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Bikes + Knitting

Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Brush off your knitting needles and join us as The Knitty Gritty Committee (Southwest Library's very own knitting circle) celebrates National Bike Month! David Quick of Southeast Neighborhood Library and resident knitting aficionado extraordinaire will be on deck to highlight different knitting patterns you can use to spruce up your bike, including a pattern that has the D.C. flag on it! Free. No registration required. Knitting needles are available to borrow.
Knitting

The Knitty Gritty Committee

Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Come join us every third Tuesday of the month to knit, swap tips, and get to know your fellow neighbors. Staff will be available to teach basic skills such as casting on yarn, and the purl and knit stitches. Yarn will be provided. Please bring your own needles.  All ages. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, contact My Nguyen at 202-724-4752 or my.nguyen@dc.gov.
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Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Join us for books, songs, rhymes, and finger plays as we continue to strengthen early literacy skills while enjoying stories together. An easy craft activity follows story time each week. Designed for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.
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Lego Club

Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 4:30 p.m.

Children ages 6-12 are invited to create, build, and play using LEGO bricks. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.
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Zumba at Southwest

Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Come join the party! Instructor Roshaunda Jenkins will lead this one-hour fitness and dance class -- all fitness levels welcome!
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Computer Basics

Thursday, May 21, 2015, 3 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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Pajama Story Time

Thursday, May 21, 2015, 6 p.m.

Put on your pajamas, grab your teddy bear, and join us in the Children's Room for a family story time before heading to bed! We'll read stories, sing songs, and perform finger plays together. For children of all ages and their families (children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver). Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.
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English Conversation Circle

Thursday, May 21, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Improve your English-speaking skills by talking with other English learners! Participants from all nationalities and all levels of English proficiency will read a variety of news articles and chat with others in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Drop in, meet new people, and practice your English. For more information, contact My Nguyen at 202-727-4752 or my.nguyen@dc.gov.
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Baby/Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and baby bounces as we work together to develop early literacy skills while having fun. Designed for children ages birth to 2 years and their caregivers. Please call 202-724-4691 with any questions.
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Computer Basics

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 3 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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