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Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015

Red Bricks

Project Bricks

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Undirected play with LEGO building blocks. For all ages.
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Kids' Club

Southeast Library

4 p.m.
Join us for a different activity each week -- games, crafts, science experiments and more!  Ages 5-12, in the basement program room.
Pitch Perfect

September Teen Movie: Pitch Perfect

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
Join us for a showing of Pitch Perfect and popcorn!
Computer Keyboard

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 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. Grogan Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Class Objectives: Practice home-row key typing in self-paced exercises. Test your typing skills at various levels of proficiency and speed.

Labor Day Crafts

Rosedale Library

4 p.m.
Children can enjoy a brief discussion about what Labor Day is all about, and then have fun designing their own dream career figure. For ages 3-10.
Maker Martes

Maker Martes

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Come create with us every Tuesday at 4 p.m. Each week we will have a different project to make. Explore art, music, science, technology, and more! This program is recommended for children ages 6 and older.
Manga mania video games : how to draw the characters & environments of Manga video games by Christopher Hart book cover.

Teen Gaming

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Teens, come and get your game on. Whether you like video games or board games, this is your time to make new friends, show off your gaming skills and have fun.
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Resume and Cover Letter Help for Teens

Northwest One Library

4:30 p.m.
Calling all teenagers:Applying for a job? Internship? Need help writing a resume and cover letter? 
Knitting

Knitting and Needlework

West End Library

5:30 p.m.
Are you interested in learning the basics of knitting? Or do you know how to knit, but need some help, direction or just companionship? Join us for an hour of knitting and needlework. All are welcome.  
PC Basics

PC Basics - Beginner

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5:30 p.m.
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.
Language Learning

Language Learning Workshop

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

5:30 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to teach yourself Spanish, French, Arabic, Japanese, or even Shakespeare and Pirate? Is English your second language and you want to practice? Join us for this fun and informative workshop where we will demonstrate the numerous language learning resources DC Public Library provides!
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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5:30 p.m.
Join us in this beginners' level class, which covers 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar.   Any level is welcome to join the class, review what you know, learn new signs, practice conversation.   FREE and open to the public.  No need to register.  Instructor: Cheryl Lewis. Room A-3 (“A” Level)  
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Tuesday Night Movies

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Sept. 1 Ferris Bueller's Day Off Laugh-out-loud tale of a young man’s antics while playing hooky! Matthew Broderick is the kid; Jeffrey Jones is the principal out to get him. Directed by John Hughes. 103 minutes. 1986. PG-13 Sept. 8  Jakob the Liar Robin Williams is a Jewish shopkeeper in WWII Poland, bringing hope to his fellow man with fabricated stories about the war. Directed by Peter Kassovitz.  120 minutes. 1999. PG-13  Sept. 15 Mad Max: Fury Road

PJ Story Time

Woodridge Library

6 p.m.
You come in your pajamas, maybe bring a favorite stuffed animal, and we'll provide the bedtime stories.For ages 6 months to 5 years.

Aspiring Writers Circle

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
The Aspiring Writers Circle meets on the second Tuesday of every month in the Digital Commons at 6 p.m. A place for peer support and networking for new and emerging writers, the Circle is open to Playwrights and Poets, Bloggers and Freelancers, Children’s authors and Graphic Novelists, Fiction and Nonfiction writers. 
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Learn to Play Chess

Deanwood Library

6 p.m.
It's your move! Learn to play chess, improve your game, or practice your moves with other players. This drop-in group is open to all ages and experience levels and meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m.
Smartphone

Digital Drop-in

Southwest Library

6:30 p.m.
Got an issue with your smartphone, laptop, or eReader? Come let us troubleshoot. Want to download free books, music, movies and magazines to your device or computer? Come let us walk you through it. Have a question about how your digital device works? Come let us help you find the answer! Southwest Neighborhood Library staff will be avaible to answer your questions about your devices and give step-by-step instructions on how to download books, music, and movies from the library's website.
Happy Tails

Happy Tails Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for a fun story time with adorable DOGS!   We kick off this story time with a book, some songs and then it is your turn. Bring your own book, make up a story, or grab a book here in the library to read to a lovable doggie! Many thanks to the volunteers with People Animals Love (PAL) for bringing in their pets.
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Yoga Classes at the Library

Northwest One Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us at Northwest One for free yoga classes every Tuesday night from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The classes are geared towards beginners and all are welcome regardless of experience.  Classes are lead by qualified instructors and are provided courtesy of Yoga Activist.
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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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Yoga for Adults and Teens

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
All fitness levels welcome for this free yoga program, with Yoga Activist instructor Carrie Hsieh. Mats are provided, or you can bring your own.

Learn a Language with the Library

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
Always wanted to learn a language but think you don’t have time? Need to brush up on the basics of a language you learned years ago? Come to the Southeast Library and use our Mango Languages program to learn or improve a language on Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. Bring a friend and you can practice together after completing a few lessons.

ESL English Conversation Club

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

7 p.m.
Come to our ESL English Conversation Club, where you can practice your English skills in a casual environment. This conversation group is for English learners at all levels, but participants should have some English knowledge. This is an open group, and you can drop in at anytime between 7 and 8 p.m.  
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Chevy Chase Library Book Club: 'Hare with the Amber Eyes'

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
The September selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is The Hare with the Amber Eyes&nbsp
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Yoga for Adults and Teens

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
All fitness levels welcome for this free yoga program, with Yoga Activist instructor Mary Koehler. Mats are provided, or you can bring your own.

Yoga at Your Library

Petworth Library

7:30 p.m.
Yoga at Your Library is a beginner level yoga class for adults and teens brought to you courtesy of Yoga Activist. No experience is required. The class is free. You can bring your own mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.
Woman and man practicing T'ai Chi moves.

T'ai Chi

Palisades Library

7:30 p.m.
Come learn T'ai Chi, a time honored Chinese exercise that weaves together meditation and relaxation led by teacher Susan Lowell.

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015

Preschool Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

3:30 a.m.
This movement-based story time includes reading stories, singing familiar songs as well as learning new rhymes and songs with the librarian. For ages 3-5.

Terrific Twos

Cleveland Park Library

10 a.m.
Weekly storytime with stories, music and rhymes for 2-year-olds. Second session at 11 a.m.