C. R. Gibbs, noted author and researcher, will present a series of lectures at several DC Public Libraries throughout the month of February in honor of Black History Month.
The presentations "Crossing the Rubicon: The Battle for Black Public Education in the District of Columbia" will begin at 7 p.m. at the following branch libraries:
Feb 2, Thursday, Southwest Neighborhood Library
In honor of Black History Month, internationally noted lecturer, author and historian C.R. Gibbs will present “Crossing the Rubicon,” a lecture in which he discusses the battle for Black public education in Washington, D.C.
From February 1 through April 18, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2016 income tax filing.
For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit dclibrary.org/incometax.
Get ready to shake your body and soul! Come by the Southwest Library for a special yoga workshop with Hannah Baumgardner of WithLove DC. All levels are welcome at this free class, and no registration is required. Mats and props provided by Friends of the Southwest Library.
You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Library discussion of Lillian Hellman's drama The Little Foxes. This event is presented as part of In the Arena, a community discussion of works being produced at Arena Stage. Copies of the play are available for checkout at the Southwest Library's information desk.
You and I are mortal. We are going to die. And we already know that. Planning your funeral in advance can save your family and friends considerable time, money and distress. Here are some resources to help you and your family prepare.
Using resources available from the Library of Congress
Learn how to preserve your personal and family photographs, written documents, and other memorabilia using resources available from the Library of Congress. This class will be offered twice, Sun., Aug. 7 from 2-4 p.m., and Wed., Aug. 17 from 7-8:30 p.m.
You are cordially invited to attend the July Southwest Book Discussion on Saturday, Jul. 30 at 1 p.m. Copies of this month's selection, The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt, are available for checkout at the information desk.
DC Public Library is participating in the 2016 Free Summer Meals Program.
Kids and teens eat free lunch on weekdays from July 5 – August 12. No registration is required.
Lunch will be provided Monday – Friday from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the following library locations:
Anacostia – 1800 Good Hope Road, SE
You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Library computer classes on Tuesdays from 12 noon until 2 p.m. Junes classes include Microsoft Word (June 7), Microsoft Excel (June 14) and Microsoft PowerPoint (June 21). Please note class will not be held on June 28.