Special Event

50th Anniversary Balloons

Countdown to the 50th Anniversary Celebration at Palisades Library on November 15!

The Palisades Library will celebrate 50 years at the V St NW location from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Library Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan will lead a keynote address beginning at 1:30 p.m. A special day of events is planned including technology workshops, local bands, and a puppet show!  See a 3-D printer in action and meet local community groups!  The day's events have been generously supported by the Friends of Palisades Library.
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Step Afrika! Step Xplosion 2016 in Your Neighborhood

Please join us as Step Afrika! Reads combines the fun of reading and movement for preschoolers.  
Step Afrika! Step Xplosion 2016 logo

Step Afrika! Step Xplosion 2016 in Your Neighborhood

Please join us as Step Afrika! Reads combines the fun of reading and movement for preschoolers.  
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Fun with "The Goat in the Chile Patch"

Please join area families and children for a special story time at Parklands-Turner on Tuesday, September 20 on 10 a.m. to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Participants will hear the story of the Goat in the Chile Patch, a New Mexican folktale, and enjoy seeing the story come to life with flannel characters on a display board. All will will hear stories in Spanish and English and enjoy singing songs too. * Also, please know that you don't need to speak Spanish to enjoy this truly fun story time event for kids.

Pokemon Go Meetup

Visit our PokeStop, battle at our gym, meet fellow trainers, make candy sushi, and watch some of your favorite Pokemon episodes here at the Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Branch. Don't forget to check out our Pokemon anime collection and to turn in your summer reading game boards you've been working on all summer! Forgot to sign up for summer reading? No worries, there's still time left to sign up in between catching your favorite Pokemon!
Union Market

Library Takeout at the Union Market Drive-In

DC Public Library is taking it to the streets! Union Market, located at 1309 5th St. NE, is showing the family film, Ratatouille as part of it's 2016 drive-in movie series. Drive-in or walk-up for menu specials and an evening of family fun. The movie begins at 8 p.m. or sunset. For more information about the drive-in series visit the Union Market website.
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Library Takeout at FRESHFARM Dupont Circle

DC Public Library is taking it to the streets!
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Library Takeout at MarketSW

DC Public Library is taking it to the streets!MarketSW, located at The Lot SW at 4th and M Streets SW, is a monthly flea market featuring live music and performances, food trucks, and local vendors exhibiting a diverse mix of art, crafts, furniture, and handcrafted products. 
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Free Bike Repair Clinics

PLEASE NOTE: the Bike Repair Clinic scheduled for August 13 has been canceled due to a high predicted heat index and may be rescheduled.
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:

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