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Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Horror Film Series

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

(All day)
Please join us while we kick off our 2014 horror movie series at the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library!

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. 

Talking Book Club

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

(All day)
The Talking Book Club meets at 11 a.m. the third Thursday of each month in Room 215.See the daily calendar for MLK Library for information about specific titles for upcoming meetings.Brown bag lunches welcome; we provide coffee, tea and cold water. 

Wonderful Ones

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
An interactive story time to encourage early literacy skills for one-year-old children through stories, songs and rhymes.Ages 12 - 24 months.
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Job Seekers Drop-In and Legal Clinic

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
Are you a job seeker in need of assistance with your job search process?  Are you a job seeker or a recently hired employee?  Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job?  Then please attend the Job Seekers Drop-In and Legal Clinic, sponsored by the DC Public Library and the Neighborhood Legal Services Program, where you will be able to accomplish job search tasks and address any job seeking issues that can be legally resolved. Both Drop-In and Legal Clinic services are conducted in the Computer Lab, Room 311, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tales For Twos and Threes

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
Children will hear short stories, sing, do fingerplays, and dance and move to popular songs. Ages 2-3.

Job Seekers Program

Southwest Library

1 p.m.
Stop by the library in person or call 202-724-4298 to schedule an appointment 1-7 p.m.Help with resumes, cover letters, application forms, and other aspects of the job search process.

Office Software Workshops

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

1 p.m.
This series introduces basic office programs used to create and share documents, spreadsheets and presentations.   Week 1: Intro to Microsoft WordWeek 2: Intro to Microsoft ExcelWeek 3: Intro to Microsoft PowerPointWeek 4: Intro to Google DriveFor 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.

Baby Lap Time

Cleveland Park Library

1:30 p.m.
A time of stories, songs, and rhymes designed to foster early literacy in infants.For children ages 0-12 months.Space is limited, please call 202-282-3073 to register.

Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.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. 

Story Break

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
Slow your busy afternoon down with a stop at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for a story break for kids.A short story time: a couple books, a couple songs. A nice break!  

Music Time

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
The rhythm and rhyme of reading. Recommended for ages birth to 5.

Stop Motion Videos

Northwest One Library

2:30 p.m.
Create a Vine or Instagram video using weird props & DIY backdrops on your own mobile device or on a DCPL iPad. Earn the Digital DIY and STEM Badges at this event.

Tag Meeting!

Northwest One Library

3 p.m.
Join us at Northwest One Library for a teen advisory group meeting!Share your ideas for library programs and be actively involved in your neighborhood library.

Wii Jueves

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Challenge your friends with FIFA Soccer, improve your tennis and bowling games with Wii Sports and travel the galaxy with LEGO Star Wars. Join us for these games and many more in the Children's Room. Recommended for ages 5-12.  

Marshmallow Catapults

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
Come construct a marshmallow catapult with materials and instruction provided by library staff.Afterward, we'll perform a scientific test to see how far we can make marshmallows fly, changing certain variables to find the best testing conditions.Recommended for ages 7-12. 

French Storytime

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Storytime in French for children of all ages and skill levels.

Crafty Thursday

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

4 p.m.
Join us at Bellevue Library every Thursday for a fun craft time!This program is for ages 5 and older.

Free HIV Testing

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

4:30 p.m.
In the quiet, relaxed environment of your library, Metro TeenAIDS will offer free, confidential HIV testing to teens and adults, ages 13-24 (though no one will be turned away). The test, held in Meeting Room 2, is very short and can save your life.Representatives will also be on hand to share vital information about how to live a healthy life.Check it out!!!

PC for Beginners 1

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

4:30 p.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.  

HIV/STI Testing by Metro TeenAIDS

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

4:30 p.m.
Metro TeenAIDS (MTA) provides free, quick, and confidential HIV/STI testing every month in the parking lot of the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library. Individuals, ages 13-24, will receive sexual health information and materials, and may get referrals to counseling services.

Origami Nights

Francis A. Gregory Library

4:30 p.m.
Do you like Origami, the Japanese art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures? If so, join us every Tuesday and Thursday where we will make cranes, ties, frogs, foxes and whatever other designs we find!

Teen Wii Game Night

Lamond-Riggs Library

4:30 p.m.
Love games? So do we!Challenge yourself to entertaining and exciting games against your peers with board games, Wii, PS2 and more!Game nights are every Thursday at 4:30 p.m!

Teen Game Night

Chevy Chase Library

5 p.m.
Sports, dancing, or a little MarioKart?Bring your friends and your A-game for a night of Wii gaming, pizza and snacks. Thursday in the Teen Lounge @ the Folio upstairs!All teens and kids 8 and older are welcome from 5-8 p.m.**This Thursday, September 25th will be our LAST game night until the elevator at Chevy Chase has been repaired. Stay tuned!**

Family Game Night

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

5 p.m.
Join us at Bellevue Library for a fun and exciting family game night!This program is suitable for kids ages 5 and older.

Intro to InDesign

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5 p.m.
In this class, you will learn Adobe InDesign terminology, location of tools and panels, workspace navigation, and how to create multipage layouts for Web, print, PDF and ebook publication.

Game Show Power Hour!

Rosedale Library

5:30 p.m.
Rosedale youth ages 10 - 19, join us for some fun on Thursdays from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.! Borrowing ideas from hit game shows such as A Minute To Win It, Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader?, Jeopardy, Hollywood Game Night and Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?, we will meet for an hour of healthy competition. The grand prize?

Wii Dance Off

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

5:30 p.m.
So you think your moves are HOT!

Computer Basics Workshops

Petworth Library

5:30 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.