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Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Listening Is an Act of Love

National Day of Listening

Southwest Library

(All day)
Commemorate the National Day of Listening at the Southwest Library.  Bring a friend or family member to the library between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 28 to record your own story.  Call the Southwest Information Desk at 724-4298 to make a one hour appointment today.

Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014

Family Story Time

Cleveland Park Library

10:30 a.m.
Storytime fun for the whole family.

Gamers Galore

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

3:30 p.m.
Come to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Teen Space to get your game on every Saturday afternoon.  From our variety of board games and trading card games to our stock of video games for the Nintendo Wii and XBox 360, we have something for everyone to play and enjoy!Ages 13-19. 

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

DC Youth Slam Team Poetry Workshop

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4:30 p.m.
Come to the Teen Space every Tuesday afternoon to participate in an exciting poetry workshop and let your imagination soar. Workshop is run as part of the DC Youth Slam Team, a subset of the Split This Rock poets association. Please contact Jonathan Tucker at 202.787.5279 to sign up for the class.

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

Wii Wednesdays

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Do you have mad videogame skillz? Come test them out during our Wii Wednesday program, running twice monthly in the MLK Teen Space.Show your platforming prowess in a Mario game, bust a move in Just Dance 3, or have some fun fencing in Wii Sports Resort. The possibilities are endless...

D.C. Youth Poetry Slam Team Workshops

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

4:30 p.m.
Teens are invited to participate in weekly poetry and spoken word workshops. The D.C. Youth Poetry Slam Team will host bi-weekly workshops on Wednesday afternoons. Call for specific dates.

Teen Game Night

Francis A. Gregory Library

5:30 p.m.
Head to the Teen Space for board games and Wii games.Ages 13 - 19.

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

Family Movie Sing-Along!

Palisades Library

6 p.m.
Visit the world of "pure imagination," where everything is made of candy!

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014

Grey, white, and red sock monkey with buttons for eyes

Sock Monkey Mayhem!

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

2 p.m.
Bring a pair of bold, colorful, clean socks and some scissors to create a wonderfully unique gift for yourself or a friend -- a sock monkey! Additional materials, such as yarn, thread, and buttons, will be provided. This is an all-ages event that will be limited to the first 20 participants. Tickets will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis just before the monkey-making begins on the day of the event. Hope to see you there!

Gamers Galore

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

3:30 p.m.
Come to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Teen Space to get your game on every Saturday afternoon.  From our variety of board games and trading card games to our stock of video games for the Nintendo Wii and XBox 360, we have something for everyone to play and enjoy!Ages 13-19. 

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

DC Youth Slam Team Poetry Workshop

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4:30 p.m.
Come to the Teen Space every Tuesday afternoon to participate in an exciting poetry workshop and let your imagination soar. Workshop is run as part of the DC Youth Slam Team, a subset of the Split This Rock poets association. Please contact Jonathan Tucker at 202.787.5279 to sign up for the class.

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

Karaoke Fun

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

(All day)
Have a great time singing the lyrics from your favorite tunes.  Choose any song you want and do your best.  Remember, with Karaoke Fun, it's not about getting all the notes right, it's about having the courage to try.Ages 13-19.

Teen Game Night

Francis A. Gregory Library

5:30 p.m.
Head to the Teen Space for board games and Wii games.Ages 13 - 19.

West End Holiday Party

West End Library

6 p.m.
West End will be hosting a holiday party for all ages! There will be snacks, crafts, games, and an ugly sweater contest. Come in from the cold for a bit and say hi to your neighbors while sipping hot chocolate and enjoying holiday treats.

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

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.

Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

Family Story Time

Cleveland Park Library

10:30 a.m.
Storytime fun for the whole family.

Gamers Galore

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

3:30 p.m.
Come to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Teen Space to get your game on every Saturday afternoon.  From our variety of board games and trading card games to our stock of video games for the Nintendo Wii and XBox 360, we have something for everyone to play and enjoy!Ages 13-19. 

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

DC Youth Slam Team Poetry Workshop

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4:30 p.m.
Come to the Teen Space every Tuesday afternoon to participate in an exciting poetry workshop and let your imagination soar. Workshop is run as part of the DC Youth Slam Team, a subset of the Split This Rock poets association. Please contact Jonathan Tucker at 202.787.5279 to sign up for the class.

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

Wii Wednesdays

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Do you have mad videogame skillz? Come test them out during our Wii Wednesday program, running twice monthly in the MLK Teen Space.Show your platforming prowess in a Mario game, bust a move in Just Dance 3, or have some fun fencing in Wii Sports Resort. The possibilities are endless...

D.C. Youth Poetry Slam Team Workshops

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

4:30 p.m.
Teens are invited to participate in weekly poetry and spoken word workshops. The D.C. Youth Poetry Slam Team will host bi-weekly workshops on Wednesday afternoons. Call for specific dates.

Teen Game Night

Francis A. Gregory Library

5:30 p.m.
Head to the Teen Space for board games and Wii games.Ages 13 - 19.

Monday, Dec. 22, 2014

Book cover for Afterparty by Ann Redisch Stampler.

Holiday Party

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Teens are invited to come enjoy a good movie, a mini hot chocolate bar, and make holiday origami gifts and decorations.  

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

DC Youth Slam Team Poetry Workshop

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4:30 p.m.
Come to the Teen Space every Tuesday afternoon to participate in an exciting poetry workshop and let your imagination soar. Workshop is run as part of the DC Youth Slam Team, a subset of the Split This Rock poets association. Please contact Jonathan Tucker at 202.787.5279 to sign up for the class.

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014

Teen Game Night

Francis A. Gregory Library

5:30 p.m.
Head to the Teen Space for board games and Wii games.Ages 13 - 19.

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014

Family Story Time

Cleveland Park Library

10:30 a.m.
Storytime fun for the whole family.

Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014

DC Youth Slam Team Poetry Workshop

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4:30 p.m.
Come to the Teen Space every Tuesday afternoon to participate in an exciting poetry workshop and let your imagination soar. Workshop is run as part of the DC Youth Slam Team, a subset of the Split This Rock poets association. Please contact Jonathan Tucker at 202.787.5279 to sign up for the class.

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014

D.C. Youth Poetry Slam Team Workshops

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

4:30 p.m.
Teens are invited to participate in weekly poetry and spoken word workshops. The D.C. Youth Poetry Slam Team will host bi-weekly workshops on Wednesday afternoons. Call for specific dates.

Teen Game Night

Francis A. Gregory Library

5:30 p.m.
Head to the Teen Space for board games and Wii games.Ages 13 - 19.

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.