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Monday, July 6, 2015

Several tablet devices

E-Reader Help

West End Library

2 p.m.
Confused about how to download books and media to your e-Reader? Bring your fully charged iPad, Kindle, Nook, tablet, smart phone or laptop and get help! You will need a library card to get set up. If you don't have one, you can sign up in just a couple minutes. Check the list of what you need to bring.
Maker Camp

Maker Camp

Petworth Library

2:30 p.m.
The Petworth Library is a Maker Camp site!  July 6 - Aug. 14, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects every Monday-Thursday, 2:30-4 p.m.  Children eight and above and teens are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.   No registration is necessary.  
Lego Builders

LEGO Builders

Palisades Library

3 p.m.
LEGO Builders is a free-play session using large Duplo LEGO building blocks, for ages 1½ and older. All materials will be provided by the library. 

Tech Monday: PC Basics I Beginner class

Northwest One Library

3 p.m.
Join us at Northwest One Library every Monday 3-5 p.m. for a free computer basics class. Learn how to use the mouse, keyboard and some general tips and tricks for working the computer. No sign-up necessary. 
Maker Camp

Maker Camp

Northeast Library

3 p.m.
The Northeast Library is a Maker Camp site!  From July 6 to Aug. 14, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects every Monday and Wednesday, 3-5 p.m.   Children ages 8 and older and teens are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.   No registration is necessary.
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Japan in a Suitcase

Tenley-Friendship Library

3:30 p.m.
Through the use of some hands-on activities, crafts and colorful PowerPoint presentations, students can learn about Japanese culture and language. Japan-in-a-Suitcase brings traditional toys, clothing, school items, and crafts to encourage a deeper understanding and awareness of Japan and Japanese culture to school children through hands-on activities and demonstrations.  Best for ages 6-13.    
Science in the Summer participant

Science in the Summer: Level 2

Capitol View Library

3:30 p.m.
In partnership with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), your child can learn about simple machines in a free summer program, GSK Science in the Summer™. Students will discover how and why machines can lift huge boulders, build bridges, and pump water.
Maker Camp

Maker Camp

Cleveland Park Library

3:30 p.m.
The Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library is a Maker Camp site!   From July 6 - Aug. 14, 2015, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects Monday through Friday, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Children ages 8 and older and teens up to age 16 are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.   No registration is necessary.

Baby Lap Time

Chevy Chase Library

3:30 p.m.
Babies enjoy books, rhymes, songs and other activities on the laps of their caregivers. For pre-walkers. Registration required. Sign up at the children's desk or by phone, 202-282-0021.

Toddler Art & Stories

Georgetown Library

3:30 p.m.
A themed story time that focuses on exploring art materials. Recommended for ages 2-5. 

Lego Challenge!

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
Come build your best lego creation and win a prize!   Lego pieces are small. Ages 5 and older please.
Teen reading a book

Francis Gregory Neighborhood Library Teen Book Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

4 p.m.
The Francis Gregory Neighborhood Library Teen Book Club meets in the Teen Section on the first floor. The book club meets the first Monday of every month at 4 p.m. Books are appropriate for teens ages 13-19. 
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Garden Club

Southwest Library

4:30 p.m.
Come join us for hands-on fun! Explore and tend the library's outdoor garden! Kids will get to plant seeds, water them, weed them, and watch them grow into a variety of flowers, herbs and vegetables.  Children younger than 9 must be accompanied by an adult.  Questions? Please call 202-724-4691.

Computer Basics

Lamond-Riggs Library

5 p.m.
In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks.  Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required. To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.   When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  
Wii

Wii Night

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

5 p.m.
So you think your moves are hot enough for the game? Come join a friendly competition of dance off! Let's see who has the real dance EXPERIENCE!!! Let's see how well you drive! Come dance your pain away every Monday. Ages 13-19.

Computer Basics

Capitol View Library

5 p.m.
In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks.  Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required. To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.   When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  
BRUHS flier

BRUHS: Book Reading Uplifts His Spirit

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
BRUHS -- Book Reading Uplifts His Spirit -- a monthly LGBT book club and community outreach, meets every first Monday in Auditorium A-5.
Every Hero Has a Story

Superhero Film Series

Georgetown Library

6:30 p.m.
This summer Every Hero Has A Story! Join us for a superhero themed film series Monday nights at 6:30 p.m. You can not only enjoy great movies but also receive credit toward completing this year's Summer Reading Program.   For a complete list of films, please visit the library today.
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Superhero Summer Film Series: 'Captain America: First Avenger'

Georgetown Library

6:30 p.m.
After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him into Captain America, a Super Soldier. Now, as Captain America, Rogers joins forces with Bucky Barnes and Peggy Carter to wage war on the evil HYDRA organization, led by the villainous Red Skull. (2011), PG-13, 124 minutes
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Teen Slam Poetry Night

Tenley-Friendship Library

6:30 p.m.
Come out for Tenley's Teen Slam Night. Perform your own poem or come listen to your friends. This is an "open mic" slam, which means anyone who attends is welcome to perform. Light refreshments will be served. Ages 14-19.
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'The Monuments Men'

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: The Monuments Men U.S., 2014, rated PG-13, 118 minutes. An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked with rescuing art masterpieces from Nazi thieves. Based on a true story. Starring Matt Damon.
Every Hero has a Story

City History, City Heroes: None But The Brave: The District's Black Doughboys in the Great War

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

7 p.m.
This summer at DC Public Library Summer Reading we're exploring heroes and heroism. Join us to hear about lesser-known stories of heroism from D.C.'s history with local author C.R. Gibbs.
zumba

Zumba Class

Southeast Library

7:30 p.m.
Ditch the workout and join the party!  Zumba combines Latin and international music with a fun and effective workout system. This class will be led by Library Associate and licensed Zumba instructor Christine. No experience is necessary, but all participants must sign a waiver. Come comfortably dressed for moving. 
Zumba

Zumba @ SOW: 12 Week Schedule Change

Southwest Library

7:30 p.m.
*NEW ZUMBA SCHEDULE** From June 15, 2015 through Aug. 31, 2015, Zumba will meet on Monday evenings. Come join the party! Instructor Roshaunda Jenkins will lead this one-hour fitness and dance class -- all fitness levels welcome!

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Baby/Toddler Story Time

West End Library

10 a.m.
Regularly scheduled story time for babies and toddlers.

Preschool Story Time

Northeast Library

10 a.m.
This story time helps children learn and practice early literacy skills in a fun, playful setting. Story time attendees are encouraged to engage with the librarian all while reading stories, singing songs, and learning new rhymes.  Ages 3-5. Please call 202-698-0183 with questions. Story time takes place on the lower level.
Book worm

Preschool Story Time

Southeast Library

10 a.m.
Interactive story time with songs, rhymes, and books, for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. 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.
Sing Talk and Read DC

Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Takoma Park Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs, dances and FUN, for ages birth to two and their caregivers every Tuesday.

Rhythm and Rhyme

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10 a.m.
An interactive musical experience, incorporating the use of musical instruments.   For ages 0-5. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.