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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Movie Reel

Movie Night!

West End Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for West End Library's Thursday Night Movie. Call for details.

Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015

Baseball America's Pastime

Baseball: America's Pastime, Parts 1 and 2

Northeast Library

1 p.m.
Baseball is everywhere in the summer. Because of this, it has been called "America’s Pastime." But it has a varied and troubled history. It only came to dominate the sport scene gradually and through many crises. Ken Burns has put together a history of this important sport for Americans. Come to a showing of part of this great series and engage in an open discussion of baseball, its heroes, its villains, and its influence on American life. This two-part discussion will be held on Saturday, July 18 and Saturday, Aug. 8.
Nacho Libre Movie Poster

Tenley-Friendship Heroic Summer

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
“A Hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” –Christopher Reeve Join us as we spotlight people that persevere against overwhelming trials and become heroes in their own right.  From the real life to the fantastical, join us as we explore the idea of heroism. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.

Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015

Annie movie poster

Singalong Movies!

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

2 p.m.
Do you love musicals? Do you wish your life were a musical? Here's your chance to burst into song in the library: every Sunday in August we'll be watching movies featuring great songs that are fun to sing along to. All ages are welcome.    Aug. 2 - Annie (2014), rated PG

Monday, Aug. 3, 2015

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Free Movie: 'Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport'

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport U.K./U.S., 2000, rated PG, 118 minutes. The story of child refugees who were transported to Britain to escape the Nazi Holocaust. Narrated by Judi Dench. Documentary.
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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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Free Movie: 'Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport'

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport U.K./U.S., 2000, rated PG, 118 minutes. The story of child refugees who were transported to Britain to escape the Nazi Holocaust. Narrated by Judi Dench. Documentary.

Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015

Marquis-style lettering for "Greatest Man in the World"

Film Screening and Discussion

West End Library

7 p.m.
Screening and discussion of The Greatest Man in the World, from the American Short Story Collection as seen on PBS and adapted from the classic short story by James Thurber (1894-1961), sta

Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015

Image of book cover for "Robin Hood"

Oo-de-lally!

Palisades Library

6 p.m.
Join us for our monthly Family Movie Sing-Along, and go on a journey with Robin Hood, Little John, and Maid Marian! Bring the whole family, and sing along with the words on the screen!This film is rated G, with an 83-minute run time.

Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015

Nacho Libre Movie Poster

Tenley-Friendship Heroic Summer

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
“A Hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” –Christopher Reeve Join us as we spotlight people that persevere against overwhelming trials and become heroes in their own right.  From the real life to the fantastical, join us as we explore the idea of heroism. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.

Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015

Annie movie poster

Singalong Movies!

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

2 p.m.
Do you love musicals? Do you wish your life were a musical? Here's your chance to burst into song in the library: every Sunday in August we'll be watching movies featuring great songs that are fun to sing along to. All ages are welcome.    Aug. 2 - Annie (2014), rated PG
The Usual Suspects Film Poster

'Golden Sunday Movie' at Tenley

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
Please join us at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for a Golden Sunday Movie exhibition of neo-noir at its pulpy best.

Monday, Aug. 10, 2015

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Free Movie: 'About Schmidt'

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: About Schmidt U.S., 2002, rated R, 125 minutes. A retired man embarks on a journey to his estranged daughter’s wedding. Starring Jack Nicholson, Kathy Bates, Dermot Mulroney, Hope Davis and Howard Hesseman.
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Superhero Summer Film Series: 'Iron Man 3'

Georgetown Library

6:30 p.m.
When Tony Stark/Iron Man finds his entire world reduced to rubble, he must use all his ingenuity to survive, destroy his enemy, and somehow protect those he loves. But a soul-searching question haunts him: Does the man make the suit, or does the suit make the man? (2013), PG-13, 130 minutes
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Free Movie: 'About Schmidt'

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: About Schmidt U.S., 2002, rated R, 125 minutes. A retired man embarks on a journey to his estranged daughter’s wedding. Starring Jack Nicholson, Kathy Bates, Dermot Mulroney, Hope Davis and Howard Hesseman.

Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015

Movie Reel

Movie Night!

West End Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for West End Library's Thursday Night Movie. Call for details.

Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015

Nacho Libre Movie Poster

Tenley-Friendship Heroic Summer

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
“A Hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” –Christopher Reeve Join us as we spotlight people that persevere against overwhelming trials and become heroes in their own right.  From the real life to the fantastical, join us as we explore the idea of heroism. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.

Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015

Annie movie poster

Singalong Movies!

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

2 p.m.
Do you love musicals? Do you wish your life were a musical? Here's your chance to burst into song in the library: every Sunday in August we'll be watching movies featuring great songs that are fun to sing along to. All ages are welcome.    Aug. 2 - Annie (2014), rated PG

Monday, Aug. 17, 2015

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Free Movie: 'The Late Show'

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: The Late Show U.S., 1977, rated PG, 93 minutes. A grumpy, semi-retired private investigator (Art Carney) partners with a quirky, female client (Lily Tomlin) to catch the people who murdered his partner. Starring Bill Macy.
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Free Movie: 'The Late Show'

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: The Late Show U.S., 1977, rated PG, 93 minutes. A grumpy, semi-retired private investigator (Art Carney) partners with a quirky, female client (Lily Tomlin) to catch the people who murdered his partner. Starring Bill Macy.

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015

Movies in the Afternoon Logo.

Movies in the Afternoon

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
As part of our Adult Daytime Programming series, Movies in the Afternoon will present a selection from a variety of films each month, including feature films and documentaries. Join us in Room A-5 on the 3rd Wednesday of every month.   

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015

Movie Reel

Movie Night!

West End Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for West End Library's Thursday Night Movie. Call for details.

Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015

Nacho Libre Movie Poster

Tenley-Friendship Heroic Summer

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
“A Hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” –Christopher Reeve Join us as we spotlight people that persevere against overwhelming trials and become heroes in their own right.  From the real life to the fantastical, join us as we explore the idea of heroism. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.

Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015

Adam's Rib Movie Poster

'Golden Sunday Movie' at Tenley

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
Please join us at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for a Golden Sunday Movie salute to Women’s Equality Day.
Annie movie poster

Singalong Movies!

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

2 p.m.
Do you love musicals? Do you wish your life were a musical? Here's your chance to burst into song in the library: every Sunday in August we'll be watching movies featuring great songs that are fun to sing along to. All ages are welcome.    Aug. 2 - Annie (2014), rated PG

Monday, Aug. 24, 2015

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Free Movie: 'The Awful Truth'

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: The Awful Truth U.S., 1937, Not Rated, 91 minutes. Unfounded suspicions lead a couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each others’ attempts to find new romance. Starring Cary Grant and Irene Dunne.    
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Free Movie: 'The Awful Truth'

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
It's Marvelous Movie Monday at Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library! Now showing the same film at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This week: The Awful Truth U.S., 1937, not rated, 91 minutes. Unfounded suspicions lead a couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each others’ attempts to find new romance.  Starring Cary Grant and Irene Dunne.    

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015

Book to film club

Book to Film Club

Takoma Park Library

6:30 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.

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015

Movie Reel

Movie Night!

West End Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for West End Library's Thursday Night Movie. Call for details.

Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015

Annie movie poster

Singalong Movies!

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

2 p.m.
Do you love musicals? Do you wish your life were a musical? Here's your chance to burst into song in the library: every Sunday in August we'll be watching movies featuring great songs that are fun to sing along to. All ages are welcome.    Aug. 2 - Annie (2014), rated PG