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Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016

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UNCENSORED: Banned Books to Film Series

Francis A. Gregory Library

6 p.m.
Join us the entire month of September for a special film series in celebration of Banned Books Week! Films showcased in this series will be film adaptations of books that are commonly challenged for being inappropriate or unorthodox, and will range in ratings from PG to R.

Monday, Sept. 12, 2016

'The Enormous Crocodile' Book Cover

Reader's Theatre Features 'The Enormous Crocodile'

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers! Please join Reader's Theatre in the children's room on Monday, September 12 at 4 p.m. to celebrate Roald Dahl 100 and Banned Book Week.

Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016

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UNCENSORED: Banned Books to Film Series

Francis A. Gregory Library

6 p.m.
Join us the entire month of September for a special film series in celebration of Banned Books Week! Films showcased in this series will be film adaptations of books that are commonly challenged for being inappropriate or unorthodox, and will range in ratings from PG to R.

Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

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UNCENSORED: Banned Books to Film Series

Francis A. Gregory Library

6 p.m.
Join us the entire month of September for a special film series in celebration of Banned Books Week! Films showcased in this series will be film adaptations of books that are commonly challenged for being inappropriate or unorthodox, and will range in ratings from PG to R.
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UNCENSORED: Banned Books Display

Rosedale Library

5 p.m.
Banned Book Week runs from September 26 to October 1 this year. Children and teens can help create a special display about banned books, which will be showcased during the week! 
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UNCENSORED: Banned Books to Film Series

Francis A. Gregory Library

6 p.m.
Join us the entire month of September for a special film series in celebration of Banned Books Week! Films showcased in this series will be film adaptations of books that are commonly challenged for being inappropriate or unorthodox, and will range in ratings from PG to R.

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016

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UNCENSORED: Banned Books to Film Series

Francis A. Gregory Library

6 p.m.
Join us the entire month of September for a special film series in celebration of Banned Books Week! Films showcased in this series will be film adaptations of books that are commonly challenged for being inappropriate or unorthodox, and will range in ratings from PG to R.

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016

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History/Biography Book Club

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

3 p.m.
Every month, we discuss a book about important historical events, figures and more. 

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016

Uncensored: Film Festival

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

1:15 p.m.
A challenged book - subject matter or content is viewed unacceptable by a person or group of people attempting to get a book removed from a library or school . Banning is an attempt to remove or restrict access to materials. Read these challenged books and watch the movie adaptations at the Dorothy I. Height (Benning Neighborhood) Library during Banned Book Week on September 26 - October 1, 2016. For ages 9-12
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Reader's Theatre Featuring 'Uncle Bobby’s Wedding'

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, September 26 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Uncle Bobby’s Wedding by Sarah S. Brannen is the featured piece.
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UNCENSORED: Frequently-Challenged Children's Books Adapted to the Screen

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
In honor of Banned Books Week, Petworth Library celebrates families' freedom to watch and discuss frequently-challenged Children's books that have been adapted into family films. We will show 2 very different films that have been challenged for similar reasons - "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" on Monday, September 26 at 4:30 p.m. and "Where The Wild Things Are" on Tuesday, September 27 at 4:30 p.m.

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Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

5 p.m.
Banning is a removal of materials or books based upon the point of view of a person or group. Read these challenged books and watch the movie adaptations at the Dorothy I. Height Library during Banned Book Week on September 26 - October 1, 2016. For ages 13 -19Monday, September 26

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016

Uncensored: Film Festival

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

1:15 p.m.
A challenged book - subject matter or content is viewed unacceptable by a person or group of people attempting to get a book removed from a library or school . Banning is an attempt to remove or restrict access to materials. Read these challenged books and watch the movie adaptations at the Dorothy I. Height (Benning Neighborhood) Library during Banned Book Week on September 26 - October 1, 2016. For ages 9-12

After School Movie!

Palisades Library

3:30 p.m.
Join us for an after school movie, based on Roald Dahl's book, James and the Giant Peach!  In this adventurous story, James is forced to live with his cruel aunts, but he finds a way out when he discovers an enormous enchanted peach.
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UNCENSORED: Banned Books Week Drop-In Crafts

Southwest Library

4:30 p.m.
Please join us in the Children's Room for some crafts celebrating Banned Books Week.  For children ages 6-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
wildthingsare

UNCENSORED: Frequently-Challenged Children's Books Adapted to the Screen

Petworth Library

4:30 p.m.
In honor of Banned Books Week, Petworth Library celebrates families' freedom to watch and discuss frequently-challenged Children's books that have been adapted into family films. We will show 2 very different films that have been challenged for similar reasons - "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" on Monday, September 26 at 4:30 p.m. and "Where The Wild Things Are" on Tuesday, September 27 at 4:30 p.m.
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UNCENSORED: Banned Books to Film Series

Francis A. Gregory Library

6 p.m.
Join us the entire month of September for a special film series in celebration of Banned Books Week! Films showcased in this series will be film adaptations of books that are commonly challenged for being inappropriate or unorthodox, and will range in ratings from PG to R.

Uncensored: Film Festival

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

6 p.m.
Read these challenged books and watch the movie adaptations at the Dorothy I. Height Library during Banned Book Week on September 26 - October 1, 2016. Banning is an attempt to remove or restrict access to materials.All Quiet On the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
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UNCENSORED: One Book at a Time Club

Northwest One Library

6 p.m.
The children's room book club will resume in September with a book which people tried to ban: In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak. We will read it, sing it, discuss it, and enjoy it with snacks!  For children ages 8 - 12 or those who wish to be.
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Uncensored: Banned Book Club

Northwest One Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us at Northwest One Library for a lively discussion of Toni Morrison's BelovedWe will provide snacks and beverages. Adults and teens are welcome.Description:

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016

Uncensored: Film Festival

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

1:15 p.m.
A challenged book - subject matter or content is viewed unacceptable by a person or group of people attempting to get a book removed from a library or school . Banning is an attempt to remove or restrict access to materials. Read these challenged books and watch the movie adaptations at the Dorothy I. Height (Benning Neighborhood) Library during Banned Book Week on September 26 - October 1, 2016. For ages 9-12

Uncensored: Film Festival

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

5 p.m.
Banning is a removal of materials or books based upon the point of view of a person or group. Read these challenged books and watch the movie adaptations at the Dorothy I. Height Library during Banned Book Week on September 26 - October 1, 2016. For ages 13 -19Monday, September 26

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016

Uncensored: Film Festival

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

1:15 p.m.
A challenged book - subject matter or content is viewed unacceptable by a person or group of people attempting to get a book removed from a library or school . Banning is an attempt to remove or restrict access to materials. Read these challenged books and watch the movie adaptations at the Dorothy I. Height (Benning Neighborhood) Library during Banned Book Week on September 26 - October 1, 2016. For ages 9-12
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UNCENSORED: Comics Trivia & Craft

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

4:30 p.m.
Novels aren't the only type of book that has faced censorship and banning. Learn about comics' tumultuous past in the US with a fun trivia game followed by a comics craft. Ages 8 and up.
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UNCENSORED: Banned Books to Film Series

Francis A. Gregory Library

6 p.m.
Join us the entire month of September for a special film series in celebration of Banned Books Week! Films showcased in this series will be film adaptations of books that are commonly challenged for being inappropriate or unorthodox, and will range in ratings from PG to R.

Uncensored: Film Festival

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

6 p.m.
Read these challenged books and watch the movie adaptations at the Dorothy I. Height Library during Banned Book Week on September 26 - October 1, 2016. Banning is an attempt to remove or restrict access to materials.All Quiet On the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
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UNCENSORED: Of Mice and Men Film Screening

Tenley-Friendship Library

6:30 p.m.
In connection with Banned Books Week, the library will host a screening of a film based on the book Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, winner of the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature.
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UNCENSORED: Harry Potter, Profanity, and the Banned Book

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7 p.m.
Join us as Harry Potter scholars Tolonda Henderson and Kylie Madden share their unique expertise in this lecture double feature in honor of Banned Books Week!