The DC Public Library will be open during its regular hours on Thursday, March 7.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Published on Wednesday, March 6, 2013
'Followers of the North Star' on Feb. 26 at 5 p.m.
Published on Monday, February 25, 2013
This month's “Followers of the North Star” Black History Month Program will feature the documentary film Aunt Betty and Fort Stevens.
Produced by Marvin T. Jones, the film tells the story of Elizabeth Proctor Stevens (shown at left in 1911), a free woman of color who, despite losing her farm during the Civil War, becomes a heroine in her Washington, D.C. community. The story is told by the niece of Elizabeth Proctor Thomas, aka “Aunt Betty.”
This film is a production of DCTV, the public access network of Washington.
Published on Tuesday, February 19, 2013
If you are an adult who would like to meet once monthly for:
- author talks
- film discussions
- workshops concerning legal, health and financial issues
Join us on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 12:30 p.m.
Published on Friday, February 15, 2013
In observance of Black History Month, read The Healing by Jonathan Odell.
Published on Friday, February 8, 2013
American Violet is a film based on the true-life story of an Regina Kelly, an African American Texas mother of four who is falsely accused of distributing narcotics in a school zone. The local district attorney offers her a plea bargain with a 10-year suspended sentence if she will accept a guilty plea.
Participate in Followers of the North Star
Published on Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Published on Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Attention Lego Ninja lovers of all ages: LEGO Ninjago Masters of Spinjitzu: Character Encyclopedia has arrived.
Open the pages and learn everything there is to know about each unique ninja in LEGO’s Ninjago world. Learn fun facts about the variants of each minifigure, their locations, vehicles and weapons. In addition, build a minifigure.
In the book cover, there’s a mini figure for you to put together!
Published on Monday, February 4, 2013
With his powerful images, Kadir Nelson has illustrated another picture book biography introducing young readers to Nelson Mandela’s life and political leadership.
Published on Friday, February 1, 2013
There are many reasons to come to the library, especially in February. Did you know Feb. 2 is “Take Your Child to the Library Day"? Do drop in and join our 10:30 a.m. Groundhog Day Program, with a story and craft.
Stay a while, and select a few titles to take home. Visit this February and peruse our new books, and check out a few.
We welcome you to browse our collection of Black History Month biographies, President’s Day books, about Abe Lincoln and George Washington, maybe one for Groundhog’s Day, Chinese New Year or Valentine’s Day.
Yoga at Lamond Riggs Library
Published on Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Join us for a special introduction to yoga on Saturday, Jan. 12 at 12:30 p.m.
Learn what yoga is and how it can help you!
Classes will be held every Saturday. Wear comfortable clothing and bring your mat. If you don't have a mat, no worries! We will have extras for you to use.
Presented by Yoga Activist Inc.