Story Tags

Chris Suspect Photo of people at a punk show

Photo Talks with Chris Suspect and Friends

Learn about DC street and music photography at Mt. Pleasant Library

Thurs October 6, 2022 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Photo Talk: Suspect Device Looking at documentary photography of DC's underground music scene

June is African-American Music Appreciation Month!

Explore with goDigital resources American Song & Freegal app

Created on June 7,1979 by President Jimmy Carter, this month celebrates Black American musicians and musical art forms. Acknowledging that it is a foundational part of American culture. 

Know Your Power logo

Congratulations to Gregory Robinson - Winner of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest

The Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library would like to congratulate Gregory Robinson who was First Runner Up in the Music Category of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest! His piece is titled Community Change. He said about the piece: "This is my song I made about my community when I was 11 years old." Read the lyrics of his rap below!

Know Your Power logo

Congratulations to Kashvi Ramani - Winner of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest

The Palisades Library would like to congratulate Kashvi Ramani who won first place in the Music Category of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest! Her piece is titled Alone Together. She said about the piece:

Congratulations to Sylva Murtinova - Winner of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest

The Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library would like to congratulate Sylva Murtinova who won first place in the Photography Category of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest! Her photo series is called Detroit. This is Sylva's second Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest award. She was also honored last year when she was First Runner Up in the Photography Category. She said about the series:

Know Your Power logo

Congratulations to Sarone Terefe - Winner of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest

The Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library would like to congratulate Sarone Terefe who was the First Runner Up in both the Illustration AND in the Photography Category of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest! Learn more about her winning pieces below! Hidden ADHD

Know Your Power logo

Congratulations to Jessica Delgado - Winner of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest

The Petworth Library would like to congratulate Jessica Delgado who won first place in the Illustration Category of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest! She wrote about her piece:

Know Your Power logo

Congratulations to Zahkura Eastman - Winner of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest

The Anacostia Library would like to congratulate Zahkura Eastman who was the First Runner Up in the Writing Category of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest! Her piece is titled Even Though They Get It Done She said about the piece: "My piece is about the ending of a cycle of hate. It is about the pain of being a man and woman growing up where we may live. It's more of a spoken word kind of piece but still is a poem nonetheless."  Read the piece below!

Know Your Power logo

Congratulations to Shirley Liu - Winner of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest

The Francis A. Gregory Library would like to congratulate Shirley Liu who won first place in the Writing Category of the 2021 Know Your Power Teen Arts Contest! Her piece is titled 黄 (Yellow). She said about the piece:

Pages