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Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Mommins

Kids Euro Festival: A Moomin Movie

Tenley-Friendship Library

11 a.m.
During Kids Euro Festival, families come join us for this special presentation of a fun movie featuring those lovable Finnish Moomins.

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Southwest Library

1 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

Family Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Join us for an all-ages story time with singing, dancing and lots of fun!

Pumpkin Party!

Southeast Library

2 p.m.
Celebrate autumn and Halloween at the library with pumpkin decorating, light refreshments, and other festive activities!All ages welcome, feel free to come in costume!

How to be a Viking

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

3:30 p.m.
Celebrate Denmark at the library, and learn how to be a Viking with fun, kid-friendly, hands-on activities.Best for ages 5-12.For more information, call 202-541-6100.

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

Kids Euro Fest: Story Time in Italy

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10:30 p.m.
As part of the Kids Euro Fest, come celebrate Italian culture with a special family story time for all ages.  

Get It Write! Study Hall

Mt. Pleasant Library

1 p.m.
Need help with homework? Want feedback on your creative writing? Stop by the information desk! We’ll set you up in a quiet study space and give you tips on how to ace your assignments. On the lower level, every Sunday.

Halloween Family Movie

Northeast Library

1:30 p.m.
Come to the library and enjoy a Halloween themed family movie.

Legends & Lore DC Book Discussion

Cleveland Park Library

2 p.m.
The October title for Legends & Lore DC is the DC Reads 2014 selection The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu.

Family Craft: Halloween

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Come join us anytime between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. for a spooky Halloween craft that will be fun for the whole family.

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Cleveland Park Library

2 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

Sunday Movies

Deanwood Library

2 p.m.
Join us and have a frightfully, scary good time @ the moviesFor ages 5-10.

Family Funday Sunday

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
A variety of family friendly programs that may include dance, music, movement, movies, sign language and much more.Recommended for ages 0-12.

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

6 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Francis A. Gregory Library

6:30 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Opera for Kids

Palisades Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us in celebrating Kids Euro Festival with an exploration

DC Reads: Book Discussion

West End Library

12:30 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

ESL English Language Club

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

7 p.m.
Come to our ESL English Conversation Club, where you can practice your English skills in a casual environment. This conversation group is for English learners at all levels, but participants should have some English knowledge. This is an open group, and you can drop in at anytime between 7 and 8 pm.  
The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears

Southeast Adult Book Club

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
Please join the Southeast Book Club on the last Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. for a fun and interesting discussion of the monthly book. The October book is The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu.  All are welcome!

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Punk Rock Swap Meet

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

9 p.m.
Please join three of D.C.'s top punk performers: Brian Baker (Bad Religion, Dag Nasty, Minor Threat) Brendan Canty (Deathfix, Fugazi, Rites of Spring)  and John Davis (Title Tracks, Q and not U)  to help raise money and collect archival material for the DC Public Library's recently established DC Punk Archive.

Costume Parade

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

9 a.m.
Collect treats on a fun tour through the William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library.

Pre-School Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 2-5, with their caregivers.For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.

Pre-School Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

11 a.m.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 2-5, with their caregivers.For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.
Teen Halloween Party Flyer

Teen Halloween Party

Mt. Pleasant Library

3:30 p.m.
Teen Halloween Party! Come to the large meeting room after school until 5 p.m. to listen to spooky tunes, eat scary snacks, make your own caramel apples and design emoji mini-pumpkins. We'll have a costume contest and raffle prizes too, so dress up! This program is for teens ages 13-19.
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Scary Stories in the Dark

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

4:30 p.m.
Grab your flashlights and gather round the library "campfire" for ghost stories in the dark. Best for fans of scary stories, ages 8-14. (Upstairs meeting room) 

DC Reads Book Discussion

Petworth Library

7:30 p.m.
Join us at the Petworth Library as we discuss The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bearsthe 2014 DC Reads selection.

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Halloween Party

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
Come celebrate Halloween with us at the library!Wear your costume for a parade and trick-or-treating and have fun with Halloween games and crafts.There will be light refreshments and our friends at Sweet Frog Georgetown will be hiding with special frozen treats!The party will be followed with a Halloween movie appropriate for all ages.

Make It - Take It Halloween Costumes

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
What do you do if it's almost Halloween and you don't have a thing to wear? Why you come to the library of course!In our workshop, you can make a great costume and take it home to wear the next day. All that's needed is a little bit of creativity and a whole lot of Halloween fun.