Dwane Starlin

The Road Not Taken: An Evening with Robert Frost

Join us in the Great Hall for a special performance by local actor Dwane Starlin as he embodies the life and spirit of the great American poet Robert Frost. Drawing from Frost's body of poetry, personal papers, recordings, and biographies Mr. Starlin has crafted a unique one-man show that tells the life story of this literary master.

Wills and Estate Workshop

Come and hear J. Carter from the Carter Law Group talk about five legal forms that every adult should have. Learn how to protect yourself and family with various family and estate law documents.    
Doctor Jekyll cover

Metamorphosis Series: 'The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde'

Chevy Chase Library's "Metamorphosis" lecture and discussion series will continue on April 21 at 6 p.m.  We will be discussing The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. Our guest lecturer for this session will be Jonathan Loesberg, professor of literature at American University. 
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The 17th & 18th Century Far West and Far East

Art historian Vanessa Badré will discuss her research on the influence of Chinese art on the design and architecture of Versailles Palace.
Focus Group Meeting for Customers Without Homes

Focus Group Meeting for Customers Without Homes

Are you currently experiencing homeless? The DC Public Library is interested in your opinion on what we can do to serve you better. Let us hear your voice. All are welcome to join us for refreshments and conversation.
Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

You are cordially invited to the Southwest neighborhood book discussion on Sat., April 25 at 1 p.m.  Copies of the April title, The Devil In the White City by Erik Larson, are available for checkout at the information desk.


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Genealogy Database Workshop

Not sure on how to trace your family’s roots? Learn how to access Heritage Quest along with the Historic Washington Post and Baltimore Afro to research your family’s history. Come out and discover these tips and more. Basic computer knowledge, skills, and aptitude of the internet are required for this workshop.  
Joy of Motion

Joy of Motion Dance Classes for Adults

In celebration of April’s Jazz Appreciation Month, Joy of Motion Dance Center will lead dance instruction on jazz dance for adults. Hailed “the area’s most comprehensive dance institution” by The Washington Post, Joy of Motion Dance Center is dedicated to providing unparalleled learning and performance opportunities that reinforce the principle that Dance is for Everyone. Come learn a new step - or two!  
PCs for Dummies

Tuesday morning computer classes

Each two hour session covers a different computer related topic.  April classes include Internet Basics (April 7) and DC Public Library website (April 21).  Please note no classes on April 14 or April 28.