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.  
I'm Judging You book coverLuvvie Ayayi headshot

Force Behind "Awesomely Luvvie" Blog Brings New Book to Library

With over 500,000 readers a month on her enormously popular blog,, Luvvie Ajayi is a go-to source for smart takes on pop culture.I'm Judging You is her debut book of humorous essays that dissects our cultural obsessions and calls out bad behavior in our increasingly digital, connected lives. With a lighthearted, razor sharp wit and a unique perspective, I’m Judging You is the handbook the world needs, doling out the hard truths and a road map for bringing some “act right” into our lives, social media, and popular culture. It is the Do-Better Manual.
Book jacket - Nobody: Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and BeyondMarc Lamont Hill headshot

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill Discusses His Newest Book at the Library

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, one of the leading intellectual voices in the country. He is the host of HuffPost Live and BET News, as well as a political contributor for CNN.
Cook Korean! by Robin HaRobin HaKimchi recipe excerpt

Cook Korean! Talk with Author and Illustrator Robin Ha

Join us as artist and illustrator Robin Ha talks about illustration and her graphic cookbook, Cook Korean!, and demonstrates a recipe from the book. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and a book signing will follow. Please RSVP to attend on Eventbrite.
Cover image of the book "Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon"

Author Talk: "Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon"

Join author Larry Tye for a discussion of his latest book, Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon.
Choose Courage

Collaborative Author Talk with Ruth Schimel, PhD

Please join Ruth Schimel, Ph.D., in a thoughtful, beneficial conversation in which she’ll use her expertise and experience to help you access your courage.
Isabella The Warrior Queen

Author Talk: Kirsten Downey

Join author Kirsten Downey for her author talk on Isabella the Warrior Queen.  
Saffir book jacket

Barbara Saffir Author Talk

Join author Barbara Saffir for an afternoon filled with tips for exploring Washington, D.C. 

C .R. Gibbs Lecture "On The Cutting Room Floor: The Images of the Black Woman in American Film."

This is a searing probe of the roots of the misrepresentation of black women in the greatest art form of the 20th century and how and why they still exist today.