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Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015

Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015

Kaffir Boy cover image

History/Biography Book Club

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

7 p.m.
Every month, we discuss a book about important historical events, figures, and more.  In September, we'll be reading Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa by Mark Mathabane in honor of Banned Books Week.

Friday, Sept. 25, 2015

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long public art exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22. The exhibition is part of DC Public Library's celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, created and express. The art on display with explore the use and abuse of information in our technological age and showcase works by D.C.-based artists:    Kelly Towles Nekisha Durrett Free Space Collective Nancy Daly Hasan Elahi
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UNCENSORED: Opening Night

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7 p.m.
Exercise your first amendment freedom by attending the DC Public Library's annual fundraiser.   The Great Hall of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library will transform into a bar, lounge, concert venue, market and gallery to celebrate the freedom to read, create and express with UNCENSORED: Opening Night.The evening will include:

Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long public art exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22. The exhibition is part of DC Public Library's celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, created and express. The art on display with explore the use and abuse of information in our technological age and showcase works by D.C.-based artists:    Kelly Towles Nekisha Durrett Free Space Collective Nancy Daly Hasan Elahi

Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long public art exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22. The exhibition is part of DC Public Library's celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, created and express. The art on display with explore the use and abuse of information in our technological age and showcase works by D.C.-based artists:    Kelly Towles Nekisha Durrett Free Space Collective Nancy Daly Hasan Elahi

Monday, Sept. 28, 2015

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long public art exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22. The exhibition is part of DC Public Library's celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, created and express. The art on display with explore the use and abuse of information in our technological age and showcase works by D.C.-based artists:    Kelly Towles Nekisha Durrett Free Space Collective Nancy Daly Hasan Elahi
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Reader's Theatre Featuring 'Uncle Bobby's Wedding'

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Sept. 28 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Uncle Bobby’s Wedding by Sarah S. Brannen is the featured piece.

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long public art exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22. The exhibition is part of DC Public Library's celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, created and express. The art on display with explore the use and abuse of information in our technological age and showcase works by D.C.-based artists:    Kelly Towles Nekisha Durrett Free Space Collective Nancy Daly Hasan Elahi
Banned Books Badges

Banned Books Badges

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Celebrate Banned Books Week by creating badges and stickers featuring characters from some of your favorite banned books.   Join us in the children's room during Maker Martes to explore banned books and create your very own badge! For ages 3-12. 
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Black Out Poetry

Northwest One Library

6 p.m.
Crossing out words is a form of censorship, but for purposes of black-out poetry, it’s a form of art. Using newspaper and magazine clippings, use a permanent marker to cross out words and leave the words showing that will create your own poem. Ages 13-19.

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long public art exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22. The exhibition is part of DC Public Library's celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, created and express. The art on display with explore the use and abuse of information in our technological age and showcase works by D.C.-based artists:    Kelly Towles Nekisha Durrett Free Space Collective Nancy Daly Hasan Elahi
And Tango Makes Three

Read and Craft: 'And Tango Makes Three'

Northeast Library

4 p.m.
In honor of Banned Books Week, celebrate your child’s freedom to read with And Tango Makes Three
Tropic of Cancer

Society of the Spectacle: Southwest Library's Literature Book Club

Southwest Library

6:30 p.m.
Tropic of Cancer has been described as "notorious for its candid sexuality" and as "responsible for the free speech that we now take for granted in literature."Banned in the United States in 1934, and then subsequently tried in 1961 for obscenity, the U.S. Supreme Court finally ruled the book as non-obscene in 1964.

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long public art exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22. The exhibition is part of DC Public Library's celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, created and express. The art on display with explore the use and abuse of information in our technological age and showcase works by D.C.-based artists:    Kelly Towles Nekisha Durrett Free Space Collective Nancy Daly Hasan Elahi

Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long public art exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22. The exhibition is part of DC Public Library's celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, created and express. The art on display with explore the use and abuse of information in our technological age and showcase works by D.C.-based artists:    Kelly Towles Nekisha Durrett Free Space Collective Nancy Daly Hasan Elahi

Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long public art exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22. The exhibition is part of DC Public Library's celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, created and express. The art on display with explore the use and abuse of information in our technological age and showcase works by D.C.-based artists:    Kelly Towles Nekisha Durrett Free Space Collective Nancy Daly Hasan Elahi
Harry Potter Wanted

Harry Potter Movie Marathon

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

9:30 a.m.
The DC Public Library invites all wizards and muggles to an UNCENSORED: Banned Books Week special event...Harry Potter Movie Marathon!

Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

(All day)
UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long public art exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22. The exhibition is part of DC Public Library's celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, created and express. The art on display with explore the use and abuse of information in our technological age and showcase works by D.C.-based artists:    Kelly Towles Nekisha Durrett Free Space Collective Nancy Daly Hasan Elahi
Harry Potter

Harry Potter Movie Marathon

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

1 p.m.
The DC Public Library invites all wizards and muggles to an UNCENSORED: Banned Books Week special event...Harry Potter Movie Marathon!

Monday, Oct. 5, 2015

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

(All day)
UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long public art exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22. The exhibition is part of DC Public Library's celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, created and express. The art on display with explore the use and abuse of information in our technological age and showcase works by D.C.-based artists:    Kelly Towles Nekisha Durrett Free Space Collective Nancy Daly Hasan Elahi

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

(All day)
UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long public art exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22. The exhibition is part of DC Public Library's celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, created and express. The art on display with explore the use and abuse of information in our technological age and showcase works by D.C.-based artists:    Kelly Towles Nekisha Durrett Free Space Collective Nancy Daly Hasan Elahi

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

(All day)
UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long public art exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22. The exhibition is part of DC Public Library's celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, created and express. The art on display with explore the use and abuse of information in our technological age and showcase works by D.C.-based artists:    Kelly Towles Nekisha Durrett Free Space Collective Nancy Daly Hasan Elahi

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

(All day)
UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long public art exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22. The exhibition is part of DC Public Library's celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, created and express. The art on display with explore the use and abuse of information in our technological age and showcase works by D.C.-based artists:    Kelly Towles Nekisha Durrett Free Space Collective Nancy Daly Hasan Elahi

Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

(All day)
UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long public art exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22. The exhibition is part of DC Public Library's celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, created and express. The art on display with explore the use and abuse of information in our technological age and showcase works by D.C.-based artists:    Kelly Towles Nekisha Durrett Free Space Collective Nancy Daly Hasan Elahi

Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

(All day)
UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long public art exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22. The exhibition is part of DC Public Library's celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, created and express. The art on display with explore the use and abuse of information in our technological age and showcase works by D.C.-based artists:    Kelly Towles Nekisha Durrett Free Space Collective Nancy Daly Hasan Elahi

Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

(All day)
UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long public art exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22. The exhibition is part of DC Public Library's celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, created and express. The art on display with explore the use and abuse of information in our technological age and showcase works by D.C.-based artists:    Kelly Towles Nekisha Durrett Free Space Collective Nancy Daly Hasan Elahi

Monday, Oct. 12, 2015

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

(All day)
UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long public art exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22. The exhibition is part of DC Public Library's celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, created and express. The art on display with explore the use and abuse of information in our technological age and showcase works by D.C.-based artists:    Kelly Towles Nekisha Durrett Free Space Collective Nancy Daly Hasan Elahi

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long public art exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22. The exhibition is part of DC Public Library's celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, created and express. The art on display with explore the use and abuse of information in our technological age and showcase works by D.C.-based artists:    Kelly Towles Nekisha Durrett Free Space Collective Nancy Daly Hasan Elahi