The Library of Congress is sponsoring its annual summer writing contest. "A Book That Shaped Me" encourages rising fifth- and sixth-graders to reflect on a book that has made a personal impact on their lives. All DC Public Libraries are participating in this program.
Did you know that the Smithsonian Folklife Festival begins on June 26? This free festival, held every summer on the National Mall, celebrates several U.S. and foreign cultures each year with music, crafts, food and demonstrations of practical skills.
Do you like reading? Do you like eating? If so, then join us for a special family-friendly story time filled with both on Saturday, June 15 at 2 p.m.No, we won't be eating the books or reading the food. We will be reading the books and then eating snacks we make based on the books we read.
Join us on Saturday, June 15 for Read In, an all-day celebration of reading for pleasure.Sign up for Adult Summer Reading and get a prize!Discover groundbreaking books!Chat about your favorite reads!Enjoy light refreshments!Get suggestions for summer reading!
David Newcomb, an author and practitioner of meditation for over 36 years, will lead helpful and stimulating workshops for old and new meditators. He will demonstrate the most practical methods of controlling and calming the mind for better meditations and stress reduction.Please join David Newcomb for the following meditation workshops at the Palisades Library: