Neighborhood Library

Transforming Ourselves Through Meditation & Lifestyle

Find out how meditation can awaken us to our higher purpose, connect us to the source of all happiness within us, and help us lead more enriching and productive lives.Participants will learn a simple but powerful method of meditation that can transform their lives. David Newcomb will discuss how meditation can help heal us physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.

DC Reads: Screening of Kubrick's 'Lolita'

Reading Lolita in Tehran is the selection for DC Reads 2012. One Book. One City.

Kids Can Participate in DC Reads Too!

During a four-week period in October and November, people all over the city will be enjoying Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi.

Congratulations Kayla!

Summer Reading Winner

Congratulations to Kayla Tom of Stoddert Elementary School!Kayla is not sure just yet how she will be using her Kindle, but Kayla and her father, Kwok F. Tom, learned how to download materials from DCPL's website and even placed a hold for her future download.

Paper Fun Club: Pumpkin Mobiles!

The Origami Club is expanding and refocusing to incorporate a wider range of interests and abilities. We are now the Paper Fun Club.At the next meeting, on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m., we will make pumpkin lanterns. The library will provide all materials.Registration is not required.

October Film Series

All the World's a Stage: Movies about Movies

Join us for free screenings of these warm and witty views of lives consumed by passion for film and theater. All movies start at 6p.m. in the large lower-level meeting room.

The Rise of Nine - Check It Out!

If you're a teen book reader that yearns for aliens, action, and extraterrestrial romance, then The Rise of Nine by

Pandas: Origami Club September Meeting

Origami lovers: welcome back to the library! We will meet on Tuesday, September 25, at 7 p.m. to make panda bears.All ages and skill levels are welcome. The library will provide the materials.See you soon! 

Reading Lolita in Tehran

In the aftermath of the Iranian revolution, former college professor Azar Nafisi secretly read forbidden Western classics with seven of her female University students.Ms. Nafisi's account of life and literature in the Islamic Republic of Iran is part memoir, part contemporary history and part personal and literary exploration.