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Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

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.

Sunday Movies

Deanwood Library

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

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.

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Teen Cafe: Homework Help

Palisades Library

3:30 p.m.
Math homework got you stumped? Don't have any earthly idea how to spell logorrhea? Come get homework help at the library!

Woodridge Checkmates

Woodridge Library

4:30 p.m.
Children and teens learn winning strategies for playing chess.Best ages 7- 19

HIV/STI Testing by Metro TeenAIDS

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

4:30 p.m.
Metro TeenAIDS (MTA) provides free, quick,

Teen Night

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

5 p.m.
Join us every Monday evening for Teen Night!Every other week will be fun with video and board games. The rest of the time we'll be doing a variety of activities like watching movies, duct tape crafts, homework help, and more!

Zumba at Southwest

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
Zumba is back at Southwest! Due to popular demand, Stephanie will have you moving through the paces for four more weeks, beginning in October.Come join the party! 

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Teen Café

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Come hang out at the library every Tuesday afternoon and relax with the Wii and more!Check our online calendar for more Teen events at DC Public Library.Ages 13-19.

DC Youth Slam Team Poetry Workshop

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4:30 p.m.
Come to the Teen Space every Tuesday afternoon to participate in an exciting poetry workshop and let your imagination soar.Workshop is run as part of the DC Youth Slam Team, a subset of the Split This Rock poets association. Please contact Jonathan Tucker at 202.787.5279 to sign up for the class.Ages 13-19.

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

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.

Teen Movie Night

Palisades Library

3:30 p.m.
It's Wednesday afternoon; need a mid-week break from school?Come by the Palisades Library to watch a teen movie!An activity will be available at 3 p.m.; a rated PG or PG-13 movies will begin at 3:30 p.m. A small snack will be provided.This program is for Teens and Tweens only. 

Petworth Anime Club

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
The Petworth Anime Club gives teens a place to gather, watch and talk about Japanese animation.

Petworth Anime Club

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
The 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).  

Teen Game Night

Francis A. Gregory Library

5:30 p.m.
Head to the Teen Space for board games and Wii games.Ages 13 - 19.

Teen Movie Night

Northeast Library

6 p.m.
Patrons are invited to kick back and enjoy a screening of a film. We’ll provide the popcorn if you provide the enthusiasm! Screenings will start promptly at 6:05 p.m. in the meeting room on the Lower Level.Patrons ages 13-19 welcome. Please call 202-698-0183 for questions or concerns about the titles being screened. 

Chess Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

7 p.m.
The Francis A. Gregory Library Chess Club meets weekly on Wednesday nights from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. We welcome players of all ages and abilities.This program will be held in the first floor meeting room unless otherwise noted.

Yoga for Adults and Teens--New Night!

Southwest Library

7:15 p.m.
Free yoga continues at Southwest Library, but on a new day, new time, and with new Yoga Activist instructor Sandra Flores. As always, all fitness levels are welcome, and mats are provided. For ages 13 and older.Namaste!

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Game On! Teen Game Time

Palisades Library

3:30 p.m.
Want to beat your friends at your favorite games?
Come to the Ghoulish Gathering

Ghoulish Gathering

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Come celebrate Halloween in Teen Space! We will be watching a Halloween movie, eating snacks, having a mummy wrap contest, and painting faces.  Coming in costume is encouraged but not required. For ages 13-19. See you there!

HIV/STI Testing by Metro TeenAIDS

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

4:30 p.m.
Metro TeenAIDS (MTA) provides free, quick, and confidential HIV/STI testing every month in the parking lot of the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library. Individuals, ages 13-24, will receive sexual health information and materials, and may get referrals to counseling services.

Teen Wii Game Night

Lamond-Riggs Library

5 p.m.
Love games? So do we!Challenge yourself to entertaining and exciting competition with your peers using board games, Wii, PS2 and more!

Wii Dance Off

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

5:30 p.m.
So you think your moves are HOT!

Book or Treat!

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
Join us for our annual Halloween celebration! We will begin with a ghoulish storytime at 7 p.m., followed by a costume contest. The judging will begin at 7:30 and the prizes will be awarded at 7:50. A craft activity for older children will be provided, as well as refreshments, and of course... BOOKS AND TREATS! Call 202-576-7252 for more information.

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

Jack-o-lantern

HILLoween on 7th Street!

Southeast Library

5:30 p.m.
Join us in the library's garden  until 7:30 p.m. for all-ages spooky science, stories and digital Halloween fun as part of the HILLoween festivities on 7th Street. We're just one stop on the Trick-or-Treat for Art 7th Street route -- hit all the stops and you could win a prize! Get all the details here! Presented in partnership with CHAW and Eastern Market. 

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Family Story Time

Cleveland Park Library

10:30 a.m.
Storytime fun for the whole family.

Trading Card Meetup

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
Can't get enough of Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon, or Magic: The Gathering?Prepare to exhibit your trading card prowess at this day-long event in the Great Hall. Enjoy swapability at the expense of your opponents and win weekly bragging rights. 

Diabetes Support Group

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

12 p.m.
For anyone diagnosed with Diabetes, pre-diabetes or caring for a diabetic. Healthcare professionals will give educational information and answer questions on food choices, exercise and medicine. We meet the third Saturday of every month. For email or phone updates, leave your information at the Adult Information Desk. Light refreshments. Every third Saturday at 12pm. This program is free and open to all.