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Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014
Although afterschool programs are on hiatus, there's still fun to be had at the Northeast Library. We invite you to watch a movie with us, in place of our regularly scheduled programming. The 2 p.m. screening is intended for audience members 5 and older, and as such, any movie shown will have the MPAA rating of PG. If you have any questions or concerns about this event, please call the library at 202-698-0183.
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.
Stories, games, fun in American Sign Language (ASL). Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen will read stories about Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ages 3-5. ASL/voice interpreters and therapy dogs from People Animals Love will be present. Questions? Voice/video at 202-559-5368 or email email@example.com.
Come celebrate MLK week in Teen Space. We will be having some fun MLK-themed activities. For ages 13-19. See you there!
On Aug. 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech as a part of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The speech sought an end to racial injustice in America and called for an integrated society. In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, come out to to hear an enlightening presentation by the Attorney General of the District of Columbia, Karl Racine, on the state of race relations in the United States.
Come and enjoy a special Martin Luther King Jr. storytime held in the Children's Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. This special preschool storytime will feature an American Sign Language interpreter. For ages 3-5 and caregivers.
Stories, games, fun in American Sign Language (ASL). Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen will read stories about Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ages 3-5. ASL/voice interpreters and therapy dogs from People Animals Love will be present. Questions? Voice/video 202-559-5368 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us to celebrate and honor Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of fantastic activities for kids ages birth to 12 and their family. There will be a puppet show, reader's theatre, crafting time, a video, and an opportunity for kids to recite a part of their favorite speech by Martin Luther King Jr.
Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015
The Palisades Winter Readathon is in full swing! Stop by the Children's Room at Palisades Library to sign up, and earn prizes for reading! The Winter Readathon runs from Jan. 11 to Feb. 28. This program is for children from birth to age 12.
All ages are encouraged to join us as we make Peace Mobiles and Magnets in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parents also will leave with Peace Badges that they can bestow upon their little ones in recognition of noteworthy acts of selflessness.
As part of the DC Public Library's series of events on government transperency and personal privacy in the digital age, D.C.’s iconic Black Cat nightclub will be hosting a free screening of The Internet’s Own Boy, the inspiring documentary about the life of Internet activist and political organizer Aaron Swartz. The screening begins at 8:30 p.m. doors will open at 8 p.m. Join us at Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW.