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
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