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Online Games for Kids: Funbrain.com

Entertaining and educational!

Welcome to Funbrain.com – where there’s no shortage of games for kids that are both entertaining and brain exercise.  H

Biography of an Unknown Graffiti Artist

New Book about Banksy

When Wall and Piece came out a few years ago, I did not know much about the graffiti artist Banksy, but I was intrigued.

'Black Captains of the Chesapeake'

A documentary by Steven Berry

Did you know that Black men played a pivotal role in the oyster industry on Maryland's Eastern Shore?Please join us on Monday, Feb. 25 for the revealing documentary, Black Captains of the Chesapeake, directed and produced by award-winning independent filmmaker and Howard University Professor, Steven Torriano Berry.

Smithsonian Teams Up for Black History Month

DC Public Library is happy to partner with two Smithsonian Institution organizations for children programs during Black History month. The Smithsonian Institution National Museum on African American History and Culture will present its "Mission: Preservation" program at 11 branches.

The Map and the Territory

Artists Solving Mysteries

Part murder mystery, part art market indictment, The Map and the Territory by Michel Houellebecq (pronounced wellbeck), chronicles the lives of artist

Book Review: The 4-Hour Chef

Have you been looking for that perfect cookbook that covers everything from kale chips to field dressing a deer to olive oil gummy bears? Look no further -- that book has finally been published!

Teen Book Review: 'Midnight City'

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Poetry Open Mic Night

Are you a composer of poetry?  Want to share your work with your fellow DC Library patrons? Join us on Monday, March 25 as we prepare for National Poetry Month with an open mic poetry reading, in Room 207 at 6:30 p.m. 

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Did you know that February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month? To inform teens about the issue and about human trafficking, Teen Space has partnered with Fair Girls to host two workshops. On Feb. 13 and Feb. 20, from 4 p.m. to 5:15 , join us in Teen Space, room 208, for:

Can I get that in Catalan, si us plau?

World Language Children's Books

Yes, that’s right, Catalan: a language spoken in Andorra, northeastern Spain and the French side of the Pyrenees mountains.  It's just one of the many treasures to be found in the Children’s Room! 

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