Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
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The Regulatory Process of Starting a Business

Monday, December 4, 2017, 6:30 pm

Are you interested in starting a small business in the District?  Do you know about the necessary regulations to get started?The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) has partnered with DC Public Library to educate prospective business owners on how to start a new business in the District of Columbia. Come and learn about: Business Licensing Corporate registration

Early Literacy Craft Time

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 2:00 pm

Bring story time home by creating your own easy-to-make flannel shapes and finger puppets. Children and their caregivers will learn a new rhyme or finger play together. Supplies will be provided to create shapes or puppets to go along with the rhyme. Books, music and an interactive flannel board will keep children busy while their grownups get crafty. For children 0-5 and their caregivers.
Jenna Camille

Fringe Music in the Library:: Jenna Camille

Saturday, December 9, 2017, 2:30 pm

Jenna Camille, a DC-based singer-songwriter draws inspiration for her original music from Pop, Soul, R&B, Funk, Jazz, Hip-Hop, and Electronica. Through modern production techniques, Jenna and her group, “The Free Radicals” have garnered well deserved attention here in DC. Jenna will be performing holiday music in recognition of the season, as well as performing some of her original work off of her upcoming album, “Free”.
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Early Literacy Baby/Toddler Play Date

Monday, December 18, 2017, 10:00 am

Enjoy homemade early literacy toys with your babies and toddlers, get inspired to make your own at home with every day objects, and get tips on building a foundation for your child to learn and read through play. We will meet from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. For children ages 0-3 and their caregivers.
Martin Luther King,Jr.

Select Libraries Open on MLK Day 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018 (All day)

Select D.C. public libraries will be open from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on MLK Day: Ward 1 – Mt. Pleasant Ward 2 – West End Library Ward 3 – Tenley-Friendship Ward 4 – Petworth
Martin's Big Words by Doreen Rappaport

Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King Jr.!

Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 4:30 pm

Celebrate the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as we read the title Martin's Big Words by Doreen Rappaport together. Stay for a birthday party with cake and a retro dance party. For ages 5-12.

Dr. King Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 10:00 am

In celebration of our great friend, Martin Luther King Jr., we will host a special story time during our regularly scheduled Preschool Story Time.

Dr. King Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 10:30 am

In celebration of our great friend, Martin Luther King Jr., we will host a special story time during our regularly scheduled Preschool Story Time.
Cortenia Smith as Harriet Tubman

The Legacy of Harriet Tubman: A One-Woman Performance by Cortenia Smith

Thursday, February 15, 2018, 6:00 pm

Celebrate Black History Month. Please join us for "The Legacy of Harriet Tubman," featuring Cortenia Smith. This one-woman performance reveals the true spirit of THE legendary former slave, abolitionist and hero who defined courage and strength. Drawn from the pages of history and passionately retold by actress, Cortenia Smith, it tells a story of survival, endurance and faith. 

Select Libraries Open on Presidents Day 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018 (All day)

Select D.C. public libraries will be open from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Presidents Day: Ward 1 – Mt. Pleasant Ward 2 – West End Library Ward 3 – Tenley-Friendship Ward 4 – Petworth

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