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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part One movie poster Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part Two movie poster

Banned Book 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?
Pokemon

Gotta Catch 'Em All!

Join in the Pokemon Go craze, and catch some Pokemon at Palisades Library when you come to pick up Summer Reading prizes! We'll be placing lures to attract wild Pokemon for two hours between 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.  Stop by the library to catch 'em all! Summer Reading is ongoing, from now until August 26, with prizes available for all ages!

Uncensored: Film Festival

A challenged book - subject matter or content is viewed unacceptable by a person or group of people attempting to get a book removed from a library or school . Banning is an attempt to remove or restrict access to materials. Read these challenged books and watch the movie adaptations at the Dorothy I. Height (Benning Neighborhood) Library during Banned Book Week on September 26 - October 1, 2016. For ages 9-12
French Story Time

French Story Time

French Story Time is for children of all ages. This program includes songs, music and motion and is very interactive. Children have the opportunity to learn French songs, practice their French, and connect words with motion, as well as enjoy stories. Come and join us every Thursday at 4 p.m.
Family Day at CityCenter DC map and logo

Family Day at CityCenter DC

Join us for a special family-friendly event at CityCenterDC (just around the corner from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library). There will be storytime, a musical performance, and lots of fun for all ages!  
Pokemon

Gotta Catch 'Em All!

Join in the Pokemon Go craze, and catch some Pokemon at Palisades Library when you come to pick up Summer Reading prizes! We'll be placing lures to attract wild Pokemon for two hours between 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.  Stop by the library to catch 'em all! Summer Reading is ongoing, from now until August 26, with prizes available for all ages!

Grand Opening Celebration

Come celebrate the opening of the new Woodridge Library. Special performance and fun activities for all ages. Refreshments. Stay tuned for more details.
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
Three Pokemon stand in a field of grass with the Pokemon Go logo behind them

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.  

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