Friends of the Library

50th Anniversary Balloons

Countdown to the 50th Anniversary Celebration at Palisades Library on November 15!

The Palisades Library will celebrate 50 years at the V St NW location from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Library Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan will lead a keynote address beginning at 1:30 p.m. A special day of events is planned including technology workshops, local bands, and a puppet show!  See a 3-D printer in action and meet local community groups!  The day's events have been generously supported by the Friends of Palisades Library.
1944: FDR And The Year That Changed History

Author Talk: 1944

Please join us at Tenley Library as author Jay Winik talks about 1944: FDR And The Year That Changed History.   
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Reverse Book Sale

Join the Friends of Rosedale Library (FORL) in celebrating the 3rd Anniversary of the Rosedale Library with a Reverse Book Sale. Drop off your gently used books or make a donation. We’ll use the books to raise funds for FORL programs and events at the Library.

Friends of the Northeast Library Used Book Sale

Come to the Friends of the Northeast Library Used Book Sale on Saturday, November 7 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  They have tons of titles in like-new condition!  All proceeds will go to support branch library programs, especially those for children. 
Walking As Drawing

Makers-In-Residence 3D and Robotics Workshop - Walking As Drawing

Join the Friends of Tenley-Friendship Library and Freespace Collective, DCPL's Makers-In-Residence group, in their first interactive program of the 2015-2016 season. Participants will help create a 3D-printed map of the area around Tenley Library.  The map, entitled "Walking As Drawing," will function as a collective time-based map of the city.  Participants will explore the area around the library, and the paths walked will be integrated into the map. For ages 10 and up.
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Book Sale

Come support the Friends of the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library by buying a few books! Proceeds go to support library programs.
lots of books

Friends of Southeast Library Book Sale

So many books, so little time! Come to the Friends of Southeast Library book sale on the lower level of the library the second Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. History, biography, mystery, fantasy, literature, photography, cookbooks -- it's all here! Plus, most books are only $1.  Proceeds from the sale supplement programs for children.