Family Programs

Manga Madness

Manga Madness

Join us at on the first Thursday of each month for Manga Madness. Watch the newest streaming anime from Crunchyroll and learn about a fascinating aspect of Japanese culture. Refreshments provided. Ages 11-19
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Financial Aid and Pizza! Workshop with NextGenVest

Teens: Are You Prepared for Financial Aid Applications?NextGenVest Money Mentors are hosting free "Financial Aid + Pizza" Workshops (with pizza!) for parents and students across the country throughout the summer and into the fall, to help get prepared for the new changes to the financial aid application process for colleges this fall. These workshops cover: How to fill out the new 2016-2017 FAFSA Key Financial Aid Paperwork and Tax Forms
Ice Cream Making

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream!

Did you know July is National Ice Cream Month? Well, the Northwest One Library is celebrating by teaching children how to make homemade ice-cream. We will be using simple everyday ingredients to make it. Not only will children enjoy their tasty creations, but they will learn the science behind how it was made. So join us. We look forward to seeing you.
Just Dance

JUST DANCE

Battle with us in the video game Just Dance. Play online against others, learn new moves and gain new friends. We will leave it all on the dance floor. Saturday's  July 2nd, August 6th, 2016  Families & Children
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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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Celebrate Summer Reading with Kwame Alexander

Award-winning author Kwame Alexander will share his latest book, Surf's Up,and get kids excited about Summer Reading. Free ice cream for all kids who sign up for Summer Reading First 100 kids get free books Tips for parents from local authors on how to help kids become enthusiastic readers
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Free Bike Repair Clinics

Volunteers from The Bike House, Gearin' Up Bicycles and Chrome Industries will provide bike repair services at no cost for the public outside of Anacostia Neighborhood Library on select Saturdays this summer from noon to 2:30 p.m.
Japanese Way of Tea

Japanese “Way of Tea” Demonstration

The Urasenke Tea Ceremony Association of Washington, D.C. will share the basic principles of the Chado (The Japanese “Way of Tea”) and demonstrate how a bowl of tea satisfies our physical thirst and offers harmony with nature. In the Teen Space.
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Minute to Win It Challenge

Come to Tenley Library and participate in challenges based on the popular TV game show Minute to Win It as we kick off Teen Summer Reading.   Be silly, have fun and win some neat prizes. Ages 11-19.  

Mega Maker

Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops Saturday, July 2nd, July 16th, and July 23rd from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.   Weekly Themes: July 5-10: Fantasy July 11-17: Motion July 18-24: Fun & Games July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.  

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