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Film Screening: Food Chains

Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 7:00 pm

Join local organization DC Fair Food at a screening of the award winning documentary film, Food Chains
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Learn about HIV/STIs

Thursday, November 17, 2016, 2:00 pm

Service Providers from the Latin American Youth Center are partnering up with the Mt. Pleasant Library to bring you real talk about HIV and STIs. The LAYC's service providers will be on hand to talk about condoms, HIV, STIs (Sexually Transmitted Infections), testing resources in the DC area, and answer any questions you might have.   Stop by the meeting room on the main floor. Free and confidential testing will be available. This program is for teens and adults ages 13 - 24.
Book it to Health

Book-it-to-Health - Healthy Cooking Class

Join us for Book-it-to Health for a healthy cooking class with Good Food Markets on Monday, October 17 at  6:30 p.m. Book-it-to-Health presents live instruction, simple, delicious, healthy recipes and nutrition information by trained nutrition specialists and chefs, and a raffle for free groceries! We have a great collection of healthy eating cookbooks. So bring your library cards, dig in and check out!  
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Learn to Play the Violin or Viola!

Saturday, November 5, 2016, 10:00 am

Did you ever want to play the violin or the viola? Then join a beginners violin or viola class at the Woodridge Neighborhood Library. Classes will be held on Saturdays, beginning November 5, 2016 at 10 a.m.Participants must bring their own instruments. To register, please contact the branch at 202-727-6226.
Lucky Strikes

Local Author Talk: Louis Bayard

Join local author Louis Bayard for a discussion of his latest YA novel, Lucky Strikes, a Depression-era tale of the orphaned Amelia and her struggle to keep her siblings together. This event is open to teens and adults. 
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DC Punk Archive Library Basement Show :: Stop Worrying & Love the Bomb, Anexo Social, and G.U.M.P.

Thursday, October 27, 2016, 6:00 pm

The DC Punk Archive is turning two! This month, see local bands Anexo Social, Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, and G.U.M.P. play the historic MLK Jr.
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Afterghoul Lounge

Monday, October 31, 2016, 3:30 pm

Spirits, zombies, and ghouls have taken over the Afterschool Lounge! Enter if you dare. They’ll be free snacks, mad science, games, and music. Costumes are welcome. Ages 11-18.
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Jazz in the Basement: The U.S. Army Blues Jazz Ensemble and the music of Herbie Nichols

For the October installment of DCPL's "Jazz in the Basement" series, the U.S. Army Blues Jazz Ensemble will present the music of composer Herbie Nichols (1919-1963). "One of jazz's most tragically overlooked geniuses" (Steve Huey, All Music Guide), Herbie Nichols wrote primarily for small ensembles, and his compositions were recorded by Billie Holiday ("Lady Sings the Blues") and Mary Lou Williams ("Opus Z", "Mary's Waltz").
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Game On! The International Games Day Edition

Saturday, November 19, 2016, 1:00 pm

For this month's Game On!
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Game On!

Saturday, December 10, 2016, 1:00 pm

All ages are welcome to come and play a bevy of fun board games and video games.Games to Play Ticket to Ride Connect Four Clue Jenga Apple to Apples Uno Chutes and Ladders Qwirkle Hoot Owl Hoot!