Did you know that the month of April was chosen to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month in recognition of the birthdays of jazz greats such as Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Gerry Mulligan and Tito Puente?
It is really spring in D.C. when the Cherry Blossom Festival starts!We will commemorate this gift from Japan that keeps giving, on March 30, starting at 1:30 p.m.Our family program will include read-aloud stories, refreshments and craft.All ages welcome.
Did you know that International Children’s Book Day falls in the month of April?Come along with us as we tour the world. Go on a global trip as we stop through eight fictional ports, exploring different authors' take on the world. But wait - we'll also make a postcard to commemorate the journey! You can sketch a part of your voyage or create something entirely abstract; it’s up to you.
Throughout the ages, women have always fought beside, behind, with men and alone when the need arose. In the United States, women fought in the Wild West, the Revolutionary War and the Civil War.Native American and African American women also made great contributions on the battle front.
Image by covs97/ FlickrIf your looking for inspiration or feeling creative, then join us as we pay tribute to National Poetry Month. We’ll start with a short read aloud session - share a favorite poem or sample one of the library’s anthologies for fun.
Are you planning a family reunion this year? Do you have photos of family members that you can't identify or you know little about the people in those photos? Use the next family gathering at a funeral, wedding or holiday celebration to begin your search for your family history.
Image by Yoel Ben-Avaraham / FlickrWhat do sites like Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn have in common? As forms of social media, both job seekers and employers are using technology such as this more and more. If you have ever been hesitant to join an online site but are interested to learn, then this workshop is for you!In this program, we will explore the following topics: