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Center for Accessibility
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014
DC Public Library has lined up two special documentary films about life of African immigrants in the United States and their connection to the complex issues facing their home countries. Both shows start at 6 p.m. in Room A-5.
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014
The CCHDC Book Club will discuss the DC Reads selection, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu at the Chevy Chase Community Center.All are welcome!
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014
Attend a database demonstration that explores DC Public Library’s genealogical and historical online resources highlighting the Black Studies and Washingtoniana Collections. Learn how to research house histories, census data, maps, telephone directories and more.With your DC Public Library card, tracing your family history has never been easier.This program is part of the DC Reads series of events. To learn more about DC Reads, please visit dclibrary.org/dcreads.
Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014
Join Shepherd Park Library for an afternoon celebrating Ethiopian culture and community, inspired by 2014's DC Reads book, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu. The event will feature performances by local musicians and information provided by community organizations. Experience music that is new or cherished and get to know the organizations that serve our community.