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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

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Free Summer Meals

Francis A. Gregory Library

1 p.m.
DC Public Library is participating in the Free Summer Meals Program. Kids and teens eat free lunch July 6 – Aug. 14. No registration required. Lunch will be provided from 1-2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.Lunch will be provided at the following locations Monday through Friday: Francis A. Gregory Lamond-Riggs Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Mount Pleasant Petworth Southwest Watha T. Daniel/Shaw
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Free Summer Meals

Anacostia Library

1 p.m.
DC Public Library is participating in the Free Summer Meals Program. Kids and teens eat free lunch July 6 – Aug. 14. No registration required. Lunch will be provided from 1-2:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday.Lunch will be provided at the following locations Monday through Saturday: Anacostia Capital View Dorothy I. Height/Benning William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Lunch will be provided at the following locations Monday through Friday:
Duct Tape Rose

Teen Summer Reading - Ductigami

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
Express your creative side by making crafts out of duct tape, including wallets and flowers. Attending this program will count for the Crafty Character Badge of the Teen Summer Reading Program.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

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Fan Fiction Workshop

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
Have you ever written fan fiction? Learn how and get tips from a writer! Join us for a superhero themed fan fiction writing workshop and you can receive the Writing Warrior or Awesome Artist Teen Summer Reading Badges.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

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Summer Craftactular

Chevy Chase Library

(All day)
Come to the Library on Saturday, July 11 for a crafty afternoon in the Teen Space. Materials will be provided to create something awesome! Show us what you did on your Summer Reading profile to earn the crafty character badge!
Nacho Libre Movie Poster

Tenley-Friendship Heroic Summer

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
“A Hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” –Christopher Reeve Join us as we spotlight people that persevere against overwhelming trials and become heroes in their own right.  From the real life to the fantastical, join us as we explore the idea of heroism. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.
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Super Summer Book Jam! Ninth Grade Meetups

Mt. Pleasant Library

4:30 p.m.
Meetups for rising ninth graders are on Saturdays in Conference Room #1. We’ll talk about the books you’re reading, eat snacks and participate in a quick workshop to earn a Teen Summer Reading badge! 

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

View from above of DC Zinefest, featuring people seated and standing around tables covered in zines

Zine Night with DC Zinefest!

Mt. Pleasant Library

6:30 p.m.
Ever wanted to make a zine? Have one started that you can’t seem to finish? Join organizers of the 2015 DC Zinefest (happening July 25th at St. Stephen's Church), along with local zine makers, to learn about zines and get creative! *Teens can earn Summer Reading Badges for attending this program!* For adults and teens.
Scot Pilgrim

Teen Trivia and A Movie

Georgetown Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for Teen Trivia and a Movie! This month, to celebrate our summer reading theme, Every Hero Has a Story, we will be reading, playing trivia and watching Scot Pilgrim by Bryan O'Malley.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Rodrick Rules

Wimpy Kid Group: Rodrick Rules

Woodridge Library

4 p.m.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid fans! Join the Woodridge Library Wimpy Kid Group to discuss your favorite parts of Rodrick Rules on the above date.

Saturday, July 18, 2015

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The Hero in You

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

11 a.m.
Every Hero Has A Story and that means You! Join us to create a zine using collage, drawing and writing to tell yours. Ages 13-19 are welcome. By attending this program, you can earn the Awesome Artist Badge for Teen Summer Reading.
Kekkai Sensen

Woodridge Anime Club: July Schedule

Woodridge Library

3 p.m.
The Woodridge Anime Club is a group for like minded otaku who love to read manga and watch anime. Join us on the above date and time for manga chat and episode viewings from popular shows listed below. Come for the snacks, stay for the anime! 

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Video Game Controller

Gaming Galore

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
Play board games and video games featuring your favorite heroes and villains. Attending this program will count towards the Film Fanatic Badge of the Teen Summer Reading Program.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

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Summer Craftacular

Chevy Chase Library

(All day)
Write your own zine, graphic novel or short story! Come to the Library for a crafty afternoon in the Teen Space. Materials will be provided to create something awesome! You can also create art about yourself or a hero you know that can be displayed in the Teen Space. Post your amazing creations on your Summer Reading profile to earn the Awesome Artist badge!
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Villainry: Get in the Mind of Your Favorite Villain!

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Get in the mind of your favorite villain: How do villains think? How should they be portrayed?   Join us for an afternoon of villain poetry at the Georgetown Library and receive your Writing Warrior or Awesome Artist Teen Summer Reading badge.

Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015

Making Zines

Teen Summer Reading - Making Zines

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
Learn how to make your very own personal magazine using everyday materials. This program will count for the Awesome Artist badge of the Teen Summer Reading Program. Ages 13-19.
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Art Attack: Pastels

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
Make pastel masterpieces at Art Attack! Join us and you can receive the Awesome Artist, Crafty Character or Social Superhero Teen Summer Reading badges.
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Downloadable Media Clinics

Georgetown Library

7:30 p.m.
Join us for these special summertime editions of our monthly Downloadable Media Clinics! As always, we will be here to provide one-on-one hands-on assistance with digital library resources, including OverDrive for e-books and e-audio, Zinio for magazines, and Criterion Collection for films.

Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015

crafty character badge

Summer Craftacular

Chevy Chase Library

(All day)
Come to the Library for a crafty afternoon in the Teen Space. Materials will be provided to create something awesome! Show us what you did on your Summer Reading profile to earn the Crafty Character badge!

Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015

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Teen Book Review Help Session

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
Did you know you can win an iPad Mini by writing a book review?  Want to win one this summer? Come get help at our book review help session and submit an entry to our Teen Book Review Contest!   Remember: Book review entries are due Aug. 15 and you can receive the Winning Wordsmith Summer Reading Badge and Social Superhero Teen Summer Reading badges.

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015

Origami Crane

Teen Summer Reading - Origami Superheroes

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
Learn the basic techniques of Japanese paper folding and create some basic models as well as some special ones based on heroes from popular culture.  Attending this program will count for the Crafty Character Badge of the Teen Summer Reading Program. Ages 13-19.