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Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Music Time

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
The rhythm and rhyme of reading. Recommended for ages birth to 5.

Word I Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Learn basic word-processing features that can help you to create letters, résumés, faxes and other documents that are used to apply for jobs. 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 the PC Basics class.You will learn to:

Baby Laptime

Cleveland Park Library

2:30 p.m.
A time of stories, songs, and rhymes designed to foster early literacy in infants, for children ages 0-12 months. Space is limited, please call 202-282-3073 to register.

Teen Beading Club

Georgetown Library

3:30 p.m.
Super busy with school and totally stressed?  Come relax at our new teen beading club.  Where we learn to bead and hang out with friends.  We will make key chains, animals, jewelry and anything else you want.  All the materials we will be provided and on going projects can be stored at the library.  There will also be an assortment of snacks! 

Game On! Teen Game Time

Palisades Library

3:30 p.m.
Want to beat your friends at your favorite games?

LEGO Club

Woodridge Library

4 p.m.
Drop by and build during our new weekly LEGO club! Create a skyscraper, a pirate ship, or whatever your mind can dream up.Best for ages 5-12.
Come to the Ghoulish Gathering

Ghoulish Gathering

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Come celebrate Halloween in Teen Space! We will be watching a Halloween movie, eating snacks, having a mummy wrap contest, and painting faces.  Coming in costume is encouraged but not required. For ages 13-19. See you there!

Spoktacular Movies

Deanwood Library

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

Halloween Party

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
Come celebrate Halloween with us at the library!Wear your costume for a parade and trick-or-treating and have fun with Halloween games and crafts.There will be light refreshments and our friends at Sweet Frog Georgetown will be hiding with special frozen treats!The party will be followed with a Halloween movie appropriate for all ages.

Wii Jueves

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Challenge your friends with FIFA Soccer, improve your tennis and bowling games with Wii Sports and travel the galaxy with LEGO Star Wars.Join us for these games and many more in the Children's Room.Recommended for ages 5-12.

French Storytime

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Storytime in French for children of all ages and skill levels.

HIV/STI Testing by Metro TeenAIDS

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

4:30 p.m.
Metro TeenAIDS (MTA) provides free, quick, and confidential HIV/STI testing every month in the parking lot of the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library. Individuals, ages 13-24, will receive sexual health information and materials, and may get referrals to counseling services.

Annual Halloween Party!

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

4:30 p.m.
Join us for a Halloween Celebration, 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.  Costume contest, activities, and surprises!Scary story contest participants will read their entries at 5:30 p.m.

Kid's Club

Capitol View Library

4:30 p.m.
Hang out with your friends and enjoy a variety of activities that may include games, crafts and movies.

Make It - Take It Halloween Costumes

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
What do you do if it's almost Halloween and you don't have a thing to wear? Why you come to the library of course! In our workshop, you can make a great costume and take it home to wear the next day. All that's needed is a little bit of creativity and a whole lot of Halloween fun.

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5 p.m.
Self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch 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.Class Objectives:

Teen Wii Game Night

Lamond-Riggs Library

5 p.m.
Love games? So do we!Challenge yourself to entertaining and exciting competition with your peers using board games, Wii, PS2 and more!

Wii Dance Off

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

5:30 p.m.
So you think your moves are HOT!

Halloween Party

Cleveland Park Library

6 p.m.
Halloween is here again! Join us as we celebrate with stories, music and a parade. Don't forget to come dressed in your favorite costume!

Pop-Up Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

6 p.m.
Where did all of the pop-up books go?! Don't worry, they're still here! Many of these books are very delicate and not available to check out, but you will be able to read them and handle them in the library! Just drop on by Thursday nights and our children's staff will bring them out for you. Please note that young children must handle pop-up books with a parent.

Pajama Story TIme

Southwest Library

6 p.m.
Put on your pajamas, grab your teddy bear and join us in the Children's Room for a story time before heading to bed! We'll read stories, sing songs, and perform finger plays together.  Thursday evenings at 6 p.m.

Word II Intermediate

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:15 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: L. TurnerComputer 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:

Halloween Fun at the Library

Palisades Library

6:30 p.m.
Stop in between 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. for Halloween-themed stories and crafts -- spooky and not-so spooky! Costumes welcome. Make your own mask, decorate a "pumpkin", and more. Special treats will be available at the Circulation Desk for children who check out books! Children may also join our regularly scheduled Family Story Time in costume for Halloween-themed stories and songs at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 31.

Thursday Night Movies!

West End Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join us and see a movie every Thursday evening at 6:30 (except for the first Thursday of the month).Screenings are on the big screen in the meeting room!For film titles, call 202-724-8698.

Capitol Hill Reads - The DC Reads Bonus Book Club

Southeast Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for a special second Capitol Hill Reads book club for DC Reads. Along with the rest of the city, we will read The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu.

Book or Treat!

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
Join us for our annual Halloween celebration! We will begin with a ghoulish storytime at 7 p.m., followed by a costume contest. The judging will begin at 7:30 and the prizes will be awarded at 7:50. A craft activity for older children will be provided, as well as refreshments, and of course... BOOKS AND TREATS! Call 202-576-7252 for more information.

Teen Halloween Movie Night

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
Come and join us for a Teen Halloween Movie and snacks at the Georgetown Library!

Pajama Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
Put on your PJ’s, bring along your favorite stuffed animal, and join us for a family story time in the Children's Room!

Job Seekers Support Groups

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
A chance for those on the job market to discuss experiences and share ideas.A chance for those on the job market to discuss experiences and share ideas.

Pajama Story Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

7 p.m.
All ages story time. Join us in your pajamas!