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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Writopia logo

Fiction & Fun!

West End Library

2:30 p.m.
Attention young writers! Work with published writers and produced playwrights from Writopia to create your own story.

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 14, 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. 
Lightshow

Circuits, Switches, and Lights!

Takoma Park Library

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

Pneumatic Kinetic Art!

Rosedale Library

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

Monday, July 17, 2017

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All About Water

Northwest One Library

10:30 a.m.
You are what you drink. Let DC Water show you how to get involved in your community and build a better world.

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 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. 
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Dojo Comedy: The Joy of Improv

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Learn about improv comedy with Dojo Comedy. Cooperate with others to stage funny scenes and scenarios.

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 19, 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. 
https://catalog.dclibrary.org/client/en_US/dcpl/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:919058/ada?qu=roger+is+reading+a+book

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
3D Printed Keychain example

Open Your World in 3-D

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Use Fab Lab 3-D printers to customize and build your own keychain in this two-hour workshop. Maximum 8 participants per session. Space is limited due to the hands-on nature of the class, so please register at bit.ly/labsclasses to reserve your spot.  
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.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

iMovie Flickr

iMovie

Rosedale Library

4:30 p.m.
Love movies? What to be the director? Learn video production techniques from the Fab Lab staff in this 90-minute session.   There is a maximum of 6 participants per session.   Click the link to register online!  

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 21, 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, 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. 
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.

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.   
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.

Wednesday, July 26, 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. 
https://catalog.dclibrary.org/client/en_US/dcpl/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:919058/ada?qu=roger+is+reading+a+book

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
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!