Summer Reading

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Woodridge Anime: End of Summer Schedule

Join Woodridge Anime for manga chat and episode viewings. Come for the snacks, then hangout with like-minded Otaku for these popular shows! 

Hero Stories on Film: "The Incredibles"

Join us as we watch "The Incredibles." It is the perfect incorporation of our Summer Reading theme, "Every Hero Has a Story!" 
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Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There

Dr. Andrew K. Johnston, geographer from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, will explore the connection and social implications between time and navigation history in his new book, Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There.$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:692022/ada?qu=say+you%27re+one+of+them

Reading the World Book Club: Say You're One of Them

Please join the Reading the World Book Club to discuss Uwem Akpan's short story collection Say You're One of Them  depicting life in Nigeria, Benin and Ethiopia on Monday July 27 at 7pm.
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Singalong Movies!

Do you love musicals? Do you wish your life were a musical? Here's your chance to burst into song in the library: every Sunday in August we'll be watching movies featuring great songs that are fun to sing along to. All ages are welcome.    Aug. 2 - Annie (2014), rated PG$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:852450/ada?qu=butler%2C+maurice

Author Talk: Out From the Shadow

Dynamic author Maurice A. Butler speaks about the first African-American Secret Service Agent, Charles L. Gittens. If you think you know about the work of the United States Secret Service, please think again. Come to hear astounding details about this dedicated and courageous Secret Service Agent. The date is July 30 and the talk begins at 7pm.
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3-D Art Workshop for Children

Create handmade book sculptures and other 3-D projects in this hands-on workshop with artist, Karen Brown. For ages 6-12

Board Game Night

Come out to Southeast Library and join us for board games.  We'll have a few options, from familiar ones like Taboo to others you may have never played before, like Forbidden Island.   The rules of the game will be explained on the spot, so don't fret if you have never played the game before.   Until then, feel free to read up on the world of games with these books:
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CANCELED: Washington Nationals Player Aaron Barrett

Due to the power outage at Nationals Park last night, the visit from Drew Storen has been postponed.
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Rescheduled: Meet Drew Storen of the Washington Nationals

Drew is coming back!  Tenley-Friendship Library will be THE SPOT to meet Drew Storen of the Washington Nationals, hear him read a story, and answer your questions. DC Public Library Summer Reading is sponsored by The Washington Nationals.