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He Said/She Said: An Election Musical

He Said/She Said: an Election Musical tells the story of Cy Bergin, an 8th Grader who wants to be Class President. She has all the ideas, but doesn’t have the confidence to speak out in front of her fellow students. She convinces the popular jock, Chris Maxwell, to
Monsters, Inc.

Pajama Movie Night: Monsters, Inc.

Put on your PJs and join Sulley and his one-eyed partner and best friend, Mike, as they try to return little girl back home after she wanders into to Monstropolis in Monsters, Inc. Food, pillows, and blankets are welcome

Halloween Party

Come celebrate Halloween at Deanwood Library! We’ll have movies to watch and fun crafts to do including decorating your own candy bag for the big night! Come in your costume for a prize!  
The LEGO Book


Children ages 4-12 are invited to design, create, and build structures with LEGO bricks.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Please call 202-724-4691.
Dragons Beware

Book Club: Dragons Beware!

Read Dragons Beware!, a graphic novel about a girl who sets out to slay a dragon, and then join us in the Children's Room for a discussion and a craft.  For children ages 8-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Taylor Swift biography

Karaoke Club

Children ages 6-12 and their families are invited to join us in karaoke singing. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
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"The People in Pineapple Place" Walking Tour

Join children’s librarians Gayle and Tracy on a walking tour of Georgetown, based around the children’s book "The People in Pineapple Place" by Anne Lindbergh. Download the “DC By the Book Tours” app to view historical photos of the sites we view along the way. Sites include: Dumbarton Oaks, Anthony Hyde Elementary School, and Pomander Walk, the real-life inspiration for the imaginary Pineapple Place. We will begin the tour at Georgetown University’s Healy Hall and will end the tour at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library.
Art all Night: Made in DC

Art all Night: Made in DC

Join us on September 24 at the Tenleytown Library for Art all Night: Made in DC. The library will be open on Saturday from 7 p.m. until midnight for children's art and craft workshops, temporary Henna skin decorations, literary readings, a sculpture room, photo exhibits and a local history display.   
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Spooktacular Monday

You're invited to have a bewitching good time at the Dorothy I. Height Library. If you dare, join us for an hour  of  ghostly games, ghastly tales, and ghoulish treats. For ages 5-12.  This program is FREE and open to the public.
3D printer

Intro to 3D Printing

Want to see one of DCPL 3D printers in action?  Want to learn how to make stuff on your own on the 3D printer at the MLK Fab Lab? Come to our Intro to 3D printing class to see a demo and learn a lot more about all the incredible maker equipment available to anyone with a DC library card!