Library Takeout

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Family Learning at the Library

Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 4:00 pm

Learn about DC Public Libraries’ many resources that can help you this school year.
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Virtual Story Time

Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 10:30 am

Grab your shakers, bells or anything that makes a fun noise and join the Library on Facebook Live for Virtual Story Time at facebook.com/dclibrary. Follow the Library's Facebook page to receive notifications when Facebook Live programs start.  Recommended for children birth to 5 and their grownups.
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Family Learning at the Library

Thursday, September 16, 2021, 4:00 pm

Learn about DC Public Libraries’ many resources that can help you this school year.
Virtual Book Club

The Audacious Books Read Along

Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 6:00 pm

The Audacious Books Read-along will meet on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. on Twitter using the hashtag #audaciousbooks. This is the DC Public Library companion to author Roxane Gay's new Audacious Book Club, and is a reader-guided chance to check in with other readers. Please see the reading list below and we look forward to chatting with you.
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Queer Book Club - My Autobiography of Carson McCullers

Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 7:00 pm

Queer Book Club is a small but enthusiastic community that meets monthly to discuss queer-themed books spanning numerous genres. This month we’ll be meeting virtually to discuss My Autobiography of Carson McCullers by Jenn Shapland.
Back to School

Family Learning at the Library

Thursday, September 16, 2021, 4:00 pm

Learn about DC Public Libraries’ many resources that can help you this school year.
Word "Read" above image of parent owl reading to baby owl in crib

Virtual Story Time

Thursday, September 30, 2021, 10:30 am

Grab your shakers, bells or anything that makes a fun noise and join the Library on Facebook Live for Virtual Story Time at facebook.com/dclibrary. Follow the Library's Facebook page to receive notifications when Facebook Live programs start.  Recommended for children birth to 5 and their grownups.
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Virtual Author Talk with Ron Smith | Black Panther: The Young Prince

Thursday, September 30, 2021, 4:00 pm

D.C. Public Library is delighted to partner with Politics and Prose and the DC Public Library Foundation for an inspirational program with author Ronald L.
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Family Learning at the Library

Friday, September 17, 2021, 4:00 pm

Learn about DC Public Libraries’ many resources that can help you this school year.
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ESL Conversation Circles

Saturday, October 2, 2021, 10:00 am

Practice your English language skills as we discuss international affairs and comparative cultures in this high-intermediate-to-advanced level English as a second language conversation group. Join us virtually on Saturdays at 10 a.m. for the Tenley-Friendship Branch ESL Conversation Circle. The hour-and-a-half sessions are for non-native speakers of English ages 18 and older.

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