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Download music

Published on Thursday, December 27, 2012

Want to Picture of Freegal icondownload your favorite songs without violating copyright? DC Public Library can help.

Drop by our Freegal Workshop on Saturday, Jan. 5 between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. We will show you, one-on-one, how to download songs from Freegal on the DC Public Library website.

'Hourglass' by Myra McEntire

Published on Friday, December 14, 2012

bookcoverIn Hourglass by Myra McEntire, follow along as young, gorgeous, unassuming Emerson and tall, dark, muscular Michael travel forward and backward through time in order to save an extremely important friend.

Chinese New Year

Published on Thursday, December 13, 2012

Photogrpah of red chinese lanternsThe Chinese New Year in 2013 is celebrated on Feb. 10. It is the Year of the Snake.

The Paper Craft Club will make simple paper snakes to welcome the new year. Please join us on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. for a free craft activity.

All ages and skill levels are welcome and the library will provide the materials.

Published on Thursday, December 13, 2012

Holiday Crafting & Baking with KidsRegular and special programming will end for December on Dec. 15.

Programming will resume on Jan. 2 for the New Year.

But the children's oom will still be festive, so come on in for our pop-up crafts.

Italian Cinema

Published on Thursday, December 13, 2012

Join us in January for free screenings of masterful Italian cinematic works. We will watch more contemporary pieces as well as Fellini. With the exception of La Dolce Vita on the Dec. 15, all films begin at 6 p.m. The films are shown in the large lower-level meeting room. Bring yourself and have a good time -- registration is not required.

Published on Tuesday, December 11, 2012

bookcoverCome join us on Jan. 3 at 7 p.m. for a discussion of the graphic novel Daytripper by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá.

In every chapter of this book, the main character, Brás, dies. Each chapter picks up at a different point in his life where he lives and dies again. Follow along as Brás finds variety and meaning in his daily interactions and lives life to the fullest, because at any moment he could die.

Come discuss this thought-provoking graphic novel and get a slice of pizza and some soda.

Published on Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Calling all teens and lovers of teen fiction! Check out some of the great new books we received earlier this week. Here are some highlights.

January Meeting

Published on Monday, November 26, 2012

Photo of the book jacket of "The Hare with Amber Eyes"Happy holidays from the Nonfiction Book Club!

We will take a break in December and reconvene on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. Our selection is The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Family's Century of Art and Loss by Edmund de Waal.

This book will delight art lovers and those interested in art theft and in World War II.

Published on Monday, November 19, 2012

YarnDo you like to knit or crochet? Are you a reader? If so, then join our Knit & Lit Club!

We meet on Saturday afternoons at 3 p.m. for fun, conversation, and the chance to hang out. We are an informal group and no registration required. The club is open to all skill levels.

Also, the first Saturday of every month will be used to provide instruction and assistance to any beginners who are interested in learning how to knit or crochet. Please bring hooks, needles, some yarn, and we'll show you how to get started. All that's needed is some patience and creativity. In no time at all you'll be making your first scarf or blanket.

The Power of Music

Published on Friday, November 16, 2012

Our film series this month features movies that celebrate music's power and beauty. All screenings will take place on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. in the large lower level meeting room. The films are free and open to the public.

Poster of "The Soloist"Dec. 4 -- The Soloist (2009)
PG-13, 109 minutes