From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the DC Public Library is doing its part to observe National Hispanic Heritage Month, which recognizes the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrates their heritage and culture.
The Oxford English Dictionary, available to you online with your DC Public Library card, is much more than a dictionary. Taking a brief tour will convince you that its claim to be “the definitive record of the English Language” is well-founded.But what do they mean by ‘definitive record’? Let us take an example: shirt (n.).
Are you working on a school paper and stumped about what to do next? Do you need help citing sources? Perhaps your short story needs an ending, or you'd like to edit your poem but don't know where to start.Starting Oct.
Are you eager to find employment but unsure of how to deal with legal obstacles that lay in your path?Come in to the Takoma Park Library for a free one-on-one session with an attorney specializing in overcoming legal barriers to employment.
Congratulations to the lucky winner of our Fizz, Boom, Read (ages 6-12) Summer Reading raffle, Ben Allen! Ben won a Kindle Fire for completing eight hours of reading. We asked him a few questions to get to know him a little better.What is your favorite book?
The Children's/Parent Book Club wants to know your FAVORITE book of the summer?
The Children's/Parent Book Club will have its first meeting on Thursday, September 4, at 7 p.m. Participants are asked to bring their favorite book of the summer. We will briefly discuss the books, and decide our schedule for the year. Best for youth in 2nd - 4th grade and their parents/guardians.