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Monday, Dec. 22, 2014

Book cover for Afterparty by Ann Redisch Stampler.

Holiday Party

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Teens are invited to come enjoy a good movie, a mini hot chocolate bar, and make holiday origami gifts and decorations.  

Lego Challenge!

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

4 p.m.
Come build your best lego creation and win a prize!   Lego pieces are small. Ages 5 and older please.

STEM Mondays

Francis A. Gregory Library

4:15 p.m.
STEM is an acronym for fields of study in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

HIV/STI Testing by Metro TeenAIDS

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

4:30 p.m.
Metro TeenAIDS (MTA) provides free, quick,

E-Reader Drop-In Clinic

Mt. Pleasant Library

5 p.m.
  Bring your fully charged iPads, Kindles, Nooks, Tablets, or laptops and your library card to our weekly e-Reader Clinic at the information desk on the lower level.  You will learn how to download books, music, and different types of media available for downloading from our website, and much much more...don't forget your cords!    

Teen Game Night

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

5:30 p.m.
Join us every Monday evening for Teen Game Night! Every week we will have fun playing the Wii. We also have an assortment of card, dice, and board games to play.

Family Evening Storytime

Parklands-Turner Library

6 p.m.
Every Monday at 6PM join us at Parklands-Turner Library in the Children's Area for stories.Bring the entire family and inspire a passion for learning in children.

Chess Instruction for Children and Teens

Woodridge Library

6 p.m.
Children and teens learn winning strategies for playing chess.Best for ages 6-19.

Photoshop 201: Retouching

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
In Photoshop 201, we will explore image touch up options, layers and layer masks, and color correcting options utilizing Photoshop CS6.

Children's Movie Nights

Francis A. Gregory Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us in the children's room for weekly movie screenings of new family films and classic favorites.Recommended for families and children ages 4-12.

Job Seekers Skills Workshops

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
A workshop to help those on the job market improve search strategies, interview skills, networking, and more.

Free Yoga Classes

Cleveland Park Library

7 p.m.
Free weekly yoga class led by a qualified instructor, courtesy of Yoga Activist.Geared toward beginners, although all are welcome.

Pajama & Stuffed Animal Story Time

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
Stories, songs & rhymes for all ages.This program is held upstairs in front of the fireplace.

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

Rhythm and Rhyme

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10 a.m.
An interactive musical experience, incorporating the use of musical instruments.  For ages 0-5.This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.  

Preschool Story Time

Parklands-Turner Library

10 a.m.
Every Tuesday come and enjoy stories, songs, rhymes,finger plays, movement and more for children ages 0-5.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

West End Library

10 a.m.
Regularly scheduled story time for babies and toddlers.

Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Takoma Park Library

Stories, songs, dances and FUN, for ages birth to two and their caregivers every Tuesday.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Petworth Library

10 a.m.
Join us for songs, stories, finger plays and rhymes.This story time is for ages birth to 2 years. Groups, please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time for your group.
Olaf from Frozen

Winter Movie

Northeast Library

10:30 a.m.
Although story time is on hiatus, there's still fun to be had at the Northeast Library. We invite patrons to attend a movie screening at 10:30 a.m. in place of our regularly scheduled story time. The 10:30 a.m. screening is intended for audience members 0-6 years of age and as such, any movie shown will have the MPAA rating of G. If you have any questions or concerns about this event please call the library at 202-698-0183.

Rhythm and Ryhme

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10:30 a.m.
An interactive musical experience, incorporating the use of musical instruments.  For ages 0-5.This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.  

Preschool Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

10:30 a.m.
This movement-based story time includes reading stories, singing familiar songs as well as learning new rhymes and songs with the librarian.For ages 3-5.

Preschool Story Time

Takoma Park Library

Enjoy stories and songs with the children's librarian every week!For ages 3 - 5 with their caregivers.

Preschool Storytime

West End Library

10:45 a.m.
Storytime for ages 3-5.
Seniors Yoga

Seniors Yoga

Georgetown Library

11 a.m.
Take an Om Break at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. Join the Georgetown Neighborhood Library for a variety of yoga classes taught by teachers from Yoga Activist. The Georgetown Neighborhood Library is registering RSVPs for all December classes. This class will be specifically for seniors ages 55 and older. 

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Petworth Library

11 a.m.
Please join us for rhymes, songs, finger plays and baby bounces.This program is for children age 0-2 and their caregivers.Groups, please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a program for your group.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

11 a.m.
Music, movement, rhythm activities, rhymes and stories every Tuesday morning. Best for children ages birth to 3 years and their caregivers.  

Yoga with Heather Ferris

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

12 p.m.
Bring a mat and join Heather Ferris, yoga teacher/therapist & Shaw resident, for traditional yoga classes. Many aspects will be covered:• Asana• Meditation• Breathing• Omkar chanting and much more

Digital Drop-In

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12:30 p.m.
New Year, New Name, New Service! Got an issue with technology?  Come let us troubleshoot.  Want to download free books, music, movies and magazines to your device or computer? Come let us walk you through it. Have a question about how digital things work? Come let us help you find the answer!

Jobseekers Drop-in Clinic

Petworth Library

1:30 p.m.
Drop in for one-on-one support with basic online job search activities:Create an email accountStart, revise, save, and upload a resumeSave a

Computer Basics Class

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

1:30 p.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. Seats are filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: O. FontemVenue: Bellevue Library's Main Meeting Room