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Improv for All

This fun & free workshop lead by the Washington Improv Theater helps participants deconstruct barriers that negatively impact communication. Open to all, yet best suited to those age 12 & up.   

Free Bike Clinics

Volunteers from The Bike House collective and Capitol Hill Bikes will provide bike repair services at no cost for the public outside of Anacostia Neighborhood Library on select Saturdays this summer from noon to 2:30 p.m.
DCPL Summer Reading

Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration

Join your Southeast Neighborhood Library to celebrate the start of Summer Reading!  10 a.m. to 12 p.m.: All ages can enjoy hero-themed crafts and activities, plus snacks and a superhero photo booth 11 a.m.: Hero story time for families with children ages 0-8. 
Book cover for "Queer : the ultimate LGBT guide for teens" by Kathy Belge and Marke Bieschke.

DIY - Pride

Show your PRIDE this month by creating rainbow themed crafts and accessories to have on display or wear all month long.  Attend this program to earn the Crafty Character badge.


TWEENS AND TEENS June 24, 2015 & August 01, 2015 @3:00pm Ages 9-19 Hey! Are you interested in learning something new? Do you like crafts? If so come and create your very own duck tape craft with us at the Rosedale Library. Guess what! you can even bring a friend, and best of all it is FREE.        

Make Your Own Graphic Novel

Learn how to make your own graphic novel and receive the Writing Warrior or Awesome Artist badges for the Summer Reading Program!

Villainry: Get in the Mind of Your Favorite Villain!

Get in the mind of your favorite villain: How do villains think? How should they be portrayed?   Join us for an afternoon of villain poetry at the Georgetown Library and receive your Writing Warrior or Awesome Artist Teen Summer Reading badge.

Teen Book Review Help Session

Did you know you can win an iPad Mini by writing a book review?  Want to win one this summer? Come get help at our book review help session and submit an entry to our Teen Book Review Contest!   Remember: Book review entries are due Aug. 15 and you can receive the Winning Wordsmith Summer Reading Badge and Social Superhero Teen Summer Reading badges.
Maker Camp

Maker Camp

The Petworth Library is a Maker Camp site!  July 6 - Aug. 14, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects every Monday-Thursday, 2:30-4 p.m.  Children eight and above and teens are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.   No registration is necessary.  
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Build your Skills with Free Hip-Hop Classes!

The Words Beats & Life academy is offering free classes in MCing and music production at the Deanwood library. These classes are geared towards teens in the D.C. area who want to build their hip hop skills and knowledge through a non-traditional learning community.  Click here to enroll. Enrollment is also offered onsite at class time.