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Wellness Weekend

Georgetown Library

9:30 a.m.
Reap the benefit of two days of health-themed events.

Caring for You, Caring for Me

Tenley-Friendship Library

10 a.m.
Caring for You, Caring for Me: Building Cooperative RelationshipsSaturday, July 19 – 10:00 am 

French Preschool Story Time

Southeast Library

10 a.m.
Come join us a for a special bilingual story time in French and English!Ages 2-5.

Word II Intermediate

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
Learn more features of this word-processing software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: S. KaraffaComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics.You will learn to:

Construction Junction

Anacostia Library

10 a.m.
Enjoy a weekly play time for young children. Constructive play and early literacy activities.

Yoga @ the Library

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

10 a.m.
Join us every Saturday from 10:00am to 11:00am for Adult Yoga Class.Wear some comfortable clothing and bring a mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.The classes are taught by Yoga Activist and are held on the lower level of the library in the Larger Meeting Room.This class is free and open to the public.

Family Story Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for an all-ages story time. 

Summer Saturday Science Storytime

Cleveland Park Library

10:30 a.m.
A program full of hands-on science fun for preschool children ages 3-5.Explore more children's Summer Reading events in the calendar.

Family Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Start your weekend off with a fun family story time filled with songs, rhymes, and good books.

Preschool Storytime

Georgetown Library

10:30 a.m.
Stories, music, folktales and fun for Preschoolers and Kindergartners. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Family Story Time

Northeast Library

10:30 a.m.
Looking for a fun, family-oriented weekend activity? Look no further! Children and their families are encouraged to let loose and have a ball in the library. Every Saturday, come prepared to laugh, play and have fun! All ages welcome.  

Family Story Time

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

11 a.m.
Bring mom and dad and join us on Saturday mornings for a fun family story time.Children ages birth to 7 years and their caregivers are welcome.For questions, please contact the Shepherd Park children's librarian at 202-541-6025.    

Yoga at Your Library

Petworth Library

11 a.m.
Yoga at Your Library is a beginner level yoga class for adults and teens brought to you courtesy of Yoga Activist.No experience is required. The class is free.You can bring your own mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.

Weekend Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

11 a.m.
Come in for weekend story time as we read, sing and rhyme.This program recommended for families with children ages 0-5.Join us afterwards for our Imaginative Play program. 

Lego Club

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

11 a.m.
Open Lego Duplo block play time for children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers. 

Four Nationals Players at Four Libraries

Anacostia Library

11 a.m.
Washington Nationals Players at DCPL!

Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Southeast Library

11 a.m.
Baby/toddler lap times are story times geared for babies ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers. Have a group? Please call ahead of time to make special arrangements.

Trading Card Meetup

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
Can't get enough of Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon, or Magic: The Gathering?Prepare to exhibit your trading card prowess at this day-long event in the Great Hall. Enjoy swapability at the expense of your opponents and win weekly bragging rights. 

Self-Paced Online Training (SPOT) Lab

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12:15 p.m.
Enhance your computer software and webpage development skills with self-paced online training that offer video presentations and step-by-step instructions.Instructor: D. GreenComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well and basic mouse and keyboarding skills.

Citizenship Information Session

Petworth Library

1 p.m.
Representatives from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will be at Petworth Library to discuss the naturalization process for interested naturalization applicants. Learn about: the Naturalization processthe Naturalization testthe Rights and Responsibilities of U.S. Citizenship

Saturday Technology Training Sessions

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

1 p.m.
Saturday Technology Training Sessions are on the third Saturday of each month with a few exceptions for holidays. They are held from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. in the Adaptive Services Division, Room 215.

Candyland at the Library!

Chevy Chase Library

1 p.m.
On Saturday, July 19 we are turning the library into a candy-covered adventure!Throw the dice and travel through Candyland in our life-sized board game.Teens can earn the Game On badge at this event. Games begin at 1, 1:30, and 2 p.m.

Oh No You Did Not Miss Our Movie for Pride Month

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Hugo Weaving, Guy Pierce and Terrence Stamp-three dudes that look good in drag.  Check them out in The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert.

Poetry Game

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

2 p.m.
Come join us for a great time with wordplay and get practice writing your own poetry! We will encourage you to make up silly poems (or serious ones) and share them with us all.Or, if you prefer, you can pick a poem that has already been written and illustrate it! Sure to be fun for ages 6+!

That's so LGBTQA! Movie Series

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Our season of movies with Pride concludes with a special screening of this classic Australian movie about three drag queens and their adventures across the desert as they try to make it to a casino gig in remote Alice Springs in their lavender-colored bus, Priscilla.1994. Directed by Stephan Elliott. Starring Terrence Stamp, Hugo Weaving, and Guy Pearce. This movie is rated R.

Family Fun Time

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Looking for a fun, family oriented, weekend activity? Look no further!Children and their families are encouraged to let loose and have a ball in the library. Every Saturday, come prepared to laugh, play and have fun!Please call the Children's Desk at 202-727-1248 to find out the specific theme for the week. 

Meet a Fire Fighter

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Join us for a visit from the DC Fire Department to learn about fire trucks and equipment from real fire fighters!Recommended for ages 0-12.

Campaigns that Drive Action - Feedback and Survey Forms (Registration Required)

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2:30 p.m.
This 2.5 hour workshop, co-sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., will reveal simple but effective best practices and considerations for building a survey that will allow your small business or non-profit to gather valuable insights from your customers & clients and, as a result, help you to move your business or organization forward.Register Now

Library Tango Practica

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2:30 p.m.
Learn and practice the Argentine Tango with Bahman Aryana of Rendezvous Tango.All levels welcome.

Woodridge Anime Club

Woodridge Library

3 p.m.
Visit the Woodridge Library this Summer through September and interact with like-minded otaku in the following activities: