Teens

Language Learning

Language Learning Workshop

Have you ever wanted to teach yourself Spanish, French, Arabic, Japanese, or even Shakespeare and Pirate? Is English your second language and you want to practice? Join us for this fun and informative workshop where we will demonstrate the numerous language learning resources DC Public Library provides!
Harry PotterBanned Books Week

Harry Potter Movie Marathon

The DC Public Library invites all wizards and muggles to an UNCENSORED: Banned Books Week special event...Harry Potter Movie Marathon!
coding

Coder Club

Come code with friends at the library. Learn to code for art, animation, and game design. We will focus on scratch and python to start, but feel welcome to show off any of your own projects in other languages. Each session will consist of a lesson and open coding time. Ages 8 and older.
Harry Potter WantedBanned Books Week

Harry Potter Movie Marathon

The DC Public Library invites all wizards and muggles to an UNCENSORED: Banned Books Week special event...Harry Potter Movie Marathon!
Chessboard Picture

Kids Chess Club

Come to Chess Club! Whether you are a veteran or just learning, chess club has something for everyone. Ages 6 and older.
dcshorts

DC Shorts Film Festival Family Screenings

The DC Shorts Film Festival brings the best films under 20 minutes from around the globe to enthusiastic audiences throughout Washington, D.C. Join us for a special FREE Family Showcase on Saturday, Sept. 12 at eight different DC Public Library locations around the city. This showcase runs approximately 50 minutes and the films are appropriate for children ages 8 and older. Parents are urged to download the Parents Guide and read more about the films at dcshorts.com/family.
Pitch Perfect

September Teen Movie: Pitch Perfect

Join us for a showing of Pitch Perfect and popcorn!
LeDroit Chamber PlayersFringe Music in the Library

Fringe Music in the Library: LeDroit Chamber Players

The LeDroit Chamber Players bring uniquely collaborative concerts to the neighborhoods of Washington, D.C. Initiated in LeDroit Park, LCP takes inspiration from the town’s artistic lineage, iconic architecture and important historic past and showcases Washington DC’s “local talent” by bringing out the passion and excitement in classical chamber music.
Fringe Music in the LibraryBoat Burning

FRINGE Music in the Library: Boat Burning

Formed in 2009 in the Chapel Hill, N.C. roiling experimental music scene, Boat Burning has evolved into a sprawling collective based in Washington, D.C. led by founding member Andras Fekete, with an ever-expanding constellation of contributing artists from both cities. Boat Burning is a vehicle for exploring the role of chance and emotion in live composition.
Fringe Music in the LibrarySoccer Team

FRINGE Music in the Library: Soccer Team

Soccer Team is the work of Ryan Nelson and Melissa Quinley. Ryan has also played with the Routineers, the Most Secret Method, and Beauty Pill. The songs on Soccer Team's debut record were primarily recorded to 8-track 1/4" tape and/or four-track cassette by Ryan in his basement in Washington, D.C.

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