Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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Battle Subway Pokémon League

Saturday, Dec. 5, 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.


Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, 2 p.m.

We’re planning to spark a reaction, no matter what type of project we’re going to do that day. Join us! Ages 6-12.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, 10 a.m.

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. 
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Monday, Dec. 7, 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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Mini-Social Media Boot Camp + BONUS: Social Media Tips & Best Practices (Registration Required)

Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, 2 p.m.

This 3-hour combo presentation of the “Mini-Social Media Boot Camp”  and the  BONUS of "Social Media Tips & Best Practices" is co-sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., and will focus on helping you learn what social media is, how to use it effectively in your business, and how to do more with social media in less time!
History Unfolded

Researching Holocaust History in the News

Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, 6 p.m.

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum invites "citizen historians" to join together to research how DC-area newspapers reported on several events during the Holocaust.
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BRUHS: Book Reading Uplifts His Spirit

Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, 6 p.m.

BRUHS Book Reading Uplifts His Spirit A Monthly LGBT Community Outreach December's special guest is Chase Meacham!  
Pajama Story Time

Pajama Story Time

Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, 7 p.m.

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination, these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. 
Pajama Story Time

Pajama Story Time

Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, 7 p.m.

Join us every Monday at 7 p.m. The 20-30 minute pajama story time is full of songs, stories and fingerplays for ages birth to 5. Pajamas, slippers and cuddly stuffed friends are highly encouraged. See you there.
Wire Flower

DIWire Certification Course

You must have taken the Fab Lab Orientation to qualify for this certification. Get certified to use the DIWire in the Fab Lab! There are only six seats per class and you may sign up here.