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.
Films are screened on the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in Room A-5, located on library's lower level. Just call 202-727-0321 to see what's playing this month!
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The Aspiring Writers Circle meets on the second Tuesday of every month in the Digital Commons at 6 p.m.
A place for peer support and networking for new and emerging writers, the Circle is open to Playwrights and Poets, Bloggers and Freelancers, Children’s authors and Graphic Novelists, Fiction and Nonfiction writers.
Join the conversation! This Twitter book club meets every second 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.
Please join us in the Black Studies Center on Monday, Nov. 18 at 6:30 p.m. as Michael Lisicky (author, noted department store historian, and lecturer) discusses his latest book, Woodward & Lothrop: A Store Worthy of the Nation’s Capital.
The encounters Craig Childs relates in The Animal Dialoguesare unique for two reasons: his life spent in courting such encounters, and his skill in making readers feel we are present and sharing the experience with him.
What do Internet and software upstarts such as Wikipedia, Firefox, Apache and Linux all have in common? They are all immensely successful innovative “open source” ventures that were developed and managed exclusively by volunteers.
The real Madame Delphine LaLaurie and Marie Laveau of FX’s 'American Horror Story: Coven'
One of cable’s most popular dramas, American Horror Story, an anthology series currently airing its third season, about witchcraft versus Voodoo in New Orleans uses fictionalized accounts of real women from the city’s past to enrich the show.