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Make your gifts (and give your wallet a break) this holiday season!

Published on Monday, November 25, 2013

The holiday season is almost here, but that doesn’t mean you have to break the bank to get gifts! Here are some simple ideas for this season.

Staff Recommendation

Published on Saturday, November 23, 2013

Lady Catherine book coverThe story of the famed Highclere Castle continues in Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey by the Countess of Carnarvon, the companion to her first book, 

Resumes for Career Changers

Published on Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Expert Resumes for Career Changers coverAre you planning to change careers and need to update your resume?

Published on Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Cover of Sandman Overture #125 years after Neil Gaiman launched his now classic Sandman series, Vertigo comics and Gaiman have a brand new story to tell. Sandman: Overture #1 appeared on shelves in local comic book stores this month. Fans of the Sandman series may wonder if this is a good idea. Sandman was so influential and groundbreaking at the time it was written is it even possible a new story could live up to the massive expectations of critics and fans?

Published on Wednesday, November 20, 2013

medstar logoWe know that when you go to the doctor you might have a lot of questions, but sometimes you have a lot of questions before you even know how to make it to the doctor! Whether you're new to looking into Medicare options, interested in the change to Healthcare availability and law due to implementation of the Affordable Care Act, or simply looking to improve your general Healthcare literacy DC Public Library has a wealth of avenues for you to explore.

Suggested titles

Published on Tuesday, November 19, 2013

This year Hanukkah begins at sundown on Nov. 27 and ends Dec. 5.

If you're looking for suggestions for your Hanukkah celebration meals, below are a few cookbook titles available to check out.  And Happy Hanukkah!

A musical performance to celebrate Sunday hours

Published on Thursday, November 14, 2013

music notesOn Sunday, Nov. 17, we're spending the day celebrating our Sunday hours. As part of that celebration, The Unified Jazz Ensemble will be here for a special performance 4-5 p.m.

Founded in 1992, the Unified Jazz Ensemble engages listeners of all ages in innovative performances of jazz standards and original compositions. The Ensemble members include Mike Noonan, John Pineda, Dominic Smith and Tim Stanley.

Published on Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Looking for something to do in the afternoons now that the weather has turned colder? We want to remind everyone that on Wednesday afternoons at 4pm we host a kid's chess class. All ages and skill levels are welcome. And for those afternoons when we don't have class, you can keep up your game with some of our chess instruction books.

Published on Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Cover of Wonderful Wizard of OzKids, do you like reading comics and graphic novels? Do you want to talk about the graphic novels you read? Do you want to eat pizza? How about doing all three at the same time?

Once a month, we host a graphic novel book club just for kids ages 8 and up.

Something for all ages

Published on Sunday, November 10, 2013

On Sunday, NImage of confettiov. 17, 1-5 p.m., we'll celebrate the library's expanded hours with activities to showcase programs and services.

For children of all ages, there will be unscheduled storytelling all afternoon. Experiment with an assortment of e-devices (or, bring your own) and receive hands-on training down-loading e-books and other electronic materials. Learn about the great variety of databases available through Browse the book, audio and DVD collections. Let us tell you about the great programs coming up. Get a library card! Enjoy!