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Yoga at Your Library

Petworth Library

(All day)
Yoga at Your Library is a beginner-level yoga class for adults and teens brought to you courtesy of Yoga Activist.No experience is required.

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 & Take 'Tween' Program

Lamond-Riggs Library

(All day)
ASFT* Program  *After School Fun Time for school aged children 9-14Arts, talk, crafts, books and musicJoin the Club!Every second Tuesday through June at 5 p.m.April 8It’s SpringLet’s make a cherry blossom banner!May 13It’s Cook Out TimeLet’s make a condiment caddy.June 10Father’s Day is NearLet's make a gift.

Blogging Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

(All day)
Are you an artist, journalist, or do you simply have something you want to share with the world? Come learn the basics of blogging by exploring some of the most popular services and sites available. We will learn how to create and customize a blog using Tumblr and Blogger.

Preschool Story Time

Parklands-Turner Library

10 a.m.
Every Tuesday come and enjoy stories, songs, rhymes,finger plays, movement and more for children ages 0-5.

Toddler Story Time

Chevy Chase Library

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

Preschool Story Time

Northeast Library

10 a.m.
This story time helps children learn and practice early literacy skills in a fun, playful setting. Story time attendees are encouraged to engage with the librarian all while reading stories, singing songs, and learning new rhymes. Ages 3-5.Please call 202-698-0183 with questions.  Story time takes place on the Lower Level.

Baby-Toddler Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 0-2, with their caregivers.For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.

Tuesday morning computer classes at Southwest Library

Southwest Library

10 a.m.
You are cordially invited to attend the Tuesday morning computer classes from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at Southwest Library.  June classes include PC Basics (June 3), World Wide Web Basics (June 10), and The District of Columbia Public Library website (June 24).  Please note that class will not be held on Tuesday, June 17. 

Story Break

Tenley-Friendship Library

10 a.m.
Slow your busy morning down with a short story time: a couple books, a couple songs. A nice break!  

Rhythm and Rhyme

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10 a.m.
An interactive musical experience, incorporating the use of musical instruments.  For ages 0-5.This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.  

Preschool Story Time

Southeast Library

10 a.m.
Story time for ages 2-5 years.Free tickets are required for entry and can be obtained 10 minutes before the start of the program in the upstairs reading room.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Petworth Library

10 a.m.
Join us for songs, stories, finger plays and rhymes.This story time is for ages birth to 2 years. Groups, please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time for your group.

Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Takoma Park Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs, dances and FUN, for ages birth to two and their caregivers every Tuesday.

Computer Basics Workshops

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

10 a.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.

Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

Southwest Library

10:30 a.m.
Sing, shake and sound out rhythms while trying regional Latin dances and practicing Spanish words. Dance to La Bamba, discover the colors in Spanish and meet friends of all kinds, including an iguana named Juana!For ages birth -- 5.

Incredible Insects!

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Entomologist 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 202-727-1449 to reserve space. This workshop will repeat at 11:30 AM and 12:30 PM. Ages 5-11 

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.

Rhythm and Ryhme

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10:30 a.m.
An interactive musical experience, incorporating the use of musical instruments.  For ages 0-5.This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.  

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Southwest Library

10:30 a.m.
A half hour of stories, songs, and rhymes promoting early literacy for ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers, with sensory play time following the story time.

Preschool Story Time

Takoma Park Library

10:45 a.m.
Enjoy stories and songs with the children's librarian every week!For ages 3 - 5 with their caregivers.

Toddler Story Time

Chevy Chase Library

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

Preschool Story Time

Northeast Library

11 a.m.
This story time helps children learn and practice early literacy skills in a fun, playful setting. Story time attendees are encouraged to engage with the librarian all while reading stories, singing songs, and learning new rhymes. Ages 3-5.Please call 202-698-0183 with questions.  Story time takes place on the Lower Level.

Baby-Toddler Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

11 a.m.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 0-2, with their caregivers.For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.

Preschool Story Time

Southeast Library

11 a.m.
Story time for ages 2-5 years old.Free tickets are required for entry, and can be obtained 10 minutes before the start of the program in the upstairs reading room.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Petworth Library

11 a.m.
Please join us for rhymes, songs, finger plays and baby bounces.This program is for children age 0-2 and their caregivers.Groups, please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a program for your group.

Yoga with Heather Ferris

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

12 p.m.
Bring a mat and join Heather Ferris, yoga teacher/therapist & Shaw resident, for traditional yoga classes. Many aspects will be covered:• Asana• Meditation• Breathing• Omkar chanting and much more

Digital Drop-In

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12:30 p.m.
New Year, New Name, New Service!Got an issue with technology?  Come let us troubleshoot. Want to download free books, music, movies and magazines to your device or computer? Come let us walk you through it.Have a question about how digital things work? Come let us help you find the answer!

Health Literacy

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

1 p.m.
Learn to find and assess quality online health information. This class will be 2.5 hours. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructors: A. Muhammad, PIA International, Inc.Computer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics.You will learn to: