Join us for films about people who overcame extraordinary circumstances. We will show the movies in the large lower-level meeting room. All movies will start at 6 p.m., except Into the Wild, which will begin at 5 p.m.
We know you've been reading all summer long. Don't forget to collect your prizes!Prizes for 0-6 years old: 3 hours of reading -- Nightlight8 hours of reading -- BookPrizes for 6 years old:3 hours of reading -- Book light8 hours of reading -- Enter raffle to win e-readerStop in today and get your prize in the Children's Room at the desk.
Non-fiction readers will delight in David Brooks's wit and insight this month when we read and talk about The Social Animal.We will meet on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
The Children’s Room will take a break from programming from Sept. 1- 15 to make the transition from summer to fall programming. This will allow us to meet with educators, parents and students to redesign and fine-tune needs for all ages.We look forward to providing fresh, new programming for the coming school year.
The “A Book That Shaped Me” Summer Writing Contest encourages rising fifth- and sixth-graders to reflect on a book that has made a personal impact on their lives. Top winners will be honored at the Library of Congress National Book Festival in September on the National Mall.Who can participate?
Come explore our new World Language materials, including Spanish, French, Chinese, Arabic and more.Our collection includes materials with parallel translations and DVDs that teach world languages.Practice or learn a new language, or share a story in your home language.