Come celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with a theatrical performance for children by Teatro de la Luna. They will be presenting the bilingual English/Spanish play "Chiquititos."
Ages 2-5 and their caregivers.
Join our Adult Book Club every third Thursday of the month. We have a lively group discussion for an hour and read mostly literary fiction titles.
Members vote on the next book to read each month -- please call the branch for title information at 202-576-7252.
Join English and Spanish speakers every first and third Tuesday of the month for a half-hour of conversation in Spanish followed by a half-hour of conversation in English. Each meeting will focus on a particular topic/area of interest.
Basic English/Spanish skills preferred.
Únase a los hablantes de inglés y español cada primer y tercer martes del mes para una charla de media hora en español seguido por una charla de media hora en inglés. Cada sesión se centrará en un tema particular.
Básico inglés/español preferido.
Candle centerpieces are the essence of fall decorating. They bring unique textures, interesting shapes, seasonal aromas and bright fall leaf colors into your home in autumn. A candle centerpiece is an excellent modern interior decorating item for adding warmth to any room.
To celebrate and explore this year's DC Reads selection, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu, The Takoma Park Neighborhood Library is hosting a presentation and discussion on the Washington, D.C.-set
Join us for our annual Halloween celebration 7-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30.
We will begin with a ghoulish storytime at 7 p.m. for the younger crowd (birth-5 years old), followed by a costume contest.
The costume judging will begin at 7:30 and the prizes will be awarded at 7:50 p.m.
A craft activity for older children will be provided, as well as refreshments, and of course: BOOKS AND TREATS!
Children will receive a free book of their choice from the Reading is Fundamental program, and something yummy to snack on.
Join us as we celebrate the beginning of fall by collecting leaves and making beautiful collages!
This activity is for all ages with a parent or guardian present.
We will begin at 2 p.m. and continue until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18.
For more information, please call us at 202-576-7252.
From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the DC Public Library is doing its part to observe National Hispanic Heritage Month, which recognizes the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrates their heritage and culture.
The Oxford English Dictionary, available to you online with your DC Public Library card, is much more than a dictionary. Taking a brief tour will convince you that its claim to be “the definitive record of the English Language” is well-founded.But what do they mean by ‘definitive record’? Let us take an example: shirt (n.).
Are you working on a school paper and stumped about what to do next? Do you need help citing sources? Perhaps your short story needs an ending, or you'd like to edit your poem but don't know where to start.Starting Oct.