The Chevy Chase DC Library will begin its yearly lecture/discussion series on September 20, 2016. The theme for the 2016-2017 series will be "Crime and Punishment." In this series, we will be reading 10 works of fiction from different eras and genres that explore humankind's struggle for systems of justice that work for all.
Jamie Stiehm, a Creators Syndicate columnist and contributor to USNEWS.com, discusses the life of Washington, DC native Isabel Briggs Myers. Myers, with her mother Katharine Cooks Briggs, developed the personality inventory known as the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) which became a global success.
Although not widely known, the abolition of slavery in Maryland had nothing to do with the Emancipation Proclamation. Learn the Free State's unique route to freedom set against the backdrop of war in this presentation.