Librarian Katie Nye shares her picks for realistic fiction
I know. I should be recommending spooky reads, gory thrillers, and other Halloween-y type stuff. ‘Tis the season, after all.However, after reading two gorgeous novels -- Fangirl and Eleanor and Park -- by YA author Rainbow Rowell, I have to eschew the creepy books and recommend a dose of realistic fiction.
Hey kids – be sure to participate in the Southeast Library’s Halloween Treasure Hunt on Thursday, Oct. 31!Whenever you visit the library throughout the day, just stop by the Information Desk and ask for your first clue. Each clue that you find will lead you to the next clue and closer to your Halloween prize!
As part of the nationwide Global Lens film series, the DC Public Library will be screening the 2012 Iraqi film, About 111 Girls, which follows the story of an Iranian official's quest to save 111 Kurdish young women from a mass suicide -- due to a lack of husbands.
New library hours mean new story times!Starting Oct. 1, story times and lap times will be held on the following days and times:MondaysPajama Story Time6:30 p.m.All agesTuesdaysPreschool Story Time10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.Ages 2-5WednesdaysBaby/Toddler Lap Time11 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
Teatro de La Luna presents 'I Call Her Rusita Rojas'
What better way to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month than with an energetic adaptation of Charles Perrault’s “Little Red Riding Hood” ?!Presented by Teatro de la Luna, this bilingual play has both singing and dancing with characters full of humor that teach us that life is wonderful if we take a moment to dream together.Join us in the program room on Friday, Oct. 4 at 11 a.m. for a morning of bilingual fun!