“Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.”-- Nicole Krauss, The History of Love Need a literary take on love to counterbalance the cheesy Valentines Day merchandise that is (already!) filling the stores?
Take the time to learn more about African-American history in February. We will show four films that explore black history. Of these films, two are based on real historical events. The other two films are drawn from works of literature.All films are shown in the large lower-level conference room. The screenings are free and open to the public. Reservations are not required.
We are offering all sorts of story times for all your little ones in the new year. Take a look at all of our offerings and pick the ones that are the best fit for your young ones and your schedule.Mondays
Karen Silverman will lead this helpful and stimulating workshop offering effective techniques to find inner peace. She is a long-time meditator and licensed massage therapist.Join us on Thursday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m.
If you received an e-reader or tablet for the holidays, we have great news for you — you can download library books on to it for free! The process can be a little confusing for beginners, so we are setting aside the entire first Saturday of 2013 to walk you through checking out and downloading library e-books and other digital materials, plus to answer any questions you may have about digital library lending.
Join our monthly writing workshop. We meet on the last Tuesday of every month from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Ginger Ingalls, published author and poet, will lead the workshop, teaching techniques to find the flow of words within you.
Want to download your favorite songs without violating copyright? DC Public Library can help.Drop by our Freegal Workshop on Saturday, Jan. 5 between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. We will show you, one-on-one, how to download songs from Freegal on the DC Public Library website.
The Chinese New Year in 2013 is celebrated on Feb. 10. It is the Year of the Snake.The Paper Craft Club will make simple paper snakes to welcome the new year. Please join us on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. for a free craft activity.All ages and skill levels are welcome and the library will provide the materials.