Celebration of DC Reads

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Celebration of DC Reads

Local professor to speak on this year's read

Frederick Douglass in Washington DC book coverCalvin Warren, Assistant Professor of American Studies at The George Washington University, will speak on Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C.: The Lion of Anacostia by John Muller and lead a discussion afterward on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. in the large meeting room on the second floor, in celebration of DC Reads, the DC Public Library literacy program designed to encourage reading for pleasure by having citywide celebrations for teens and adults that focus on one book.  

This an excellent opportunity to hear from an expert, raise questions about the book, and learn more about the life and times of Frederick Douglass as a resident of Washington, D.C. for 18 years.

Please join us!