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Afterschool Lounge

Wednesday, May 11, 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. 

Lego Construction Crew

Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 4 p.m.

We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination.  Ages 6-12.  
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Afterschool Lounge

Thursday, May 12, 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. 
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Pajama Movie Night: Minions

Thursday, May 12, 2016, 6 p.m.

Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a supervillain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world. Pajamas, food, pillows, and blankets are welcome to add to your enjoyment of Minions.  
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Navigating the Food Label Mumbo-Jumbo

Thursday, May 12, 2016, 7 p.m.

Deborah Chin of Natural Vibrations will teach you how to navigate the mumbo-jumbo of food labels in this free workshop. Learn what to avoid and what to shop for.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Friday, May 13, 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, May 13, 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.  
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Tour de DCPL VII

Saturday, May 14, 2016, 9 a.m.

Every year, to celebrate National Bike Month, a group of library staff, advocates and community members strap on their bike helmets to help the DC Public Library promote environmentally friendly transportation and explore how our libraries connect with the communities they serve. 
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ESL Conversation Circle

Saturday, May 14, 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, May 14, 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.   

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