Back to School
Center for Accessibility
Friends of the Library
MLK Library Great Hall
The Labs at DC Public Library
Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016
Jamie Stiehm, a Creators Syndicate columnist and contributor to USNEWS.com, discusses how Frederick Douglass worked by day under the sun and Harriet Tubman worked by night under the stars.
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016
Join us for a screening of Misery, a multimedia film project based on Anton Chekhov's short story and featuring an original classical score by composer Michael J. Evans. The film will be followed by a discussion and question and answer session with Mr. Evans.
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016
Dean of the Italian Concordia Language Village, and Assistant Professor of English and journalism at Concordia University, Eric Dregni is the author of sixteen books. Professor Dregni will talk about some of his books including the popular Never Trust a Thin Cook and other Lessons from Italy’s Culinary Capitol.
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016
Please join us for an author talk with incredible graphic novel illustrator Gareth Hinds as he talks about his upcoming title Samurai Rising. Discover the life and world of a real 12th-century, Japanese warrior with the artist who brings him to life for today’s readers. For ages 11 and up—adults too.
Monday, Feb. 22, 2016
Join us on February 22nd at 6:30 p.m. when award-winning author Dolen Perkins-Valdez reads from her latest novel, Balm, set in post-Civil War Chicago. The event will be held in The Popular Library, our fiction reading room, located on the first floor, opposite the Digital Commons.