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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Black History Month Film Series: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

Saturday, February 4, 2017, 1:00 pm

Black History Month Film Series presents "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner". Georgetown Neighborhood Library, February 4, 1 p.m.
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C.R. Gibbs Presents a Lecture on "Black Georgetown Remembered"

Monday, February 13, 2017, 7:00 pm

C. R. Gibbs, noted author and researcher, will present a series of lectures at several DC Public Libraries throughout the month of February in honor of Black History Month. This presentation will begin at 7 p.m.      
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C. R. Gibbs Presents a Lecture on "The Assault on Jim Crow Education: Black Teens in the Civil Rights Movement"

Thursday, February 9, 2017, 7:00 pm

C. R. Gibbs, noted author and researcher, will present a series of lectures at several DC Public Libraries throughout the month of February in honor of Black History Month.   This presentation will take place at the following libraries at 7 p.m: Feb 9, Thursday, Southeast Neighborhood Library

C. R. Gibbs Presents a Lecture on "The Assault on Jim Crow Education: Black Teens in the Civil Rights Movement"

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 7:00 pm

C. R. Gibbs, noted author and researcher, will present a series of lectures at several DC Public Libraries throughout the month of February in honor of Black History Month.   This presentation will take place at the following libraries at 7 p.m: Feb 9, Thursday, Southeast Neighborhood Library
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C. R. Gibbs Presents a Lecture on "Crossing the Rubicon: The Battle for Black Public Education in the District of Columbia"

Thursday, February 2, 2017, 7:00 pm

C. R. Gibbs, noted author and researcher, will present a series of lectures at several DC Public Libraries throughout the month of February in honor of Black History Month. The presentations "Crossing the Rubicon: The Battle for Black Public Education in the District of Columbia" will begin at 7 p.m. at the following branch libraries: Feb 2, Thursday, Southwest Neighborhood Library

Black History Month: Robert J. Patterson

Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 6:30 pm

The Georgetown Neighborhood Library is proud to have Dr. Robert J. Patterson give a special talk for Black History Month
A flyer describing a language learning resource fair to be held at the Francis A. Gregory Library

D.C.'s Bilingual Education Fair at the Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Branch

Come learn from teachers, exhibitors, and fellow parents why, how and where to foster bilingualism in your kids. Enjoy four story times in Spanish, French, Mandarin and Hebrew during D.C.'s first Bilingual Education Fair! All are invited to participate.  For more information, visit the DC Language Immersion Project (DC Immersion) website.   
Recipe Swap

Cookbook Club

Join us the third Thursday each month for Cookbook Club! Each month meet up with other cookbook enthusiasts to exchange recipes and sample treats. Check back each month for a new, featured recipe!   Please see the Adult Services Librarian for more information, or call 202-698-6373.
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DiDi Wilson presents Remembering the Dream: a celebration of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

DiDi Wilson is proud to present a special interactive program of song, poetry, spoken word and discussion to celebrate the message of inspiration that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. brought to our nation and world. On the occasion of his birth date this celebration will weave together Dr.

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