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Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

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.

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.

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.
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.

Annual Halloween Party!

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

4:30 p.m.
Join us for a Halloween Celebration, 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.  Costume contest, activities, and surprises!Scary story contest participants will read their entries at 5:30 p.m.

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.

Halloween Party

Cleveland Park Library

6 p.m.
Halloween is here again! Join us as we celebrate with stories, music and a parade. Don't forget to come dressed in your favorite costume!

Capitol Hill Reads - The DC Reads Bonus Book Club

Southeast Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for a special second Capitol Hill Reads book club for DC Reads. Along with the rest of the city, we will read The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu.

Halloween Fun at the Library

Palisades Library

6:30 p.m.
Stop in between 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. for Halloween-themed stories and crafts -- spooky and not-so spooky! Costumes welcome. Make your own mask, decorate a "pumpkin", and more. Special treats will be available at the Circulation Desk for children who check out books! Children may also join our regularly scheduled Family Story Time in costume for Halloween-themed stories and songs at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 31.

Teen Halloween Movie Night

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
Come and join us for a Teen Halloween Movie and snacks at the Georgetown Library!

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Halloween

Northeast Library

(All day)
Stop by the children's floor to make fun Halloween crafts and go trick-or-treating in the library. We look forward to seeing you! This program is intended for children ages 3 and up. Please call 202-698-0183 with any questions or concerns. 
Michael Keaton as "Beetlejuice"

Halloween Movie Spooktacular

Tenley-Friendship Library

9:45 a.m.
The Tenley Library will be showing Halloween movies all day in the Large Conference Room. Call the Library at 727-1225 for the complete list of movies and showtimes.

Halloween Party!

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Excited about Halloween? Come show off your costume and celebrate with us! We'll have games, music and lots of fun!Children of all ages and their parents and caregivers are invited to attend the event. 

Happy Halloween!

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Trick or treat!Join us for our annual Halloween party.We will enjoy spooky stories, dance the monster mash, and trick or treat in the library.This program is for all ages.