Labs at DC Public Library class offerings for aspiring writers
Maybe you've been working on your memoirs or a collection of self-help techniques? Perhaps you enjoy writing poetry and short stories? Considering publishing your writing from NaNoWriMo?
If any of these ideas strike a chord with you then you should definitely come visit the Digital Commons.
Please join us in the Black Studies Center for a special showing of the documentary A Place of Rage.
This 1991 documentary highlights the life and work of Black feminist activist and writer, June Jordan and legendary scholar and activist, Angela Davis. Also features interviews with Alice Walker.
We'll meet in Room 316.
Join us for a special panel discussion on the importance of collecting LGBTQ materials and the preservation of LGBTQ history and memory.
Our panel will consist of a variety of specialists who focus on different aspects of LGBTQ history:
Derek Gray, Archivist in Special Collections, DC Public Library
These charming picture books for children feature a wide variety of pets: dogs, a rabbit, a snake, a sloth, a horse, a bird, a woolly mammoth, a saber-toothed tiger, and a dodo bird. The books also deal with following aspects of pet ownership: picking out a pet, taking good care of your pet, being aware of what your pet needs, and becoming a responsible pet owner.
A weekly film series for adults at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A-5
Don't miss these Tuesday Night Movies!
Crazy comedy with Will Ferrell enlisting Kevin Hart’s help as he prepares to serve a prison sentence. Directed by Etan Cohen.
100 minutes. 2015. R.
A programmer wins a competition; the prize…interaction with a beautiful artificial woman! Written and directed by Alex Garland.
108 minutes. 2015. R
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns [Parts 1 & 2]
Did you know that the MLK Jr. Memorial Library has a large collection of sheet music, instrumental instruction books, vocal scores for opera and musical theater, chamber music and miniature scores? There are thousands of scores including classical music, jazz, pop, gospel, and folk songs, just to name a few.
While there are lots of picture books - both fiction and nonfiction - that teach children the ABCs, 123s, or valuable life lessons, here are some picture books that do nothing of the sort. They're just silly books that will make you and your little ones laugh so hard, your ribs will hurt. Many of them are genuinely clever, and others are just goofy.