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DC Public Library Closed Today

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Jan. 21 due to inclement weather.

Touch, Play and Learn: Explore African Art with Paula Coleman

Have you ever been curious about African Art? Thought it was beautiful but wondered what certain art objects felt like and what materials they were made from?

Zora Neale Hurston: Jan. 7,1891- Jan. 28,1960

"There is no agony like bearing an untold story inside of you."

Along with celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., January is also the month we celebrate the literary and anthropological contributions of Zora Neale Hurston.

My School DC: School Lottery Information Sessions

Learn - Apply - Enroll

Which school will your child call My School?

A Conversation on D.C. Statehood

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. favored federal representation for District residents. In August 1965, he joined local civil rights leaders, home rule proponents and 5,000 people on a playground in the Shaw neighborhood. The group marched to Lafayette Square (seven acre public park directly north of White House), demanding the right to self-government. 

Happy New Year!

What are your resolutions?

Happy New Year!I love New Year's. It always makes me excited and hopeful about what the upcoming year will bring. Like many people, this burst of optimism often leads me to come up with a bunch of resolutions, even if I normally give up halfway through February...

"The Black Candle: A Kwanzaa Celebration"

Anacostia Library's African Diaspora Film Series

What is Kwanzaa?Is it only a holiday for African-Americans? How did it begin? For answers to these questions and many more, join Anacostia library for an all ages viewing

D.E.'s Choice Reads

Dr. J The Autobiography

Dr. J The Autobiography with Karl Taro Greenfeld takes the reader into the life and thoughts of Julius Erving, better known as Dr. J.

Brr... Books to help you get through the Winter!

Book recommendations

I admit - I do not like being outside when it's cold outside. But, I love curling up with a book and watching the snow fall. Here are some recommendations of books that reinforce that Winter Wonderland atmosphere, without actually causing a chill!