06/08/2014 - 12am

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    Summer Reading

Sunday, June 8, 2014

(All day)

ChessAre 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. 

Email troy.bent@dc.gov for more information or call 202-727-0321.

(All day)

Rainbow TriangleFor 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!

All ages welcome, but please keep in mind the buttons have sharp points and small pieces and are not ideal for young children.

1:00 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.
 

1:00 p.m.

craft project clip artSundays @the Teen Space are for the creative, the artsy, and the inspired!

From basic bracelet-making to Manga cartooning and duct tape projects, we have a range of fun activities for a perfect crafternoon.

Check the wall calendar in the Teen Space for upcoming projects - suggestions welcome!

1:00 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 Computers
Week 2: Intro to Typing
Week 3: Intro to the Internet
Week 4: Intro to Gmail

For 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.

Students who register ahead of time will have a saved spot in the workshop that expires at the start of the class. If a registered student is not in their seat at the start of the class, they may lose their spot to a walk-in student.  

IMLS LogoByteBack LogoCurriculum and training provided by ByteBack.

Technology for this program made possible through a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.


1:00 p.m.

Vector image of a man and his son in a sunny meadow
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.

1:30 p.m.

jackpopsupBring 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.
 

2:00 p.m.

All ages arts and crafts.

2:00 p.m.

Crafts at the librarySunday afternoons are for crafts and coloring at Francis Gregory library. Come in and make something to take home - craft, sketch, color, draw or paint!

Children ages 12 and younger and their caregivers are welcome, and all craft supplies will be provided. 

This program is intended for children ages 4-12 and their families. 

2:00 p.m.

Come spend a Sunday afternoon at the library and watch family movies.

For ages 5-12.

2:00 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.

2:00 p.m.

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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.

Please call 202-727-1248 if you have any questions, or if you would like to know the specific theme for this week's STEAM Team.

2:00 p.m.

film clip artJoin 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+.

2:00 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. 

2:00 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.  

We are excited to welcome Susanna Lee, the editor of the Norton Critical Edition, as our special guest at the discussion.

We will be meeting on Sunday, June 8 at 2 p.m.

2:00 p.m.
 

book coverCurious about Summer Reading? Come on over to the Children's Room on the second floor for an afternoon of fun with Curious George and get signed up for Summer Reading! We'll have activities, crafts, read-alouds, and a movie!

2:30 p.m.

CaterpillarClothespin 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!

2:30 p.m.

Fizz, Boom, Read!This year's Summer Reading theme is Fizz, Boom, Read!  Join us throughout the summer to explore and get creative with STEAM-related crafts every Sunday from 2:30 to 4 p.m.

Sign up for Summer Reading and earn prizes for reading all summer long!

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

3:30 p.m.

Girl JumpingAll 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.