The Briefcase of Juris P. Prudence

Juris Prudence and the Law

Youth and teenagers: join us for a discussion with attorney Jessica Childress about the different types of lawyers and how to prepare early for a career in law. Please contact with any questions.
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Jazz in the Basement :: Sarah & Fred Hughes

Jazz in the Basement at The Goethe Institut Washington presents father/daughter duo Fred (piano) and Sarah (saxophone) Hughes. Join us for a lovely afternoon of local jazz, plus conversation with the artists.  Thank you to volunteer organizers, Bertrand Uberall and John Cook.  Goethe Institut  1990 K St. NW (enter on the 20th St. entrance)  FREE || All Ages   

Kids' Club: Escape to a Better World! (**A School-Age Program**)

Inspired by video game escape-the-room adventures, escape rooms are timed, theme adventures in which players are given a plot or scenario in which they must solve a series of puzzles, riddles and/or problem sets using clues and strategy to complete the objectives and "escape" the room they're in.
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The End of Summer Reading Party

Come celebrate the end of Summer Reading with crafts, games, and refreshments. If you have read more hours than Georgetown Children's Staff, you have the chance to pelt a Librarian with a water balloon (or in the case of Ms. Jess - silly string). 
Mad Science

Mad Science: Up, Up, and Away!

This interactive program introduces children to the principles of air and pressure. Hot air balloons, vortex generators and even a hovercraft help children understand the power of air. Ages 8 and up.
Mad Science

Mad Science: Spin, Pop, Boom

The audience will be amazed when the Mad Scientist is able to defy gravity in this energetic and spectacular special event.  Foaming cups and steaming chemical reactions will introduce children to a world of exciting chemistry. Ages 6 and up. 
Meche Korrect

Fringe Music in the Library :: Meche Korrect

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.
Maker Robot

Maker Generation presents Robots!!

Children ages 6-12 will have a blast experimenting with basic robotics.  Children 8 and under with an adult please.  
All About Japan in the DC Public Library catalog


Come learn about Japanese culture and language! Japan-in-a-Suitcase brings traditional toys, clothing, school items, and crafts to encourage a deeper understanding and awareness of Japan and Japanese culture. Presented by the Japan America Society of Washington, D.C.  For children ages 5 and older. Children younger than 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Groups of 8 or more should call to assure space. Questions? Call 202-727-0971.
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Trash Free DC

Are we drinking our bath water?! Did you know that 80% of the people in the region get their drinking water from the Potomac River? This means that the yucky litter found in our watershed is in the same water that eventually comes out of your faucet. For instance, in April 2010, a cleanup of the Potomac River found*: 503,800 pounds of trash 21,597 plastic bags 14,802 cigarette butts