The High Noon Book Club will be discussing The Kite Runner, a novel by Khaled Hosseini, on Monday, Jan. 7 at noon in Third Floor Room B.Join us as we delve into this intriguing book set in Afghanistan.
I should start by saying that prior to reading this I was not a fan of DC Comics or Batman. I've always found Batman to be too simple to warrant the title of a superhero. I mean, let's be honest: He's really just a rich ninja with a lot of cool toys. But this book changed my mind on Batman and DC Comics.
Looking for Halloween-themed suggestions?Come on over to William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library and join us for a celebration of fun things to do like popping popcorn and watching scary movies. Children can make funny Halloween picture frames to take home.
Teens, adults and seniors, please join us for an engaging discussion on HIV Oct. 11 in the main meeting room at 6:30 p.m.During our discussion, we will: • Facilitate a conversation about HIV transmission, testing and care;• Tell stories about people's experiences in the community;• Provide resources for prevention and care; and• Discuss how poverty and racism promote HIV.
PC for BeginnersMonday/Wednesday1 p.m.-3 p.m.PC for Beginners for SeniorsMonday/Wednesday10 p.m.-12 p.m.Office TrackMonday/Wednesday3:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m.To register, call ByteBack at 202-529-3395, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Silenced is the story is of Tinka Hampton's all-too-real world. Her mother, Nicola, has lost her job and is struggling to stop her family's fall into poverty. With her sons turning to drug dealing --and worse -- Nicola wants better things for her daughter. Yet, the more pressure she puts on Tinka to do everything right, the more she drives her away . . .