Neighborhood Library

American Nations

History Book Club

Monday, January 9, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join History Book Club as we discuss American Nations: a History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America by Colin Woodard.
Protest Button

Protest Buttons DIY |­­ Dr. King, the March on Washington, and Protest Art

Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 3:30 pm

Celebrate King Week with us and honor Dr. King's legacy while advocating for social justice causes. Learn about the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom and the protest art created during this important era in U.S. history.   Make your own advocacy or protest buttons. All supplies provided.   Best for students ages 12-19.  Join us in the Teen Room on the 2nd floor.    
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Karen Branan: 'The Family Tree'

Saturday, January 28, 2017, 2:00 pm

Join Capitol Hill author and journalist Karen Branan for a discussion of her memoir The Family Tree: A lynching in Georgia, a legacy of secrets, and my search for the truth. This book, which was recently nominated for a Pulitzer, follows the author as she uncovers the truth about her ancestors' involvement in the hanging of four black people by a white lynch mob in 1912.
Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County

History Book Club

Monday, February 6, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join History Book Club as we celebrate Black History Month by reading Something Must Be Done about Prince Edward County: a Family, a Virginia Town, a Civil Rights Battle
The Witches

History Book Club

Monday, March 6, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join History Book Club as we celebrate Women's History Month by reading The Witches: Salem, 1692 by Stacy Schiff.
S Street Rising

History Book Club

Monday, April 3, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join History Book Club as we discuss S Street Rising: Crack, Murder, and Redemption In D.C. by Ruben Castaneda.
In the Kingdom of Ice

History Book Club

Monday, May 1, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join us at History Book Club as we discuss In the Kingdom of Ice: the Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of