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Thursday, July 9, 2015

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100 Things To Do In Washington Before You Die

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
You've probably had a half-smoke at Ben's Chili Bowl, but have you been to the gospel brunch at the Howard Theatre? Did you know there is a Darth Vader mask built into the National Cathedral? Do you know where to find the "Exorcist stairs?" Join local author Shannon Morgan as she shares these highlights and more hidden gems of the District from her new book 100 Things to Do in Washington D.C. Before You Die. Copies of Ms. Morgan's book will be available for sale at this event. No purchase necessary to attend. 

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Aaron Burr

The Intriguing Aaron Burr: Vice President and So Much More

Georgetown Library

1 p.m.
Please join us in the Peabody Room (third floor) for “The Intriguing Aaron Burr: Vice President and So Much More” by Jamie Stiehm, columnist for Creators Syndicate and contributor to usnews.com. Aaron Burr, Jr. was the third Vice President of the United States, serving under Thomas Jefferson from 1801 to 1805. July 11 is the 211th anniversary of the 1804 Burr—Hamilton Duel!
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Forget Perfect: Addressing Adult ADHD

Cleveland Park Library

3 p.m.
ADHD expert Abigail Wurf, M.Ed., PCC, will be discussing her book Forget Perfect in the first floor meeting room. A local D.C. author, Abigail coaches professionals and entrepreneurs affected by ADHD and executive functioning issues to maximize their productivity and financial success and conducts workshops, webinars and teleseminars.  

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Southwest Wasington DC and the Civil War

Southwest Washington, D.C. and the Civil War

Southwest Library

6:30 p.m.
You are cordially invited to attend this talk by noted historian C. R. Gibbs on the role Southwest Washington, D.C. played in the Civil War. A question-and-answer session will follow the talk. 
100 Things to Do Cover Art

100 Things To Do In Washington Before You Die

Petworth Library

7 p.m.
You've probably had a half-smoke at Ben's Chili Bowl, but have you been to the gospel brunch at the Howard Theatre? Did you know there is a Darth Vader mask built into the National Cathedral? Do you know where to find the "Exorcist stairs?" Join local author Shannon Morgan as she shares these highlights and more hidden gems of the District from her new book 100 Things to Do in Washington D.C. Before You Die. Copies of Ms. Morgan's book will be available for sale at this event. No purchase necessary to attend. 

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Ruben Castaneda

Award-Winning Author Ruben Castaneda

Southwest Library

6:30 p.m.
Southwest Neighborhood Library and Friends proudly present an author talk with award winning author Ruben Castaneda. His work, S Street Rising, is touted by the Washington Post as "one of 50 notable works of nonfiction published in 2014".

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

100 Things to Do Cover Art

100 Things To Do In Washington Before You Die

Cleveland Park Library

7 p.m.
You've probably had a half-smoke at Ben's Chili Bowl, but have you been to the gospel brunch at the Howard Theatre? Did you know there is a Darth Vader mask built into the National Cathedral? Do you know where to find the "Exorcist stairs?" Join local author Shannon Morgan as she shares these highlights and more hidden gems of the District from her new book 100 Things to Do in Washington D.C. Before You Die. Copies of Ms. Morgan's book will be available for sale at this event. No purchase necessary to attend. 

Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015

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Author Talk: Liliane Willens

Cleveland Park Library

7 p.m.
Local author Liliane Willens will speak about her experience of living in Shanghai during World War II and the establishment of the People's Republic of China based on her memoir, Stateless in Shanghai.

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015

100 Things to Do Cover Art

100 Things To Do In Washington Before You Die

Tenley-Friendship Library

7 p.m.
You've probably had a half-smoke at Ben's Chili Bowl, but have you been to the gospel brunch at the Howard Theatre? Did you know there is a Darth Vader mask built into the National Cathedral? Do you know where to find the "Exorcist stairs?" Join local author Shannon Morgan as she shares these highlights and more hidden gems of the District from her new book 100 Things to Do in Washington D.C. Before You Die. Copies of Ms. Morgan's book will be available for sale at this event. No purchase necessary to attend.