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"Reading" in the Digital Age

On October 2, join us at 11am for french pastries and coffee while viewing a demonstration of the new E-readers such as the Kindle and the Nook and learn how to download audiobooks from the DC Public Library catalog.

Read-In: Teen Reader's Theater

On October 2 at 3:30pm, join the drama of Reader's Theater by reading a part of a thrilling short tory. Spotlight your favorite books by doing a book collage and having your photo taken with your artwork. Creative edibles and drinks served.

Speak Easy Salon

Celebrate the pleasure of reading on October 2 at 1:30 p.m. with journalist Marsha Dubrow. She will read an excerpt from her essay "Seven Days in May" in the newly published anthology, When Last on the Mountain: The View from Writers over 50. Refreshments will be served.

Information Sources on World Religions

Here are some information sources on different religions of the world:Religions of the WorldWorld Religions: From Ancient History to the Present The World's Religions

Information Sources on Interior Design

Redoing a room?  Downsizing?  Here are some sources about interior design.Design BasicsHouse Beautiful Decorating School Decorating Basics: Styles, Colors, Furnishings

Information Sources on Arts and Crafts

Want to learn a new skill?  Want to learn a new art or craft?  Here are some sources.SewingEvery Sewer's Guide to the Perfect Fit

Information Sources About Native Americans

Researching Native Americans?  Here are some potential sources.BiographiesChief Joseph: Nez Perce Leader Crazy Horse

Creating Good Times

Join the party to chart a program course for the year. What would you like to organize for your friends at the library? Enjoy solving mysteries? Want to creat a digital zine? Be a recording STAR? Come on September 29 at 4pm and make what you want happen. Refreshments will be served.

Speak Easy Salon

The Speak Easy Salon will be meeting Wednesday, September 22 at 3:30 to discuss Jessica Stern's thought provoking article "Mind Over Martyr: How to Deradicalize Islamist Extremists" in Foreign Affairs, Jan/Feb 2010. Join us for a relaxed and stimulating discussion of a topic affecting our lives. Cool teas and pastries will be served. Copies of the article are at the Circulation Desk.

"The Red Umbrella"

Join us in the discussion of Christina Diaz Gonzalez's powerful novel The Red Umbrella about the experiences of her family during the Cuban revolution. At that time, a number of Cuban families made the heart rendering decision to send their children to live with strangers in the United States. The group will be meeting Monday, September 20 at 4pm.  

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