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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Doctor Jekyll cover

Metamorphosis Series: 'The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde'

Chevy Chase Library

6 p.m.
Chevy Chase Library's "Metamorphosis" lecture and discussion series will continue on April 21 at 6 p.m.  We will be discussing The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. Our guest lecturer for this session will be Jonathan Loesberg, professor of literature at American University. 
Carole Ottesen

Twenty Plants That Work So Hard You Won't Have To — In Honor of and with Advice from Henry Mitchell

Tenley-Friendship Library

7 p.m.
To celebrate Earth Day, join garden writer Carole Ottesen for the 2015 Henry Mitchell Gardening Lecture at Tenley-Friendship Library.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Book Cover for A Year in Rock Creek Park

Chat With Author Melanie Choukas-Bradley

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
Melanie Choukas-Bradley, author of City of Trees, will be discussing her book, A Year in Rock Creek Park.  

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Lincoln and the Theater

Abraham Lincoln and the Theater

Georgetown Library

1 p.m.
Please join us in the Peabody Room for “Abraham Lincoln & the Theater" by Jamie Stiehm, columnist for Creators Syndicate and contributor to usnews.com. Lincoln's love of plays, notably Shakespeare's, set the stage for his public character. The Peabody Room is located on the third floor of the library. This event is free. For more information, call 202-727-0233 or contact jerry.mccoy@dc.gov.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Peter Bailey

Personal Reflections of Dr. King as remembered by a Malcolmite

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
A. Peter Bailey veteran journalist and personal associate of Malcolm X offers a radical perspective on the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Bailey is the author of Witnessing Brother Malcolm X, The Master Teacher, A Memoir.  In the Black Studies Center.