Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Mathematics? Join us to design, construct, discover, create, and so much more! Ages 6-12.Please call 202-727-1248 if you have any questions, or if you would like to know the specific theme for this week's STEAM Team.
Have you ever wondered what your favorite book would look like on film? Generations of filmmakers have answered that question by using literature as a reservoir for their creative vision. "Books on Film" is a monthly series that celebrates the written word on film by screening movie versions of popular and classic books.
Come to this storytime and listen to books from and about other parts of the world! With songs and fingerplays in different languages, this storytime is a cultural experience for the whole family.Around the World Storytime is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers.See you there!
Want to make great DIY pieces to show off to family and friends? Come to Art Attack in Teen Space!
Stop by and make cool crafts while hanging out with friends. We provide the materials, YOU provide the creativity!
Come see the Espresso Book Machine (EBM) in action and receive information on where to find resources regarding formatting and self-publishing.Please keep in mind that attendance is required to print your book.Upcoming sessions can be found in the Library's online calendar.
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!
Come to the Teen Space every Tuesday afternoon to participate in an exciting poetry workshop and let your imagination soar.Workshop is run as part of the DC Youth Slam Team, a subset of the Split This Rock poets association. Please contact Jonathan Tucker at 202.787.5279 to sign up for the class.Ages 13-19.
Beginning Level. 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar. Any level is welcome to join the class, review, learn new signs. FREE and open to the public.No need to register. Instructor: Cheryl Lewis.Room A-10 (Lower Level)Questions? Call 202-559-5368 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you an artist, journalist, or do you simply have something you want to share with the world? Come learn the basics of blogging by exploring some of the most popular services and sites available. We will learn how to create and customize a blog using Tumblr and Blogger.
George W. Veditz' historic 1913 film Preservation of the Sign Language, a silent film, will be shown on Monday, April 7 in the Great Hall.The film is in American Sign Language with no voice or captions.
Back by popular demand, what had begun as a trial course in Audio Storytelling is now an ongoing, four-part course for the foreseeable future. Beginning in April, students will meet on the first four Thursdays of each month at 6:30 p.m in the Digital Commons. The goal of this course is to teach the basics of audio storytelling.
Wednesday night I had the great opportunity to attend a reception at the Embassy of Singapore in honor of author Audrey Chin's latest book As the Heart Bones Break. It was a gala event with the Ambassador of Singapore, his wife, representatives from the DC Public Library, and the local Singaporean community.
Shortly after elderly Jane Neal finally agrees to participate in the art show to be held in her small village outside of Montreal, she is killed by an arrow through the heart.As Chief Inspector Gamache investigates, he wonders if her unusual artwork provides a clue to her murder.
On Display in the Great Hall -- and Now Available Online!
The Special Collections Department of the DC Public Library presents an exhibit on The Evening Star newspaper in the Great Hall lobby - to be displayed through mid-April. The exhibit features historic photos, archival documents and original newspapers from Washington's premier daily paper.
Long ago, St. Patrick's day began as a religious holiday that celebrated the arrival of Saint Patrick, who brought Christianity to Ireland. Today, it is celebrated in many parts of the world in the spirit of Irish heritage, culture and good luck! St. Patrick's Day celebrations of today include parades, feasts, Irish folklore and wearing the color green!