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.

Petworth Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Petworth Library cordially invites you to a book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Petworth Library in the lower level meeting room.  Join in the fun from 1 pm to 4 pm. You'll find terrific bargains, great books for the whole family, and even a special children's section!
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Petworth Community Market Redesign Presentation

The Design Apprenticeship Program, run by the National Building Museum, teaches teens how to use design to solve community problems. With the help of volunteers, teens are paired with a client and complete a project. 
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Film Screening: Bipolarized

Polarized Monday, April 27, 6 PM at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Director: Rita Kotzia, 76 min, Documentary, USA, English After screening discussion with Dr. Eleanor Vincent (http://greaterdc.reelabilities.org/guests/dr.-eleanor-m.-vincent) of Pathway Homes.
At the Mic with Khadijah Ali-Coleman

Verse Aloud: putting some oomph in your poetry performance

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. 

Yoga for Adults and Teens

All fitness levels welcome for this free yoga program, with Yoga Activist instructor Mary Koehler. Mats are provided, or you can bring your own.
Healthy skillet Cooking

7:30 Tuesdays! Healthy Skillet Cooking

Join Good Food Markets and a nutritionist from DCCK for our "Book–it-Health Seminar" with a cooking demonstration on one-skillet healthy meals. Don’t forget your library card! Books will be available to check out! 7:30 Tuesdays are designed for young adults and adults and meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Best for teens and adults.
Woodridge Anime Club

Woodridge Anime Club

The Woodridge Anime Club is a group for like minded otaku who love to read manga and watch anime. Join us on the above date and time for manga discussions and episode viewings from popular shows listed below. Hope to see you there! Tokyo Ghoul Parasyte the Maxim Death Parade Best for ages 13 and older. 
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Prepare for the SAT

Learn the test layout and strategies to help get the highest score possible on the SAT. This program will be led by a representative from Odyssey Tutors. The presentation will last about 2 hours with time for questions. We will meet in the conference room on the lower level. 
3-D Printed Coffee Mug Holder for a Bike!

Intro to 3-D Printing for Bikes

Curious what all the fuss is about 3-D printing? Attend this class for an overview of the 3-D printing technology currently available, plus tips for how to download your own files and have them printed into physical objects here at the library!