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Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

Parklands-Turner Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Monthly Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Library

12 p.m.
Visit the Parklands-Turner Library every Tuesday and Friday for a cinematic celebration. Each month library staff will select famous films from the library collection in support of the theme for the current month.  Screen Times:  Tuesdays at noon  Fridays at noon and 3:00 p.m. Monthly themes:

Friday, Sept. 2, 2016

Parklands-Turner Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Monthly Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Library

12 p.m.
Visit the Parklands-Turner Library every Tuesday and Friday for a cinematic celebration. Each month library staff will select famous films from the library collection in support of the theme for the current month.  Screen Times:  Tuesdays at noon  Fridays at noon and 3:00 p.m. Monthly themes:

Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016

Parklands-Turner Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Monthly Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Library

12 p.m.
Visit the Parklands-Turner Library every Tuesday and Friday for a cinematic celebration. Each month library staff will select famous films from the library collection in support of the theme for the current month.  Screen Times:  Tuesdays at noon  Fridays at noon and 3:00 p.m. Monthly themes:
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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.

Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016

Penn Quarter Farmers Market

Library Takeout at the Penn Quarter Farmers Market

Library Takeout

3 p.m.
DC Public Library is taking it to the streets!Sign up for a library card, check out and return materials, find out about upcoming events, and discover everything the library has to offer each month at the FRESHFARM Penn Quarter Market.
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Back-to-School Open House

Palisades Library

6 p.m.
Get the school year off to a great start by joining us for an open house at the library!   6 pm & 7 pm: Take a guided tour of the library 6:30 pm & 7:30 pm: Discover how to access over 100 online resources with your library card, with demonstrations! 6-8 pm: Enjoy snacks and an interactive game to learn about the Dewey Decimal system

Friday, Sept. 9, 2016

Parklands-Turner Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Monthly Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Library

12 p.m.
Visit the Parklands-Turner Library every Tuesday and Friday for a cinematic celebration. Each month library staff will select famous films from the library collection in support of the theme for the current month.  Screen Times:  Tuesdays at noon  Fridays at noon and 3:00 p.m. Monthly themes:

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.
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Free film showing: "The 33"

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for a showing of The 33, a film about the Chilean miners who were trapped in a gold and copper mine for 69 days in 2010. Starring Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro and Juliette Binoche.  US/Chile 2015, rated PG-13, 2 hours & 7 minutes.

Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016

Parklands-Turner Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Monthly Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Library

12 p.m.
Visit the Parklands-Turner Library every Tuesday and Friday for a cinematic celebration. Each month library staff will select famous films from the library collection in support of the theme for the current month.  Screen Times:  Tuesdays at noon  Fridays at noon and 3:00 p.m. Monthly themes:
Uncensored Stamp Logo-DCPL

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

Parklands-Turner Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Monthly Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Library

12 p.m.
Visit the Parklands-Turner Library every Tuesday and Friday for a cinematic celebration. Each month library staff will select famous films from the library collection in support of the theme for the current month.  Screen Times:  Tuesdays at noon  Fridays at noon and 3:00 p.m. Monthly themes:
Uncensored Stamp Logo-DCPL

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. 19, 2016

'Martina the Beautiful Cockroach' Book Cover

Reader's Theatre Featuring 'Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale'

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, September 19  at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016

Parklands-Turner Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Monthly Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Library

12 p.m.
Visit the Parklands-Turner Library every Tuesday and Friday for a cinematic celebration. Each month library staff will select famous films from the library collection in support of the theme for the current month.  Screen Times:  Tuesdays at noon  Fridays at noon and 3:00 p.m. Monthly themes:
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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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Olinguito by Lulu Delacre

Lamond-Riggs Library

10:30 a.m.
Join us for this special bilingual program in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month (observed, since 1989, from September 15-October 15). Ms. Lulu Delacre, an award-winning children's book author/illustrator, will provide an interactive program featuring her new book ¡Olinguito, de la A a la Z! Descubriendo el bosque nublado; Olinguito, from A to Z!
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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. 23, 2016

Parklands-Turner Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Monthly Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Library

12 p.m.
Visit the Parklands-Turner Library every Tuesday and Friday for a cinematic celebration. Each month library staff will select famous films from the library collection in support of the theme for the current month.  Screen Times:  Tuesdays at noon  Fridays at noon and 3:00 p.m. Monthly themes:

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.

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

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016

Parklands-Turner Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Monthly Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Library

12 p.m.
Visit the Parklands-Turner Library every Tuesday and Friday for a cinematic celebration. Each month library staff will select famous films from the library collection in support of the theme for the current month.  Screen Times:  Tuesdays at noon  Fridays at noon and 3:00 p.m. Monthly themes:

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.