Lamond-Riggs/Lillian J. Huff Neighborhood Library

May Day Fairy Festival

Image by Boston Public Library/ Flickr Spring is approaching, and with this change in seasons comes a lovely day to celebrate, May Day.With the sun shining and flowers blooming why even sprites or pixies are tempted to come out and play.

Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover

Not sure what to read? Try something new!

Let us help you pick your next great book! We have a wonderful new display at our library just for you.Each book provides some fun hints at the content of the book. Meet the main character (sort of), determine the genre, and get just a taste of what's inside.

Dance, Music and Romance

Jazz Appreciation Month Program

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?

Cherry Blossom Sunday

Think Spring in D.C.

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.

Around the World in Eight Books

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.

Sisters on the Battlefield

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.

Poetic Musings

Book spine poetry challenge

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.

Connecting to Your Roots Using Genealogy Online Research

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. 

Cinderella Folk Tales From Around the World

Not every Cinderella goes to a ball dressed in glass slippers. Some girls don’t even have a fairy godmother to give them a ride in a pumpkin carriage! Can you imagine?

Zora Neale Hurston Book Talk

Celebrating Women's History Month