50th Anniversary Balloons

Countdown to the 50th Anniversary Celebration at Palisades Library on November 15!

The Palisades Library will celebrate 50 years at the V St NW location from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Library Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan will lead a keynote address beginning at 1:30 p.m. A special day of events is planned including technology workshops, local bands, and a puppet show!  See a 3-D printer in action and meet local community groups!  The day's events have been generously supported by the Friends of Palisades Library.
Tour de DCPL 2014

Tour de DCPL VI

Every year, to celebrate National Bike Month, a group of library staff, advocates and community members strap on their bike helmets to help the DC Public Library promote environmentally friendly transportation and explore how our libraries connect with the communities they serve. 
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Introduction to Digital Research

For the college-bound or those interested in conducting more advanced research, this course provides tips, tricks, and tools that will help you find digital information A basic understanding of internet searching and intermediate computing is required.
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Candy Sushi Haiku

Celebrate Poetry Month and the annual Cherry Blossom Festival with a combination candy sushi haiku workshop in the Mt. Pleasant Library Teen Space. Write a haiku about your favorite book and learn how to prepare a tasty treat inspired by Japanese cuisine! For teens.
Washington Area Bicycle Association

Women & Bicycles Storytelling Hour with WABA

Join WABA's Women & Bicycles group for an evening of camaraderie, storytelling, and skillsharing. The group facilitates good, old fashioned storytelling and welcomes newcomers, especially gals who aren't already involved in the group or don't already bike. Each month they choose a theme, you bring different kinds of stories on that theme. This month's theme: What is family.
Washington Area Bicycle Association

Everyday Biking Workshop with WABA

Ever considered biking to the store to save time? Or biking to work to save money? Or maybe you just want to get out and exercise and be outside more? 
At the Mic with Khadijah Ali-Coleman

At the mic: a workshop on confident performing

Do you get nervous in front of an audience? Have great poetry to share but you don't know how?  Liberated Muse Arts Group's Khadijah Ali-Coleman offers an interactive workshop designed to enhance the poet's abililty to deliver their work dynamically, developing signature stage presence through the use of theatre techniques.  This event will be held in Room 207 and is free and open to the public. Check out more events for DCPL's Poetry Month!
Washington Area Bicycle Association

Family Biking Workshop with WABA

Join Kidical Mass organizers and WABA for an interactive workshop on biking with children. We'll go over the ins and outs of family-friendly bikes and equipment, packing, preparation, and riding confidently and comfortably with children. 
Book cover for "Yoga exercises for teens : developing a calmer mind and a stronger body" by Helen Purperhart.

Free Yoga For Teens

Are you between the ages of 13 to 19? Have you heard of yoga but never tried it? Do you love yoga and take classes all the time? Whether you’re new or experienced, come to the Petworth Library for free yoga. Feel free to bring your own yoga mat or use one or ours!

Teen Movie Night: 'Divergent'

To celebrate the theatrical release of InsurgentTakoma Park Neighborhood Library is hosting a screening party for Divergent!