On Monday, January 10, the American Library Association announced its 2011 Youth Media Awards. For people involved with books for children this is like the Oscars. This year the Randolph Caldecott Medal, awarded to the illustrator of the “most distinguished American picture book for children,” went to A Sick Day for Amos McGee illustrated by Erin E. Stead, written by Philip C. Stead.
Registration is about to begin again for the Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program. Any DC resident between the ages of 14-21 can register for a job. The program runs from June 27 to August 5 (same as summer school).REGISTRATION BEGINS THIS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25 AT 3:30PM AND ENDS ON MARCH 19. The program has been scaled back more than 50% and it's first come, first served. If you or anyone you know wants a job, REGISTER EARLY!
The Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library is pleased to offer Chess instruction every Tuesday from 3:30 to 5:00 pm. Vaughn Bennett, a longtime and much respected Chess instructor in the District, has agreed to spend Tuesday afternoons with us. The timing is perfect for an after school activity, so please join us and UP YOUR GAME!
The AARP tax aide program has been suspended at the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library, however, this service is being offered at various other District of Columbia Public Library locations throughout the tax season. For information about a venue near you, please visit the library or call: 202-282-3080.
The Cleveland Park Library has a limited number of the following federal tax forms: 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, Schedule A, Schedule B, Schedule C, Schedule D, Schedule E, Schedule EIC, Schedule M, Schedule R, Form 8812, Form 2441.In addition, we have a limited number of the following instruction booklets and publications:1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, Publication 523, and Exemptions, Standard Deductions, and Filing Information,
Stressed out? Tired? Want to get away?While we can not offer you plane tickets to a warm tropical vacation spot, we can you offer the opportunity to learn simple techniques that may help you to improve your ability to relax and to deal with everyday stress.When: Saturday, February 12When: 1:00pmWhere: Cleveland Park Library-First Floor Auditorium 3310 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Larry King is currently visiting the Cleveland Park Library, fresh from his previous engagement at Madame Tussauds in Washington, DC. Mr. King is available for photos, but will not be signing any autographs...
This month's selection is The Poisoner's Handbook by Pulitzer prize-winner Deborah Blum who combines science and social history to tell the true story of Dr. Charles Norris, Manhattan's first trained chief medical examiner, and Alexander Gettler, its first toxicologist.
We now have in stock this new book by the award winning author Rick Yancey.Described as " A cross between Mary Shelly and Stephen King... perfect for readers who want their nightmares in a literary package."