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Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

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!    

Teen Game Night

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

5 p.m.
Join us every Monday evening for Teen Game Night! Every week we will have fun playing the Wii. We also have an assortment of card, dice, and board games to play.

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5 p.m.
Have you ever dreamed of writing the Great American Novel? Do you have a torrid romance burning inside you? Do you know why the aliens are coming to get you, and you have to share the secret of their extra-dimensional technology with the world?  Come Write in at DC Public Library! Bring your favorite notepad or laptop, or use one of the library's public computers to work on your original novel during National Novel Writing Month.

Boys Game Night

Capitol View Library

5 p.m.
Boys Game Night will be held on Monday, September 8 from 5 to 6 p.m. We play Wii games, watch movies, play board games, talk about awesome books, and hang out with boys from the neighborhood. If this sounds like fun, join us here at Capitol View Library. Boys ages 8-13 are invited to attend.

Intro to Illustrator CS6

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Here we will learn the basics to get you started designing vector based graphics for print or Web. We will take a tour of the workspace, toolbars, and flyout panels to get you started on design projects. 

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.

NEW: LGBTQ Youth MeetUp

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

6 p.m.
Join us at the Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library for our LGBTQ Youth Meetup!Every First Monday of the month, LGBTQ youth will be provided an outlet to connect in this safe space with their peers and engage in fun and expressive activities. We'll meet in the large meeting room.See you there! 

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.

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.

Get Unblocked! NaNoWriMo Writer's Block Clinic

Southeast Library

6:30 p.m.
Sign up for our National Novel Writing Month program and let published novelist Hannah Sternberg help you reach your NaNoWriMo goals this year with a series of classes on working through writer’s block.

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. 

Clinica Legal para Solicitantes de Empleo

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

7 p.m.
¿Es usted un solicitante de empleo o un empleado recientemente contratado? ¿Está teniendo dificultades para conseguir o mantener un trabajo?

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! 

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.

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.

Jobseeker Legal Clinic: Breaking Barriers to Employment

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

7 p.m.
Are you a job seeker or a recently hired employee?  Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job?  Come to one of these Jobseeker Clinics and meet with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) to find out if you have a barrier to employment that a lawyer may be able to help you resolve. You can get information about issues such as criminal record sealing, credit reports, background checks, obtaining driving and professional licenses, resolving back child support arrearages, wage theft, and other issues. 

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

Georgetown Library

7:30 p.m.
Have you ever dreamed of writing the Great American Novel? Do you have a torrid romance burning inside you? Do you know why the aliens are coming to get you, and you have to share the secret of their extra-dimensional technology with the world?  Come Write in at DC Public Library! Bring your favorite notepad or laptop, or use one of the library's public computers to work on your original novel during National Novel Writing Month

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

Trashy Book Club

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

(All day)
Join us for our romance book club to discuss all your favorite bodice rippers!

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Have you ever dreamed of writing the Great American Novel? Do you have a torrid romance burning inside you? Do you know why the aliens are coming to get you, and you have to share the secret of their extra-dimensional technology with the world?  Come Write in at DC Public Library! Bring your favorite notepad or laptop, or use one of the library's public computers to work on your original novel during National Novel Writing Month

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Cleveland Park Library

9:30 a.m.
Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library offers a drop-in job seekers clinic the first Tuesday of each month.Individual assistance available to support resume creation, job searches and applications.

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.

Baby-Toddler Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
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.

Preschool Story Time

Parklands-Turner Library

10 a.m.
Every Tuesday come and enjoy stories, songs, rhymes,finger plays, movement and more for children ages 0-5.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Petworth Library

10 a.m.
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.

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.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

West End Library

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

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.
PCs for Dummies

Tuesday morning computer classes at Southwest Library

Southwest Library

10 a.m.
You are cordially invited to attend the Tuesday morning computer classes at Southwest Library.  Classes begin at 10 a.m. and end at 12 p.m. November sessions are: Microsoft Powerpoint (Nov. 4) Introduction to PCs (Nov. 18) World Wide Web Basics (Nov. 25)

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.  

Story Break

Tenley-Friendship Library

10 a.m.
Slow your busy morning down with a short story time. A couple books, a couple songs. A nice break!