Can't get enough of Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon, or Magic: The Gathering?
Prepare to exhibit your trading card prowess at this day-long event. Enjoy swapability at the expense of your opponents and win weekly bragging rights.
Looking for a fun, family oriented, weekend activity? Look no further!
Children and their families are encouraged to let loose and have a ball in the library. Every Saturday, come prepared to laugh, play and have fun!
Please call the Children's Desk at 202-727-1248 to find out the specific theme for the week.
This interactive, multi-media exhibit for all ages celebrates the bookmaking of children’s author and illustrator, Brian Selznick—his exquisite artistry, experimentation with form and narrative and spellbinding storytelling. It is timed to engage visitors with Selznick’s work and themes in anticipation of his May 8 lecture and May 9 family program at the library; visit dclibrary.org/selznick for details.
Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Mathematics?
Join us to design, construct, discover, create, and so much more! Topics change from week to week, so give us a call to ask about a certain week's plan at 202-727-1248.
Ages 6-12 in the Children's Room.
New Year, New Name, New Service!
Got an issue with technology? Come let us troubleshoot.
Want to download free books, music, movies and magazines to your device or computer? Come let us walk you through it.
Have a question about how digital things work? Come let us help you find the answer!
Learn to find and assess quality online health information. This class will be 2.5 hours. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.
Instructors: A. Muhammad, PIA International, Inc.
Computer Lab, Room 311
Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics.
You will learn to:
Navigate medical websites.
Evaluate medical websites for updates and active links.
Research personal health issues.
It’s time to head back to school and hit the books. But that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to celebrate in between Labor Day and Columbus Day. Learn about some of the weird holidays that happen this month by clicking on the links below. Sep. 1 – Chicken Boy’s BirthdaySep. 1-30 – Library Card Sign-Up Month
Do your kids have the Back to School blues? Take time to regroup after the first week of school with our Family Fun Time! Join us this Saturday at 2 p.m. for Back to School stories and crafts.Children will make pencil toppers and bookmarks. Need some titles to help with the transition back to class? Try these:
A Celebration of the Freedom to Read and Our Favorite Challenged Authors!
Please join us in the Great Hall on Wednesday, September 24 at 6 p.m. for a very special program in honor of Banned Books Week. The Birmingham Jail Players, a group of lively DCPL employees who came together for King Week earlier this year, reunite to celebrate Banned Books Week by reciting excerpts from the works of their favorite challenged authors.
A Weekly Film Series for Adults at 6:00pm in Auditorium A-5
Pop Movies, Every Tuesday!!!September's films feature romance, comedy and lots of action!Starring Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Kevin Hart and Zac Efron!!