Special Event

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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Women's History Month: Pirate Queen Grace O'Malley with History Alive!

Watch award-winning actress Mary Ann Jung bring history to life! Mary Ann will tell the story of Pirate Queen Grace O'Malley to help us celebrate Women's History Month. Ages 7 & up.
Annual Chili Cook-Off

Francis A. Gregory Library's Annual Chili Cook-Off

Join us on Saturday, March 18, 2017 between noon and 3:30 p.m. for Francis A. Gregory Library's Annual Chili Cook-off! Taste-test and vote on the best local chili while getting to know your local library community, and after you’ve gotten your fill of flavor, check out DC Public Library's ever expansive collection of recipes and cookbooks, on the shelf and online.
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Teen Tech Week: Overdrive, Freegal, & Zinio Drop-In Clinic

Teen Tech Week is March 5 - 11, 2017! Join us in the Teen Space for a Special Event for Teens and their families to discover the wonderful resources available online with your DC Public Library Card.
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Women's History Month: Pirate Queen Grace O'Malley with History Alive!

Watch award-winning actress Mary Ann Jung bring history to life! Mary Ann will tell the story of Pirate Queen Grace O'Malley to help us celebrate Women's History Month. Ages 7 & up.
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Women's History Month: Pirate Queen Grace O'Malley with History Alive!

Watch award-winning actress Mary Ann Jung bring history to life! Mary Ann will tell the story of Pirate Queen Grace O'Malley to help us celebrate Women's History Month. Ages 7 & up.
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Women's History Month: Amelia Earhart with History Alive!

Monday, April 3, 2017, 4:00 pm

Watch award-winning actress Mary Ann Jung bring history to life! Mary Ann will tell the tale of pioneering pilot Amelia Earhart to help us celebrate Women's History Month. Suitable for all ages.
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Women's History Month with the Female Re-Enactors of Distinction

Learn about the past to commemorate Women's History Month. The Female Re-Enactors of Distinction will tell the story of women from another time. All ages.
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Women's History Month: Clara Barton with History Alive!

Watch award-winning actress Mary Ann Jung bring history to life! Mary Ann will tell the tale of nurse Clara Barton to help us celebrate Women's History Month. Suitable for all ages.
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“With My Own Two Hands: Brave and Fearless Children of the Civil Rights Movement”

The Northeast Library proudly celebrates Black History Month with the theme “With My Own Two Hands: Fearless Children of the Civil Rights Movement."  On February 24 at 3:30 p.m., we will end Black History Month with a screening of the film Selma, Lord, Selma.

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