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The DC Public Library will be closed for Memorial Day on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30.
Manga Madness

Manga Madness

Thursday, June 2, 2016, 4 p.m.

Interested in manga, anime and everything Japanese? Join us at Tenley Library on the first Thursday of every month for a celebration of all things otaku. Read manga, watch anime, and have fun! Ages 11-19.  

Upper NW Knitters

Thursday, June 2, 2016, 7 p.m.

Join us as we learn to knit and crochet. We meet for two hours, several times a month, and supplies are free.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Friday, June 3, 2016, 10 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. This 30-40 minute program is designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Tickets are required to attend this program. They are available at the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis. 
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Friday, June 3, 2016, 11 a.m.

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Time. This 20-30 minute program is full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. Tickets are required to attend this program and are available at the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis.  
Multicultural globe illustration

ESL Conversation Circle

Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10 a.m.

Practice English with other adults. Volunteer teachers from the Washington English Center will facilitate ninety-minute sessions for those who already have some conversation skills. This is a free event.
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Story time fun for the entire family, this 30-40 minute story time is packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their caregivers are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.   
Model of the human figure

Biotensegrity Discussion

Sunday, June 5, 2016, 2 p.m.

Biotensegrity asks why the tendons, ligaments, and other material that hold our skeletons together are important. Susan Lowell of Tenleytown T'ai Chi will lead the discussion. She has studied kinesthetic learning, t'ai chi, and other forms of movement for over thirty years. 
Photo of a lotus blossom

Viniyoga with Robin

Monday, June 6, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Stretch into summer with Robin Glantz's viniyoga classes. Try this form of gentle hatha yoga for free. Each class is 75 minutes long. Please bring your own yoga mat. Click here to register.

Afterschool Lounge

Monday, June 6, 2016, 3:30 p.m.

Need a place to sit and chat with friends, play games, or just chill? Come to the Afterschool Lounge on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and use the library's large conference room as a group study room, game space, lounge and snack area. Board and card games are available. Food and drinks are welcome.  Crafts, trivia tournaments, video games, and other activities will be available on a rotating basis. Ages 11-19. 
Chipotle Fundraiser 2016

2016 Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 (All day)

Cause an Effect Make eating a selfless act by dining at any Washington, DC Chipotle location on Tuesday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the image from this post on your smartphone or tell the cashier you would like your meal to benefit the Library, and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to DC Public Library Foundation.