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Chuck Brown Day

Library Takeout at The 2nd Annual Chuck Brown Day & Book Bag Giveaway

Join DCPL staff at the 2nd Annual Chuck Brown Celebration and Book Bag Giveaway with the Chuck Brown Band, Plunky & Oneness and Secret Society. Visit the UNI, our mobile library bookshelf, to check out a book, learn about The Labs,

My School DC Application Clinic

Parents and caregivers, join representatives from My School DC at the Deanwood Library on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 to receive assistance in filling your common lottery application for the 2017-18 school year. If you have a child entering grades PK3-12, My School DC can give you all the information you need to help you make the best school choice for your family.
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Teatro de la Luna Presents: Drop in, Not Out!

In the spirit of Hispanic Heritage Month, we have invited the Teatro de la Luna Theater company to the Francis Gregory Library to perform their new play:  “Aprendiendo Juntos”/Drop In, Not Out
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Back to School Acorn Craft

Join us for acorn crafting.  You bring the acorns, we'll provide fun!  Ages 6-12 are welcome. 
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Educator Open House

Attention educators! Join us for an afternoon of snacks, prizes and conversation. Find out about educator’s cards, school visits, databases and more! We will also be answering questions about the services that the Cleveland Park Interim Library can provide for educators and students, The Cleveland Park Interim Library is scheduled to open October 31, 2016 at 4340 Connecticut Avenue, N.W. (UDC Law School building).    
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Back to School Crafts

Come to the library to make and decorate your own school supplies. Craft supplies provided.  Ages 5+
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Educators' Back to School Night

Stop in and meet your partners in literacy and become familiar with your neighborhood library and the many resources it has to offer. We will offer information on how to arrange class visits, literacy initiatives, and more. Parents are also welcome.  Remember,  parents and caregivers, you are your child’s first teacher.  Light refreshments will be served    
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Back to School Crafts

Come to the library and make your own school supplies. Craft supplies provided.  Ages 5+  
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Open House for Teachers!

Come to the Parklands-Turner Open House for Teachers on Thursday, August 18 from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. and learn the many ways that library staff can help make your school year easier and smoother! Find out about content-driven class visits, library excursions, databases (for both teachers and students), regular programs for children and families, research assistance, and other partnership possibilities.
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Summer Reading Wrap-Up Party/Back to School Celebration

It's time for summer reading wrap-up and to celebrate going back to school!  Come and have fun with special guest local artist Rajan Sedalia. He will be drawing caricatures for the children. We will have a games table, a crafts table, a Library Information table, and snacks. For all ages.