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Saturday, July 16, 2016

CoupSauvage&theSnips

FRINGE Music in the Library:: Coup Sauvage & the Snips :: Horse Lords

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
Coup Sauvage & the Snips play music that is celebratory and revelatory. Accusatory and against authority. Confrontational and informational. A soundtrack for the children to watch the first-world burn. Ready? Doesn’t matter.
Cover of The Three Year Swim Club

History/Biography Book Club

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

3 p.m.
Every month, we discuss a book about important historical events, figures and more. 

Sunday, July 17, 2016

History of Rock Creek Park cover

Legends & Lore DC Book Discussion Series

Cleveland Park Library

2 p.m.
Do you enjoy reading about hometown Washington, D.C.?  In July, we will be discussing A History of Rock Creek Park by Scott Einberger. Copies are available to check out from the library. We will meet in the second floor meeting room at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 17.

Monday, July 18, 2016

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ESL Conversation Circle

West End Library

3 p.m.
Come chat and practice your English with a librarian and others who are interested in improving their language skills.
The Turner House book cover.

Fiction Lover's Book Club

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
Please join The Fiction Lover's Book Club as we discuss Angela Flournoy's The Turner House.  

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Older Adults doing yoga

July Gentle Yoga at Georgetown Library

Georgetown Library

10 a.m.
Join our instructors Tuesdays at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library for a free one-hour yoga class. Our 10 a.m. gentle yoga class is designed to accommodate all skill levels and ranges of motion, especially targeting adults ages 55+.July class schedule: 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26
Yoga pose

July Yoga at Georgetown

Georgetown Library

11:30 a.m.
Join our instructors every Tuesday at the Georgetown library for a free one-hour yoga class for all levels.  July class schedule: 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26 Questions? Email georgetownlibrary@dc.gov for more information or to join our email notification list.
betweenthelines

Between the Lines: Coloring Club for Adults

West End Library

2 p.m.
Coloring just isn't for kids! Get some mid-day relaxation by joining West End every Tuesday and Thursday for Between the Lines, the coloring club for adults. Coloring sheets and coloring pencils provided.
Yoga

Yoga at Chevy Chase

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Go for the Gold this summer at Chevy Chase Library by joining instructor Stacee Becker for yoga in the Chevy Chase Library meeting room on Tuesdays at 2 pm—June 7, 14, 28, July 5, and 12!  
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Introduction to Raspberry Pi

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
The Raspberry Pi is a credit card sized computer that just needs a monitor, SD card and keyboard to operate. It is very inexpensive (the most expensive model is $35). Learn the basics about how to buy, set up, and operate this fun, unique computer at our workshop!   

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

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Hitchcock Film Series: Jamaica Inn

West End Library

5:30 p.m.
It's hot outside, so come visit West End Library and chill yourself with our AC and a film, Jamaica Inn (1939), directed by the master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock.In honor of Summer Reading, West End Library is screening Hitchcock films every other week. The following is a complete listing of his films that will be screened this summer: June 8  The 39 Steps (1935) June 22  The Lady Vanishes (1938) July 6  The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
Yoga

Summer Mindfulness - Meditation at the Library

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
Join us for a series of Wednesday evening presentations exploring the hows and whys of mindfulness. Our friends from Be Here Now Yoga will present on a range of topics including guided meditation, movement, music, and yoga. 
Dr. Diane Collins

Diabetes Prevention

Parklands-Turner Library

7 p.m.
What is Diabetes? What are some of its precursors?  Join Dr. Diane Collins, a Naturopathic Doctor at the Collins Wellness Center, as she teaches us how to become "fat and calorie detectives." We'll learn how to properly read food labels, identify a healthy meal, and talk about the types of food we need to eat to prevent Diabetes.  

Thursday, July 21, 2016

betweenthelines

Between the Lines: Coloring Club for Adults

West End Library

2 p.m.
Coloring just isn't for kids! Get some mid-day relaxation by joining West End every Tuesday and Thursday for Between the Lines, the coloring club for adults. Coloring sheets and coloring pencils provided.
Summer Reading

Historic Places of African American Leisure and Recreation In and Around Washington, DC

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

7 p.m.
Join Patsy Fletcher, author of Historically African American leisure destinations around Washington, D.C. for a talk about places of leisure and recreation for African Americans in and around Washington, DC.

Friday, July 22, 2016

surprise

Fun Friday

Rosedale Library

(All day)
Every Friday during the summer is a surprise at Rosedale! Come and find out what's in store, including special performers, games with prizes, and other fun events! 

Saturday, July 23, 2016

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Free Bike Repair Clinics

Anacostia Library

12 p.m.
Volunteers from The Bike House, Gearin' Up Bicycles and Chrome Industries will provide bike repair services at no cost for the public outside of Anacostia Neighborhood Library on select Saturdays this summer from noon to 2:30 p.m.

Monday, July 25, 2016

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ESL Conversation Circle

West End Library

3 p.m.
Come chat and practice your English with a librarian and others who are interested in improving their language skills.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Older Adults doing yoga

July Gentle Yoga at Georgetown Library

Georgetown Library

10 a.m.
Join our instructors Tuesdays at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library for a free one-hour yoga class. Our 10 a.m. gentle yoga class is designed to accommodate all skill levels and ranges of motion, especially targeting adults ages 55+.July class schedule: 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26
Yoga pose

July Yoga at Georgetown

Georgetown Library

11:30 a.m.
Join our instructors every Tuesday at the Georgetown library for a free one-hour yoga class for all levels.  July class schedule: 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26 Questions? Email georgetownlibrary@dc.gov for more information or to join our email notification list.
betweenthelines

Between the Lines: Coloring Club for Adults

West End Library

2 p.m.
Coloring just isn't for kids! Get some mid-day relaxation by joining West End every Tuesday and Thursday for Between the Lines, the coloring club for adults. Coloring sheets and coloring pencils provided.
Brain Games

Brain Games and a History of Puzzles

Northwest One Library

6:30 p.m.
Brain Games: A two-hour class examining the most popular types of puzzles and why they fascinate us and remain timeless classics. Participants will learn some of the mathematics, logical deduction, and language skills behind these puzzles. Can't make it to this session? Labyrinth games will also be presenting workshops at other DC Public Library sites. 

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Overdrive

Overdrive Drop-In Clinic

Francis A. Gregory Library

1 p.m.
Do you own a Kindle, Nook or iPad? Did you know that you can download thousands of titles free of charge with your DC Public Library card?
Child Yoga

Summer Adult-Child Yoga Program

Palisades Library

5:30 p.m.
The Palisades Library is piloting an Adult-Child Yoga class for the summer. Led by instructor Dexter Sumner, this class will guide adults and children through the basic principles of yoga, breathing exercises and poses. Learn the many benefits of yoga, from flexibility and strength to creating confidence and peace of mind.  All levels welcome. This class is recommended for adults and children 6 and older. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.
Yoga

Summer Mindfulness - Meditation at the Library

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
Join us for a series of Wednesday evening presentations exploring the hows and whys of mindfulness. Our friends from Be Here Now Yoga will present on a range of topics including guided meditation, movement, music, and yoga. 

Thursday, July 28, 2016

DowntownDC Live!

DowntownDC Live! with DES DEMONAS, CAT JACK & the DC Punk Archive

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
The DC Punk Archive presents local bands, DES DEMONAS and CAT JACK, at this year's DowntownDC Live! concert series at 
betweenthelines

Between the Lines: Coloring Club for Adults

West End Library

2 p.m.
Coloring just isn't for kids! Get some mid-day relaxation by joining West End every Tuesday and Thursday for Between the Lines, the coloring club for adults. Coloring sheets and coloring pencils provided.

Friday, July 29, 2016

surprise

Fun Friday

Rosedale Library

(All day)
Every Friday during the summer is a surprise at Rosedale! Come and find out what's in store, including special performers, games with prizes, and other fun events! 

Monday, Aug. 1, 2016

esl

ESL Conversation Circle

West End Library

3 p.m.
Come chat and practice your English with a librarian and others who are interested in improving their language skills.
One Summer

History Book Club

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
Join our monthly History Book Club as we discuss Babe Ruth, the New York Yankees, the rise of boxing and many other great events (sporting and not) in One Summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson.