06/30/2014

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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. 

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

Tenley-Friendship Library

10 a.m.
Students learn Microsoft PowerPoint 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

Northeast Library

10 a.m.
An early literacy program that combines doing fingerplays; sharing stories, songs, dances, rhythm activities and baby bounces.  For ages birth to 3. Please call 202-698-0183 with any questions. Story time takes place on the Lower Level.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

West End Library

10 a.m.
Regularly scheduled story time for babies and toddlers.

Fizz, Boom Read! Magic Show

Lamond-Riggs Library

10 a.m.
Magician Joe Romano answers the question "Is it Science or Magic?!" Children will witness a glass of water defy gravity, smoke rings fly over their heads, and more. Ages 5-12.

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.  

Wonderful Ones

Cleveland Park Library

10 a.m.
Books, music and rhymes for 1-year-olds.

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
Students learn Microsoft PowerPoint 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.  

Morning Glory Stories (Especially for Babies and Toddlers)

Rosedale Library

10 a.m.
Rise, shine and join us for morning glory stories!Come enjoy books, songs, movement, rhymes and fingerplays.

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).

Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

10:15 a.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! 

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.

Monday Movies

Takoma Park Library

10:30 a.m.
Fun films for the little ones, ages 3-5. Second showing at 11:30.If bringing a group, please call 202-576-7252 ahead of time to reserve a spot.

Toddler Story Time

Woodridge Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time recommended for children between the ages of 0 - 3.We read stories from the library's collection, sing songs, and engage in play to encourage early literacy.Please call the library if you plan on bringing a large group.

Family Story Time

Capitol View Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time for all ages with stories, songs, crafts and more.For ages birth through 5 years with caregiver.

Wonderful Ones

Cleveland Park Library

11 a.m.
Stories, music and songs for 1-year-old children.

Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Anacostia Library

11 a.m.
Stories, songs, rhymes, bounces and tickles every Monday for children ages 0-2 and their caregivers.

Tales for Twos and Threes

Chevy Chase Library

11 a.m.
Two and three year olds are invited to join us for stories, songs, and more! 

Pre-School Story Time

West End Library

11 a.m.
Story time for children age 3 to 5 years old.

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Northeast Library

11 a.m.
An early literacy program that combines doing fingerplays; sharing stories, songs, dances, rhythm activities and baby bounces. A short socialization playtime follows the books and music program.For ages birth to 3.Please call 202-698-0183 with questions. Story time takes place on the Lower Level.

Around The World Storytime

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
Come and read, sing and dance with stories and songs from around the world. This story time will be partially in English and also feature songs and stories in a variety of foreign languages.Please call 202-727-1248 for more details.Ages 0-5.

Job Seekers

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

11 a.m.
Need help with your job search?Stop by for personalized help with:Creating an email accountPreparing a resumeFilling out online job applicationsMondays until 12 p.m.

PC for Beginners 1

Anacostia Library

12:30 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.  

Summer Reading Kick-Off Party

Rosedale Library

1 p.m.
On Monday, June 30, Rosedale will be throwing a summer reading kick-off party! 

Beat Club

Rosedale Library

1 p.m.
Beat Club is a digital music workshop that gives teens the opportunity to create music together in a welcoming environment.

Fizz, Boom Read! Magic Show

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

1:30 p.m.
Magician Joe Romano answers the question "Is it Science or Magic?!" Children will witness a glass of water defy gravity, smoke rings fly over their heads, and more. Ages 5-12.

Staying Connected Workshops

Lamond-Riggs Library

1:30 p.m.
This series introduces technologies that keep us connected to family, friends, the news, the D.C. community and the educational resources available online. Week 1: Intro to Facebook and TwitterWeek 2: DC OnlineWeek 3: Intro to Google ToolsWeek 4: Intro to Online LearningFor 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.

Marvelous Movie Mondays

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Mondays at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., we have free film showings! The same film is shown at both times.Films are often of a mature and serious nature, and are intended for adults. After each film, you are invited to stay for an optional discussion of the film.All films are shown with subtitles or captions.See you there!

Truck Farm

Capitol View Library

2 p.m.
Presented by DC Central Kitchen and The People's Garden, the Truck Farm is a traveling, edible exhibit that allows D.C.’s youth to really dig in to the source of the food that fuels their growing bodies and minds.Join us to learn about yummy plants and see how they can be used.  Each session will include a tasting!

Reptiles Alive!

Woodridge Library

3 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.