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Former South African President

Published on Monday, December 16, 2013

Conversations with Myself coverFormer South African President and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Nelson Mandela passed away on Dec. 5, 2013. 

Mandela was an iconic figure for his fight against apartheid in South Africa. Active with the African National Congress (ANC) during the 1940s and 1950s, he was arrested several times. In 1963, after being initially charged with treason, he was tried for sabotage and conspiracy and imprisoned for the next 27 years.

Award Winning Young Fiction Writers Series Session 4: Dec. 12, 7 p.m.

Published on Tuesday, December 3, 2013

book coverThis month, we’re going to a deep and dark recess of rural Kentucky.

Staff recommendation

Published on Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Historic Restaurants of Washington, DC cover Local author and blogger John DeFerrari explores D.C.'s culinary past and revisits old restaurants in his fascinating history of how Washington went dining, Historic Restaurants of Washington, D.C. 

Global Lens Series continues

Published on Tuesday, November 26, 2013

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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!