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Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Have you ever dreamed of writing the Great American Novel? Do you have a torrid romance burning inside you? Do you know why the aliens are coming to get you, and you have to share the secret of their extra-dimensional technology with the world?  Come Write in at DC Public Library! Bring your favorite notepad or laptop, or use one of the library's public computers to work on your original novel during National Novel Writing Month

Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Have you ever dreamed of writing the Great American Novel? Do you have a torrid romance burning inside you? Do you know why the aliens are coming to get you, and you have to share the secret of their extra-dimensional technology with the world?  Come Write in at DC Public Library! Bring your favorite notepad or laptop, or use one of the library's public computers to work on your original novel during National Novel Writing Month

Family Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Join us for an all-ages story time with singing, dancing and lots of fun!

NaNoWriMo

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

2:30 p.m.
November is National Novel Writing Month. Shepherd Park Library will be hosting a quiet space for writers to create every Saturday in November from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Kids and teens are welcome, too! Remember to register at the NaNoWriMo Young Writer's Program website so you can set your own word count.

Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

Cleveland Park Library

(All day)
Have you ever dreamed of writing the Great American Novel? Do you have a torrid romance burning inside you? Do you know why the aliens are coming to get you, and you have to share the secret of their extra-dimensional technology with the world?  Come Write in at DC Public Library! Bring your favorite notepad or laptop, or use one of the library's public computers to work on your original novel during National Novel Writing Month

Get It Write! Study Hall

Mt. Pleasant Library

1 p.m.
Need help with homework? Want feedback on your creative writing? Stop by the information desk! We’ll set you up in a quiet study space and give you tips on how to ace your assignments. On the lower level, every Sunday.

Family Funday Sunday

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
A variety of family friendly programs that may include dance, music, movement, movies, sign language and much more.Recommended for ages 0-12.

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Have you ever dreamed of writing the Great American Novel? Do you have a torrid romance burning inside you? Do you know why the aliens are coming to get you, and you have to share the secret of their extra-dimensional technology with the world?  Come Write in at DC Public Library! Bring your favorite notepad or laptop, or use one of the library's public computers to work on your original novel during National Novel Writing Month

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

ESL English Language Club

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

7 p.m.
Come to our ESL English Conversation Club, where you can practice your English skills in a casual environment. This conversation group is for English learners at all levels, but participants should have some English knowledge. This is an open group, and you can drop in at anytime between 7 and 8 pm.  

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

Pre-School Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 2-5, with their caregivers.For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.

Pre-School Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

11 a.m.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 2-5, with their caregivers.For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.

Clerc-Gallaudet Week: Celebrating the Diversity of the Deaf Community with the Arts

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Celebrating the Diversity of the Deaf Community with the Arts: visual art poetry prose theater music ASL and voice interpreters will be present in the Great Hall. For more information, contact: Janice Rosen, Deaf Services Librarian Center for Accessibility (202) 559-5368 voice or video lbph.dcpl@dc.gov

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

Northwest One Library

6:30 p.m.
Have you ever dreamed of writing the Great American Novel? Do you have a torrid romance burning inside you? Do you know why the aliens are coming to get you, and you have to share the secret of their extra-dimensional technology with the world?   Come Write in at DC Public Library! Bring your favorite notepad or laptop, or use one of the library's public computers to work on your original novel during National Novel Writing Month

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014

Holiday Movie Morning

Rosedale Library

10:30 a.m.
Families can enjoy a movie about the adventures of a boy who doubts Santa is real and receives an invitation to travel on a magical train that will take him to the North Pole. This film runs for 100 minutes and is rated PG.
Tenleytown Winterfest's mascot: the yeti!

Winterfest: Winter Story Time and Holiday Singalong

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Deck the stacks with boughs of holly! Fa la la, la la la! Come to the library, sing and be jolly! Fa la la, la la la!
Shakespeare in Santa Hat

Seasonal Shakespeare: A Group Reading of 'Twelfth Night'

Georgetown Library

1:30 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate the holiday season with a reading of the first three acts of the romantic comedy Twelfth Night -- the title of which refers to traditional ongoing Christmas festivities.

Family Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Join us for an all-ages story time with singing, dancing and lots of fun!

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014

Get It Write! Study Hall

Mt. Pleasant Library

1 p.m.
Need help with homework? Want feedback on your creative writing? Stop by the information desk! We’ll set you up in a quiet study space and give you tips on how to ace your assignments. On the lower level, every Sunday.

Family Funday Sunday

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
A variety of family friendly programs that may include dance, music, movement, movies, sign language and much more.Recommended for ages 0-12.
Flyer advertising the Winter Craft Workshop at Georgetown, Sunday, December 7, 2014

Winter Craft Workshop

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
The Georgetown Neighborhood Library will be celebrating the start of the holiday season with an afternoon of winter crafting fun. The doors will open at 1:30 p.m. to give early arrivals a chance to check out our festive decorations and seasonal snacks before the event kicks off at 2 p.m. with a live musical performance by local acapella group GU Harmony.

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

 Book cover of Tape it & make it : 101 duct tape activities by Richela Fabian Morgan.

DIY Duct Tape Gifts

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Come and see just how easy it is to create a beautiful and functional rose pen! Not into flowers? Then how about a duct tape wallet? Come show off your creativity and make an awesome gift in the process.  

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

ESL English Language Club

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

7 p.m.
Come to our ESL English Conversation Club, where you can practice your English skills in a casual environment. This conversation group is for English learners at all levels, but participants should have some English knowledge. This is an open group, and you can drop in at anytime between 7 and 8 pm.  

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

Pre-School Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 2-5, with their caregivers.For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.

Pre-School Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

11 a.m.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 2-5, with their caregivers.For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.
Winter

Holiday Story Time

Rosedale Library

4 p.m.
As part of Rosedale's holiday celebrations, children and their families can enjoy a special holiday and winter-themed story time! Appropriate for ages 0-6.

Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

Family Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Join us for an all-ages story time with singing, dancing and lots of fun!
Polar Express book cover

All Aboard the Polar Express!

Woodridge Library

2 p.m.
All aboard! Get cozy in your pajamas as we read Chris Van Allsburg's holiday classic The Polar Express and then watch the film adaptation! For children and their families.