Lamond-Riggs/Lillian J. Huff Neighborhood Library

Good Children's Books about Fall

Now that fall has officially arrived...share these great fall books with your child.1. Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert It's Pumpkin Time by Zoe Hall Red are the Apples

Early Literacy and School Preparedness

What is early literacy? Helping your child get ready to learn to read.What are 10 ways that DC Public Library can help you get your child ready to read? 1. Sign up your child for a library card.2. Read to your child daily.3. Visit the library for story hour programs/family programs.4. Ask your child to tell you what happened in the stories that you read to them.5. Check out CDs and DVDs with children's songs and stories.6. Participate in the Summer Reading program.7. Visit your library often!

Open House

Come see the changes we have made!! Lamond Riggs Library Open House Thursday, Sept 2, 2010 from 4-7pm. We will have fun, food, games, prizes, giveaways and of course tons of BOOKS to check-out!!!!

Eating Local

Great Cookbooks & Markets to Support Your Effort

Are you trying to eat local? Wondering why you should eat local? Fresh local produce meats are better for you because the fruits and veggies haven't been lying around in warehouses for weeks, and animals haven't been cramped in spaces with thousands of other animals. Local food also usually comes from small farms. What fruits are in season in this area? Blueberries, figs, grapes, melons, apples, raspberries, pears and peaches.Here are cookbooks to support local eating:

What Books are Hot at Lamond Riggs?

The top 10 books that we can't keep on our shelves:1. The Help by Kathryn Stockett2. Wench by Dolen Perkins-Valdez

Dreaming of a Daytrip, Staycation, Weekend Getaway or Travel Overseas?

Lamond Riggs Library has a wide assortment of travel guides to provide you with up-to-date informationon places you want to visit. From the Smithsonian museums to Philadelphia to Tanzania, we have it!

Art Exhibit and Reception

Come view the photography of local artist Dee Ferguson. Dee's photographs are from her world travels. Photographs can be viewed on the 2nd level of the library. Meet the artist reception will be held on Saturday, August 14, 2010 at 2pm. Light Refreshments will be served.

The Teen Techno Challenge

Monday, August 16, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Even if there is no upgrade or resale market, there's no need for junk to sit in the back of the closet unused.  This mixed media art class/workshop alters the appearance and function of old stuff.  Techniques include gluing, bolting, painting and cutting.  The materials include soda cans, screws, buttons, bottle caps, old CD's, scraps of trim, fabric, etc.  

Cultural Presentation

The Role of Women in Indian Culture

Come view a traditional Indian movie and discuss the role of women in different Indian cultures.Light Indian refreshments will be served. View cultural items on display.Friday July 30, 2010 1pm

New at Lamond-Riggs

The Poet's Corner with Teen of Distinction Katrina Guinn