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Works of Eduardo Galeano

Published on Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Book Cover: Mirrors by Eduardo GaleanoEduardo Galeano is a bit of a shadow to North American readers.  A few years ago, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez gave President Obama a copy of Galeano's "Open Veins of Latin America" - a political and social commentary on the region.  Galeano is best known for his epic trilogy,

A New Year's Resolution Worth Keeping

Published on Thursday, December 22, 2011

Zen stones jpgMeditation is an ancient practice that offers tremendous practicality for the modern world. It helps reduce daily stress, increase energy and expand one's awareness of the inner self. In meditation, we quiet the energies of the mind and body and turn our attention inward to experience a time of stillness and relaxation. Meditation offers a perfect counterbalance to all of the outer activities of daily life. Regular practice helps improve focus and concentration, increase efficiency and renew enthusiasm. Start the New Year by learning a simple technique leading to the deepest levels of peace and joy. 

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Published on Monday, December 19, 2011

Bookcover: Broken ShoreJoin us January 5 to discuss Australian author Peter Temple's The Broken Shore, which won the 2007 Crime Writer's Association Duncan Lawrie Dagger Award (formerly known as the Gold Dagger).

Published on Monday, December 19, 2011

The DC Public Library will close early Saturday, Dec. 24, at 3 p.m. and will be closed Sunday, Dec. 25, and Monday, Dec. 26.

Visit the library 24/7 at to download books, music, renew materials, sign up for eNews and eNotices and much more.

Published on Monday, December 19, 2011

Bookcover: Arguably Essays by Christopher HitchensChristopher Hitchens was a writer, debater, contrarian, atheist and bon vivant.  He was born a British subject and later became an American citizen.

Published on Monday, December 19, 2011

Graphic of Christmas Sheep by ~bsignOur next meeting will be held Tuesday, January 24.  Stay tuned for details.

Happy holidays, everyone!

Looking for Great Gift Ideas? Try This Link from NPR.

Published on Friday, December 16, 2011

If you are looking for great book gift ideas then a few of the folks at NPR have some good ideas.

Happy holidays!

Large shipment of new books just received!

Published on Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Image of Book Future of Us
We have received many new young adult books recently. Check out The Future of Us by Jay Asher & Carolyn Mackler,

With Special Guests: The Wilson High School Jazz Chorus

Published on Monday, December 12, 2011

Music NotesIs there a better way to get in the holiday mood than with songs and stories? The fabulous Wilson High School Jazz Chorus is going to come help us celebrate the holidays on Wednesday, December 21, at 1 p.m.

Please join us for a festive time of songs, stories and fun. All ages are welcome.

"The Color of Hay: The Peasants of Maramures"

Published on Monday, December 12, 2011

Book Cover:  The Color of HayJoin us at the library on Thursday, December 15, at 7 p.m., as photographer and author Kathleen Laraia McLaughlin discusses her book, The Color of Hay: The Peasants of Maramures.

A selection of photographs from the work will be displayed, and a book signing will follow the program.