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Monday, Aug. 31, 2015

Wonderful Ones

Cleveland Park Library

10 a.m.
Weekly storytime with stories, music and songs for 1-year-old children. Second session at 11 a.m.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

West End Library

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

Toddler Story Time

Rosedale Library

10 a.m.
Story time recommended for children ages birth - 3 years old. We'll read stories from the library's collection, sing songs, encourage flexibility and fun with fingerplays and engage in other play to encourage early literacy!
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Palisades Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes selected especially for ages 1-5, when children are first beginning to learn the framework for reading. Click here to learn about what to expect at Story Time.

Toddler Story Time

Woodridge Library

10:30 a.m.
Story time recommended for children between the ages of 0 - 3.We read stories from the library's collection, sing songs, and engage in play to encourage early literacy.Please call the library if you plan on bringing a large group.
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Baby/Toddler Story Time

Southwest Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and baby bounces as we work together to develop early literacy skills while having fun. Designed for children ages birth to 2 years and their caregivers. Please call 202-724-4691 with any questions.
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Preschool Story Time

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

10:30 a.m.
Stories through books and flannel board tales with lots of action rhymes and fingerplays abound for this half hour event for ages 2 to 3.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Palisades Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs and rhymes selected especially for ages 1-5, when children are first beginning to learn the framework for reading. Click here to learn about what to expect at Story Time.

Wonderful Ones

Cleveland Park Library

11 a.m.
Weekly storytime with stories, music and songs for 1-year-old children.  First session at 10 a.m.
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Around the World Story Time

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
Come to this story time and listen to books from and about other parts of the world! With songs and fingerplays in different languages, this story time is a cultural experience for the whole family. Around the World Story Time is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. See you there!

Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Anacostia Library

11 a.m.
Stories, songs, rhymes, bounces and tickles every Monday for children ages 0-2 and their caregivers.
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Introduction to Viniyoga

Tenley-Friendship Library

11 a.m.
Certified yoga teacher Robin Glantz will teach four Introduction to Viniyoga classes this August. Viniyoga is a form of gentle yoga that meets participants where they are. As such, viniyoga is suitable for all levels of experience and fitness.  Robin Glantz is a 200-hour-level certified yoga teacher and the owner of Vibrant Health LLC. She will teach these four intro classes:
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E-Reader Help

West End Library

2 p.m.
Confused about how to download books and media to your e-Reader? Bring your fully charged iPad, Kindle, Nook, tablet, smart phone or laptop and get help! You will need a library card to get set up. If you don't have one, you can sign up in just a couple minutes. Check the list of what you need to bring.
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Free Movie: 'Captain Phillips'

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: Captain Phillips U.S., 2013, rated PG-13, 134 minutes. True story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama. Nominated for 6 Oscars. Starring Tom Hanks.

Tech Monday: PC Basics I Beginner class

Northwest One Library

3 p.m.
Join us at Northwest One Library every Monday 3-5 p.m. for a free computer basics class. Learn how to use the mouse, keyboard and some general tips and tricks for working the computer. No sign-up necessary. 
Lego Builders

LEGO Builders

Palisades Library

3 p.m.
LEGO Builders is a free-play session using large Duplo LEGO building blocks, for ages 1½ and older. All materials will be provided by the library. 
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Afterschool Lounge

Tenley-Friendship Library

3:30 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 Thursdays 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. 
"Brand-new Pencils, Brand-new Books" by deGroat

Featuring 'Brand-new Pencils, Brand-new Books'

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room for Reader's Theatre.Brand-New Pencils, Brand-New Books by Diane deGroat is the featured piece.
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End of Summer Reading Party

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
Join us for the End Summer Reading Party. We will have games, crafts, ice cream, snacks and water balloons. And if you are in the League of Extraordinary Readers and you have read more than either Ms. Liz, Ms. Stacy, Mrs. Jess or Ms. Ruth, it is finally time for you to pelt us with water balloons!
Game Night

Kids and Teen Game Night

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

4 p.m.
Join us every Monday for Game Night! Play on the Wii or grab a board game. For children and teens ages 8 to 19.
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Summer Reading Finale

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
We will wrap up a super summer of reading with games and other fun activities on the front lawn. This celebration is for all ages.

Lego Challenge!

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
Come build your best lego creation and win a prize!   Lego pieces are small. Ages 5 and older please.
Wii

Wii Night

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

5 p.m.
So you think your moves are hot enough for the game? Come join a friendly competition of dance off! Let's see who has the real dance EXPERIENCE!!! Let's see how well you drive! Come dance your pain away every Monday. Ages 13-19.
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Yoga For Skeptics

West End Library

5:30 p.m.
Skeptical about yoga?  Not sure if it's for you?  Join us for a five-part series on the benefits of the practice, each Monday in August at 5:30 p.m.  This course will be taught by Amanda of Yoga District. Bring your own mat, or borrow one of ours.
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Free Movie: 'Captain Phillips'

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: Captain Phillips U.S., 2013, rated PG-13, 134 minutes. True story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama. Nominated for 6 Oscars. Starring Tom Hanks.
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The Regulatory Process of Starting a Small Business

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

6:30 p.m.
Are you interested in starting a small business in the District?  Do you know about the necessary regulations to get started?The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) has partnered with DC Public Library to educate prospective business owners on how to start a new business in the District of Columbia. Come and learn about: Business Licensing Corporate registration Certificates of Occupancy (C of O) Home Occupancy Permits (HOP)
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Monday and Tuesday Yoga

Cleveland Park Library

7 p.m.
Geared toward beginners and accepting of all levels of skill, the library partners with Yoga Activists to provide free classes on Monday and Tuesday nights in our second floor meeting room.
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Feeder’s Advisory : “A Book Club For Those Who Love food”

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

7 p.m.
Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes? Do you enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes? This month’s selection is Anna Jones’s A Modern Way to Eat: 200+ Satisfying Vegetarian Recipes (That Will Make You Feel Amazing).
Stuffed animal story time

Pajama & Stuffed Animal Story Time

Takoma Park Library

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