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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

I Am Jazz book cover

"I Am Jazz" Storytime to Support Transgender Youth

Woodridge Library

6 p.m.
Join us during our PJ Storytime for a special reading to support transgender youth! 

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Chinese Dragon

Chinese Spoken Language is Easier Than You Think!

Chevy Chase Library

6 p.m.
In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Dr. Hong-Fincher will give a talk on the Chinese spoken language and give a few sound examples (as compared with English, French). The talk will last around one hour, and after there will be a Q &A. Time, and interest, permitting, there will also be a short video of a Chinese play Mr. Dong-guo and the Wolf (the main actor is the former Prime Minister of Australia).  

Friday, May 6, 2016

happy20thdia

Cantaré Bilingual Musical Performance

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us to celebrate the 20th anniversary of el Día de los Niños/el Día de los Libros with a bilingual musical performance by Cantaré. All ages are welcome.  

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Gearin' up logo

Gearin' Up Bicycles Pop-up Repair Clinic

Lamond-Riggs Library

1 p.m.
Join Gearin' Up Bicycles at our branch for a free two hour bike repair pop-up clinic! Get your bike ready for the summer by learning all about simple bike repairs, safety and general maintenance from this local non-profit.
Edna Small - Local poet and author of recent collection of poems - Listening Still

Poetry - Edna Small Local Poet

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Local poet Edna Small will read from her recently published collection of poems - Listening Still.  A retired psychologist, her poems - both personal and universal, cover a wide range of human experience.

Monday, May 9, 2016

'Duck on a Bike' Book Cover

Reader's Theatre Features 'Duck on a Bike'

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, May 9 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

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Gearin' Up Bicycles Pop-up Repair Clinic

Deanwood Library

1:30 p.m.
Join Gearin' Up Bicycles at our branch for a free two hour bike repair pop-up clinic! Get your bike ready for the summer by learning all about simple bike repairs, safety and general maintenance from this local non-profit.

Saturday, May 14, 2016

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Gearin' Up Bicycles Pop-up Repair Clinic

Takoma Park Library

9 a.m.
Join Gearin' Up Bicycles at our branch for a free bike safety check and minor repairs before the Tour de DCPL ride! Get your bike ready by learning all about simple bike repairs, safety and general maintenance from this local non-profit.
Tour de DCPL 2016

Tour de DCPL VII

Chevy Chase Library

9 a.m.
Every year, to celebrate National Bike Month, a group of library staff, advocates and community members strap on their bike helmets to help the DC Public Library promote environmentally friendly transportation and explore how our libraries connect with the communities they serve. 

Monday, May 16, 2016

'The Bike Lesson' Book Cover

Reader's Theatre Features 'The Bike Lesson'

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, May 16 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.The Bike Lesson by Stan and Jan Berenstain is the featured piece.

Monday, May 23, 2016

"A Crash Course for Molly" Book Cover

Reader's Theatre Features 'A Crash Course for Molly'

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, May 23 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.A Crash Course for Molly by Eva Eriksson is the featured piece.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

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Gearin' Up Bicycles Pop-up Repair Clinic

Northwest One Library

4 p.m.
Join Gearin' Up Bicycles at our branch for a free two hour bike repair pop-up clinic! Get your bike ready for the summer by learning all about simple bike repairs, safety and general maintenance from this local non-profit. Gearin' Up Bicycles is an organization that trains youth from underserved communities in bike maintenance and repair with the ultimate goal of employment. 

Thursday, May 26, 2016

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Gearin' Up Bicycles Pop-up Repair Clinic

Petworth Library

1:30 p.m.
Join Gearin' Up Bicycles at our branch for a free two hour bike repair pop-up clinic! Get your bike ready for the summer by learning all about simple bike repairs, safety and general maintenance from this local non-profit.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Bicycles

Bicycle Drive-in Movie for National Bike Month

Southeast Library

8 p.m.
Join us for an evening of bikes and movies to cap off National Bike Month.

Monday, June 6, 2016

The Gay Revolution

History Book Club

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
Join us at our monthly History Book Club as we celebrate Pride Week by reading The Gay Revolution: the Story of the Struggle by Lillian Faderman.