Summer Reading

Summer Reading Book

Join Patsy Fletcher in a talk about the historic places of leisure and recreation in and around Washington, DC

Join Patsy Fletcher, author of  Historically African American leisure destinations around Washington, D.C. for a talk about places of leisure  and recreation for African Americans in and around Washignton, DC.  You will learn where they were, who patronized them, some histroy of each place and to a limited extent the role segreation and racism played in makin
Summer Reading

Join Patsy Fletcher in a talk about the historic places of leisure and recreation in and around Washington, DC

Join Patsy Fletcher, author of Historically African American leisure destinations around Washington, D.C. for a talk about places of leisure and recreation for African Americans in and around Washignton, DC.
Zootopia

Pajama Movie Night: Zootopia

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia s police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.  Pajamas, food, blankets and pillows are welcome. This is our last movie of the summer. In the Fall, Pajama Movie Night will be held monthly. 
Lisa Reed

Exercise Your Mind and Body with Lisa Reed at Southwest Library

Join Lisa Reed, Fitness Instructor with Lisa Reed Fitness, for a workshop on how you can instantly get a boost of energy and creativity with feeling good during your work day and beyond.  Get your mind and body right this summer.
Book cover for "Whatcha mean, what's a zine? : the art of making zines and mini comics" by Mark Todd + Esther Peal Watson ; with contributions by more than 20 creators of Indie-comics and magazines.

Comic Strip Workshop

Come tell your story. Teens are encouraged to come to this writing workshop to create their original comic strip, zine or short story.  

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.  
DC Legendary Musicians

DC Legendary Musicians' Women's Award Ceremony 2016

The DC Legendary Musicians will honor Women in Music, Women in Politics, Women in Business, and Women in the Media at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library on Sunday, June 26th at 2:00 p.m.
Picture of LEGO's

LEGO Build Day

It's LEGOs all this month in the Petworth Library Children's Room. Join us this afternoon as we dump out the LEGOs and see what we can build: anything is possible. But check our calendar for more LEGO related events such as games, crafts, or free build days each Monday and Thursday at 4:30 p.m. We provide the LEGOs and other assorted supplies - you just bring the fun! For ages 5 and up.

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