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Writing Classes with Capitol Hill Arts Workshop

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, 7 p.m.

Join published author Hannah Sternberg of the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop for writing classes this November.  In conjunction with National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Sternberg will give a writing class on Tuesday nights at 7 p.m.   Also come to our Write-ins on Monday nights from 6 - 9 p.m. to take full advantage of our space and time - and get your novel done this year! 
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Playscripts: A Play-Reading Book Club

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

The newest addition to DC Public Library's roster of book clubs is here: Playscripts: A Play-Reading Book Club! DC Public Library is producing this book club in partnership with Capital Fringe.   
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Afternoon Freewrite

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, 1 p.m.

Sometimes the best way to express yourself is with a nice cup of coffee, a pen, some paper and some good ole' writing. Starting September 16, join the Northeast Neighborhood Library for an "Afternoon Freewrite." Here, you will have the opportunity to let your thoughts and ideas flow freely... onto the page, of course.   This program is held every Wednesday from 1-2:30 p.m., in the conference room on the mezzanine level.
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Let's Talk About...

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, 4 p.m.

Teens are encouraged to use this program as a space to vent, hang out with friends, and discuss hot topics without feeling judged by adults. Topics for discussion might be relationships, fandoms, education, travel, sports, or whatever comes to mind! Let's Talk About... is a place where teens are free to voice their opinions on issues that matter to them. Feel free to stop by and make it your own.
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History Book Club

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, 6 p.m.

Join our monthly discussion of a history book as we read the classic Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: an Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown.  

Library Playdate

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, 1 p.m.

Looking for a place to toddle? Play with toys? Meet other little ones? Look no further!  Join us in the Children’s Room of the Northeast Library every Thursday afternoon 1-3 p.m. Play with toys that encourage early literacy and motor skill development. Learn early literacy tips from Children’s Librarians.  Relax, let loose, and have a ball! For children ages birth to 3, along with parents and their caretakers.  
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Adult Coloring Club

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, 7 p.m.

Are you a grown-up? Do you take “adult-ing” way too seriously? Do you miss your old pack of crayons? Are you ready to just unwind? Join the Northeast Neighborhood Library for Adult Coloring! It’s time to kick back, relax and be a kid again!  Believe it or not, coloring for adults is all the rage.

Family Story Time

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Looking for a fun, family-oriented weekend activity? Look no further! Children and their families are encouraged to let loose and have a ball in the library. Every Saturday, come prepared to laugh, play and have fun! All ages welcome.  

Baby Lap Time

Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, 10 a.m.

An early literacy program that combines doing fingerplays, sharing stories, songs, dances, rhythm activities and baby bounces.  For ages birth to 2. Please call 202-698-0183 with any questions. Story time takes place on the Lower Level.