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Author Talk Recap: The Antiracist Business Book by Trudi Lebron

On June 15, 2022, West End Neighborhood Library hosted an Author Talk with writer and business coach Trudi Lebron. An enthusiastic crowd of 19 patrons attended. Bringing frank, clear-eyed observations and lessons to the Author Talk, Ms. Lebron shared insights from her new book, The Anti-Racist Business Book, and read aloud captivating excerpts.  Afterward, a Q & A period commenced. It was a dazzling and educational conversation between Author and readers.

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Author Talk: The Antiracist Business Book by Trudi Lebron

Please join us on Wednesday, June 15 from 6:30-8:00 PM ET at West End Neighborhood Library for an Author Talk with Trudi Lebron to discuss The Antiracist Business Book: An Equity Centered Approach to Work, Wealth, and Leadership. For more information, please contact Book info

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Bloomsday: A Livestream

Come celebrate Bloomsday at West End Neighborhood Library! On Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 6:30 PM, we will livestream The Harvard Club of DC's Bloomsday program in the Large Meeting Room. The program will include introductory remarks from Irish ambassador Daniel Mulhall as well as a reading of selected passages from Ulysses.

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Meet Tiger!

A Local K-9 Celebrity

On Wednesday, Oct. 6, Officer Aida Rodriquez and her K-9 partner Tiger read their book Tiger the Police Dog by Lisa M.


Aerosoul: Murals For Our Time

The story of the artists, and the murals that changed the face of public art in Washington, DC

In partnership with DC Murals: Spectacle and Story, DC Public Library presents AeroSoul:  Murals for Our Time, which explores the deep connection between illegal graffiti of the past, and the sanctioned Street Art murals of today. The 8 ft x 66 ft exhibition is presented as eight captioned panels on the front windows of Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library. This interactive exhibit will delight youth and mural fans of all ages. The exhibition is anchored by a team that includes:

Eat a Little Better

“Food Justice” and the Smithsonian’s Food History Weekend 2020

The 2020 Smithsonian Food History Weekend which takes place Oct. 15 -17 will explore historical and systemic injustices with people who are working to make a difference by creating alternative models of empowerment within their own communities or by helping others make fundamental changes toward equity.

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DC Family Reads Kicks-Off with New Kid by Jerry Craft

Get Psyched for Summer Challenge!

DC Family Reads is a new DC Public Library literacy program that compliments DC Reads, a program for adults and teens. DC Family Reads will include books that a family can enjoy reading, discussing and doing related activities together.

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Leaders and Dreamers

Women's History Festival with Vashti Harrison book selections

DC Public Library will be on hand for Leaders and Dreamers: Women's History Festival with Vashti Harrison at The National Portrait Gallery Saturday, March 14, 11:30 a.m.

C.R. Gibbs Winter Lecture Series

Join author, C.R. Gibbs for his Winter Lecture series at the Deanwood Neighborhood Library in February and March. The award-winning historian, humanities scholar and exhibitor of artifacts has appeared at DC Public Library since 1989. He has spoken at the Smithsonian's Anacostia Museum, Arena Stage, colleges/universities and other venues locally, nationally and internationally.