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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. 

Mt. Pleasant Library Book Club

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
The Mt. Pleasant Library Book Club meets the fourth Thursday of every month in the main-floor meeting room.We alternate between fiction and nonfiction each month.For more information, please contact Ana Elisa de Campos Salles at anaelisa.decampossalles@dc.gov or call 202-671-3122.

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.

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.

Gardening for Kids

Deanwood Library

2 p.m.
Learn to grow your own outdoor flower or vegetable garden.For ages 7-10.

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!  

Blue Sky Puppet Theatre

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

2 p.m.
Follow Rufus through his adventures in science class with Dr. Science.  Blue Sky Puppet Theatre presents an interactive puppet show incorporating science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).  

Reptiles Alive!

Southwest Library

2 p.m.
Get an exciting introduction to the world of reptiles. Learn snake secrets and laugh at lizard stories and turtle tales. Featured animals may include a boa constrictor, tortoise, exotic lizards and other amazing animals. 

Get Pinspired! Getting Started with Pinterest

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Pinterest is one of the hottest and fastest growing social media platforms out there. People are using pin boards to plan their weddings, decorate their homes, and organize their favorite recipes.  Come join the Pinterest community today!Register Now

Music Time

Georgetown Library

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

Baby Laptime

Cleveland Park Library

2:30 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.

Game On! Teen Game Time

Palisades Library

3 p.m.
Want to beat your friends at your favorite games?Team up to conquer the world?

Reel Readers Family Movie

Northeast Library

3 p.m.
Come to the library and enjoy a double feature!

French Storytime

Cleveland Park Library

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

Sci-Fi Movie Night

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
A crash landing leaves Kitai Raige and his father, Cypher, stranded on Earth, a millennium after events forced humanity's escape. With Cypher injured, Kitai must embark on a perilous journey to signal for help.  PG-13. 100mins. 2013. 

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.

Teen Advisory Group Meeting

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Need community service hours?Want a say in what the library offers?Join the MLK Teen Advisory Group, and help to make your Teen Space a better Teen Space!Our first meeting is Thursday, Feb. 27 at 4 p.m.Questions? Call 202-727-5535.

Craig Laurance Gidney Discusses His Novel 'Bereft'

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
 Craig will read from and answer questions about his teen novel Bereft, about a young man’s struggle with racism, bullying, and homophobia. Thursday June 26 at 4 p.m. in Conference Room #1 on the lower level.

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!

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!

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.

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!**

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?

Office Software Workshops

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

5:30 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 Drive