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Stories, songs, dances, and more in English and Spanish for children ages 0-5 and their adults. For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.Remember there is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m. To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.Cuentos, canciones, cailes, y más en inglés y español para niños de 0-5 años y sus adultos.
Come read, sing and play with your baby at the library! This story time is held in the Children's Room on the second floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. For children ages birth to 1 and their caregivers. See you there!
Story time fun for the whole family! Come in and enjoy family-friendly stories, songs, movement and rhymes. Click here to learn about what to expect at Story Time.
Fridays at the library from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.! Books & Beats is a weekly outdoor music series in front of the MLK Jr. Memorial Library. Check out a book from the Uni, sign up for Summer Reading (through Aug. 16) or simply enjoy the beats outside the historic Mies van der Rohe building.
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. Ages 3-5 in the Children's Room.
Stories, songs, dances, and more in English and Spanish for children ages 0-5 and their adults. For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.Remember there is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m. To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125. Cuentos, canciones, cailes, y más en inglés y español para niños de 0-5 años y sus adultos.
Interactive story time with songs, rhymes, and books in Spanish and English for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Free tickets are required due to limited space. Tickets are distributed beginning 30 minutes before each story time on a first-come, first-served basis. Have a group? Please call ahead of time to make special arrangements.
Join us for a fun, interactive story time that encourages early language and literacy skills through stories, songs and rhymes. This story time is a caregiver and child program for children that are walking up to and including age 2. NEW: Tickets are now required to attend this program and are available at the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please join the Black Studies Center and the Adult Services Department to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the death of Emmett Louis Till, a 14-year-old African American from Chicago who was slain in Money, Mississippi. DC Public Library is participating in a nation-wide screening of Keith Beauchamp’s documentary film, The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till (2005), in collaboration with libraries across the country, including the NY Public Library's Schomburg Center, and public libraries in Chicago, Los Angeles, Detroit and Miami.
After the school day is done, come to the Anacostia Library for some Friday fun! Join us on last Friday of the every month at 4 p.m. for Game Day in the children's room! There will be board and Wii games available to play and enjoy. Light refreshments will be served.
This month we are reading The Giver by Lois Lowry. "Jonas's world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear of pain. There are no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the community. When Jonas turns 12 he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories of the true pain and pleasure of life. Now, it is time for Jonas to receive the truth."
Join us every Saturday from 10:00am to 11:00am for Adult Yoga Class.Wear some comfortable clothing and bring a mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.The classes are taught by Yoga Activist and are held on the lower level of the library in the Larger Meeting Room.This class is free and open to the public.
Join us for songs, finger plays, movement, stories and rhymes. This program is for children of all ages. We will meet at the Petworth Community Market located near Upshur Street NW and 9th Street NW, about a block from the Petworth Library.
For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you. Overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace. Also take the Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing class as a perfect complement to PC Basics. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. P. Grogan Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. You will learn to: Identify basic computer components and operating system features.
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