Going back to school can bring up lots of emotions. For me, it made me alternately excited to see my friends and learn new things, but also nervous about what changes the new year would bring. Not so surprisingly, there are lots of books to about going back to school and the mixed-up feelings it can bring!
Since 1984, when President Reagan made a joke about outlawing the existence of the USSR without knowing his microphone was on, Aug. 11 has been Presidential Joke Day! Even though I'm not the president, I do love a good joke.Here are some of my favorite joke books:
"Stories by Hand," a program featuring storyteller Kathy MacMillan and American Sign Language, is coming to the Anacostia library on Wednesday, Aug. 7 at 11 a.m.Want to learn more about ASL before her perfomance? The DC Public Library has lots of great books to help you learn!
Summer fun is under way at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library!There are still a few spaces available to join our “Science in the Summer” program. Children are encouraged to join us as we conduct science experiments with electricity on Saturday, July 20.
The 1963 March on Washingtonfor Jobs and Freedom represents a pivotal event in the American Civil Rights Movement. By the 1960s, racial, social and economic unrest had reached a boiling point. As a result, a coalition of leaders from the "Big Six” and civil rights, labor and religious organizations planned a peaceful protest in Washington, D.C.