Summer Reading

Wii & the Physics of Dance

Teens will get a chance to learn about the physics of dance while they play and compete against each other using Just Dance 2014 and the Wii.

Get Your "Code" On

Ever wonder how computers work or wanted to create your own website?

TEN Book Discussion Group: "Prime of Miss Jean Brodie"

Join the Tenley-Friendship Book Discussion Group and discuss The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie 

Dog Days of Summer Reading

It's not too late to sign up for DC Public Library's Adult Summer Reading program Literary Elements, and, if you are a regular library user, you are probably already eligible for program prizes!

Dog Days of Summer Reading

It's not too late to sign up for DC Public Library's Adult Summer Reading program Literary Elements, and, if you are a regular library user, you are probably already eligible for program prizes!

"Out of The Basement" Screening and Discussion

Join DC Filmmakers Natalie Avery and Kyle Centers for a screening of their documentary short, Out of the Basement followed by question and answer/panel discussion about the issues the film raises.  

Movie Night at Southwest Library

Come beat the heat, see a hot movie, and--adults--check off a block in your summer reading goals!Sandra Bullock and George Clooney star in this 2013 thriller that will draw viewers into the infinite and merciless realm of deep space.

Summer Science: Sinkers and Floaters

Make your own boat out of clay, foil, paper, or cardboard; and then test the concepts of displacement, upthrust, buoyancy, density, and surface tension as we compete to see whose boat can hold the most pennies without sinking.  Because small objects are used, children participating in this activity should be age 5 and above.  Registration is required.

Civil War Medicine

Kyle Wichtendahl from the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick, MD will be speaking about Civil War medicine.  Learn about the challenges faced by doctors, nurses and surgeons during the Civil War, while learning about innovations that let to modern military medical systems.

Summer Science: Flyers and Gliders

Using the concepts of lift, drag, thrust, and gravity, design your own paper glider or plane.  Then, test whose aircraft can stay in the air the longest.  All ages are welcome.  Registration is required.

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