In honor of National Library Week (April 14-20), Francis Gregory Library invited a special guest, Janice Greene. Ms. Greene is a griot, or storyteller, who performs folk tales in the West African tradition.
DCPL has a large selection of lift-the-flap, touch-and-feel and pop-up books in our Toy and Movable Books collection. Many of these books are board books for younger children and available for check out. They are colorful, fun and stimulating for story time at the library or reading together at home.
Moses Jenkins was a superstar rapper until he was shot on the steps of his mother's house. Waking from the traumatic event as a slave in the antebellum South, Moses learns firsthand the accounts of his ancestors as he endures torture, isolation, and adversity.
Do you own a Kindle, Nook, or iPad? Did you know that you can download thousands of titles free of charge with just your DC Public Library card?Come to the library at noon on May 9 for a lunchtime workshop to explore our Digital Catalog, overflowing with fiction, nonfiction, audiobooks and videos, and get hands-on help with downloading content to your computer or e-reader.