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Come in and create your own anti-bullying T-shirt. Space is limited, so participants are encouraged to register by Monday Oct. 5, 2015. You may register at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-541-6226. Walk-ins welcome on a first-come, first-served basis.
This workshop complements the D.C.Rape Crisis Center's Good Touch Bad Touch sexual abuse prevention curriculum for pre-school through sixth grade students. It is designed to create a shared learning experience between adults and youth. The workshop incorporates theater, art and games to explore the concepts of expression, communication and boundaries.
Join Infinite Possibilities International (IPI) and Rosedale Neighborhood Library for a free screening of award-winning author Chiamanda Ngozi’s Adichie movie “Half of a Yellow Sun” an adaptation of her book about Nigieria’s historic Biafran war.
Would you like to read a story to a furry friend? Join us on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. Choose a fun book and come prepared to share your story with a friendly dog. Individual families or school groups are welcome as long as you let us know in advance. Our next sessions will be Tuesday, October 13 and 27. We hope to see you here. Contact us at 202-645-0755 (Capitol View Library) to schedule a time to Paws to Read!
Join us at the Rosedale Neighborhood Library for a fun film for the whole family. 11 year old Akeelah discovers that her talent is spelling and in this story she tries to make the most of it. Larry Fishburne, Angela Bassett and Keke Palmer star in this wholesome movie.
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015
Welcome to "The Homework Zone!" The Parklands-Turner Library staff cares about the education and well being of youth in our neighborhood. In support of scholastic achievement, library staff invite children ages 8 to 15 to visit the Parklands-Turner Library on Wednesdays after school for a unique study hall opportunity. Each Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., library staff will establish a calm study environment called "The Homework Zone" in the children's room.
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015
Looking for a place to toddle? Play with toys? Meet other little ones? Look no further! Join us in the Children’s Room of the Northeast Library every Thursday afternoon 1-3 p.m. Play with toys that encourage early literacy and motor skill development. Learn early literacy tips from Children’s Librarians. Relax, let loose, and have a ball! For children ages birth to 3, along with parents and their caretakers.
Pitter-patter on soft feet/ they always like to come up and creep/ with all these ghosts who the heck could possibly sleep? Ghost stories are a must this time of year as the days shorten and turn nippy. Come and listen to some spooky tales and leave with a ghostly friend who is just dying to come home with you. All craft supplies will be provided. For ages 7 and up.
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