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'The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls' by Claire Legrand

A creepy new read by a new author

Twelve-year-old Victoria is determined to keep everything perfect: her grades, her appearance, and her best friend, overly messy Lawrence.

Southeast Tween Book Club

This month’s book club selection is the award winning book Coraline by Neil Gaiman.

DC Public Library Open Today

Thursday, March 7, 2013

The DC Public Library will be open during its regular hours on Thursday, March 7.

Kids' Playwriting Workshop

Do you have a budding writer or actor? Join Young Playwrights' Theater (YPT) at Southeast Library for a FREE after-school program. In six action-packed workshops, participants will learn about playwriting and acting through fun games and activities.

Changes to Wednesday Baby and Toddler Lap Time

Popular Story Time Will Move to a Ticket System

Starting Wednesday, March 6, we will start a new ticket system for the 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Wednesday Story Times.  Here’s how it works:

The Tween Book Club is underway!

January’s meeting was a huge success, with over 14 in attendance.February’s selection is Laika, by Nick Abadzis. The book won an Eisner award in 2008.

'Life of Pi'

Book Review and Book Club Discussion

Written in a first-person narrative, Yann Mantel's Life of Pi tells a tale of courage, faith, hunger, coping, fear, animal behavior and survival.

Ana's Story

Check it out for a powerful e-experience!

Ana's story is not all that different from thousands of girls all over the world.  A single teen mom, Ana is confronted with the daily challenge of survival as she struggles to provide for both herself and her young daughter.  However, she also has a powerful secret: Ana was born HIV positive.

Warm Up with an Award Winner!

With temperatures hovering around freezing, all Washingtonians are looking for ways to keep warm.  My personal favorite method is to snuggle up with a good book, and imagine sunshine and summer time.

Are you comfortable in your own skin?

What makes you human? Is it what you think, your experiences? Or is it something more?