Petworth
Neighborhood Library

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Pajama Story Time

Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 7 p.m.

Join us for songs, finger plays, movement, stories and rhymes. Children may wear pajamas and bring a stuffed animal. This program is for children from birth to age 7.
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LEGO Month at the Library

Thursday, April 2, 2015, 4 p.m.

We know you love them, so we brought them back: It's LEGO month at the library! You can build yourself an adventure while you make some new friends. Each Thursday this month we will feature LEGOs for you to enjoy, but each week we will present a different program challenge. So prepare yourself for a whole lot of fun!  For ages 6 and older.  But don't forget to look for other LEGO-related activites throughout April, including a special craft and a movie.
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Joe Cepeda: Children's Book Illustrator

Thursday, April 2, 2015, 4 p.m.

Capitalizing on the exuberance of young minds, this workshop looks to plant the seeds of innovation. Through drawing and interactive demonstrations that will engage and inspire, children will realize what it is to be a creator, to be an innovator. Anything is possible when a young person feels they have the basic tools of invention right at hand.
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Computer Basics

Thursday, April 2, 2015, 5 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.  
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Tax Assistance

Friday, April 3, 2015, 10 a.m.

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is available free to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and older. Through a cadre of trained volunteers, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has helped low- to moderate-income individuals for more than 40 years in every state and the District of Columbia. Come and meet with a trained AARP tax aide provider today. Service available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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Poem in My Pocket

Friday, April 3, 2015, 4 p.m.

April is National Poetry Month! Children can choose a poem from our collection or write one of their own. They will put them in a special pocket that can be taken home, or put on display. This program is for children age 5 and older.
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Eggs-quisite Colors of Easter!

Saturday, April 4, 2015, 11 a.m.

"Eggs-quisite Colors of Easter" is a b.y.o.b.e. ("bring your own boiled eggs") event.  :) Dress for mess: wear your brightest, pastel-iest "play clothes" and bring a small basket of up to four plain boiled eggs for some Easter fun! We will enjoy an Easter-themed stories, dye and decorate our eggs and take pictures of the visual eggs-quisiteness of it all! We will supply the non-toxic food color dye, stickers, crayons and markers for the egg decoration. This program is appropriate for children ages 3-7 years old.
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Yoga at Your Library

Saturday, April 4, 2015, 11 a.m.

Yoga at Your Library is a beginner level yoga class for adults and teens brought to you courtesy of Yoga Activist. No experience is required. The class is free. You can bring your own mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.
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PC Basics: Beginner

Monday, April 6, 2015, 10 a.m.

For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you. Overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace. This class will be your introduction to basic terminology of the computer, and to acquire basic navigational skills in the Windows environment. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: J. Johnson         Venue: Meeting Room Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well.
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Tax Assistance

Monday, April 6, 2015, 1:30 p.m.

NOTE: Due to staffing issues, there will be no tax assistance on Feb. 2. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is available free to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and older. Through a cadre of trained volunteers, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has helped low- to moderate-income individuals for more than 40 years in every state and the District of Columbia. Come and meet with a trained AARP tax aide provider today. Service available from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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