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Celebrating Legends of Latin Jazz, with the Joe Falero Latin Quartet

We're celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in a big way!  Come and enjoy live music -- Latin Jazz, Salsa, Merengue, ChaCha, Cumbia, and Bolero -- performed by the Joe Falero Latin Quartet.  You don't want to  miss this special event.  For more information, call 202-576-7764.  

Lunchtime Yoga

Join Yoga Activist instructor Margaret Brozen for today's introductory class which emphasizes the breath. RSVP to First thirty respondents will be listed, others wait listed.

¡DC Cooks Ahorita!

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month please join us for a cooking demonstration featuring local cook, author and storytellerJonathan Bardzik
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Legends & Lore D.C. Book Discussion Series

For September's Legends & Lore D.C. book discussion series, we will be discussing Cane by Jean Toomer.
Harvest of Empire

History Book Club

Join our monthly History Book Club as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by discussing Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America by Juan Gonzalez.
The Philadelphia Story

Classic Cinema Night

Join us as we watch the funny and witty movie The Philadelphia Story (1940).   A sophisticated romantic comedy about a rich, spoiled socialite who learns some things about who she is and what she really wants on the eve of her second marriage.   Staring Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn and Jimmy Stewart, this film was nominated for six Academy Awards.

Genealogy Database Workshop

Not sure on how to trace your family’s roots? Learn how to access Heritage Quest along with the Historic Washington Post and Baltimore Afro to research your family’s history. Come discover these tips and more. Basic computer knowledge, skills and aptitude of the internet are required for this workshop.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Classic Cinema Night

Join us at our monthly screening of a classic film as we enjoy Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.
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Fiction Lover's Book Club

New time and place!Please join The Fiction Lover's Book Club as we discuss Olive Ann Burns' Cold Sassy Tree.  

Genealogy at Your Finger Tips- Database Workshop

Interested in tracing your family roots? Want to learn how to access Heritage Quest, Historic Washington Post and Baltimore Afro for research? Please join staff of the Special Collections Division as they demonstrate various tips on genealogical research. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Computer Lab- 3rd floor, Room 311 Basic computer knowledge, skills & aptitude of the internet are required for this workshop.