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Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Preschool Story Time

Woodridge Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time recommended for children in preschool (ages 3 - 5).Come read stories, sing songs, and play with us! A program designed to encourage literacy in young children.Please call the library if you plan on bringing a large group.

Preschool Story Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10:30 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 202-717-0971 to schedule a different time.  

Baby Time

Georgetown Library

10:30 a.m.
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 for free at the Children's Desk, starting at 9:30 a.m.The second Baby Time at 11:00 a.m. will be the same program but will be open admission.

Preschool Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

10:30 a.m.
This movement-based story time includes reading stories, singing familiar songs as well as learning new rhymes and songs with the librarian.For ages 3-5.

Preschool Story Time

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

10:30 a.m.
Each weekly program will include songs, fingerplays, action rhymes and picture books. Occasionally, we also hope to have instruments, flannel board stories and puppets.  Groups are welcome. Ages 3-5.

Preschool Story Time

Anacostia Library

10:30 a.m.
Stories, songs and rhymes for ages 3-5.If you are interested in scheduling a class visit for a separate story time, please call the library at 202-698-1959.

Preschool Story Time

Southwest Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for books, songs, rhymes, and finger plays as we continue to strengthen early literacy skills while enjoying stories together.  An easy craft activity follows story time each week. Designed for children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers.

Jobtober at Rosedale

Rosedale Library

10:30 a.m.
Rosedale wants to help! Applying for jobs can be difficult. There have been so many new advancements in technology, it can be hard to keep up. We know, and we are here to help. We will be devoting an hour each Monday and Wednesday morning for the last two weeks of October to help our patrons apply for jobs.  Sign up at our front desk today! If you have any questions, call 202-727-5012.

Job Seekers Drop In Clinic

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

11 a.m.
The Job Seekers Clinic at Shepherd Park Library meets on Wednesdays, once a week, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Terrific Twos

Cleveland Park Library

11 a.m.
Stories, music and rhymes for 2-year-olds.

Pre-School Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

11 a.m.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 2-5, with their caregivers.For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.

Preschool Storytime

Northwest One Library

11 a.m.
Stories, songs, and flannelboards for ages 3 - 5.

Baby Lap Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

11 a.m.
Stories, songs, rhymes, bounces, and tickles for babies (non-walkers) and their caregivers.Space is limited and registration is required each week.

Baby Time

Georgetown Library

11 a.m.
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.

Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Southeast Library

11 a.m.
Baby/toddler lap times are story times geared for babies ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers.Tickets are required for entry. Tickets are available in the Children's Room 10 minutes before Lap Time begins.

Drop-In Job Seekers Clinic

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

11 a.m.
One-on-one assistance for creating and editing resumes, setting up email accounts, searching job databases, filling out online applications and more.First come, first served!The clinic is 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Preschool Story Time

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
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.

Baby Lap Time

Palisades Library

11:30 a.m.
Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, bounces, and stories for babies!  This program is interactive for baby and caregiver, and helps babies to develop an awareness for language and books. 

Wonderful Ones & Twos Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

12 p.m.
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.

Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Southeast Library

12:15 p.m.
Baby/toddler lap times are story times geared for babies ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers.Tickets are required for entry. Tickets are available in the Children's Room 10 minutes before Lap Time begins.
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Afterschool Lounge

Tenley-Friendship Library

3 p.m.
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. 

Teen Movie Night

Palisades Library

3:30 p.m.
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. 

Graphic Novel Book Club

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
The Graphic Novel Book Club meets once a month to talk about graphic novels, enjoy themed snacks and complete crafts and activities related to the book of the month.Recommended for ages 7-10. 

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination. Ages 6-12 *Lego donations welcome. 

Pop-Up Book Creations

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
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.

Tween Origami Club

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Tweens, join us for a weekly Origami craft on Wednesdays in June where you’ll learn the basics of this Japanese tradition and make your own creations to take home. 

Wacky Wednesdays

Northeast Library

4 p.m.
Join us on Wacky Wednesday afternoons for take-home crafts, games and other activities.Ages 6-12For more information call (202) 698-0183.

D.C. Youth Poetry Slam Team Workshops

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

4:30 p.m.
Teens are invited to participate in weekly poetry and spoken word workshops. The D.C. Youth Poetry Slam Team will host bi-weekly workshops on Wednesday afternoons. Call for specific dates.

Kids' Karaoke

Southwest Library

4:30 p.m.
Come sing some tunes in the children's room!Open to kids 12 and younger, as well as their caregivers. 

Games & Puzzles

Francis A. Gregory Library

4:30 p.m.
Come in after school to play board games, cards or do puzzles. Recommended for ages 4-12. All children under 9 must be supervised by a parent or guardian over the age of 13.