Keeping Cool with CapoeiraKeeping Cool with Capoeira

Keeping Cool with Capoeira

Get introduced to the music, rhythm, language and movements of the Afro-Brazilian martial art form. Beginners and advanced students will all have a chance to learn self-defense and creative movements. For teens, ages 13-19. Waiver required.  Please see library staff for more information.
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
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August Yoga at Georgetown

Join our instructors for a free one-hour yoga class for all levels every Tuesday at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. August class schedule: 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23, 8/30 Questions? Email georgetownlibrary@dc.gov for more information or to join our email notification list.
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Jazz in the Basement with the Tyrone Allen Quartet

Visit the historic MLK Jr. Memorial Library for a Sunday afternoon with the Tyrone Allen Quartet, playing the music of Kenny Wheeler and others.  Theo Rosenfeld, Alto Saxophone Kenny Nunn,Tenor Saxophone Joshua Espinoza, Piano Tyrone Allen, Bass Jazz in the Basement is a monthly series designed to support and promote the local DC jazz community.   

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!
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Hola Cultura’s DC Latino History Project

Hola Cultura interns have spent the summer investigating the history of Latinos in Washington DC, furthering research begun last summer when they mapped the Latino community from 1970 to 2010 and focused on how Mount Pleasant, Columbia Heights and Adams Morgan became the first Latino neighborhoods in the District of Columbia.
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Self Defense

D'Angelo Kinard will teach basic self-defense techniques to use in various situations.  Waiver required. Please see a library staff member for more information.
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Teen Movie at Tenley

Please join us at Tenley Library to watch a film chosen for teens, by teens. Please vote at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GRYKWX9 by July 21 to have a say in what we see.   Ages 13-19. Part of the DC Public Library Summer Reading Program
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BARS is a workshop for youth who enjoy rapping, spoken word and beats. Teens will study songs by artists like Kendrick Lamar and Lauryn Hill, discuss writings by Tupac Shakur and Mumia Abu Jamal (among others) and record posse cuts and individual songs that correspond with what they have read. For teens, ages 13-19.