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I Spy: Patterns and Puzzles for Teens, Tweens & Young Children

Every Tuesday after school, join the teens, tweens, and young children who test their visual, spatial, mathematical, and logical acumen, using mandalas; logical geometric and pictorial puzzles; LEGO; wooden blocks; and more.  I Spy Hours: 3:00-5:00 p.m.NOTE: Children aged 8 and under must be accompanied and actively supervised by a caregiver aged 13 years and older. 
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Rock & Roll Instrument Share for Kids and Teens

Join Girls Rock! DC for a free instrument share! Learn to rock out on the electric guitar, jam on the bass, keep rhythm on the drum set, and wail into a microphone. No registration or experience required, all genders encouraged to participate.  Ages 6-19. 
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Free Bike Repair Clinics

PLEASE NOTE: the Bike Repair Clinic scheduled for August 13 was canceled due to a high predicted heat index and has been rescheduled for September 24.
Parklands-Turner Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Monthly Film Festival

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:
Movie poster for "Race".

Teen Movie Night

Race is based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy.  PG-13. 134 minutes. 2016  
TGIF DIY Teen Night

DIY TGIF (Teens Get Inventive on Fridays) Teen Night

Fridays are TGIF for teens at Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library: "Thank God It's Friday!" From 3:00-5:00 pm, Teens Get Inventive on Fridays with DIY activities, movies, and special programs.   

DIY - Pride

Show your PRIDE this month by creating rainbow-themed crafts and accessories to have on display or wear all month long.     
Chipotle Fundraiser 2016

2016 Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

Cause an Effect Make eating a selfless act by dining at any Washington, DC Chipotle location on Tuesday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the image from this post on your smartphone or tell the cashier you would like your meal to benefit the Library, and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to DC Public Library Foundation.
Book cover for "Whatcha mean, what's a zine? : the art of making zines and mini comics" by Mark Todd + Esther Peal Watson ; with contributions by more than 20 creators of Indie-comics and magazines.

Comic Strip Workshop

Come tell your story. Teens are encouraged to come to this writing workshop to create their original comic strip, zine or short story.