Story Time for ages 3-5.
Class groups welcome.
To ensure that children can participate fully in this program, we ask that children who attend this program be at least over 2 years of age.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Story Time for ages 3-5.
Enjoy the world of reading through stories, movies, crafts and action rhymes.
Join us for songs, stories, finger plays and rhymes.
This story time is for ages birth to 2 years.
Groups, please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time for your group.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for children aged 0 to 5 and their caregivers.
Every Tuesday and Thursday, come and enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, finger plays, movement and more for children ages 0-5.
Join us for a half hour of stories, songs, movement, finger plays, rhyme, and dance! Large groups of ten or more please contact, Lizzie Nolan, children's librarian at 202-541-6226 or email@example.com
Best for ages 2-5.
*Crafts every first Tuesday and Thursday of the month*
Stories, songs, rhymes, finger plays, movement and more for children ages infant to five and their parents/caregivers.
Stories, songs, and SO much more.
Join us for a program for children ages 1-4 and their caregivers.
Story times include bounces, tickles, upsie-downsies, manipulables, and action rhymes with one or two stories.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 0-2, 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 at 11 a.m.
To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.
Come learn about different online resources for finding jobs, help with creating a professional email account, and resume writing tips.
Bring a mat and join Heather Ferris, yoga teacher/therapist & Shaw resident, for traditional yoga classes. Many aspects will be covered:
• Omkar chanting and much more
The Popular Services staff will offer lunchtime demonstrations of the new devices and step-by-step instructions on how to download books, music and movies from the library's website. You can bring your own device or take a look at ours.
These lunchtime sessions will be held on the fourth Tuesday of every month until 2 p.m. in the Great Hall just outside the Popular Library, where the staff will be available to demonstrate, answer questions and troubleshoot.
Learn to find and assess quality online health information (2.5 hours). Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.
Instructors: A. Muhammad, PIA International, Inc.
Computer Lab, Room 311
Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics.
You will learn to:
- Navigate medical websites.
- Evaluate medical websites for updates and active links.
- Research personal health issues.
- Make informed health decisions based on information retrieved from credible health websites.
Sponsored by the National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health and the D.C. Department of Health's HIV/AIDS Administration. Presented by the Project for Intermediate Advocates.
Bring your own flash drive to save class documents, or send them to your email account.
Get your week to a great start and come in for extra homework and project help every Tuesday until 5:15 p.m. Head to the Teen Space and check in with Ms. Bobbie to get going.
Ages 12 - 19.
Learn the basic features of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet environment that are frequently used for calculation and data entry functions in the workplace. 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:
- Identify and navigate the basic features and elements of the Microsoft Excel window.
- Build a simple budget spreadsheet, using data entry and cell navigation skills.
- Format and edit spreadsheet data, using common and unique formatting features.
- Create simple formulas.
- Use the AutoSum feature.
- Explore the Insert Function feature for all other mathematical operations available in Excel.
- Engage the Chart Gallery to create a chart based on the simple budget database created in class.
Please bring your own flash drive to save class documents or send them to your email account.
Brood 2 of the 17 year cicadas are coming to the East Coast.... soon and very soon. These flying, red-eyed creatures will quickly be upon us, and the creative minds at WNYC's Radiolab have made a cicada tracker to follow the emergence of the brood.
Join other Capitol Hill residents in contributing to this crowdsourced information about the cicadas in D.C.
Every Tuesday and Thursday from 5-7 p.m., a Southeast Branch staff member will be available to help you submit your cicada sighting to the tracker.
By mid-June, you may have to wade through the cicada shells to get up to the library, but it will be worth it.
Sign language classes are free and no registration is required.
This is an ongoing class—just walk in and begin any day; come whichever day you wish.
This class, with instructor Maurice Smith, meets Mondays and Tuesdays at the second floor East Lobby and continues indefinitely.
The Fiction Lover's Book Club invites you to a book swap and film showing as we launch our summer reading season.
The book swap starts at 5:30 p.m.:
Recycle your familiar reads by trading with another book lover, or choose from the free books or audiobooks on the Fiction Lover's Book Club's swap cart.
The film starts at 6 p.m.:
To be a librarian, you must master the Dewey Decimal System, ace internet research and, if you're new librarian Flynn Carsen, save the world! The Librarian: Quest for the Spear is the first in a trilogy of comedy-adventure films featuring the exploits of Carsen as he preserves and protects the world's mythological treasures.
Starring Noah Wyle, Olympia Dukakis, Kyle MacLachlan, Jane Curtin, and Bob Newhart.
Directed by Peter Winther.
2004, 106 mins. Not Rated.
Both events will be held in Room A-9 on the Lower Level.
Come and participate in the chess club activites at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library. Every Tuesday, engage your chess moves with other players.
This program is open to youth ages 10 to 16.
Call 202-715-7707 for move information.
Join us for months of great movies! All movies show in Room A-5 on the lower level.
Note Time Change: Gangster Squad and the Impossible will screen at 6:30 p.m. in Room A-5 on the lower level to accomodate concerts showing at 5 p.m.
Daniel Day-Lewis in his Academy Award-winning turn as our 16th president. Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones also star in this superior historical drama.
Directed by Steven Spielberg.
2012, 150 mins. Rated PG-13.
Zero Dark Thirty (New Date)
Dramatic telling of the hunt for and the killing of Osama Bin Laden, starring Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton and Chris Pratt.
Directed by Kathryn Bigelow.
157 mins. 2012, Rated R.
April 23 6:30 p.m.
Action-filled tale of undercover cops and the mob in Los Angeles, circa 1949. Sean Penn and Ryan Gosling star.
Directed by Ruben Fleischer.
113 mins. 2013, Rated R.
April 30 6:30 p.m.
Heart-wrenching account of a vacationing family’s plight after the 2004 tsunami in Thailand. Starring Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor.
Directed by Juan Antonio Bayona.
114 mins. 2012, Rated PG-13.
Tom Cruise stars as a homicide investigator in a case where things are not as they seem. Directed by Christopher McQuarrie.
130 minutes. 2012. Rated PG-13.
4 Little Girls
Spike Lee's documentary on the church bombing in Alabama during the Civil Right's Movement. Special presentation with the Humanities Council of Washington's "Live to Read" program.
102 minutes 1997. Rated NR.
Tom Hanks and Halle Berry play multiple characters through time in this sci-fi mystery. Directed by Tom Tykwer and Lana and Andy Wachowski.
172 minutes. 2012. Rated R.
Jason Statham is a master thief in this thrilling actioner, also starring Jennifer Lopez. Directed by Taylor Hackford.
118 minutes. 2013. Rated R.
Join us at Northwest One for free Yoga lessons every week.
We welcome all skill levels and provide mats! Classes are an hour long.
Free weekly yoga classes led by a qualified instructor, courtesy of Yoga Activist.
Geared toward beginners, but all are welcome.
Monthly book club meets to discuss literary fiction and nonfiction.
Call for current title: 202-698-3377.
Join us every Tuesday evening for open chess play in the Bellevue Teen Room.
Players of any skill level are invited to hone their skills or learn to play in an informal and welcoming environment. Learn the fundamentals or practice for the next tournament with other teenage king slayers!
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