Teens

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Music & Activism

Teens: In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Week, listen to protest songs from the Civil Rights Movement and other social movements, discuss what makes these songs so powerful, and write your own lyrics about change you want to see in the world.
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Teen Book Club and a Movie: Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring

Join us for our January Teen Book Club and a movie.  We will discuss The Fellowship of the Ring by T.R.R. Tolkien and then watch the movie, while enjoying pizza and refreshments.  This program will take place in the Lower Level Meeting Room.
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Yoga for Adults and Teens

All fitness levels welcome for this free yoga program, with Yoga Activist instructor Carrie Hsieh. Mats are provided, or you can bring your own.
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Coding Clinic

Curious about coding? Want to learn some of the tools that programmers use to create websites and apps? Join us for a month of basic coding instruction using our Lynda database. Using instructional videos, we will take a tour of the basic concepts of coding and explore options for further learning.  All skill levels are welcome, but emphasis is on the basics. Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops if possible.
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Yoga at Southwest Library

All fitness levels are welcome at this free yoga class with Yoga Activist instructor Carrie Hsieh. Mats are provided, or you can bring your own.

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 60 minutes with time for questions. We will meet in the large meeting room on the lower level. 
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Winter Book Sale

The Petworth Library cordially invites you to the Winter Book Sale sponsored by the Friends of the Petworth Library in the lower level meeting room.  Join in the fun from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. You'll find terrific bargains, great books for the whole family, and even a special children's section!
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Coffee Tasting and Talk

Come learn about the importance of origin and geography to the flavor of coffee. Joel Finkelstein, owner and head roaster at Qualia Coffee, will be leading this talk. A coffee tasting will also be included. This program will be held in the large meeting room in the lower level and will last about one hour.  
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Yoga at Southwest Library

All fitness levels welcome for this free yoga program, with Yoga Activist instructor Carrie Hsieh. Mats are provided, or you can bring your own.
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Homework Club

Do you need help with homework? Do you have a topic you need to research for a project? Want to study with friends? Come to homework club! Free homework help and resources will be provided every Wednesday October 1, 2014 — December 10, 2014. Register for this free program at the reference desk.  

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