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Congratulations to Gregory Robinson - Winner of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest

The Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library would like to congratulate Gregory Robinson who was First Runner Up in the Music Category of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest! His piece is titled Community Change. He said about the piece: "This is my song I made about my community when I was 11 years old." Read the lyrics of his rap below!

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Congratulations to Kashvi Ramani - Winner of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest

The Palisades Library would like to congratulate Kashvi Ramani who won first place in the Music Category of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest! Her piece is titled Alone Together. She said about the piece:

Congratulations to Sylva Murtinova - Winner of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest

The Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library would like to congratulate Sylva Murtinova who won first place in the Photography Category of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest! Her photo series is called Detroit. This is Sylva's second Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest award. She was also honored last year when she was First Runner Up in the Photography Category. She said about the series:

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Congratulations to Sarone Terefe - Winner of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest

The Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library would like to congratulate Sarone Terefe who was the First Runner Up in both the Illustration AND in the Photography Category of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest! Learn more about her winning pieces below! Hidden ADHD

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Congratulations to Jessica Delgado - Winner of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest

The Petworth Library would like to congratulate Jessica Delgado who won first place in the Illustration Category of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest! She wrote about her piece:

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Congratulations to Zahkura Eastman - Winner of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest

The Anacostia Library would like to congratulate Zahkura Eastman who was the First Runner Up in the Writing Category of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest! Her piece is titled Even Though They Get It Done She said about the piece: "My piece is about the ending of a cycle of hate. It is about the pain of being a man and woman growing up where we may live. It's more of a spoken word kind of piece but still is a poem nonetheless."  Read the piece below!

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Congratulations to Shirley Liu - Winner of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest

The Francis A. Gregory Library would like to congratulate Shirley Liu who won first place in the Writing Category of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest! Her piece is titled 黄 (Yellow). She said about the piece:

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Scholar's Mate

Anacostia Library invites you to join us on the Plaza for Scholar's Mate, a fun outdoor activity where we will teach the basics of Chess along practice matches on Thursday July 1, 2021 at 4:00 pm. This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services [LS-246526-OLS-20]. Add to Calendar

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Summer At Capitol View

Throughout the summer, join us every Thursday at 4 p.m. outside and in front of the library for fun activities, programming, library resources and more! While all of our outdoor activities are open to all ages, weekly programming will rotate through Adult, Teen, and Children / Family-centered events.  Find the summer lineup below: 

Friends of Woodridge Library Book Sale

Celebrate 125 Years of DC Public Library

Join the Celebration at Woodridge Neighborhood Library

Join us on Thursday, June 3 as we celebrate the 125th Anniversary of DC Public Library!

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