solar eclipse

Eclipse Watch Party

Can't find solar eclipse glasses? Want to see the full solar eclipse instead of the partial one visible in DC? Are you wondering what all the hubbub is about and want to hear from the experts? Join us as we live stream NASA TV on our large projection screen from 1 - 4 p.m. They will be showing the eclipse as it happens across the country, share scientific information about what is happening and connect you with others watching across the nation. All ages welcome.
Lamond-Riggs Library Exterior

Lamond-Riggs Library Community Meeting

Join your friends and neighbors to learn about plans to rebuild the Lamond-Riggs Library. Learn about the project timeline and process for community engagement.  

Southwest Library Community Meeting

Join us for a community meeting about the new Southwest Library project. The design team will share initial design ideas and gather community feedback. Visit for more info.  

Capitol View Library Renovation Community Meeting

See how the design for the exterior renovation is shaping up. Get an update on interim location, and share your feedback with the design team.   This meeting will take place at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, 4925 East Capitol St. SE. For more info, contact Archie Williams at 202-727-1437 or  
Picture of Chuck Brown

“Wind Me Up Chuck:” The Influence of Chuck Brown and Go-Go as D.C. History

In celebration, commemoration and appreciation of Chuck Brown, the late “Godfather of Go-Go,” please join us to watch two seminal videos that provide insight to the go-go music genre in D.C. “The Legend of Cool Disco Dan” (2013, 90 minutes) chronicles the life of graffiti artist Dan Hogg and DC in the 1980s. “The Tribute Concert to Chuck Brown: Put Your Hands Up” (Disc 2, 2002, 65 minutes). Chuck in concert at the 9:30 Club.
Picture of Chuck Brown

“Wind Me Up Chuck:” The Influence of Chuck Brown and Go-Go as D.C. History

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution’s Natural Museum of American History, please join us for this panel discussion, moderated by William Reynolds of the Museum’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, which will feature three speakers with a wealth of knowledge about Chuck Brown, go-go music and its narrative in the political and social history of D.C.

Ok, Google: Getting Started with Google using DC Public Library's Online Resources

Join us at Francis Gregory Library on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 2 p.m. for "Ok, Google," a special program designed to show you DC Public Library's online resources and tools to master Google.

Heroes of Cinema - Hopscotch

Let's discuss Ronald Neame's spy comedy, "Hopscotch", in September!

Basic Computer Classes

Learn basic computer skills in our lower level Meeting Room.  August 8 - Week 1: Intro to Computers August 15  - Week 2: Surfing the Net (Class will meet in Conf. Rm 2; class size limited to 8 attendees) August 22 - Week 3: Email Basics August 29 - Week 4: Word Processing Basics September 5 - Week 5: Word Processing Basics II September 12 - Week 6: Media and Storage    
Madame President by Helene Cooper

Reading the World Book Club: Madame President by Helene Cooper

Please join the Reading the World Book Club members to discuss Madame President by Helene Cooper.