Lamond-Riggs
Neighborhood Library

Carter G. Woodson : Black history pioneer / Patricia and Fredrick McKissack.book cover

Black History Month Do Drop In - Games

Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 1:30 pm

Black History Games Join us and test your skills and knowledge of famous African Americans for prizes! This program will be repeated on Saturday, Feb. 23. for ages 6-12.
E Ethelbert Miller

Author Talk: E. Ethelbert Miller

Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 7:00 pm

In observance & celebration of Black History Month, the Lamond-Riggs Library is happy to host local Author/Activist E. Ethelbert Miller on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. Mr. Miller is a writer and literary activist. He is the author of several collections of poetry and two memoirs. For fourteen years he has been the editor of Poet Lore, the oldest poetry magazine published in the United States.
One Word from SophiaPrincess Truly in I am TrulyDear Dragon: a Pen Pal TaleMax and the Tag-Along Moon

Black History Month Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 10:30 am

Join us at the Lamond-Riggs Library to celebrate Black History Month with a special story time for preschoolers. 
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Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-to-40-minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.  
Discover Science with Dr. Bear logo

Discover Science* with Dr. Bear

Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 12:00 pm

*Scientific Creative Innovative Engaging New Cool Experience A hands-on STEM and arts program focusing on health issues of concern to the local D.C. community. This Discover SCIENCE Day:  "Deep in Sleep" will explore the science of sleep. Children and their caregivers are invited to dive into topics including: healthy sleep habits, astronomy and brain waves through science projects, arts and crafts and other fun stations. This is a family program for ages 5 and up.  
cover art for The great migration : an American story / paintings by Jacob Lawrence

Black History Month Do Drop In - Black History Through Art

Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 1:30 pm

The 2019 theme "Black Migrations" emphasizes the movement of people of African descent to new destinations and to new social realities. Join us as we explore the art of Jacob Lawrence and express our creativity through art. All school age children are welcome.
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Black History Month Story Time for Babies and Toddlers

Thursday, February 21, 2019, 10:30 am

Join us at the Lamond-Riggs Library to celebrate Black History Month with a special story time for babies and toddlers. 
cover art for I live in music : poem / by Ntozake Shange ; paintings by Romare Bearden

Black History Month Do Drop In - Black History through Art

Thursday, February 21, 2019, 1:30 pm

Join us as we explore the art of Romare Bearden through the poetry of Ntozake Shange. For school age children.
cover art for Magic Trash : a story of Tyree Guyton and his art / J.H. Shapiro

Black History Month Do Drop In - Magic Trash

Friday, February 22, 2019, 1:30 pm

Celebrate the art of Tyree Guyton and create your own masterpiece. All school age children welcome.
Carter G. Woodson : Black history pioneer / Patricia and Fredrick McKissack.book cover

Black History Month Do Drop In - Games

Saturday, February 23, 2019, 1:30 pm

Black History Games Join us and test your skills and knowledge of famous African Americans for prizes! This program will be repeated on Saturday, Feb. 23. for ages 6-12.

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