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    Summer Reading

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

6:00 p.m.

pen and paperIt's your time to shine at the library!

Recite a poem, short story, or song at our Open Mic Night being held on select Wednesday nights from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Show off something you've been working on or share an old favorite.

The sign-up sheet will be posted from Wednesday afternoon until 5:45 p.m. First-come, first-served.

We will meet in the board room upstairs. All ages.

6:30 p.m.

Library staff will lead a demonstration on navigating the Freegal music and Zinio magazine resources: come learn how to download and stream millions of songs and over 100 magazines for FREE! Adults and teens can also use the training to help them fill a block or earn a badge toward their summer reading goals.
freegal zinio

Thursday, August 7, 2014

3:30 p.m.

duct tape craftEarn your Teen Summer Reading Badges at the library! Each workshop will highlight a different activity badge. Snacks will be provided. 










Spark a Reaction this summer to win prizes!

Check our calendar for more events at your library. 

Click here for 
complete info about the Library's Summer Reading Programs and sponsors.

4:00 p.m.

Spark a Reaction Logo and Badges

Stop by the Teen Space at Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library all July and August and earn badges for Teen Summer Reading. On Wednesdays we will always have an activity relating to blue badges and on Thursdays we do yellow. 1 Yellow + 1 Blue = Free Chipotle. 2 Yellow + 2 Blue = Nats tickets and a chance to win big!

Spark a Reaction
 this summer to win prizes!
 
Check our calendar for more events at your library. 
 
Click here for complete info about the Library’s Summer Reading Programs and sponsors. 


5:00 p.m.

Woman DancingCome to Northwest One for a special Wii Game Night! Play Just Dance 2014 and learn about the physics of dance.

Spark a Reaction this summer to win prizes!

Check our calendar for more events at your library.

Click here for complete info about the Library's Summer Reading Programs and sponsors.

Ages 12-19 welcome.

Friday, August 8, 2014

2:00 p.m.

google maker campFrancis Gregory Library is now a site for Maker Camp from Google and Make: magazine! Every Monday, Tuesday, and Friday, we will be watching a team of makers as they build awesome projects, go on epic virtual "field trips", and interview the world's coolest makers. 

MakerCamp starts at 2 p.m. in the large meeting room upstairs. All kids and teens below the age of 18 welcome. Go to the Maker Camp website for a daily schedule. Call 202-698-6373 with any questions. 

Saturday, August 9, 2014

12:30 p.m.

Heirloom tomatoesHalladay's Mortage Lifter? Aunt Lou's Underground Railroad? Sicilian Saucer? What are these things, you ask? They are varieties of heirloom tomato, and Washington, DC has folks raising them. Marvelous local gardener Lori Kenepp will share knowledge from her years of preserving and raising heirloom tomatoes and will offer tips for success in your own garden.

1:00 p.m.

 Paper Roller CoasterTeens will create paper roller coasters using paper, tape, and marbles. Earn the STEM Badge at this event.

Spark a Reaction this summer to win prizes!
 
Check our calendar for more events at your library.
 
Click here for complete info about the Library’s Summer Reading Programs and sponsors.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

Monday, August 11, 2014

4:00 p.m.

paper rollercoasterTeens will create paper roller coasters using paper, tape, and marbles. Earn the STEM Badge at this event.

Spark a Reaction this summer to win prizes!

Check our calendar for more events at your library.

Click here for complete info about the Library's Summer Reading Programs and sponsors.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

2:00 p.m.

Beat Club image

Beat Club is a digital music workshop that gives teens the opportunity to create music together in a welcoming environment. Earn the Digital DIY or STEM badges when you participate in this workshop.
 
No previous musical experience is necessary. Using touch-screen digital synthesizers, they play different instruments to create and record songs on-the-fly. Recordings are made available afterwards for free from dcbeatclub.com
 
Spark a Reaction this summer to win prizes!  
 
Check our calendar for more events at your library. 
 
Click here for complete info about the Library’s Summer Reading Programs and sponsors. 
2:00 p.m.

Henna ApplicationLearn the art of henna body art application!
 
Henna is thought to bring joy, togetherness and natural beauty — the perfect way to kick off your summer.
 
Earn your Get Crafty badge for Summer Reading by participating in this program!

Every Tuesday from 2 - 4 p.m. in our Teen Space.

Spark a Reaction
 this summer to win prizes!

Check our calendar for more events at your library.

Click here for complete info about the Library's Summer Reading Programs and sponsors.

Photo used through Creative Commons/ McKay Savage

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

10:00 a.m.

The Mammoth Book of TattoosCreate temporary tattoos on your own skin using eyeliner & bandage spray. The temporary tattoos you make should stay for 3-4 days without a lot of rubbing. Earn the Get Crafty Badge at this event.

Spark a Reaction this summer to win prizes!

Check our calendar for more events at your library.

Click here for complete info about the Library's Summer Reading Programs and sponsors.

Ages 12-19 welcome.

2:00 p.m.

Calling all CSI enthusiasts!!! Join educators from the National Museum of Health and Medicine for an exciting afternoon in forensic investigation.

4:00 p.m.

paper roller coaster
Teens will create paper roller coasters using paper, tape, and marbles. Earn the STEM Badge at this event.





stem badge
Spark a Reaction this summer to win prizes!
 
Check our calendar for more events at your library.
 
Click here for complete info about the Library’s Summer Reading Programs and sponsors.

4:00 p.m.

Spark a Reaction Logo and Badges

Stop by the Teen Space at Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library all July and August and earn badges for Teen Summer Reading. On Wednesdays we will always have an activity relating to blue badges and on Thursdays we do yellow. 1 Yellow + 1 Blue = Free Chipotle. 2 Yellow + 2 Blue = Nats tickets and a chance to win big!

Spark a Reaction
this summer to win prizes!
 
Check our calendar for more events at your library. 
 
Click here for complete info about the Library’s Summer Reading Programs and sponsors. 
 

Thursday, August 14, 2014

(All day)

People laughing

Summer Reading is here, and it's all about badges this year! For both teens and adults, once you've earned two badges, you're half way through the program and ready for a free burrito from Chipotle. At Southeast Library, we will be gathering to collect multiple badges all at once by downloading a short, hilarious audio book, discussing it, and then eating burritos at Chipotle.
That's right! Come listen to a hilarious story from our Overdrive database and walk away with a free burrito!

We don't know what audio books will be available on the night of our burrito convergence, so be prepared to help decide what we listen to.

3:30 p.m.

duct tape craftEarn your Teen Summer Reading Badges at the library! Each workshop will highlight a different activity badge. Snacks will be provided. 










Spark a Reaction this summer to win prizes!

Check our calendar for more events at your library. 

Click here for 
complete info about the Library's Summer Reading Programs and sponsors.

4:00 p.m.

Spark a Reaction Logo and Badges

Stop by the Teen Space at Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library all July and August and earn badges for Teen Summer Reading. On Wednesdays we will always have an activity relating to blue badges and on Thursdays we do yellow. 1 Yellow + 1 Blue = Free Chipotle. 2 Yellow + 2 Blue = Nats tickets and a chance to win big!

Spark a Reaction
 this summer to win prizes!
 
Check our calendar for more events at your library. 
 
Click here for complete info about the Library’s Summer Reading Programs and sponsors. 


5:00 p.m.
Atomic Robo RPG image
 
Labyrinth Games is back at the library to lead the brand new, exciting roleplaying game based on the science adventure comic book series, Atomic Robo. Quick & easy registration is required so we know how many to expect.
Teens ages 13-19.
Southeast Library basement.
No prior experience or knowledge required!
Register Now!




Participate, earn one of the following Teen Summer Reading badges, & win big! :
 





Game On Badge
Express Yourself badge


Saturday, August 16, 2014

11:00 a.m.

coffee cupDC has more good coffee than ever with gourmet coffee shops popping up every day, and the range of deliciousness is huge. Join us for two Saturdays of fun, guided tasting activities with our friends from Peregrine Espresso and MadCap Coffee. These coffee enthusiasts will explore the finer points of appreciating good coffee. Yum!

3:00 p.m.

WOD Anime Club

Visit the Woodridge Library this Summer through September and interact with like-minded otaku in the following activities:


 

  • Episode Viewings
  • Group Discussions
  • Manga Chat
  • Character Debates
  • Recommendations
  • Games
  • and Snacks!!


Join us on each date below or particular weekends at your convenience from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

Saturday, July 19
Saturday, August 2
Saturday, August 16
Saturday, August 30
Saturday, September 13
Saturday, September 27

Sunday, August 17, 2014

3:00 p.m.

Join us at every Sunday afternoon to play fun board games against your friends or learn chess!

For kids 10 and older.

3:00 p.m.

A strategic chess moveJoin us every other Sunday this summer for Chess, Scrabble, Uno and more! As part of our Summer Reading initiative we will be hosting regular game days for our patrons to relax and play games with each other and with staff members.

Because sometimes you just want to PLAY! Soak up the A/C and check off your summer reading "Fun & Games" block with us.



Tuesday, August 19, 2014

2:00 p.m.

Henna ApplicationLearn the art of henna body art application!
 
Henna is thought to bring joy, togetherness and natural beauty — the perfect way to kick off your summer.
 
Earn your Get Crafty badge for Summer Reading by participating in this program!

Every Tuesday from 2 - 4 p.m. in our Teen Space.

Spark a Reaction
 this summer to win prizes!

Check our calendar for more events at your library.

Click here for complete info about the Library's Summer Reading Programs and sponsors.

Photo used through Creative Commons/ McKay Savage

3:00 p.m.

Duct Tape FlowersTeens will make cool things out of duct tape. Earn the Get Crafty Badge at this event.

Spark a Reaction this summer to win prizes!

 

Check our calendar for more events at your library.

 

Click here for complete info about the Library’s Summer Reading Programs and sponsors.

5:00 p.m.

skeletonHave you ever watched an episode of Bones or CSI and wondered how the forensic scientists are able to identify someone using just a tooth? Come to the Forensic Mystery Workshop! This program is a science workshop designed to teach teens about forensic science in a hands on way. Teens will get the chance to examine a set of bones and other evidence to determine the identity of an unknown person. Attend this program and earn the STEM badge.

Spark a Reaction this summer and win prizes!

Check out our calendar to find more programs at your library. 

Click here for more info about the Library's Summer Reading Programs and sponsors.

Ages 11-19.

Please call 202-698-0183 with any questions or concerns. This event will take place on the lower level.

6:00 p.m.

pen and paperIt's your time to shine at the library!

Recite a poem, short story, or song at our Open Mic Night being held on select Wednesday nights from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Show off something you've been working on or share an old favorite.

The sign-up sheet will be posted from Wednesday afternoon until 5:45 p.m. First-come, first-served.

We will meet in the board room upstairs. All ages.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

4:00 p.m.

Spark a Reaction Logo and Badges

Stop by the Teen Space at Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library all July and August and earn badges for Teen Summer Reading. On Wednesdays we will always have an activity relating to blue badges and on Thursdays we do yellow. 1 Yellow + 1 Blue = Free Chipotle. 2 Yellow + 2 Blue = Nats tickets and a chance to win big!

Spark a Reaction
this summer to win prizes!
 
Check our calendar for more events at your library. 
 
Click here for complete info about the Library’s Summer Reading Programs and sponsors. 
 

Thursday, August 21, 2014

4:00 p.m.

Spark a Reaction Logo and Badges

Stop by the Teen Space at Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library all July and August and earn badges for Teen Summer Reading. On Wednesdays we will always have an activity relating to blue badges and on Thursdays we do yellow. 1 Yellow + 1 Blue = Free Chipotle. 2 Yellow + 2 Blue = Nats tickets and a chance to win big!

Spark a Reaction
 this summer to win prizes!
 
Check our calendar for more events at your library. 
 
Click here for complete info about the Library’s Summer Reading Programs and sponsors.