Mt. Pleasant
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Focus on Cuba: Documentary Screenings

Join us for two screenings of award-winning documentaries focusing on the resilient people and natural wonder of Cuba.   On Thursday, Feb. 26, we will be screening The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil.  After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1990, oil and food imports in Cuba dropped by more than half. This documentary details the hardships and showcases the creativity the Cuban people displayed as they struggled to overcome this exceptionally difficult period in their history.

PAL Pajama Party

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 7 p.m.

It's a Pajama Party... with doggies!!! Join us in your jammies for a doggie story time and an opportunity to read to a PAL dog. The whole family is invited to join in the FUN!
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Teen Tutor

Thursday, April 9, 2015 (All day)

Need help with your homework? Come by the Teen Space and hang out with our Thursday Teen Tutor! The tutor is available for one-on-one help from 4:30-6:30 p.m. each week. Ages 13-18.
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Computer Basics

Thursday, April 9, 2015, 1 p.m.

In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks.  Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required. To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.   When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  

Wii Jueves

Thursday, April 9, 2015, 4 p.m.

Challenge your friends with FIFA Soccer, improve your tennis and bowling games with Wii Sports and travel the galaxy with LEGO Star Wars. Join us for these games and many more in the Children's Room. Recommended for ages 5-12.  
Keys to a new home.

Information Session for First-Time Home Buyers

Thursday, April 9, 2015, 6 p.m.

Tired of renting? Do you want to buy your own home? We can help! At this session, sponsored by nonprofit housing counseling program University Legal Services, find out:   How to qualify to buy a house About the HPAP program for first-time home buyers How to attend future information seminars Answers to any questions you have about the home-buying process University Legal Services is funded by the District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development.

Pajama Story Time

Thursday, April 9, 2015, 7 p.m.

Put on your PJ’s, bring along your favorite stuffed animal, and join us for a family story time in the Children's Room! Every Thursday night we will share stories, songs, and rhymes for all ages as we get ready for bedtime.

Spanish Story Time / Hora del Cuento

Friday, April 10, 2015, 10 a.m.

Cuentos, Canciones, Bailes, y más para niños de 0-5 años y sus adultos. Por motivos de seguridad, existe un límite de 75 participantes para cada hora del cuento. Recuerden hay una hora del cuento a las 10 a.m. y repite a las 11 a.m. Para programar una visita para su clase por favor llame al 202-671-3125.

Spanish Story Time / Hora del Cuento

Friday, April 10, 2015, 11 a.m.

Cuentos, Canciones, Bailes, y más para niños de 0-5 años y sus adultos. Por motivos de seguridad, existe un límite de 75 participantes para cada hora del cuento. Recuerden hay una hora del cuento a las 10 a.m. y repite a las 11 a.m. Para programar una visita para su clase por favor llame al 202-671-3125.

Friday Films

Friday, April 10, 2015, 4 p.m.

Family Film and Story! Fridays at 4 p.m. Recommended for all ages.

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