The Emperor Jones

Heroes of Cinema - The Emperor Jones

Monday, May 1, 2017, 7:00 pm

May's film is "The Emperor Jones", the Depression-era adaptation of Eugene O'Neill's strange play about a Pullman porter turned Caribbean dictator. The film showcases much that was great about Depression art including the great actor and singer Paul Robeson.  View the film ahead of time on our film database, Access Videos on Demand. Have your library card ready. 
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Job Seekers Drop-in

Monday, April 3, 2017, 2:00 pm

Looking for a job? Staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities including: Resume review Creation of an email address Online applications Online job searches
The Code Economy by Philip Auerswald

Author Talk: Philip Auerswald

Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join author Philip Auerswald for his author talk on The Code Economy: A 40,000 Year History.
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Get Organized with Michelle

Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 6:30 pm

Clear out the clutter with Michelle Mirpour, Professional Organizer & Renewed Lifestyle Coach. Learn tips and tricks for staying on top of things in this free workshop. Advance registration is not required. Participants will be seated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Artist Rik Freeman will discuss his mural entitled Knowledged.

Meet The Artist: Rik Freeman

Monday, March 27, 2017, 7:00 pm

"Knowledge" is a mural painted on canvas, then digitally reproduced, and then processed onto a high-tech wallpaper and hung. The subject matter is based on Deanwood - a predominately African American neighborhood in northeast Washington DC - and its history, with there being four aspects of knowledge represented in sections of the mural: Community, Earth, Culture, & Self.   - Rik Freeman, Artist
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Yoga for Crime Victims' Rights Week

Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 2:00 pm

Join the Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC) for a free 1-hour yoga class led by trauma-informed instructors at the Woodridge Neighborhood Library!  Please bring your own mat if possible; a limited number of mats will be on hand to borrow. Children's activities are available and children supervised by a guardian are welcome to participate in the class. 
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Crime Victims' Rights Week: Know Your Rights!

Thursday, April 6, 2017, 7:00 pm

Esta programa está en Ingles y Español y habran actividades gratuitas para niños! Esta programa está en honor de la Semana Nacional de los Derechos del Crimen 2017. Para mas informacion, llame NVRDC a 202-742-1727.

Crime Victims' Rights Week: Know Your Rights!

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 7:00 pm

Knowledge is power! Whether or not you have personally been impacted by a crime, the Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC) wants everyone in DC to know the legal rights available to crime victims in the District.
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Yoga for Crime Victims' Rights Week

Monday, April 3, 2017, 6:00 pm

Join the Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC) for a free 1-hour yoga class led by trauma-informed instructors at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library! NVRDC is hosting this class in honor of 2017 National Crime Victims' Rights Week. The class is open to the public.
C.R GibbsDC Emancipation Lecture

C.R. Gibbs DC Emancipation Lecture

Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join us as we commemorate DC Emancipation Day In commemoration of Emancipation Day, C.R. Gibbs, noted, local, award-winning historian international lecturer, author and historian of the African will present "12 Years A Slave: Solomon Northup's Washington.” This enlightening lecture ends with the impact of DC Emancipation on Northup's attempt to get justice in Washington, DC. What is Emancipation Day?