The West End Fiction Book Club will meet Tuesday, November 17, at 12:30 p.m. to discussThe Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers--nominated for the 2012 National Book Award and praised by writer/journalist Tom Wolfe as "The All
The library will present a special performance by local actor Dwane Starlin as he embodies the life and spirit of the great American bandmaster and composer John Philip Sousa (1854-1932), known for his military and patriotic marches such as "The Washington Post," "Semper Fidelis," and "Stars and Stripes Forever" and who was born in Washington DC, on Wednesday, November 4, at 7 p.m.
The library will be hosting a Retirement Cafe on Tuesday, October 13, at 12:30 p.m. It will be an open-ended discussion of the joys/challenges/pitfalls of retirement, in areas such as life planning, finance, health care, estate planning--or in any other areas that people want to talk about--and with coffee and sweets. It's a chance to compare notes and discover/rediscover retirement as a new adventure, a rite of passage, or as something else. Some of us are near retirement, and some of us are already there. Join us for the Retirement Cafe and let's talk
Soccer has taken center stage nationally, as the U.S. Women's National Soccer team secured victory at the 2015 World Cup in Canada. While the country celebrated the achievement of the Women's team, allegations of corruption within soccer's governing body, FIFA, left a dark cloud over the sport.