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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Come to Kick Back

Kick Back

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Come kick back and relax in Teen Space. Wednesdays at 4 p.m., we will feature movies, talk about books, sing karaoke, hang out, and more. It will be different week to week, so give us a call to find out a certain week's plan 202-727-5535. Ages 13-19. See you there!

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination.  Ages 6-12.  
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Kick Back with Bomani D. Armah

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Join us in the Teen Space as we learn from and create great independent and socially relevant art with this talented emcee, poet, producer, lyricist, writer, and artist. Bomani D. Armah is also an “Edu-Tainer,” using hip-hop, poetry and multi-media disciplines, to teach fun and informative workshops to all ages. His goal is to empower people to be critical thinkers and embrace their creative side, as well as learn life skills in an entertaining environment. 

Hypnotizers

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Create spinning, glowing light machines that hypnotize and stun your friends and foes!   Use motors, LEDs, batteries and simple circuitry to invent the machine of your dreams. All projects go home!
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Make Your Own Graphic Novel

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
Learn how to make your own graphic novel and receive the Writing Warrior or Awesome Artist badges for the Summer Reading Program!

Teen Advisory Group

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4:30 p.m.
Are you interested in having a say in what services and books the library provides for teens?  Do you need a fun way to earn community service hours?  Teen Advisory Group meets in the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library teen space every Wednesday from 4:30 -6:30 pm.  All youth ages 13-18 are welcome; you do not need to sign up!   Please contact Anina at 202-717-0971 with any questions.
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Teen Heroes Summer Film Series

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4:30 p.m.
X-Men: Days of Future Past 2014, rated PG-13, 131 minutes.   Wolverine is sent to the past in order to explore history and prevent an event that results in destruction. Starring Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, and Ian McKellen. 

Computer Basics

Lamond-Riggs Library

5 p.m.
In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks.  Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required. To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.   When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  

Computer Basics

Capitol View Library

5 p.m.
In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks.  Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required. To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.   When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  
Teen Movie Night

Teen Movie Night

Francis A. Gregory Library

5 p.m.
Come out and watch the latest blockbuster films every Wednesday afternoon in the second floor conference room. Films are appropriate for teens ages 13 and older. 
Comic Books

Parklands-Turner Comic Book Club

Parklands-Turner Library

The Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library has a terrific collection of comic books and graphic novels.  Children and teens are encouraged you to come in and enjoy one of the comics on display, or select an item from the catalog from any library in the city and have it delivered to Parklands-turner, epsecially for you!
Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5:30 p.m.
Are you a job seeker in need of assistance with your job search process?  Then please attend the Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic, sponsored by the DC Public Library, where you will be able to accomplish the job-seeking tasks that support a successful job search..The Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic is conducted in the Computer Lab, Room 311, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Drop-In services include individualized assistance with the following job-seeking tasks:   Creating an email account Establishing a job board account
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Francis A. Gregory Library Chess Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

6:30 p.m.
Whether you've been playing for years, or are interested in learning, come join us for an evening of chess! All ages and experience levels welcome.  The Chess Club meets in the first floor meeting room. 
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Tech Lab with Lynda.com

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
Come to Southeast Library on Wednesday evenings to begin your coding and technological adventures. Using DC Public Library's tech learning database Lynda, you will discover a variety of expert-taught online courses that will further your skills with not only coding but digital photography, online media, Microsoft Office, graphic design, and much more.
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Neighborhood Heroes: The Homestead Grays and a Changing Washington

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

7 p.m.
D.C.'s sports history is long and complicated: one of our first baseball teams was the Homestead Grays, a team that played in the Negro Leagues when baseball was a segregated sport. As the city they called home changed in race, class, economics, so did the Homestead Grays. 

Family Craft Night

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
Arts and crafts for children of all ages. A program for children and their families.

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 and an opportunity to read to a PAL dog. The whole family is invited to join in the FUN!
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Pajama Story Time

Petworth Library

7 p.m.
Join us for songs, finger plays, movement, stories and rhymes. Children may wear pajamas and bring a stuffed animal. This program is for children from birth to age 7.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Story Time for One-Year-Olds

Wonderful Ones

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
An interactive story time to encourage early literacy skills for 1-year-old children through stories, songs and rhymes. Ages 12-24 months.
Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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

Computer Basics

Mt. Pleasant Library

1 p.m.
In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks.  Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required. To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.   When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  
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Library Playdate

Northeast Library

1 p.m.
Looking for a place to toddle? Play with toys? Meet other little ones? Look no further!  Join us in the Children’s Room of the Northeast Library every Thursday afternoon 1-3 p.m. Play with toys that encourage early literacy and motor skill development. Learn early literacy tips from Children’s Librarians.  Relax, let loose, and have a ball! For children ages birth to 3, along with parents and their caretakers.  
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Lap Time: A Baby Story Time for Infants through Walkers

Cleveland Park Library

1:30 p.m.
Join us every Tuesday and Thursday. There are two sessions each day: 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Reading Power Hour

Rosedale Library

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays4 - 5 p.m. Starting Monday, June 23
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Music Time

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
The rhythm and rhyme story time. Recommended for ages birth to 5.
Paul Merklein, Cartoonist

Paul Merklein, Cartoonist

Southwest Library

2 p.m.
Cartoonist Paul Merklein draws famous faces from Dr. Seuss books, Halloween, Banned Books, Super Heroes and... people right from the audience! Participants also learn some drawing techniques. For ages 5 and older.
Uncle Devin

Uncle Devin

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

2:30 p.m.
Enjoy captivating stories with a social message through music and drumming. Ages 2 - 10  
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Lap Time: A Baby Story Time for Infants through Walkers

Cleveland Park Library

2:30 p.m.
Join us every Tuesday and Thursday. There are two sessions each day: 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Emily Alone by Stewart O'Nan

'Emily Alone' by Stewart O'Nan

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2:30 p.m.
Being elderly, preparing for eventual death, yet holding onto life through routines -- this is the story of Emily Alone by Stewart O'Nan.