The DC Public Library will be open during its regular hours on Thursday, March 7.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Published on Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Published on Friday, March 1, 2013
Do you have a budding writer or actor? Join Young Playwrights' Theater (YPT) at Southeast Library for a FREE after-school program. In six action-packed workshops, participants will learn about playwriting and acting through fun games and activities. Participants will also have the opportunity to create and perform an original play about our community!
Popular Story Time Will Move to a Ticket System
Published on Thursday, February 28, 2013
Starting Wednesday, March 6, we will start a new ticket system for the 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Wednesday Story Times.
Here’s how it works:
Published on Tuesday, February 26, 2013
January’s meeting was a huge success, with over 14 in attendance.
February’s selection is Laika, by Nick Abadzis. The book won an Eisner award in 2008.
Book Review and Book Club Discussion
Published on Monday, February 25, 2013
Written in a first-person narrative, Yann Mantel's Life of Pi tells a tale of courage, faith, hunger, coping, fear, animal behavior and survival.
Check it out for a powerful e-experience!
Published on Friday, February 15, 2013
Ana's story is not all that different from thousands of girls all over the world. A single teen mom, Ana is confronted with the daily challenge of survival as she struggles to provide for both herself and her young daughter. However, she also has a powerful secret: Ana was born HIV positive.
Published on Tuesday, January 22, 2013
With temperatures hovering around freezing, all Washingtonians are looking for ways to keep warm. My personal favorite method is to snuggle up with a good book, and imagine sunshine and summer time. Fortunately, I stumbled upon 2011 Newberry Honor book One Crazy Summer just in time!
Published on Tuesday, January 8, 2013
What makes you human? Is it what you think, your experiences? Or is it something more?
Lia Kahn had everything. She was a popular socialite and everyone followed her vids to see what she and her friends were wearing, saying, or even eating that day. But it all changed in a split second. There was a problem with her car’s auto command system and next thing she knew she was a mech -- a machine that housed all of her thoughts, memories, and experiences. She would never age, she would never die. But was she ever going to be human again?
Published on Thursday, January 3, 2013
In Raina Telgemeier's Drama, Broadway-obsessed Callie Marin is ridiculously excited to work on her middle school musical. Not that she can sing and dance, but she does build a mean cannon.
Published on Friday, December 28, 2012
The Buddha in the Attic is the tragic story of the extraordinary lives of "picture brides" from Japan to the United States. Traveling by boat in cramped, inhumane and unhygienic conditions, these migrants tell stories of hunger and poverty, love and secrets and of hope and imagination of uncertain futures in an unknown land.