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Silent Reading Party

Silent Reading Party

Monday, June 12, 2017, 6:00 pm

Looking for a little peace and quiet? There is a growing movement of quiet reading groups here in DC and around the country. Grab a book and a cup of tea and join us for some quiet reading time at the end of your day. Make the world a little quieter and a little bigger. We will meet monthly at Capital Teas at 718 8th St. SE. All are welcome. 
Capitol Hill Arts Workshop

World Building - A Summer Reading Writing Workshop

Monday, June 12, 2017, 6:30 pm

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.
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Capitol Hill Reads - The Book of Harlan by Bernice McFadden

Thursday, June 15, 2017, 6:30 pm

June's title is The Book of Harlan by Bernice McFadden. During World War II and based on exhaustive research and told in    McFadden’s mesmeric prose, The Book of Harlan skillfully blends the stories of McFadden’s familial ancestors with those of real and imagined characters.
Coffee and Conversation

Coffee and Conversation

Friday, June 16, 2017, 11:30 am

Stop by the library each month for coffee and discussion about things that matter to you. Over coffee and snacks, we will share what’s on our minds, keep each other informed about what’s happening in the neighborhood, and make new connections. All are welcome!
Job Seekers

Job Seekers Drop-In

Monday, June 19, 2017, 2:00 pm

Looking for a job? Staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities including: Resume review Creation of an email address Online applications Online job searches

Introduction to Tabletop Roleplaying Games

Monday, June 19, 2017, 4:00 pm

Explore your imagination with other adventurers and Labyrinth Games & Puzzles to make the world a better place in this two-hour workshop! Journey back and forth through time, discovering the consequences and future of your creations.
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Author Roxane Gay @ All Souls Church

Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 6:30 pm

Author Roxane Gay will be in conversation with Alicia Montgomery, editorial director, WAMU. Join DC Public Library for a night of insight and discussion with this prolific author and modern female voice.
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Teen Anime Club

Do you love anime?  Are you always looking for a new anime series to get into?  Are you interested in anime and don't know where to start?  Try Teen Anime Club! We vote and watch on 2 episodes of anime and then talk about it! We also discuss and share manga that we're currently reading.  Teen Anime Club takes place from 4-5 p.m. in the Southeast Meeting Room.  Recommended for ages 12-19
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Southeast Book Club

Thursday, June 22, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join us this summer to discuss great recent books. We meet in the lower level meeting room of the Southeast Library and books are available upstairs at the information desk. All readers are welcome.  June 22 at 7 p.m.: Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff

​123 Andrés

Friday, June 23, 2017, 10:00 am

123 Andrés takes children and adults on a musical journey through the Americas learning about music, language and culture. The program is bilingual (Spanish and English) and brings the family together with opportunities to move, sing, dance and learn!