People and Stories - Lunchtime Literature with the Library

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People and Stories - Lunchtime Literature with the Library

Next date: Friday, July 10, 2020, 12 p.m. (see all dates)

As part of our Summer Challenge program and partnership with People and Stories, join us for a live, weekly reading of a short story by a DC Public Library staff member. Each week, we will select a different story for you to enjoy and reflect on.

On Fridays, we will share stories read out loud in English (1st, 2nd, and 3rd Fridays) and Spanish (4th Friday). We will host the readings on the Webex platform, and participants can join by an internet connection or by phone. Instructions are below and you can send an email to david.quick2@dc.gov. with further questions.

Upcoming stories - click this link to join from the internet (password is "storytime") or call in from your phone (1-650-479-3208 with access code 160 817 3141)
  • July 10, 12 p.m. - "A Summer's Reading" by Bernard Malamud
  • July 17, 12 p.m. - Title coming soon
  • July 24, 12 p.m. - "Tres Cartas y un Pie" by Horacio Quiroga (read in Spanish)
We are also happy to offer People and Stories told in American Sign Language on Wednesdays at noon lead by staff from our Center for Accessibility. These sessions will also be host on Webex -  please email librarian Janice Rosen at janice.rosen@dc.gov for log-in details. 

Upcoming stories:
  • July 1, 2020    Toshio Mori “Abalone, Abalone, Abalone” 
  • July 8, 2020    Langston Hugbes “Thank You, M’am” 
  • July 15, 2020 Jamaica Kincaid “Girl”  
  • July 22, 2020 James Joyce “Eveline”
  • July 29, 2020  Edward P. Jones “The First Day”

 

Add to Calendar 10-07-2020 12:00:00 10-07-2020 13:00:00 People and Stories - Lunchtime Literature with the Library As part of our Summer Challenge program and partnership with People and Stories, join us for a live, weekly reading of a short story by a DC Public Library staff member. Each week, we will select a different story for you to enjoy and reflect on. On Fridays, we will share stories read out loud in English (1st, 2nd, and 3rd Fridays) and Spanish (4th Friday). We will host the readings on the Webex platform, and participants can join by an internet connection or by phone. Instructions are below and you can send an email to david.quick2@dc.gov. with further questions. Upcoming stories - click this link to join from the internet (password is "storytime") or call in from your phone (1-650-479-3208 with access code 160 817 3141) July 10, 12 p.m. - "A Summer's Reading" by Bernard Malamud July 17, 12 p.m. - Title coming soon July 24, 12 p.m. - "Tres Cartas y un Pie" by Horacio Quiroga (read in Spanish) We are also happy to offer People and Stories told in American Sign Language on Wednesdays at noon lead by staff from our Center for Accessibility. These sessions will also be host on Webex -  please email librarian Janice Rosen at janice.rosen@dc.gov for log-in details.  Upcoming stories: July 1, 2020    Toshio Mori “Abalone, Abalone, Abalone”  July 8, 2020    Langston Hugbes “Thank You, M’am”  July 15, 2020 Jamaica Kincaid “Girl”   July 22, 2020 James Joyce “Eveline” July 29, 2020  Edward P. Jones “The First Day”   false DD/MM/YYYY