Summer Reading

Zootopia

Pajama Movie Night: Zootopia

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.  Pajamas, food, blankets and pillows are welcome. This is our last movie of the summer. In the Fall, Pajama Movie Night will be held monthly. 
Photo of Kwame AlexanderBook Cover of Surf's Up

Celebrate Summer Reading with Kwame Alexander

Award-winning author Kwame Alexander will share his latest book, Surf's Up,and get kids excited about Summer Reading. Free ice cream for all kids who sign up for Summer Reading First 100 kids get free books Tips for parents from local authors on how to help kids become enthusiastic readers
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Free Bike Repair Clinics

Volunteers from The Bike House, Gearin' Up Bicycles and Chrome Industries will provide bike repair services at no cost for the public outside of Anacostia Neighborhood Library on select Saturdays this summer from noon to 2:30 p.m.
Movie poster for "Race".

Teen Movie Night

Race is based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy.  PG-13. 134 minutes. 2016  
Photo of Angela FlournoyBook Cover of The Turner House

Author Angela Flournoy

National Book Award finalist Angela Flournoy, in conversation with Kelly Navies, oral historian at the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture. They will discuss Flournoy's book, The Turner House.  
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Brain Games and a History of Puzzles

Brain Games and a History of Puzzles: A two-hour class examining the most popular types of puzzles and why they fascinate us and remain timeless classics. Participants will learn some of the mathematics, logical deduction, and language skills behind these puzzles. Can't make it to this session? Labyrinth games will also be presenting workshops at the Watha T. Daniel Neighborhood Library and at other DC Public Library sites.
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The Language of Games

Join the Labyrinth staff to learn about the Language of Games.  In this session participants will learn about the evolution of word games throughout history, and about the current games that stretch the creative problem-solving and language functions of the brain through strategic cooperation and communication. Can't make it to this session? Labyrinth games will also be presenting this workshop at the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library.
Book cover for "Whatcha mean, what's a zine? : the art of making zines and mini comics" by Mark Todd + Esther Peal Watson ; with contributions by more than 20 creators of Indie-comics and magazines.

Comic Strip Workshop

Come tell your story. Teens are encouraged to come to this writing workshop to create their original comic strip, zine or short story.  

2016 Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

Cause an Effect Make eating a selfless act by dining at any Washington, DC Chipotle location on Tuesday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the adjacent image on your smartphone or tell the cashier you would like your meal to benefit the Library and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to DC Public Library Foundation.
Joint Fundraiser with Chipotle

2016 Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

Cause an Effect Make eating a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support the DC Public Library. Just go into any Washington, DC Chipotle on Tuesday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the adjacent image on your smartphone or tell the cashier you would like your meal to benefit the Library -- and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to DC Public Library Foundation.  

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