Neighborhood Library

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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.
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 10:30 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 18-36 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. They are available at the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis. 
blocks and baby toes

Tots and Toys Playdate

Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 11 a.m.

Join us in the Children's Room every Tuesday after Toddler Story Time for an informal, indoor playdate. Kids can play with toys, browse books, visit with friends, and toddle! We'll set out toys to develop motor skills and books to encourage early literacy. You bring the little ones. For children ages birth to 3 with their parents or caregivers.  
Drawing of business people

Job Seekers Walk-In Help

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, 2:30 p.m.

Get help with your resumé, job search and more. Library staff will provide one-to-one help for those on the job market. First-come, first-served on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Happy Tails

Happy Tails Story Time

Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

Join us for a fun story time with adorable dogs!   We kick off this story time with a book, some songs and then it is your turn. Bring your own book, make up a story, or grab a book here in the library to read to a lovable doggie. Many thanks to the volunteers with People Animals Love (PAL) for bringing in their pets.
Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 10 a.m.

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. This 20-30 minute story time introduces books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking.This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program. 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.