This year was a bumper crop of stellar cookbooks. I’ve put together a brief list of some of my favorites and, of course, my biases come through.I love ethnic food and I’m becoming more and more fascinated with inventive and imaginative vegetarian cuisine. Below are six of the best cookbooks that were published in 2013.
Intergenerational Stories of Civil and Human Rights
On Jan. 16 at 6 p.m., we present All Together Now: Intergenerational Stories of Civil and Human Rights, a collaboration between Special Collections' Washingtoniana Department and the Center for Digital Storytelling.
The Special Collections Department of the DC Public Library is delighted to unveil a new exhibit, "Haunted Houses of Washington." Selected images from the Washington Star and Washington Historic Image photograph collections, news articles from local papers, and ephemera from the vertical files will be on display in the Washingtoniana Room (307) through February.
Library staff read Dr. King's 'Letter from the Birmingham Jail'
Celebrate King Week by meditating on the words of Dr. King!On Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Great Hall, a diverse group of DC Public Library staff will breathe life into Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s beloved "Letter from the Birmingham Jail" with a live staged reading.
Ring in 2014 in your own quirky style by checking out the unique celebrations listed below. Check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information: Jan. 1 – Bonza Bottler Day Jan. 1 – New Year’s Dishonor ListJan. 1 – Z Day
Community celebration of the 122nd anniversary of the birth of novelist Zora Neale Hurston
Join us in the Great Hall for a celebration of the 122nd anniversary of the birth of novelist Zora Neale Hurston!On Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 6:30 pm, The Hurston/Wright Foundation will present a program that features writers, scholars and members of the community, including E. Ethelbert Miller, Courtland Milloy and A'Lelia Bundles, reading excerpts from their favorite Hurston work.
Come into the Digital Commons to meet one of our newest devices - the Espresso Book Machine. No, this machine won't be able to make you a steaming shot of espresso, but it can print paperback books on-demand!