Musicians - they make great music and write powerful lyrics. Ever wonder if it’s because of reading striking and influential books? We asked the bands playing the April 2 Library Basement Show:
What book changed your life after you read it?
Listen to music newly added to National Recording Registry
The Library of Congress and Librarian of Congress James H. Billington added a number of new recordings to the National Recording Registry.
Every year, the Librarian of Congress is charged with picking 25 recordings that are "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."
Games galore for teens with Xbox 360 Kinect, Wii and More
Like playing video or board games? We’ve got you covered.
Come to Games Galore on Saturday, March 28 at 3:30 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, Room 215, and get gaming!
We will be playing Xbox 360 Kinect, Wii, and board games. We also have some cutting-edge equipment from the AbleGamers Foundation that helps broaden access to video games to enable gamers of all physical and visual abilities.
This event is for teens ages 13-19.
Join author Garrett Peck as he details the definitive account of Walt Whitman's decade in the nation's capital.
We'll meet Thursday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m. on the third floor in Washingtoniana.
For more information, please call 202-727-1213 or email email@example.com.
Are you interested in a rich tradition of standard classical church music, music of African American composers and heritage music? If so, you do not want to miss a free concert by The Morehouse College Glee Club, one of the nation's oldest all-male collegiate glee clubs.
On Friday, March 18, beginning at 12 p.m., the official choral group of Morehouse College will perform at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library.
Join us in celebrating Women's History Month, and win fantastic prizes!
Every Monday in March, a new trivia question will be posted on Twitter (@dcpl) and Facebook. Respond by Friday with the correct answer using #herstoryDCPL, and get entered to win a different prize each week! We'll reveal the correct answer at the end of the week.
Who's up for a little romance?
Picture this: A handsome, successful lawyer, living the high life in Boston, gives it all up for a houseboat in Kentucky only to be sucked back into his old life by a love interest from past.
Are you hooked yet?