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Afterschool Lounge

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, 3:30 p.m.

Need a place to sit and chat with friends, play games, or just chill? Come to the Afterschool Lounge on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and use the library's large conference room as a group study room, game space, lounge and snack area. Board and card games are available. Food and drinks are welcome.  Crafts, trivia tournaments, video games, and other activities will be available on a rotating basis. Ages 11-19. 

Lego Construction Crew

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, 4 p.m.

We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination.  Ages 6-12.  
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Afterschool Lounge

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, 3:30 p.m.

Need a place to sit and chat with friends, play games, or just chill? Come to the Afterschool Lounge on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and use the library's large conference room as a group study room, game space, lounge and snack area. Board and card games are available. Food and drinks are welcome.  Crafts, trivia tournaments, video games, and other activities will be available on a rotating basis. Ages 11-19. 
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An Evening with Leonard Downie Jr.

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, 7 p.m.

Leonard Downie Jr. is vice president at-large of The Washington Post, where he was executive editor from 1991 to 2008. During his 44 years in newsroom, he was also an investigative reporter, editor of the local and national news staff, London correspondent and, from 1984 to 1991, managing editor under then executive editor Ben Bradlee. As deputy Metro editor from 1972 to 1974, Downie helped supervise the newspaper’s Watergate coverage. He oversaw the newspaper’s coverage of every national election from 1984 through 2008.

Preschool Story Time

Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes. For children ages of 3 to 5 years old. Tickets are required to attend this program and are available at the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before the start of the program. 

Toddler Story Time

Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, 11:30 a.m.

Join us for a fun, interactive story time that encourages early language and literacy skills through stories, songs and rhymes. This story time is a caregiver and child program for children that are walking up to and including age 3. NEW: Tickets are now required to attend this program and are available at the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis.  

Family Story Time

Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Start your weekend off with a fun family story time filled with songs, rhymes and good books.
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DC Shorts Film Festival

Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, 11 a.m.

The DC Shorts Film Festival brings the best films under 20 minutes from around the globe to enthusiastic audiences throughout Washington, DC. Join us for a special FREE Family Showcase on Saturday, September 12 at 11:00am at 8 different DC Public Library locations around the city. This showcase runs approximately 50 minutes and the films are appropriate for children aged 8+. Parents are encouraged to download the Parent’s Guide and read more about the films at dcshorts.com/family.
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Afterschool Lounge

Monday, Sept. 14, 2015, 3:30 p.m.

Need a place to sit and chat with friends, play games, or just chill? Come to the Afterschool Lounge on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and use the library's large conference room as a group study room, game space, lounge and snack area. Board and card games are available. Food and drinks are welcome.  Crafts, trivia tournaments, video games, and other activities will be available on a rotating basis. Ages 11-19. 

Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Slow your busy morning down with a story time. A couple books, a couple songs. A nice break!  For ages 1-3.  NEW: Tickets are now required to attend this program and are available at the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis. 

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