Story Tags

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Story Time at the National Portrait Gallery

Wednesdays, beginning at 11:45 a.m.

DC Public Library joins the National Portrait Gallery’s Tuesday – Friday story time, Wednesdays at 11:45 a.m.  Enjoy stories, music and movement that encourage and model a love of reading and learning in the unique and interactive Explore!

Beat the Streets

At King Green Leaf Recreation Center

Drop by the King Green Leaf Recreation Center for the kick off to the annual Beat the Streets series of free summer festivals, June 20, 2 - 7:30 p.m. Learn about various community organizations while enjoying live performances and other activities.

Modern Lovers

Market Selects for September 20

Seasonal, Fresh Titles for Your Consumption

On the third Tuesday of each month, library staff set up shop at the FRESHFARM 

Marrow Island

Market Selects for July 19th

Seasonal, Fresh Titles for Your Consumption

On the third Tuesday of each month, library staff set up shop at the FRESHFARM 

Eligible

Market Selects for June 21st

Seasonal, Fresh Titles for Your Consumption

On the third Tuesday of each month, library staff set up shop at the FRESHFARM CityCenterDC Market to sign up new library customers, check out and return materials, and di

Me Before You

Market Selects for June 14th

Seasonal, Fresh Titles for Your Consumption

On the second Tuesday of each month, library staff set up shop at the FRESHFARM Penn Quarter Market to sign up new library customers, check out and return materials, and dish about

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Lowbrow Throw Down

City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

Okay, so we heard a rumor that the YA fantasy bestseller City of Bones is largely repurposed Harry Potter fanfiction.  This rumor is very, very difficult to verify (at least to the satisfaction of a librarian) but it's enough for us to choose it as our January selection.

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Lowbrow Throw Down

'Disclosure' by Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton did a lot of good work in his life.  We all love Jurassic Park, ER was good, we hear good things about Westworld.  However, we have a feeling that Crichton's 1994

Playing Mario MaKey MaKey

DC Public Library Visits the Gamer Family Festival

On Saturday, Aug. 15, Librarians Cameron and Kim visited the Smithsonian American Art Museum for the Gamer Family Festival, a whole day inspired by games in the museum’s collection. Not to be out done by event partners

The Library Returns to Baked & Wired

Join us there on first Wednesdays beginning in May

Need a library card and a latte? A book and a baked good?  Then get ready! Because with the warm weather comes the return of the Georgetown Neighborhood Library's monthly visits to Baked & Wired (1052 Thomas Jefferson St. NW)! Beginning on May 6, you can drop by the locally owned coffee shop and bakery from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month and use our Library Takeout service to sign up for a library card, check out materials, and more.

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