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Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Battle Subway Pokémon League

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
If you love Pokémon, you won't want to miss this!  Battle Subway is an official league of the Pokémon Company International.

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12:15 p.m.
Self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch 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. Class Objectives: Practice home-row key typing in self-paced exercises. Test your typing skills at various levels of proficiency and speed.

Saturday Technology Training Sessions

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

1 p.m.
Saturday Technology Training Sessions are on the first and third Saturday of each month with a few exceptions for holidays. They are held from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. in the Adaptive Services Division, Room 215.
Tuskegee Air Women

Tuskegee Air Women: Reflections

Capitol View Library

1 p.m.
In recognition of Veterans Day 2014, are you interested in learning more about the contributions of Tuskegee Air Women? If so, come out for an educational evening that includes meeting in person Documented Original Tuskegee Airmen.

Family Fun Time

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Looking for a fun, family oriented, weekend activity? Look no further!Children and their families are encouraged to let loose and have a ball in the library. Every Saturday, come prepared to laugh, play and have fun!Please call the Children's Desk at 202-727-1248 to find out the specific theme for the week. 
Halloween Is Cover

Family Fun Time: Halloween Party!

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Join us in the Children's Room and celebrate Halloween! Bring the whole family for crafts, games, stories, and more! Be sure to dress in costume for library trick-or-treating. If you have any questions, please contact the Children's Department at 202-7271248.  

Family Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Join us for an all-ages story time with singing, dancing and lots of fun!
Catching Fire-sequel to the Hunger Games

All About Ladies Series

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Movie Saturdays continue at Mt. Pleasant with the All About the Ladies Series...come see the illuminating sequel to that post-apocalytic movie with J. Law.   Katniss and Peeta battle in the Quarter Quell and a rebellion is sparked.

LEGO Club

Southwest Library

2 p.m.
Join us for LEGO Club on Saturday afternoons--be inspired by our themes and construct a unique creation!This program is designed for ages 4 and older; children 8 years old and younger must attend with a parent or caregiver.  

Halloween Bash

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
Come in your favorite costume and celebrate Halloween with: Games & PrizesPhotoboothCraftsRefreshmentsMusicAnd more fun!  

Family Craft-ernoon!

Takoma Park Library

2 p.m.
Every other Saturday enjoy family crafts for all ages.Crafts will vary with the seasons and holidays. All materials will be provided.

PC Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2:30 p.m.
For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you. Overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace. Also take the Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing class as a perfect complement to PC Basics. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: X. E. Han Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. You will learn to: Identify basic computer components and operating system features.

NaNoWriMo

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

2:30 p.m.
November is National Novel Writing Month. Shepherd Park Library will be hosting a quiet space for writers to create every Saturday in November from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Kids and teens are welcome, too! Remember to register at the NaNoWriMo Young Writer's Program website so you can set your own word count.

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

2:30 p.m.
Have you ever dreamed of writing the Great American Novel? Do you have a torrid romance burning inside you? Do you know why the aliens are coming to get you, and you have to share the secret of their extra-dimensional technology with the world?  Come Write in at DC Public Library! Bring your favorite notepad or laptop, or use one of the library's public computers to work on your original novel during National Novel Writing Month.

Baby Lap Time for Teen Parents

Capitol View Library

3 p.m.
Enjoy simple reading, rhymes, music, crafts and movement with your baby. Open to children ages birth to 3 years old with caregiver.

Gamers Galore

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

3:30 p.m.
Come to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Teen Space to get your game on every Saturday afternoon.  From our variety of board games and trading card games to our stock of video games for the Nintendo Wii and XBox 360, we have something for everyone to play and enjoy!Ages 13-19. 

An Evening With George Clinton

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for an unforgettable evening with none other than Mr. P-Funk himself, George Clinton.* It will not be your regular run-of-the-mill book event. Get prepared to board the Mother Ship as we take off with the Maestro, George Clinton. We will also have a special presentation from African Ancestry Inc., as George Clinton's ancestral DNA is revealed. You don't want to miss this!

Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Have you ever dreamed of writing the Great American Novel? Do you have a torrid romance burning inside you? Do you know why the aliens are coming to get you, and you have to share the secret of their extra-dimensional technology with the world?  Come Write in at DC Public Library! Bring your favorite notepad or laptop, or use one of the library's public computers to work on your original novel during National Novel Writing Month

Get It Write! Study Hall

Mt. Pleasant Library

1 p.m.
Need help with homework? Want feedback on your creative writing? Stop by the information desk! We’ll set you up in a quiet study space and give you tips on how to ace your assignments. On the lower level, every Sunday.

Family M.E.S.S.

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

1 p.m.
Family Math, Engineering and Science Sundays is a bi-weekly program that encourages children 3-12 to learn more about the world around them through experiments, building and other activities. Parental/caregiver participation is suggested.

Sunday Movies

Anacostia Library

2 p.m.
Join us in the children's room for a movie! We will be showing new family-friendly films and old favorites in the children's room every Sunday.Recommended for families and children ages 4+.

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Have you ever dreamed of writing the Great American Novel? Do you have a torrid romance burning inside you? Do you know why the aliens are coming to get you, and you have to share the secret of their extra-dimensional technology with the world?  Come Write in at DC Public Library! Bring your favorite notepad or laptop, or use one of the library's public computers to work on your original novel during National Novel Writing Month
Fall Centerpieces

Adult Arts and Crafts Workshop: Fall Centerpieces

Takoma Park Library

2 p.m.
Candle centerpieces are the essence of fall decorating. They bring unique textures, interesting shapes, seasonal aromas and bright fall leaf colors into your home in autumn. A candle centerpiece is an excellent modern interior decorating item for adding warmth to any room. We will be making handmade, inexpensive fall candle centerpieces using vases, candles, dried beans, dried leaves, small branches and pebbles. All materials will be provided by the Friends of the Library and you get to take your centerpiece home!

Crafts & Coloring

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Sunday afternoons are for crafts and coloring at Francis Gregory library. Come in and make something to take home - craft, sketch, color, draw or paint!

Family Funday Sunday

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
A variety of family friendly programs that may include dance, music, movement, movies, sign language and much more.Recommended for ages 0-12.
An Affair to Remember: The Remarkable Love Story of Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy

Classic Movie

Palisades Library

2 p.m.
You are cordially invited to a free showing of a classic film starring Spencer Tracy and Elizabeth Taylor. Please join us.

STEAM Team

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Mathematics? Join us to design, construct, discover, create, and so much more!  Ages 6-12.

Reading Diva's Book Club

Capitol View Library

2:30 p.m.
If reading and talking about popular books sounds like fun, our Reading Diva's Book Club is for you! The club meets twice a month on Sunday here at Capitol View Library. Our group is lead by Mrs. Wendy, and she loves to see new faces. The girls are working on contacting their favorite authors and putting on a play about the books they have read. Join us for some exciting reading fun in September. Girls ages 10-13 are invited to attend. 

Sunday Smooth Jazz and Scrabble Lounge

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

3 p.m.
Come relax to the sounds of Smooth Jazz in theSunday Smooth Jazz and Scrabble Loungeat the Bellevue Neighborhood Library. The Lounge opens in the Main Meeting Room on Sunday May 4 from 3 to 5 p.m.(every other Sunday following).

Read Aloud Time

Takoma Park Library

3 p.m.
We have partnered with the Junior League of Washington to offer Read Aloud time every weekend! Join us on Sundays at 3 p.m. to enjoy books read aloud. Best for ages 2 - 5 and caregivers.