09/25/2014

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Mt. Pleasant Library Book Club

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
The Mt. Pleasant Library Book Club meets the fourth Thursday of every month in the main-floor meeting room.We alternate between fiction and nonfiction each month.For more information, please contact Ana Elisa de Campos Salles at anaelisa.decampossalles@dc.gov or call 202-671-3122.

Kid's Freedom to Read

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

(All day)
Visit the Children's Room during Banned Books Week (September 21-27) and celebrate the freedom to read with a commemorative craft, a guessing game, and more.

LEGO Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

4:30 a.m.
Join us for an hour of building and playing with LEGOs! Kids will be given a theme each session to guide their creations, which will be featured on our branch’s website. 

Get Booked! Banned Books Week Photo Booth

Takoma Park Library

9:30 a.m.
Come in and take photos of yourself with a Banned Book of your choice! The photo booth will be available all week and staff will be on hand with our iPad to take photos. You can also take selfies with your phone - just make sure you tag our Twitter handle: @dcpl or Facebook at DC Public Library. For all ages.

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!

Wonderful Ones

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
An interactive story time to encourage early literacy skills for one-year-old children through stories, songs and rhymes.Ages 12 - 24 months.

Tales for Twos and Threes

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
Children will hear short stories, sing, do fingerplays, and dance and move to popular songs.Ages 2-3.

E-mail Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
Learn to use the basic features of Web-based email and the significant function of attaching a document, such as your résumé, to your email transmission. The job search process requires that you have an established email account. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. P. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics.You will learn to:

Job Seekers Program

Southwest Library

1 p.m.
Stop by the library in person or call 202-724-4298 to schedule an appointment 1-7 p.m.Help with resumes, cover letters, application forms, and other aspects of the job search process.

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.

Music Time

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
The rhythm and rhyme of reading. Recommended for ages birth to 5.

First Amendment Film Festival

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

2 p.m.
Feature Film:  The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996).  R rating.  129 mins.  "If the First Amendment will protect a scumbag like me, then it'll protect all of you -- 'cause I'm the worst," declares Hustler Magazine publisher Larry Flynt in the midst of one of his many court cases.  Milo Forman's film follows Larry Flynt from his childhood in Kentucky, where he made extra money for his dirt-poor family by selling the moonshine his father brewed, into adulthood as he manages a strip club in Cincinnati.

Selfie with Banned Books

Anacostia Library

2 p.m.
Come into Anacostia Neighborhood Library during Banned Books Week and take a selfie with your favorite book that was once banned. We will have many such titles on display, and would love to hear from you about why these books are important to you. And if you haven't read any of the books on display, please check one out. Visit District of Columbia Public Libraries and exercise your freedom to read what you want to read!

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.

Get LinkedIn: How To Get Connected (Registration Required)

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2:30 p.m.
"Get LinkedIn!: How to Get Connected with LinkedIn" is sponsored in partnership with Constant Contact, Inc. and is a workshop that will introduce and connect you to the professional networking tool that provides the perfect opportunity for business owners, nonprofits and job seekers to build professional relationships and establish successful and fulfilling careers.  No social media experience required. (2.5 hours)Register Now

Jewelry Making

Palisades Library

3:30 p.m.
Celebrate Washington, D.C.'s Fall Fashion Week with a jewelry-making craft at Palisades Library!While you're visiting us, feel free to browse our latest book display featuring some of literature's most fashionable characters!Recommended for children ages 6 and older.

Teen Beading Club

Georgetown Library

3:30 p.m.
Super busy with school and totally stressed?  Come relax at our new teen beading club.  Where we learn to bead and hang out with friends.  We will make key chains, animals, jewelry and anything else you want.  All the materials we will be provided and on going projects can be stored at the library.  There will also be an assortment of snacks! 

Northeast Educator Open House

Northeast Library

4 p.m.
  The Northeast Neighborhood Library will have an open house for educators in the community. We will have presentations at 4 and 5 p.m. and a tour of our new children's area will immediately follow. Come out and learn about all the exciting information the library has to offer educators. 

Educator Open House

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
Teachers, homeschool educators, and school librarians lend us your ears! Make the most of the upcoming academic year by joining for an open house to learn more about:Educational databasesEducator cards Class visitsAnd more.     There will be door prizes and light refreshments served. RSVP by Sept.

Virtual Read Out

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Ready to celebrate Banned Books Week?Join Petworth Library for a Banned Books Virtual Read-Out!Exercise your right to read. 

Jigsaw Jamboree

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Tweens, come to Petworth on Thursdays in September and work together to complete a jigsaw puzzle. If you're able to successfully complete the puzzle, you may receive a prize!Don't miss this fun and challenging activity and opportunity to make new friends. The activity will be held in the Children's Program Room. Ages 9-12. 

Science Lab at the Cinema

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
On the last Thursday of every month at 4 p.m., children will do different science experiments, learn the principles behind them and then watch a related movie.The program will run for the school year and is appropriate for 6- to 12-year-old children.For information about the next experiment and movie, please come by the Georgetown Children's Room and ask a librarian!

Wii Jueves

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Challenge your friends with FIFA Soccer, improve your tennis and bowling games with Wii Sports and travel the galaxy with LEGO Star Wars.Join us for these games and many more in the Children's Room.Recommended for ages 5-12.

Teen Advisory Group Meeting

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Need community service hours?Want a say in what the library offers?Join the MLK Teen Advisory Group, and help to make your Teen Space a better Teen Space!Our first meeting is Thursday, Feb. 27 at 4 p.m.Questions? Call 202-727-5535.

French Storytime

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Storytime in French for children of all ages and skill levels.

HIV/STI Testing by Metro TeenAIDS

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

4:30 p.m.
Metro TeenAIDS (MTA) provides free, quick, and confidential HIV/STI testing every month in the parking lot of the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library. Individuals, ages 13-24, will receive sexual health information and materials, and may get referrals to counseling services.

Kid's Club

Capitol View Library

4:30 p.m.
Hang out with your friends and enjoy a variety of activities that may include games, crafts and movies.

Teen Wii Game Night

Lamond-Riggs Library

5 p.m.
Love games? So do we!Challenge yourself to entertaining and exciting competition with your peers using board games, Wii, PS2 and more!

Teen Game Night

Chevy Chase Library

5 p.m.
Sports, dancing, or a little MarioKart?Bring your friends and your A-game for a night of Wii gaming, pizza and snacks. Thursday in the Teen Lounge @ the Folio upstairs!All teens and kids 8 and older are welcome from 5-8 p.m.**This Thursday, September 25th will be our LAST game night until the elevator at Chevy Chase has been repaired. Stay tuned!**