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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

10:30 a.m.


Fizz, Boom Read!  Full S.T.E.A.M. ahead with story time for our younger readers.
 
This summer read aloud program is designed for children birth to age five and their parent or caregiver.  The emphasis will be on stories with a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Design and Math, theme.   Craft, activity or experiment to follow stories.  It is never too early to foster a love of reading and the sciences in your child.
Story time helps children learn and practice early literacy skills in a fun, playful setting. Story time attendees are encouraged to engage with the librarian all while reading stories, singing songs, and learning new rhymes.

 Ages 2-5. Robot and girl reading book

5:00 p.m.

Read the book and watch the movie! Each month will feature a new title chosen especially for teens! Join the discussion, answer trivia and enjoy a great movie.
 
Tomorrow When The War BeganREAD THIS BOOK:
This month, visit the library to pick up a copy of Tomorrow when the War Began, by John Marsden. Seven Australian teenagers return from a camping trip in the bush to discover that their country has been invaded and they must hide to stay alive.

WATCH THIS MOVIE:
The unsuspecting citizens of Spokane, Washington, wake up one morning to the shocking sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky in a surprise attack on the United States. Soon the entire city is under enemy control, but a group of courageous teenagers has decided to fight back, waging an all-out war against the invaders, to take back their town and their freedom!   RATED PG-13

Thursday, August 21, 2014

4:30 p.m.

Wii ControllerLove games? So do we!

Challenge yourself to entertaining and exciting games against your peers with board games, Wii, PS2 and more! We also have brand new board games like Apples to Apples!

Game nights are every Thursday at 4:30 p.m!


Photo by Hachimaki on Flickr

Sunday, August 24, 2014

2:00 p.m.




August Movie







After a high speed freeway police chase Madea winds up in front of Judge Mablean.  When the judge learns that the police did not mirandize Madea, she has to be
released but Judge Mablean decides to put Madea in an anger management class.  As soon as Madea returns home, she finds a wild party being hosted by her brother, Joe. 
                                          Madea uses a machine gun to scare the partygoers away.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

4:30 p.m.

Wii ControllerLove games? So do we!

Challenge yourself to entertaining and exciting games against your peers with board games, Wii, PS2 and more! We also have brand new board games like Apples to Apples!

Game nights are every Thursday at 4:30 p.m!


Photo by Hachimaki on Flickr

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

4:30 p.m.
The Lamond Riggs Neighborhood Library Staff has prepared a special evening for demonstrating how the DC Public Library can assist the DC Public Schools.
Librarians invite parents, caregivers, and teachers to meet the library staff - your partners in literacy.  We will help you to get familiar with your neighborhood library.  
 
Learn about the DC Public Library's special "educator cards" and how to establish an in-classroom library. 
The library will also offer information on how to arrange class visits, literacy initiatives, lecture series, and more.
Mark your calendar today to gain this valuable information!  

Light refreshments will be served
Come early for a classroom poster.
 
Parents and caregivers: Always remember - you are your child’s first teacher!

Image of teacher with students and reading materials

 

 

 

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

7:00 p.m.

Energize DCThe DC Public Library and Pepco are working together this summer to present classes  at your local library about energy management. As part of this program, our library branches will be holding educational classes designed to help you take control of your energy use. You will learn how to use Pepco’s online energy management tools and create personalized energy management plans. You’ll also learn simple and helpful ideas to help you save money and energy in your home. Click here to view the schedule of these energy education classes.

As part of Energize DC, our local libraries will also be distributing children’s activity pages and fun giveaways as part of the Summer Reading Series. Ask your local library how to get copies. Learn more about Energize DC at takecontroldc.com