We’re crazy for Almodóvar in June and July.
This Pride season, we thought we would pay tribute to an award-winning director we can always count on to be inclusive, over the top, thought-provoking – and fun! Join us in the large meeting room on the main floor every Saturday at 2 p.m. for another amazing Almodóvar film.
Come learn the skills your children need to be ready to learn to read. We'll share tips on how to promote early literacy at home in this interactive presentation in the Children's Room on the Second Floor of the library.
Your children are welcome: Every child will receive a free book.
The program is for parents and caregivers of children ages birth to 5.
DC Public Library is participating in the Free Summer Meals Program. Kids and teens eat free lunch July 6 – Aug. 14.
No registration required.
Lunch will be provided from 1-2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.Lunch will be provided at the following locations Monday through Friday:
Francis A. Gregory
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
Watha T. Daniel/Shaw
Got Bars?! Got Poems?! Or just have a story to tell? This interactive cipher is the first step to transform your stories into so much more.
In this program, you’ll explore what Frederick Douglass and Cole have in common, and what drama and poetry have in common. This workshop is for aspiring, inspired, and established writers and fans of hip hop, poetry and theatre.
Special Pajama Story Time in celebration of El día de los niños/El día de los libros
Celebrate el día de los niños during Pajama Storytime on Thursday, April 30 at 7 p.m. Children of all ages and their families are welcome to join us for this special story time to celebrate children, books, learning and literacy and take home a free book!
On Wednesday, April 15 at 7 p.m., author Mike Canning will present his research on the long history of Washington, D.C. in the movies, for the benefit and entertainment of fans of local history, politics, and the cinema alike.
Calling all youth artists! Are you creative? Have you seen anything heroic in Mt. Pleasant this year?
Then we want YOU to participate in this year’s Mt. Pleasant Youth Arts Fair! Every year, we host a public art exhibition of work by local students so everyone in the community can see what talented kids we have in our midst.
Here’s what you need to know:
Panel discussion and portfolio review with local artists and writers
Want to make comic books for a living?
Have your stuff reviewed by pros in the field?
Come meet working writers, artists, and more on Saturday, April 11!
Shannon Gallant, illustrator for Marvel and Dreamworks
Join us in celebrating Women's History Month, and win fantastic prizes!
Every Monday in March, a new trivia question will be posted on Twitter (@dcpl) and Facebook. Respond by Friday with the correct answer using #herstoryDCPL, and get entered to win a different prize each week! We'll reveal the correct answer at the end of the week.