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Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Wordless Book Toddler Art and Stories

Georgetown Library

3:30 p.m.
Join us for an interactive story time that includes songs, rhymes, a craft activity and wordless picture books.

Teen Café

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Come hang out at the library every Tuesday afternoon and relax with the Wii and more!Check our online calendar for more Teen events at DC Public Library.Ages 13-19.

Word II Intermediate

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 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. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics.You will learn to:

Spoktacular Movies

Deanwood Library

4 p.m.
Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays for scary movies.For ages 8-11.

Kids' Club

Southeast Library

4 p.m.
Join us for a different activity each week -- games, crafts, science experiments, and more!  Ages 5-12, in the basement program room.October activities:   Oct. 7 Wordless Book Creation Explore some exciting wordless books & make your very own wordless book to take home. Oct. 14 Improv & Storytelling Games

In the Zone

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
Enjoy games, crafts, and other fun.Ages 6-12

Rosedale Library's Sing-Along Movie Nights

Rosedale Library

4:30 p.m.
We already know Kids Love Karaoke.Now it's time to take the performances to the next level! All ages are welcome to participate.Movie themed-costumes are strongly encouraged. Microphones will be available for participants to sing-along with the films!Call 202-727-5012 for details about the sing-along films. 

DC Youth Slam Team Poetry Workshop

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4:30 p.m.
Come to the Teen Space every Tuesday afternoon to participate in an exciting poetry workshop and let your imagination soar.Workshop is run as part of the DC Youth Slam Team, a subset of the Split This Rock poets association. Please contact Jonathan Tucker at 202.787.5279 to sign up for the class.Ages 13-19.

T'ai Chi for Beginners

West End Library

4:30 p.m.
Beginning classes taught by Susan Lowell from tenleytowntaichi.com.
Knitting circle

Knitting Circle

Southeast Library

5:30 p.m.
Get started on your holiday crafting with our knitting circle! Bring your knitting needles and yarn and we’ll provide the knitting books and fun. (Crocheters are welcome too!)

Lets Communicate in American Sign Language

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5:30 p.m.
Beginning Level. 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar.  Any level is welcome to join the class, review, learn new signs. FREE and open to the public.No need to register. Instructor: Cheryl Lewis.Room A-10 (Lower Level)Questions?  Call 202-559-5368 or email  lbph.dcpl@dc.gov

DC Reads: African Film Series

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
DC Public Library has lined up two special documentary films about life of African immigrants in the United States and their connection to the complex issues facing their home countries. Both shows start at 6 p.m. in Room A-5.

Downloadable Media Walk-In Clinic

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

6 p.m.
Come into the library and learn how to download ebooks and electronic audiobooks from our website.Bring your own e-Reader for hands-on instruction.For more information, call 202-541-6100.

PJ Story Time

Woodridge Library

6 p.m.
You come in your pajamas, maybe bring a favorite stuffed animal, and we'll provide the bedtime stories.For ages 6 months to 5 years.

10-Minute Stories

Deanwood Library

6 p.m.
Join us for frightfully, funny, ghastly, scary tales told in 10 minutes or less.Tuesdays from 6-6:10 p.m. (ages 5-7) & 7-7:10 p.m. (Ages 8-10). 

Writing Grants: Criteria, Pitfalls and Hints for Succesful Grant Proposal Writing

Capitol View Library

6:30 p.m.
Do you want to get in the grant writing game?Join Dawn Mabery, grant writing specialist, for a presentation on successful grant proposal writing.

Night Yoga

Northwest One Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us at Northwest One for free Yoga lessons every Tuesday except the first Tuesday of the month.We welcome all skill levels and provide mats!Classes are an hour long.

Book Talk: S Street Rising: Crack, Murder, and Redemption in D.C.

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

6:30 p.m.
During the height of the crack epidemic that decimated the streets of D.C., Ruben Castaneda covered the crime beat for The Washington Post. The first in his family to graduate from college, he had landed a job at one of the country’s premier newspapers.

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

7 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

ESL English Language Club

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

7 p.m.
Come to our ESL English Conversation Club, where you can practice your English skills in a casual environment. This conversation group is for English learners at all levels, but participants should have some English knowledge. This is an open group, and you can drop in at anytime between 7 and 8 pm.  

Free Yoga Classes

Cleveland Park Library

7 p.m.
Free weekly yoga classes led by a qualified instructor, courtesy of Yoga Activist.Geared toward beginners, but all are welcome.

Queer Book Club

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
Come to the first meeting of a new monthly Queer Book Club at Northeast Neighborhood Library!

English/Spanish Conversation Hour

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
Join English and Spanish speakers every first and third Tuesday of the month for a half-hour of conversation in Spanish followed by a half-hour of conversation in English.

Palisades Book Club

Palisades Library

7:30 p.m.
You are cordially invited to join us for a discussion of The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears, by Dinaw Mengestu.

7:30 Tuesdays: Romance at Any Age

Woodridge Library

7:30 p.m.
Dr. Diane Kern will lead and facilitate interactive discussions on the topic: "Romance at Any Age."This is the first seminar of our 7:30 Tuesdays event.7:30 Tuesdays is geared specifically for late teens and adults and will meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.Other topics will include "Coping with Holiday Stress," "Family Ties" and "Healthy Boundaries."Light refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Preschool Story Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10 a.m.
Story time for ages 3-5 featuring picture books, storytelling and movement.This is also the open call for class and daycare groups.If your daycare cannot make this story time, please call 202-727-0971 to schedule a different time.  

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Northwest One Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs and flannel boards for children ages 0-3.Daycare groups and individuals with children are welcome.

Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Southeast Library

10 a.m.
Baby/toddler lap times are story times geared for babies ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers.Free tickets are required for entry, and can be obtained 10 minutes before the start of the program in the upstairs reading room.

Preschool Story Time

Rosedale Library

10 a.m.
Stories, fingerplays, action rhymes, and singing and music for preschoolers!A story time geared towards children ages 3-5.

English Conversation Classes

Georgetown Library

10 a.m.
English Conversation Classes resume after a brief Summer hiatus.  Experienced and qualified volunteer teachers from the Washington English Center (Formerly Language ETC) will facilitate these popular classes offered twice a week - on Mondays and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.  There will be a two-week break and classes will resume on September 8 and will conclude on December 10, 2014.