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Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014

An Affair to Remember: The Remarkable Love Story of Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy

Classic Movie

Palisades Library

2 p.m.
You are cordially invited to a free showing of a movie starring Spencer Tracy.  Please join us.

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!

Thursday Night Movies!

West End Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join us and see a movie every Thursday evening at 6:30 (except for the first Thursday of the month).Screenings are on the big screen in the meeting room!For film titles, call 202-724-8698.

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

H.O.P.E. Theater - Helping Our People Engage

Anacostia Library

11:30 a.m.
In the spirit of revitalizing the historic cinema theaters of Anacostia, such as the Carver Theater, the Anacostia Theater, the Naylor Theater, and the Congress Theater, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library proudly presents, H.O.P.E. Theater, Helping Our People Engage.

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014

Sunday Shorts

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

3 p.m.
A themed collection of short films from all genres, showing a wide variety of directors, languages, culture, viewpoints and stories. Each showing's films will focus on a theme. Sept. 28: Love Oct. 12: Childhood Oct. 26: Horror

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

Image of a pink ribbon

Documentary Screening: Pink Ribbons, Inc.

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
There has been an  explosion in marketing associated with breast cancer awareness in recent years, one of the most popular being the pink ribbon campaign. But who really benefits, the company or the cause? Find out in this thought-provoking documentary. Screening will be in the large meeting room on the main floor.

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Science Fiction Film Festival

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Join us in the Great Hall for a series of classic and contemporary science fiction films hosted by the Museum of Science Fiction!

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

H.O.P.E. Theater - Helping Our People Engage

Anacostia Library

11:30 a.m.
In the spirit of revitalizing the historic cinema theaters of Anacostia, such as the Carver Theater, the Anacostia Theater, the Naylor Theater, and the Congress Theater, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library proudly presents, H.O.P.E. Theater, Helping Our People Engage.

Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

Movie image from Lars and the Real Girl, copyright Twentieth Century Fox

Ladies’ Choice Movie Series in December

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
This month we thought it would be nice to cozy up and close out the year by showcasing a couple of movies that we like.

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

Petworth Retro Movie Night: 1960s

Petworth Library

6:30 p.m.
Come to the library as each month we celebrate the work of one of America's most influential directors through the decades. Join some strangers on a train and come north by northwest to Petworth, whether you're a foreign correspondent or a saboteur you'd have to be psycho to miss it! This month's film is a thriller from the 1960s.

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

Cinema Cat

Classic Cinema Night

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
At this month's Classic Cinema Night, we'll be watching a Christmas movie based on a literary classic. For the title of the film, please contact Faith.

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

Christmas Movie

Georgetown Library

2:30 p.m.
'Tis the season...to watch a holiday-themed movie.

Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014

Sunday Shorts

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

3 p.m.
A themed collection of short films from all genres, showing a wide variety of directors, languages, culture, viewpoints and stories. Each showing's films will focus on a theme. Sept. 28: Love Oct. 12: Childhood Oct. 26: Horror

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

Book to Film Club

Takoma Park Library

6 p.m.
Read, watch, discuss. Committed to settling the eternal question: Which is better, the book or the movie? We meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Please contact us at 202-576-7252 or email peter.sullivan@dc.gov to get a copy of the next book.

Friday, Dec. 26, 2014

New Year's Matinee

Georgetown Library

2:30 p.m.
Join us for a film with a theme of second chances (Rated PG-13).

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014

Promotional image for X-Men: Days of Future Past. Copyright Twentieth Century Fox

Ladies’ Choice Movie Series in December

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
This month we thought it would be nice to cozy up and close out the year by showcasing a couple of movies that we like.  We'll be screening one of Tracy's favorites, X-Men: Days of Future Past, from 2014. With an all-star cast that includes Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence and Halle Berry, this latest X-Men instalment sees Wolverine getting sent by the X-Men to the past in an attempt to prevent a calamitous future for both humans and mutants.  

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

Books on Film

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
  Have you ever wondered what your favorite book would look like on film? Generations of filmmakers have answered that question by using literature as a reservoir for their creative vision.  "Books on Film" is a monthly series that celebrates the written word on film by screening movie versions of popular and classic books. Films are screened on the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in Room A-5, located on library's lower level.  Just call 202-727-0321 to see what's playing this month!

Petworth Retro Movie Night: 1970s

Petworth Library

6:30 p.m.
Come to the library as each month we celebrate the work of one of America's most influential directors through the decades. Join some strangers on a train and come north by northwest to Petworth, whether you're a foreign correspondent or a saboteur you'd have to be psycho to miss it!  This month's film is a story of suspense from the 1970s.

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

Booklover's Film Companion

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Formerly known as the Fiction Lover's Film Companion, this film series presents movies that spotlight issues touched on in the readings of book clubs based at your favorite downtown Library! Join us as we watch engaging films paired as a companions to these great reads. Films are screened on the fourth Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in Room A-5, located on library's lower level. Just call 202-727-0321 to see what's playing this month!

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

Book to Film Club

Takoma Park Library

6 p.m.
Read, watch, discuss. Committed to settling the eternal question: Which is better, the book or the movie? We meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Please contact us at 202-576-7252 or email peter.sullivan@dc.gov to get a copy of the next book.

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015

Denzel Washington photo  Chadwick Boseman photoMorgan Freeman photoBoris Kodjoe photo

26th Annual Black Film Festival

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
The DC Public Library presents its 26th Annual Black Film Festival! This year's selections feature award-winning leading men including Denzel Washington, Chadwick Boseman, Morgan Freeman and Boris Kodjoe. Every Tuesday evening in February in Room A-5. Please call 202-727-1291 for titles and more information.

Monday, Feb. 9, 2015

Books on Film

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
  Have you ever wondered what your favorite book would look like on film? Generations of filmmakers have answered that question by using literature as a reservoir for their creative vision.  "Books on Film" is a monthly series that celebrates the written word on film by screening movie versions of popular and classic books. Films are screened on the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in Room A-5, located on library's lower level.  Just call 202-727-0321 to see what's playing this month!

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

Denzel Washington photo  Chadwick Boseman photoMorgan Freeman photoBoris Kodjoe photo

26th Annual Black Film Festival

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
The DC Public Library presents its 26th Annual Black Film Festival! This year's selections feature award-winning leading men including Denzel Washington, Chadwick Boseman, Morgan Freeman and Boris Kodjoe. Every Tuesday evening in February in Room A-5. Please call 202-727-1291 for titles and more information.

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

Denzel Washington photo  Chadwick Boseman photoMorgan Freeman photoBoris Kodjoe photo

26th Annual Black Film Festival

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
The DC Public Library presents its 26th Annual Black Film Festival! This year's selections feature award-winning leading men including Denzel Washington, Chadwick Boseman, Morgan Freeman and Boris Kodjoe. Every Tuesday evening in February in Room A-5. Please call 202-727-1291 for titles and more information.

Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

Booklover's Film Companion

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Formerly known as the Fiction Lover's Film Companion, this film series presents movies that spotlight issues touched on in the readings of book clubs based at your favorite downtown Library! Join us as we watch engaging films paired as a companions to these great reads. Films are screened on the fourth Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in Room A-5, located on library's lower level. Just call 202-727-0321 to see what's playing this month!

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

Book to Film Club

Takoma Park Library

6 p.m.
Read, watch, discuss. Committed to settling the eternal question: Which is better, the book or the movie? We meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Please contact us at 202-576-7252 or email peter.sullivan@dc.gov to get a copy of the next book.
Denzel Washington photo  Chadwick Boseman photoMorgan Freeman photoBoris Kodjoe photo

26th Annual Black Film Festival

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
The DC Public Library presents its 26th Annual Black Film Festival! This year's selections feature award-winning leading men including Denzel Washington, Chadwick Boseman, Morgan Freeman and Boris Kodjoe. Every Tuesday evening in February in Room A-5. Please call 202-727-1291 for titles and more information.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Books on Film

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
  Have you ever wondered what your favorite book would look like on film? Generations of filmmakers have answered that question by using literature as a reservoir for their creative vision.  "Books on Film" is a monthly series that celebrates the written word on film by screening movie versions of popular and classic books. Films are screened on the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in Room A-5, located on library's lower level.  Just call 202-727-0321 to see what's playing this month!

Monday, March 16, 2015

Fantasy Flicks

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
It's just what it says on the tin: movies with some element of realism, some parsimonious narrative shred of the numinous, the impossible, the beguilingly made-up. Planets uninhabited and otherwise, fairies, space marines, time travel, wayward otherworldly machines, and the reality-bending light-out-of-darkness of every universe.  And, perhaps, a little adventure and romance, if our voyage permits.

Monday, March 23, 2015

Booklover's Film Companion

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Formerly known as the Fiction Lover's Film Companion, this film series presents movies that spotlight issues touched on in the readings of book clubs based at your favorite downtown Library! Join us as we watch engaging films paired as a companions to these great reads. Films are screened on the fourth Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in Room A-5, located on library's lower level. Just call 202-727-0321 to see what's playing this month!