Harry Potter Series

Thursday Program Cancelled: Harry Potter Week!

It's Harry Potter Week!!! Join us for a week of Harry Potter themed festivities, crafts, book clubs, films and more.  Harry Potter programs are appropriate for children and teen ages 6-18. Film ratings are listed and parents can judge whether the films are appropriate for their child.  If you have any questions about Harry Potter Week please feel free to contact us at 202-727-0257.   Schedule of Events
Martin Luther King,Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: The Making of a Holiday

Learn about the impact Martin Luther King, Jr , had on the Civil Rights Movement in the US and why there is a National Holiday named in his honor.    This film is open to families and people of all ages.
Book cover for "Naruto. Vol. 64, Ten tails" story and art by Masashi Kishimoto.

Anime Club

The Petworth Anime Club gives teens a place to gather, watch and talk about Japanese animation. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles and include classics as well as new releases. Come check out the latest anime shows and anime/manga magazines or come and share your own fan fiction (writing) and fan art (drawing).   
movie cat

Teen Odd Wednesdays

Join us in the program room for a movie screening of your choice. We'll provide some options, but what we watch is up to you! So kick back, eat some snacks, and watch a movie with us.  

Woodridge Anime Club: Winter 2016

Join Woodridge Anime Club on the above date for manga chat and episode viewings throughout Winter 2016. Come for the snacks, then hangout with like-minded Otaku for these popular series! 
A Hunger Games Series Logo Lying in the Dirt

Hunger Games Party!

Are you a fan of the Hunger Games series?  Do you prefer the books, movies, or both? Stop by the Teen Space all day, starting at 10 a.m., to talk about the series with other fans and with staff.   Come by for crafts and trivia from the trilogy, or just to watch the movies!
Star Wars: Clone Wars

Star Wars: Clone Wars Movie

Join us in Teen Space to watch Star Wars: The Clone Wars and celebrate the release of The Force Awakens. Refreshments provided. Ages 13-19.

Teen Movie Social

Teens are invited to come enjoy a good movie, a mini hot chocolate bar, and make origami gifts and decorations.  


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Polar Express Film

Have you ever wanted to travel to the North Pole? Hey, do you want to know a secret?                       You know who will be there!  Shhh. Tick Tock!   Tick Tock!   Choo-Choo!!  Hop on board the express train as we take a wild adventure to the North Pole.