Check out some new items for our sheet music collection!
Raise your hand if you know it's possible to check out sheet music from the DC Public Library! This week we have received freshly cataloged music for voice and piano. Some worthy titles include:
Neil Young’sFork in the Road for voice, piano and guitar.
Do you know if you have cousins? Do you have aunts and uncles that live far away? Do your parents remember their grandparents? Learning about your family is called genealogy. Take time to ask questions and start to track your own family tree!
Want to read more about families? Check out these titles:
Get your National Novel Writing Month off to a good start
Cross this one off your list: Get ready for National Novel Writing Month in November. Join other aspiring writers on Nov. 4, at 6 p.m. in the Digital Commons, as we begin stacking pages of our manuscripts.
You can do this, and you are not alone!
(Drop by after you vote, or vote in the Great Hall.)
Visit dclibrary.org/nanowrimo for more information about writing events at your favorite downtown library.
This two-day event will be held on Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25.
All DC Schools - DCPS, Charter, & Non-publics - serving DC students with IEPs, 504 Plans, and disabilities are invited to bring their students to prepare for the future and prepare for a successful transition into employment, post-secondary education, and independence.
On Friday, Oct. 24, activities scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. include:
Performing arts session with music and dance
I've never been a big horror fan.
Horror movies? No thanks. Haunted houses? Yeah right. Ghost tours of abandonded anythings. That's cute. Japanese Horror Movies? 100 percent never no way. Scary stories? Yes, OK, sounds great, sign me up.
Episode 9: Paul is Undead: A British Zombie Invasion
This episode is for the zombie-lovers! Peter and TaChalla were in disagreement on this episode's pick, so they invited zombie specialist, Professor Undead, to discuss Paul is Undead: The British Zombie Invasionby Alan Goldsher. They may need another opinion on this.
DC Public Library's NEW web portal to materials from Special Collections
Dig DC is DC Public Library's NEW web portal to digitized and born-digital materials from the Library’s Special Collections. The web portal will make it much easier for D.C. residents to access all the amazing archives and resources that we have at the MLK Library: From ephemera that will be digitally preserved to priceless photographs to some of our amazing maps of D.C., there's a ton of great stuff to explore.