One of the big events libraries celebrate in September is Banned Books Week, where we highlight the mission of the library to provide information and entertainment on all topics and viewpoints, even if some readers might find it offensive. One of the authors we highlight during this time is John Green, whose works are often challenged in libraries across the country.
There are a lot of new faces to see in the Children’s Room – and not all of them are human!I talked to our new animal friends myself to see how they're adjusting. Ladies and gentlemen, please meet Wallace the Shark and Baby Giraffe!
This free event is for all the D.C. residents with a disability, advocates, caregivers and providers to:share information and valuable resources;build new relationships;participate in activities that are fun, relaxing and empowering!The expo is Tuesday, Oct. 1, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Doors open at 9:30 a.m.
How Affirmative Action Hurts Students It's Intended to Help
The first thing to say about this book is that it is a call to discussion and further research, not meant to be the last word on the matter. The authors say much the same about it -- they do feel the research they have shows a likelihood the problem is real, but frequently note the need for more data to be released so better studies can be done.
Young professionals, federal workers, and technophiles of all stripes are invited to meet to take a look at the newest devices, to socialize, and to share information about the latest news and trends in the business of technology. Light refreshments will be served in the meeting room near the Digital Bar.
Hardcore fans of the first installment will want to re-read the first book since the action starts right away, and all those little subtle plot lines come racing into focus from the first page. If Book One is about myths and legends, then Book Two is about secrets.
School’s back, and with it comes the joys of everybody’s favorite after-school responsibility – homework!Never fear, kids: not only is the library a great place to chill out, visit with friends and even play, it’s got loads of ways to make homework and special projects go much, much more smoothly.