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Monday, May 1, 2017

queen of katwe

Marvelous Movie Monday "The Queen of Katwe" (2 p.m. Showing)

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Join us for a free movie showing of The Queen of Katwe, directed by Mira Nair. The true story of Ugandan chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi.  US 2016. Rated PG.  The movie runs 124 minutes.
Movie

TMZ: Teen Movie Zone

Anacostia Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join Anacostia Library as we enjoy a movie in the teen space. 
queen of katwe

Marvelous Movie Monday: "The Queen of Katwe" (6:30 p.m. Showing)

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for a free movie showing of The Queen of Katwedirected by Mira Nair. The true story of Ugandan chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi.  US 2016. Rated PG.  The movie runs 124 minutes.  
The Emperor Jones

Heroes of Cinema - The Emperor Jones

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
May's film is "The Emperor Jones", the Depression-era adaptation of Eugene O'Neill's strange play about a Pullman porter turned Caribbean dictator. The film showcases much that was great about Depression art including the great actor and singer Paul Robeson.  View the film ahead of time on our film database, Access Videos on Demand. Have your library card ready. 

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Mongol

Asian Pacific Heritage Month Film Showing: Mongol

Georgetown Library

5 p.m.
For Asian Pacific Heritage Month, the Georgetown Neighborhood Library will be showing the film, Mongol. The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan who was a slave before going on to conquer half the world in 1206.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

May the Force Be With You!

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

5:30 p.m.
Join us for a screening of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", including activities such as Star Wars puzzles and Star Wars coloring sheets! May the fourth be with you!

Saturday, May 6, 2017

boku no hero academia

Woodridge Anime Club: Spring 2017

Woodridge Library

3 p.m.
Join Woodridge Anime on the above date for manga chat and episode viewings throughout Spring 2017.  Come for snacks, then hangout with club members to view popular series available on Crunchyroll.com Nanbaka Saga of Tanya the Evil Digimon Adventure Tri

Monday, May 8, 2017

Road Home

Marvelous Movie Monday: "The Road Home" (2 p.m. Showing)

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Join us for a free movie showing of The Road Home directed by the great Chinese director Zhang Yimou. It tells the story of a man who returns home for his father's funeral.  There, he tells us the story of the love between his parents.  China, 1999, rated G, 1 hour and 30 minutes.  With English subtitles.
Movie

TMZ: Teen Movie Zone

Anacostia Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join Anacostia Library as we enjoy a movie in the teen space. 
Road Home

Marvelous Movie Monday: "The Road Home" (6:30 p.m. Showing)

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for a free movie showing of The Road Home directed by the great Chinese director Zhang Yimou. It tells the story of a man who returns home for his father's funeral. There, he tells us the story of the love between his parents.  China, 1999, rated G, 1 hour and 30 minutes.  With English subtitles.  

Saturday, May 13, 2017

beyond silence

"Beyond Silence"

Tenley-Friendship Library

3:15 p.m.
The Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library invites you to a showing of the award-winning Beyond Silence. Both of Lara's parents are deaf and she has to interpret from sign language to the spoken world. As she grows up, Lara has to decide between her parents and her own ambitions. Free popcorn!

Monday, May 15, 2017

Mother

Marvelous Movie Monday: "Mother" (2 p.m. Showing)

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Celebrate the day after Mother's Day with a free showing of Mother with Debbie Reynolds and Albert Brooks. It is rated PG-13 and it runs 1 hour and 44 minutes.
Mother

Marvelous Movie Monday: "Mother" (6:30 p.m. Showing)

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Celebrate the day after Mother's Day with a free showing of Mother with Debbie Reynolds and Albert Brooks. It is rated PG-13 and it runs 1 hour and 44 minutes.
Movie

TMZ: Teen Movie Zone

Anacostia Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join Anacostia Library as we enjoy a movie in the teen space. 

Saturday, May 20, 2017

boku no hero academia

Woodridge Anime Club: Spring 2017

Woodridge Library

3 p.m.
Join Woodridge Anime on the above date for manga chat and episode viewings throughout Spring 2017.  Come for snacks, then hangout with club members to view popular series available on Crunchyroll.com Nanbaka Saga of Tanya the Evil Digimon Adventure Tri

Monday, May 22, 2017

billy Lynn

Marvelous Movie Monday film: "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk"

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Free film showing:  Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk.   US, 2016, rated R, 1 hour and 50 minutes.  An Iraq War veteran feels alienated from a society that doesn't understand the sacrifices of its soldiers.  Directed by Ang Lee. This movie will be shown at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Movie

TMZ: Teen Movie Zone

Anacostia Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join Anacostia Library as we enjoy a movie in the teen space. 

Thursday, May 25, 2017

together

Asian Pacific Heritage Month Film Showing: "Together"

Georgetown Library

5 p.m.
For Asian Pacific Heritage Month, the Georgetown Neighborhood Library will be showing the film, together.   A violin prodigy and his father travel to Beijing, where the father seeks the means to his son's success while the son struggles to accept the path laid before him.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Fargo Season 1 Cover

Binge Worthy Discussion

Northeast Library

6:30 p.m.
There’s a hole in your life. You need someone to talk to. You have questions, theories, and discoveries to share about your favorite show, but no one wants to listen to you. We’re here for you because we feel the same. Join us at the Northeast Library for a discussion about the current season of Fargo on FX.

Monday, June 5, 2017

sully

Marvelous Movie Mondays: "Sully" (2 p.m. Showing)

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Free film showing:  Sully.  US, 2016, rated PG-13, 96 minutes long.   Tom Hanks stars as Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who landed a plane on the Hudson River in 2009. This movie will be shown at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
sully

Marvelous Movie Mondays: "Sully" (6:30 p.m. Showing)

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Free film showing: Sully.  US, 2016, rated PG-13, 96 minutes long. Tom Hanks stars as Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who landed a plane on the Hudson River in 2009. This movie will be shown at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Movie

TMZ: Teen Movie Zone

Anacostia Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join Anacostia Library as we enjoy a movie in the teen space. 

Monday, June 12, 2017

Movie

TMZ: Teen Movie Zone

Anacostia Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join Anacostia Library as we enjoy a movie in the teen space. 

Monday, June 19, 2017

in and out

Marvelous Movie Mondays: "In and Out" (2 p.m. Showing)

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Free film showing: In and Out. US, 1997, rated PG-13, 1 hour and 30 minutes.  Comedy about a small-town English teacher who is unexpectedly outed right before he is to marry a woman.  Starring Kevin Kline, Debbie Reynolds, Joan Cusack, Tom Selleck, Matt Dillon, Wilford Brimley and Bob Newhart. This movie will be shown at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
in and out

Marvelous Movie Mondays: "In and Out" (6:30 p.m. Showing)

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Free film showing: In and Out. US, 1997, rated PG-13, 1 hour and 30 minutes.  Comedy about a small-town English teacher who is unexpectedly outed right before he is to marry a woman.  Starring Kevin Kline, Debbie Reynolds, Joan Cusack, Tom Selleck, Matt Dillon, Wilford Brimley and Bob Newhart. This movie will be shown at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Movie

TMZ: Teen Movie Zone

Anacostia Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join Anacostia Library as we enjoy a movie in the teen space. 

Monday, June 26, 2017

Movie

TMZ: Teen Movie Zone

Anacostia Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join Anacostia Library as we enjoy a movie in the teen space. 

Monday, July 10, 2017

Movie

TMZ: Teen Movie Zone

Anacostia Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join Anacostia Library as we enjoy a movie in the teen space. 

Monday, July 17, 2017

Movie

TMZ: Teen Movie Zone

Anacostia Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join Anacostia Library as we enjoy a movie in the teen space.