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A scene from the play, "A Matter of Worth".

A Woman’s Worth, A Playwright’s Journey

Meet Marcia Cole! An accomplished local playwright and member of the Aspiring Writer’s Circle will  discuss her creative process and the  inspired path she followed to create her play, A Matter of Worth.  

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Legends & Lore DC Book Discussion Series

March 20: Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiavarini

Do you enjoy reading about hometown Washington, D.C.?  Cleveland Park Library hosts a local history book discussion series!

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"What Happened to You?"

Women Speaking for Themselves on the Many Manifestations of Disability

Illness and disability come in many forms, and aren't always well understood by those not experiencing them. Women and girls living with disabilities are frequently subject to "multiple discriminations" and are among the most vulnerable, because of the "persistence of certain cultural, legal and institutional barriers" (UN). Presented in honor of Women's History Month, the following list of women share what life is like for them as they navigate disability, the aftermath of illness, and living a life of one's own.

"The Signature of All Things" by Elizabeth Gilbert

Adult Book Club

"The Signature of All Things" by Elizabeth Gilbert

Join us to discuss March's book club selection, The Signature of All Things by # 1 New York Times bestselling author of 

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Books to Enjoy for Women's History Month

March is fast approaching, so let's celebrate Women's History Month!  Here are some of my favorite young biographies of some fabulous females. Discover the stories of these less well-known ladies who left their mark in the fields of athletics, politics, science, and more. 

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Self Defense Class During Women's History Month

In celebration of Women's History Month, a self defense class will be taught at Benning Neighborhood Library on Tuesday, March 15, from 6-8 p.m. This two hour session will be led by D'Angelo Kinard of Advanced Sports Performance and will teach basic self defense techniques to use in various situations. There will be an emphasis on defending against larger/stronger assailants. A waiver must be signed by each participant before class to participate.

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Self Defense Class During Women's History Month

In celebration of Women's History Month, a self defense class will be taught at Deanwood Neighborhood Library on Saturday, March 12 from 1-3 p.m. This two hour session will be led by D'Angelo Kinard of Advanced Sports Performance and will teach basic self defense techniques to use in various situations. There will be an emphasis on defending against larger/stronger assailants.

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Self Defense Class During Women's History Month

In celebration of Women's History Month, a self defense class will be taught at Southwest Neighborhood Library on Saturday, March 19, from 1-3 p.m.

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Self Defense Class During Women's History Month

In celebration of Women's History Month, a self defense class will be taught at Northwest One Neighborhood Library on Thursday, March 24, from 1-3 p.m.

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The Invention of Wings: A Novel by Sue Monk Kidd

A Women's History Month Book Discussion Hosted by the Woodridge Library and Friends Book, March 20, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.

Come and join the Woodridge Library and Friend Book Club discussion of The Inventions of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd on March 20, 2016 at 3:00pm.  This  Oprah Book Club selection, follows Hetty "Handful" Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be her handmaid.

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