Neighborhood Library

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Family Films

Sunday, June 10, 2018, 2:00 pm

Wind down your weekend with a family friendly movie at Deanwood Library every Sunday at 2 p.m. Movies are open to all, and will be appropriate for all ages. Come and relax with the whole family.
Fort Read

Fort Read

Monday, June 11, 2018, 4:30 pm

Bring your pillows, blankets and a snack and curl up in the Deanwood reading tent. Every weekday this summer, report to Fort Read and listen to 20-30 minutes of an audiobook previously selected by our young library voters. We'll get through as many books as we can this summer so be sure to join us. This program is geared towards ages 6-12 and will feature longer children's novels.
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Going for Freedom: True Accounts of Flight in Verse

Thursday, June 14, 2018, 7:00 pm

In costume and using monologue and original poetry, Marcia E. Cole will recount dramatic and imaginative escapes on the Underground Railroad. Tales highlight the daring exhibited and the importance of collaboration with black and white sympathizers. This will be followed by a discussion on wardrobe—even clothes have history. Marcia E. Cole is a graduate of the University of the District of Columbia. She is passionate about literacy, history and all art forms and believes the arts are particularly effective as teaching tools. 

Coyaba Dance Theater

Monday, June 18, 2018, 2:00 pm

Experience the spirit of Africa with the Coyaba Dance Theater. Enjoy traditional West African dance and drumming while learning about the region’s history and culture. This family program is for children of all ages.
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123 Andrés

Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 10:30 am

Take a musical journey around the Americas with Latin Grammy-winning 123 Andrés and Christina. Their high-energy, bilingual Spanish program is full of movement, rhythm and fun. For children ages birth to 6 years old.