06/08/2014

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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. 

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!

Make a Father's Day Card

Woodridge Library

1 p.m.
Need something to give dad or grandpa for Father's Day this year? Come to the library and make a handmade card just for him.

Computer Basics Workshops

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

1 p.m.
This series is for people who have never before used a computer.  Participants will learn to use the mouse and keyboard, begin to navigate the Internet and even use email.Week 1: Intro to ComputersWeek 2: Intro to TypingWeek 3: Intro to the InternetWeek 4: Intro to GmailFor 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.

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. 

Pop-Up Preschool Games

Rosedale Library

1:30 p.m.
Bring your youngsters to Rosedale Library for early learner board games and fun group games with children’s music in the background. Pop up at Rosedale anytime between 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., we’ll play as soon as three or more children arrive in the Children’s Picture Book Area! Appropriate for ages 3 to 7 years. 

Building Bridges, Crossing Borders: One Young Deaf Woman's Education

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Ann D. Getty, teacher and Building Bridges, Crossing Borders: One Young Deaf Woman's Education author, will talk.The lecture is in room A-5 (lower level) and is ASL and voice interpreted. A book signing following the lecture.Questions? 202-559-5368 voice/video or lbph.dcpl@dc.gov.

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!

I Made It Myself

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

2 p.m.
All ages arts and crafts.

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Takoma Park Library

2 p.m.
Join us for a presentation by Sapna Batheja, MS RD LD of the UDC Center for Nutrition and Health Cooperative Extension Service.She will talk to us about ways to shop on a budget, focusing on farmers markets and fresh grocery store produce.  There will be a food preparation demonstration. Please come out to enjoy and learn how to eat healthy on a budget!  For adults and families. 

Classics Revisited: 'Swann's Way' by Marcel Proust

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Chevy Chase Library's "Classics Revisited" discussion series will continue June with Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust.The first part of Proust’s seven volume novel In Search of Lost Time (also known as Remembrance of Things Past), Swann’s Way follows our narrator through memories of his childhood in late 19th-century France.  Please be sure to check out a copy of the Norton Critical Edition, and please read the introduction in addition to Swann’s Way prior to the meeting.  

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.

Clothespin Caterpillar Craft

Palisades Library

2:30 p.m.
Clothespin caterpillars are fun to make and are useful around the house!Come to the Children's Room to make your own clothespin caterpillar. Take it home and use it to hang laundry on the clothesline or to seal up a bag of chips!All ages are welcome!

Fizz, Boom, Read!

Palisades Library

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

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.

Anime Sunday

Lamond-Riggs Library

3 p.m.
Are you ready for Anime Sunday?Get caught up with your favorite anime! Watch the shows, read the manga and play the games!Show off your knowledge with trivia or demonstrate your drawing skills.Or feel free to drop in for one of our special movie showings and visit our manga collections.

Zumba Kids

Capitol View Library

3:30 p.m.
All we need is a beat!!Zumba Kids is the perfect combination of fun and fitness. Join us as we dance to great music with easy to follow kid-friendly moves.Ages 4-13.