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Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015

Babe Ruth hero of baseball

'Baseball' a film by Ken Burns: the 1920s

Northeast Library

1 p.m.
Baseball is everywhere this summer. But the history of the sport has its ups and downs. In this film in the Ken Burns series, we are considering what happened to baseball in the 1920s. It was in the '20s that baseball fully emerged into American life with its rituals, heroes, and scores. The 1920s was the time of Babe Ruth, who was seen as a great hero and given extensive publicity among other stars of that time who were thought to have embodied the best of the American persona.

Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015

Superman

Free Movie at Palisades Library

Palisades Library

2 p.m.
You are cordially invited to a free showing of the movie Superman, starring Christopher Reeve.
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. 31, 2015

Captain Phillips cover image

Free Movie: 'Captain Phillips'

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: Captain Phillips U.S., 2013, rated PG-13, 134 minutes. True story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama. Nominated for 6 Oscars. Starring Tom Hanks.
Captain Phillips cover image

Free Movie: 'Captain Phillips'

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: Captain Phillips U.S., 2013, rated PG-13, 134 minutes. True story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama. Nominated for 6 Oscars. Starring Tom Hanks.

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

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Tuesday Night Movies

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Sept. 1 Ferris Bueller's Day Off Laugh-out-loud tale of a young man’s antics while playing hooky! Matthew Broderick is the kid; Jeffrey Jones is the principal out to get him. Directed by John Hughes. 103 minutes. 1986. PG-13 Sept. 8  Jakob the Liar Robin Williams is a Jewish shopkeeper in WWII Poland, bringing hope to his fellow man with fabricated stories about the war. Directed by Peter Kassovitz.  120 minutes. 1999. PG-13  Sept. 15 Mad Max: Fury Road

Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015

Follow the Yellow Brick Road!

Palisades Library

6 p.m.
Based on Frank L. Baum's original book The Wizard of Oz, this movie musical takes us on a journey from a farm in Kansas, all the way to Emerald City!

Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory 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 tribute to Roald Dahl with a screening of the film based on his novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Singin in the Rain Poster

Movie: 'Singin' in the Rain'

Lamond-Riggs Library

2 p.m.
Comedy, romance, great musical numbers, stars at the best and a fond recreation of a bygone moviemaking era: Singin' in the Rain has so much that it ranked a lofty 10th on the American Film Institute's 100 Best American Films list. 

Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015

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Tuesday Night Movies

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Sept. 1 Ferris Bueller's Day Off Laugh-out-loud tale of a young man’s antics while playing hooky! Matthew Broderick is the kid; Jeffrey Jones is the principal out to get him. Directed by John Hughes. 103 minutes. 1986. PG-13 Sept. 8  Jakob the Liar Robin Williams is a Jewish shopkeeper in WWII Poland, bringing hope to his fellow man with fabricated stories about the war. Directed by Peter Kassovitz.  120 minutes. 1999. PG-13  Sept. 15 Mad Max: Fury Road

Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015

Kekkai Sensen

Woodridge Anime: Fall Schedule '15

Woodridge Library

3 p.m.
Join Woodridge Anime for manga chat and episode viewings throughout the fall season. Come for the snacks, then hangout with like-minded Otaku for these popular shows! 

Monday, Sept. 14, 2015

Chariots of Fire

Free Movie: 'Chariots of Fire'

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: Chariots of Fire U.K., 1981, rated PG, 119 minutes. Winner of the Best Picture Oscar in 1982. True feel-good story of two sprinters in the 1924 Olympics. Starring Ben Cross and Ian Charleson.

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015

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Tuesday Night Movies

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Sept. 1 Ferris Bueller's Day Off Laugh-out-loud tale of a young man’s antics while playing hooky! Matthew Broderick is the kid; Jeffrey Jones is the principal out to get him. Directed by John Hughes. 103 minutes. 1986. PG-13 Sept. 8  Jakob the Liar Robin Williams is a Jewish shopkeeper in WWII Poland, bringing hope to his fellow man with fabricated stories about the war. Directed by Peter Kassovitz.  120 minutes. 1999. PG-13  Sept. 15 Mad Max: Fury Road

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015

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'Latino Americans' Documentary Screening

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
Join us for a screening of Latino Americans, a 2013 documentary supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The award-winning series chronicles Latinos in the United States from the 16th century to present day.

Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015

In the Heat of the Night 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 Fall screening of the film based on John Ball’s novel In the Heat of the Night.

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015

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Tuesday Night Movies

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Sept. 1 Ferris Bueller's Day Off Laugh-out-loud tale of a young man’s antics while playing hooky! Matthew Broderick is the kid; Jeffrey Jones is the principal out to get him. Directed by John Hughes. 103 minutes. 1986. PG-13 Sept. 8  Jakob the Liar Robin Williams is a Jewish shopkeeper in WWII Poland, bringing hope to his fellow man with fabricated stories about the war. Directed by Peter Kassovitz.  120 minutes. 1999. PG-13  Sept. 15 Mad Max: Fury Road

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 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.

Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015

Kekkai Sensen

Woodridge Anime: Fall Schedule '15

Woodridge Library

3 p.m.
Join Woodridge Anime for manga chat and episode viewings throughout the fall season. Come for the snacks, then hangout with like-minded Otaku for these popular shows! 

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

Tuesday Night Movies logo

Tuesday Night Movies

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Sept. 1 Ferris Bueller's Day Off Laugh-out-loud tale of a young man’s antics while playing hooky! Matthew Broderick is the kid; Jeffrey Jones is the principal out to get him. Directed by John Hughes. 103 minutes. 1986. PG-13 Sept. 8  Jakob the Liar Robin Williams is a Jewish shopkeeper in WWII Poland, bringing hope to his fellow man with fabricated stories about the war. Directed by Peter Kassovitz.  120 minutes. 1999. PG-13  Sept. 15 Mad Max: Fury Road

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

Hola Cultura

Hola Cultura presents 'El Barrio'

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
Hola Cultura presents their web based doumentary, or "webumentary", El Barrio, followed by a panel discussion about the film at 7 p.m. in the large meeting room on the first floor of the library.

Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015

Harry Potter

Harry Potter Movie Marathon

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

1 p.m.
The DC Public Library invites all wizards and muggles to an UNCENSORED: Banned Books Week special event...Harry Potter Movie Marathon!

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

Latino Americans Picture

Latino Americans Film Screening

Petworth Library

6:30 p.m.
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Hola Cultura will be screening one part of the six-part PBS series, Latino Americans. You can also stream this series through our Access Videos on Demand database.

Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015

Kekkai Sensen

Woodridge Anime: Fall Schedule '15

Woodridge Library

3 p.m.
Join Woodridge Anime for manga chat and episode viewings throughout the fall season. Come for the snacks, then hangout with like-minded Otaku for these popular shows! 

Monday, Oct. 19, 2015

bullying

National Bullying Prevention Month Film

Woodridge Library

4 p.m.
View a nationally acclaimed and powerful movie on anti-bullying. This film offers insights into many facets of bullying and is a must-see for parents, educators and teens. Color, 99 minutes. Rated PG 13

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015

Kekkai Sensen

Woodridge Anime: Fall Schedule '15

Woodridge Library

3 p.m.
Join Woodridge Anime for manga chat and episode viewings throughout the fall season. Come for the snacks, then hangout with like-minded Otaku for these popular shows! 

Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015

The Trouble With Harry 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 Fall screening of the film based on Jack Trevor Story’s novel The Trouble with Harry.

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 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.