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    Summer Reading

Saturday, August 30, 2014

2:00 p.m.

Come hear about the science and implications of climate change from Benjamin Cash, a research scientist at the Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies.

Sunday, August 31, 2014

3:00 p.m.

A strategic chess moveJoin us every other Sunday this summer for Chess, Scrabble, Uno and more! As part of our Summer Reading initiative we will be hosting regular game days for our patrons to relax and play games with each other and with staff members.

Because sometimes you just want to PLAY! Soak up the A/C and check off your summer reading "Fun & Games" block with us.



Saturday, September 6, 2014

1:00 p.m.

Jigsaw Puzzle SwapTired of completing the same puzzle over and over again? Ready for a new one? Come to the DCPL Jigsaw Puzzle Swap, hosted every three months, to keep your puzzle collection fresh! Bring a 500+ piece puzzle without any missing pieces to trade for one that's new-to-you! Spread the word so there will be more puzzles to choose from. For our younger puzzle lovers, bring easy puzzles/games to play or trade (we have a special request for princess puzzles). September's edition of the Puzzle Swap will be held at the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library. 

For questions call 202-727-1291 and ask for Sarah or Maggie. See you in September with puzzles in hand!

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

6:00 p.m.

pen and paperIt's your time to shine at the library!

Recite a poem, short story, or song at our Open Mic Night being held on select Wednesday nights from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Show off something you've been working on or share an old favorite.

The sign-up sheet will be posted from Wednesday afternoon until 5:45 p.m. First-come, first-served.

We will meet in the board room upstairs. All ages.

Friday, October 10, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Image of keyboardFor 2014, the Summer Reading theme is STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Why not drop by the Step Into Science Online Resources class to learn more about the library's online research possibilities related to the hard sciences and knock out one of your Adult Summer Reading activities? You'll be one step closer to winning a marvelous prize!

Meet us in Room 311 (third floor computer lab) for librarian-led instruction and hands-on practice with these valuable resources!

Contact Sarah Arnold at sarah.arnold@dc.gov with questions.

Required Skills: Basic computer skills and previous experience using a Web browser is preferable.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

1:00 p.m.

Jigsaw Puzzle SwapTired of completing the same puzzle over and over again? Ready for a new one? Come to the DCPL Jigsaw Puzzle Swap, hosted every three months, to keep your puzzle collection fresh! Bring a 500+ piece puzzle without any missing pieces to trade for one that's new-to-you! Spread the word so there will be more puzzles to choose from. For our younger puzzle lovers, bring easy puzzles/games to play or trade (we have a special request for princess puzzles). September's edition of the Puzzle Swap will be held at the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library. 

For questions call 202-727-1291 and ask for Sarah or Maggie. See you in September with puzzles in hand!