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Every Hero has a StoryWashington Humane SocietyDCPL Summer Reading

Washington Humane Society Adoption Van Visit

This summer, be a hero by giving a new home to an animal in need! It's proven that pet ownership is great for our emotional and physical health, so adopting a new pet will be heroic both for yourself and for others. 
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingCharles Drew by Robyn Mahone-Lonesome

Neighborhood Heroes: Drew Family History

Washington, D.C.’s vibrant history was shaped by many individuals over the decades. These neighborhood heroes are part of our city’s living history. Charlene Drew Jarvis, daughter of pioneering graduate of Dunbar High School and blood researcher Dr Charles Drew, will share her family’s history and historical connections to DC.
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingCharles Drew by Robyn Mahone-Lonesome

Neighborhood Heroes: Drew Family History

Washington, D.C.’s vibrant history was shaped by many individuals over the decades. These neighborhood heroes are part of our city’s living history. Charlene Drew Jarvis, daughter of pioneering graduate of Dunbar High School and blood researcher Dr Charles Drew, will share her family’s history and historical connections to DC.
Peabody Bust

Unveiling of George Peabody Bust by Georgetown Artist Jeannette Murphy

Join us for the unveiling of a new bust by Georgetown artist Jeannette Murphy of the Peabody Room's namesake, George Peabody, in honor of his recent 220th birthday!  
MLK Library Exterior Rendering

MLK Library Modernization Public Meeting

Plans for the modernization of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library are moving forward. Join your friends and neighbors for a presentation of the latest renderings and share your feedback. Learn more at dclibrary.org/mlkfuture. Great Hall
Books

Petworth Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Petworth Library cordially invites you to a book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Petworth Library in the lower level meeting room.  Join in the fun 1-4 p.m. You'll find terrific bargains, great books for the whole family, and even a special children's section!
3-D Printed Coffee Mug Holder for a Bike!

Intro to 3-D Printing for Bikes

Curious what all the fuss is about 3-D printing? Attend this class for an overview of the 3-D printing technology currently available, plus tips for how to download your own files and have them printed into physical objects here at the library!
At the Mic with Khadijah Ali-Coleman

Verse Aloud: Putting Some Oomph in Your Poetry Performance

Do you get nervous in front of an audience? Have great poetry to share but you don't know how? Liberated Muse Arts Group's Khadijah Ali-Coleman offers an interactive workshop designed to enhance the poet's abililty to deliver their work dynamically, developing signature stage presence through the use of theatre techniques. 

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