09/16/2014

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Celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month

Woodridge Library

9:30 a.m.
September is Library Card Sign Up Month! Sign Up for a Library card or refer someone to get a library card and be entered  in a  drawing for prizes at the end of the month! Its just that easy!

Baby and Toddler Lap Time

Takoma Park Library

10 a.m.
A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program. It is recommended that each child have their own adult with them. 

Preschool Story Time

Parklands-Turner Library

10 a.m.
Every Tuesday come and enjoy stories, songs, rhymes,finger plays, movement and more for children ages 0-5.

Preschool Story Time

Southeast Library

10 a.m.
Story time for ages 2-5 years. Free tickets are required for entry and can be obtained 10 minutes before the start of the program in the upstairs reading room. Have a group? Please call ahead of time to make special arrangements.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.

September 2014 Computer Classes at Southwest Library

Southwest Library

10 a.m.
You are cordially invited to attend the Tuesday morning computer classes at Southwest Library.  Session begin at 10 a.m. and end at 12 noon.  September sessions include Email Basics (Sept. 9), Introduction to Microsoft Word (Sept. 16), Introduction to Microsoft Excel (Sept. 23) and Introduction to Microsoft Powerpoint (Sept. 30).  Please note that class will not be held on Sept. 2.

Toddler Story Time

Chevy Chase Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs and so much more. For children ages 2-4 and their caregivers.

Rhythm and Rhyme

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10 a.m.
An interactive musical experience, incorporating the use of musical instruments.   For ages birth to five. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program. For groups of 8 or larger, please call 202-727-0971 to schedule a special group story time. We will not meet 5/24/16.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Petworth Library

10 a.m.
Join us for songs, stories, finger plays and rhymes.This story time is for ages birth to 2 years. Groups, please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time for your group.

Rhythm and Rhyme

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10:30 a.m.
An interactive musical experience, incorporating the use of musical instruments.   For ages birth to 5. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program. For groups of 8 or larger, please call 202-727-0971 to schedule a special group story time. We will not meet 5/24/16.   

Toddler Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Slow your busy morning down with a story time. A couple books, a couple songs. A nice break.  For ages 1-3.  NEW: Tickets are now required to attend this program and are available at the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Southwest Library

10:30 a.m.
A half hour of stories, songs, and rhymes promoting early literacy for ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers, with sensory play time following the story time.

Preschool Story Time

Takoma Park Library

10:45 a.m.
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.

Yoga for Seniors

Georgetown Library

11 a.m.
Take an Om Break at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. Join the Georgetown Neighborhood Library for a variety of yoga classes taught by teachers from Yoga Activist.The Georgetown Neighborhood Library is registering RSVPs for all September classes. This class will be specifically for seniors ages 55 and up. 

Preschool Story Time

Southeast Library

11 a.m.
Story time for ages 2-5 years old. Free tickets are required for entry, and can be obtained 10 minutes before the start of the program in the upstairs reading room. Have a group? Please call ahead of time to make special arrangements.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

11 a.m.
These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.

Toddler Story Time

Chevy Chase Library

11 a.m.
Stories, songs and so much more. For children ages 2-4 and their caregivers.

Yoga with Heather Ferris

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

12 p.m.
Bring a mat and join Heather Ferris, yoga teacher/therapist & Shaw resident, for traditional yoga classes. Many aspects will be covered:• Asana• Meditation• Breathing• Omkar chanting and much more

Take an Om Break - Yoga at Georgetown Library

Georgetown Library

12:30 p.m.
Take an Om Break at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. Join the Georgetown Neighborhood Library for a variety of yoga classes taught by teachers from 

Computer Basics Class

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

1:30 p.m.
For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you. Overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace. Seats are filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: O. FontemVenue: Bellevue Library's Main Meeting Room

Jobseekers Drop-in Clinic

Petworth Library

1:30 p.m.
Drop in for one-on-one support with basic online job search activities:Create an email accountStart, revise, save, and upload a resumeSave a

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.

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.

Movie Tuesday

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

3:30 p.m.
Come watch an animated, anime, or live action film!Appropriate for families and ages 5 and older.

Movie Tuesday

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

3:30 p.m.
Join us for anime, animated, live action or short films at a new earlier time. See you at the library! Ages 12 and younger.

National Play Dough Day!

Rosedale Library

3:30 p.m.
Children ages 4 - 7 will LOVE making play dough to squish, knead and create new things with! We will follow a simple non-toxic recipe that requires no cooking! Adults are required to chaperone any children under the age of 9 at the library.

Project Brick

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Undirected play with LEGO building blocks. For all ages.

Kids' Club

Southeast Library

4 p.m.
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for take-home crafts, games and other activities!Ages 5-12

Read Your Way Across the USA with the Rosedale Book Club

Rosedale Library

4 p.m.
In September the Rosedale Book Club will be traveling to Iowa through Marilynne Robinson’s Gilead.  Pick up a copy of the book and join the discussion at Rosedale library.