Family Programs

Woodridge Neighborhood Library Closing Celebration

The program will feature world-renowned griot, dancer, songstress, director and writer, Nana Malaya Rucker, violin selections from Woodridge Book Notes , a video presentation, Dance Place Youth Step Team and P.O.P. (People Objects Play), expressions from the community and more!Commemorative 84th Anniversary ink pens will be available while supplies last.

Zora Neale Hurston Birthday Celebration!

Join us in celebrating the 122nd anniversary of the birth of novelist Zora Neale Hurston!The Hurston/Wright Foundation will present a program in the Great Hall that features writers, scholars and members of the community including E. Ethelbert Miller, Courtland Milloy and A'Lelia Bundles, reading excerpts from their favorite Hurston work.This promises to be an unforgettable evening!

Glorious March to Liberty: Civil War to Civil Rights

The mission of the African American Civil War Museum is to preserve and tell the stories of the United States Colored Troops and African American involvement in the American Civil War.

Glorious March to Liberty: Civil War to Civil Rights

The mission of the African American Civil War Museum is to preserve and tell the stories of the United States Colored Troops and African American involvement in the American Civil War.  Hari Jones, the museum's Curator and Assistant Director, will be presenting the program "Glorious March to Liberty: Civil War to Civil Rights."

Glorious March to Liberty: Civil War to Civil Rights

The mission of the African American Civil War Museum is to preserve and tell the stories of the United States Colored Troops and African American involvement in the American Civil War.  Hari Jones, the museum's Curator and Assistant Director, will be presenting the program "Glorious March to Liberty: Civil War to Civil Rights." In this interactive program participants will learn ab

The Smithsonian Presents Mission: Preservation

 In this Smithsonian Institution sponsored program, children will learn from primary resources about preserving family oral histories and objects.

The Smithsonian Presents Mission: Preservation

In this Smithsonian Institution sponsored program, children will learn from primary resources about preserving family oral histories and objects.

Family Crafternoon!

Come visit Takoma Park Neighborhood Library and make special snowflake and snowmen ornaments for our "Winterfest" Tree!All ages welcome!

Staged Reading of Dr. King's 'Letter from the Birmingham Jail'

Please join us in honoring Dr. King with a live staged reading of his beloved, "Letter from the Birmingham Jail" by a diverse group of DC Public Library Staff.

Chinese New Year Party

Come celebrate Chinese New Year 2014, the year of the horse! We'll read a story about Chinese New Year, learn about traditions, sing songs in Chinese, figure out our Chinese zodiac signs, and enjoy some special Chinese snacks.Children 3 and older and their caregivers are invited to join the celebration in the story time room.

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