06/01/2014

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Spark a Reaction

Rosedale Library

(All day)
Teens! Do you need something exciting to do during the summer?Join in on the fun; participate in Teen Summer Reading Program.  Where teens your age can Spark a Reaction across the whole DC area.

LGBTQ Pride Buttons

Northwest One Library

(All day)
For the first two weeks of June, drop by Northwest One Neighborhood Library and tell us what makes you proud to be lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, or an ally and get a button to show off your Pride. Get one early enough and you can wear it during Capital Pride week!

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. 

Summer Reading Begins!

Palisades Library

(All day)
Come on over to Palisades Library and sign up for Summer Reading!  We have programs for all ages, from infant to adult, so join in the summer fun and earn prizes for reading!This summer's themes focus on the wonders of science, and we'll have special programming throughout the summer, so come get started today!

Summer Reading Kicks Off June 1

Tenley-Friendship Library

(All day)
Summer reading kicks off June 1 and includes programs for children of all ages.Read With Me (ages 5 and under)Fizz, Boom, Read (ages 6-12)Spark a Reaction (ages 13-19)

Family M.E.S.S.

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

1 p.m.
Family Math, Engineering and Science Sundays is a bi-weekly program that encourages children 3-12 to learn more about the world around them through experiments, building and other activities. Parental/caregiver participation is suggested.

Teen Summer Reading Registration

Woodridge Library

1 p.m.
Are you a teen 13-19 and plan to be in the DC area this summer? If so, the library has big plans for your Summer 2014 entertainment needs!

Super Sunday Fun-Day

Chevy Chase Library

1 p.m.
Come play with us! We will provide classic board and card games, as well as Duplo blocks!All day Sunday (1-5 p.m.) in the Children’s Room. 

Career Advancement Workshops

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

1 p.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.

Petworth Pacers

Petworth Library

1:30 p.m.
Part of our Mature & Motivated program for our patrons who are 50+, Petworth Pacers is a walking fitness program to help you add a little more pep to your step!

I Made It Myself

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

2 p.m.
All ages arts and crafts.

Sunday Movies

Anacostia Library

2 p.m.
Join us in the children's room for a movie! We will be showing new family-friendly films and old favorites in the children's room every Sunday.Recommended for families and children ages 4+.

STEAM Team

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Mathematics? Join us to design, construct, discover, create, and so much more!  Ages 6-12.

Sunday Movies at Deanwood

Deanwood Library

2 p.m.
Come spend a Sunday afternoon at the library and watch family movies.For ages 5-12.

Crafts & Coloring

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Sunday afternoons are for crafts and coloring at Francis Gregory library. Come in and make something to take home - craft, sketch, color, draw or paint!

Yoga Story Time

Northeast Library

2 p.m.
Story time comes alive with puppets, songs, and yoga poses. We invite preschoolers through 6 year olds (with their grownups) to build literacy skills and healthy bodies.Best for Ages 4-6. 

Family Funday Sunday

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
A variety of family friendly programs that may include dance, music, movement, movies, sign language and much more.Recommended for ages 0-12.

Zinio: Free Magazines Online

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Read digital issues of your favorite magazines with Zinio, the ultimate one-stop shop for magazine lovers, completely FREE with your

Reading Divas

Capitol View Library

2:30 p.m.
For girls ages 9 through 12 or grades 4 through 6.Come read and discuss great books with the Reading Divas Girls Book Club.

Fizz, Boom, Read!

Palisades Library

2:30 p.m.
This year's Summer Reading theme is Fizz, Boom, Read!

En-Act: Read Through One-Act Plays

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

3 p.m.
Have you always wanted to be an actor? Want to dust off those drama club skills from high school? Join us this summer to read through one-act plays on Sunday afternoons! Meet in room 207 at 3 p.m. to show us your acting skills.

Family Chinese Conversation Corner

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

3 p.m.
Are you learning Chinese in school or speak it with family at home? Practice your Chinese, meet other Chinese speaking families, and make new friends at our Chinese Conversation Corner for children and their families.

Sunday Smooth Jazz and Scrabble Lounge

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

3 p.m.
Come relax to the sounds of Smooth Jazz in theSunday Smooth Jazz and Scrabble Loungeat the Bellevue Neighborhood Library. The Lounge opens in the Main Meeting Room on Sunday May 4 from 3 to 5 p.m.(every other Sunday following).

Early Reader's Club

Capitol View Library

3 p.m.
Join us for a book-tastic time filled with fun!A book club just for kids promoting literacy and love for reading in children! We will read books and talk about them, make crafts, and have snacks.An open program for children ages 3-8. 

Board Game Afternoon

Northwest One Library

3 p.m.
Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!For kids 10 and older.