Join the conversation! This Twitter book club meets every Wednesday of the month at lunchtime to compare notes with library staffers on what you're currently reading. Love it or hate it, we want to know.
Or you can share in person. Just drop into the Popular Library during the meeting and get a free book or audiobook and a stylish but sturdy library tote to carry home your treasure.
The meetings are held from 12 noon until 1 p.m at
As part of our Adult Daytime Programming series, Movies in the Afternoon will present a selection from a variety of films each month, including feature films and documentaries.
Join us in Room A-5 on the 3rd Wednesday of every month.
Join DC Public Library librarians on the third Wednesday of each month at Gordon Biersch Brewery for a modern-day book club. Books & Bars is a book club that promises great food, drinks, a comfortable atmosphere, and great discussion on today’s most intriguing books.
A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking. Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program. It is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.
Are you a job seeker in need of assistance with your job search process? Then please attend the Job Seekers Drop-In and Legal Clinic, sponsored by the DC Public Library, where you will be able to accomplish job seeking tasks that can support your job search process.The Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic Drop-In services are conducted in the Computer Lab, Room 311, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., June - August, and 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., September - May.
Drop-In services include individualized assistance with the following job-seeking tasks:
These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Join us in this intermediate' level class. More vocabulary, conversation practice.
Any level is welcome to join the class, review what you know, learn new signs, practice conversation.
FREE and open to the public. No need to register.
Instructor: Lydia Barber.
Room A-3 (“A” Level)
Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times. These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children.
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
Come re-purpose old magazines and newspapers to create poetry and art. We'll be discussing issues of censorship for Banned Books Week, so here's a chance to wield your pens and markers for good and create something refreshing! Pieces will be used in a display on the second floor.
The Lynda Lounge will keep your digital skills up-to-date!
Ever get that wistful feeling just as leaves start to turn before they rustle to the ground? Do the sights and sounds of Autumn remind you of your own school daze? Not ready to re-enroll, but want to learn new things at your own pace, without a hit to your wallet? The Lynda Lounge was created for you!
Meet author Alexis DeVeaux on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Black Studies Center, as she presents her latest novel, Yabo. Alexis DeVeaux's work is defined by two critical concerns: making the racial and sexual experiences of black female characters central, and disrupting boundaries between forms.
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