Deanwood
Neighborhood Library

The DC Public Library will be closed for Memorial Day on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30.
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Join Patsy Fletcher and Learn About the Historic Places of Leisure and Recreation In and Around Washington, DC

Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 7 p.m.

Join Patsy Fletcher, author of  Historically African American leisure destinations around Washington, D.C. for a talk about places of leisure  and recreation for African Americans in and around Washignton, DC.  You will learn where they were, who patronized them, some histroy of each place and to a limited e

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
Creative Movement Storytime

Creative Movement Storytime

Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 6 p.m.

Join us at Deanwood Library for a storytime focused on different types of movement. Together we’ll read stories and explore, imitate and improvise movements that each story inspires. Wear some comfy clothes and shoes so you can wiggle around! Ages Birth-12.
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Learn to Play Chess

Thursday, June 23, 2016, 6 p.m.

It's your move! Learn to play chess, improve your game, or practice your moves with other players. This drop-in group is open to all ages and experience levels and meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m.
chess pieces

Learn to Play Chess

Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 6 p.m.

It's your move! Learn to play chess, improve your game, or practice your moves with other players. This drop-in group is open to all ages and experience levels and meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m.

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
Creative Movement Storytime

Creative Movement Storytime

Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 6 p.m.

Join us at Deanwood Library for a storytime focused on different types of movement. Together we’ll read stories and explore, imitate and improvise movements that each story inspires. Wear some comfy clothes and shoes so you can wiggle around! Ages Birth-12.
chess pieces

Learn to Play Chess

Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6 p.m.

It's your move! Learn to play chess, improve your game, or practice your moves with other players. This drop-in group is open to all ages and experience levels and meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m.
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Go For the Gold Craft Day

Saturday, July 2, 2016, 2 p.m.

Continue the summer reading celebration at Deanwood Library! We'll make (paper) torches, beaded bracelets, and Olympic style rings together. 
BARS

BARS

Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 6 p.m.

BARS is a workshop for youth who enjoy rapping, spoken word and beats. Teens will study songs by artists like Kendrick Lamar and Lauryn Hill, discuss writings by Tupac Shakur and Mumia Abu Jamal (among others) and record posse cuts and individual songs that correspond with what they have read. For teens, ages 13-19.  

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