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How to Keep Each Other Safe from Racist and Sexist Violence

Monday, January 15, 2018, 11:00 am

Please join us for a special event in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, in partnership with the Collective Action for Safe Spaces. There's been a rise in hate across DC this year, and in our everyday lives as well as our rallying actions, we all have a responsibility to keep each other safe. In this workshop, learn and practice strategies for intervening to stop and prevent violence. 
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Reader's Theatre Features 'The Cart That Carried Martin'

Monday, January 22, 2018, 4:00 pm

Calling all readers and actors! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, January 22 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.The Cart that Carried Martin by Eve Bunting is the featured piece.
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January Teen Book Club: The Day Tajon Got Shot

Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 4:30 pm

Come hang out and eat snacks at our monthly Teen Book Club! For January, we are reading The Day Tajon Got Shot by ten local teen authors. Pick up a copy at the Information Desk. Teen Book Club will meet at 4:30 in Conference Room 1.
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Reader's Theatre Features 'Bring Me Some Apples And I'll Make You Some Pie'

Monday, January 29, 2018, 4:00 pm

Calling all readers and actors! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, January 29, 2017 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.
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C.R. Gibbs Lecture Series on African American History and Culture

Thursday, February 1, 2018, 7:00 pm

In celebration of 2018 African American History Month, noted historian C.R. Gibbs will deliver a presentation from his African American History and Culture Series entitled "Bound for Freedom's Light:  The Story of the U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War."   Join us for this thought-provoking lecture.  
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Reader's Theatre Features 'Princess and the Peas'

Monday, February 5, 2018, 4:00 pm

Calling all readers and actors! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, February 5, 2017 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Princess and the Peas by Rachel Himes is the featured piece.  
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Author Talk: Shout Mouse Press

Thursday, February 8, 2018, 6:00 pm

Celebrate Black History Month with local, teen authors as we discuss their book The Day Tajon Got Shot.
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Reader's Theatre Features 'Joe Louis: My Champion'

Monday, February 12, 2018, 4:00 pm

Calling all readers and actors! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, February 12, 2017 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Joe Louis, My Champion by William Miller is the featured piece.  

Select Libraries Open on Presidents Day 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018 (All day)

Select D.C. public libraries will be open from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Presidents Day: Ward 1 – Mt. Pleasant Ward 2 – West End Library Ward 3 – Tenley-Friendship Ward 4 – Petworth
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Reader's Theatre Features 'New Shoes'

Monday, February 26, 2018, 4:00 pm

Calling all readers and actors! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, February 26, 2017 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.New Shoes by Susan Lynn Meyer is the featured piece.  

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