Back to School
Center for Accessibility
Monday, March 30, 2015
The DC Public Library presents an evening with Frederick Foote. Mr. Foote is a local poet and physician whose work has appeared in Commonweal, The Progressive, JAMA and many other publications. His book of poetry, Medic Against Bomb, won the 2013 Grayson Books poetry prize. He will read from his work and present an interactive display of his inspirations and travels.
The DC Public Library, in partnership with the Friends of the Petworth Library, invite you to Pelecanos in Petworth: Exploring D.C. Noir with Author George Pelecanos Author Reading (free to the public) Monday, March 30, 6:30 p.m. Petworth Library, 4200 Kansas Avenue NWHappy Hour with George Pelecanos ($35/person) Monday, March 30, 8 p.m. Petworth Citizen, 829 Upshur Street NW
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Want to make comic books for a living? Have your stuff reviewed by pros in the field? Come meet working writers, artists and more on Saturday, April 11. Guests include: Shannon Gallant, illustrator for Marvel and Dreamworks
All are encouraged to come and learn about different insightful and inspirational stories of high-achieving D.C.-area students. Dr. Brown will share how students can stand out during the admissions process. In addition, there will be a raffle for a counseling session. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity!
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Author Mike Canning will present his research on the long history of Washington, D.C. in the movies, for the benefit and entertainment of fans of local history, politics, and the cinema alike.
Monday, April 20, 2015
Miss Jessie's—Creating a Successful Business from Scratch—Naturally is a memoir and business guide rich with inspirational life lessons and unique business advice from Miko Branch, the Chief Executive Officer of the dynamic Miss Jessie’s —the company that revolutionized the hair care industry. Signed copies of the book are available for pre-order and day-of purchase. Pre-orders come with a grab bag of Miss Jessie's products and a #IamMissJessie t-shirt.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Poet and photographer Cary Kamarat reads from his new anthology, Travelwalk, a collection of travel poems and related photographs which reviewers have called "...a homage to the traveler in all of us [and] the multilayered experience that is travel." (Amazon.com)
Friday, May 8, 2015
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.