Book to Film Club

Read, watch, discuss. Committed to settling the eternal question: Which is better, the book or the movie? We meet on the fourth Wednesday of every month. Please contact us at 202-576-7252 or email to get a copy of the next book.

Oh No You Did Not Miss Our Movie for Pride Month

Hugo Weaving, Guy Pierce and Terrence Stamp-three dudes that look good in drag.  Check them out in The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert.

Classic Cinema Night

Come and see a popular Hollywood musical at this months Classic Cinema Night.For more information, including the title of the film, contact Faith.

Woodridge Anime Club

Visit the Woodridge Library this Summer through September and interact with like-minded otaku in the following activities: 

Super Hero Sundays

Join us on Sunday, July 27 at 2 p.m. for Super Hero Sundays, featuring popular films based on your favorite super heroes!Most films are rated PG-13. For more information, please call (202) 698-6373.

Science Fiction or Fact

Read along with us this summer as we highlight our science collection and pick your poison, fact or fiction?Science Fact:July 31, 7 p.m. - A discussion of the book The Poisoner's Handbook by Deborah BlumScience Fiction:August 12, 7 p.m. - A screening of The Time Traveler's Wife based on the book by Audrey Niffenegger

"Out of The Basement" Screening and Discussion

Join DC Filmmakers Natalie Avery and Kyle Centers for a screening of their documentary short, Out of the Basement followed by question and answer/panel discussion about the issues the film raises.  

TED Talks

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design, TED Talks feature today’s most fascinating thinkers and doers giving the talks of their lives… in 18 minutes or less! 

Movie Night at Southwest Library

Come beat the heat, see a hot movie, and--adults--check off a block in your summer reading goals!Sandra Bullock and George Clooney star in this 2013 thriller that will draw viewers into the infinite and merciless realm of deep space.

Petworth Retro Film Night: 1920s

Come to the library as each month we celebrate the work of one of America's most influential directors through the decades. Join some strangers on a train and come north by northwest to Petworth, whether you're a foreign correspondent or a saboteur you'd have to be psycho to miss it! This month's film is a thriller from the 1920s.