Teens

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Careers in Comics Panel Discussion and Portfolio Review

Want to make comic books for a living? Have your stuff reviewed by pros in the field? Come meet working writers, artists and more on Saturday, April 11. Guests include: Shannon Gallant, illustrator for Marvel and Dreamworks

Teen Advisory Group

Are you interested in having a say in what services and books the library provides for teens? Do you need a fun way to ear ncommunity service hours? Teen Advisory Group meets in the Watha T. Daniel Library teen space every Wednesday from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. All are welcome, you do not need to sign up! Please contact Anina at 202-717-0971 with any questions.
A woman's profile made of torn words from books

Teen Slam Poetry Night

Got a poem you want to share? Tenley-Friendship Library is kicking off National Poetry Month with a Teen Slam Poetry Night. Prizes will be given out to the best original poem, best performer, and runners-up. For ages 14 - 19. Light refreshments will be served.

Teen Advisory Group

Are you interested in having a say in what services and books the library provides for teens?  Do you need a fun way to earn community service hours?  Teen Advisory Group meets in the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library teen space every Wednesday from 4:30 -6:30 pm.  All youth ages 13-18 are welcome; you do not need to sign up!   Please contact Anina at 202-717-0971 with any questions.
Poetry Magnets

National Poetry Writing Month Workshop

In this fast-paced, fun-filled workshop with local writer Hannah Sternberg, students will play collaborative and independent writing games to unleash their creativity. Using word games, pass-the-pens, unique prompts and selected readings, students will explore the expressive possibilities of poetry.
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Words and Rhythm -- Open Mic

Open Mic Family Poetry Come enjoy an afternoon of poetry against a backdrop of smooth sounds in celebration of National Poetry and Jazz Appreciation Month. Participants are encouraged to sign up at the Woodridge Interim Library or at woodridgelibrary@dc.gov by April 19, 2015. Best ages 7 years and up.    
guitar

Girls Rock! Instrument Share

Participate in a free instrument share and try out Girls Rock! DC's instruments first-hand. Practice singing into a microphone, riffing on a guitar, and finding the beat on the bass and drums. It's gonna be awesome, so get ready to stand up and rock out! For kids and teens, ages 8 to 19.
Coat Drive

Coat Giveaway Extravaganza

Stop by Tuesday, March 10 and Thursday, March 12 between 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. for a FREE Gently Used Winter Coat and warm refreshments. Call 202-727-5012 for more details.    
Camino Boots

My Journey on The Camino De Santiago (The Way of St. James)

You may have seen the feature film The Way with Martin Sheen or have heard of the Camino through friends or on the news.
Bookcover When Marian sang : the true recital of Marian Anderson illustrated by Brial SelznickPhotograph of Anamer Castrello

Building Wonder, Designing Dreams: The Bookmaking of Brian Selznick/Exhibit Opening Program - When Marian Sang

This exhibit celebrates the bookmaking of children’s author and illustrator, Brian Selznick. The opening event will feature mezzo-soprano Anamer Castrello, affiliated with the Washington National Opera, and teaching artist Tom Minter in an interactive program about the life and music of the world renowned singer, Marian Anderson.   This program for all ages includes performances and audience participation.

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