Upcoming Events

Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 12:00pm
If you love Pokémon, you won't want to miss this!  Battle Subway is an official league of the Pokémon Company International.

Players will meet on Saturdays from noon until 5 p.m. in the Popular Library, adjacent to the Great Hall. Games are open to Pokémon lovers of all ages and League Leaders will be on hand to moderate.

Participants will gain knowledge and experience in competitive play of the Pokémon video and card games. Players will also earn free rewards for participation including cards, codes for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online, and badges. 

So come ready to trade, to meet other Pokémon fans, and to qualify for tournament play.

See you there!
Follow the group on Twitter and Facebook or follow #MLKPokemon.

DCPL logo. Official Pokemon League Logo
Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 1:00pm
Come watch hero movies for children with us!

Ages 6-8: 1 p.m.
Ages 9-12: 3 p.m.

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays
4 - 5 p.m.
Starting Monday, June 23
Ending Saturday, August 16
Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 2:00pm
“A Hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” –Christopher Reeve

Join us as we spotlight people that persevere against overwhelming trials and become heroes in their own right.  From the real life to the fantastical, join us as we explore the idea of heroism. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.
Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 2:30pm
Learn and practice the Argentine Tango with Bahman Aryana of Rendezvous Tango.

All levels welcome.

To learn more about tango classes in DC and to get updates for this series visit Capital Tangueros.
Sunday, July 5, 2015 - 1:00pm
Come watch hero movies for children with us!

Ages 6-8: 1 p.m.
Ages 9-12: 3 p.m.
Sunday, July 5, 2015 - 1:30pm
Presented by Jenny of Yoga Activist, this class is perfect for beginners, featuring soothing Hatha yoga and meditation. No one under 18. 

Please bring your own mat or towel. Session takes place in the sunny story time room on the first floor.  
Sunday, July 5, 2015 - 1:30pm
Every Sunday this summer, join us for Pop-Up Yoga at the library taught by instructors from WithLoveDC.

WithLoveDC is a movement to spread love, joy, and acceptance throughout the District. The Practice With Love classes aim to create an accessible space for all people to tune into their breath while enjoying the amazing spaces around our beautiful city.

WithLoveDC is thrilled to bring their free yoga gatherings to the Southeast Library; come flow with us!
Sunday, July 5, 2015 - 2:00pm
All ages arts and crafts.
Sunday, July 5, 2015 - 2:00pm
A variety of family friendly programs that may include dance, music, movement, movies, sign language and much more.

Recommended for ages 0-12.