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Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Stories, songs and fun for young ones.Please note that 10:30 a.m. Baby Time will be ticketed to a maximum of 60 people. Tickets are available free at the Children's Desk, starting at 9:30 a.m. The second Baby Time at 11 a.m. will be the same program but will be open admission.
This story time helps children with early language and literacy skills through reading stories, singing songs, learning new rhymes and honing visual literacy skills with the librarian.
Join us for a fun, interactive story time that encourages early language and literacy skills through stories, songs, and rhymes.Wonderful Ones & Twos is for children that are walking up to and including age two.You must register each week for this program.
Need a place to sit and chat with friends, play games, or just chill? Come to the Afterschool Lounge on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and use the library's large conference room as a group study room, game space, lounge and snack area. Board and card games are available. Food and drinks are welcome. Crafts, trivia tournaments, video games, and other activities will be available on a rotating basis. Ages 11-19.
It's Wednesday afternoon; need a mid-week break from school?Come by the Palisades Library to watch a teen movie!An activity will be available at 3 p.m.; a rated PG or PG-13 movies will begin at 3:30 p.m. A small snack will be provided.This program is for Teens and Tweens only.
Ever wondered how a Pop-Up book is made? Come learn how and create your own at the Georgetown Library Children's Room every Wednesday afternoon in October!At the same time, come and visit our Pop-Up Book Collection in the Children's Room.This is an Arts & Crafts program for children ages 8-12.
Attend a database demonstration that explores DC Public Library’s genealogical and historical online resources highlighting the Black Studies and Washingtoniana Collections. Learn how to research house histories, census data, maps, telephone directories and more.With your DC Public Library card, tracing your family history has never been easier.This program is part of the DC Reads series of events. To learn more about DC Reads, please visit dclibrary.org/dcreads.
What is TED?TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages.Best for teens and adults.
Explore the many document creation possibilities of this powerful desktop publishing software. Microsoft Publisher is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. P. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate and PowerPoint.You will learn to:
For decades the LGBTQ community has been a vibrant and prominent part of life in the District.
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 certified Zumba instructor Christine. No experience is necessary, but all participants must sign a waiver. Come comfortably dressed for moving.