Films

X-Men Days of Future Past movie poster

Teen Heroes Summer Film Series

X-Men: Days of Future Past 2014, rated PG-13, 131 minutes.   Wolverine is sent to the past in order to explore history and prevent an event that results in destruction. Starring Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, and Ian McKellen. 
Paris Is Burning movie poster

Teen Heroes Summer Film Series

Paris Is Burning 1990, rated R, 71 minutes. A documentary of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on voguing and the ambitions of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality. A compelling story of young people forming their own families, creating their own identities, and becoming their own heroes. Vogue-off with prizes to follow. 
Too Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar movie poster

Teen Heroes Summer Film Series

To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything Julie Newmar—1995, rated PG-13, 109 minutes. Starring Patrick Swayze, Wesley Snipes, John Leguizamo, Stockard Channing and Blythe Danner.  Cameos by RuPaul and Robin Williams.
Selma Movie Poster

Teen Heroes Summer Film Series

July 15-Selma—2014, rated PG-13, 128 minutes. An account of Martin Luther King's march from Selma to  Montogmery Alabama in 1965 in order to demand equal voting rights.  Starring David Oyelowo.   Following the movie, Anthony Gualtieri, former museum specialist at the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum, will present a lecture on the history of DC Negro League Baseball.
Mean Girls movie poster

Teen Heroes Summer Film Series

Mean Girls—2004, rated PG-13, 97 minutes. Cady Heron is a hit with the popular girs her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend clique leader Regina George. Now Cady has to navigate a confusing social scene and fight bullying before it destroys her friendships. Starring a young Lindsay Lohan.   

Teen Movie Night

teen movie night!
Book cover for the book "Geography Club" by Brent Hartinger.

Teen Film w/ Pride

In celebration of Pride Month, teens are invited to come out to view a film that focuses on LGBTQ issues and depicts LGBTQ characters. This is the perfect opportunity to socialize and discuss prevalent issues facing teens today. Attend this program to earn the Film Fanatic badge. Feel free contact us at 202-243-1188 for the film’s title.
Book cover for "It gets better : coming out, overcoming bullying, and creating a life worth living" edited by Dan Savage and Terry Miller.

It Gets Better Project

Celebrate Pride Month by watching and/or creating your own “It Gets Better” video. The It Gets Better Project was created to show lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth that it does get better, and to inspire the changes needed to make it better for them. You don’t have to identify as LGBTQ to participate.   Attend this program to earn the Film Fanatic or the Social Superhero badge.
Teen Movie Night

Movie Night @ Rosedale Recreation Center

June 4 Man of Steel June 11 Guardians of the Galaxy June 18   Avengers
Summer Reading Logo for teens. Summer Reading Logo for children.

Summer Reading Kickoff

Start your summer off by signing up for DC Public Library's Summer Reading Program! Swing by the Petworth Neighborhood Library for this fun event and enjoy a day of laughter and sunshine.   At 10:30, we’ll have a special hour long story-time on the lawn with parachute games. Enjoy more festivities from 12-4 p.m.; we’ll have crafts, a movie, an animation workshop, and more!

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