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Yarn

Knitting and Crocheting Circle

Sunday, January 8, 2017, 3:00 pm

Join us from 3 p.m. for a knitting and crocheting circle. All experience levels welcome, and we will offer introductory instruction to beginners. In-house training materials will be provided, but please bring needles and yarn for your own take-home projects.
Nighthawks on the Blue Highway

DC Music Salon: Nighthawks on the Blue Highway

Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 7:00 pm

DC Music Salon kicks off our seventh season screening: "Nighthawks on the Blue Highway." This new documentary is the first film about one of the hardest working bands in America, the result of two years of production, countless days on the road with the band and interviews with those who know the members and their music best.
Images from When We Fight We Win!

When We Fight We Win!: Author Talk, Performance & Community Discussion

Thursday, January 12, 2017, 6:30 pm

When We Fight We Win! Twenty-First-Century Social Movements and the Activists That Are Transforming Our World: Author Talk, Performance & Community Discussion with Deymirie Hernandez, Jorge Diaz Ortiz, Greg Jobin-Leeds and Local Activists and Artists. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

E-reader Rescue Weekend

Saturday, January 7, 2017, 2:00 pm

Did you receive a new e-reader, tablet, smartphone, or other device over the holidays and have questions about using it to access streaming and downloadable library resources? Have you been meaning to use a favorite device to do the same but you aren't sure how to get started? Then join us for this special drop-in instructional session from 2 to 5 p.m., where library staff will provide hands-on one-on-one assistance with all of your digital library resource needs.   Can't make it to this session? Drop by on Sunday.
Mom and baby

A Tribe Called Us: Postpartum Education

Saturday, December 17, 2016, 2:30 pm

Join Jalila Simmons, local postpartum doula, for a postpartum informational session.  She'll discuss postpartum self-care and nutrition. 
Mom and baby

A Tribe Called Us: Postpartum Education

Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 12:30 pm

Join Jalila Simmons, local postpartum doula, for a postpartum informational session.  She'll discuss postpartum self-care and nutrition. 
Mom and baby

A Tribe Called Us: Postpartum Education

Join Jalila Simmons, local postpartum doula, for a postpartum informational session.  She'll discuss postpartum self-care and nutrition.   
Santa paws

First Sunday Family Movie

A fun-filled holiday adventure that takes us to the beginning of Santa Claus' legendary friendship with Santa Paws. In this prequel to the hit holiday classic Santa Buddies, Santa Paws and his new canine and kid friends embark on a journey in New York City to find Santa Claus and restore the spirit of Christmas.
Film series for 2017 BLK Month

Fly Boys

Monday, February 13, 2017, 4:00 pm

Join us for the first in series of films featured for Black History Month. The story of the 'Fighting 99th' - the first squadron of black American pilots to be allowed to fight for their country. It is 1943 and the U.S. is suffering huge losses on the ground and in the air. Four newly recruited pilots are united by a desire to serve their country, at a time when black flyers were not welcomed in the Air Force. Now, the "Tuskegee Airmen" must undertake the riskiest mission of their lives and to prove to America that courage knows no color.
Denzel Washington

The Great Debaters

Sunday, February 26, 2017, 1:30 pm

Come join us in celebrating Black History Month film series - Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Inspired by a true story.

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