and Threes

Chevy Chase Library

11 a.m.
Two and three year olds are invited to join us for stories, songs, and more! 

Wonderful Ones

Cleveland Park Library

11 a.m.
Stories, music and songs for 1-year-old children.

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.

Microsoft Excel 2010

Anacostia Library

12:30 p.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 and 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.  

PC for Beginners 2

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12:30 p.m.
This two-hour course takes up where PC for Beginners 1 leaves off. Objectives include solidifying typing, email and Internet skills as well as learning how to create and manage files and folders, edit text, attach files to email messages and understand memory and storage basics. This class meets twice a week for five weeks. Prerequisite: Passing, completing or testing out of PC for Beginners 1. Pre-registration is required.To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.  

PC for Beginners 2

Tenley-Friendship Library

12:30 p.m.
This two-hour course takes up where PC for Beginners 1 leaves off. Objectives include solidifying typing, email and Internet skills as well as learning how to create and manage files and folders, edit text, attach files to email messages and understand memory and storage basics. This class meets twice a week for five weeks. Prerequisite: Passing, completing or testing out of PC for Beginners 1. Pre-registration is required.To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.  

Earth Day Crafts

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

1 p.m.
To celebrate Earth Day, we are having an Earth Day Arts and Crafts even in the Children's Story Circle! We will have a few earth and/or recycling related crafts as well as coloring sheets and Earth-related books available to browse or check out.This program is appropriate for children ages 8-12 and their adults.

Career Advancement Workshops

Lamond-Riggs Library

1:30 p.m.
Career Advancement Workshops These days, using the computer is essential to look for and apply to jobs.  Learn to use technology to search and apply for jobs and to use the DC Networks system. Week 1: Online Job SearchingWeek 2: Online Job ApplicationsWeek 3: DC NetworksWeek 4: Online Job Searching

Movie Madness Double Feature

Capitol View Library

2 p.m.
Relax in the cool indoors and enjoy a double feature based on the Percy Jackson books.Refreshments will be served.