Rosedale
Neighborhood Library

Read In!

June 15

Test your knowledge of survival with our introductory Hunger Games, or try your hand at Book BINGO.1-2 p.m.Ages 7 and older.

New Teen Fiction

'Eleanor & Park' by Rainbow Rowell

Everyone on the bus has their chosen seat, including Park Sheridan, a Half-Korean punk rock aficionado with a penchant for wearing black.  Park keeps to himself, cranks up the volume on his Walkman and tries to stay invisible, lest the bullies at the back of the bus pick him as their next victim.

May Goodreads Book Review

'Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life'

Steve Martin’s memoir, Born Standing Up: A Comic’s Life, covers the comedian’s life from childhood until he left live performance stand-up comedy in 1981. Throughout the book the author sounds humble, despite his fame and massive success over the years.

Twisted Tales: A National Children's Book Week Event

Saturday, May 18, 10:30 a.m.

Have a good laugh and be prepared to get silly as we share unexpected versions of familiar fairytales.  A make your own book craft will follow this special storytime to help commemorate what will be an enjoyable morning for all.During National Children's Book Week, check out some of these picture books:

'Color Blind' by Tom Dunkel

Seen '42' and Looking for More Integrated Baseball History?

Everyone is familiar with the story of Jackie Robinson’s heroic breaking of the color barrier in Major League Baseball in 1947.

May 2013: A Space Film Odyssey

May 13-16

Come join us for a week in May to celebrate our favorite space films!All movies will be shown at 2 p.m.MondayMay 13Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

May Goodreads Book Group: Humor

Do you want to join a book group, but don't have the time to attend meetings? Do you like using social media and are looking for a good group to discuss your latest literary indulgence or to learn what others are reading?Join our online book discussion group on Goodreads!

Jazz Appreciation Month Book Review

'The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire'

Ted Gioia’s The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire provides an excellent introduction to some of the most enduring jazz numbers of all time, and it is suitable for both the casual jazz fan and the experienced aficionado alike.

From the Freegal Files

April is Jazz Appreciation Month!

If you are unfamiliar with Freegal, it is a service provided through the DC Public Library that allows you to download three mp3s per week, which are then yours to keep forever — they do not need to be returned and they will never expire.

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