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UNCENSORED: Banned Books Week-Harry Potter Screening & Book Preview

Did you know that the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowlings were on the Banned/Challenged books list from 2000-2009?

UNCENSORED: Film Festival

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

Grand Opening Celebration

Celebrate the opening of the new Woodridge Library. Special performances and fun activities for all ages.    10 a.m. -- Special Bilingual "Three Billy Goats Gruff" performed by our amazing librarians (for ages 3-8) 10:30 a.m. – Senior Stretch with Golden Olympian Sue Barnes (adults) 11:15 a.m. -- Storyteller Arianna Ross (for ages 4+) 12 p.m. -- Building Tour 12 p.m. -- God’s Miracles (Rhythm & Blues) 1 p.m. -- DC Retro Jumpers Double Dutch Team (all ages)
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Keeping Cool with Capoeira

Get introduced to the music, rhythm, language and movements of the Afro-Brazilian martial art form. Beginners and advanced students will all have a chance to learn self-defense and creative movements. For teens, ages 13-19. Waiver required.  Please see library staff for more information.
Chuck Brown Day

Library Takeout at The 2nd Annual Chuck Brown Day & Book Bag Giveaway

Join DCPL staff at the 2nd Annual Chuck Brown Celebration and Book Bag Giveaway with the Chuck Brown Band, Plunky & Oneness and Secret Society. Visit the UNI, our mobile library bookshelf, to check out a book, learn about The Labs,

Pokémon Go Party!

Come by the library for some Pokémon Go fun! We will play a Pokémon movie, decorate Pokémon  cupcakes and go on a Pokémon hunt through the library. All ages
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Writopia Reading

Express yourself this summer! Teen writers from Writopia Labs DC will share their work.
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August Yoga at Georgetown

Join our instructors for a free one-hour yoga class for all levels every Tuesday at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. August class schedule: 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23, 8/30 Questions? Email georgetownlibrary@dc.gov for more information or to join our email notification list.
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Bomani Armah rocks Teen Space for Summer Reading Close Out!

If you have never experienced Bomani Armah - your chance is coming up on Friday, August 26, 2016 - Bomani Armah, well respected MC and poet from the DMV will be performing in Teen Space to close out our Summer Reading Program. Bomani will also l
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Pokémon Go Hangout & Tour

Do you have Pokémon Go on your phone? Did you know that there are five different Pokéstops within reach of Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library?  If you didn't, now you do, and you're also invited to our Pokémon Go Hangout & Tour from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 6.