Center for Accessibility

'The Man Who Loved Books Too Much' by Allison Bartlett

Talking Book Club, May 15

The Man Who Loved Books Too Much, by Allison Hoover Bartlett.

Film Screening

'Preservation of the Sign Language' (1913)

George W. Veditz' historic 1913 film Preservation of the Sign Language, a silent film, will be shown on Monday, April 7 in the Great Hall.The film is in American Sign Language with no voice or captions. 

'Still Life' by Louise Penny

Talking Book Club, April 17

Shortly after elderly Jane Neal finally agrees to participate in the art show to be held in her small village outside of Montreal, she is killed by an arrow through the heart.As Chief Inspector Gamache investigates, he wonders if her unusual artwork provides a clue to her murder.

Talking Book Club March 20

Two Short Works by Famous Authors

In March we will discuss two short, less-known works by famous authors:The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder

Adaptive Services Children's Recommendation

"How to Train Your Dragon"

Dear LBPH Kids,How to Train Your Dragon is our Adaptive Services Division children’s movie recommendation for March 2014.

Talking Book Club Feb. 20

'Cutting for Stone' by Abraham Verghese

Ethiopia, 1954. Twin brothers Shiva and Marion Stone’s Indian-nun mother dies during their birth and their British father abandons them. As revolution brews decades later, Marion, a surgeon, flees to America, where he eventually confronts his past.

ReelAbilities Film Festival at DC Public Library

DC Public Library will be participating in the ReelAbilities Disabilities Film Festival again this year.

My School DC: School Lottery Information Sessions

Learn - Apply - Enroll

Which school will your child call My School?

Talking Book Club

'My Beloved World' by Sonia Sotomayor

We will discuss My Beloved World on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 11 a.m.

ASL Story Hour

'The Snowy Day'

Come join us on Sunday, Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. for an ASL Story Hour, for children of all ages and their families. Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen will sign The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats in ASL. Enjoy crafts after the story.ASL/voice interpreters and therapy dogs from People Animals Love will be present.

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