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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Art from Star Wars: Episode VII-the Force Awakens.

May the Fourth Be With You - A Star Wars Celebration

Palisades Library

4 p.m.
The Palisades Neighborhood Library invites you to celebrate May the Fourth with all things Star Wars. ​Dressing up as your favorite Star Wars character is highly encouraged!  4:00-5:00 p.m.:  Make Star Wars themed crafts, decorate an edible Wookie Cookie, and test your lightsaber skills on our piñata. 5:00-7:15 p.m.: Settle in for a showing of Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens.  May the fourth be with you! All ages welcome.
Purple Rain

Dearly Beloved - Screening of the Iconic Film Purple Rain

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

6:45 p.m.
Dearly beloved We are gathered here today To get through this thing called life Electric word life It means forever and that's a mighty long time But I'm here to tell you There's something else The after worldLet's Go Crazy - Prince - Purple Rain

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Purple Rain

Purple Rain - Second Screening!

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

1:30 p.m.
Dearly beloved We are gathered here today To get through this thing called life Electric word life It means forever and that's a mighty long time But I'm here to tell you There's something else The after worldLet's Go Crazy - Prince - Purple Rain

Monday, May 9, 2016

Food Waste

Food and Sustainability: A Night of Short Films

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Join us for a screening of short films about food and sustainability to learn more about where your food comes from, and to learn more about local initiatives that address problems within our present food system. Screening in room A-10.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Tuesday Night Movies logo

Tuesday Night Movies

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
May 3 Ride Along 2 Ice Cube and Kevin Hart return, this time taking their war on drugs to Miami. Tika Sumpter also stars in this action-filled comedy. Directed by Tim Story.  102 minutes.  2016.  PG-13 May 10  Purple Rain The late, great Prince in his star making turn as a young musician on the rise, spawning one of the all-time blockbuster soundtracks. Directed by Albert Magnoli.   111 minutes. 1984. R  May 17

Saturday, May 14, 2016

the force awakens

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Bring the family and check out the latest Star Wars: Episode VII-the Force Awakens. Check out books, comics and even download an e-book of the screenplay!

Monday, May 16, 2016

crash

Marvelous Movie Mondays: Crash

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Join us at 2:00 or 6:30 p.m., whichever time suits you best, for a free movie showing in our Meeting Room!  May 16 we are showing Crash starring Terrence Howard, Brendan Fraser, Don Cheadle, Sandra Bulloch and Thandie Newton.  It runs 1 hour and 52 minutes long and is rated R.  Crash won the Oscar for Best Picture in 2004.
crash

Marvelous Movie Mondays: Crash

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us at 2:00 or 6:30 p.m., whichever time suits you best, for a free movie showing in our Meeting Room!  May 16 we are showing Crash starring Terrence Howard, Brendan Fraser, Don Cheadle, Sandra Bulloch and Thandie Newton.  It runs 1 hour and 52 minutes long and is rated R. 

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Tuesday Night Movies logo

Tuesday Night Movies

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
May 3 Ride Along 2 Ice Cube and Kevin Hart return, this time taking their war on drugs to Miami. Tika Sumpter also stars in this action-filled comedy. Directed by Tim Story.  102 minutes.  2016.  PG-13 May 10  Purple Rain The late, great Prince in his star making turn as a young musician on the rise, spawning one of the all-time blockbuster soundtracks. Directed by Albert Magnoli.   111 minutes. 1984. R  May 17

Friday, May 20, 2016

Retro Film

Retro Film Matinee

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Petworth's Mature and Motivated invites you to come to the library the third Friday of every month as we watch a classic or retrospective film from the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and even early 2000s that received critical and popular acclaim! *Special Note: DC Public Library will be closed for Emancipation Day on April 15th. We will instead show our film on the fourth Friday, April 22nd, at 10:30 am. Bring a friend and join us in the Lower Level Meeting Room. You are welcome to bring a small snack to enjoy during the film.
Retro Film

Retro Film Matinee

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Come to the library the third Friday of every month as we watch a classic film that received critical and popular acclaim throughout the decades! Bring a friend and join us in the Lower Level Meeting Room. You are welcome to bring a snack to enjoy during the film. Please call 202-243-1188 for more detailed movie information.

Monday, May 23, 2016

ithots

Marvelous Movie Mondays: In the Heart of the Sea

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Join us for a free movie showing in our Meeting Room at 2:00 or 6:30 p.m., whichever time suits you best!  May 23 we are showing In the Heart of the Sea directed by Ron Howard and starring Chris Hemsworth.
Read Watch DCPL

Read Watch DCPL

Read Feed

2 p.m.
Do you love watching movie adaptations of your favorite books?  Join us on Twitter as we discuss the best and worst of adaptations on the fourth Monday of every month at 2 p.m.  We'll cover everything from young adult blockbusters to Jane Austen films to the latest comic book flicks.   Find us @dcpl
ithots

Marvelous Movie Mondays: In the Heart of the Sea

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for a free movie showing in our Meeting Room at 2:00 or 6:30 p.m., whichever time suits you best!  May 23 we are showing In the Heart of the Sea directed by Ron Howard and starring Chris Hemsworth.
camera and home movie sign

The Sharing Extravaganza

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7 p.m.
Join us in A-5 and share your home videos/photos. Nothing better than a home movie night in the library! It is a sharing event, so bring a home movie or photograph(s).

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Tuesday Night Movies logo

Tuesday Night Movies

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
May 3 Ride Along 2 Ice Cube and Kevin Hart return, this time taking their war on drugs to Miami. Tika Sumpter also stars in this action-filled comedy. Directed by Tim Story.  102 minutes.  2016.  PG-13 May 10  Purple Rain The late, great Prince in his star making turn as a young musician on the rise, spawning one of the all-time blockbuster soundtracks. Directed by Albert Magnoli.   111 minutes. 1984. R  May 17

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Book to film club

Book to Film Club

Takoma Park Library

6 p.m.
Which is better, the book or the movie? Throw in your two cents at the Book to Film Club. Contact us at 202-576-7252 or email peter.sullivan@dc.gov to discover the most recent title. Popcorn will be provided.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Bicycles

Bicycle Drive-in Movie for National Bike Month

Southeast Library

8 p.m.
Join us for an evening of bikes and movies to cap off National Bike Month.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Tuesday Night Movies logo

Tuesday Night Movies

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
May 3 Ride Along 2 Ice Cube and Kevin Hart return, this time taking their war on drugs to Miami. Tika Sumpter also stars in this action-filled comedy. Directed by Tim Story.  102 minutes.  2016.  PG-13 May 10  Purple Rain The late, great Prince in his star making turn as a young musician on the rise, spawning one of the all-time blockbuster soundtracks. Directed by Albert Magnoli.   111 minutes. 1984. R  May 17

Monday, June 6, 2016

chiraq

Marvelous Movie Mondays: Chi-Raq

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Join us for a modern retelling of Aristophanes' Lysistrata: Chi-Raq directed by Spike Lee.  Showing in our Meeting Room at 2:00 and 6:30 p.m. today.
chi raq

Marvelous Movie Mondays: Chi-Raq

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for a modern retelling of Aristophenes' Lysistrata: Chi-Raq directed by Spike Lee.  Showing in our Meeting Room at 2:00 and 6:30 p.m. today.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Guitar Image

DC Music Salon - 'Feast Your Ears: The Story of WHFS 102.3'

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

7 p.m.
“Will take you on a psychedelic trip back to the '60s, '70s and '80s when free form, progressive rock radio was in its heyday… HFS was more than just a local radio station, it was the voice of a generation. Hear from musicians, DJs Weasel, Cerphe, Josh, Adele, Thom & more–and fans as they reflect on a time when the music united a tribe who spoke out via the radiowaves about war, equality, and the times.” Filmmaker Jay Schlossberg and special guests will be on hand to show parts of this film and swap stories on what made this station legendary.

Monday, June 13, 2016

big short

Marvelous Movie Mondays: The Big Short

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Join us at 2:00 or 6:30 p.m., whichever you prefer, for a free film showing in our Meeting Room! June 13 we are showing The Big Short starring Ryan Gosling and Christian Bale.  It runs 2 hours and 10 minutes and is rated R.  
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Marvelous Movie Mondays: The Big Short

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us at 2:00 or 6:30 p.m., whichever you prefer, for a free film showing in our Meeting Room! June 13 we are showing The Big Short starring Ryan Gosling and Christian Bale.  It runs 2 hours and 10 minutes and is rated R.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Retro Film

Retro Film Matinee

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Petworth's Mature and Motivated invites you to come to the library the third Friday of every month as we watch a classic or retrospective film from the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and even early 2000s that received critical and popular acclaim! *Special Note: DC Public Library will be closed for Emancipation Day on April 15th. We will instead show our film on the fourth Friday, April 22nd, at 10:30 am. Bring a friend and join us in the Lower Level Meeting Room. You are welcome to bring a small snack to enjoy during the film.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Read Watch DCPL

Read Watch DCPL

Read Feed

2 p.m.
Do you love watching movie adaptations of your favorite books?  Join us on Twitter as we discuss the best and worst of adaptations on the fourth Monday of every month at 2 p.m.  We'll cover everything from young adult blockbusters to Jane Austen films to the latest comic book flicks.   Find us @dcpl

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Book to film club

Book to Film Club

Takoma Park Library

6 p.m.
Which is better, the book or the movie? Throw in your two cents at the Book to Film Club. Contact us at 202-576-7252 or email peter.sullivan@dc.gov to discover the most recent title. Popcorn will be provided.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Retro Film

Retro Film Matinee

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Petworth's Mature and Motivated invites you to come to the library the third Friday of every month as we watch a classic or retrospective film from the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and even early 2000s that received critical and popular acclaim! *Special Note: DC Public Library will be closed for Emancipation Day on April 15th. We will instead show our film on the fourth Friday, April 22nd, at 10:30 am. Bring a friend and join us in the Lower Level Meeting Room. You are welcome to bring a small snack to enjoy during the film.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Read Watch DCPL

Read Watch DCPL

Read Feed

2 p.m.
Do you love watching movie adaptations of your favorite books?  Join us on Twitter as we discuss the best and worst of adaptations on the fourth Monday of every month at 2 p.m.  We'll cover everything from young adult blockbusters to Jane Austen films to the latest comic book flicks.   Find us @dcpl

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Book to film club

Book to Film Club

Takoma Park Library

6 p.m.
Which is better, the book or the movie? Throw in your two cents at the Book to Film Club. Contact us at 202-576-7252 or email peter.sullivan@dc.gov to discover the most recent title. Popcorn will be provided.