JoinThe Sign of the Times with Mr. Greggs for a photography workshop for ages 10-15.
This workshop will teach the youth how to use different types of cameras focusing on basic camera functions, good picture taking skills and documenting changes in the community. All workshop will expose the youth to books of famous, local and national professional minority artist in photography. This program is free and offers a great experience for youth.
Tuesdays and Thursdays
June 27 - August 13, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Join Sign of the Times Art Center for a four-weekyouth workshop that includes“Photography of my Neighborhood” & “Photography for the Young” for ages 10-15.
This workshop will teach the youth how to use both digital and 35-mm SLR cameras focusing on basic camera functions, good picture taking skills and documenting changes in the community. All workshop will expose the youth to books of famous, local and national professional minority artist in photography.
Are you thinking of starting your own business? Don't know how to begin?
Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center. This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why.Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.
Are you interested in starting a small business in the District? Do you know about the necessary regulations to get started?The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) has partnered with DC Public Library to educate prospective business owners on how to start a new business in the District of Columbia. Come and learn about:
Double Dutch for Fun Jumpers are passionate about teaching all ages to enter & exit ropes properly and fun tricks to promote overall physical fitness for all. Jumping rope is a great way to burn calories, tone muscles and improve your cardiovascular endurance.
Enjoy an exciting live animal show! Friendly and professional wildlife presenters will entertain audiences of all ages with funny animal stories and facts while showcasing a colorful variety of exotic animals.
123 Andrés takes children and adults on a musical journey through the Americas learning about music, language and culture. The program is bilingual (Spanish and English) and brings the family together with opportunities to move, sing, dance and learn!
DC Public Library proudly screens four films from the Fourth Annual ReelAbilities Film Festival. Watch entertaining and evocative films that will challenge concepts and/or assumptions about disability, regardless of race, religion, or geography.
BipolarizedMonday, April 27, 6 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
Join us in celebrating Women's History Month, and win fantastic prizes!
Every Monday in March, a new trivia question will be posted on Twitter (@dcpl) and Facebook. Respond by Friday with the correct answer using #herstoryDCPL, and get entered to win a different prize each week! We'll reveal the correct answer at the end of the week.
Join us in celebration of Dorothy I. Height's 103rd birthday with a presentation from Dr. Sandra Jowers-Barber entitled, "A Century of Black Life History and Culture: 21st Century Black Women Still Specialize in the Wholly Impossible."
This presentation -- held in the large meeting room on March 24 at 6:30 p.m. -- is open to all ages.
Celebrating the first love experience through audio stories
The First Love Project Podcast celebrates first-love experiences through the personal stories of some of Benning Neighborhood Library's wonderful staff members.
Through open and honest monologues and dialogues with Diamond Newman (Library Associate), the listener is presented with themes of insecurity, physical attraction, heart-break, trust, forgiveness and all things that are associated.
The library's closed, but dclibrary.org is open 24/7!
All library locations are closed today, but there's myriad ways you can enjoy the library online!
1. Have your own film festival at home.
View films from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and more. Log into IndieFlix with your library card.
In celebration of 2016 African American History Month, distinguished historian C.R. Gibbs will deliver a presentation at the Capitol View and Dorothy I. Height/Benning neighborhood libraries in February, beginning at 7 p.m.
The award-winning historian, humanities scholar and exhibitor of artifacts has appeared at DC Public Library since 1989. He has spoken at the Smithsonian's Anacostia Museum, Arena Stage, colleges/universities and other venues locally, nationally and internationally.
Cuddle up to books this winter break and be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card!
This winter break, between Dec. 21 and Jan. 3, elementary and middle school students who visit their neighborhood branch can be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card for sharing their winter reading with their librarian.
Calling all teen CSI enthusiasts!!! Join educators from the National Museum of Health and Medicine for an exciting afternoon in forensic investigation. This program is free and open to all.August 13, 2014 at 2 p.m.