DC Read-In, March 10, 2012, Washington Highlands Interim LibraryAdultsLiterary Scavenger Hunt10 a.m. -- 2 p.m.TeensBook Display Including: Mysteries. Love Stories, Science Fiction and Graphic NovelsAll DayChildrenPoetry Slam Reading, Children will take turns reading, writing, and reciting poetry aloud from poetry books2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Ages 5-12 yearsRefreshments Provided
Get ready for DC Read-In on March 10, the library's city-wide celebration of reading. Reading is so much fun when you get the right book or have the right person with whom to read.Children of all ages can join us here at Washington Highlands Friday, March 9, at 4 p.m. to create their own bookmark. We'll provide markers, colored pencils and colorful paper.
Who Said This?Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open.Barbara Bush or Laura Bush?Join the teens' game of "Who Said What" March 22 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
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