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Did you know your DC Public Library card opens more doors than those to the physical library? With your DC Public Library card, you have access to thousands of online resources and databases, completely free of charge and accessible anywhere there's an internet connection.
In honor of National Library Week (April 14-20), Francis Gregory Library invited a special guest, Janice Greene. Ms. Greene is a griot, or storyteller, who performs folk tales in the West African tradition.
DCPL has a large selection of lift-the-flap, touch-and-feel and pop-up books in our Toy and Movable Books collection. Many of these books are board books for younger children and available for check out. They are colorful, fun and stimulating for story time at the library or reading together at home.
Moses Jenkins was a superstar rapper until he was shot on the steps of his mother's house. Waking from the traumatic event as a slave in the antebellum South, Moses learns firsthand the accounts of his ancestors as he endures torture, isolation, and adversity.