Author Talk

Author Talk
Dr. Gina R. Prince

Dr. Gina R. Prince Author Talk

In her debut novel, Born into Sin Transformed into Destiny, Dr. Gina R. Prince shares how the death of her father, when she was just 5 years old, left her with abandonment and identity issues. She later turned to drugs and sex to fill the void. Finally, she tried God who was waiting for her with open arms.  
Megan Alpert

Poetry Reading: Megan Alpert

Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 7:00 pm

The Georgetown Neighborhood Library is proud to present a poetry reading by  author and poet Megan Alpert. Her poems have appeared in Sixth FinchDenver QuarterlyHarvard ReviewGreen Mountains Review and others. Ms. Alpert is an Orlando Poetry Prize winner, a former resident-fellow at Vermont Studio Center, and a graduate of The Bennington Writing Seminars.  Send questions to
Karin Tanabe

Karin Tanabe: The Gilded Years

Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 7:00 pm

Come into the library and listen to Karin Tanabe discuss her most recent novel, The Gilded Years

Book Discussion: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Join the Woodridge Library and Friends Book Club for a discussion of this award-winning title Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
black history  month

C.R. Gibbs Presents Crossing the Rubicon

Thursday, February 2, 2017, 7:00 pm

In honor of Black History Month, internationally noted lecturer, author and historian C.R. Gibbs will present “Crossing the Rubicon,” a lecture in which he discusses the battle for Black public education in Washington, D.C.  
Dr. Barbara Reynolds | My Life, My Love, My Legacy

Author Talk: My Life, My Love, My Legacy with Reverend Dr. Barbara Reynolds

During MLK Week 2017, DC Public Library will celebrate Coretta Scott King with a special Author Talk featuring the Reverend Dr. Barbara Reynolds. Join us as Dr. Reynolds discusses My Life, My Love, My Legacy by Coretta Scott King as told to the Reverend Dr. Barbara Reynolds. A Q&A will follow the discussion. Copies of the book will be available for purchase through DC Public Library Foundation.
Browsings by Michael Dirda

Author Talk: Michael Dirda

Join author Michael Dirda for his author talk on Browsings: A Year of Reading, Collecting and Living with Books. Dirda's latest volume collects 50 of his witty and wide-ranging reflections on literary journalism, book collecting, and the writers he loves. Browsings is a celebration of the reading life, a fan's notes, and the perfect gift for any book lover.
Judge Robert  L. Wilkins

"Long Road to Hard Truth: The 100 Year Mission to Create the National Museum of African American History and Culture"

Saturday, February 18, 2017, 1:00 pm

 Join the Woodridge Library and Friends Book Club and  the community as we celebrate Black History Month through conversation and a book signing with the U.S. Circuit Honorable Robert L. Wilkins.
The Subdivisions of Avalon Heights,Montello, Woodridge and Winthrop Heights

Woodridge Library and Friends Book Club Presents a Book Signing with Jeremiah Montague, Jr.

Join the Woodridge Library and Friends Book Club for a special presentation and book signing.  Mr. Montague Jr. will discuss his new book "The Subdivisions of Avalon Heights, Woodridge,and Winthrop Heights".