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Thursday, October 2, 2014

6:30 p.m.

The Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club meets on the first Thursday of the month at Barnes & Noble, located at 12th and E Streets, NW.  The monthly selection is listed on dclibrary.org/clevelandpark, or call 202-282-3072.

(All day)

Join us for a book discussion, reader's theater and other activities for children in grades 2-5 and their parents the first Thursday of the month.

7:00 p.m.

All ages story time. Join us in your pajamas!

7:00 p.m.

Perfect Phrases for ESLIf you are a non-native English speaker, join our conversation group to practice speaking and listening to English in a casual setting. Learn about American culture and share experiences and knowledge with other English language learners.  No tests, no homework, just fun discussion!

Meets the first and third Thursday of every month.  Free and no registration is required.  Basic English speaking and reading levels preferred. 

7:00 p.m.
Pajama TimePut on your PJ’s, bring along your favorite stuffed animal, and join us for a family story time in the Children's Room!

Every Thursday night we will share stories, songs, and rhymes for all ages as we get ready for bedtime.
7:00 p.m.

This month we will be reading Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newall Jr.

7:00 p.m.

The two featured poets for October in our Monthly Poetry Reading Series are Rocky Jones and David Taylor Nielsen.  

Their readings will be followed by an open mic session.

7:30 p.m.

12365Do you have something (or someone) that would make a great three dimensional model?

 
Bring them to Intro to 3-D Scanning! Using free software and tablet computers, we will take 3-D scans of people and things while learning about the different ways to take objects from our world to the digital world. 

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7:30 p.m.

Need help checking out e-books, audiobooks, and more through OverDrive? Want to access popular magazines digitally through Zinio? Interested in learning more about streaming music through Freegal and video through IndieFlix and Access Videos on Demand?

Stop by on the first Thursday evening of the month to get one-on-one help with any of these resources, as well as the many other Downloadable Media resources available through the DC Public Library.

Please bring your library card and your device, as well as your laptop if you are using one of the earlier Nook e-readers.

Can't make it on the first Thursday evening? Email georgetownlibrary@dc.gov or call 202-727-0232 to set up an appointment at a more convenient time.

Friday, October 3, 2014

(All day)

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UNCENSORED: The Art Exhibition

UNCENSORED: The Art Exhibition is a temporary public art event at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, express and create. The Great Hall will transform into a gallery, showcasing works of art by local D.C. artists pertaining to the theme of censorship. In addition to the Great Hall, the exhibition space will include the large entryway windows and parts of the second floor. The art will be unveiled at UNCENSORED: The Preview Party on Friday, September 19, and remain on display until October 15.

The artwork on display will constitute paintings, installations, performance art and video projections. Participating artists include: 

Kelly Towles
Larry W. Cook
Carolina Mayorga
Halsey Berryman
Mariah Anne Johnson
Brian Davis
E. Jane
Chukwumaa
Adrienne Gaither
Janelle Ortiz
Jessica Cebra
Megan McNitt
Kathryn Coté



(All day)

Movie TicketsWin Free Movie Tickets in The Librarian Challenge Contest

Read ANY teen book between Oct. 1 and Oct. 18 and come to Lamond-Riggs Library to redeem a prize and a raffle ticket to win a pair of free movie tickets! Make sure to ask for Ms. Samantha at the reference desk!

Not sure what's the best time to redeem your prizes? Come in any Wednesday or Thursday night or during any Teen Program!

Ages 13-18.

10:00 a.m.

Cuentos, Canciones, Bailes, y más para niños de 0-5 años y sus adultos.

Por motivos de seguridad, existe un límite de 75 participantes para cada hora del cuento.

Para programar una visita para su clase por favor llame al 202-671-3125.

10:00 a.m.

Early literacy program for ages birth to 2 years.

This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.

10:00 a.m.

We'll have some fun with tales for two- and three-year-olds!

Featuring:

  • stories
  • crafts
  • action rhymes
  • and more!
10:00 a.m.

Job seekers

Looking for a job? Staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities including:

  • Resume review
  • Creation of an email address
  • Online applications
  • Online job searches


10:00 a.m.

Baby LapsitCome read, sing, and play with your baby at the library!

This storytime 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 year old and caregivers. See you there!

10:30 a.m.

An early literacy lap-sit program that combines sharing stories, songs, rhythm activities and baby bounces.

A short socialization playtime follows the books and music program.

For ages birth to 24 months.

10:30 a.m.

Early literacy program for ages birth to 2 years.

This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.

10:30 a.m.

After Friday story time, join us for weekly Scholastic Storybook Treasures for ages 3-7.

10:30 a.m.

Family Story TimeStory 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.

10:30 a.m.

Logo for Hispanic Heritage MonthIn honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, join us for a special story time, featuring a bilingual presentation of The Three Billy Goats Gruff / Los Tres Chivitos Gruff  in English and Spanish. 

Don’t miss this new spin on an old classic.

11:00 a.m.

Early literacy program for ages birth to 2 years.

This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.

11:00 a.m.

Boy Reading BookThis 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.

For ages 3-5 years.

11:00 a.m.

Story time for ages 2-5 years.

Tickets are required for entry. Tickets are available upstairs in the Children's Room about 10 minutes before story time begins.


11:30 a.m.

Join us for a fun, interactive story time that encourages early language and literacy skills through stories, songs and rhymes. Cow over moon


Wonderful Ones is a caregiver and child program for children that are walking up to and including age two.

You must register each week for this program. 

Email tenleylibrary@dc.gov to register. 
11:30 a.m.

In the spirit of revitalizing the historic cinema theaters of Anacostia, such as the Carver Theater, the Anacostia Theater, the Naylor Theater, and the Congress Theater, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library proudly presents, H.O.P.E. Theater, Helping Our People Engage.  Come enjoy select weekly movie matinees on Friday morning at 11 a.m.  Afterwards, feel free to share your thoughts about the movie with other moviegoers and community members.  We are building hope one movie at a time.

12:00 p.m.

Online Job PortalDo you need assistance filling out an online application or proofing your resume? If so, please sign up at the Digital Commons Desk for a one-on-one half-hour session, email digital.commons@dc.gov, or call 202-727-1175.  

To ease your application process, it is requested that you have a working email address.

4:00 p.m.

Family Film and Story!

Fridays at 4 p.m.

Recommended for all ages.

4:00 p.m.

The internet is a powerful tool, for good or ill. Learn to avoid the most flagrant fraud, the most egregious error, and the most catastrophic misjudgments of online etiquette, in Basic Internet Safety.

4:00 p.m.

oktoberfestProst! If you can't make it to Germany, join us for pretzels and root beer and a fun fall craft.

This program is for ages 5 and older.