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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

5:30 p.m.

Heaven book coverCome discuss Heaven by Angela Johnson at this month's teen book club. We will be meeting in the board room on the first floor for an hour. 

This book selection was chosen at our Teen Advisory Group.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

4:30 p.m.

Images of Poetry Books

Are you a teen who loves to read? Do you need to earn some community service hours? Join the new Teen Book Club!

April is National Poetry Month, so grab a related book and come chat in the Teen Space on the Lower Level. Library staff will have some favorites out on display and you can always ask for suggestions at the Information Desk. 

Teen Book Club is open to youth ages 13 to 19. Check out our online calendar for even more teen programs at the library.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

3:00 p.m.

In celebration of Poem in Your Pocket Day, Palisades Branch will host a night of poetry reading for all ages, where members of the audience become the readers!
Poem in Your Pocket Day!
The schedule is as follows: 

Want to read a poem to the group? Just sign up at the downstairs Reference Desk, and we'll give you a time slot.  Readers of all ages are welcome. All participants who read a poem aloud will receive a small prize.

Select poems submitted by the public will also be read and displayed throughout the evening.

Light refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

4:00 p.m.

Anime explosion! : the what? why? & wow! of Japanese animation by Patrick Drazen book coverThe Petworth Anime Club gives teens a place to gather, watch and talk about Japanese animation. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles and include classics as well as new releases.

The Anime club will meet on the last Wednesday of every month.

Come check out the latest anime shows and anime/manga magazines or come and share your own fanfiction (writing) and fan art (drawing). 

4:00 p.m.

Naruto. Vol. 60, Kurama / story and art by Masashi Kishimoto book coverThe P.E.T. Clique Anime Club gives teens a place to gather, watch, and talk about Japanese animation. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles and include classics as well as new releases.  Come check out the latest anime shows and anime/manga magazines or come and share your own fan fiction (writing) and fan art (drawing).  

Adolescentes, vengan y revisen los últimos espectáculos de las revistas de anime y anime/manga. Vengan a compartir su fan fiction (escritura) y fan art (dibujo).

5:00 p.m.

Splintered by A.G. HowardRead the books and watch the movies! Each month will feature a new title chosen especially for teens! Join the discussion, answer trivia questions and have enjoy a great movie. For April’s meeting, we will have snacks and special prizes if you participate!

This month, visit the library to pick up a copy of Splintered by A.G. Howard! This is a fantastical adventure inspired by the incredible original Alice in Wonderland books. According the book, "16-year-old Alyssa Gardner fears she is mentally ill like her mother until she finds that Wonderland is real and, if she passes a series of tests to fix Alice's mistakes, she may save her family from their curse."

Or if you would prefer the classic tale, check out a copy of Louis Carroll's original Alice in Wonderland! There is no time like the present to enjoy this incredible original book where a little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters.  

Copies are available at the reference desk during the month of April.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

6:00 p.m.

Have a love of superheroes, illustrated literature, or just an interest in comic books and manga?

Come join us at the Deanwood Neighborhood Library on the first Thursday of every month for our new Teen Comic Book Club!

We will read and discuss a new graphic novel, comic book or manga title every month.

There will also be discussions about movies based on comics! To get a copy of this month's title, swing by the Deanwood Neighborhood Library. 

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Join our Braille Book Club for Kids which is for children in grades 1-6 (and their parents) who are Braille readers. This program is sponsored in partnership with Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind.

The Braille Book Club for Kids meets the first Saturday of every month, at 11 a.m. (except holidays or as advertised) in the Adaptive Services Division, Room 215.

For more information, contact the Adaptive Services Division at 202-727-2142 or lbph.dcpl@dc.gov.


Sunday, May 4, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Naruto & SasukeAre you ready for Anime Sunday?

Get caught up with your favorite anime! Watch the shows, read the manga and play the games!

Show off your knowledge with trivia or demonstrate your drawing skills.

Or feel free to drop in for one of our special movie showings and visit our manga collections.
 







Image Source: PkLucario Dice

Thursday, May 8, 2014

6:30 p.m.

Justice LeagueJoin us for a monthly dialogue on comics and graphic novels!

We will discuss what we have been reading, any recommendations, topics or issues in comics, and anything related that we want to talk about.

So whether you are an avid comic book reader or a newcomer, please join us for fun conversation.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

4:30 p.m.

Book Cover Image of Boxers by Gene Luen Yang

Are you a teen who loves to read? Join the Teen Book Club and share your love of reading while earning community service hours. This May we will be reading comics and graphic novels. Grab a related book and come chat  Wednesday, May 21 at 4:30 p.m. in the Teen Space on the Lower Level. Library staff will have some favorites out on display and you can always ask for suggestions at the Information Desk.

Don't forget to head to your local comic book shop on Saturday, May 3 for Free Comic Book Day!
 
Teen Book Club is open to youth ages 13 to 18.
 
Check out our online calendar for even more teen programs at the library!
5:00 p.m.

Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixRead the books and watch the movies! Each month will feature a new title chosen especially for teens! Join the discussion, answer trivia questions and have enjoy a great movie. For May’s meeting, we will have snacks and special prizes if you participate!

This month, visit the library to pick up a copy of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling. In this exciting fifth book in the Harry Potter series, Lord Voldemort has returned, but the Ministry of Magic is doing everything it can to keep the wizarding world from knowing the truth.

They appoint Ministry official Dolores Umbridge as the new Defense Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts. When Umbridge refuses to teach practical defensive magic, Ron and Hermione convince Harry to secretly train a select group of students for the wizarding war that lies ahead. A terrifying showdown between good and evil awaits.

Copies are available at the reference desk during the month of May.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

7:00 p.m.

Please join the group to discuss Half a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

Refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

4:00 p.m.

Anime explosion! : the what? why? & wow! of Japanese animation by Patrick Drazen book coverThe Petworth Anime Club gives teens a place to gather, watch and talk about Japanese animation. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles and include classics as well as new releases.

The Anime club will meet on the last Wednesday of every month.

Come check out the latest anime shows and anime/manga magazines or come and share your own fanfiction (writing) and fan art (drawing). 

4:00 p.m.

Naruto. Vol. 60, Kurama / story and art by Masashi Kishimoto book coverThe P.E.T. Clique Anime Club gives teens a place to gather, watch, and talk about Japanese animation. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles and include classics as well as new releases.  Come check out the latest anime shows and anime/manga magazines or come and share your own fan fiction (writing) and fan art (drawing).  

Adolescentes, vengan y revisen los últimos espectáculos de las revistas de anime y anime/manga. Vengan a compartir su fan fiction (escritura) y fan art (dibujo).

Thursday, June 5, 2014

6:00 p.m.

Have a love of superheroes, illustrated literature, or just an interest in comic books and manga?

Come join us at the Deanwood Neighborhood Library on the first Thursday of every month for our new Teen Comic Book Club!

We will read and discuss a new graphic novel, comic book or manga title every month.

There will also be discussions about movies based on comics! To get a copy of this month's title, swing by the Deanwood Neighborhood Library. 

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Join our Braille Book Club for Kids which is for children in grades 1-6 (and their parents) who are Braille readers. This program is sponsored in partnership with Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind.

The Braille Book Club for Kids meets the first Saturday of every month, at 11 a.m. (except holidays or as advertised) in the Adaptive Services Division, Room 215.

For more information, contact the Adaptive Services Division at 202-727-2142 or lbph.dcpl@dc.gov.


Sunday, June 8, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Naruto and SasukeAre you ready for Anime Sunday?

Get caught up with your favorite anime! Watch the shows, read the manga and play the games!

Show off your knowledge with trivia or demonstrate your drawing skills.

Or feel free to drop in for one of our special movie showings and visit our manga collections.

Image Source: PkLucario Dice

Thursday, June 12, 2014

6:30 p.m.

Justice LeagueJoin us for a monthly dialogue on comics and graphic novels!

We will discuss what we have been reading, any recommendations, topics or issues in comics, and anything related that we want to talk about.

So whether you are an avid comic book reader or a newcomer, please join us for fun conversation.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

4:30 p.m.

Image of a Rainbow

Are you a teen who loves to read? Do you need to earn some community service hours? Join the Mt. Pleasant Library Teen Book Club!
 
In June we will celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month by reading books focusing on LGBTQ issues and or written by LGBTQ authors. Grab a related book and come chat Wednesday, June 18 at 4:30 p.m. in the Teen Space on the Lower Level. Library staff will have some favorites out on display and you can always ask for suggestions at the Information Desk. 
 
Teen Book Club is open to youth ages 13 to 19.
Check out our online calendar for even more teen programs at the library!

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

5:30 p.m.

Love in the time of global warming book coverWe will be discussing Love in the time of Global Warming. We will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the first floor conference room. Book club will last one hour. 

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

4:00 p.m.

Anime explosion! : the what? why? & wow! of Japanese animation by Patrick Drazen book coverThe Petworth Anime Club gives teens a place to gather, watch and talk about Japanese animation. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles and include classics as well as new releases.

The Anime club will meet on the last Wednesday of every month.

Come check out the latest anime shows and anime/manga magazines or come and share your own fanfiction (writing) and fan art (drawing). 

4:00 p.m.

Naruto. Vol. 60, Kurama / story and art by Masashi Kishimoto book coverThe P.E.T. Clique Anime Club gives teens a place to gather, watch, and talk about Japanese animation. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles and include classics as well as new releases.  Come check out the latest anime shows and anime/manga magazines or come and share your own fan fiction (writing) and fan art (drawing).  

Adolescentes, vengan y revisen los últimos espectáculos de las revistas de anime y anime/manga. Vengan a compartir su fan fiction (escritura) y fan art (dibujo).

Thursday, July 3, 2014

6:00 p.m.

Have a love of superheroes, illustrated literature, or just an interest in comic books and manga?

Come join us at the Deanwood Neighborhood Library on the first Thursday of every month for our new Teen Comic Book Club!

We will read and discuss a new graphic novel, comic book or manga title every month.

There will also be discussions about movies based on comics! To get a copy of this month's title, swing by the Deanwood Neighborhood Library. 

Thursday, July 10, 2014

6:30 p.m.

Justice LeagueJoin us for a monthly dialogue on comics and graphic novels!

We will discuss what we have been reading, any recommendations, topics or issues in comics, and anything related that we want to talk about.

So whether you are an avid comic book reader or a newcomer, please join us for fun conversation.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

4:00 p.m.

Anime explosion! : the what? why? & wow! of Japanese animation by Patrick Drazen book coverThe Petworth Anime Club gives teens a place to gather, watch and talk about Japanese animation. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles and include classics as well as new releases.

The Anime club will meet on the last Wednesday of every month.

Come check out the latest anime shows and anime/manga magazines or come and share your own fanfiction (writing) and fan art (drawing). 

4:00 p.m.

Naruto. Vol. 60, Kurama / story and art by Masashi Kishimoto book coverThe P.E.T. Clique Anime Club gives teens a place to gather, watch, and talk about Japanese animation. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles and include classics as well as new releases.  Come check out the latest anime shows and anime/manga magazines or come and share your own fan fiction (writing) and fan art (drawing).  

Adolescentes, vengan y revisen los últimos espectáculos de las revistas de anime y anime/manga. Vengan a compartir su fan fiction (escritura) y fan art (dibujo).

Thursday, August 7, 2014

6:00 p.m.

Have a love of superheroes, illustrated literature, or just an interest in comic books and manga?

Come join us at the Deanwood Neighborhood Library on the first Thursday of every month for our new Teen Comic Book Club!

We will read and discuss a new graphic novel, comic book or manga title every month.

There will also be discussions about movies based on comics! To get a copy of this month's title, swing by the Deanwood Neighborhood Library. 

Thursday, August 14, 2014

6:30 p.m.

Justice LeagueJoin us for a monthly dialogue on comics and graphic novels!

We will discuss what we have been reading, any recommendations, topics or issues in comics, and anything related that we want to talk about.

So whether you are an avid comic book reader or a newcomer, please join us for fun conversation.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

4:00 p.m.

Anime explosion! : the what? why? & wow! of Japanese animation by Patrick Drazen book coverThe Petworth Anime Club gives teens a place to gather, watch and talk about Japanese animation. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles and include classics as well as new releases.

The Anime club will meet on the last Wednesday of every month.

Come check out the latest anime shows and anime/manga magazines or come and share your own fanfiction (writing) and fan art (drawing). 

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