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Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Teen Game Night

Francis A. Gregory Library

5:30 p.m.
Head to the Teen Space for board games and Wii games.Ages 13 - 19.

DC Reads: Ancestry Workshop

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

6 p.m.
Attend a database demonstration that explores DC Public Library’s genealogical and historical online resources highlighting the Black Studies and Washingtoniana Collections. Learn how to research house histories, census data, maps, telephone directories and more.With your DC Public Library card, tracing your family history has never been easier.This program is part of the DC Reads series of events. To learn more about DC Reads, please visit dclibrary.org/dcreads.

TED Talks/Movie Presentation/Library Database Demo Night

Woodridge Library

6 p.m.
What is TED?TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages.Best for teens and adults.

Introduction to MS Publisher

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:15 p.m.
Explore the many document creation possibilities of this powerful desktop publishing software. Microsoft Publisher is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings. 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 PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate and PowerPoint.You will learn to:

Pajama Story Time

Capitol View Library

6:30 p.m.
We'll read stories, sing songs, and perform finger plays together.  Come with your family and enjoy a a story before bedtime.  Ages birth to 5 with family.  

Chess Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

7 p.m.
The Francis A. Gregory Library Chess Club meets weekly on Wednesday nights from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. We welcome players of all ages and abilities.This program will be held in the first floor meeting room unless otherwise noted.

District of Change: LGBTQ Life in D.C. - Then and Now

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7 p.m.
For decades the LGBTQ community has been a vibrant and prominent part of life in the District.

Zumba Class

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
Ditch the workout and join the party!  Zumba combines Latin and international music with a fun and effective workout system.This class will be led by Library Associate and certified Zumba instructor Christine.  No experience is necessary, but all participants must sign a waiver. Come comfortably dressed for moving.

PAL Pajama Party

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
It's a Pajama Party... with doggies!!!Join us in your jammies for a doggie story time, a take-home craft/project, and an opportunity to read to a PAL dog.The whole family is invited to join in the FUN!

Pajama Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

7 p.m.
A family story time with books, songs, and rhymes before bed.For kids of all ages. 

Yoga for Adults and Teens--New Night!

Southwest Library

7:15 p.m.
Free yoga continues at Southwest Library, but on a new day, new time, and with new Yoga Activist instructor Sandra Flores. As always, all fitness levels are welcome, and mats are provided. For ages 13 and older.Namaste!

3-D Printing: Jewelry Design

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7:30 p.m.
In this class, you will learn how to design your own bracelet using TinkerCAD. Later, you can submit your  designs to have them printed on our 3-D printer!

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Mt. Pleasant Library Book Club

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
The Mt. Pleasant Library Book Club meets the fourth Thursday of every month in the main-floor meeting room.We alternate between fiction and nonfiction each month.For more information, please contact Ana Elisa de Campos Salles at anaelisa.decampossalles@dc.gov or call 202-671-3122.

LEGO Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

4:30 a.m.
Join us for an hour of building and playing with LEGOs! Kids will be given a theme each session to guide their creations, which will be featured on our branch’s website. 

Wonderful Ones

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
An interactive story time to encourage early literacy skills for one-year-old children through stories, songs and rhymes.Ages 12 - 24 months.

Tales for Twos and Threes

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
Children will hear short stories, sing, do fingerplays, and dance and move to popular songs.Ages 2-3.

Job Seekers Program

Southwest Library

1 p.m.
Stop by the library in person or call 202-724-4298 to schedule an appointment 1-7 p.m.Help with resumes, cover letters, application forms, and other aspects of the job search process.

Baby Lap Time

Cleveland Park Library

1:30 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.

Getting Started with Constant Contact Email Marketing and EventSpot (Registration Required)

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
This 2.5 hour workshop, co-sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., will present the tricks-of-the-trade and other relevant best practices, using Constant Contact's Email Marketing tools, including EventSpot.Register Now

Music Time

Georgetown Library

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

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?

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Capitol View Library

3:30 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

Spoktacular Movies

Deanwood Library

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

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.

Teen Advisory Group Meeting

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Need community service hours?Want a say in what the library offers?Join the MLK Teen Advisory Group, and help to make your Teen Space a better Teen Space!Our first meeting is Thursday, Feb. 27 at 4 p.m.Questions? Call 202-727-5535.