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Haiku Contest

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 (All day)

The Library invites you to participate in a Haiku Contest for all ages.   Write a haiku about your love of books, stories, the library or anything in DC and submit in person at the branch. Prize-winners will take home library swag and have their poem posted in the library and on the DC Public Library website in June.
Coffee + Conversations

Coffee + Conversations: Real Stories. Real People. Real Conversations.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 1:00 pm

Join library users, staff and local professionals for coffee and conversation. We will be discussing housing resources and neighborhood changes. Please join us for coffee and conversation and share your story.  
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Bus Tour of Historic Barry Farms and Hillsdale

Saturday, June 8, 2019, 10:00 am

Museum curator and author Alcione M. Amos will lead this informative bus tour which provides an overview of this historically significant area of Southeast Washington, D.C. Tracing the neighborhood’s beginnings as a post-Civil War settlement for African Americans and the following 100 years of its history, the tour includes stops along the way at Fort Stanton/Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Elvans Road, Barry Farm Dwellings, the corner of Sheridan Road and Martin Luther King Avenue and the Anacostia Pool.

Summer Challenge Kick Off at Martha's Table

Saturday, June 8, 2019, 11:00 am

Summer is here and that means it's time for Summer Challenge #Read20. Join us for the Summer Challenge Kick Off Event at Martha's Table from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.   Live performance by The Hip Hop Orchestra at 1 p.m. and more.

Free Legal Assistance

Thursday, June 13, 2019, 11:30 am

Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) brings free legal help to DC Public Library branches in neighborhoods throughout the city. At the clinics, you can get help with the following:  

Free Legal Assistance

Thursday, July 11, 2019, 11:30 am

Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) brings free legal help to DC Public Library branches in neighborhoods throughout the city. At the clinics, you can get help with the following:  

Free Legal Assistance

Thursday, August 8, 2019, 11:30 am

Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) brings free legal help to DC Public Library branches in neighborhoods throughout the city. At the clinics, you can get help with the following:  

Free Legal Assistance

Thursday, September 12, 2019, 11:30 am

Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) brings free legal help to DC Public Library branches in neighborhoods throughout the city. At the clinics, you can get help with the following:  

Free Legal Assistance

Thursday, October 10, 2019, 11:30 am

Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) brings free legal help to DC Public Library branches in neighborhoods throughout the city. At the clinics, you can get help with the following:  

Free Legal Assistance

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 11:30 am

Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) brings free legal help to DC Public Library branches in neighborhoods throughout the city. At the clinics, you can get help with the following:  

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