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Saturday, June 13, 2015

Free Bike Clinics

Anacostia Library

12 p.m.
Volunteers from The Bike House collective and Capitol Hill Bikes will provide bike repair services at no cost for the public outside of Anacostia Neighborhood Library on select Saturdays this summer from noon to 2:30 p.m.
movies

Weekend Movies at Deanwood

Deanwood Library

3 p.m.
Movies for children ages 6-12.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Board Game Afternoon

Northwest One Library

3 p.m.
Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess! For kids 10 and older.
movies

Weekend Movies at Deanwood

Deanwood Library

3 p.m.
Movies for children ages 6-12.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Image of an open book, and "Every hero has a story" slogan

Summer Reading!

Palisades Library

(All day)
Summer Reading is currently ongoing -- don't miss out on all the fun! Stop by the Children's Desk to sign up and get started earning prizes!

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Image of a "Top Secret" stamp

Children's Movie

Palisades Library

3:30 p.m.
Hiro and his robot Baymax team up with friends to form a band of high-tech heroes!   Rated PG, 102 minutes While you're at the library, don't forget to sign up for Summer Reading!

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

mmm....burrito...

Books & Bites at MLK

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
The Library is happy to announce the return of Books & Bites!Join us each Wednesday, beginning June 3, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in front of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. You can purchase a unique and tasty meal from a food truck, check out the latest hot titles, watch movies from our Criterion collection and sign up for Summer Reading! 

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Cover image of Redeployment

Georgetown Book Club

Georgetown Library

7:30 p.m.
Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Phil Klay's short story collection -- and winner of the 2014 National Book Award for Fiction -- Redeployment. The collection explores U.S. soldiers' experiences serving in Iraq and Afghanistan and returning home. Questions? Email julia.strusienski@dc.gov.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Dorothy I. Height

Neighborhood Heroes: Dorothy I. Height

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

1 p.m.
Join us for a talk on the life and work of Dorothy I. Height by Monie Broadus from The Dorothy Irene Height Education Foundation. Hailed as "the godmother of the Civil Rights Movement" by President Obama, Dr. Height was a committed activist, a leader of numerous organizations including the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), and a lifelong champion of African American and women's rights. 
Board Games

Board Game Afternoons

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
Join us for Board Game fun every Friday afternoon in the Georgetown Children's Room!   These games are appropriate for children ages 5 and older

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Words

Writing Games on Capitol Hill

Southeast Library

2 p.m.
Want to write but don't know where to start? Be the superhero you've been waiting for: your power is finding inspiration everywhere! Writing Games will show you how. In this series of free classes lead by local writer Hannah Sternberg, you'll annihilate the villains of fear and boredom, and free your captive creativity, and make some new friends and allies. These cooperative games are designed to get you thinking, dreaming, and writing, right away.
movies

Weekend Movies at Deanwood

Deanwood Library

3 p.m.
Movies for children ages 6-12.

Sunday, June 21, 2015

movies

Weekend Movies at Deanwood

Deanwood Library

3 p.m.
Movies for children ages 6-12.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Image of an open book, and "Every hero has a story" slogan

Summer Reading!

Palisades Library

(All day)
Summer Reading is currently ongoing -- don't miss out on all the fun! Stop by the Children's Desk to sign up and get started earning prizes!
Caricature

Create Your Own Superhero

Deanwood Library

1 p.m.
Blending concepts of figure drawing, fashion illustration and anatomy, this workshop allows you to stretch your imagination. Your unique super hero/heroine is created through the selection and creation of body types, head wear, shields, logos, hand wear, sleeves, leg wear, footwear, super powers, logos, accessories and hairstyles. Led by artist Rajan Sedalia, this workshop will reveal the hero within you.
summer crafts

Summer Crafts

Deanwood Library

2 p.m.
Summertime crafts for children ages 7-10.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

mmm....burrito...

Books & Bites at MLK

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
The Library is happy to announce the return of Books & Bites!Join us each Wednesday, beginning June 3, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in front of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. You can purchase a unique and tasty meal from a food truck, check out the latest hot titles, watch movies from our Criterion collection and sign up for Summer Reading! 
Words

Writing Games on Capitol Hill

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
Want to write but don't know where to start? Be the superhero you've been waiting for: your power is finding inspiration everywhere!

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Pajama Movie Night

Tenley-Friendship Library

6:30 p.m.
We kick off our summer Pajama Movie Night Series with a tale about Emmet, an ordinary Lego construction worker, who may be the key to saving his world from the Kragle.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Crafty Character Badge

Crafty Character Mask Making Party

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Join us for a Superhero Mask Making Party and gain your Crafty Character Summer Reading badge. 
Board Games

Board Game Afternoons

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
Join us for Board Game fun every Friday afternoon in the Georgetown Children's Room!   These games are appropriate for children ages 5 and older

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Free Bike Clinics

Anacostia Library

12 p.m.
Volunteers from The Bike House collective and Capitol Hill Bikes will provide bike repair services at no cost for the public outside of Anacostia Neighborhood Library on select Saturdays this summer from noon to 2:30 p.m.
movies

Weekend Movies at Deanwood

Deanwood Library

3 p.m.
Movies for children ages 6-12.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

mask

Sunday Craft: Superhero Masks

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
This summer Every Hero has a Story! Join us for a special summer reading craft.  We will make super hero masks for children and their parents.  This program is appropriate for people of all ages.

Board Game Afternoon

Northwest One Library

3 p.m.
Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess! For kids 10 and older.
movies

Weekend Movies at Deanwood

Deanwood Library

3 p.m.
Movies for children ages 6-12.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Image of an open book, and "Every hero has a story" slogan

Summer Reading!

Palisades Library

(All day)
Summer Reading is currently ongoing -- don't miss out on all the fun! Stop by the Children's Desk to sign up and get started earning prizes!

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Elena Ferrante's books image

Elena Ferrante’s 'Neapolitan Novels' Book Club

Tenley-Friendship Library

6:30 p.m.
Ferrante’s "Neapolitan Novels," a series about two perceptive and intelligent girls from Naples who try to create lives for themselves within a violent and numbing culture, consist of My Brilliant Friend (2010), 

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

mmm....burrito...

Books & Bites at MLK

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
The Library is happy to announce the return of Books & Bites!Join us each Wednesday, beginning June 3, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in front of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. You can purchase a unique and tasty meal from a food truck, check out the latest hot titles, watch movies from our Criterion collection and sign up for Summer Reading!