The featured author of the DC Public Library Read-In will join the Speak Easy Salon for a discussion of her essay "Seven Days in May" and "The Untimely Demise of the Other Frank Sinatra" by Dan Seiters, in When Last on the Mountain: The View from Writers over 50. Copies of the stories are available at the reference desk. Please join us for great conversation and good food on Thursday, October 28 at 3:30pm.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.