Join us in learning the fundamentals of American Sign Language: alphabet, numbers, finger spelling and vocabulary words.
For information, call Neil Bailey at 202-698-6373 or email at email@example.com.
If you want to create a winter wonderland you need to start somewhere: join us for a simple tree craft as we celebrate the seasons. It may cold outside but it's cozy inside. All crafts supplies will be provided. For ages 5 and up.
Snowflakes are beautiful but much to fragile to enjoy for long. Join us for a simple snowflake craft so you have a memento you can enjoy all season long. All craft supplies will be provided. For ages 5 and up.
Spicy but of so sweet, gingerbread is wonderful to eat. Join us for a gingerbread related craft - we'll make a simple paper ornament you can keep. All craft supplies will be provided. For ages 5 and up.
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:
Racial disparities in the criminal justice system continue to be a concern in the United States today. According to data from the D.C. based organization, The Sentencing Project, the number of incarcerated Americans increased from approximately half a million in 1980 to slightly over 2.2 million by 2015. However, African Americans are imprisoned at more than five times the rate of whites.
In celebration of 2018 African American History Month, noted historian C.R. Gibbs will deliver a presentation from his African American History and Culture Series entitled "Black Metropolis: Great African Cities, Their Founding and Evolution."
Join us for this thought-provoking lecture.
If Malcolm X were alive today, what might he think about America's involvement in the War in Afghanistan, Syria and military presence in Niger?
On November 10, 1963, Malcolm X delivered a riveting presentation at King Solomon Baptist Church in Detroit, Michigan entitled "Message to the Grass Roots" in which he discussed imperialism and mentioned the United States' military involvement in Southeast Asia.
Meet up with Cookbook Enthusiasts for Recipe Swaps & More!
Join us on the third Thursday each month for Cookbook Club!
Each month meet up with other cookbook enthusiasts to exchange recipes and sample treats.
Check back each month for a new, featured recipe!
Please see the Adult Services Librarian for more information, or call 202-698-6373.
Please join C. R. Gibbs, noted author and researcher, who will present a series of lectures at several DC Public Libraries throughout the month of February in honor of Black History Month. All presentations will begin at 7:00 p.m."Crossing the Rubicon: The Battle for Black Public Education in the District of Columbia"
Join us the entire month of February for a special film series in celebration of Black History Month.
Films showcased in this series will be film adaptations of books that are written by or about popular and famous African Americans, and will range in ratings from PG to R.
November means National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)! The goal of NaNoWriMo is to forget editing and overthinking and just write your heart out by completing 50,000 words in just 30 days. With your ideas and our librarians' research skills, we believe you can do it!
Read digital issues of your favorite magazines with Zinio, the ultimate one-stop shop for magazine lovers, completely FREE with your DC Public Library card. Access 175 titles and counting of your favorite print magazines, available online to view in your browser or to download to your device.
"The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper" by Phaedra Patrick
Join us to discuss September's book club selection, The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick on Thursday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m.
"Don’t miss this curiously charming debut! In this hauntingly beautiful story of love, loneliness and self-discovery, an endearing widower embarks on a life-changing adventure.