04/30/2014

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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. 

Día Wonderful Ones

Tenley-Friendship Library

12:30 a.m.
In celebration of Día — El Día de los Niños/El Día de Los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day) — Wonderful Ones this week will feature multicultural books.Join us for this interactive story time that encourages early language and literacy skills through stories, songs, and rhymes. Registration is required each week.

Día Preschool Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 a.m.
In celebration of Día — El Día de los Niños/El Día de Los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day) — Preschool Story Time this week will feature multicultural books.This story time helps children with literacy skills through reading stories, singing songs, learning new rhymes and honing visual literacy skills.

Multicultural Preschool Story Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10 a.m.
Join us for a multicultural story time with songs, rhymes, and stories celebrating different cultures and languages.For children ages 3-5. Classes and daycare groups welcome, and there's no need to call ahead. If your daycare cannot make this story time, please call 202-727-0971 to schedule a different time. 

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Northwest One Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs and flannel boards for children ages 0-3.Daycare groups and individuals with children are welcome.

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.  

Career Advancement Workshops

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

10 a.m.
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 SearchingFor 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.

Terrific Twos

Cleveland Park Library

10 a.m.
Books, music and rhymes for 2-year-olds.

Preschool Story Time

Rosedale Library

10 a.m.
Stories, fingerplays, action rhymes, and singing and music for preschoolers!A story time geared towards children ages 3-5.

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.  

Toddler Story Time

Chevy Chase Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs and so much more. For children ages 2-4 and their caregivers.Space limited to 60 people.

Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Southeast Library

10 a.m.
Baby/toddler lap times are story times geared for babies ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers.Free tickets are required for entry, and can be obtained 10 minutes before the start of the program in the upstairs reading room.

Tales for Twos and Threes

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
Children will hear short stories, sing, do fingerplays, and dance and move to popular songs. 

Pre-School Story Time Celebrating Dia

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Join us for our Pre-School Story Time celebrating Dia (Diversity in Action). We will have bilingual stories, songs and rhymes. Recommended for ages 2-5. 

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

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).

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 crafts.Story time is held in the Children's Area Story Room.  All programs are free and open to the public.

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.

Bilingual Story Time!

Takoma Park Library

10:30 a.m.
Let's read books together! Spanish books and English books with Spanish vocabulary.Perfect for children learning Spanish OR English!Ages 2-5 and caregivers. 

Children Everywhere - Celebrate DIA!

Lamond-Riggs Library

10:30 a.m.
Notice our similarities as we celebrate DIA with stories about children from countries around the world.

DIA Story Time

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

10:30 a.m.
In addition to our regular scheduled story time, today we will be celebrating diversity in action (DIA)! Join us for some multicultural stories and activities, great for promoting cultural awareness and an excitement for learning!Appropriate age is 3-5. Please join us for a fun time!

Baby Time

Georgetown Library

10:30 a.m.
Stories, songs and fun for young ones.Please note that 10:30 a.m. Baby Time will be ticketed to a maximum of 60 people. Tickets are available for free at the Children's Desk, starting at 9:30 a.m.The second Baby Time at 11:00 a.m. will be the same program but will be open admission.

Multicultural Preschool Story Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for a multicultural story time with songs, rhymes and stories celebrating different cultures and languages. For children ages 3-5. Classes and daycare groups welcome, and there's no need to call ahead. If your daycare cannot make this story time, please call 202-727-0971 to schedule a different time. 

Preschool Storytime

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for our weekly preschool storytime!Appropriate for ages 3-5.

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.

Dia De Los Ninos Storytime

Georgetown Library

10:30 a.m.
Dia de los Ninos is a chance to celebrate different cultures and languages.Join us for a story time to celebrate Spanish language and culture.Recommended for ages birth to 5. 

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.

Preschool Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

10:30 a.m.
This movement-based story time includes reading stories, singing familiar songs as well as learning new rhymes and songs with the librarian.For ages 3-5.

Preschool Story Time

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Please join us for stories, songs, movement, and rhymes.This program is for children age 3-5 and their caregivers.Groups, please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time.

Preschool Story Time

Anacostia Library

10:30 a.m.
Stories, songs and rhymes for ages 3-5.If you are interested in scheduling a class visit for a separate story time, please call the library at 202-698-1959.