Audience members will be treated to four short films from 2014 about the world all around. FINconceivable, Lucky Ducklings (Washington, D.C. premiere), The Marvelous Musical Report of the Marine National Monuments and Me...Jane are sure to delight.
April is National Poetry Month.
Louder Than A Library is a Poetry Partnership with The Louder Than a Bomb-DMV Teen Poetry Slam Festival.
Events will be throughout the month of April and will include teen poetry workshops and open mics. Teens will learn techniques on how to enhance their creative writing at the beginning of the month, and then get opportunities to show off their work at the end of the month.
Can't make the White House festivities on April 6?
Join in the fun of an outdoor egg hunt with stories to follow, picnic style.
Egg baskets will be provided, but feel free to bring your own. The egg hunt begins promptly at 10:30 and lasts until all eggs are collected.
See you there!
Ages 8 and younger.
Join us in celebrating Women's History Month, and win fantastic prizes!
Every Monday in March, a new trivia question will be posted on Twitter (@dcpl) and Facebook. Respond by Friday with the correct answer using #herstoryDCPL, and get entered to win a different prize each week! We'll reveal the correct answer at the end of the week.
For my baseball lovers, come watch 42: The Jackie Robinson Story.
In 1946, Branch Rickey, owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers, took a stand against Major League Baseball's infamous color line when he signed Jackie Robinson to the team.
Sunday, Feb. 15, 3-5 p.m.
For ages 13-19.
The Jackson Family Art Show celebrates three generations of greatness in art. The family will visit libraries accross the District to celebrate Black History Month with exhibits and hands-on art demonstrations. The show will visit:
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library on Feb. 5, 6 p.m.
Rosedale Library on Feb. 17, 6:30 p.m.
Parklands-Turner Library on Feb. 21, 2 p.m.
Come watch the Spike Lee Movie Malcolm X, starring Denzel Washington.
Malcolm X was a man who rose up from the dregs of society, spent time in jail reeducated himself and through spiritual enlightment,
rose to the top.
Join us Thursday, Jan. 29 at 4 p.m.For ages 13-19.