A Celebration of the U Street Oral History Project at Busboys and Poets
Please join us on Thursday, August 28 at 6:30 p.m. for a multimedia celebration of the U Street Oral History Project at Busboys and Poets on 14th and V St. NW. This event will feature live performances by theGreater U Street Jazz Collective, R & B guitarist Greg Gaskins and other artists.
presentsWyatt O'Brian EvansAn Evening with the author, entertainer and motivational speaker,a true Renaissance Man!Monday, August 4 at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A-5 for more information call 202-727-1291wyattevans.com facebook.com/wyattoevans
On Saturday, July 12, both children and adults celebrated Bastille Day at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. The first Bastille day occurred on July 14, 1789, when the Parisians stormed the Bastille, freed the prisoners, and took the building apart, stone by stone. This was the beginning of the French Revolution. Why did Parisians storm the Bastille? The Parisians stormed the Bastille because they were tired of the way that King Louis the 16th was running the country. The commoners were treated unfairly, and while the rich became richer, the poor could barely survive.
Four Nationals Players Swing by Four Neighborhood Libraries
Four members of the Washington Nationals team took a break from the diamond last Saturday, July 19 to visit four neighborhood libraries.The Anacostia, Deanwood, Mount Pleasant, and Tenley-Friendship Libraries hosted ballplayers
A year and a day ago, the DC Public Library opened the Digital Commons. Today, the 11,000 square-foot room is a popular place for entrepreneurs, start-up ventures, tech novices and students. Featuring 3-D printers, a book printing machine and more than 80 public computers, Digital Commons is a pace where the public can connect, collaborate, co-work and learn new technology for free.