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Monday, Aug. 3, 2015

Teen reading a book

Francis Gregory Neighborhood Library Teen Book Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

4 p.m.
The Francis Gregory Neighborhood Library Teen Book Club meets in the Teen Section on the first floor. The book club meets the first Monday of every month at 4 p.m. Books are appropriate for teens ages 13-19. 
BARS

BARS

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
BARS is a workshop for youth that enjoy rapping and writing Spoken Word poems.  Join us to write new songs to original beats and poems to record and perform. Spend your summer making art that makes a difference in your community. This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
‘Oliver the Mighty Pig’ Book Cover

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.
Wii

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.
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Superhero Summer Film Series: 'Iron Man 2'

Georgetown Library

6:30 p.m.
Now that the world knows billionaire inventor Tony Stark is the armored super hero Iron Man, his life has suddenly become even more intense. Everyone wants in on the Iron Man technology, whether for power or profit, but for Ivan Vanko, it's revenge. With Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, Stark must once again suit up and face his most dangerous enemy yet. (2010), PG-13, 124 minutes
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Teen Slam Poetry Night

Tenley-Friendship Library

6:30 p.m.
Come out for Tenley's Teen Slam Night. Perform your own poem or come listen to your friends. This is an "open mic" slam, which means anyone who attends is welcome to perform. Light refreshments will be served. Ages 14 - 19.
Every Hero has a Story

City History, City Heroes: Heroes of the Battlefield: The Fighting First Regiment in War & Peace

Palisades Library

7 p.m.
This summer for DC Public Library Summer Reading, we're exploring heroes and heroism. Join us to hear about lesser-known stories of heroism from D.C.'s history with local author C. R. Gibbs.

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015

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Summer Transition Fair

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
The District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education Summer Transition Program is designed to help students navigate the college lifestyle. The summer program will focus on preparing students and their families for a successful freshman year by offering a series of workshops to address the transition from high school to college. The workshops will include topics such as: Academic Tips Campus Support Services Student Life & Wellness The High School/College Mental Transition
Baba-C, Storyteller!

Baba-C, Storyteller!

Francis A. Gregory Library

10:30 a.m.
Against a colorful backdrop of African clothing, artifacts and instruments, enjoy the engaging stories from Baba-C, master storyteller. For ages 5-10.
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Maker Camp

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

12 p.m.
The Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library is a Maker Camp siteJuly 6 to Aug. 14, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects:  Mondays, 12-2 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 12-1 p.m. Thursdays, 1-2 p.m
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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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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:
Maker Camp

Maker Camp

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
The Mt. Pleasant Library is a Maker Camp site!  From July 6 to Aug. 14, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 2-4 p.m.  Children ages 8 and older and teens are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.   No registration is necessary.
Reptiles Alive!

Reptiles Alive!

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

2 p.m.
Meet reptiles from all over the world in this wild, educational show featuring a giant snake, alligator tortoise, monitor lizard and other amazing reptiles. For ages 5 and older.
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Maker Camp

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
The Chevy Chase Library is a Maker Camp site! Maker Camp is sponsored by Make: and Google. From July 6 to Aug. 14 we will be doing exciting experiments and projects every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Children ages 8 and older and teens are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.  
Maker Camp

Maker Camp

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
The Georgetown Library is a Maker Camp site! From July 6 to Aug. 14, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2:00-4:00 p.m.  Children ages 8 and older and teens are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.   No registration is necessary.
Baba-C, Storyteller!

Baba-C, Storyteller!

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

2:30 p.m.
Against a colorful backdrop of African clothing, artifacts and instruments, enjoy the engaging stories from Baba-C, master storyteller. For ages 5-10.
Maker Camp

Maker Camp

Petworth Library

2:30 p.m.
The Petworth Library is a Maker Camp site!  July 6 - Aug. 14, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects every Monday-Thursday, 2:30-4 p.m.  Children eight and above and teens are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.   No registration is necessary.  
Maker Camp

Maker Camp

Southeast Library

3 p.m.
The Southeast Library is a Maker Camp site! From July 6 to Aug. 14 we will be doing exciting experiments and projects every Tuesday, 3-5 p.m.  Children ages 8 and older and teens are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.   No registration is necessary.
Maker Camp

Maker Camp

Deanwood Library

3 p.m.
The Deanwood Library is a Maker Camp site! From July 6 to Aug. 14, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects every Tuesday 3-5 p.m.  Children ages 8 and older and teens are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.   No registration is necessary.
Maker Camp

Maker Camp

Cleveland Park Library

3:30 p.m.
The Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library is a Maker Camp site!   From July 6 - Aug. 14, 2015, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects Monday through Friday, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Children ages 8 and older and teens up to age 16 are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.   No registration is necessary.
Sciencebob

Mini Maker

Parklands-Turner Library

3:30 p.m.
Join the library staff as we encourage you to create, experiment, and design.  On selected days between July 6 and Aug. 14, The Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library will host fun and exciting experiments and projects. Children and teens ages 8 to 16 should arrive in the children's room 3:30-5:30 p.m to participate. Call ahead for more information: 202-645-4532
Reptiles Alive!

Reptiles Alive!

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Meet reptiles from all over the world in this wild, educational show featuring a giant snake, alligator tortoise, monitor lizard and other amazing reptiles. For ages 5 and older.
Maker Camp

Maker Camp

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Teen Space is a Maker Camp site!  From July 6 to Aug. 14, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4-6 p.m. and Fridays, 4-5:30 p.m. Children ages 8 and older and teens are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.   No registration is necessary.
BARS

BARS

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
BARS is a workshop for youth that enjoy rapping and writing Spoken Word poems.  Join us to write new songs to original beats and poems to record and perform. Spend your summer making art that makes a difference in your community. This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Bam Pow Read Image

Super Summer Book Jam! Sixth Grade Meetups

Mt. Pleasant Library

4:30 p.m.
Calling all rising sixth graders at DCPS! Come to Conference Room #1 on select Tuesdays 4:30-5:30 p.m. for your Super Summer Book Jam Meetups. We'll talk about the books you’re reading and eat snacks. Remember to count your hours towards Kid’s Summer Reading!  
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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? 
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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.
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.
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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.