City Archaeologist Dr. Ruth Trocolli and her staff are responsible for the many archaeological sites in the District, including prehistoric and Native American sites. These sites contain remains of historical significance that contribute to our knowledge of the city’s cultural past. Come hear Dr. Trocolli and her staff talk about archaeology in the District and what they have been unearthing recently, including some exciting finds from a burial site in Georgetown. They’ll be bringing some interesting finds for you to handle, too!
Set against an austere New England landscape, Edith Wharton’s classic novella explores the themes of loneliness, quiet desperation, and sexual desire through the life of Ethan Frome. Barely getting by with what his farm produces, Ethan’s life with his difficult, hypochondriac wife Zeena is barely tolerable.
Remember when you saw those popular books and thought, "I'll just add my name to the list..." only to find the list was 5 miles long? Now is the time to catch up on your reading with these books that were popular last fall:Fiction
The Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library will host the DC Free Summer Meals Program from Monday, July 8 to Friday, Aug. 16.Free lunches will be served, Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. for ages 18 and younger. No ID or registration is required.