Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Holidays Off the Beaten Path

Who needs Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving and Black Friday when there are plenty of other reasons to celebrate this month? Check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information: Nov. 1 – National Cook For Your Pets DayNov. 1 – National Family Literacy DayNov. 1 – National Novel Writing Month

Digital Nation

How technology shapes our lives

Firefox introduces a personal privacy gamechanger, allowing its users to spy on the cookie trackers:

New Books to Die For

Want a frightening read to keep you up all night this Halloween season? Luckily for you, many of this fall's hottest new books are totally terrifying!Check out one of these creepy titles that everyone has been talking about - you'll be sure to want to sleep with your lights on afterwards. 

Lou Reed Lives Forever!

Honoring Punk's Place in Fiction

Adaptive Services Children's Recommendation

'The Sound of Music'

Our October 2013 movie recommendation is Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music.

'Twelve Years A Slave'

In the canon of American Slave Narratives, we have a few staples, such as those of Frederick Douglass,

Digital Nation

How technology shapes our lives

The tablet makers face off with new devices in anticipation of holiday sales:

March on Washington 50th Anniversary Exhibit

The DC Public Library is pleased to announce the opening of the permanent exhibition, Its Fingers Were Crossed and Its Guard Was Up: Washington, DC Prepares for the March on Washington For Jobs and Freedom.”

'Fall of Five' by Pittacus Lore

In the fourth and most recent volume of the Lorien Legacies, The Fall of Five

'Bringing It All Back Home'

An Oral History of New York City's Vietnam Veterans

Bringing It All Back Home: An Oral History of New York City’s Vietnam Veterans examines the impact that the Vietnam War had on a group of young New Yorkers before, during and after the war. This book tells the story of a small sampling of these men and women.

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