Though the lush, wet spring weather is a pleasure in its own right, I can't help but sometimes yearn for searing heat, blinding sun and a climate so sparse and dry, you'd think lawn mowing and flash floods were just another urban legend. For this installation of Reading Through Time and Space, let's grab a book and journey to the desert! To mystical, magical, unnamed deserts, where things are not always what they seem and just about can -- and does -- happen.
'Helen's Big World: The Life of Helen Keller' by Doreen Rappaport
The story of Helen Keller is truly an amazing and inspiring one, and Helen’s Big World: The Life of Helen Keller by Doreen Rappaport is a very captivating read about this brilliant woman. The compelling pictures by Matt Tavares also provide great insight into how Helen Keller, who was deaf and blind, learned to read and experienced the world.
The Cherry Blossoms have fallen and summer is on its way. Come meet the Fiction Lover's Book Club on Tuesday, May 28 as we launch our summer reading season with a book swap and film showing. Recycle your familiar reads by trading with another book lover, or choose from the free books or audiobooks on the Fiction Lover's Book Club's swap cart. Then join the group as we watch a film favo
Many years ago, the founder of the National Symphony Orchestra, Hans Kindler, donated his library of orchestral performance sets to the DC Public Library. This special collection includes over 900 titles. It is available for use, without charge, by local orchestras. Users must register in advance in order to be eligible to use this marvelous resource.