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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.
An interactive story time to encourage early literacy skills for one-year-old children through stories, songs and rhymes.Ages 12 - 24 months.
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:
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.
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!
"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
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!**
Where did all of the pop-up books go?! Don't worry, they're still here! Many of these books are very delicate and not available to check out, but you will be able to read them and handle them in the library! Just drop on by Thursday nights and our children's staff will bring them out for you. Please note that young children must handle pop-up books with a parent.
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