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Southeast Adult Book Club

Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 7 p.m.

Please join the Southeast Book Club on the last Tuesday of each month for a fun and interesting discussion of the monthly book. The April book is Hild by Nicola Griffith.

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Friday, May 1, 2015, 10 a.m.

Looking for a job? Staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities including: Resume review Creation of an email address Online applications Online job searches
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Preschool Story Time

Friday, May 1, 2015, 11 a.m.

Interactive story time with songs, rhymes, and books, for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Free tickets are required due to limited space. Tickets are distributed beginning 30 minutes before each story time on a first-come, first-served basis. Have a group? Please call ahead of time to make special arrangements.

Library Lovers Like to Bike during National Bike Month!

Saturday, May 2, 2015, 9:30 a.m.

Find out just how many library lovers really like to bike as we celebrate National Bike Month in May 2015! A special bike-to-story time program is planned in Northeast DC and in Northwest DC, at the beginning and ending of the month. Join us on: Saturday, May 2, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.: Bicyclists of all ages will meet at Southeast Neighborhood Library by 10 a.m. for a ride to Northeast Neighborhood Library, where we will join other Ward 6 families and enjoy an outdoor celebration with stories, crafts and snacks!
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Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Saturday, May 2, 2015, 11 a.m.

Baby/toddler lap times are story times for babies ages birth through 24 months and their caregivers. Come enjoy books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, bounces, and more! Saturday lap time is held upstairs in the children's area of the main reading room. Tickets are not required. Have a group? Please call ahead of time to make special arrangements.

Reupholstery 101

Saturday, May 2, 2015, 2 p.m.

Learn the basics of DIY reupholstery from local artist and fiber expert Claire Harper. During the day, Claire creates in-store and window displays for home and clothing shops; in the evening, she creates art and reupholsters furniture. This workshop will review and demonstrate some basic steps of reupholstering from stripping and fabric choice to sewing and stuffing. By the end of the workshop you’ll feel prepared to tackle your own project at home!  

Sewing Workshop: Make Your Own Bike Bag

Sunday, May 3, 2015, 1:30 p.m.

Join local sewing teacher Chris Cooper to learn basic sewing machine skills and make your own bike or tote bag.