Purple Rain

Dearly Beloved - Screening of the Iconic Film Purple Rain

Dearly beloved We are gathered here today To get through this thing called life Electric word life It means forever and that's a mighty long time But I'm here to tell you There's something else The after worldLet's Go Crazy - Prince - Purple Rain

Celebrating Coretta Scott King

In celebration of Coretta Scott King for her birthday, join us at the Rosedale Neighborhood Library for a special screening of The March.  Family friendly and educational.  Running Time: 60 Minutes
Art from Star Wars: Episode VII-the Force Awakens.

May the Fourth Be With You - A Star Wars Celebration

The Palisades Neighborhood Library invites you to celebrate May the Fourth with all things Star Wars. ​Dressing up as your favorite Star Wars character is highly encouraged!  4:00-5:00 p.m.:  Make Star Wars themed crafts, decorate an edible Wookie Cookie, and test your lightsaber skills on our piñata. 5:00-7:15 p.m.: Settle in for a showing of Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens.  May the fourth be with you! All ages welcome.

Bicycle Drive-in Movie for National Bike Month

Join us for an evening of bikes and movies to cap off National Bike Month.

Heroes of Cinema - Jane Campion's Sweetie

Are you a film buff? Are you looking to nurture your budding love of film? Come join a monthly discussion of a film from DC Public Library's exciting online streaming resource: the Criterion Collection

Free DC: A Struggle for Emancipation in the District of Columbia

Celebrate DC Emancipation Day at a documentary screening and panel discussion with DC statehood rights activist and documentarian Anise Jenkins. This film and discussion will explore the history and struggle of freedom, civil rights and autonomy in the District of Columbia. This program will take place on the second floor, in the Main Meeting Room.
poster for the theory of everything

Screening of 'The Theory of Everything'

The Theory of Everything is a film about the life and scientific explorations of the physicist Stephen Hawking, who works in the area of cosmology. However, it also examines how that scientific work occurs in the context of a terrible disease and great love. Mr.
West End Library Films

West End Library Movie Extravaganza

Join West End Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays this April as we watch a number of recent and exciting films! Films to be shown include: April 5: CreedApril 7: The Wolf of Wall StreetApril 12: Snatch
Retro Film

Retro Film Matinee

Petworth's Mature and Motivated invites you to come to the library the third Friday of every month as we watch a classic or retrospective film from the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and even early 2000s that received critical and popular acclaim! *Special Note: DC Public Library will be closed for Emancipation Day on April 15th. We will instead show our film on the fourth Friday, April 22nd, at 10:30 am. Bring a friend and join us in the Lower Level Meeting Room. You are welcome to bring a small snack to enjoy during the film.
steve jobs

Marvelous Movie Mondays: Steve Jobs

Join us at 2:00 or 6:30 p.m., whichever best suits you, for a free movie showing in our Meeting Room!  May 2 we are showing Steve Jobs starring Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet.  It runs 2 hours and 2 minutes long and is rated R.