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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

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The Mass Incarceration of African Americans and lts Effects on their Families

Woodridge Library

7 p.m.
Join us for our June Lecture Series. Come out for this important lecture by C.R. Gibbs on The Mass Incarceration of African Americans and lts Effects on their Families and participate in the discussion. Have you signed up for the DC Public Library Summer Reading program yet?  Check it out and go for the gold.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

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Book Hill Talks: Alex Finley - Victor in the Rubble

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
Former CIA officer, turned blogger and satirist, Alex Finley will be on had to discuss the sights, sounds, and absurdities of the complex relationships connected with the War on Terror.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

United State postage stamps issued (L-R) in 1963, 1998 and 1984.

Mrs. Roosevelt: Muse to Hillary

Georgetown Library

1 a.m.
Jamie Stiehm, a Creators Syndicate columnist and contributor to USNEWS.com, discusses how Eleanor Roosevelt was the indispensable First Lady of the people who helped write the nation's story and the figure Hillary Clinton saw as her soul mate.  

Monday, July 11, 2016

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History of the Military Road School

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
Join us on Monday, July 11 at 7 p.m. for an informative presentation on one of the District's first schools for the children of former slaves.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

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Book Hill Talks: America's Diplomats Screening & Discussion

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
Former Ambassadors Herman Cohen and Edward Marks will be on hand to discuss America's Diplomats, a look at the multi-faceted roles diplomats play in shaping global views of the United States.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Summer Reading

Historic Places of African American Leisure and Recreation In and Around Washington, DC

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

7 p.m.
Join Patsy Fletcher, author of Historically African American leisure destinations around Washington, D.C. for a talk about places of leisure and recreation for African Americans in and around Washington, DC.

Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016

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Hiking for Fun

Anacostia Library

7 p.m.
Curious about hiking as a hobby? Considering taking it up but don't know where to start? Join Michael Martin for an introductory talk on recreational hiking. Learn what you will need, where the best local spots to hike are, and more!

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016

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Book Hill Talks: Discussion of August Wilson's Radio Golf

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
Otis Ramsey-Zoe, Associate Artistic Director at banished? productions, Lecturer of Theatre Arts at Howard University, and Series Editor for NoPassport Press's Dreaming the Americas Series, will be on hand to discuss August Wilson's Radio Golf.

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016

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Book Hill Talks: Discussion of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
Otis Ramsey-Zoe, Associate Artistic Director at banished? productions, Lecturer of Theatre Arts at Howard University, and Series Editor for NoPassport Press's Dreaming the Americas Series, will be on hand to discuss William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.