123 Andrés takes children and adults on a musical journey through the Americas learning about music, language and culture. The program is bilingual (Spanish and English) and brings the family together with opportunities to move, sing, dance and learn!
Enjoy an exciting live animal show! Friendly and professional wildlife presenters will entertain audiences of all ages with funny animal stories and facts while showcasing a colorful variety of exotic animals.
Join us in celebrating Women's History Month, and win fantastic prizes!
Every Monday in March, a new trivia question will be posted on Twitter (@dcpl) and Facebook. Respond by Friday with the correct answer using #herstoryDCPL, and get entered to win a different prize each week! We'll reveal the correct answer at the end of the week.
The Jackson Family Art Show celebrates three generations of greatness in art. The family will visit libraries accross the District to celebrate Black History Month with exhibits and hands-on art demonstrations. The show will visit:
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library on Feb. 5, 6 p.m.
Rosedale Library on Feb. 17, 6:30 p.m.
Parklands-Turner Library on Feb. 21, 2 p.m.
The library's closed, but dclibrary.org is open 24/7!
All library locations are closed today, but there's myriad ways you can enjoy the library online!
1. Have your own film festival at home.
View films from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and more. Log into IndieFlix with your library card.
What would District of Columbia be like if there were no libraries? DC Public Library was curious to know what programs, resources and services we provide on a regular basis that our customers appreciate. "Library Snapshot Day," on Friday, Oct. 31, was an opportunity to take a snapshot of a typical day in the life of our District of Columbia libraries.
Teens!! Would you like to meet new friends? Do you like being creative? Do you like drawing and sketching?
If so, join us this Halloween, in our Second Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest. We will pick three winners and display all your pumpkins around the library for people to see.
The competition will be from Tuesday, Oct. 28 to Friday, Oct. 31.
All winners will be announced on Oct. 31 at 5:15pm.
For ages 10-19.
Pardon us as we take a break from our regularly scheduled programming for vacation and planning/preparatory time for our Fall schedule.Our programming will resume on Friday, September 5th with a special story time to honor Grandparents' Day at 4 p.m.