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Monday, Aug. 3, 2015

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.
Under the Sea with Andrew Wilson

Under the Sea with Andrew Wilson

Georgetown Library

3:30 p.m.
Discover our Chesapeake Bay and see what lives below  the waves in this exciting LIVE! animal presentation.  Meet a blue crab, horseshoe crab, oyster, sea horse and toadfish along with other bay inhabitants. Learn about our local estuary and how it has changed over the centuries. For ages 4-12.

Toddler Art & Stories

Georgetown Library

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

Mini Maker

Parklands-Turner Library

3:30 p.m.
Join the library staff as we encourage you to create, experiment, and design.  On selected days between July 6 and Aug. 14, The Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library will host fun and exciting experiments and projects. Children and teens ages 8 to 16 should arrive in the children's room 3:30-5:30 p.m to participate. Call ahead for more information: 202-645-4532

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.
BARS

BARS

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
BARS is a workshop for youth that enjoy rapping and writing Spoken Word poems.  Join us to write new songs to original beats and poems to record and perform. Spend your summer making art that makes a difference in your community. This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Reptiles Alive!

Reptiles Alive!

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
Meet reptiles from all over the world in this wild, educational show featuring a giant snake, alligator tortoise, monitor lizard and other amazing reptiles. For ages 5 and older.
‘Oliver the Mighty Pig’ Book Cover

Reader's Theatre Featuring ‘Oliver the Mighty Pig’

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Aug. 3 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Oliver the Mighty Pig by Jean Van Leeuwen is the featured piece.

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.
JAVA Graphic

JAVA Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Java is a computer programming language used to develop applications that can run on any platform. Learn how the Java bytecode makes this programming language compatible and portable. Instructor: T. Nguyen 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! You will learn:
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. 
kids' watering can & gardening tools

Garden Club

Southwest Library

4:30 p.m.
Come join us for hands-on fun with a special visit from DC Central Kitchen on July 20 and Aug. 17! 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.
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.
Yoga

Yoga For Skeptics

West End Library

5:30 p.m.
Skeptical about yoga?  Not sure if it's for you?  Join us for a five-part series on the benefits of the practice, each Monday in August at 5:30 p.m.  This course will be taught by Amanda of Yoga District. Bring your own mat, or borrow one of ours.
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.
Microsoft Word

Word II Intermediate

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:15 p.m.
Learn more features of this word-processing software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. P. Grogan Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics. You will learn to: Navigate and adjust default settings. Create and insert stylized headers and footers, footnotes, table of contents, indexes and cover pages.
iron man 2

Superhero Summer Film Series: 'Iron Man 2'

Georgetown Library

6:30 p.m.
Now that the world knows billionaire inventor Tony Stark is the armored super hero Iron Man, his life has suddenly become even more intense. Everyone wants in on the Iron Man technology, whether for power or profit, but for Ivan Vanko, it's revenge. With Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, Stark must once again suit up and face his most dangerous enemy yet. (2010), PG-13, 124 minutes
microphone on stage

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.
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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Free Movie: 'Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport'

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: Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport U.K./U.S., 2000, rated PG, 118 minutes. The story of child refugees who were transported to Britain to escape the Nazi Holocaust. Narrated by Judi Dench. Documentary.
Stuffed animal story time

Pajama & Stuffed Animal Story Time

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
Stories, songs and rhymes for all ages. This program is held upstairs in front of the fireplace.
Every Hero has a Story

City History, City Heroes: Heroes of the Battlefield: The Fighting First Regiment in War & Peace

Palisades Library

7 p.m.
This summer for 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 @ 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, Aug. 4, 2015

PCs for Dummies

Tuesday morning computer classes at Southwest Library

Southwest Library

9 a.m.
You are cordially invited to attend the Tuesday morning computer classes at Southwest Library. Each class covers a different computer related subject. August classes are: Microsoft Powerpoint (Aug. 4) Introduction to Personal Computers (Aug. 18) World Wide Web Basics (Aug. 25) Please note that class will not be held on Tuesday, Aug. 11.
Graduate Cap

Summer Transition Fair

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
The District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education Summer Transition Program is designed to help students navigate the college lifestyle. The summer program will focus on preparing students and their families for a successful freshman year by offering a series of workshops to address the transition from high school to college. The workshops will include topics such as: Academic Tips Campus Support Services Student Life & Wellness The High School/College Mental Transition

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.
Online Job Search

Online Job Application Assistance

Lamond-Riggs Library

10 a.m.
Searching for a job and applying online can present challenges. Most vacancies in most industries require you to submit your application electronically. If you are searching for a job online and need assistance with creating an email account, creating and/or revising a resume, or simply accessing the site to apply for employment, we are available to help you every Tuesday, July 21 through Aug. 18, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. WalMart at Fort Totten Square is hiring for the fall opening of the store in the Lamond-Riggs neighborhood.