In celebration of childhood, families, reading, and our nation's diverse culture, two special bilingual story times will begin at 10 a.m. on April 30 and May 4. Join us for clapping songs, dancing, and wonderful stories.It's fun for all ages!
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!For April, the DC Public Library's Goodreads group is featuring Verse Novels. Choose from one of the titles below, or check out the Goodreads group for more suggestions. We look forward to hearing from you in our discussion!
Come join us for a discussion of Dorothy West's 1996 novel, The Wedding. This widely heralded novel tells the story of the Oval, a wealthy black community in 1950s Martha's Vineyard.The novel focuses on the Coles family, in particular, the upcoming marriage of Shelby Coles to a white jazz musician. Through the examination of this one event, West analyzes race and familial relations as they exist through many generations.
Celebrate Women's History Month with Legendary Voices
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.In honor of Women's History Month, check out some of these legendary women and their classic albums! We have highlighted some great selections here, but you can find more by logging into Freegal with your DC Public Library cardhere and searching for these and other legendary women artists.
In honor of the beginning of Daylight Saving Time, here are some books to help you get a head start on your urban gardening this year. Find these titles and many more at your Rosedale Neighborhood Library.