'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.
Sonatas, cantatas, and plenty of jazz!Did you know that the MLK Library has a large collection of sheet music, instrumental instruction books, vocals for operas and musical theater, chamber music and miniature scores? There are thousands of scores including classical music, jazz, pop, gospel, folk songs, and lots of chamber music, just to name a few.