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Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

CR Gibbs photo

Georgia Avenue & The Civil War: The African American Story

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
Join historian, author, and lecturer Dr. C.R. Gibbs in the Black Studies Center, as he recounts the largely unknown story of the black presence on Georgia Avenue during the Civil War. He will also reveal stunning new information about the African American contributions to the battle at Fort Stevens.

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Home Rule activism connected local leaders with Congressmen and Senators.

Panel Discussion: 40th Anniversary of the First Home Rule Elections

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
To recognize the 40th anniversary of the first election process held under the Home Rule Charter, DC Public Library's Special Collections, in partnership with the Historical Society of Washington, is convening a public program to discuss the legislative process of gaining Home Rule, various coalitions of the Home Rule activist community from Congressmen to local leaders, and the campaigns, grassroots mechanics and implementation of the first primary and general election. Moderator Martin Austermuhle, reporter for WAMU, 88.5 FM will moderate this panel discussion, with:

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

CAMERA

Lets Talk Photography!

West End Library

10 a.m.
Meet at the West End Interim Library for a seminar on Photographing Architecture and Architectural Details. After the talk, join the group for a two-hour photo walk and have fun taking photos of the architecture and architectural details. The seminar is from 10 a.m. to noon and the photo walk will be from noon until 2 p.m. Come for one or come for both!

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

father reading to child

Parent/Caregiver Lecture Series

Lamond-Riggs Library

5:30 p.m.
A share-and-tell to keep children engaged in reading. Including these topics: Nov. 18: Help Your Child Become a Reader Dec. 16: Read Aloud Workshop Jan. 20: Destination Library = Fun for All Feb. 17: You and Your Curious Child March 17: Think Green  

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Thanksgiving

West End Thanksgiving Party!

West End Library

6:30 p.m.
Come celebrate an early Thanksgiving with Whole Foods and a Thanksgiving movie! Enjoy some Thanksgiving food from Whole Foods, followed by a classic Thanksgiving movie.  

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

father reading to child

Parent/Caregiver Lecture Series

Lamond-Riggs Library

5:30 p.m.
A share-and-tell to keep children engaged in reading. Including these topics: Nov. 18: Help Your Child Become a Reader Dec. 16: Read Aloud Workshop Jan. 20: Destination Library = Fun for All Feb. 17: You and Your Curious Child March 17: Think Green  

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

father reading to child

Parent/Caregiver Lecture Series

Lamond-Riggs Library

5:30 p.m.
A share-and-tell to keep children engaged in reading. Including these topics: Nov. 18: Help Your Child Become a Reader Dec. 16: Read Aloud Workshop Jan. 20: Destination Library = Fun for All Feb. 17: You and Your Curious Child March 17: Think Green  

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

father reading to child

Parent/Caregiver Lecture Series

Lamond-Riggs Library

5:30 p.m.
A share-and-tell to keep children engaged in reading. Including these topics: Nov. 18: Help Your Child Become a Reader Dec. 16: Read Aloud Workshop Jan. 20: Destination Library = Fun for All Feb. 17: You and Your Curious Child March 17: Think Green  

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

father reading to child

Parent/Caregiver Lecture Series

Lamond-Riggs Library

5:30 p.m.
A share-and-tell to keep children engaged in reading. Including these topics: Nov. 18: Help Your Child Become a Reader Dec. 16: Read Aloud Workshop Jan. 20: Destination Library = Fun for All Feb. 17: You and Your Curious Child March 17: Think Green