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Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Crafternoons

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

4 p.m.
Arts and crafts activities for ages 7 and older. 

Fourth-Fifth Grade Book Club

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
Join us for Fourth and Fifth Grade Book Club at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. 

Art Attack

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Want to make great DIY pieces to show off to family and friends? Come to Art Attack in Teen Space!  Stop by and make cool crafts while hanging out with friends. We provide the materials, YOU provide the creativity! Ages 13-19.  

STEM Mondays

Francis A. Gregory Library

4:15 p.m.
STEM is an acronym for fields of study in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Woodridge Checkmates

Woodridge Library

4:30 p.m.
Children and teens learn winning strategies for playing chess.Best ages 7- 19

Read with Me

Capitol View Library

4:30 p.m.
Want to practice you reading skills or have someone read just to you?Come to Capitol View Library on Monday afternoons.Open to students in kindergarten - 4th grade.Grab a Book, Grab a Buddy and READ!

HIV/STI Testing by Metro TeenAIDS

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

4:30 p.m.
Metro TeenAIDS (MTA) provides free, quick,

Teen Night

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

5 p.m.
Join us every Monday evening for Teen Night!Every other week will be fun with video and board games. The rest of the time we'll be doing a variety of activities like watching movies, duct tape crafts, homework help, and more!

E-Reader Drop-In Clinic

Mt. Pleasant Library

5 p.m.
  Bring your fully charged iPads, Kindles, Nooks, Tablets, or laptops and your library card to our weekly e-Reader Clinic at the information desk on the lower level.  You will learn how to download books, music, and different types of media available for downloading from our website, and much much more...don't forget your cords!    

Chess Instruction for Children and Teens

Woodridge Library

6 p.m.
Children and teens learn winning strategies for playing chess.Best for ages 6-19.

Family Evening Storytime

Parklands-Turner Library

6 p.m.
Every Monday at 6PM join us at Parklands-Turner Library in the Children's Area for stories.Bring the entire family and inspire a passion for learning in children.

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

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

Booklover's Film Companion

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
  Formerly known as the Fiction Lover's Film Companion, this film series presents movies that spotlight issues touched on in the readings of book clubs based at your favorite downtown Library! Join us as we watch engaging films paired as a companions to these great reads. Films are screened on the fourth Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in Room A-5, located on library's lower level. Just call 202-727-0321 to see what's playing this month!

Children's Movie Nights

Francis A. Gregory Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us in the children's room for weekly movie screenings of new family films and classic favorites.Recommended for families and children ages 4-12.

"Journey to the Inner Light" - An Evening with Morgan Gendel

Tenley-Friendship Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for a special evening with science fiction screenwriter Morgan Gendel, winner of the Hugo Award for Star Trek: The Next Generation fan-favorite episode The Inner Light.  

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Francis A. Gregory Library

6:30 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

Photoshop 201: Retouching

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
In Photoshop 201, we will explore image adjustment options, layers and layer masks, and color correcting options utilizing Photoshop CS6.

Zumba at Southwest

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
Zumba is back at Southwest! Due to popular demand, Stephanie will have you moving through the paces for four more weeks, beginning in October.Come join the party! 

Genealogy Drop-In Clinic

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
 Curious to learn more about your family history?Stop by the library to learn about our online resources for performing family history research and learn a little more about your own history.

Free Yoga Classes

Cleveland Park Library

7 p.m.
Free weekly yoga class led by a qualified instructor, courtesy of Yoga Activist.Geared toward beginners, although all are welcome.
Flier for the Literary Hill BookFest Reading Series - Tim Krepp - Capitol Hill Haunts

Literary Hill BookFest Reading Series

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
Come see Tim Krepp, author of Capitol Hill Haunts. We are excited about the next talk in our partnership with the Literary Hill BookFest that is bringing a series of Capitol Hill author talks to DC Public Library locations on the Hill.

Kid's Night

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
 Hang out with your friends and enjoy a variety of activities that may include games, crafts, and movies in the Children's Room on the Second Floor. 

Pajama & Stuffed Animal Story Time

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
Stories, songs & rhymes for all ages.This program is held upstairs in front of the fireplace.

T'ai Chi with Susan Lowell

Georgetown Library

7:30 p.m.
Enjoy free t'ai chi classes taught by Susan Lowell of Tenleytown T'ai Chi. Please contact megan.mcnitt@dc.gov for details and registration.

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Baby/Toddler Story Time

West End Library

10 a.m.
Regularly scheduled story time for babies and toddlers.

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.

Preschool Story Time

Southeast Library

10 a.m.
Story time for ages 2-5 years.Free tickets are required for entry and can be obtained 10 minutes before the start of the program in the upstairs reading room.

Rhythm and Rhyme

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10 a.m.
An interactive musical experience, incorporating the use of musical instruments.  For ages 0-5.This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.  

Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Takoma Park Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs, dances and FUN, for ages birth to two and their caregivers every Tuesday.