Teens

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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. 
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Film Screening: 'Bipolarized'

As part of the ReelAbilities Film Festival, DC Public Library will be showing Bipolarized, directed by Rita Kotzia. A screening discussion with Dr. Eleanor Vincent of Pathway Homes. 
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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. 
Books

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 1-4 p.m. You'll find terrific bargains, great books for the whole family, and even a special children's section!
3D Printing for Artists, Designers and Makers

3-D Printing for Bikes: Design Workshop

Are you a DIY enthusiast? Do you like to repair your own bike? For National Bike Month help us brainstorm and design 3-D printed parts and accessories for a bicycle! From cupholders to light fixtures to handlebars, 3-D printers can be an economical solution to upgrading your set of wheels!   
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!
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. 
Book cover for "Avengers/Invaders" by Jim Krueger.

Free Comic Book Day

Come celebrate Free Comic Book Day; a national event to promote reading for all ages. As long as supplies last on May 2, we’ll be giving away various comics donated by multiple comic book distributors. Comics will be available until the library closes or we run out of books to give away.  Don't forget to browse our fantastic collections of graphic novels and manga that are always available for you to check out!
Yoga

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.

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