Lecture

Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer Reading

City History, City Heroes: Champions of Justice: The Battle to Smash Jim Crow in the Nation's Capital

This summer at DC Public Library Summer Reading we're exploring heroes and heroism. Join us to hear about lesser-known stories of heroism from D.C.'s history with local author C.R. Gibbs.
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingThe Last of the Doughboys by Richard Rubin

City History, City Heroes: None But The Brave: The District's Black Doughboys in the Great War

This summer at DC Public Library Summer Reading we're exploring heroes and heroism. Join us to hear about lesser-known stories of heroism from D.C.'s history with local author C.R. Gibbs.
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingThe Last of the Doughboys by Richard Rubin

City History, City Heroes: None But The Brave: The District's Black Doughboys in the Great War

This summer at DC Public Library Summer Reading we're exploring heroes and heroism. Join us to hear about lesser-known stories of heroism from D.C.'s history with local author C.R. Gibbs.
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingLincoln's Citadel

City History, City Heroes: Heroes of the Battlefield: The Fighting First Regiment in War & Peace

This summer for DC Public Library Summer Reading, we're exploring heroes and heroism. Join us to hear about lesser-known stories of heroism from D.C.'s history with local author C. R. Gibbs.
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingThe Butler: A Witness to History by Wil Haygood

Neighborhood Heroes: Eugene Allen, of 'The Butler: Witness to History'

Lee Daniels’ 2014 film The Butler features the story of Cecil Gaines, a black man who dedicates his career to serving the array of Presidents who come through the White House throughout the 1950s, 60s, 70s, and 80s. 
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingThe Butler: A Witness to History by Wil Haygood

Neighborhood Heroes: Eugene Allen, of 'The Butler: Witness to History'

Lee Daniels’ 2014 film The Butler features the story of Cecil Gaines, a black man who dedicates his career to serving the array of Presidents who come through the White House throughout the 1950s, 60s, 70s, and 80s. 
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingThe Butler: A Witness to History by Wil Haygood

Neighborhood Heroes: Eugene Allen, of The Butler: Witness to History

Lee Daniels’ 2014 film The Butler features the story of Cecil Gaines, a black man who dedicates his career to serving the array of Presidents who come through the White House throughout the 1950s, 60s, 70s, and 80s. 
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingThe Butler: A Witness to History by Wil Haygood

Neighborhood Heroes: Eugene Allen, of The Butler: Witness to History

Lee Daniels’ 2014 film The Butler features the story of Cecil Gaines, a black man who dedicates his career to serving the array of Presidents who come through the White House throughout the 1950s, 60s, 70s, and 80s.
Dorian Gray cover

Metamorphosis Series: 'The Picture of Dorian Gray'

Chevy Chase Library's "Metamorphosis" lecture and discussion series will continue with The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde.  Our guest lecturer for this session will be Patrick O’Malley from Georgetown University.

What Makes a Library Spectacular

Join The MLK Library Friends as they host "What Makes A Library Spectacular":  A series of talks exploring topics on modern libraries, current and future. The first topic is Makerspaces. We hope to see you Tuesday, May 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the Digital Commons, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.  

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