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Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

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.

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.

French Storytime

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Storytime in French for children of all ages and skill levels.

LEGO Club

Woodridge Library

4 p.m.
Drop by and build during our new weekly LEGO club! Create a skyscraper, a pirate ship, or whatever your mind can dream up.Best for ages 5-12.

Spoktacular Movies

Deanwood Library

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

Mummies Unwrapped

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
Ever wondered what makes a mummy a mummy? It's more than just the bandages you know! Join us for afternoon of intrigue and knowledge as we unwrap all that makes mummies so mysterious. We'll watch a movie and partake in a related craft - it's sure to be an extraordinary time. For ages 6 and older.

Kid's Club

Capitol View Library

4:30 p.m.
Hang out with your friends and enjoy a variety of activities that may include games, crafts and movies.

DC Reads: Play Mancala

Lamond-Riggs Library

4:30 p.m.
  During Lamond-Rigg's weekly Teen Wii Game Night, we will focus on building and playing our own Mancala games!  

HIV/STI Testing by Metro TeenAIDS

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

4:30 p.m.
Metro TeenAIDS (MTA) provides free, quick, and confidential HIV/STI testing every month in the parking lot of the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library. Individuals, ages 13-24, will receive sexual health information and materials, and may get referrals to counseling services.

Teen Wii Game Night

Lamond-Riggs Library

5 p.m.
Love games? So do we!Challenge yourself to entertaining and exciting competition with your peers using board games, Wii, PS2 and more!

Tech Time

Northeast Library

5:30 p.m.
Tech Time is a drop-in clinic focused on mobile devices such as tablets, laptops and smart phones.We're experts at downloading books, magazines, and music onto your devices.

Wii Dance Off

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

5:30 p.m.
So you think your moves are HOT!

Make your Mark with Makey-Makey: Demonstration Sessions

Southeast Library

5:30 p.m.
Have you ever been playing a video game and wished that you were using something other than the standard plastic controller? Like a banana... or a glass of water... or some Play-Doh? Perhaps you've even wanted to design your own controller. Come to the library to try your hand at creating your own video controller using a MaKey MaKey invention kit and whatever kind of materials you can think of to use. 

Adult Aromatherapy Workshop

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

6 p.m.
Please join us for an aromatherapy workshop. You will learn the relaxation and medicinal benefits of various oils and herbs, as well as how to mix, use, and create unique aromatherapeutic blends. In Conference Room 2 on the 2nd Floor of the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library

Pajama Story TIme

Southwest Library

6 p.m.
Put on your pajamas, grab your teddy bear and join us in the Children's Room for a story time before heading to bed! We'll read stories, sing songs, and perform finger plays together.  Thursday evenings at 6 p.m.

DC Reads: Logan Circle Walking Tour

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

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

Pop-Up Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

6 p.m.
Where did all of the pop-up books go?! Don't worry, they're still here! Many of these books are very delicate and not available to check out, but you will be able to read them and handle them in the library! Just drop on by Thursday nights and our children's staff will bring them out for you. Please note that young children must handle pop-up books with a parent.

Thursday Night Movies!

West End Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join us and see a movie every Thursday evening at 6:30 (except for the first Thursday of the month).Screenings are on the big screen in the meeting room!For film titles, call 202-724-8698.

Adult Book Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us to discuss October's book club selection, Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese.

Audio Storytelling Workshop

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of audio storytelling! The workshop will consist of four one-hour classes meeting once a week for four consecutive weeks in the Digital Commons.Each student must sign up for the program ahead of time and agree to come to each class, as the information will be cumulative. Students should also bring their own smartphone, laptop with a microphone, or digital recorder to class. 

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Northwest One Library

6:30 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

My Sister's Place

Palisades Library

7 p.m.
One in four women will experience domestic violence at some point in her lifetime. Join us for a presentation by Jazmin Albarran, Outreach Coordinator for My Sister's Place, an organization based in Washington D.C. and dedicated to assisting women who have experienced domestic violence.

Job Seekers Support Groups

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
A chance for those on the job market to discuss experiences and share ideas.A chance for those on the job market to discuss experiences and share ideas.

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Mt. Pleasant Library

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

Pajama Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
Put on your PJ’s, bring along your favorite stuffed animal, and join us for a family story time in the Children's Room!

Pajama Story Time

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

7 p.m.
All ages story time. Join us in your pajamas!

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Music Time

Cleveland Park Library

10 a.m.
Children sing and move to the music and have a hands on opportunity to play musical instruments.

Baby Lapsit Storytime

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
Come read, sing, and play with your baby at the library!This storytime is held in the Children's Room on the second floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.For children ages birth to 1 year old and caregivers. See you there!