Love to read and talk about books? Have an eReader? Want to learn how to download and enjoy a book using an eReader? If so, please join us for a discussion in American Sign Language of this year's DC Reads selection, Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C.: the Lion of Anacostia by premier young historian and former Washington Times reporter, John Muller.
Celebrate Clerc-Gallaudet Week (Dec. 1-7)!Linguist Emily Shaw, Ph.D., will speak on the history of American Sign Language (ASL) and its roots in French Sign Language (LSF). ASL and voice interpreters will be present.Adaptive Services Division, Room 215More information, call 202-559-5368, voice or videophone.
The Busy Little Squirrelby Nancy Tafuri Why is the little squirrel is so busy he doesn’t have time for his friends today? Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen will sign the story in ASL at the West End Neighborhood Library. After the story, enjoy craft activities related to the story.ASL/voice interpreters and therapy dogs from People Animals Love will be present.
Broken Harbor by Tana French is our selection for August. Dublin murder detective Mick Kennedy and his new partner Richie Curran investigate a case in the neighborhood where Kennedy's childhood took a dark turn. The two puzzle over the deaths of a father and his small children, as doctors work to revive the wounded mother. Bestseller. 2012.