Calendar

Monday, April 21, 2014

1:30 p.m.

ByteBack logoCareer Advancement Workshops
 
These days, using the computer is essential to look for and apply to jobs.  Learn to use technology to search and apply for jobs and to use the DC Networks system.
 
Week 1: Online Job Searching
Week 2: Online Job Applications
Week 3: DC Networks
Week 4: Online Job Searching

For all workshops, students can sign up by either registering ahead of time with Byte Back (202-529-3395) or by showing up at the workshop the day it is scheduled.  Registration is first come, first served.

Students who register ahead of time will have a saved spot in the workshop that expires at the start of the class. If a registered student is not in their seat at the start of the class, they may lose their spot to a walk-in student.  

This program is made possible thanks to our partnership with ByteBack.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

1:00 p.m.

There are strategies you can learn to keep yourself financially stable in this economy and to improve your finances.

Participate in a workshop taught by AARP Associate State Director for Community Outreach, Jacqueline Jordan, and learn how to:

  • Eliminate debt
  • Manage debt
  • Improve credit
  • Save money
  • Basic investing

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Foster the love of reading and life long learning through the library's weekly Wednesday story times.

This Preschool Story Time is designed for children up to 5 years old (and their parents and caregivers), to deliver the pre-literacy and early literacy skills that will prepare children to successfully learn to read once they enter school.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

4:30 p.m.

Wii Game PictureLove games? So do we!

Challenge yourself to entertaining and exciting games against your peers with board games, Wii, PS2 and more!

Game nights are every Thursday!

4:30 p.m.

Wii Game ControllersLove games? So do we!

Challenge yourself to entertaining and exciting games against your peers with board games, Wii, PS2 and more!

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


Photo by Hachimaki on Flickr
7:30 p.m.
Poetry CafeJoin us for an open mic event to Celebrate National Poetry Month.

This is a young adult and young professional event. The event is free but space is limited. Please reserve your free ticket at http://poetrycafe-lar.eventbrite.com

For questions about the event and/or to share your talents on the open mic, please contact Rita Nzuwah at Rita.Nzuwah@dc.gov or 202-541-6255.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

1:00 p.m.
bookcover Tito Puente Mambo King By Monica Brown

Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with the music and story of Tito Puente.

There will be stories, music and dance lessons accompanied by the music of Tito Puente. 

Come listen, learn and dance! 
 
 
 

1:30 p.m.

ByteBack LogoComputer Basics Workshops

This series is for people who have never before used a computer.  Participants will learn to use the mouse and keyboard, begin to navigate the Internet and even use email.

Week 1: Intro to Computers
Week 2: Intro to Typing
Week 3: Intro to the Internet
Week 4: Intro to Gmail

For all workshops, students can sign up by either registering ahead of time with Byte Back (202-529-3395) or by showing up at the workshop the day it is scheduled.  Registration is first come, first served.

Students who register ahead of time will have a saved spot in the workshop that expires at the start of the class. If a registered student is not in their seat at the start of the class, they may lose their spot to a walk-in student.  

This program is made possible thanks to our partnership with ByteBack.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

2:00 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate International Children's Book Day.

Explore the world through eight different children's books and make a postcard to commemorate your journey. You can sketch a part of your voyage or create something entirely abstract; it’s up to you!

Don't forget:

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes."
-- Marcel Proust

For children 6 and older.

Monday, April 28, 2014

1:30 p.m.

ByteBack logoCareer Advancement Workshops
 
These days, using the computer is essential to look for and apply to jobs.  Learn to use technology to search and apply for jobs and to use the DC Networks system.
 
Week 1: Online Job Searching
Week 2: Online Job Applications
Week 3: DC Networks
Week 4: Online Job Searching

For all workshops, students can sign up by either registering ahead of time with Byte Back (202-529-3395) or by showing up at the workshop the day it is scheduled.  Registration is first come, first served.

Students who register ahead of time will have a saved spot in the workshop that expires at the start of the class. If a registered student is not in their seat at the start of the class, they may lose their spot to a walk-in student.  

This program is made possible thanks to our partnership with ByteBack.

7:00 p.m.

The Reading the World Bookclub will discuss Dinaw Mengestu's acclaimed new novel All Our Names.  

Please join our group for a lively discussion and  reading fellowship accompanied by light refreshments.

7:00 p.m.

Join Reading the World book group for a discussion of Dinaw Mengestu's new book, All Our Names.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

10:30 a.m.

bookcover To Be a Kid by Maya AjmeraNotice our similarities as we celebrate DIA with stories about children from countries around the world. To Be a Kid by Maya Ajmera

We will ponder the question: “Is there really a human race?”

For ages 1 to 5 years.

5:00 p.m.

Splintered by A.G. HowardRead the books and watch the movies! Each month will feature a new title chosen especially for teens! Join the discussion, answer trivia questions and have enjoy a great movie. For April’s meeting, we will have snacks and special prizes if you participate!

This month, visit the library to pick up a copy of Splintered by A.G. Howard! This is a fantastical adventure inspired by the incredible original Alice in Wonderland books. According the book, "16-year-old Alyssa Gardner fears she is mentally ill like her mother until she finds that Wonderland is real and, if she passes a series of tests to fix Alice's mistakes, she may save her family from their curse."

Or if you would prefer the classic tale, check out a copy of Louis Carroll's original Alice in Wonderland! There is no time like the present to enjoy this incredible original book where a little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters.  

Copies are available at the reference desk during the month of April.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

4:30 p.m.

Wii Game ControllersLove games? So do we!

Challenge yourself to entertaining and exciting games against your peers with board games, Wii, PS2 and more!

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


Photo by Hachimaki on Flickr

Saturday, May 3, 2014

1:30 p.m.

ByteBack LogoThis series introduces basic office programs used to create and share documents, spreadsheets and presentations.  
 
Week 1: Intro to Microsoft Word
Week 2: Intro to Microsoft Excel
Week 3: Intro to Microsoft PowerPoint
Week 4: Intro to Google Drive

For all workshops, students can sign up by either registering ahead of time with Byte Back (202-529-3395) or by showing up at the workshop the day it is scheduled. Registration is first come, first served.

Students who register ahead of time will have a saved spot in the workshop that expires at the start of the class. If a registered student is not in their seat at the start of the class, they may lose their spot to a walk-in student.  

This program is made possible thanks to our partnership with ByteBack.

Sunday, May 4, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Naruto & SasukeAre you ready for Anime Sunday?

Get caught up with your favorite anime! Watch the shows, read the manga and play the games!

Show off your knowledge with trivia or demonstrate your drawing skills.

Or feel free to drop in for one of our special movie showings and visit our manga collections.
 







Image Source: PkLucario Dice

Monday, May 5, 2014

1:30 p.m.

ByteBack LogoComputer Basics Workshops

This series is for people who have never before used a computer.  Participants will learn to use the mouse and keyboard, begin to navigate the Internet and even use email.

Week 1: Intro to Computers
Week 2: Intro to Typing
Week 3: Intro to the Internet
Week 4: Intro to Gmail

For all workshops, students can sign up by either registering ahead of time with Byte Back (202-529-3395) or by showing up at the workshop the day it is scheduled.  Registration is first come, first served.

Students who register ahead of time will have a saved spot in the workshop that expires at the start of the class. If a registered student is not in their seat at the start of the class, they may lose their spot to a walk-in student.  

This program is made possible thanks to our partnership with ByteBack.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Foster the love of reading and life long learning through the library's weekly Wednesday story times.

This Preschool Story Time is designed for children up to 5 years old (and their parents and caregivers), to deliver the pre-literacy and early literacy skills that will prepare children to successfully learn to read once they enter school.

5:00 p.m.

Mother's Day CraftMother's Day is coming!

Your mother deserves the best, and we can help you show your love for your Mom! Make a card straight from your heart, and it will be more precious than any gift you can buy. It can also be a lot of fun!

We will provide the materials and inspiration.

Photo by Hannah Banana From Canada

Thursday, May 8, 2014

4:30 p.m.

Wii Game ControllersLove games? So do we!

Challenge yourself to entertaining and exciting games against your peers with board games, Wii, PS2 and more!

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


Photo by Hachimaki on Flickr

Saturday, May 10, 2014

1:30 p.m.

ByteBack LogoThis series introduces basic office programs used to create and share documents, spreadsheets and presentations.  
 
Week 1: Intro to Microsoft Word
Week 2: Intro to Microsoft Excel
Week 3: Intro to Microsoft PowerPoint
Week 4: Intro to Google Drive

For all workshops, students can sign up by either registering ahead of time with Byte Back (202-529-3395) or by showing up at the workshop the day it is scheduled. Registration is first come, first served.

Students who register ahead of time will have a saved spot in the workshop that expires at the start of the class. If a registered student is not in their seat at the start of the class, they may lose their spot to a walk-in student.  

This program is made possible thanks to our partnership with ByteBack.

2:00 p.m.

May is a wonderful month as the weather turns warmer and the flowers start to bloom.

May Day in particular is cause to observe the change in seasons as it is a holiday celebrated in many cultures.

Help us celebrate May Day by participating in our Fairy Festival. We''ll read fairy-related stories and later make a felt flower garland that you can wear!

So don your best pair of wings and join us in the festivities.

For ages 5 and older.

Sunday, May 11, 2014

1:30 a.m.

Bring your Mom to the library.

Enjoy Love and Lemonade, Mother’s Day stories and a craft.

Monday, May 12, 2014

1:30 p.m.

ByteBack LogoComputer Basics Workshops

This series is for people who have never before used a computer.  Participants will learn to use the mouse and keyboard, begin to navigate the Internet and even use email.

Week 1: Intro to Computers
Week 2: Intro to Typing
Week 3: Intro to the Internet
Week 4: Intro to Gmail

For all workshops, students can sign up by either registering ahead of time with Byte Back (202-529-3395) or by showing up at the workshop the day it is scheduled.  Registration is first come, first served.

Students who register ahead of time will have a saved spot in the workshop that expires at the start of the class. If a registered student is not in their seat at the start of the class, they may lose their spot to a walk-in student.  

This program is made possible thanks to our partnership with ByteBack.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

(All day)

ASFT* Program 
*After School Fun Time for school aged children 9-14
Arts, talk, crafts, books and music
Join the Club!

Every second Tuesday through June at 5 p.m.

April 8
It’s Spring
Let’s make a cherry blossom banner!

May 13
It’s Cook Out Time
Let’s make a condiment caddy.

June 10
Father’s Day is Near
Let's make a gift.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Foster the love of reading and life long learning through the library's weekly Wednesday story times.

This Preschool Story Time is designed for children up to 5 years old (and their parents and caregivers), to deliver the pre-literacy and early literacy skills that will prepare children to successfully learn to read once they enter school.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

4:30 p.m.

Wii Game ControllersLove games? So do we!

Challenge yourself to entertaining and exciting games against your peers with board games, Wii, PS2 and more!

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


Photo by Hachimaki on Flickr
7:30 p.m.

Comedy HourJoin us for Comedy Hour, featuring the jokes of comedian and impersonator Alexx Starr, at Lamond Riggs Neighborhood Library. 

This is a young adult & young professional event. The event is free but space is limited. Please reserve your tickets at http://comedyhour-lar.eventbrite.com.

For questions about the event, please contact the library at 202-541-6255 or via email at Rita.Nzuwah@dc.gov.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

1:30 p.m.

ByteBack LogoThis series introduces basic office programs used to create and share documents, spreadsheets and presentations.  
 
Week 1: Intro to Microsoft Word
Week 2: Intro to Microsoft Excel
Week 3: Intro to Microsoft PowerPoint
Week 4: Intro to Google Drive

For all workshops, students can sign up by either registering ahead of time with Byte Back (202-529-3395) or by showing up at the workshop the day it is scheduled. Registration is first come, first served.

Students who register ahead of time will have a saved spot in the workshop that expires at the start of the class. If a registered student is not in their seat at the start of the class, they may lose their spot to a walk-in student.  

This program is made possible thanks to our partnership with ByteBack.

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