It appears that Kathy Williams's bridge-playing at the Francis A. Gregory Interim Library has paid off.Kathy, a novice bridge player and DCPL volunteer, won a novice game at the Washington Bridge Unit in Mount Rainer, Md. on Saturday, April 29.
Have you read a book that changed your life or made you remember the characters so well you wanted to "shout out" to the world?Well, this is your opportunity to express your feelings. Come to the DC Read-In and share your favorite book with others who love to read.The DC Read-In takes place on March 10, from 10 a.m. - noon.
The Library was burglarized and six Mac computers were stolen and three more were damaged. The Library is open but with a limited number of computers, and no printing is available. The Library was closed at the time of the burglary and there were no injuries. We expect to have computers replaced with PCs in the next couple of days. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Do you dread tax season? Does organizing papers and receipts seem insurmountable? On Wednesday, March 14, at 6:30 p.m., Judy Tiger, a professional organizer, will make a presentation on how to get organized and prepared to do taxes. In addition, she will provide helpful suggestions about getting your home organized and clutter free.
Please join us on Monday, February 13, at 6:30 p.m. for a Black History Month Program about Pre-Civil War free African-American women. The Female RE-Enactors of Distinction (FREED) will bring to life several African-American women who were free and independent before the Civil War.
Do you have a favorite African-American poet? Have you written a poem about some aspect of African-American history or culture?Please join us, and share a poem by or about African-Americans at the Black History Month Family Poetry Reading on Wednesday, February 15, from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m.
Why play Bridge? There are many social and intellectual benefits to playing Bridge. It improves memory and concentration. Playing Bridge helps to develop logic, judgement and analytical skills as well as the ability to develop and modify plans. Playing Bridge is also a great way to meet people.
Did you get a new digital gadget as a holiday gift? Would you like to learn how to download digital material from the District of Columbia Public Library catalog to your new device?Please join us Monday, January 23, at 7 p.m. to learn how to download electronic material to your computer, ereader and MP3 player.Please call 202-698-6373 for more information.