06/27/2014

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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. 

Mastering Math

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

(All day)
April 11Drop in between 3:30 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. and complete a math worksheet. Get a small prize upon completion!Appropriate for ages 5 and older.May 30Join us for math help, or to pick up worksheets for extra practice!Practice those skills with us if you are between ages 5-12!June 27Come grow your math skills! Ask for extra help with math questions or pick up some worksheets for practice!Appropriate for ages 5-12!

Tales for Twos and Threes

Deanwood Library

10 a.m.
We'll have some fun with tales for two- and three-year-olds!Featuring:storiescraftsaction rhymesand more!

Baby and Toddler Lap Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10 a.m.
Early literacy program for ages birth to 2 years.This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.

Spanish Story Time / Hora del Cuento

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Cuentos, Canciones, Bailes, y más para niños de 0-5 años y sus adultos.Por motivos de seguridad, existe un límite de 75 participantes para cada hora del cuento.

Resume Drop-in Clinic

Francis A. Gregory Library

10 a.m.
Come one, come all to a casual resume drop-in clinic and hands-on introduction to DC Job Seekers, a one-stop portal to job seeking resources.

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Southeast Library

10 a.m.
Looking for a job? Staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities including:Resume reviewCreation of an email addressOnline applicationsOnline job searches

Baby Lap Time

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
An early literacy lap-sit program that combines sharing stories, songs, rhythm activities and baby bounces. A short socialization playtime follows the books and music program.For ages birth to 12 months.

Children's Movies

Deanwood Library

10:30 a.m.
After Friday story time, join us for weekly Scholastic Storybook Treasures for ages 3-7.

Pacific Rhythms

Cleveland Park Library

10:30 a.m.
Enjoy an engaging performance of dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands and Samoa with authentic costumes. Learn how science and technology has influenced Island life. Watch a demonstration of the primitive way of husking, cracking, shaving and milking a coconut.Ages 6-12

Baby and Toddler Lap Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10:30 a.m.
Early literacy program for ages birth to 2 years.This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.

Baby-Toddler Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

10:30 a.m.
An early literacy lap-sit program that combines sharing stories, songs, rhythm activities and baby bounces.A short socialization playtime follows the books and music program.For ages birth to 24 months.

Preschool Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages of 3 to 5 years old.

Step Into Career, Education and Vocation Online Resources

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10:30 a.m.
If you want to continue your education, change your career path, or just have an interest in being a lifelong learner, then Step Into Career, Education and Vocation Online Resources is the class for you!

Family Story Time (All Ages)

Palisades Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time fun for the whole family! Come in and enjoy family-friendly stories, songs, movement and rhymes. Click here to learn about what to expect at Story Time.

Preschool Story Time

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
This story time helps children with early language and literacy skills through reading stories, singing songs, learning new rhymes and honing visual literacy skills with the librarian.

Music Mania

Chevy Chase Library

11 a.m.
Children ages 1 to 5 are invited to join us on Friday mornings for developmentally appropriate song and dance!

Preschool Story Time

Southeast Library

11 a.m.
Story time for ages 2-5 years.Tickets are required for entry.

Baby and Toddler Lap Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

11 a.m.
Early literacy program for ages birth to 2 years.This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.

H.O.P.E. Theater - Helping Our People Engage

Anacostia Library

11:30 a.m.
In the spirit of revitalizing the historic cinema theaters of Anacostia, such as the Carver Theater, the Anacostia Theater, the Naylor Theater, and the Congress Theater, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library proudly presents, H.O.P.E. Theater, Helping Our People Engage.

Wonderful Ones & Twos

Tenley-Friendship Library

11:30 a.m.
Join us for a fun, interactive story time that encourages early language and literacy skills through stories, songs and rhymes. Wonderful Ones is a caregiver and child program for children that are walking up to and including age two.You must register each week for this program. 

Science Friday: Let's Watch Bill Nye!

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

3 p.m.
Every Friday afternoon, we'll be showing two episodes of Bill Nye the Science Guy, the show that makes science fun for kids!This program will take place in the Children's Story Circle and is open to kids ages 8-12.

Summer Crafts: Make Your Own Hula Hoop

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Learn how to make your own hula hoop (using materials from the garden store) and how to reuse your hoop in various ways.  Then, test the concepts of parallel oscillation, centripetal force, angular momentum, and friction as we enjoy a few hula hoop games and dances.  All ages are welcome.  Registration is required.

Board Game Night

Northeast Library

4 p.m.
Teens are invited to start the weekend off right with a little bit of friendly board game competition. Come on over, set aside the technology and enjoy some good, old-fashioned fun.Patrons ages 13-19.Please call 202-698-0183 with any questions.

Friday Films

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Family Film and Story!Fridays at 4 p.m.Recommended for all ages.