Teens

Violin

The National Symphony Orchestra at the Library!

The best of the Kennedy Center comes to Southeast Library! Musicians from the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) will perform an educational, free, and entertaining program. This event will be tailored to elementary school-aged children, but everyone is welcome to enjoy the music. Check with a librarian for more information.  
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Improv for All

This fun & free workshop lead by the Washington Improv Theater helps participants deconstruct barriers that negatively impact communication. Open to all, yet best suited to those age 12 & up.   

Open Mic

September is NATIONAL RECOVERY MONTH. Share a family-friendly poem, rap, short story, song or spoken word piece. The theme is Recovery - from illness, addiction or adversity but we want to hear whatever you want to say!
Older Adults doing yoga

September Gentle Yoga at Georgetown

Join our instructors for a free one-hour yoga class every Tuesday morning at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. The 10 a.m. gentle yoga class is designed to accommodate all skill levels and ranges of motion, especially targeting adults ages 55+. September class schedule: 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27
Yoga

September Yoga at Georgetown

Join our instructors for a free one-hour yoga class for all levels every Tuesday at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. September class schedule: 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27 Questions? Email georgetownlibrary@dc.gov for more information or to join our email notification list.
Books!

Friends of the Northeast Library Used Book Sale

Come one, come all, to the Friends of the Northeast Library Used Book Sale!  There will be tons of selections for all ages.  The sale will be held on the Lower Level, and proceeds will support library programs. 
American Legacy Mobile History Exhibit

American Legacy Know Your History Mobile Museum

In  celebration of the grand opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the DC Public Library will host the American Legacy Magazine Know Your History Mobile Exhibit. The 18-wheel mobile exhibit will park outside the entrance of the MLK Library and will feature photographs, artifacts, memorabilia and other historical items that speak to the rich and diverse history of African Americans. 
National Museum of African American History and Culture

Watch Party: Grand Opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Please join us in the Black Studies Center of the DC Public Library Special Collections Department for a live streaming of the grand opening and dedication of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). 
Robotic Toy Takeover!

Robotic Toy Takeover!

In this workshop we will focus on creating small digital toys that interact with the viewer. We will work in teams to build small robotic interfaces using Arduino microcontrollers. Come learn how sensors work and use them to make things happen!   We will learn simple electrical wiring to activate LED lights or tiny speakers. Create a unique look for the bot, then we will write some basic code and upload it to bring it alive!   
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Short Story Workshops with Writopia

Attention young writers! Express yourself and have fun after school this autumn. The Writopia Lab will lead four Short Story Writing Workshops for teens ages 13 & up. Space is limited so please contact megan.mcnitt@dc.gov to register. 

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