When Joe Coutts, the 13-year-old American Indian narrator of Louise Erdrich's 2012 novel The Round House, discovers that his mother is missing on a lazy Sunday afternoon in the spring of 1988, he understands the strangeness of the situation, yet he also
We want our Summer Reading Wall of Fame to burst at the seams. We need more pots! Bring in those reading logs so we can put up a flower pot with your name on it. Only eight hours of reading and then you can be displayed proudly on our bulletin board. Young readers in the Read With Me program get a pot and a green plant.
Turn the last days of summer into a cool friendship bracelet for yourself or a friend! Learn how to make simple, colorful knotted bracelets. All materials provided by the library.Wed., Aug. 21, 1 p.m.--2:30 p.m.Ages 12 & upFree
In November 1829, newly freed former slave Beverly Snow and his wife, Julia, migrated from Lynchburg, Va. to the nation's capital -- then still called Washington City -- so that Snow could pursue his goal of setting up his own restaurant.