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Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

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. 

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.

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.

Getting Started with Constant Contact Email Marketing and EventSpot (Registration Required)

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
This 2.5 hour workshop, co-sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., will present the tricks-of-the-trade and other relevant best practices, using Constant Contact's Email Marketing tools, including EventSpot.Register Now

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.

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! 

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Capitol View Library

3:30 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

Game On! Teen Game Time

Palisades Library

3:30 p.m.
Want to beat your friends at your favorite games?

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.

French Storytime

Cleveland Park Library

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

LEGO Club

Woodridge Library

4 p.m.
Drop by and build during our new weekly LEGO club! Create a skyscraper, a pirate ship, or whatever your mind can dream up.Best 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.

Spoktacular Movies

Deanwood Library

4 p.m.
Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays for scary movies.For ages 8-11.

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.

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.

Mummies Unwrapped

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
Ever wondered what makes a mummy a mummy? It's more than just the bandages you know! Join us for afternoon of intrigue and knowledge as we unwrap all that makes mummies so mysterious. We'll watch a movie and partake in a related craft - it's sure to be an extraordinary time. For ages 6 and older.

DC Reads: Play Mancala

Lamond-Riggs Library

4:30 p.m.
  During Lamond-Rigg's weekly Teen Wii Game Night, we will focus on building and playing our own Mancala games!  

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!

Wii Dance Off

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

5:30 p.m.
So you think your moves are HOT!

Make your Mark with Makey-Makey: Demonstration Sessions

Southeast Library

5:30 p.m.
Have you ever been playing a video game and wished that you were using something other than the standard plastic controller? Like a banana... or a glass of water... or some Play-Doh? Perhaps you've even wanted to design your own controller. Come to the library to try your hand at creating your own video controller using a MaKey MaKey invention kit and whatever kind of materials you can think of to use. 

Tech Time

Northeast Library

5:30 p.m.
Tech Time is a drop-in clinic focused on mobile devices such as tablets, laptops and smart phones.We're experts at downloading books, magazines, and music onto your devices.

Pop-Up Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

6 p.m.
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.

Pajama Story TIme

Southwest Library

6 p.m.
Put on your pajamas, grab your teddy bear and join us in the Children's Room for a story time before heading to bed! We'll read stories, sing songs, and perform finger plays together.  Thursday evenings at 6 p.m.

DC Reads: Logan Circle Walking Tour

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

6 p.m.
NOTE: This is an off-site event.  Meet at 6 p.m. in Logan Circle for the walking tour.

Adult Aromatherapy Workshop

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

6 p.m.
Please join us for an aromatherapy workshop. You will learn the relaxation and medicinal benefits of various oils and herbs, as well as how to mix, use, and create unique aromatherapeutic blends. In Conference Room 2 on the 2nd Floor of the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Northwest One Library

6:30 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book