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Family Craft-ernoon!

Enjoy fun crafts for you and your child! Crafts will vary with the seasons and holidays. All materials will be provided, and all ages are encouraged to attend! Dates are as follows: November 14th December 12th January 9th February 6th
Harry Potter WantedBanned Books Week

Harry Potter Movie Marathon

The DC Public Library invites all wizards and muggles to an UNCENSORED: Banned Books Week special event...Harry Potter Movie Marathon!
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Kids Chess Club

Come to Chess Club! Whether you are a veteran or just learning, chess club has something for everyone. Ages 6 and older.
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DC Shorts Film Festival Family Screenings

The DC Shorts Film Festival brings the best films under 20 minutes from around the globe to enthusiastic audiences throughout Washington, D.C. Join us for a special FREE Family Showcase on Saturday, Sept. 12 at eight different DC Public Library locations around the city. This showcase runs approximately 50 minutes and the films are appropriate for children ages 8 and older. Parents are urged to download the Parents Guide and read more about the films at dcshorts.com/family.
Pitch Perfect

September Teen Movie: Pitch Perfect

Join us for a showing of Pitch Perfect and popcorn!

Authors Cinema

Happy Birthday To... Valeria Tripp (Sept 12) Roald Dahl    (Sept 13) Gail Carson Levine (Sept 17) H.A. Rey (Sept 17) Join us in the celebration of these authors' birthdays through movies based on their books.                                            
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DC Shorts Film Festival

The DC Shorts Film Festival brings the best films under 20 minutes from around the globe to enthusiastic audiences throughout Washington, DC. Join us for a special FREE Family Showcase on Saturday, September 12 at 11:00am at 8 different DC Public Library locations around the city. This showcase runs approximately 50 minutes and the films are appropriate for children aged 8+. Parents are encouraged to download the Parent’s Guide and read more about the films at dcshorts.com/family.
LeDroit Chamber PlayersFringe Music in the Library

Fringe Music in the Library: LeDroit Chamber Players

The LeDroit Chamber Players bring uniquely collaborative concerts to the neighborhoods of Washington, D.C. Initiated in LeDroit Park, LCP takes inspiration from the town’s artistic lineage, iconic architecture and important historic past and showcases Washington DC’s “local talent” by bringing out the passion and excitement in classical chamber music.
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FRINGE Music in the Library: Boat Burning

Formed in 2009 in the Chapel Hill, N.C. roiling experimental music scene, Boat Burning has evolved into a sprawling collective based in Washington, D.C. led by founding member Andras Fekete, with an ever-expanding constellation of contributing artists from both cities. Boat Burning is a vehicle for exploring the role of chance and emotion in live composition.
Fringe Music in the LibrarySoccer Team

FRINGE Music in the Library: Soccer Team

Soccer Team is the work of Ryan Nelson and Melissa Quinley. Ryan has also played with the Routineers, the Most Secret Method, and Beauty Pill. The songs on Soccer Team's debut record were primarily recorded to 8-track 1/4" tape and/or four-track cassette by Ryan in his basement in Washington, D.C.

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