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    Summer Reading

Sunday, August 31, 2014

3:00 p.m.

A strategic chess moveJoin us every other Sunday this summer for Chess, Scrabble, Uno and more! As part of our Summer Reading initiative we will be hosting regular game days for our patrons to relax and play games with each other and with staff members.

Because sometimes you just want to PLAY! Soak up the A/C and check off your summer reading "Fun & Games" block with us.



Tuesday, September 2, 2014

4:00 p.m.

DC Job Seekers LogoTeens, the Teens of Distinction application deadline is fast approaching.

The Teen Job Seekers Clinic will help with resume and application prep, and provide helpful tips for the interview process.

Click here
 for more information on Teen of Distinction opportunities at the library.   

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

3:30 p.m.

Fizz, Boom, Read!Come celebrate the completion of Summer Reading with crafts, games, and refreshments.  We'll also draw the winners for the Summer Reading raffles!  

Thank you for participating in Summer Reading in the Palisades!

4:00 p.m.

DC Job Seekers LogoTeens, the Teens of Distinction application deadline is fast approaching.

The Teen Job Seekers Clinic will help with resume and application prep, and provide helpful tips for the interview process.

Click here
 for more information on Teen of Distinction opportunities at the library.   

Thursday, September 4, 2014

4:00 p.m.

DC Job Seekers LogoTeens, the Teens of Distinction application deadline is fast approaching.

The Teen Job Seekers Clinic will help with resume and application prep, and provide helpful tips for the interview process.

Click here
 for more information on Teen of Distinction opportunities at the library.   

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Join our Braille Book Club for Kids which is for children in grades 1-6 (and their parents) who are Braille readers. This program is sponsored in partnership with Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind.

The Braille Book Club for Kids meets the first Saturday of every month, at 11 a.m. (except holidays or as advertised) in the Adaptive Services Division, Room 215.

For more information, contact the Adaptive Services Division at 202-727-2142 or lbph.dcpl@dc.gov.


1:00 p.m.

Jigsaw Puzzle SwapTired of completing the same puzzle over and over again? Ready for a new one? Come to the DCPL Jigsaw Puzzle Swap, hosted every three months, to keep your puzzle collection fresh! Bring a 500+ piece puzzle without any missing pieces to trade for one that's new-to-you! Spread the word so there will be more puzzles to choose from. For our younger puzzle lovers, bring easy puzzles/games to play or trade (we have a special request for princess puzzles). September's edition of the Puzzle Swap will be held at the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library. 

For questions call 202-727-1291 and ask for Sarah or Maggie. See you in September with puzzles in hand!

Sunday, September 7, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

6:00 p.m.

Everyone is invited to celebrate the end of summer with us! We'll have music, crafts and lots of fun. Plus every child who reads more than Miss Patty or Miss Julie this summer will get to hit us with a whipped cream pie! You don't want to miss that.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

3:00 p.m.

WOD Anime Club

Visit the Woodridge Library this Summer through September and interact with like-minded otaku in the following activities:


 

  • Episode Viewings
  • Group Discussions
  • Manga Chat
  • Character Debates
  • Recommendations
  • Games
  • and Snacks!!


Join us on each date below or particular weekends at your convenience from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

Saturday, July 19
Saturday, August 2
Saturday, August 16
Saturday, August 30
Saturday, September 13
Saturday, September 27

Sunday, September 14, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Sunday, September 21, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

3:00 p.m.

WOD Anime Club

Visit the Woodridge Library this Summer through September and interact with like-minded otaku in the following activities:


 

  • Episode Viewings
  • Group Discussions
  • Manga Chat
  • Character Debates
  • Recommendations
  • Games
  • and Snacks!!


Join us on each date below or particular weekends at your convenience from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

Saturday, July 19
Saturday, August 2
Saturday, August 16
Saturday, August 30
Saturday, September 13
Saturday, September 27

Sunday, September 28, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

6:00 p.m.

pen and paperIt's your time to shine at the library!

Recite a poem, short story, or song at our Open Mic Night being held on select Wednesday nights from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Show off something you've been working on or share an old favorite.

The sign-up sheet will be posted from Wednesday afternoon until 5:45 p.m. First-come, first-served.

We will meet in the board room upstairs. All ages.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Join our Braille Book Club for Kids which is for children in grades 1-6 (and their parents) who are Braille readers. This program is sponsored in partnership with Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind.

The Braille Book Club for Kids meets the first Saturday of every month, at 11 a.m. (except holidays or as advertised) in the Adaptive Services Division, Room 215.

For more information, contact the Adaptive Services Division at 202-727-2142 or lbph.dcpl@dc.gov.


Sunday, October 5, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Friday, October 10, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Image of keyboardFor 2014, the Summer Reading theme is STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Why not drop by the Step Into Science Online Resources class to learn more about the library's online research possibilities related to the hard sciences and knock out one of your Adult Summer Reading activities? You'll be one step closer to winning a marvelous prize!

Meet us in Room 311 (third floor computer lab) for librarian-led instruction and hands-on practice with these valuable resources!

Contact Sarah Arnold at sarah.arnold@dc.gov with questions.

Required Skills: Basic computer skills and previous experience using a Web browser is preferable.

Sunday, October 12, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Join our Braille Book Club for Kids which is for children in grades 1-6 (and their parents) who are Braille readers. This program is sponsored in partnership with Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind.

The Braille Book Club for Kids meets the first Saturday of every month, at 11 a.m. (except holidays or as advertised) in the Adaptive Services Division, Room 215.

For more information, contact the Adaptive Services Division at 202-727-2142 or lbph.dcpl@dc.gov.


Sunday, November 2, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Sunday, November 9, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Sunday, November 30, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

1:00 p.m.

Jigsaw Puzzle SwapTired of completing the same puzzle over and over again? Ready for a new one? Come to the DCPL Jigsaw Puzzle Swap, hosted every three months, to keep your puzzle collection fresh! Bring a 500+ piece puzzle without any missing pieces to trade for one that's new-to-you! Spread the word so there will be more puzzles to choose from. For our younger puzzle lovers, bring easy puzzles/games to play or trade (we have a special request for princess puzzles). September's edition of the Puzzle Swap will be held at the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library. 

For questions call 202-727-1291 and ask for Sarah or Maggie. See you in September with puzzles in hand!

Sunday, December 7, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.