Special Event

50th Anniversary Balloons

Countdown to the 50th Anniversary Celebration at Palisades Library on November 15!

The Palisades Library will celebrate 50 years at the V St NW location from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Library Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan will lead a keynote address beginning at 1:30 p.m. A special day of events is planned including technology workshops, local bands, and a puppet show!  See a 3-D printer in action and meet local community groups!  The day's events have been generously supported by the Friends of Palisades Library.
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Free Bike Repair Clinics

Volunteers from The Bike House, Gearin' Up Bicycles and Chrome Industries will provide bike repair services at no cost for the public outside of Anacostia Neighborhood Library on select Saturdays this summer from noon to 2:30 p.m.
Parklands-Turner Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Monthly Film Festival

Visit the Parklands-Turner Library every Tuesday and Friday for a cinematic celebration. Each month library staff will select famous films from the library collection in support of the theme for the current month.  Screen Times:  Tuesdays at noon  Fridays at noon and 3:00 p.m. Monthly themes:

2016 Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

Cause an Effect Make eating a selfless act by dining at any Washington, DC Chipotle location on Tuesday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the adjacent image on your smartphone or tell the cashier you would like your meal to benefit the Library and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to DC Public Library Foundation.
Joint Fundraiser with Chipotle

2016 Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

Cause an Effect Make eating a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support the DC Public Library. Just go into any Washington, DC Chipotle on Tuesday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the adjacent image on your smartphone or tell the cashier you would like your meal to benefit the Library -- and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to DC Public Library Foundation.  
Penn Quarter Farmers Market

Library Takeout at the Penn Quarter Farmers Market

DC Public Library is taking it to the streets!Sign up for a library card, check out and return materials, find out about upcoming events, and discover everything the library has to offer each month at the FRESHFARM Penn Quarter Market.

Levine School Suzuki Violin Performance

The Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Branch is happy to host the Levine School of Music as they celebrate the beginning of summer with a fantastic concert! The Suzuki violinists of the Levine School of Music's ARC Branch will perform a mini-concert for the branch, everyone is encouraged to attend!

Free Comic Book Day

In celebration of Free Comic Book Day on May 7, 2016 stop by Francis Gregory Library to pick up a Dark Knight goody bag complete with Batman timeline poster, 75th anniversary pins, and masks - while supplies last!
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Cantaré Bilingual Musical Performance

Join us to celebrate the 20th anniversary of el Día de los Niños/el Día de los Libros with a bilingual musical performance by Cantaré. All ages are welcome.  

Parklands-Turner Teen Film Festival for the Month of April

Just for Teens!  Every Friday at 3:00 pm, staff at Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library will show a film in celebration of Poetry Appreciation Month.  "Keep calm, and poetry slam on!"

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