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Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

9:30 a.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.
50th Anniversary Balloons

Palisades Library Celebrates 50 Years at the V St NW Location!

Palisades Library

10 a.m.
Join us for Barefoot Puppets, Mark Greek from the Washingtoniana Room, the Sherier Mountain Boys, Palisades Community Band and more to commemorate our 50th anniversary on V Street NW!Library Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan along with Councilmember Mary Cheh, Friends of Palisades Library, and former Palisades librarians will share remarks beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Big Bad Wolf and Cookie PuppetsPuppet show photoBarefoot Puppets Puppeteer

Barefoot Puppets Presents 'Little Red and the Gingerbread Man'

Palisades Library

10:30 a.m.
Barefoot Puppets presents two classic tales rolled into one! Join Little Red as she pursues a mischievous Gingerbread cookie through the woods to Grandma's house. Original music, snowy scenery, and everyone's favorite Big Bad Wolf make up this seasonal favorite for the entire family. Generously funded by the Friends of Palisades Library.

Family Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

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

DC Reads: Ethiopian Cultural Celebration

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

2 p.m.
Join Shepherd Park Library for an afternoon celebrating Ethiopian culture and community, inspired by 2014's DC Reads book, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu. The event will feature performances by local musicians and information provided by community organizations. Experience music that is new or cherished and get to know the organizations that serve our community.

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. 16, 2014

coat drive

Give a Child a Coat: Share the Warmth

Rosedale Library

(All day)
Rosedale Neighborhood Library invites you to join “Give a Child a Coat, Share the Warmth” coat drive! We will be collecting donated gently used or NEW coats and other winter accessories at the Rosedale Neighborhood Library during our operating hours.                        

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

Monday, Nov. 17, 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
coat drive

Give a Child a Coat: Share the Warmth

Rosedale Library

(All day)
Rosedale Neighborhood Library invites you to join “Give a Child a Coat, Share the Warmth” coat drive! We will be collecting donated gently used or NEW coats and other winter accessories at the Rosedale Neighborhood Library during our operating hours.                        
dreamcatcher

Let's Make a Dream Catcher

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
We will celebrate Native American Heritage Month by reading Dreamcatcher by Audrey Osofsy. Dreamcatchers were traditionally used to trap bad dreams, and let good dreams pass through. Each child will make a dreamcatcher to take home. All materials will be provided. This program is for ages 4 and older.

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5 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.

Get Unblocked! NaNoWriMo Writer's Block Clinic

Southeast Library

6:30 p.m.
Sign up for our National Novel Writing Month program and let published novelist Hannah Sternberg help you reach your NaNoWriMo goals this year with a series of classes on working through writer’s block.

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

Georgetown Library

7:30 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

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

coat drive

Give a Child a Coat: Share the Warmth

Rosedale Library

(All day)
Rosedale Neighborhood Library invites you to join “Give a Child a Coat, Share the Warmth” coat drive! We will be collecting donated gently used or NEW coats and other winter accessories at the Rosedale Neighborhood Library during our operating hours.                        

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

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.  

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7 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

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

Lamond-Riggs Library

7 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

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

coat drive

Give a Child a Coat: Share the Warmth

Rosedale Library

(All day)
Rosedale Neighborhood Library invites you to join “Give a Child a Coat, Share the Warmth” coat drive! We will be collecting donated gently used or NEW coats and other winter accessories at the Rosedale Neighborhood Library during our operating hours.                        

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

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.
Drawing of a Turkey saying "Gobble Gobble"

Thanksgiving Crafternoon

Woodridge Library

4 p.m.
Gobble Gobble! Stop by for an afternoon of fun Thanksgiving crafts and activities. Best for children under 12.

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

Lamond-Riggs Library

7 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
John Morris

Fiction Fundamentals with John Morris

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
This three-session workshop focuses on three essential elements of the fictional craft: character, point of view, and style.  We will introduce aspiring writers to some of the key skills that make characters come alive on the page.  We’ll examine how to use a strong narrative point of view to create stories that spark the reader’s interest.  And we’ll see how language can make a fictional world vivid and fresh.  

Thursday, Nov. 20, 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