The D.C. Public Library offers full historic content from three major black newspapers: The Chicago Defender (1909-1975), The New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993), and The Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003).
Published on Sunday, September 27, 2009
The National Book Award, given since 1950, honors the year’s best work in fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Read past young people's literature winners:
Published on Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Through OverDrive, the library offers AudioBooks you can download and listen to on your iPod or other device.
Whether you like romance, Westerns, history, humor, classics, self-improvement, sci-fi or mystery and suspense, this site has something for you.
You must have a library card to use this service. To get started, visit the help page.
Find Out What the Rest of the City Is Reading
Published on Thursday, August 27, 2009
- Animal Vegetable Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
- The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama
- Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
- Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt
- The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan
- Dreams From My Father by Barack Obama
- Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
- The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman
- Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
- A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle
- God Is Not Great by Christopher Hitchens
- The World Without Us by Weisman, Alan
- Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah