Films

Teen and Adult Hero Film Series

Join us every Sunday in July for our heroic movie series for teens and adults. All movies are rated PG or PG-13.  The third Sunday we'll be showing The Hunger Games, starring Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen, who voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games, a televised fight to the death between teens. Rated PG-13. 142 min.  The final Sunday movie line-up:  July 26 - Guardians of the Galaxy
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Teen and Adult Hero Film Series

Join us every Sunday in July for our heroic movie series for teens and adults. All movies are rated PG or PG-13.  The last Sunday in July we'll be watching Guardians of the Galaxy. Features Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana as part of a group of intergalactic criminals who are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe. PG-13. 121 min. 
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Teen and Adult Hero Film Series

The second Sunday in July we'll be showing Superman: The Movie (1978) which tells the now familiar story of an alien orphan sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he becomes its first and greatest superhero. Rated PG. 143 min.  Here are the upcoming dates for the film series:  July 19 - The Hunger Games 
Guardians of the Galaxy

School Is Out!

The school year is finally over and summer fun is yet to come! Join us for pizza and a movie to celebrate all the hard work that went into your school year. Guardians of the Galaxy will be premiered. Attend this program and another film to receive the Film Fanatic badge for Teen Summer Reading. This program is intended for patrons ages 14-18 and will take place on the lower level. Please call 202-698-0183 with any questions or concerns.
"Be Kind Rewind"

Teen Movie and Craft Night

Join fellow Teen summer readers and earn either the Film Fanatic or Crafty Character badge during the Teen Movie and Craft night at Takoma Park Neighborhood Library!
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Superhero Summer Film Series: 'Batman Begins'

As a boy a young Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of his eyes. This trauma led him to become obsessed with revenge. After disappearing to the East, where he seeks counsel with a ninja cult leader, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City. The city is now overrun by organized crime and dangerous individuals manipulating the system. The discovery of a cave under his mansion, and a prototype armored suit leads him to take on a new persona. He becomes Batman and strikes fear into the hearts of men who do wrong.
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Superhero Summer Film Series: 'Captain America: First Avenger'

After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him into Captain America, a Super Soldier. Now, as Captain America, Rogers joins forces with Bucky Barnes and Peggy Carter to wage war on the evil HYDRA organization, led by the villainous Red Skull. (2011), PG-13, 124 minutes
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Superhero Summer Film Series: 'The Avengers'

Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of superhumans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army. (2012), PG-13, 143 minutes
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Superhero Summer Film Series: 'Iron Man 2'

Now that the world knows billionaire inventor Tony Stark is the armored super hero Iron Man, his life has suddenly become even more intense. Everyone wants in on the Iron Man technology, whether for power or profit, but for Ivan Vanko, it's revenge. With Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, Stark must once again suit up and face his most dangerous enemy yet. (2010), PG-13, 124 minutes
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Superhero Summer Film Series: 'Iron Man 3'

When Tony Stark/Iron Man finds his entire world reduced to rubble, he must use all his ingenuity to survive, destroy his enemy, and somehow protect those he loves. But a soul-searching question haunts him: Does the man make the suit, or does the suit make the man? (2013), PG-13, 130 minutes

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