|Adventure Annie Goes to Kindergarten
By Toni Buzzeo
JUV E BUZZEO
Even though there are rules to follow, a little girl who loves adventure has an exciting first day of kindergarten.
Seven books to share with your child about starting school
Published on Tuesday, August 20, 2013
A Mount Pleasant Library Volunteer
Published on Thursday, August 15, 2013
Published on Wednesday, August 14, 2013
There’s still time to sign up for Adult Summer reading at the library!
Step One: Stop by the information desk on the lower level, sign up, pick up a review form, and keep reading! We’ll have a lovely bookmark for you when you sign up.
Step Two: Write a brief review about any book you read; tell us the title, author, rate it. Drop off your review and get a DC Public Library tote bag! Your review will count as one entry into a raffle for a Kindle reader!
Summer Reading: Author Talk
Published on Friday, August 9, 2013
J. Grigsby Crawford is a writer living in Washington, D.C. His first book, The Gringo, chronicles his dark and thrilling adventures as a Peace Corps volunteer in South America and is described as "always entertaining and at times moving" by Men's Journal.
A Presentation by Archaeologist Dr. Ruth Trocolli
Published on Monday, August 5, 2013
City Archaeologist Dr. Ruth Trocolli and her staff are responsible for the many archaeological sites in the District, including prehistoric and Native American sites. These sites contain remains of historical significance that contribute to our knowledge of the city’s cultural past. Come hear Dr. Trocolli and her staff talk about archaeology in the District and what they have been unearthing recently, including some exciting finds from a burial site in Georgetown. They’ll be bringing some interesting finds for you to handle, too!
Wed. Aug. 21, 6:45 p.m. in the large meeting room on the main floor.
A Mt. Pleasant Library Volunteer
Published on Thursday, August 1, 2013
Award-winning children's author visits
Published on Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Jorge Tetl Argueta is an award-winning Salvadoran poet and writer whose bilingual children's books have been the favorites of children and adults of all cultures for many years. He is the winner of the Americas Award for Latin American Literature for his children’s collection of poems, A Movie in My Pillow. Argueta has also received the National Parenting Publications Gold Medal Award for Moony Luna and the Independent Publishers Book Award for Multicultural Fiction for Juveniles, as well as many other awards.
'Ethan Frome' by Edith Wharton
Published on Monday, July 22, 2013
Set against an austere New England landscape, Edith Wharton’s classic novella explores the themes of loneliness, quiet desperation, and sexual desire through the life of Ethan Frome. Barely getting by with what his farm produces, Ethan’s life with his difficult, hypochondriac wife Zeena is barely tolerable. Until her cousin joins the household as a hired girl.