Lamond-Riggs
Neighborhood Library

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Neighborhood Heroes: The Homestead Grays and a Changing Washington

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, 7 p.m.

D.C.'s sports history is long and complicated: one of our first baseball teams was the Homestead Grays, a team that played in the Negro Leagues when baseball was a segregated sport. As the city they called home changed in race, class, economics, so did the Homestead Grays. 
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Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Come read and sing with us! This story time helps children learn and practice early literacy skills in a fun, playful setting. Story time attendees are encouraged to engage with the librarian all while reading stories, singing songs, and learning new rhymes. Ages birth-5 years old.
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Free Summer Meals

Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, 1 p.m.

DC Public Library is participating in the Free Summer Meals Program. Kids and teens eat free lunch July 6 – Aug. 14. No registration required. Lunch will be provided from 1-2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.Lunch will be provided at the following locations Monday through Friday: Francis A. Gregory Lamond-Riggs Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Mount Pleasant Petworth Southwest Watha T. Daniel/Shaw
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Free Summer Meals

Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, 1 p.m.

DC Public Library is participating in the Free Summer Meals Program. Kids and teens eat free lunch July 6 – Aug. 14. No registration required. Lunch will be provided from 1-2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.Lunch will be provided at the following locations Monday through Friday: Francis A. Gregory Lamond-Riggs Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Mount Pleasant Petworth Southwest Watha T. Daniel/Shaw
Pajama Story Time

Pajama Story Time

Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, 7 p.m.

Join us every Thursday evening for engaging stories, songs, rhymes and movement to support early literacy and "bedtime awareness."  An educational program for children of all ages and their families or caregivers. We meet in Meeting Room 1. Children are encouraged to wear comfy pajamas, bring their favorite bedtime buddy and a grown-up partner to partake in the fun. (Note: PJs and plush buddies are optional)  
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Free Summer Meals

Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, 1 p.m.

DC Public Library is participating in the Free Summer Meals Program. Kids and teens eat free lunch July 6 – Aug. 14. No registration required. Lunch will be provided from 1-2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.Lunch will be provided at the following locations Monday through Friday: Francis A. Gregory Lamond-Riggs Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Mount Pleasant Petworth Southwest Watha T. Daniel/Shaw
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Online Job Application Assistance

Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, 10 a.m.

Searching for a job and applying online can present challenges. Most vacancies in most industries require you to submit your application electronically. If you are searching for a job online and need assistance with creating an email account, creating and/or revising a resume, or simply accessing the site to apply for employment, we are available to help you every Tuesday, July 21 through Aug. 18, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. WalMart at Fort Totten Square is hiring for the fall opening of the store in the Lamond-Riggs neighborhood.
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100 Things To Do In Washington Before You Die

Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, 7 p.m.

You've probably had a half-smoke at Ben's Chili Bowl, but have you been to the gospel brunch at the Howard Theatre? Did you know there is a Darth Vader mask built into the National Cathedral? Do you know where to find the "Exorcist stairs?" Join local author Shannon Morgan as she shares these highlights and more hidden gems of the District from her new book 100 Things to Do in Washington DC Before You Die. Copies of Ms. Morgan's book will be available for sale at this event. No purchase necessary to attend. 
Story Time Owl

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Come read and sing with us! This story time helps children learn and practice early literacy skills in a fun, playful setting. Story time attendees are encouraged to engage with the librarian all while reading stories, singing songs, and learning new rhymes. Ages birth-5 years old.
Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Kids will sing, shake and dance while learning a little Spanish and Latin American culture. The program combines music, Spanish and social studies, including geography and learning about other cultures.  ​ For ages 3-8.

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