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Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015

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Yoga for Adults and Teens

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
All fitness levels welcome for this free yoga program, with Yoga Activist instructor Carrie Hsieh. Mats are provided, or you can bring your own.
Yoga

Yoga for Adults and Teens

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
All fitness levels welcome for this free yoga program, with Yoga Activist instructor Mary Koehler. Mats are provided, or you can bring your own.

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015

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Afterschool Lounge

Tenley-Friendship Library

3:30 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 Thursdays 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. 
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Let's Talk About...

Northeast Library

4 p.m.
Teens are encouraged to use this program as a space to vent, hang out with friends, and discuss hot topics without feeling judged by adults. Topics for discussion might be relationships, fandoms, education, travel, sports, or whatever comes to mind! Let's Talk About... is a place where teens are free to voice their opinions on issues that matter to them. Feel free to stop by and make it your own.
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Francis A. Gregory Library Chess Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

6:30 p.m.
Whether you've been playing for years, or are interested in learning, come join us for an evening of chess! All ages and experience levels welcome.  The Chess Club meets in the first floor meeting room. 

Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015

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After-School Tutoring with 826DC

Mt. Pleasant Library

3:30 p.m.
826DC provides D.C. students ages 6-18 with free one-on-one homework help for all subject areas in an after-school tutoring program. With the support of volunteer tutors, students focus first on their homework, complete required reading their teachers assign and participate in creative writing activities. After-School Tutoring will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the large meeting room on the first floor. The program will run from September 15th through October 29th.
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Afterschool Lounge

Tenley-Friendship Library

3:30 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 Thursdays 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. 
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Crafty Tween Workshop: Learn to Sew

Petworth Library

5 p.m.
Tweens are invited to join a fun-filled craft program tailored to their age group. In this first installment, we will be learning how to sew, which will include simple instruction on basic stitches, how to sew a seam as well as other techniques like reading a rudimentary pattern and cutting the item out. Supplies will be provided. For ages 9-13. 
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Learn to Play Chess

Deanwood Library

6 p.m.
It's your move! Learn to play chess, improve your game, or practice your moves with other players. This drop-in group is open to all ages and experience levels and meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m.
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¡DC Cooks Ahorita!

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month please join us for a cooking demonstration featuring local cook, author and storyteller Jonathan Bardzik.   Jonathan will conduct a cooking/kitchen workshop demonstrating the proper handling of kitchen utensils, basic kitchen skills (i.e. how to dice and chop an onion, etc.) and the preparation of two to three side dishes highlighting the beauty of Latin cuisine. This demonstration will take place in the Large Meeting Room.

Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

LeDroit Chamber Players

Fringe Music in the Library: LeDroit Chamber Players

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
The LeDroit Chamber Players bring uniquely collaborative concerts to the neighborhoods of Washington, D.C. Initiated in LeDroit Park, LCP takes inspiration from the town’s artistic lineage, iconic architecture and important historic past and showcases Washington DC’s “local talent” by bringing out the passion and excitement in classical chamber music.

Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015

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Yoga at Your Library

Petworth Library

11 a.m.
Yoga at Your Library is a beginner level yoga class for adults and teens brought to you courtesy of Yoga Activist. No experience is required. The class is free. You can bring your own mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.
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Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. kick-off National Hispanic Heritage Month in the Great Hall with music, dancing, live performances, face-painting and crafts for kids. This event is free and for all ages. Families are welcome! De la 11 a.m. a 4 p.m. venga para celebrar la Mes de la Herencia Hispana. Habrá música, baile, espectáculos en vivo, pintura de la cara, y manualidades para niños. Este evento para la familia es gratis y para todas las edades. ¡Traiga la familia!
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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. Enjoy swapability at the expense of your opponents and win weekly bragging rights.  Players will meet until 5 p.m. in Gallery A-6, located on the Lower Level. Games are open to adults and teens and tournaments will be held twice a year. So, come one, come all; just come ready.

Battle Subway Pokémon League

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
If you love Pokémon, you won't want to miss this!  Battle Subway is an official league of the Pokémon Company International. Players will meet on Saturdays from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. in the Popular Library, adjacent to the Great Hall. Games are open to Pokémon lovers of all ages and League Leaders will be on hand to moderate.

Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015

Board Game Afternoon

Northwest One Library

3 p.m.
Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess! For kids 10 and older.

Monday, Sept. 21, 2015

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Afterschool Lounge

Tenley-Friendship Library

3:30 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 Thursdays 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. 
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Coder Club

Southeast Library

4 p.m.
Come code with friends at the library. Learn to code for art, animation, and game design. We will focus on scratch and python to start, but feel welcome to show off any of your own projects in other languages. Each session will consist of a lesson and open coding time. Ages 8 and older.
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Wii Night

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

5 p.m.
So you think your moves are hot enough for the game? Come join a friendly competition of dance off! Let's see who has the real dance EXPERIENCE!!! Let's see how well you drive! Come dance your pain away every Monday. Ages 13-19.

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015

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After-School Tutoring with 826DC

Mt. Pleasant Library

3:30 p.m.
826DC provides D.C. students ages 6-18 with free one-on-one homework help for all subject areas in an after-school tutoring program. With the support of volunteer tutors, students focus first on their homework, complete required reading their teachers assign and participate in creative writing activities. After-School Tutoring will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the large meeting room on the first floor. The program will run from September 15th through October 29th.
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Teen Movie Night

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Join us for a screening of the movie based on the book, Insurgent. Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart with the help from others on her side. PG-13. 119min. 2015.   
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Resume and Cover Letter Help for Teens

Northwest One Library

4:30 p.m.
Calling all teenagers:Applying for a job? Internship? Need help writing a resume and cover letter? 
chess pieces

Learn to Play Chess

Deanwood Library

6 p.m.
It's your move! Learn to play chess, improve your game, or practice your moves with other players. This drop-in group is open to all ages and experience levels and meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m.
yoga book

Yoga for Adults and Teens

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
All fitness levels welcome for this free yoga program, with Yoga Activist instructor Carrie Hsieh. Mats are provided, or you can bring your own.
Yoga

Yoga for Adults and Teens

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
All fitness levels welcome for this free yoga program, with Yoga Activist instructor Mary Koehler. Mats are provided, or you can bring your own.

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015

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Afterschool Lounge

Tenley-Friendship Library

3:30 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 Thursdays 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. 
Chess board

Francis A. Gregory Library Chess Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

6:30 p.m.
Whether you've been playing for years, or are interested in learning, come join us for an evening of chess! All ages and experience levels welcome.  The Chess Club meets in the first floor meeting room. 
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The Underground Railroad in D.C.

Woodridge Library

7 p.m.
Local author and lecturer C.R. Gibbs will highlight D.C.'s history. This presentation will highlight the District's role in the Underground Railroad. Best for teens and adults.

Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015

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Afterschool Lounge

Tenley-Friendship Library

3:30 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 Thursdays 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.