Neighborhood Library

Did You Know?

Black History Facts

Did you know about the "Pit Schools" that existed during the period of American slavery? "Pit Schools" were holes dug in the ground and covered with branches. Some slaves were determined to learn to read even though it meant they would receive a severe whipping or be killed for defying their masters.

Book Lovers Valentine’s Day Craft

Nothing says amour like Valentine's Day. But what about those who are forgotten every year?You know who I mean – books! If you have a favorite story, author or character (perhaps that special someone you have been secretly pinning for), then this event is for you. Show your love by writing a book-related message. There will be a craft presentation so that you can make a bookmark to take home with you.

New Children's Books

It’s cold outside, but our hearts are warmed by the arrival of new children’s books. February is definitely a season awash in colorful stories.

Africana Book Club

Literary Visit to Zimbabwe

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Take Your Child to the Library Day

There are many reasons to come to the library, especially in February.Did you know Feb. 1 is “Take Your Child to the Library Day"?Join our 11 a.m. program, with a story and craft. Bring your library card and select a few titles to continue the fun at home.

DC Public Library Opens On Two-Hour Delay

Wednesday, Jan. 22

DC Public Library will open at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

DC Public Library Closed Today

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Jan. 21 due to inclement weather.

My School DC: School Lottery Information Sessions

Learn - Apply - Enroll

Which school will your child call My School?

The Value of Volunteering

How it can lead to a new career

Volunteering can provide an invaluable experience for the volunteer and the receiver of volunteer service.  Retirees, long-term unemployed adults and teens seeking work experience can benefit from volunteering.

Happy New Year!

How we can help with your New Year's resolutions

Are you ready for 2014? If you said yes, then fantastic! If you said no, do not worry! We can help.