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Saturday, July 22, 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.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

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

Mega Makers

Petworth Library

1 p.m.
Kids & teens ages 9-15 are invited to build, upcycle, tinker, experiment, and collaborate with us! Drop in for just one program, or join us for a new project each Monday and Wednesday from July 3 to July 26. Have a group of 6 or more? Please call ahead to make arrangements; supplies are limited. 

Murals, Music & Makers

Deanwood Library

4 p.m.
Words Beats & Life encourages creativity and fosters production techniques utilizing the cultural heritage of Washington, D.C. Teens will create murals with multi-color stencils on parachute cloth, wheat paste their creations on temporary walls throughout the city, plus learn about digital music production with DJ mash-up instruction, all while utilizing inspiration from the likes of Langston Hughes, Marvin Gaye, Bad Brains, Wale and other artistic DC legends.     

Tuesday, July 25, 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. 

Mega Maker

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2 to 3:30 p.m.   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.   For more info, visit dclibrary.org/makermonth.  
Futuremakers logo

Pneumatic Kinetic Art!

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Bring art to life with FutureMakers. Explore how air pressure can be used to make your art move.
3D Print Robot

Instant 3D Prints!

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4:30 p.m.
Design and make a robot face with FutureMakers. For ages 13-19.

Murals, Music & Makers

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4:30 p.m.
Words Beats & Life encourages creativity and fosters production techniques utilizing the cultural heritage of Washington, D.C. Teens will create murals with multi-color stencils on parachute cloth, wheat paste their creations on temporary walls throughout the city, plus learn about digital music production with DJ mash-up instruction, all while utilizing inspiration from the likes of Langston Hughes, Marvin Gaye, Bad Brains, Wale and other artistic DC legends.   

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

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Build a Better World

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

1 p.m.
Build a Better World! One Book at a Time!   Come out and learn some basic techniques that will increase your knowledge of reading to young scholars. Pass on the gift of reading and share some great books in the process. We are looking forward to meeting you!   This program is free and open to the public

Mega Makers

Petworth Library

1 p.m.
Kids & teens ages 9-15 are invited to build, upcycle, tinker, experiment, and collaborate with us! Drop in for just one program, or join us for a new project each Monday and Wednesday from July 3 to July 26. Have a group of 6 or more? Please call ahead to make arrangements; supplies are limited. 

Mega Maker

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2 to 3:30 p.m.   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.   For more info, visit dclibrary.org/makermonth.  
Totes

Totally Totes!

Lamond-Riggs Library

3:30 p.m.
In this three-week series, learn the basics of sewing from Fab Lab staff. Create your own tote bag, using old T-shirts. Bring your own shirt or use one of ours. Participants must come back for each session in this three-week class to finish their tote.   Space is limited due to the hands-on nature of the class, so please register at bit.ly/labsclasses to reserve your spot.
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

3D Print Robot

Instant 3D Prints!

Anacostia Library

2 p.m.
Design and make a robot face with FutureMakers.

Mega Maker

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Maker Month is here!   From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2 to 3:30 p.m.   Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun. No registration necessary.   For more info, visit dclibrary.org/makermonth.  
Futuremakers logo

Pneumatic Kinetic Art!

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

4:30 p.m.
Bring art to life with FutureMakers. Explore how air pressure can be used to make your art move.

Murals, Music & Makers

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

5 p.m.
Words Beats & Life encourages creativity and fosters production techniques utilizing the cultural heritage of Washington, D.C. Teens will create murals with multi-color stencils on parachute cloth, wheat paste their creations on temporary walls throughout the city, plus learn about digital music production with DJ mash-up instruction, all while utilizing inspiration from the likes of Langston Hughes, Marvin Gaye, Bad Brains, Wale and other artistic DC legends.   

Friday, July 28, 2017

Games

Fun Fridays

Rosedale Library

1 p.m.
Children and teens can enjoy board games, movies, and playing on the Wii each Friday afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m. throughout the summer. 

Tuesday, Aug. 1, 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. 
Lightshow

Circuits, Switches, and Lights!

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Create a light show you can carry in your pocket! Design and create a breadboard-based circuit with FutureMakers.

Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017

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Build a Better World

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

1 p.m.
Build a Better World! One Book at a Time!   Come out and learn some basic techniques that will increase your knowledge of reading to young scholars. Pass on the gift of reading and share some great books in the process. We are looking forward to meeting you!   This program is free and open to the public
Futuremakers logo

Pneumatic Kinetic Art!

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

1:30 p.m.
Bring art to life with FutureMakers. Explore how air pressure can be used to make your art move.

Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017

Laser cut diamond shapes

Laser-cut Fun

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

4 p.m.
Build and decorate your own keepsake box, using laser-cut cardboard pieces. Customize your own pieces online for cutting and building with the Fab Lab. For ages 13-19.
Totes

Totally Totes!

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4:30 p.m.
In this three-week series, learn the basics of sewing from Fab Lab staff. Create your own tote bag, using old T-shirts. Bring your own shirt or use one of ours. Participants must come back for each session in this three-week class to finish their tote.   Space is limited due to the hands-on nature of the class, so please register at bit.ly/labsclasses to reserve your spot.  

Friday, Aug. 4, 2017

Games

Fun Fridays

Rosedale Library

1 p.m.
Children and teens can enjoy board games, movies, and playing on the Wii each Friday afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m. throughout the summer. 

Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017

zines

DC Conspiracy: Build a Better World Inhabitant

Tenley-Friendship Library

1 p.m.
Create a zine and 3D print your own hero by building a better world with DC Conspiracy in this two hour workshop.  
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.
Futuremakers logo

Pneumatic Kinetic Art!

Lamond-Riggs Library

2 p.m.
Bring art to life with FutureMakers. Explore how air pressure can be used to make your art move.
Meche Korrect

Fringe Music in the Library :: Meche Korrect

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

2:30 p.m.
Meche Korrect is a performance artist, freelance writer, and educator from Washington D.C. whose work looks to inspire all ages and generations. A lover of art and travel, she currently splits her time between the D.M.V and Ghana.