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Celebrating Ice Cream!

July is National Ice Cream Month and the West End Library is celebrating! Have fun reading stories and doing activities to celebrate ice cream with your children.  

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The Intimidating Book Club: In Search of Lost Time

In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower

Overview of The Intimidating Book Club Intended for those who have always wanted to read that one classic novel of gargantuan proportions but never did (or didn't finish). This group will read a notoriously lengthy book widely considered a classic, section by section, and meet monthly at 6:30 p.m. ET for a minimum one-hour discussion that may last through 8 p.m. Together, we'll get to the finish line. One word at a time.

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International Booker Prize: A reading discussion group

Please join me and others as we read and discuss novels that have won the Booker International Prize! We will meet virtually every other month at 6:30 PM ET beginning August 9, 2022. Meetings may last one to one and half hours. The first series will focus on winners from 2016-2018. Tuesday, August 9, 2022 The Vegetarian by Han Kang Translated by Deborah Smith

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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 my.nguyen@dc.gov. Book info

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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!

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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:

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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

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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:

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