Lamond-Riggs
Neighborhood Library

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Reading the World Book Club: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Monday, January 23, 2017, 7:00 pm

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi has been called one of the best books of 2016. Read this masterpiece and join the Reading the World Book Club discussion on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Ageless Yoga by Juliet Pegrum

Gentle Yoga for Adults

Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 7:00 pm

Starting Tuesday, January 10 and occurring weekly, there will be at 7 p.m. Gentle Yoga with practitioner Elizabeth Tseng. Please bring your own water, beach towel or mat. Ms.Tseng requests that the practice be done barefoot. You will need to sign a waiver in order to participate in the class.   This is a wonderful way to start the New Year by working out for strength, flexibility, and serenity. 
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time:

Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.  

Tax Assistance

Thursday, February 2, 2017, 1:00 pm

From February 1 through April 18, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2016 income tax filing.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit dclibrary.org/incometax.

Tax Assistance

Monday, February 6, 2017, 10:00 am

From February 1 through April 18, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2016 income tax filing.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit dclibrary.org/incometax.
Marcia E. Cole

Going for Freedom: True Accounts of Flight in Verse

Thursday, February 9, 2017, 7:00 pm

In costume and using monologue and original poetry, Marcia E. Cole will recount dramatic and imaginative escapes on the Underground Railroad. Tales highlight the daring exhibited and the importance of collaboration with black and white sympathizers. This will be followed by a discussion of the outfit worn for even clothes have history.
Jacob Lawrence

Picturing America Program: Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series

Saturday, February 11, 2017, 1:00 pm

Great art speaks powerfully, inspires fresh thinking, and connects us to our past. Picturing America, a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities, tells America’s story through its art in large reproductions of selected masterworks of American art​.   Celebrate Black History Month with us by exploring the Migration Series by Jacob Lawrence. We will discuss the masterwork together and its historical significance. An art and craft activity will follow the discussion. All ages are welcomed.