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.
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
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:
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
Just because this year’s Pride parade has come and gone, that doesn’t mean that you have no more resources to GLBTQ materials. Here are some examples of resources you can find at the library, as well as some fiction reads featuring GLBTQ characters.
The date: April 14, 1865. Washington D.C. was still celebrating the surrender of the Confederacy at Appomattox the week before. Abraham Lincoln and his Cabinet were developing plans for reconstruction when his second term ended at the hands of John Wilkes Booth and his derringer pistol. The rest, as they say, is history.
Waiting by Ha Jin was the fifth book in the book discussion series "Ethical Dilemmas" conducted by Phil Burnham, professor at George Mason University. I overheard some of the discussion as it was taking place within earshot of the circulation desk at Cleveland Park. I was intrigued b