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Knitty Gritty Committee Yarn Swap

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

(All day)
Knitters and crocheters know that there is no such thing as too much yarn, but we also know that it can be an expensive addiction, er, habit.Come to the Knitty Gritty Committee's first-ever yarn swap, and we'll trade stashes, needles, notions, and other fiber artsy supplies. You could go home with the makings of a new project for free!

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. 

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.  

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

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.  

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.  

Wonderful Ones

Cleveland Park Library

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

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).

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.

Incredible Insects!

Anacostia Library

10:30 a.m.
Incredible InsectsEntomologist Kay Taub, will lead an interactive workshop for children, which provides an introduction to arthropods (insects and their relatives), focusing on diversity of species and the importance of insects in the ecosystem. Space is limited, please call ahead to reserve space. This workshop will repeat at 11:30 AM Ages 5-11 

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

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

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

Toddler Story Time

Woodridge Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time recommended for children between the ages of 0 - 3.We read stories from the library's collection, sing songs, and engage in play to encourage early literacy.Please call the library if you plan on bringing a large group.

DIA Films

Takoma Park Library

10:30 a.m.
Takoma Park Neighborhood Library will celebrate El Dia de los Ninos with preschool films at 10:30 a.m. and a repeat of the films at 11:30 a.m. If bringing a group, please call 202-576-7252 ahead of time to reserve a spot.

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.

Wonderful Ones

Cleveland Park Library

11 a.m.
Stories, music and songs for 1-year-old 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. A short socialization playtime follows the books and music program.For ages birth to 3.Please call 202-698-0183 with questions. Story time takes place on the Lower Level.

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! 

Job Seekers

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw 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.

Chiquititos/Itsy-Bitsy

Southeast Library

11 a.m.
Join Teatro De La Luna for a very special performance of their original production, "Chiquititos/Itsy-Bitsy."Recommended for preschoolers, this bilingual (Spanish-English) program is a friendly get-together for singing, dancing, playing and having fun!Ages 3-5.This performance is sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Library.

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.  

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

Marvelous Movie Mondays

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Mondays at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., we have free film showings! The same film is shown at both times.Films are often of a mature and serious nature, and are intended for adults. After each film, you are invited to stay for an optional discussion of the film.All films are shown with subtitles or captions.See you there!