Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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Make Your Own Trading Cards!

Saturday, July 18, 2015, 10 a.m.

Love playing Trading Cards? Come meet creators from the Art Way Alliance. Two of their artists will teach you how to make your own cards and design your own game! As a participant, you’ll learn how to:    Use the basics of drawing and character design to create your own character Develop a character with special powers and spells Recognize what makes a card game “work”

Battle Subway Pokémon League

Saturday, July 18, 2015, 12 p.m.

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.

Trading Card Meetup

Saturday, July 18, 2015, 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. Enjoy swapability at the expense of your opponents and win weekly bragging rights. 
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Science in the Summer: Level 1

Saturday, July 18, 2015, 12:30 p.m.

In partnership with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), your child can learn about simple machines in a free summer program, GSK Science in the Summer™. Students will discover how and why machines can lift huge boulders, build bridges, and pump water.
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Back to Business: 60 Ways to Grow Your List

Saturday, July 18, 2015, 2:30 p.m.

Let's get Back to Business!  (School is back in session and we are all returning from our vacations!) It's time to grow your contact list! Join us for "60 Ways to Grow Your List" workshop - you'll leave with ideas and strategies to capture new contacts, grow your list and take action to help move your business forward.  Register Now  
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Library Tango Practica

Saturday, July 18, 2015, 2:30 p.m.

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.
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Science in the Summer: Level 2

Saturday, July 18, 2015, 3 p.m.

In partnership with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), your child can learn about simple machines in a free summer program, GSK Science in the Summer™. Students will discover how and why machines can lift huge boulders, build bridges, and pump water.
Games Galore

Games Galore

Saturday, July 18, 2015, 3:30 p.m.

Play board games, video games, our new Wii U, and more! Ages 13-19 in Teen Space.
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STEAM Team

Sunday, July 19, 2015, 2 p.m.

Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Mathematics? Join us to design, construct, discover, create, and so much more! Topics change from week to week, so give us a call to ask about a certain week's plan at 202-727-1248. Ages 6-12 in the Children's Room.
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Around the World Story Time

Monday, July 20, 2015, 11 a.m.

Come to this story time and listen to books from and about other parts of the world! With songs and fingerplays in different languages, this story time is a cultural experience for the whole family. Around the World Story Time is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. See you there!

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