If you're between the ages of 8 and 12, join us in the second floor meeting room at 5 p.m. as we discuss a different graphic novel each month.
You can call (202) 282-3073 to find out the selection each month, or ask for a copy to check out at the circulation desk.
D.C.'s sports history is long and complicated: one of our first baseball teams was the Homestead Grays, a team that played in the Negro Leagues when baseball was a segregated sport. As the city they called home changed in race, class, economics, so did the Homestead Grays.
A new month means new programs for teens at Cleveland Park! Whether you like movies, games, or books we have something for you. So stay out of the cold and beat winter boredom by coming to the library! Here's what we have going on this month:
Jan. 7 at 6 p.m. is teen movie night. Join us as we screen Guardians of the Galaxy! Jan. 21 at 5 p.m. is Game Night! Play some rounds of Mario Kart on the Wii, or a quick game of Apples to Apples.
Session 5 with moderator Dr. Phil Burnham: Jan. 8, 7 p.m.
The fifth session of our library book discussion series, “Literature of the English-Speaking World,” moderated by Dr. Phil Burnham, will meet at Cleveland Park Library on Jan. 8 at 7 pm.For January, we’re readingThe Sheltering Sky, a haunting novel by Paul Bowles that explores the world of globe-trekking American tourists after World War II.
The Cleveland Park Library Job Seekers Clinic is held on the first Tuesday of the month from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. You can receive help filling out online job applications, writing resumes and cover letters, and setting up accounts on popular job search sites. This program is in conjunction with the Mayor's "One City One Hire" program.
The library's closed, but dclibrary.org is open 24/7!
All library locations are closed today, but there's myriad ways you can enjoy the library online!
1. Have your own film festival at home.
View films from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and more. Log into IndieFlix with your library card.
Habari gani? (What's the word for today?)
Harambe! (Let's all pull together!)
Join us at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 26, for a fun-filled Music and Story Time. We will sing, dance, and read stories as we celebrate Umoja, the first of seven principles that are renewed during the week of Kwanzaa.
Join us for our holiday craft on Friday, Dec. 19 at 4 p.m.
The children will make and decorate a fleece hat. Come and have some fun and get comfortable this winter by keeping your head warm.
This program is for children of all ages. The very young will need adult assistance.
Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club January selection
On Thursday, Jan. 8, 6:30 p.m., the Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club will stretch its definition of "mystery" to discuss a supernatural thriller,I Remember You, a ghost story by Yrsa Sigurdardottir, called the Queen of Islandic crime fiction.
Expecting guests over the holidays and need ideas? Check out our holiday book display for festive inspirations on cooking and crafting! We also have holiday fiction and non-fiction books for your reading pleasure.
Featured book: The Good Housekeeping Christmas Cookbook. Copies are available throughout the library system.
Come and join us for a special Around the World holiday program on Tuesday, Dec. 23 at 4 p.m.
Our program will begin with stories and songs, followed by hands on activities. The children will make and decorate their own fleece winter scarves and explore their artistic side by making pop-up holiday cards. There will be a variety of books of holidays from around the world that the children can check out.
Light refreshments will be served.