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Monday, June 26, 2017

Marvin Jones photo

Dunbar High School's Classic Age 1870-1957

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

6:30 p.m.
Please join us for the documentary screening of "Dunbar High School's Classic Age: 1870-1957," the story of the first public high school for African-Americans in Washington, D.C.  A discussion will follow with local film producer Marvin T. Jones.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Discover Chinatown Parks

Discover Chinatown Parks

Library Takeout

10:30 a.m.
Due to extreme heat, Kids Storytime has been cancelled on Tuesday, June 13. The Gerald Anderson author talk will take place at the 6th & I Synagogue (600 I St. NW) at 12:30 pm.  Join library staff at DowntownDC BID's Chinatown Parks afternoon activation on Tuesdays from May through September. Chinatown Parks are located at 5th and Massachusetts Ave. NW. 
Labyrinth

Explore Cooperative Board Games

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

6:30 p.m.
Cooperate or die! Play Pandemic, Forbidden Island or Race to Treasure with Labyrinth Games & Puzzles in this 90-minute workshop.  This program is free and open to the public.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Julia Childs Kitchen at the Smithonian Museum

In Julia's Kitchen - Author Talk with Pamela Heyne

Parklands-Turner Library

7 p.m.
Bon Appetit! Author and Maryland architect Pamela Heyne AIA, will visit the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library on Thursday, June 29 at 7 p.m. to present a program on her 1989 interview with Julia Child about kitchen design, entertaining and US culture.  Ms. Heyne has published several design books and has appeared on the Discovery Channel, been interviewed by the BBC, and lectured internationally.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

In Julia's Kitchen

In Julia's Kitchen: Practical and Convivial Kitchen Design Inspired by Julia Child

Southwest Library

6:30 p.m.
Listen to author Pamela Heyne discuss how Julia Child's kitchen design and practices influence the modern home.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Adult Coloring

Peace & Quiet & Coloring Books: Adult Coloring

Francis A. Gregory Library

1:30 p.m.
Feeling stressed? Looking for an outing and an outlet? Then join us every other Saturday beginning on May 13, 2017 for some peace and quiet AND coloring books when we practice coloring inside the lines while we unwind.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop

World Building - A Summer Reading Writing Workshop

Tenley-Friendship Library

6:30 p.m.
The theme for Summer Reading this year is "Building a Better World." What better way to build a better world than to write one! Some of our favorite books are great because of the universe that the writer creates on the page, taking readers to places we've never been before.
The Path Between the Seas

History Book Club

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
Join our monthly History Book Club as we "build a better world" for our summer reading program. We'll be discussing The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914 by David McCullough.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Discover Chinatown Parks

Discover Chinatown Parks

Library Takeout

10:30 a.m.
Due to extreme heat, Kids Storytime has been cancelled on Tuesday, June 13. The Gerald Anderson author talk will take place at the 6th & I Synagogue (600 I St. NW) at 12:30 pm.  Join library staff at DowntownDC BID's Chinatown Parks afternoon activation on Tuesdays from May through September. Chinatown Parks are located at 5th and Massachusetts Ave. NW. 
book

Build Your Memories, One Page at a Time!

Francis A. Gregory Library

1:30 p.m.
Join us for a special arts & crafts event where participants will use a recycled book's pages to craft, create, and store their most precious memories! For more information, please call 202-698-6373.    
Labyrinth

Explore Cooperative Board Games

Northwest One Library

6:30 p.m.
Cooperate or die! Play Pandemic, Forbidden Island or Race to Treasure with Labyrinth Games & Puzzles in this 90-minute workshop.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

In Julia's Kitchen

In Julia's Kitchen: Practical and Convivial Kitchen Design Inspired by Julia Child

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

6:30 p.m.
Listen to author Pamela Heyne discuss how Julia Child's kitchen design and practices influence the modern home.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Discover Chinatown Parks

Discover Chinatown Parks

Library Takeout

10:30 a.m.
Due to extreme heat, Kids Storytime has been cancelled on Tuesday, June 13. The Gerald Anderson author talk will take place at the 6th & I Synagogue (600 I St. NW) at 12:30 pm.  Join library staff at DowntownDC BID's Chinatown Parks afternoon activation on Tuesdays from May through September. Chinatown Parks are located at 5th and Massachusetts Ave. NW. 
In Julia's Kitchen

In Julia's Kitchen: Practical and Convivial Kitchen Design Inspired by Julia Child

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

6:30 p.m.
Listen to author Pamela Heyne discuss how Julia Child's kitchen design and practices influence the modern home.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Mount Pleasant Photo Scavenger Hunt

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
The Mount Pleasant Photo Scavenger hunt will run July 20 to August 31. Learn neighborhood history, practice your photography skills, and have the chance to win great prizes all as you tromp the streets of Mount Pleasant to find neighborhood landmarks!

Mount Pleasant Photo Scavenger Hunt Kickoff

Mt. Pleasant Library

6:30 p.m.
The Mount Pleasant Photo Scavenger hunt will run July 20 to August 31. Learn neighborhood history, practice your photography skills, and have the chance to win great prizes all as you tromp the streets of Mount Pleasant to find neighborhood landmarks!
One Hundred Years of Solitude book cover

Georgetown Book Club

Georgetown Library

7:30 p.m.
Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Gabriel García Márquez's modern classic

Friday, July 21, 2017

Mount Pleasant Photo Scavenger Hunt

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
The Mount Pleasant Photo Scavenger hunt will run July 20 to August 31. Learn neighborhood history, practice your photography skills, and have the chance to win great prizes all as you tromp the streets of Mount Pleasant to find neighborhood landmarks!

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Mount Pleasant Photo Scavenger Hunt

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
The Mount Pleasant Photo Scavenger hunt will run July 20 to August 31. Learn neighborhood history, practice your photography skills, and have the chance to win great prizes all as you tromp the streets of Mount Pleasant to find neighborhood landmarks!
Adult Coloring

Peace & Quiet & Coloring Books: Adult Coloring

Francis A. Gregory Library

1:30 p.m.
Feeling stressed? Looking for an outing and an outlet? Then join us every other Saturday beginning on May 13, 2017 for some peace and quiet AND coloring books when we practice coloring inside the lines while we unwind.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Mount Pleasant Photo Scavenger Hunt

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
The Mount Pleasant Photo Scavenger hunt will run July 20 to August 31. Learn neighborhood history, practice your photography skills, and have the chance to win great prizes all as you tromp the streets of Mount Pleasant to find neighborhood landmarks!
Des Demonas

Fringe Music in the Library :: Des Demonas

Southwest Library

2:30 p.m.
Fringe Music in the Library presents local rockabilly punk legends, Des Demonas, for a free, outdoor concert.Jacky Cougar, vocals/percussion Swan Hicks, drumsMark Cisneros, guitarJoe H., bass Paul V., farfisa organ  

Monday, July 24, 2017

Mount Pleasant Photo Scavenger Hunt

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
The Mount Pleasant Photo Scavenger hunt will run July 20 to August 31. Learn neighborhood history, practice your photography skills, and have the chance to win great prizes all as you tromp the streets of Mount Pleasant to find neighborhood landmarks!

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Mount Pleasant Photo Scavenger Hunt

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
The Mount Pleasant Photo Scavenger hunt will run July 20 to August 31. Learn neighborhood history, practice your photography skills, and have the chance to win great prizes all as you tromp the streets of Mount Pleasant to find neighborhood landmarks!
Discover Chinatown Parks

Discover Chinatown Parks

Library Takeout

10:30 a.m.
Due to extreme heat, Kids Storytime has been cancelled on Tuesday, June 13. The Gerald Anderson author talk will take place at the 6th & I Synagogue (600 I St. NW) at 12:30 pm.  Join library staff at DowntownDC BID's Chinatown Parks afternoon activation on Tuesdays from May through September. Chinatown Parks are located at 5th and Massachusetts Ave. NW. 

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Mount Pleasant Photo Scavenger Hunt

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
The Mount Pleasant Photo Scavenger hunt will run July 20 to August 31. Learn neighborhood history, practice your photography skills, and have the chance to win great prizes all as you tromp the streets of Mount Pleasant to find neighborhood landmarks!
Harry Potter

Harry Potter 20 years later!

Chevy Chase Library

6 p.m.
Come celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone with: Trivia! A Sorting Hat ceremony! Crafts! And more… Come in costume as your favorite character! All Ages welcome!  

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Mount Pleasant Photo Scavenger Hunt

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
The Mount Pleasant Photo Scavenger hunt will run July 20 to August 31. Learn neighborhood history, practice your photography skills, and have the chance to win great prizes all as you tromp the streets of Mount Pleasant to find neighborhood landmarks!

Friday, July 28, 2017

Mount Pleasant Photo Scavenger Hunt

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
The Mount Pleasant Photo Scavenger hunt will run July 20 to August 31. Learn neighborhood history, practice your photography skills, and have the chance to win great prizes all as you tromp the streets of Mount Pleasant to find neighborhood landmarks!

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Mount Pleasant Photo Scavenger Hunt

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
The Mount Pleasant Photo Scavenger hunt will run July 20 to August 31. Learn neighborhood history, practice your photography skills, and have the chance to win great prizes all as you tromp the streets of Mount Pleasant to find neighborhood landmarks!