So you got an e-reader and are reading more than ever? Are you also spending a fortune on books to feed your new habit? Then we want to help you! Did you know that the library offers e-books and audio books for checkout?We know that downloading library e-books and audiobooks can be confusing, even for the tech-savvy among us. That is why we offer personalized assistance on a drop-in basis.
Are you new to graphic novels? Did you know that DCPL has great collection? If you are interested in trying out the medium, here are few a suggestions.If you liked the DC Reads book Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi, you should try Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi, both books are personal narratives set in Iran during the time around the Iranian Revolution, but while Reading Lolita deals with the author's adult life, Persepolis focuses on the author’s childhood and coming of age.
Did you get an iPhone 5 for Christmas? A Kindle Fire for Hanukah? A new laptop for Kwanzaa?Come find out how to access e-books and free music from the DC Public Library on Thursday, Jan. 3 at 3 p.m. in the Large Conference Room.
Are you a D.C. young professional between 21 and 35? Do you like discussing books and drinking beer — preferably at the same time?Come to the Young Prose Book Group, a casual and friendly gathering sponsored by the DC Public Library that meets the last week of each month. Our next meeting is Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. at Public Bar, 4615 41st St. NW
Join local authors Ann Stevens, photographer, and Giles Kelly, writer, on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. as they discuss their recently published coffee-table book, Diplomatic Gardens of Washington, which provides an exclusive look at private gardens behind embassy walls.