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FEMA: Ready, Steady, Strong!

Ready Steady Strong is an education program created by FEMA Corps to educate children about disaster preparedness. What do you do in case of a weather disaster? How will you be prepared? Kids can learn how to be superheroes in their own homes!   For ages 8 to 18
Drew Storen

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.
826DC

Harry Potter Spider-Man vs. The Evil Zombie Ninjas

A creative writing workshop by 826DC on superheroes and villains. Students learn the basics of writing conflict in a supernatural showdown between heroic good guys and villainous bad guys. For ages 8-12. 1-3 p.m.
Chipotle Fundraiser

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, July 14, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the adjacent image on your smartphone or tell the cashier you are supporting the cause -- and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to DC Public Library.
‘Oliver the Mighty Pig’ Book Cover

Reader's Theatre Featuring ‘Oliver the Mighty Pig’

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Aug. 3 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Oliver the Mighty Pig by Jean Van Leeuwen is the featured piece.
paper dolls of the Racing Presidents at Nationals Park

Hero Fun For Everyone

All ages are welcome to this Family Fun program. We will create paper dolls of the Racing Presidents at Nationals Park using toilet paper tubes. Come in and share the fun, make more than one!  Ready? Set. Go! Let's race... Hero fun for everyone! 
Hook Movie Poster

Movie Night: 'Hook'

When his young children are abducted by his old nemesis, Captain Hook (Dustin Hoffman), middle-aged lawyer Peter Banning (Robin Williams) returns to his magical origins as Peter Pan. Peter returns to Tinkerbell (Julia Roberts), the Lost Boys, and their new leader, Rufio, in Neverland to do battle with his oldest enemy one more time. Rated PG.
Rodrick Rules

Wimpy Kid Group: Rodrick Rules

Diary of a Wimpy Kid fans! Join the Woodridge Library Wimpy Kid Group to discuss your favorite parts of Rodrick Rules on the above date.
heroheroine

How To Be A Hero: The Sequel!

"How To Be A Hero: The Sequel" is a fun storytelling, reading, writing and drawing program for our Summer Readers, ages 6 - 9.   Let’s explore the continuing adventures of those superhero “alter egos” and bring the adventures to an exciting end! This program can count towards 1 hour (= 4 colored masks) of Summer Reading credit!    
heroheroine

How to Be A Hero

"How To Be A Hero" is a fun storytelling, reading, writing and drawing program for our Summer Readers, ages 6 - 9.   Let’s create cool origin stories with illustrations to explain our superhero names, powers and personalities (also known as “alter egos”)!  This program can count towards 1 hour (= 4 colored masks) of Summer Reading credit!

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