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Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015
Come to Tech Tuesday in Teen Space and learn hands-on how you can use technology to make digital art, online games, stop motion animation, music production and more. Ages 13-19. See you there!
Tutoring for elementary, middle, and high school students on all subjects Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Provided by KIPP teachers and geared towards KIPP curriculum, but open and free for all! Children younger than 9 years of age must have a parent present.
Join us in the Children's Room on the second floor of the Northeast Library every Tuesday after school. Enjoy crafts, activities, stories, and games - be surprised by something different every week and be prepared to have a ball! This program is appropriate for children ages 6-12. No registration is necessary. We hope to see you there!
Yes, it's time to take our film fan-dom to performance level! Microphones will be available for singing along with the films! Children ages 12 and younger are welcome to participate. Movie themed-costumes and props are strongly encouraged. Call 202-645-8337 for details about this winter-themed karaoke film night!
Join Rosedale's Reel Reading Book Club! Kids read a book. Then on the last Tuesday of each month, they watch the movie that the book inspired, or the movie that inspired the book. Kids can enjoy a brief group discussion as well! (Please call 202-727-5012 for details about the month's book selection.)
Join us in this beginners' level class, which covers 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar. Any level is welcome to join the class, review what you know, learn new signs, practice conversation. FREE and open to the public. No need to register. Instructor: Cheryl Lewis. Room A-3 (“A” Level)
Información sobre cómo proteger su información personal, recibir el servicio legal de inmigración más adecuada, y de cómo evitar el fraude notarial.
The Sunlight Foundation believes that in order to achieve an informed and engaged citizenry, the public must have the means and the knowledge to access the vast ocean of online government information. Learn about the value of government transparency and how you can access government information online.
Join us for Tuesday Night Movies, a weekly film series for Adults at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A-5. January has something for everyone: Fantasy, Drama, Comedy and Action! Jan. 6 Maleficent Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning star in this dark fairytale. 97 mins. 2014 PG Jan. 13 The Lady Vanishes
Tour the Photoshop CS6 workspace, toolbars and panels while learning fun and easy ways to edit and enhance your photos. Crop, scale and rotate, apply color correction, and learn how to work with layers. Finally, test out these new skills on the iMac creative stations in Digital Commons.
Learn the latest HTML standard (HTML 5) and how to engage its enhanced capability to deliver multimedia, graphics and other rich content in the creation of Web pages. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: S. Dodge Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate, Web I Basics, Web II Intermediate, Email Basics and any previous version of HTML. A significant amount of typing is required!
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
Come to our ESL English Conversation Club, where you can practice your English skills in a casual environment. This conversation group is for English learners at all levels, but participants should have some English knowledge. This is an open group, and you can drop in at anytime between 7 and 8 pm.
The Raspberry Pi is a credit card-sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. It can be used in electronics projects, and for running software you’d see on a desktop PC, like spreadsheets, word processors, and games. In this class, you’ll learn to understand computers from the inside out by making a Pi come to life. You do not need to bring a Raspberry Pi. Please meet in the Digital Commons area.
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.
Black Space is an art exhibition by Holly Bass in the Great Hall of the MLK Library. Black Space is a tiny house in the shape of the District, which has been a center of Black culture since the early 1900s. As D.C. residents, we all occupy black space, regardless of ethnicity or background. Visitors will be invited to share their D.C. memories with the artist and create collaborative responses – photographs, poems, sketches, and oral histories, which will be catalogued and displayed in the house.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 2-5, with their caregivers. For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time. Remember -- there is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m. To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.
Baby/toddler lap times are story times for babies ages birth through 24 months and their caregivers. Come enjoy books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, bounces, and more! Free tickets are required due to limited space. Tickets are distributed beginning 30 minutes before each story time on a first-come, first-served basis. Have a group? Please call ahead of time to make special arrangements.