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Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015

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How To Be A Hero: The Sequel!

Petworth Library

11:30 a.m.
"How To Be A Hero: The Sequel" is a fun storytelling, reading, writing and drawing program for our Summer Readers, ages 6 - 9.   Let’s explore the continuing adventures of those superhero “alter egos” and bring the adventures to an exciting end! This program can count towards 1 hour (= 4 colored masks) of Summer Reading credit!    
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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:

Monday, Aug. 3, 2015

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Summer Reading!

Palisades Library

(All day)
Summer Reading is currently ongoing -- don't miss out on all the fun! Stop by the Children's Desk to sign up and get started earning prizes!
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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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Reader's Theatre Featuring ‘Oliver the Mighty Pig’

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Aug. 3 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Oliver the Mighty Pig by Jean Van Leeuwen is the featured piece.

Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015

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Family Fun Time: Michael Albert's Art

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Meet the artist and author of “An Artist’s America,” Michael Albert brings his unique pop-art style to the library! Learn about his style and technique as he teaches you how to make your own pop art!  Part of DC Public Library's Summer Reading Program, this program is for children of all ages and their families.

Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015

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Family Craft: Superhero Costumes

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Celebrate this year's Summer Reading program, Every Hero Has a Story, by making your own superhero costume.   This program is a fun family program for children and parents of all ages.

Monday, Aug. 10, 2015

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Reader's Theatre Featuring 'Timothy and the Strong Pajamas'

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room for Reader's Theatre.Timothy and the Strong Pajamas by Viviane Schwarz is the featured piece.

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015

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Heroes of Summer

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

3:30 p.m.
Bored? Save yourself from summertime boredom and be the hero of your summer vacation story! Join us Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. for a different hero-themed activity each week. Come make a superhero cape, create a unique superhero character and light up signal, write letters to your personal hero, and even play the villain.  We will not meet on July 21 and Aug. 4. For children ages 6-12 and their caregivers.

Monday, Aug. 31, 2015

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Last Day of Summer Reading!

Palisades Library

(All day)
Today is the last day of Summer Reading! Stop by the Children's Desk at Palisades Library to get your final prizes -- thanks for participating!
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Summer Reading Finale

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
We will wrap up a super summer of reading with games and other fun activities on the front lawn. This celebration is for all ages.