06/11/2014

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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. 

Book Discussion Series: Visual Art in Western Literature

West End Library

(All day)
The Sometimes Strange Meetings: Visual Art in Western Literature book club is led by Professor Ori Soltes.April 21: Discussion of Bluebeard by Kurt Vonnegut.May 14: Discussion of Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier.June 11 (final session): Discussion of Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland. 

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!

Karaoke Fun

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

(All day)
Have a great time singing the lyrics from your favorite tunes.  Choose any song you want and do your best.  Remember, with Karaoke Fun, it's not about getting all the notes right, it's about having the courage to try.Ages 13-19.

Microsoft Word 2010

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
Students learn Microsoft Word 2010, as well as job readiness skills. This two-hour class meets twice a week for four weeks.Prerequisite: PC for Beginners 1 and 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.  

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.

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.

Preschool Story Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10 a.m.
Story time for ages 3-5 featuring picture books, storytelling and movement.This is also the open call for class and daycare groups.If your daycare cannot make this story time, please call 202-727-0971 to schedule a different time.  

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.

Microsoft Word 2010

Tenley-Friendship Library

10 a.m.
Students learn Microsoft Word 2010, as well as job readiness skills. This two-hour class meets twice a week for four weeks.Prerequisite: PC for Beginners 1 and 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.  

Terrific Twos

Cleveland Park Library

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

Pre-School Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 2-5, with their caregivers.For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.

PC for Beginners 1

Anacostia Library

10 a.m.
In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for five weeks. Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required.To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.  When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
 Get one-on-one support with staff at the lower level information desk Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon with basic activities in an online job search: -Create an email account-Start a resume-Work on an online application-Learn about the job seeking process-Create a Monster.com account-Create and save a sample job search 

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. 

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. Have a group? Please call ahead of time to make special arrangements.

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 Storytime

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Pre K Story Time

Lamond-Riggs Library

10:30 a.m.
Fizz, Boom Read!  Full S.T.E.A.M. ahead with story time for our younger readers. This summer read aloud program is designed for children birth to age five and their parent or caregiver.  The emphasis will be on stories with a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Design and Math, theme.   Craft, activity or experiment to follow stories.  It is never too early to foster a love of reading and the sciences in your child.

Preschool Story Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time for ages 3-5 featuring picture books, storytelling, and movement.This is also the open call for class and daycare groups. If your daycare cannot make this story time, please call 202-717-0971 to schedule a different time.  

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

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.

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. 

Father's Day Celebration

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

10:30 a.m.
Father's Day-themed pre-school story time and craft.For ages 2-5.This program is free and open to all.Please call for more information.

Preschool Story Time

Woodridge Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time recommended for children in preschool (ages 3 - 5).Come read stories, sing songs, and play with us! A program designed to encourage literacy in young children.Please call the library if you plan on bringing a large group.