What is early literacy? Helping your child get ready to learn to read.What are 10 ways that DC Public Library can help you get your child ready to read? 1. Sign up your child for a library card.2. Read to your child daily.3. Visit the library for story hour programs/family programs.4. Ask your child to tell you what happened in the stories that you read to them.5. Check out CDs and DVDs with children's songs and stories.6. Participate in the Summer Reading program.7. Visit your library often!
Are you trying to eat local? Wondering why you should eat local? Fresh local produce meats are better for you because the fruits and veggies haven't been lying around in warehouses for weeks, and animals haven't been cramped in spaces with thousands of other animals. Local food also usually comes from small farms. What fruits are in season in this area? Blueberries, figs, grapes, melons, apples, raspberries, pears and peaches.Here are cookbooks to support local eating:
Come view the photography of local artist Dee Ferguson. Dee's photographs are from her world travels. Photographs can be viewed on the 2nd level of the library. Meet the artist reception will be held on Saturday, August 14, 2010 at 2pm. Light Refreshments will be served.
Even if there is no upgrade or resale market, there's no need for junk to sit in the back of the closet unused. This mixed media art class/workshop alters the appearance and function of old stuff. Techniques include gluing, bolting, painting and cutting. The materials include soda cans, screws, buttons, bottle caps, old CD's, scraps of trim, fabric, etc.