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.  
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Sustainability at Work

Sunday, December 4, 2016, 2:00 pm

Marilyn Waite is an engineer and author with extensive international experience in the sustainability field. She will discuss careers that favorably impact the environment and also her book Sustainability at Work. Free & open to the public.
Lucky Strikes

Local Author Talk: Louis Bayard

Join local author Louis Bayard for a discussion of his latest YA novel, Lucky Strikes, a Depression-era tale of the orphaned Amelia and her struggle to keep her siblings together. This event is open to teens and adults. 
Base Nation by David Vine

Author Talk: David Vine

Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 7:00 pm

Join author David Vine for his author talk on Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World.
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UNCENSORED: Censorship Now!! A book talk with Author Ian Svenonius

Banned Books Week presents local author and musician Ian Svenonius, plus a screening of the short film, What is a Group. This event will be held in the Great Hall.
Art all Night: Made in DC

Art all Night: Made in DC

Join us on September 24 at the Tenleytown Library for Art all Night: Made in DC. The library will be open on Saturday from 7 p.m. until midnight for children's art and craft workshops, temporary Henna skin decorations, literary readings, a sculpture room, photo exhibits and a local history display.   
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Richard Rashke: 'The Whistleblower's Dilemma'

Join us as we host Capitol Hill author, Richard Rashke, on Saturday, October 15 at 1 p.m.  After you see the new movie Snowden, discuss conspiracies, cover-ups, and the question "can our government regulators, our politicians, our military-intelligence and our profit-oriented corporations be trusted to protect us from harm as well as safeguard our privacy?" (question from the publisher.)  Hear about all this and more as Rashke talks about his latest book, 
Democracy in BlackEddie S. Glaude, Jr.

Eddie Glaude Jr. on Democracy in Black

Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 6:30 pm

Join us for an evening with Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. to speak about his book Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul. This is a ticketed event.  Please visit our Eventbrite page to secure your free ticket.

Background Checks

Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 6:30 pm

Are you concerned about a criminal record or bad credit report while applying for jobs? Do you want to know more about your legal rights in DC?  Come to this workshop and learn about the different laws that can protect you when dealing with background checks during the job search.