Neighborhood Library

Review of "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"

She may not have discovered the fountain of youth, but the essence of Henrietta Lack, a poor black mother of five from Baltimore, goes on to this day.

It's a Book

Does it require batteries? No, it’s a book. Does it come with apps? No, it’s a book.  How many gigs does it have? None, it’s a book! 

Free Durable Power of Attorney Workshop

First session: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2011Second session: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, 2011Note:  Must attend both sessions. Limited to 50 participants.Attorney: Dickstein Shapiro LLPPlease call 202-541-5924 to register.

Lamond-Riggs Closes for Maintenance

The Lamond-Riggs Neighborhood Library will be closed for scheduled maintenance from Monday, January 24, until Monday, January 31.All meetings and programs at the Lamond-Riggs Library are canceled or postponed during this time. We will resume all scheduled activities beginning Monday, January 31.

Urban Fiction Authors Visit Lamond-Riggs Library

Urban fiction authors Darrell King (Dirty South and Mo Dirty) a

Kwanza: What Exactly Is It?

My family has been celebrating Kwanzaa for a little over 15 years now: Homemade gifts. Libations to my ancestors. Candle lighting! and good ole healthy soul food. When I talk about Kwanzaa, people often ask many questions or have a lot of preconceived ideas about the celebration.So what exactly is Kwanzaa?

Green for the Holidays

This year I decided that I would celebrate my Thanksgiving holiday by being green!I chose not to fly to Grandma's house and to do away with the traditional turkey. My family and I opted for a vegetarian dinner (except for the one steak that my hubby demanded). We bought vegetables that were for the most part locally and/or organically grown. We opted not to use any disposable plates, cups, utensils, etc.

Senior Coffee and Chat

Coffee, Java, Joe, Brew, ...whatever you like to call it! Come and enjoy a cup on us while discussing current events and great books. Lamond Riggs Library is hosting it's first meeting for the Senior Coffee and Chat on Friday, Nov 5, 2010 at 1pm. For more information call us at 202-541-6255

Warm Hands, Warm Hearts

The Lamond-Riggs Library will be collecting new, gently used, clean, hats, gloves and scarves for children ages 1 to 13.  Hand-knitted items are welcomed. 

Pumpkin Carving for Teens and Tweens

Enjoy carving a pumpkin and Halloween treats on October 30th, 2:00pm to 3:30pm.&nb