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Saturday, May 2, 2015

LLL2BCapHill

Library Lovers Like to Bike during National Bike Month!

Northeast Library

9:30 a.m.
Find out just how many library lovers really like to bike as we celebrate National Bike Month in May 2015! A special bike-to-story time program is planned in Northeast DC and in Northwest DC, at the beginning and ending of the month. Join us on: Saturday, May 2, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.: Bicyclists of all ages will meet at Southeast Neighborhood Library by 10 a.m. for a ride to Northeast Neighborhood Library, where we will join other Ward 6 families and enjoy an outdoor celebration with stories, crafts and snacks!
Washington Area Bicycle Association

Family Biking Workshop with WABA

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10:30 a.m.
Join Kidical Mass organizers and WABA for an interactive workshop on biking with children. We'll go over the ins and outs of family-friendly bikes and equipment, packing, preparation, and riding confidently and comfortably with children. 

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Cyclists

Sewing Workshop: Make Your Own Bike Bag

Southeast Library

1:30 p.m.
Join local sewing teacher Chris Cooper to learn basic sewing machine skills and make your own bike or tote bag. 

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Washington Area Bicycle Association

Women & Bicycles Storytelling Hour with WABA

Northeast Library

6:30 p.m.
Join WABA's Women & Bicycles group for an evening of camaraderie, storytelling, and skillsharing. The group facilitates good, old fashioned storytelling and welcomes newcomers, especially gals who aren't already involved in the group or don't already bike. Each month they choose a theme, you bring different kinds of stories on that theme. This month's theme: What is family.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

bike

Bikes and Sites of Woodridge Neighborhood

Woodridge Library

10 a.m.
Come exercise and enjoy a bike tour of this wonderful and vibrant neighborhood. The tour will start at the Woodridge Interim Library  located at 1790 Douglas St. NE and end at the site of the new Woodridge Neighborhood Library at 1801 Hamlin St. NE. The new Woodridge Neighborhood Library is currently under construction. Please call the library at 202-541-6226 for additional information.
Washington Area Bicycle Association

Everyday Biking Workshop with WABA

Deanwood Library

10:30 a.m.
Ever considered biking to the store to save time? Or biking to work to save money? Or maybe you just want to get out and exercise and be outside more? 

Monday, May 11, 2015

"Duck on a Bike" book cover

Reader's Theatre: Featuring ‘Duck on a Bike’

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, May 11 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

Monday, May 18, 2015

"The Bike Lesson" book cover

Reader's Theatre: Featuring ‘The Bike Lesson’

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, May 18 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.The Bike Lesson by Stan and Jan Berenstain is the featured piece.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Knitting

Bikes + Knitting

Southwest Library

7:30 p.m.
Brush off your knitting needles and join us as The Knitty Gritty Committee (Southwest Library's very own knitting circle) celebrates National Bike Month! David Quick of Southeast Neighborhood Library and resident knitting aficionado extraordinaire will be on deck to highlight different knitting patterns you can use to spruce up your bike, including a pattern that has the D.C. flag on it! Free. No registration required. Knitting needles are available to borrow.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Great Muppet Caper Cover

Movie Screening

Northwest One Library

4 p.m.
We're celebrating bike month at Northwest One Neighborhood Library with a screening of The Great Muppet Caper.  Join us for snacks and bike safety tips after the movie!

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Bike Gear

Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop

Southeast Library

11 a.m.
Join us for a basic bike maintenance workshop with mechanics from Capitol Hill Bikes. Learn repairs that you may not have even known that you could do yourself! The May 23 workshop will occur at Southeast Branch Library at 403 7th St. SE The May 30 workshop will occur at Northeast Branch Library at 330 7th St. NE

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Bike Gear

Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop

Southeast Library

11 a.m.
Join us for a basic bike maintenance workshop with mechanics from Capitol Hill Bikes. Learn repairs that you may not have even known that you could do yourself! The May 23 workshop will occur at Southeast Branch Library at 403 7th St. SE The May 30 workshop will occur at Northeast Branch Library at 330 7th St. NE

Monday, June 1, 2015

"A Crash Course for Molly" book cover

Reader's Theatre: Featuring ‘A Crash Course for Molly’

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, June 1 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.A Crash Course for Molly by Eva Eriksson is the featured piece.