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Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

Manga Madness

Manga Madness

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
Interested in manga, anime and everything Japanese? Join us at Tenley Library on the first Thursday of every month for a celebration of all things otaku. Read manga, watch anime, and have fun! Light refreshments will be served.   Nov. 6: End of Naruto / Shonen Fun Dec. 11: Pokemon Party Jan. 8: Japanese Holidays Feb. 5: Multicultural Comic Book Characters Ages 11-19.
Come to Art Attack

Art Attack

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Let your artsy side take over in Teen Space Thursdays at 4 p.m. From duct tape crafts, to painting, knitting, scuplting, drawing, and more, Art Attack has something for the artist in everyone. Ages 13-19.

Wii Dance Off

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

5:30 p.m.
So you think your moves are HOT!

Friday, Jan. 9, 2015

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Beginners' Amharic

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
The principal language of Ethiopia, Amharic is a Semitic language belonging to the Afro-Asiatic family of languages. It takes its name from Amhara, a central province in Ethiopia and is the second-most spoken Semitic language in the world, after Arabic.   Learn the basics of this fascinating language with Ms. Yacob, every Friday afternoon in Conference Room 1 on the lower level. All ages are welcome!  

Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015

Battle Subway Pokémon League

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
If you love Pokémon, you won't want to miss this!  Battle Subway is an official league of the Pokémon Company International.

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 in the Great Hall. Enjoy swapability at the expense of your opponents and win weekly bragging rights. 
Games Galore

Games Galore

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

3:30 p.m.
Play board games, video games, our new Wii U, and more! Ages 13-19 in Teen Space.

Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015

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Freedom Songs

Chevy Chase Library

(All day)
To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. week, teens at Chevy Chase Library can interact with the influential music and lyrics of civil rights movement songs. 

Get It Write! Study Hall

Mt. Pleasant Library

1 p.m.
Need help with homework? Want feedback on your creative writing? Stop by the information desk! We’ll set you up in a quiet study space and give you tips on how to ace your assignments. On the lower level, every Sunday.

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

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Freedom Songs

Chevy Chase Library

(All day)
To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. week, teens at Chevy Chase Library can interact with the influential music and lyrics of civil rights movement songs. 
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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. 

Teen Game Night

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

5:30 p.m.
Join us every Monday evening for Teen Game Night! Every week we will have fun playing the Wii. We also have an assortment of card, dice, and board games to play.

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

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Freedom Songs

Chevy Chase Library

(All day)
To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. week, teens at Chevy Chase Library can interact with the influential music and lyrics of civil rights movement songs. 

Teen Café

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Come hang out at the library every Tuesday afternoon and relax with the Wii and more!Check our online calendar for more Teen events at DC Public Library.Ages 13-19.
Come to Tech Tuesday

Tech Tuesday

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Come to Tech Tuesday in Teen Space and learn hands-on how you can use technology to make digital art, online games, stop motion animation, music production and more. Ages 13-19. See you there!

Tutoring by KIPP

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

4 p.m.
Tutoring for elementary, middle, and high school students on all subjects Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Provided by KIPP teachers and geared towards KIPP curriculum, but open and free for all!   Children younger than 9 years of age must have a parent present. 
March on Washington Button

DIY Protest Buttons

Northwest One Library

4:30 p.m.
Join us to honor Dr. King's legacy while advocating for social justice causes. Learn about the March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom and protest art. Then, make your own advocacy/protest buttons.
Little Brother

Orwellian America: Little Brother Book Club

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

4:30 p.m.
As part of the library’s Orwellian America program, join us for a discussion of Corey Doctorow's Little Brother, in Conference Room 2. 

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

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Freedom Songs

Chevy Chase Library

(All day)
To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. week, teens at Chevy Chase Library can interact with the influential music and lyrics of civil rights movement songs. 
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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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DIY: Non-Violent Protest

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
“We Shall Overcome” “I Have A Dream” “If not you, then who? If not now, then when?” Teens, it’s time for your voices to be heard. Join the library in creating protest buttons, signs and shirts as we bring the civil rights movement to the 21st century.  
Come celebrate MLK at the library

MLK Week Kick Back

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Come celebrate MLK week in Teen Space. We will be having some fun MLK-themed activities. For ages 13-19. See you there!

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

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Freedom Songs

Chevy Chase Library

(All day)
To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. week, teens at Chevy Chase Library can interact with the influential music and lyrics of civil rights movement songs. 
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Teen Beading Club

Georgetown Library

3:30 a.m.
Super busy with school and totally stressed?  Come relax at our new teen beading club, where we learn to bead and hang out with friends.  We will make key chains, animals, jewelry and anything else you want.  All the materials we will be provided and on going projects can be stored at the library. There will also be an assortment of snacks!
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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. 
Come to Art Attack

Art Attack

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Let your artsy side take over in Teen Space Thursdays at 4 p.m. From duct tape crafts, to painting, knitting, scuplting, drawing, and more, Art Attack has something for the artist in everyone. Ages 13-19.

Wii Dance Off

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

5:30 p.m.
So you think your moves are HOT!

Friday, Jan. 16, 2015

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Freedom Songs

Chevy Chase Library

(All day)
To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. week, teens at Chevy Chase Library can interact with the influential music and lyrics of civil rights movement songs. 
image of Amharic alphabet.

Beginners' Amharic

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
The principal language of Ethiopia, Amharic is a Semitic language belonging to the Afro-Asiatic family of languages. It takes its name from Amhara, a central province in Ethiopia and is the second-most spoken Semitic language in the world, after Arabic.   Learn the basics of this fascinating language with Ms. Yacob, every Friday afternoon in Conference Room 1 on the lower level. All ages are welcome!  

Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015

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Freedom Songs

Chevy Chase Library

(All day)
To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. week, teens at Chevy Chase Library can interact with the influential music and lyrics of civil rights movement songs.