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In Memoriam: Helen Thomas (1920-2013)

On Saturday, July 20, White House reporter Helen Thomas passed away at age 92 at her Washington home.

Carnegie Medal Winners 2013

The best in fiction and nonfiction

Winners for the second annual Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were announced during the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Chicago. This award recognizes the best in fiction and nonfiction published in the U.S. for adult readers. The awards for each category were presented on June 30.Fiction

A Guide to Civil War Washington

Exploring Civil War Era D.C.

What was it like to live or visit D.C. during the Civil War?

It's Not Too Late To Sign Up For Summer Reading!

If you haven’t already signed up for summer reading, what are you waiting for?  Come in to the library and sign up today!This year we have 4 different programs, covering everyone from babies to adults.

Teen Events- July Edition

July is here, and a great place to beat the heat (and boredom) is at the library! Here’s what happening this month:

Blue Sky Puppets

One of our favorite performers is back on Wednesday, July 24 at 10 a.m. to help us celebrate Digging Into Reading!Blue Sky Puppets will be performing a special show, The Time Capsule, designed specifically for DC Public Libraries and the “Dig into Reading” Summer Reading program.For ages 3-12.

Job Seekers Clinic: July 3

Job searching through social media

Are you using social media sites in your job search?

Fantastic Fridays!

Summer Fun Every Friday Afternoon

Starting June 21, join us every Friday at 3:30pm for our Fantastic Friday events! Each week we'll be hosting a different, family friendly activity. So bring your children for an afternoon of science experiments, gardening projects, and board games. We're even bringing back Book Bingo!June 21: Super Science Experiments

Zinio Digital Magazines Available for Download!

Tired of waiting for your favorite magazines to be available for checkout? Want to find back issues not available at the library? Want to do both of these things at your convenience? Then try Zinio Digital Magazines today!Zinio Ditigal Magazines is an online catalog consisting of thousands of magazines- and can be available to download on your computer, tablet, or smart phone! To set up your Zinio account, follow these steps:

James Beard Foundation Awards 2013

Award Winning Cookbooks and Food Writing

On May 3, the James Beard Foundation announced awards for cookbooks and food writing for 2013. The Beard Awards, named for the American cookbook author and teacher, are the highest honor for food and beverage professionals in North America.Below is a short list of award winning titles owned by the library system:Cookbook of the Year

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