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Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Woodridge Library

3 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

DC Reads: African Film Series

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
DC Public Library has lined up two special documentary films about life of African immigrants in the United States and their connection to the complex issues facing their home countries. Both shows start at 6 p.m. in Room A-5.

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

7 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

Palisades Book Club

Palisades Library

7:30 p.m.
You are cordially invited to join us for a discussion of The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears, by Dinaw Mengestu.

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

DC Reads: Ancestry Workshop

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

6 p.m.
Attend a database demonstration that explores DC Public Library’s genealogical and historical online resources highlighting the Black Studies and Washingtoniana Collections. Learn how to research house histories, census data, maps, telephone directories and more.With your DC Public Library card, tracing your family history has never been easier.This program is part of the DC Reads series of events. To learn more about DC Reads, please visit dclibrary.org/dcreads.

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Capitol View Library

3:30 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

DC Reads: Play Mancala

Lamond-Riggs Library

4:30 p.m.
 During Lamond-Rigg's weekly Teen Wii Game Night, we will focus on building and playing our own Mancala games! Mancala is one of the oldest board games in the world and it is very popular in Africa.

DC Reads: Logan Circle Walking Tour

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

6 p.m.
NOTE: This is an off-site event.  Meet at 6 p.m. in Logan Circle for the walking tour.

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Northwest One Library

6:30 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Southwest Library

1 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Cleveland Park Library

2 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

Legends & Lore DC Book Discussion

Cleveland Park Library

2 p.m.
The October title for Legends & Lore DC is the DC Reads 2014 selection The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu.

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

6 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Francis A. Gregory Library

6:30 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

DC Reads: Book Discussion

West End Library

12:30 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 
The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears

Southeast Adult Book Club

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
Please join the Southeast Book Club on the last Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. for a fun and interesting discussion of the monthly book. The October book is The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu.  All are welcome!

DC Reads Book Discussion

Petworth Library

7:30 p.m.
Join us at the Petworth Library as we discuss The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bearsthe 2014 DC Reads selection.

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Capitol Hill Reads - The DC Reads Bonus Book Club

Southeast Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for a special second Capitol Hill Reads book club for DC Reads. Along with the rest of the city, we will read The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu.

DC Reads: Logan Circle Walking Tour

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

10 a.m.
NOTE: This is an off-site event.  Meet at 6 p.m. in Logan Circle for the walking tour.

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

DC Reads: African Film Series

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
DC Public Library has lined up two special documentary films about life of African immigrants in the United States and their connection to the complex issues facing their home countries. Both shows start at 6 p.m. in Room A-5.

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

CCH Book Club: 'The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears'

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
The CCHDC Book Club will discuss the DC Reads selection, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu at the Chevy Chase Community Center.All are welcome!

Pre-K Stories on Africa

Lamond-Riggs Library

10:30 a.m.
As part of DC Reads, we will explore Africa through stories, music and a craft.

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

6:30 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

Village Book Club: DC Reads

Palisades Library

1:30 p.m.
Join us to discuss 2014 DC Reads book, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu.

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Anacostia Library

3 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

DC Reads: Ancestry Workshop

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

6 p.m.
Attend a database demonstration that explores DC Public Library’s genealogical and historical online resources highlighting the Black Studies and Washingtoniana Collections. Learn how to research house histories, census data, maps, telephone directories and more.With your DC Public Library card, tracing your family history has never been easier.This program is part of the DC Reads series of events. To learn more about DC Reads, please visit dclibrary.org/dcreads.