06/29/2014

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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. 

WordsOut - LGBTQ Literary Fair for Readers, Writers & Librarians

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

(All day)
On Sunday, June 29, The DC Public Library is hosting a new premier annual literary event called WordsOut.WordsOut is a scholarly component to the Library's participation in the Annual Pride parade and the Pride Festival on Pennsylvania Avenue, and was the name of a prominent gay men's writing group of the MLK Library in the 1980s and 1990s.

Early Readers' Club!

Capitol View Library

1 p.m.
Join us for a book-tastic  time filled with fun!A book club just for kids promoting literacy and love for reading in children!An open program for children ages 3-8.

Family M.E.S.S.

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

1 p.m.
Family Math, Engineering and Science Sundays is a bi-weekly program that encourages children 3-12 to learn more about the world around them through experiments, building and other activities. Parental/caregiver participation is suggested.

Computer Basics Workshops

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

1 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.

Super Sunday Fun-Day

Chevy Chase Library

1 p.m.
Come play with us! We will provide classic board and card games, as well as Duplo blocks!All day Sunday (1-5 p.m.) in the Children’s Room. 

STEAM Team

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Mathematics? Join us to design, construct, discover, create, and so much more!  Ages 6-12.

Crafts & Coloring

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Sunday afternoons are for crafts and coloring at Francis Gregory library. Come in and make something to take home - craft, sketch, color, draw or paint!

I Made It Myself

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

2 p.m.
All ages arts and crafts.

Super Hero Party

Southwest Library

2 p.m.
Join us for games, crafts, and activities celebrating superheros. For children of all ages and their families. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. 

Sunday Movies at Deanwood

Deanwood Library

2 p.m.
Come spend a Sunday afternoon at the library and watch family movies.For ages 5-12.

Sunday Movies

Anacostia Library

2 p.m.
Join us in the children's room for a movie! We will be showing new family-friendly films and old favorites in the children's room every Sunday.Recommended for families and children ages 4+.

Legends and Lore D.C.

Cleveland Park Library

2 p.m.
Mark Twain in Washington, D. C. by John Muller is the subject of this month's discussion.Live vicariously for a year with one of the United States' most colorful characters.

Fizz, Boom, Read!

Palisades Library

2:30 p.m.
This year's Summer Reading theme is Fizz, Boom, Read!

Board Game Afternoon

Northwest One Library

3 p.m.
Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!For kids 10 and older.

En-Act: Read Through One-Act Plays

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

3 p.m.
Have you always wanted to be an actor? Want to dust off those drama club skills from high school? Join us this summer to read through one-act plays on Sunday afternoons! Meet in room 207 at 3 p.m. to show us your acting skills.