Storytime fun for the whole family.
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Join us as we celebrate National Drugs Facts Week.
Watch a movie, win prizes and have fun learning about Drugs and Alcohol.
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Sundays @the Teen Space are for the creative, the artsy, and the inspired!
From basic bracelet-making to Manga cartooning and duct tape projects, we have a range of fun activities for a perfect crafternoon.
Check the wall calendar in the Teen Space for upcoming projects - suggestions welcome!
Need help with homework? Want feedback on your creative writing? Stop by the information desk! We’ll set you up in a quiet study space and give you tips on how to ace your assignments.
On the lower level, every Sunday.
Spring is almost here, so please join us for fun seasonal crafts at the library! We'll make bird puppets, paper flowers, and more.
All ages welcome until 4 p.m.!
*Reminder, March 9 is the first day of Daylight Savings Time, so please remember to adjust your clocks!*
Are you ready for Anime Sunday?
Get caught up with your favorite anime! Watch the shows, read the manga and play the games!
Show off your knowledge with trivia or demonstrate your drawing skills.
Or feel free to drop in for one of our special movie showings and visit our manga collections.
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Monday, March 10, 2014
Meet-up on Mondays with our new Teen Advisory Group! For teens ages 14-17.
Earn community service hours, work on school assignments, and meet your peers!
Contact the library for more information at 202-576-7252.
Want to make great DIY pieces to show off to family and friends?
For Teen Tech Week, our weekly Art Attack is going hi-tech, featuring computer-based creations.
Stop by Teen Space to make cool projects and hang out with friends. We provide the materials, YOU provide the creativity!
Join The Studio: Emcee & Beat Production Classes
Create your own music, write songs, produce beats, and collaborate on music projects with other youth. Learn from some of the best D.C.-based hip-hop artists about the music business! This program is brought to you by Words Beats & Life.
Mondays | 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Recording Studio in Teen Space of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Come to Teen Space and learn how to create and edit your videos and movies using the iMovie software on our Macs.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Come hang out at the library every Tuesday afternoon and relax with the Wii and more!
We at Northwest One Neighborhood Library are having a Mardi Gras party.
No, wait. We're having a Purim party.
Hmm...both Mardi Gras and Purim involve wearing masks, eating delicious cookies and cakes, and a lot of talk about royalty. Let's just make it a Mardi Gras and Purim party!
Come eat king cake and hamentaschen, and decorate your own masks!
Join us at 4 p.m. in the first floor auditorium as we celebrate Teen Tech Week by making robot cell phone covers and 8-bit art.
Don't forget to check out the other awesome programs going on at other neighborhood branches during Teen Tech Week!
For ages 13-19.
Please call 202-698-0183 with any questions.
Metro TeenAIDS (MTA) provides free, quick, and confidential HIV/STI testing every month in the parking lot of the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library. Individuals, ages 13-24, will receive sexual health information and materials, and may get referrals to counseling services.
Join MTA inside Anacostia the second Tuesday of each month, 4:30-7:30 p.m. For more information about Metro TeenAIDS, visit metroteenaids.org or their teen-centered site realtalkdc.org.
If the second Tuesday of each month doesn't work for your schedule, try another day of the week! MTA provides HIV/STI testing at three other Library locations through December 2014.
- Bellevue - fourth Monday of each month
- Benning -third Thursday of each month
- Parklands-Turner - first Wednesday of each month
Come to the Teen Space every Tuesday afternoon to participate in an exciting poetry workshop and let your imagination soar.
Workshop is run as part of the DC Youth Slam Team, a subset of the Split This Rock poets association. Please contact Jonathan Tucker at 202.787.5279 to sign up for the class.
What can you build with paper? Anything you want! Build a cube character, design a flip book or make an awesome 8-bit space-invader card! The only limit is your imagination!
Not sure what you want to build? You can watch our tutorials and use our templates to create cool paper projects. Need a notebook? Build one with old floppy disk or cassette player.
We will provide the supplies, some awesome examples and all the colored paper you could want!
Photo by pitel
Have some great ideas for teen programs? Want to help plan the next teen party?
Come to the Teen Space for Teen Advisory Group! We meet every Tuesday.
Call 202-698-6373 for more information.
Please join us in the Great Hall for a Women's History Month celebration in honor of Harriet Tubman.
This event will be moderated by none other than "Sistah" Joy Alford and will feature:
- Poet Cyd Charisse Fulton
- Historian C.R. Gibbs
- Djembe Drummer Doc Powell
- Washington Revels Jubilee Voices.
All ages welcome!
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Would you like to take advantage of all of the free digital materials that DC Public Library has to offer, but don’t know where to start? Our staff is here to help!
We will gladly walk you through using your Nook, Kindle, iPad, smartphone, laptop or other electronic device to download books, movies, music and more.
Come to the Deanwood Neighborhood Library between noon and 2 p.m. on Wednesdays, and if possible, bring your device with you.
The D.C. Youth Poetry Slam Team uses poetry to teach and empower teens from the D.C. metropolitan area to speak up about issues of social justice.
Chevy Chase is celebrating Teen Tech Week with a tech-filled movie night!
Come by until 6:30 p.m. for themed treats and a special movie screening starring a lonely trash-collecting robot on Earth and his new friend who is on a mission to find green plants.
Do you have an MP3 player and a library card? You have all it takes to get free music at the library! All teens welcome!
Join our workshop to learn step-by-step how to use Freegal to get three free songs per week! The best part about this free music is that you can keep it forever!
Also, learn how to download free audiobooks from our website!
BONUS: Digital giveaways for participants! Limited quantities available.
Homework help for teens will be provided in the Georgetown Neighborhood Library Teen Department twice a week -- Wednesdays from 5:30 to 8 p.m. and on Thursdays from 3:30 to 6 p.m.
Homework help for teens will be provided in the Georgetown Library Teen Section twice a week beginning in March 2014!
Ever wonder how computers work or wanted to create your own website? As part of Teen Tech Week, we will be learning about and discussing the foundations of these questions using amazing free tools like Codecademy, Crunchzilla, and Khan Academy. Computers will be reserved in the Teen Space until 6:30 p.m. for an hour of coding.
This is for ages 13-19.
During Teen Tech Week, have a great time singing the lyrics from your favorite tunes.
Choose any song you want and do your best.
Remember, with Karaoke Fun, it's not about getting all the notes right, it's about having the courage to try.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Need a place to sit and chat with friends, play games, or just chill? Come to the teen café at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library. Use the library's Large Conference Room as a group study room, game space, lounge, and coffee shop!
Some board and card games are available!
Craft activities, trivia tournaments, video games, and other activities will be available on a rotating basis.
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