Urban Foraging

 Foraging or more specifically urban foraging is the process of finding free fruits, vegetables, and other “wild food” in an urban setting. So where can we city folk find such edible  treasures? DCPL’s own Erika Rydberg will talk about edible urban plants, bring in some samples, and share some delicious treats made from  foraged items.

Healthy Relationships and Birth Control

A Planned Parenthood representative will be visiting Francis Gregory Library to talk about healthy relationships and birth control.The speaker will be discussing how someone might want to be treated by a partner in relationships, what healthy vs. unhealthy relationships look like, warning signs of abuse, and how to negotiate birth control with a partner.

BiblioCraft Author Talk & Workshop with Jessica Pigza

On Thursday, June 12, at 7 p.m., author Jessica Pigza will join DC Public Library's Creative Class for a special author talk, book signing, and craft workshop.

E-readers and E-books

Do you have a new e-reader?  Do you have questions about downloading e-books?  Come to Palisades Library and get your questions answered.  Please bring your device and your library card.

History and Biography Book Club

Are you fascinated by history?Are you intrigued by the lives of other people?Want to spend some time reading entertaining books and talking to like-minded individuals?If so, join us for the H&B (history and biography) book club, where we will be reading some of the more popular titles that deal with the world’s stimulating past events and people.  

House of Stone by Anthony Shadid

You are cordially invited to attend the June Southwest Library Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., June 28.  Copies of Anthony Shadid's memoir House of Stone are available for checkout at the information desk.

Tuesday morning computer classes at Southwest Library

You are cordially invited to attend the Tuesday morning computer classes from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at Southwest Library.  June classes include PC Basics (June 3), World Wide Web Basics (June 10), and The District of Columbia Public Library website (June 24).  Please note that class will not be held on Tuesday, June 17. 

Classics Revisited: 'Swann's Way' by Marcel Proust

Chevy Chase Library's "Classics Revisited" discussion series will continue June with Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust.The first part of Proust’s seven volume novel In Search of Lost Time (also known as Remembrance of Things Past), Swann’s Way follows our narrator through memories of his childhood in late 19th-century France.  Please be sure to check out a copy of the Norton Critical Edition, and please read the introduction in addition to Swann’s Way prior to the meeting.  

Classic Cinema Night

Come enjoy a colorful and merry adventure starring Errol Flynn at Classic Cinema Night.

H.O.P.E. Theater

In the spirit of revitalizing the historic cinema theaters of Anacostia, such as the Carver Theater, the Anacostia Theater, the Naylor Theater, and the Congress Heights Theater, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library proudly presents, H.O.P.E. Theater,Helping Our People Engage.