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.  
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Library Takeout at the Words, Beats & Life "Phife is Living" Park Jam

Visit DCPL's UNI (our mobile library bookshelf) at this year's Words, Beats & Life "Phife Is Living" Park Jam. In addition to great local music, vendors and activities (like graffiti, skate demos and bike repairs), your neighborhood librarians will be available to check out books, sign you up for a library card, and give you the dish on Summer Reading.
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Crossing the Line - Film Screening

To celebrate this year's Summer Reading Program and its theme of "Go for the Gold", please join us for a screening of "Crossing the Line: John Van Wisse".
Block Party

2nd Annual Summer Reading Block Party!

It's a block party of epic proportions! Join us for an afternoon celebrating your Summer Reading achievements! We'll have games, snacks, prizes, music, and more as we close out the summer!  Open to all ages! From 1 - 4 p.m. in front of the library on 7th Street NE.
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Library Takeout at ICEBERGS Late Night

Visit DC Public Library at the National Building Museum's ICEBERGS installation. Get a library card, check out and return materials, find out about upcoming events, and sign up for summer reading!
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Financial Aid and Pizza! Workshop with NextGenVest

Teens: Are You Prepared for Financial Aid Applications?NextGenVest Money Mentors are hosting free "Financial Aid + Pizza" Workshops (with pizza!) for parents and students across the country throughout the summer and into the fall, to help get prepared for the new changes to the financial aid application process for colleges this fall. These workshops cover: How to fill out the new 2016-2017 FAFSA Key Financial Aid Paperwork and Tax Forms