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Hola Cultura’s DC Latino History Project

Hola Cultura interns have spent the summer investigating the history of Latinos in Washington DC, furthering research begun last summer when they mapped the Latino community from 1970 to 2010 and focused on how Mount Pleasant, Columbia Heights and Adams Morgan became the first Latino neighborhoods in the District of Columbia.
Choose Courage

Collaborative Author Talk with Ruth Schimel, PhD

Please join Ruth Schimel, Ph.D., in a thoughtful, beneficial conversation in which she’ll use her expertise and experience to help you access your courage.

It's Chuck Brown's Birthday! Come and Celebrate it at the Woodridge Interim Library

Come and help us celebrate Chuck Brown's Birthday through his music, video clips and a discussion of the DC Go Go Movement.  You will also learn about the DC Public Library's Go-Go Archives and how to get free access to Chuck Brown's music by just having a DC Public Library library card.
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Make Art with Lasers!

Make Art with Lasers!    Billy Friebele and Michael Iacovone, DCPL Makers-In-Residence, will discuss their upcoming exhibition at the Flashpoint Gallery which was created using the tools and equipment from the Fab Lab at the Martin Luther King Jr. Library.   
Phife is Living

Library Takeout at the Words, Beats & Life "Phife is Living" Park Jam

Visit DCPL's UNI (our mobile library bookshelf) at this year's Words, Beats & Life "Phife Is Living" Park Jam. In addition to great local music, vendors and activities (like graffiti, skate demos and bike repairs), your neighborhood librarians will be available to check out books, sign you up for a library card, and give you the dish on Summer Reading.
Crossing the Line

Crossing the Line - Film Screening

To celebrate this year's Summer Reading Program and its theme of "Go for the Gold", please join us for a screening of "Crossing the Line: John Van Wisse".
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History/Biography Book Club

Please join us on Monday, August 22, 7 p.m., when we will discuss The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game by Mary Pilon. Copies of the book are available for check out at the library.  
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History/Biography Book Club

Please join us on Monday, July 25, 7 p.m., as we discuss two polar exploration titles: In the Kingdom of Ice by Hampton Sides and Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Al
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Tuesday Night Movies

Don't miss these Tuesday Night Movies, showing this month in the Great Hall! July 5 Moonstruck A strait-laced woman falls in love with her fiance’s brother. Cher’s star shines brightly in this romantic comedy. Also starring Nicolas Cage and Olympia Dukakis. Directed by Norman Jewison.  102 mins, 1987.  PG July 12 Miracles from Heaven
Block Party

2nd Annual Summer Reading Block Party!

It's a block party of epic proportions! Join us for an afternoon celebrating your Summer Reading achievements! We'll have games, snacks, prizes, music, and more as we close out the summer!  Open to all ages! From 1 - 4 p.m. in front of the library on 7th Street NE.