President Obama's Sister to Visit DC Public Library

On Friday, April 15, Maya Soetoro-Ng, sister of President Barack Obama, will visit the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library and read from her debut children's book Ladder to the Moon.

The book was inspired by her young daughter Suhaila's questions about her grandmother, Ann Dunham. The book begins by asking, "What was Grandma Annie like?" That night, Suhaila climbs a golden ladder to the moon, where she finds her grandmother. A lyrical story relaying the loving wisdom of their late mother and dealing with the loss of loved ones unfolds.   

Soetoro-Ng is visiting the library in celebration of National Library Week. A book signing will follow.   

The reading will begin at 6:30 p.m.  The Tenley-Friendship Library is located at 4450 Wisconsin Ave. N.W.  This is a free event for families. Advance registration is required; no walk-ins can be accommodated. This event is fully subscribed.