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Saturday, May 30, 2015

Summer Reading Logo for teens.

Summer Reading Kickoff

Petworth Library

(All day)
Start your summer off by signing up for DC Public Library's Summer Reading Program! Swing by the Petworth Neighborhood Library for this fun event and enjoy a day of laughter and sunshine.   At 10:30, we’ll have a special hour long story-time on the lawn with parachute games. Enjoy more festivities from 12-4 p.m.; we’ll have crafts, a movie, an animation workshop, and more!
DCPL Summer Reading

Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration

Southeast Library

10 a.m.
Join your Southeast Neighborhood Library to celebrate the start of Summer Reading!  10 a.m. to 12 p.m.: All ages can enjoy hero-themed crafts and activities, plus snacks and a superhero photo booth 11 a.m.: Hero story time for families with children ages 0-8. 
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Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration

Woodridge Library

10 a.m.
Enjoy activities for all ages - arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, freebies, drawing for book sacks, balloon pop for prizes, view a super hero film and maybe a visit from our neighborhood heroes! Come in and sign up! Don't forget your library cards to help you travel through a summer of fantastic good reads. Visit your local library for programs and activities or head to DC Public Library's Summer Reading headquarters for more information.
Every Hero Has A Story

Summer Reading Kick-Off

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Celebrate the start of this year's summer reading program! This year's theme is Every Hero Has A Story. Attendees of all ages can sign up for summer reading, and there will be crafts and a movie for children, as well as activities for teens and adults. Open to all ages.
Image of an open book, and "Every hero has a story" slogan

Summer Reading Kick-off

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

3:30 p.m.
It's a bird. It's a plane. It's... a Superhero Party! This year's summer reading theme is "Every hero has a story" and to celebrate we're hosting an all-ages superhero party to kick it off. There will be activities and prizes for kids, teens, and adults, including a movie, "pin the cape on the superhero," and more. Most important, get signed up for summer reading!

Monday, June 1, 2015

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Summer Book Club: 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid'

Woodridge Library

4 p.m.
Calling all Diary of a Wimpy Kid fans! Please join the Woodridge Library on the above date and time as we open Summer Reading 2015! With your library card, you can checkout the first title within the series while supplies last.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Crafty Character Badge

Crafty Character Mask Making Party

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Join us for a Superhero Mask Making Party and gain your Crafty Character Summer Reading badge. 

Sunday, June 28, 2015

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Sunday Craft: Superhero Masks

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
This summer Every Hero has a Story! Join us for a special summer reading craft.  We will make super hero masks for children and their parents.  This program is appropriate for people of all ages.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

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Make Your Own Graphic Novel

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
Learn how to make your own graphic novel and receive the Writing Warrior or Awesome Artist badges for the 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.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

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.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

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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

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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.

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.