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Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Online Application Assistance

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
Do 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.
Book cover for "Legend of Sleepy Hollow"

Group Reading of 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' by Washington Irving

West End Library

12:30 p.m.
We're reading Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," a-l-o-u-d and in round-robin fashion, in celebration of Halloween.  Sparkling cider and pumpkin treats will be served.  Whoa, Ichabod Crane. Beware, Brom Bones. And watch out for the headless horseman!
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Jobseeker Legal Clinic: Breaking Barriers to Employment

Takoma Park Library

1 p.m.
Are you a job seeker or a recently hired employee?  Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job?   Come to one of these Jobseeker Clinics and meet with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) to find out if you have a barrier to employment that a lawyer may be able to help you resolve. You can get information about issues such as criminal record sealing, credit reports, background checks, obtaining driving and professional licenses, resolving back child support arrearages, wage theft, and other issues.
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Clinica Legal para Solicitantes de Empleo

Takoma Park Library

1 p.m.
¿Es usted un solicitante de empleo o un empleado recientemente contratado? ¿Está teniendo dificultades para conseguir o mantener un trabajo?

Neewollah Crafts and Treats

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

2 p.m.
Celebrate the bounty of the season with an afternoon of art and yummy snacks.

Halloween Matinee

Georgetown Library

2:30 p.m.
A free screening of the creepy classic Nosferatu (1922).

Halloween Party!

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Excited about Halloween? Come show off your costume and celebrate with us! We'll have games, music and lots of fun!Children of all ages and their parents and caregivers are invited to attend the event. 

Happy Halloween!

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Trick or treat!Join us for our annual Halloween party.We will enjoy spooky stories, dance the monster mash, and trick or treat in the library.This program is for all ages.
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HILLoween on 7th Street!

Southeast Library

5:30 p.m.
Join us in the library's garden  until 7:30 p.m. for all-ages spooky science, stories and digital Halloween fun as part of the HILLoween festivities on 7th Street. We're just one stop on the Trick-or-Treat for Art 7th Street route -- hit all the stops and you could win a prize! Get all the details here! Presented in partnership with CHAW and Eastern Market. 

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

Francis A. Gregory Library

(All day)
Have you ever dreamed of writing the Great American Novel? Do you have a torrid romance burning inside you? Do you know why the aliens are coming to get you, and you have to share the secret of their extra-dimensional technology with the world?  Come Write in at DC Public Library! Bring your favorite notepad or laptop, or use one of the library's public computers to work on your original novel during National Novel Writing Month

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Have you ever dreamed of writing the Great American Novel? Do you have a torrid romance burning inside you? Do you know why the aliens are coming to get you, and you have to share the secret of their extra-dimensional technology with the world?  Come Write in at DC Public Library! Bring your favorite notepad or laptop, or use one of the library's public computers to work on your original novel during National Novel Writing Month

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

9:30 a.m.
Have you ever dreamed of writing the Great American Novel? Do you have a torrid romance burning inside you? Do you know why the aliens are coming to get you, and you have to share the secret of their extra-dimensional technology with the world?  Come Write in at DC Public Library! Bring your favorite notepad or laptop, or use one of the library's public computers to work on your original novel during National Novel Writing Month.

DC Reads: Logan Circle Walking Tour

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10 a.m.
NOTE: This is an off-site event.  Meet at 6 p.m. in Logan Circle for the walking tour.

Capital Area Food Bank Mobile Marketplace

Northwest One Library

10 a.m.
Join the Capital Area Food Bank and the Northwest One Library for the monthly Mobile Marketplace program.  The CAFB Mobile Marketplace provides low income families with 30 pounds of fresh farmers market produce.&nbs

Yoga @ the Library

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

10 a.m.
Join us every Saturday from 10:00am to 11:00am for Adult Yoga Class.Wear some comfortable clothing and bring a mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.The classes are taught by Yoga Activist and are held on the lower level of the library in the Larger Meeting Room.This class is free and open to the public.

Saturday Morning Yoga

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
 Start your Saturdays with Carol, Marjorie and some relaxing, stress-free yoga! Everyone is welcome, beginners especially! Please wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours (limited availability).

Construction Junction

Anacostia Library

10 a.m.
Enjoy a weekly play time for young children. Constructive play and early literacy activities.

PC Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.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. Green 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.

Family Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Start your weekend off with a fun family story time filled with songs, rhymes, and good books. 

Preschool Storytime

Georgetown Library

10:30 a.m.
Stories, music, folktales and fun for Preschoolers and Kindergartners. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Family Story Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for an all-ages story time. 

Family Story Time

Cleveland Park Library

10:30 a.m.
Storytime fun for the whole family.

Family Storytime

Northeast Library

10:30 a.m.
Looking for a fun, family-oriented weekend activity? Look no further!Children and their families are encouraged to let loose and have a ball in the library. Every Saturday, come prepared to laugh, play and have fun!All ages welcome.

Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Southeast Library

11 a.m.
Baby/toddler lap times are story times geared for babies ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers.

Family Story Time

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

11 a.m.
Bring mom and dad and join us on Saturday mornings for a fun family story time.Children ages birth to 7 years and their caregivers are welcome.For questions, please contact the Shepherd Park children's librarian at 202-541-6025.    

Yoga at Your Library

Petworth Library

11 a.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.
Spanish Conversation Circle

Spanish Conversation Circle

Southeast Library

11 a.m.
Charlamos? Do you know Spanish but hardly have the opportunity to speak it? Do you want to maintain your command of the language and even expand it? We have a group for that. Introducing our new Spanish Conversation Circle where participants practice speaking an advanced to fluent level of Spanish.