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'The River of Doubt' by Candice Millard

Published on Friday, September 28, 2012

Book Cover:  The River of Doubt by Candice MillardThe patron returning The River of Doubt by Candice Millard, commented that the book was very engrossing and “read like a novel.” Having recently read In the Garden of Beasts, I was intrigued because that book also read like a novel.

'The Handmaid's Tale'

Published on Friday, September 28, 2012

Book Cover:  The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood Join us on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. as the Ethical Dilemmas Reading Group discusses The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood.

Mystery Book Club Selection for October

Published on Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Still LifeOn Oct. 4, join us to discuss Still Life, the first in the Inspector Armand Gamache series, now in its eighth volume.  The book won an impressive number of awards for first novel, including the New Blood Dagger from the Crime Writers' Association and was named one of the five Mystery/Crime Novels of the Decade by Deadly Pleasures magazine.  The author went on to become the first writer to win the Agatha Award for Best Novel four times. 

David Belsky, Library Technician

Published on Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Photo of David Belsky at the Cleveland Park Library Circulation DeskDavid Belsky is a former library volunteer who joined the Cleveland Park Library staff after serving as a correspondence analyst and an editorial assistant in the Clinton Administration.  David thoroughly enjoys the rapport with our customers, and appreciates how they have helped him become more outgoing than he was when he began working at the Circulation Desk.

Never Back Down

Published on Tuesday, September 18, 2012

It’s time for another movie review from our teen critic:

2012 Summer Reading Grand Prize Winners

Published on Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Photo of Lauren Paige W. Summer Reading Kindle Winner, Cleveland Park Library Photo Alex M. Winner of the Cleveland Park Library Teen Summer Reading Grand Prize Drawing

Congratulations to Lauren W. and Alex M., winners of the 2012 grand prize drawings in the DCPL Summer Reading Program at the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library. 

Published on Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Maggie Sefton photoThe Mystery Book Club got a big surprise when Maggie Sefton dropped by the September meeting.

Tommy Wells' Traveling Book Club on October 23

Published on Monday, September 10, 2012

Book Cover: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by KingsolverThe Federation of Friends of the DC Public Library, Friends of the Cleveland Park Library and Councilmember Tommy Wells invite you to attend “Tommy’s Traveling Book Club” at the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library on Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 6:30 p.m. to  8 pm. 

We will be discussing Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver. 

Refreshments will be served.

Next Session: Sept. 5

Published on Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Business Handshake / DreamtimeThe Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic is held on the first Wednesday of the month, from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. 

Get one-on-one support for basic activities in an online job search, including creating an email account, writing a resume, working on an online application and more.