Do you have a need to read? Do you suffer excitement at the thought of starting a new book? Do you experience contentment when you've read the last page of a really good one? If you're looking for a summer escape or a pageturner for the beach, then this may be the prize drawing you've been waiting for.
The DC Public Library is hosting two discussions on the American Civil War this June as we approach the 150th anniversaries of the battle of Gettysburg and the surrender of Vicksburg. We hope you will join us as we remember and discuss the nation's great trial by fire.
One of my favorite daily shows on NPR is Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac. This five-minute radio program spotlights poetry and historical tidbits, usually of literary figures and historical events. Recently, he profiled Julian of Norwich (1342-1416?) and how, on that particular day in history, she had received the last of her revelations.
Shalom! Did you know that May is National Jewish American Heritage Month?Come to the Children's Room to learn more about the vibrant and diverse culture of Jewish American people.From history and biographies, to picture books and graphic novels, we've got you covered! Here are a few great picks to get you started:
The MLK Library has a large collection of music CDs in the Popular Services Department, but many of our users may be surprised to learn that the library also has a large collection of LP music recordings in the Information Services Department on the second floor in Room 209. This collection contains recordings from the 1940s through the 1990s, and includes classical, popular, religious, folk, worl