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Celebrate Our New Hours With Us!

Sunday, Oct. 6

Join us on Sunday, Oct. 6 as we celebrate our new hours with a garden party!Music will be provided by local group Black Coffee, performing music in the Great American Songbook style at 1:30 p.m.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!

Teatro de La Luna presents 'I Call Her Rusita Rojas'

What better way to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month than with an energetic adaptation of Charles Perrault’s “Little Red Riding Hood” ?!Presented by Teatro de la Luna, this bilingual play has both singing and dancing with characters full of humor that teach us that life is wonderful if we take a moment to dream together.Join us in the program room on Friday, Oct. 4 at 11 a.m. for a morning of bilingual fun!

Staff Picks

Library Associate Justin Pair shares his reading list with you

The Son by Philipp Meyer

Summer Reading Wrap Up

Congratulations to everyone who completed and participated in Summer Reading this year.We had an unbelievable amount of participation, and we are so proud of all of our summer readers. This year was the first year that DC Public Library offered an Adult Summer Reading Challenge, and we had participants ranging from babies to grandparents--everyone was able to get in on the action! So thank you again to everyone who joined in the fun, and special congratulations to our Summer Reading Winners!

Get Your Seeds Ready!

Prepare for the Fair

Did you know that the DC State Fair is at the end of the month?

Tween Book Club Selection for September

"Smile" by Raina Telgemeier

Raina is just your average sixth-grader: she loves goofing around with her friends and she's coping with her inevitable new set of braces in the coming weeks.  However, her life takes a turn when she loses a foot race after Girl Scouts and falls right on her face!  Now on top of navigating the uncertain waters of middle school, she has to contend with surgery, headgear, and a new wonky smile.

Murder in the Yoga Store

True Crime hits close to home in this thriller

With summer winding down and transitioning to fall, there's only a few short weeks to indulge in summer's best guilty pleasure -- true crime.

Tween Book Club August Meeting

Come by for a special Back to School Meeting!

It's back to school for all DC Public School kids this week!  In celebration (or commiseration, you decide) we'll be hosting a special Back to School Meeting of the Southeast Tween Book Club. Come by Wednesday, August 28, at 4 p.m. for snacks and discussion.  

Uno, Dos, Tres con Andres

Move to the music!

On Friday, Aug. 23 from 2 p.m.

Rapture Practice

A story of faith, family and breaking the rules

Aaron Hartzler has never had a problem making friends.  He's smart, charismatic, and dresses straight from the pages of GQ Magazine.  Growing up in Kansas City, he also harbors some big dreams of making it big on Broadway or becoming a move star in Hollywood.