Library Takeout

Virtual Book Club

The Audacious Books Read Along

Tuesday, April 27, 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.  Please see the reading list below and we look forward to chatting with you. January: Black Futures by Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham
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Virtual Story Time

Wednesday, April 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. 
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Wednesday Yoga

Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 12:00 pm

Take a midday break to breathe, stretch and reset with 30 minutes of gentle yoga from our friends at Yoga District. Join the live virtual class Wednesdays at noon on the DC Public Library Facebook page. A range of options will be provided for participants of all fitness levels

#brownbagdc Book Chat

Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 12:00 pm

This Twitter book club meets every Wednesday at lunchtime to compare notes with library staffers and customers on what you're currently reading. Love it or hate it, we want to know. The meetings are held from noon until 1 p.m on Twitter @dcpl using the hashtag #brownbagdc. The #brownbagdc chat is run by multiple library staff members.
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Spring Story Time with HSCSN

Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 5:30 pm

Celebrate Spring with DC Public Library and Health Services for Children with Special Needs, Inc. Join us for a weekly virtual Spring Story Time at 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday in April. For more information and to reserve your spot, click here to visit HSCSN's website.
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Virtual Story Time

Thursday, April 29, 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. 
Ask a Librarian

Ask a Librarian

Thursday, April 29, 2021, 12:00 pm

Wondering what to read next? Looking for recommendations on a particular genre? Ask a Librarian during our live Twitter chat on Thursdays at noon. Be sure to follow @dcpl and join the conversation using the hashtag #AskaLibrarian.
Mosaic Theater

Investigating the Poet-Playwright

Thursday, April 29, 2021, 6:30 pm

Join us for a special four-part series with D.C.'s own Mosaic Theater for National Poetry Month. When does a poem cease being a poem and become a play?  Join playwright Gethsemane Herron-Coward as she leads a series of workshops examining poetry and lyricism in playwriting.  Attendees will create and share their own poetry-infused one-act play in the concluding session. 

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