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Thursday, April 30, 2015

"Spirit Hovering: poems" by Nancy Arbuthnot

Poetry Reading: Nancy Arbuthnot

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
As part of National Poetry Month, the Takoma Park Neighborhood Library is hosting a poetry reading with local poet Nancy Arbuthnot. 

Saturday, May 2, 2015


Chat With Melinda Robertson

Anacostia Library

3 p.m.
Come meet Melinda Robertson, the author of Mistaken Identity. This is a fast-paced story that takes you into the life of a single woman who plays by her own rules and ultimately changes the dating game.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015


The Color of Courage: A Conversation with Author Julian Kulski with Polish Defense Attaché Brigadier General Jaroslaw Strozyk & Book Signing

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
"If there is going to be a war, I do not want to miss it." So writes Julian Kulski a few days before World War II begins, in this remarkable diary of a boy at war from ages 10 to 16. As the war unfolds through his eyes, we are privileged to meet an inspirational soul of indomitable will, courage and compassion.

Friday, May 8, 2015

Come see Brian Selznick give this year's Arbuthnot speech at DCPl

Brian Selznick Arbuthnot Honor Lecture

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7 p.m.
Children's author and illustrator Brian Selznick will give the 2015 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture. The title of his talk will be Love Is a Dangerous Angel: Thoughts on Queerness and Family in Children's Books.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs

'Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs' by David Grimm

Tenley-Friendship Library

7 p.m.
Join David Grimm for his author talk on Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship With Cats and Dogs. David Grimm is an award-winning journalist and deputy news editor at Science, the world’s leading journal of scientific research and science news. He is the author of the critically-acclaimed new book, Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs, which traces the journey of pets from wild animals to family members.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Asian Restaurants of Washington

Cleveland Park Library

7 p.m.
Local author John DeFerrari will be speaking about Asian restaurants in Washington featured in his latest book, Historic Restaurants of Washington, D.C.  All are welcome.