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Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Family Story Time

Cleveland Park Library

10:30 a.m.
Storytime fun for the whole family.

Trading Card Meetup

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
Can't get enough of Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon, or Magic: The Gathering?Prepare to exhibit your trading card prowess at this day-long event in the Great Hall. Enjoy swapability at the expense of your opponents and win weekly bragging rights. 

Battle Subway Pokémon League

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
If you love Pokémon, you won't want to miss this!  Battle Subway is an official league of the Pokémon Company International.
Catching Fire-sequel to the Hunger Games

All About Ladies Series

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Movie Saturdays continue at Mt. Pleasant with the All About the Ladies Series...come see the illuminating sequel to that post-apocalytic movie with J. Law.   Katniss and Peeta battle in the Quarter Quell and a rebellion is sparked.

Gamers Galore

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

3:30 p.m.
Come to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Teen Space to get your game on every Saturday afternoon.  From our variety of board games and trading card games to our stock of video games for the Nintendo Wii and XBox 360, we have something for everyone to play and enjoy!Ages 13-19. 

Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014

Get It Write! Study Hall

Mt. Pleasant Library

1 p.m.
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.

Teen Mother's Story Time

Capitol View Library

3:30 p.m.
Teen moms and babies, enjoy simple reading, rhymes, music, craft and movement with your baby!

Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

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Afterschool Lounge

Tenley-Friendship Library

3 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 Fridays 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. 

Teen Cafe: Homework Help

Palisades Library

3:30 p.m.
Math homework got you stumped? Don't have any earthly idea how to spell logorrhea? Come get homework help at the library!

Teen Space

Southeast Library

4 p.m.
Catch up with friends, do homework, play games, read a magazine, make something, relax, listen to music, whatever. Every Monday afternoon in November, 4-5:30 p.m., the basement program room becomes teen space. Ages 13-19.

Woodridge Checkmates

Woodridge Library

4:30 p.m.
Children and teens learn winning strategies for playing chess.Best ages 7- 19

Teen Game Night

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

5 p.m.
Join us every Monday evening for Teen Game Night! Every week we will have fun playing the Wii. We also have an assortment of card, dice, and board games to play.

Zumba at Southwest

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
Zumba is back at Southwest! Due to popular demand, Stephanie will have you moving through the paces for four more weeks, beginning in October.Come join the party! 

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

unWiind

Northeast Library

4 p.m.
Had a rough day at school? Just need an hour or two to socialize and unwind? Join us for exciting times with the Wii. Come play Mario Kart, Smartypants, and more!Patrons ages 13-19.Please call 202-698-0183 with any questions.

Teen Café

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Come hang out at the library every Tuesday afternoon and relax with the Wii and more!Check our online calendar for more Teen events at DC Public Library.Ages 13-19.

DC Youth Slam Team Poetry Workshop

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4:30 p.m.
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.

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

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Afterschool Lounge

Tenley-Friendship Library

3 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 Fridays 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. 

Teen Movie Night

Palisades Library

3:30 p.m.
It's Wednesday afternoon; need a mid-week break from school?Come by the Palisades Library to watch a teen movie!An activity will be available at 3 p.m.; a rated PG or PG-13 movies will begin at 3:30 p.m. A small snack will be provided.This program is for Teens and Tweens only. 

Teen Night

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

4 p.m.
Join us every first Wednesday of the month for a teen program.Each month we'll have something different - arts and crafts, computer skills, science experiments and more.

Wii Wednesdays

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Do you have mad videogame skillz? Come test them out during our Wii Wednesday program, running twice monthly in the MLK Teen Space.Show your platforming prowess in a Mario game, bust a move in Just Dance 3, or have some fun fencing in Wii Sports Resort. The possibilities are endless...

D.C. Youth Poetry Slam Team Workshops

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

4:30 p.m.
Teens are invited to participate in weekly poetry and spoken word workshops. The D.C. Youth Poetry Slam Team will host bi-weekly workshops on Wednesday afternoons. Call for specific dates.

HIV/STI Testing by Metro TeenAIDS

Parklands-Turner Library

4:30 p.m.
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.

Teen Game Night

Francis A. Gregory Library

5:30 p.m.
Head to the Teen Space for board games and Wii games.Ages 13 - 19.

Library Takeout at Baked & Wired

Georgetown Library

5:30 p.m.
The library is bringing its services to Baked & Wired (1052 Thomas Jefferson St. NW).Drop by the locally owned coffee shop and bakery to sign up for a library card, check out materials, and learn more about library events!

Chess Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

7 p.m.
The Francis A. Gregory Library Chess Club meets weekly on Wednesday nights from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. We welcome players of all ages and abilities.This program will be held in the first floor meeting room unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

Teen Comic Book Club

Northeast Library

(All day)
 Are you a fan of manga, super hero comics, or other graphic novels? Come to the Northeast neighborhood library's very own teen comic book club. Meetings are on the first Thursday of each month at 5 p.m.

Game On! Teen Game Time

Palisades Library

3:30 p.m.
Want to beat your friends at your favorite games?
Manga Madness

Manga Madness

Tenley-Friendship Library

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! Light refreshments will be served.   Nov. 6: End of Naruto / Shonen Fun Dec. 4: Pokemon Party Jan. 8: Japanese Holidays Feb. 5: Multicultural Comic Book Characters Ages 11-19.

HIV/STI Testing by Metro TeenAIDS

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

4:30 p.m.
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.

Movie Madness

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5 p.m.
Join us at the MLK Teen Space for a great movie in our Teen Lounge on the first and third Thursday of every month.