Exhibits

50th Anniversary Balloons

Countdown to the 50th Anniversary Celebration at Palisades Library on November 15!

The Palisades Library will celebrate 50 years at the V St NW location from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Library Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan will lead a keynote address beginning at 1:30 p.m. A special day of events is planned including technology workshops, local bands, and a puppet show!  See a 3-D printer in action and meet local community groups!  The day's events have been generously supported by the Friends of Palisades Library.
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Gallaudet University Art Student Show: Meet the Artists Program and Reception

Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 5:30 pm

In conjunction with the December 1 - 21, 2016 exhibition in the Great Hall featuring Original Artwork by Gallaudet University Art Students, we invite you to a Meet-the-Artists program and reception.  5:30 p.m. - Great Hall - Gallaudet University art students talk about their artwork 6 p.m. - Center for Accessibility, room 215, reception courtesy of the Friends of the DC Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped   For more information, call the Center for Accessibility: Voice or video 202-559-5368
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Exhibition of Original Artwork by Gallaudet University Art Students

Monday, December 5, 2016 (All day)

In celebration of Clerc-Gallaudet Week, December 3 - 10, 2016, come and enjoy an exhibition of original artwork by Gallaudet University Art Students on display in the Great Hall of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library, December 1 - 21. For more information, call the Center for Accessibility: Voice or video 202-559-5368 Email: lbph.dcpl@dc.gov     
Art all Night: Made in DC

Art all Night: Made in DC

Join us on September 24 at the Tenleytown Library for Art all Night: Made in DC. The library will be open on Saturday from 7 p.m. until midnight for children's art and craft workshops, temporary Henna skin decorations, literary readings, a sculpture room, photo exhibits and a local history display.   
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Blind Date with a Book 2.0 : Date Night

Maybe you helped decorate the cover for a book that you hope someone will choose to "date" or maybe you are just looking to select your own perfect reading material. Visit the library for some mingling and conversation and hopefully leave with a book you'll enjoy reading!
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Blind Date with a Book 2.0 : Matchmakers Edition

Set someone up with one of your favorite books!  Decorate a paper bag book cover for one of your favorite books, showing off its best attributes. (No titles or character names allowed!) We'll put it on display and have a "date night" on Sept. 30 for you to visit the library, see what others have enjoyed, and find something to match your taste! If you want to decorate something but aren't sure we have it, give us a call or send an e-mail. We'll do what we can to have it here for you!
Book pages shaped like a heart

Blind Date with a Book 2.0 : Matchmakers Edition

Set someone up with one of your favorite books!  Decorate a paper bag book cover for one of your favorite books, showing off its best attributes. (No titles or character names allowed!) We'll put it on display and have a "date night" on Sept. 30 for you to visit the library, see what others have enjoyed, and find something to match your taste! If you want to decorate something but aren't sure we have it, give us a call or send an e-mail. We'll do what we can to have it here for you!
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Open Stories: Poetry, Murals, and Monuments Exhibition

Please join us for the closing of the Open Stories: Poetry,  Murals, and Monuments exhibit, which documents the people and the poets who attended the walking tour that took place on June 18, 2016. This exhibition will be displayed on the first floor of the library, and will include photographs, video, and excerpts from local D.C. poets. Refreshments will be served.
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RACE: Talc and Ash with Holly Bass 360

Holly Bass of Black Space returns to DC Public Library with RACE: Talc and Ash.  

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