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Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015

"Treason: Nixon and the 1968 Election" book cover

Author Talk with Don Fulsom

West End Library

7 p.m.
Talk by Don Fulsom, longtime Washington journalist, former White House correspondent, and former UPI bureau chief in Washington, on his new book Treason: Nixon and the 1968 Election (Pelican Publishing, 2015)

Monday, Sept. 14, 2015

Summit

A Man, A Mountain, A Family Milestone

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

7 p.m.
Have you ever dreamed of climbing the fabled snow-capped rooftop of Africa? Please join teacher, blogger and outdoorsman Mr. Brian Whitmer as he shares his journey of summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro: why he embarked on this journey, how he prepared for it and how it changed his life.

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015

underground railroad

The Underground Railroad in D.C.

Woodridge Library

7 p.m.
Local author and lecturer C.R. Gibbs will highlight D.C.'s history. This presentation will highlight the District's role in the Underground Railroad. Best for teens and adults.

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015

Blacks in science

Science in Early and Medieval Africa

Woodridge Library

7 p.m.
Local author C.R. Gibbs will highlight contributions of people of African decent during ancient Africa. Best for teens and adults.  

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

Hola Cultura

Hola Cultura presents 'El Barrio'

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
Hola Cultura presents their web based doumentary, or "webumentary", El Barrio, followed by a panel discussion about the film at 7 p.m. in the large meeting room on the first floor of the library.

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

BorderCrossing

The Great Central American Exodus Towards the U.S.: What is Driving It?

Mt. Pleasant Library

7 p.m.
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month please join us for a lecture by Joseph Eldridge, Adjunct Faculty at American University and Patrick Ahern.