Join us in the Great Hall for a screening of the DC Independent Film Festival movie Snowblind, the remarkable story of Rachael Scdoris, the 23-year-old blind woman who competed in the Iditarod dogsled race.
Film to be followed by a Q&A session with director Vikram Jayanti.
Meet award-winning children's author and illustrator Brian Selznick. Children may ask questions of Selznick during the first portion of the program. They will then have a chance to meet him and have up to four books signed.
Books may be purchased onsite or brought from home. This will be a great time to explore the multi-media, interactive exhibit, “Building Wonder, Designing Dreams: The Bookmaking of Brian Selznick,” and to try out a variety of staff-led activities related to Selznick’s books. Call 202-727-1248 for more information.
The Shepherd Park Civic Leadership Youth Club will introduce kids to basic principles of community civics and social justice movements, empowering them to explore new ideas and tools for change as well as developing life-long leadership skills.
During our February meeting, kids will learn about the history of civil rights leadership, identify a current community need and develop an independent organizing strategy.
Kids ages 9-14 will enjoy these dynamic monthly activities.
The Shepherd Park Civic Leadership Youth Club will introduce youth to basic principles of community civics and social justice movements, empowering them to explore new ideas and tools for change as well as developing life-long leadership skills.
This March, we explore how "rabble-rousing" women pioneered social justice movements of the early 20th century.
Spread the spirit of friendship and the joy of books throughout the city this year!
Sign up with a librarian to exchange a valentine and a favorite library book with a child at a neighboring public library.
Kids ages 2-14 are welcome to participate.