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Monthly Family Film

Our monthly film is happening again for children and families!   We'll be hosting a great movie for ages 2 and older. This month's film is "Homeward Bound : The Incredible Journey" Please join us!
Goosebumps movie

UNCENSORED: Goosebumps Movie

Join us in the Children's Room to watch "Goosebumps", a movie about a boy who moves to a new town and discovers his new neighbor, Mr. Shivers, has some dangerous secrets. The movie is based on the popular spooky series by R.L. Stine and is being shown in honor of Banned Books Week
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?

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

After School Movie!

Join us for an after school movie, based on Roald Dahl's book, James and the Giant Peach!  In this adventurous story, James is forced to live with his cruel aunts, but he finds a way out when he discovers an enormous enchanted peach.
wildthingsaregobletoffire

UNCENSORED: Frequently-Challenged Children's Books Adapted to the Screen

In honor of Banned Books Week, Petworth Library celebrates families' freedom to watch and discuss frequently-challenged Children's books that have been adapted into family films. We will show 2 very different films that have been challenged for similar reasons - "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" on Monday, September 26 at 4:30 p.m. and "Where The Wild Things Are" on Tuesday, September 27 at 4:30 p.m.
Wall-E

Pajama Movie Night: WALL-E

After hundreds of lonely years of doing what he was built for, the curious and lovable WALL-E discovers a new purpose in life when he meets a sleek search robot named EVE. View the trailer for this movie.  Food, blankets and pillows are welcome. 

Roald Dahl Movie Night

Roald Dahl would’ve turned 100 years old today! Celebrate with us with a special showing of James and the Giant Peach and an after-movie discussion of your favorite Roald Dahl books. The movie is rated PG and runs for one hour and nineteen minutes. 

Back to School Party: The Phantom Tollbooth Screening and Game Day

Get excited about going back to school with Deanwood Library! Watch a screening of the movie "The Phantom Tollbooth", claim your summer reading prizes, and stay to play a few games with us. We'll have corn hole and ring toss set up in the children’s area after the movie, so be sure to stop by!  
Film Reel

Monthly Family Film

Our monthly film is happening again for children and families!   We'll be hosting a great movie for ages 2 and older. This month's film is "Charlotte's Web". Please join us!    

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