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Saturday, March 7, 2015

The Pearl that Broke its Shell

CANCELED: Celebrate International Women's Day

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Starting Feb. 18, Georgetown Library will be closed for approximately three weeks. As a result, this event is canceled. Nadia Hashimi celebrates International Women’s Day by discussing her debut novel,The Pearl that Broke its Shell, a luminous tale of destiny and identity in Afghanistan.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Wild Women of Washington, D.C. book cover

Wild Women of Civil War Washington, D.C.

Cleveland Park Library

7 p.m.
Local author Canden Schwantes Arciniega will be talking about the women who fascinated and shocked Washington, D.C. society during the Civil War.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Thursday, March 19, 2015

A. Rod Womack, author of Redwood

Author Talk: A. Rod Womack

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

6 p.m.
Redwood is the true story of a well-known Baltimore restaurant popular for its great food, live performances, and A-List celebrity events.  So what happened to the Redwood Grill?  What caused its demise?  The story takes twists and turns, leading the owners through a maze of surreal challenges along the way.  The conflict intensifies when they discover that they've been employing a serial killer.

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.