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Animation Unplugged: A MEDIA SAVVY Workshop

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 4 p.m.

This course is an introduction to the basics of animation and is designed to stimulate recognition, discussion and comprehension of animated cinematic releases and video game technology. "Animation Unplugged" invites animators of all ages and artistic levels to create flip books, thaumotropes and other optical toys. Animation blends media literacy, visual arts, and technology education.  Through the creation of optical toys and flipbooks participants (unsuspectingly) incorporate:
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Pajama Story Time

Wednesday, April 8, 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 9, 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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Computer Basics

Thursday, April 9, 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 10, 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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Family Story Time

Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Join us for Family Story Time. We will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, movement and rhymes. This program is for children ages 0-7 and their caregivers.
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Yoga at Your Library

Saturday, April 11, 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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Tax Assistance

Monday, April 13, 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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Curious George Party

Monday, April 13, 2015, 4 p.m.

Everyone loves that naughty monkey, Curious George! We will enjoy books, games, and crafts all about that silly simian. This program is for children age 3 and older.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 10 a.m.

Join us for songs, rhymes, finger plays and baby bounces. This program is for children age 0-2 and their caregivers. Groups, please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time.

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