Join us for a discussion of Tessa Harris's The Anatomist's Apprentice, on April 5. Set in 18th Century England, follow the twists and turns as Dr. Thomas Silkstone a Philadelphia anatomist, researches the death of Lady Lydia Farrell's brother.
Join us at 12 p.m. on Saturday March 10th for not one, but two fabulous puppet shows."A Bunny Shouldn't Ever Have a Fox for a Pet - A Cautionary Puppet Show," by David Greenfieldboyce. Greenfieldboyce is a puppeteer, former teacher and stay-at-home dad for his 20-month-old son. He’s also the same dynamo who organizes the Mount Pleasant Children’s Puppet Hour."Martina the Beautiful Cockroach" - A shadow puppet show based on the book by Carmen Agra Deedy, performed by our own children’s librarian and puppeteer, Patty Reeber.All ages.
As part of DC Read In, the National Capital Apple Macintosh Users Group (NCA-MUG) and Barnes & Noble will have representatives on hand to help you get started with free e-book downloads from the library's catalog. Bring your own device for one-on-one assistance.9:30 a.m. -- 12 p.m. Read Any Good e-Books Lately? Presented by the National Capital Apple Macintosh Users Group (NCA-MUG)12 p.m. -- 4 p.m. One-on-one Mac download assistance available from NCA-MUG members
On Saturday, March 10, join us from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. for a variety of events for all ages as members of the community demonstrate the various activities that take place at Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library. We will begin at noon in the first floor meeting room with shadow puppet plays for the younger children, proceeding to a lesson in Scottish dancing for all ages accompanied by readings of Robert Burns.
Learn about early Yiddish entertainment and how it developed in theater and film. Using clips from Yiddish classic films, Dr. Miriam Isaacs, affiliate faculty at the Jewish Studies Program, University of Maryland, will bring you to laughter and tears. She will present a selection of classic film clips and sound recordings.