The principal language of Ethiopia, Amharic is a Semitic language belonging to the Afro-Asiatic family of languages. It takes its name from Amhara, a central province in Ethiopia and is the second-most spoken Semitic language in the world, after Arabic.
Learn the basics of this fascinating language with Ms. Yacob, every Friday afternoon in Conference Room 1 on the lower level.
All ages are welcome!
AARP Foundation Tax-Aideis available free to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and older.Through a cadre of trained volunteers, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has helped low- to moderate-income individuals for more than 40 years in every state and the District of Columbia.
Come and meet with a trained AARP tax aide provider today.
Service available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Start your Saturdays with Carol, Marjorie and some relaxing, stress-free yoga!
Everyone is welcome, beginners especially! Please wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours (limited availability).
Need help with homework? Want feedback on your creative writing? Stop by the information desk! We’ll set you up in a quiet study space and give you tips on how to ace your assignments.
On the lower level, every Sunday.
Bring your fully charged iPads, Kindles, Nooks, Tablets, or laptops and your library card to our weekly e-Reader Clinic at the information desk on the lower level. You will learn how to download books, music, and different types of media available for downloading from our website, and much much more...don't forget your cords!
Join the STEAM Team this month during Kid's Night on Mondays at 7 p.m.
These events are recommended for children ages 6-12.
Each event will take place in the Children's Room on the second floor of the library.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 0-2, with their caregivers.
For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.
Remember -- there is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m.
To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.
Celebrate these awesome books and have lots of fun!
Do you love Diary of a Wimpy Kid? Come celebrate these awesome books with other Wimpy Kid fans. We’ll be hanging out in the Children’s Room on the second floor after school on Tuesday, March 18 from 4-5 p.m.
Wear your green and celebrate the luck of the Irish during our Family Story Time at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 15 in the Children’s Room. We’ll share stories, songs and dances. Come join in the fun!Children ages 0-12 and their families are welcome to attend.Check out some books to celebrate the holiday at home! Here are a few suggestions:
On June 22, 1954, teenage friends Juliet Hulme — later known as best-selling crime author Anne Perry — and Pauline Parker put their plan to kill Hulme’s mother into motion, rocking New Zealand society to its core and making headlines around the world.
Mango Languages is an exciting new resource offered by DC Public Library to help you learn a new language, or improve your skills with one you already know. We’ll show you how to access the program, get started with a new language, and take advantage of Mango Languages’ exciting features.Along with the main Mango Languages resource, we’ll take a look at Mango’s Little Pim, a fun online tool for kids learning another language.
Keiko Kasza rocks!Our recent Saturday Family Story Time program was dedicated to stories written and drawn by Keiko Kasza.Plus, we learned many interesting facts about her! Here are six Keiko Kasza stories to share with your child.Curl up, get cozy, and read!