Know Your Neighborhood
Know Your Neighborhood is an ongoing series of programs exploring the history of D.C. neighborhoods, a collaboration between DC Public Library's Washingtoniana Division and neighborhood libraries. Each season a different branch will host a series of programs, highlighting the communities it serves.
Coming in Spring 2013 to Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library:
Mary Henderson and the Making of Meridian Hill
A Lecture by Kim Prothro Williams
Wednesday, March 20 at 6:30 p.m.
The Rise and Fall and Rise of Columbia Heights
A Lecture by Brian Kraft
Wednesday, April 3 at 6:30 p.m.
Preserving Community Stories
An Oral History Workshop with Kelly Navies
Saturday, April 13 at 2:00 p.m.
Historic Bridges of Rock Creek Park
A Lecture by John DeFerrari
Wednesday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant: An Historical Overview
A Lecture by Mara Cherkasky
Saturday, April 20 at 2:00 p.m.
Researching your House History
A Workshop with Washingtoniana Staff
Monday, May 6 at 6:30 p.m.
Walking Tour of Mt. Pleasant
With Historian Mara Cherkasky
Saturday, May 11 at 2:00 p.m.
Adams Morgan: A Story of Diversity and Change
A Lecture by Olivia Cadaval
Wednesday, May 15 at 6:30 p.m.
The spring series will focus on neighborhoods around the Mount Pleasant Neighborhood Library - check here for future programs in other neighborhoods of the District!