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Saturday Breakfast Club

Pre-Literacy Skills for Twos and Threes

Join us for this five-week seminar for parents, caregivers and educators on pre-literacy skills for two- and three-year-old children. Saturdays: October 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 at 10 a.m.  You must register by October 2. Come into the library, or call 202-698-3377 to register.

Author Spotlight

Check Out These books by Local D.C. Authors!

Mr. Timothy by Louis Bayard  Florence of Arabia : A Novel by Christopher Buckley   

Staff Picks

Read a Recommended Book

Adult Fiction:  Jon Clinch’s Finn Adult Nonfiction:  Mark Bittman’s Kitchen Express : 404 Inspired Seasonal Dishes You Can Make in 20 Minutes or Less

History Pulitzer Prize Winners

The Pulitzer Prize has been honoring excellence in journalism and the arts since 1917.Read these prize winners: The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed (2009) What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 by Daniel Walker Howe (2008) The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation by Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff (2007) Polio: An American Story by David M. Oshinsky (2006)