Calendar

Sunday, May 18, 2014

2:00 p.m.

All ages arts and crafts.

2:30 p.m.

Join us for a special family story time, as we celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.  

We will be telling the tale of Momotaro, or "Peach Boy," with a special kamishibai theater and doing a craft. Kamishibai, or "paper theater," is a method of Japanese storytelling.

Want to find out more? Watch this video and check out these titles to learn about kamishibai storytelling or learn how to make your own! 

Kamishibai Story Theater Kamishibai Man Asian-American Crafts Kids Can Do!
Kamishibai Story Theater: The Art of Picture Telling Kamishibai Man Asian-American Crafts Kids Can Do!
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Monday, May 19, 2014

6:30 p.m.

I Kiss Your Hands Many Times book cover.Please join The Fiction Lover's Book Club as we discuss Marianne Szegedy-Maszak's I Kiss Your Hands Many Times. This selection is part of our "Tastes Like Fiction" series. 

We will meet in the Popular Library, located on the first floor, just off The Great Hall. All those who cannot attend are welcome to post thoughts online in our Goodreads space all month long.

Contact Popular Services at 202-727-1295 for more information on how to join the group.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

4:30 p.m.

API fanWe will read 2 -3 books featuring Asian/Pacific Islanders, learn facts about the various countries represented, and enjoy a ninja-themed craft while watching a fun Disney cartoon featuring a martial-arts-loving panda.

Appropriate for 3- to 8-year-old children.

Please call 202-727-5012 to register in advance with your group of 9 or more children.

7:00 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 any time after 7 p.m. 

Ven al Club de Conversación en Ingles (ESL English Conversation Club) para practicar y conversar en ingles en un entorno relajado. El grupo de conversación es para todos los niveles, pero los participantes deben tener un nivel básico de inglés. El grupo es abierto, y pueden venir a cualquier hora después de las 7.
 
来到我们的ESL(英语作为第二种语言)英语交谈俱乐部,您能在一个放松的环境里练习您的英语技能。这个交谈小组是为具有任何水平的英语学习者开办的,但是参加者最好具备一些英语知识。这是一个开放松散的小组,您可以在傍晚七点以后任何时间来。


Wednesday, May 21, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Flag semaphoreDid you know that May 22 is National Maritime Day? On May 21, come to the Palisades Library to celebrate by learning flag semaphore, a maritime method of communication using flags.

Snacks will be provided. 

In the Small Meeting Room. For teens and tweens. 


Photo courtesy of Newtown graffiti on Flickr. 

7:00 p.m.

Come brush up on basic GED math skills including calculator use; fractions, decimals, percents, & ratios; word problems; and basic geometry & algebra.  

For more information please email megan.janicki@dc.gov. 

Thursday, May 22, 2014

(All day)

The Mt. Pleasant Library Book Club meets the fourth Thursday of every month in the main-floor meeting room.

We alternate between fiction and nonfiction each month.

For more information, please contact Ana Elisa de Campos Salles at anaelisa.decampossalles@dc.gov or call 202-671-3122.

(All day)

The Mt. Pleasant Library Book Club meets the fourth Thursday of every month in the main-floor meeting room.

We alternate between fiction and nonfiction each month.

For more information, please contact Ana Elisa de Campos Salles at anaelisa.decampossalles@dc.gov or call 202-671-3122.

Saturday, May 24, 2014

3:30 p.m.

Learn more about the epic story of the Ramayana and create your own Indonesian "Wayang Kulit" puppets.

Children ages 5-12 and their caregivers are welcome. 

Sunday, May 25, 2014

1:00 p.m.

Come play with us! We will provide classic board and card games, as well as Duplo blocks!

All day Sunday (1-5 p.m.) in the Children’s Room.
 

1:00 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.

Image of teens holding books in a library.

2:00 p.m.

All ages arts and crafts.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

7:00 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 any time after 7 p.m. 

Ven al Club de Conversación en Ingles (ESL English Conversation Club) para practicar y conversar en ingles en un entorno relajado. El grupo de conversación es para todos los niveles, pero los participantes deben tener un nivel básico de inglés. El grupo es abierto, y pueden venir a cualquier hora después de las 7.
 
来到我们的ESL(英语作为第二种语言)英语交谈俱乐部,您能在一个放松的环境里练习您的英语技能。这个交谈小组是为具有任何水平的英语学习者开办的,但是参加者最好具备一些英语知识。这是一个开放松散的小组,您可以在傍晚七点以后任何时间来。


Wednesday, May 28, 2014

7:00 p.m.

Come brush up on basic GED math skills including calculator use; fractions, decimals, percents, & ratios; word problems; and basic geometry & algebra.  

For more information please email megan.janicki@dc.gov. 

Saturday, May 31, 2014

10:00 a.m.

Find out just how many Ward 6 Library Lovers Like to Bike as we celebrate National Bike Month!

Families withnatbikemo children ages 9 and younger will meet at Rosedale or Southeast library (choose the branch closest to you) as early as 9:45 a.m. for a briefing on bike safety conducted by friendly neighborhood library staff and biking police officers. Afterward, everyone will don their helmets and ride to Northeast Neighborhood Library, where we will converge with other Ward 6 families for an outdoor/indoor (depending on weather) celebration!

At Northeast library, families can decorate their bikes, children can participate in an active story time session facilitated by librarians from all three branches, and adults can view a free tire repair demo by partners from Capitol Hill Bikes.

Adult chaperones and helmets are required for all child bikers. All adults will be required to sign liability waivers for themselves and their children upon arrival at your respective neighborhood library (Rosedale, Southeast, Southwest or Northwest One). Rain or shine, we will bike to Northeast Neighborhood Library, so please dress appropriately.

Questions? Please email Tammeric (tammeric.scurry@dc.gov) at Rosedale Neighborhood Library for more information.

Explore other National Bike Month events.

1:00 p.m.

House of Stone by Anthony ShadidYou are cordially invited to attend the May 2014 book discussion. This month's title is Anthony Shadid's House of Stone.

Copies are available for checkout at the information desk.

Sunday, June 1, 2014

1:00 p.m.

Come play with us! We will provide classic board and card games, as well as Duplo blocks!

All day Sunday (1-5 p.m.) in the Children’s Room.
 

1:00 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.

Image of teens holding books in a library.

2:00 p.m.

All ages arts and crafts.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

7:00 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 any time after 7 p.m. 

Ven al Club de Conversación en Ingles (ESL English Conversation Club) para practicar y conversar en ingles en un entorno relajado. El grupo de conversación es para todos los niveles, pero los participantes deben tener un nivel básico de inglés. El grupo es abierto, y pueden venir a cualquier hora después de las 7.
 
来到我们的ESL(英语作为第二种语言)英语交谈俱乐部,您能在一个放松的环境里练习您的英语技能。这个交谈小组是为具有任何水平的英语学习者开办的,但是参加者最好具备一些英语知识。这是一个开放松散的小组,您可以在傍晚七点以后任何时间来。


Wednesday, June 4, 2014

7:00 p.m.

Come brush up on basic GED math skills including calculator use; fractions, decimals, percents, & ratios; word problems; and basic geometry & algebra.  

For more information please email megan.janicki@dc.gov. 

Sunday, June 8, 2014

1:00 p.m.

Come play with us! We will provide classic board and card games, as well as Duplo blocks!

All day Sunday (1-5 p.m.) in the Children’s Room.
 

1:00 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.

Image of teens holding books in a library.

2:00 p.m.

All ages arts and crafts.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

7:00 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 any time after 7 p.m. 

Ven al Club de Conversación en Ingles (ESL English Conversation Club) para practicar y conversar en ingles en un entorno relajado. El grupo de conversación es para todos los niveles, pero los participantes deben tener un nivel básico de inglés. El grupo es abierto, y pueden venir a cualquier hora después de las 7.
 
来到我们的ESL(英语作为第二种语言)英语交谈俱乐部,您能在一个放松的环境里练习您的英语技能。这个交谈小组是为具有任何水平的英语学习者开办的,但是参加者最好具备一些英语知识。这是一个开放松散的小组,您可以在傍晚七点以后任何时间来。


Wednesday, June 11, 2014

7:00 p.m.

Come brush up on basic GED math skills including calculator use; fractions, decimals, percents, & ratios; word problems; and basic geometry & algebra.  

For more information please email megan.janicki@dc.gov. 

Saturday, June 14, 2014

1:30 p.m.

DC Read In, from Stone Age to Digital Age.

Walk away with a piece of the past.

For ages 12 and younger.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

1:00 p.m.

Come play with us! We will provide classic board and card games, as well as Duplo blocks!

All day Sunday (1-5 p.m.) in the Children’s Room.
 

2:00 p.m.

All ages arts and crafts.

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