Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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Trading Card Meetup

Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, 12 p.m.

Can't get enough of Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon, or Magic: The Gathering? Prepare to exhibit your trading card prowess at this day-long event. Enjoy swapability at the expense of your opponents and win weekly bragging rights.  Players will meet until 5 p.m. in Gallery A-6, located on the Lower Level. Games are open to adults and teens and tournaments will be held twice a year. So, come one, come all; just come ready.
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Battle Subway Pokémon League

Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, 2 p.m.

If you love Pokémon, you won't want to miss this!  Battle Subway is an official league of the Pokémon Company International. Players will meet on Saturdays from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. in Room A-9, located on the Library's lower level. Games are open to Pokémon lovers of all ages and League Leaders will be on hand to moderate.
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Lego Club

Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, 2 p.m.

Here’s the chance to build to your heart’s content! There will be opportunities for free building, and some days we’ll have specific building challenges. Join our Lego Club and come ready to create! Ages 6-12.
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Fiction Lover's Book Club

Monday, Dec. 21, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

New time and place! Please join The Fiction Lover's Book Club as we discuss Dorothy Allison's Bastard Out of Carolina.  
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Tuesday Night Movies

Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, 6 p.m.

Dec. 1 Trainwreck Hilarious romantic comedy with commitment-phobic Amy Schumer, who just might find love. Starring Bill Hader, Brie Larson and LeBron James. Directed by Judd Apatow. 125 minutes.  2015.  R Dec. 8  Minions Sandra Bullock and Jon Hamm are the villainous voices trying to take over the world in this animated blockbuster. Directed by Kyle Balda and Pierre Coffin.  91 minutes. 2015. PG  Dec. 15 Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

Digital Drop-in

Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Got an issue with your smartphone, laptop, or eReader? Stop by and let us troubleshoot. Want to download free books, music, movies and magazines to your device or computer? Come let us walk you through it. Have a question about how your digital device works? Let us help you find the answer!
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3D Printer Certification

Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, 7 p.m.

You will need to have passed Fab Lab certification before taking this class. Learn how to use a Makerbot 3-D printer during this hour-long class. Students will learn how to prepare digital files for printing, load filament, and many more essential skills. Space for this class is limited, so SIGN UP HERE
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015, 10 a.m.

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times. These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. 
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015, 11 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.

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Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015, 12 p.m.

Join the conversation!  This Twitter book club meets every Wednesday of the month at lunchtime to compare notes with library staffers on what you're currently reading.  Love it or hate it, we want to know.  Or you can share in person. Just drop into the Popular Library during the meeting and get a free book or audiobook and a stylish but sturdy library tote to carry home your treasure. The meetings are held from 12 noon until 1 p.m at #brownbagdc