When students from Hendley Elementary School attended a Black History Program recently, we began by taking a tour through the library using pictures from Picturing America and other post cards from around the city. After the tour, students received a map of Washington, D.C. and were asked to locate different landmarks: the Lincoln Memorial, White House, Smithsonian, National Mall and etc.
The Washington Highlands Interim Library will reopen Thursday, February 2, 1 p.m.The library closed Tuesday, January 31 after a deer broke through the library window. The library was not open and no staff were injured.
All are Welcome to Join Washington Highlands Interim Library to celebrate Black History Month with the showing of movies and documentaries every Thursday in February at 4 p.m. 2/2 Documentary: Dogfights: Tuskegee Airmen
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot is a New York Times bestseller about the true story of a poor African-American woman from Clover, Virginia, whose cells were taken from her during a biopsy at Johns Hopkins Hospital
Come in and play this quick and fun word search, and see if you can find the hidden words associated with the civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tuesday January 24, 31Thursday January 26Ages 12 -18.Time: 4:30 -5:30 p.m.
Interim Library Remains Open Until New Date is Set
The opening of the new Bellevue Neighborhood Library (formerly named Washington Highlands Neighborhood Library) at 115 Atlantic St. SW has been postponed due to manufacturing delays. The Washington Highlands Interim Library at 4037 S. Capitol St. SW will remain open until a new date is determined. The opening date will be posted as soon as possible.
The Washington Highlands High Noon Book Club will be reading Georgia Bottoms by Mark Childress. The book is about a southern socialite with a drawerful of surprises. Come out and enjoy some great discussion.