Camino Boots

My Journey on The Camino De Santiago (The Way of St. James)

You may have seen the feature film The Way with Martin Sheen or have heard of the Camino through friends or on the news.
Thursday, March 26, 2015 6:30 PM

'The Participation of Women in Politics and Government: A Conversation with Charlene Drew Jarvis'

In honor of Women’s History Month, please join us as we welcome Charlene Drew Jarvis for an evening lecture in the Black Studies Center (Room 316). Dr. Jarvis, the daughter of renowned blood plasma and blood transfusion pioneer Charles Drew, has had a stellar career in the areas of medicine, education, and federal and local politics. A former scientific researcher and educator, she served the residents of Ward 4 as a member of the DC Council. She also served as national co-chair of the 1992 presidential campaign of William Jefferson Clinton. 
Walt Whitman in Washington, D.C.

'Walt Whitman in Washington, D.C.: The Civil War and America's Greatest Poet'

Join author Garrett Peck as he details the definitive account of Walt Whitman's decade in the nation's capital.   We'll meet on the third floor in Washingtoniana. For more information, please call 202-727-1213 or email jerry.mccoy@dc.gov.    

A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture: 21st Century Black Women Still Specialize in the Wholly Impossible

Join us in celebration of Dorothy I. Height's 103rd birthday with a presentation from Dr. Sandra Jowers- Barber entitled,  " A Century of Black Life History, and Culture: 21st century Black Women Still Specialize in the Wholly Impossible"
Government Printing OfficeIMLS Logo

Government Publishing Office: Keeping America Informed

Superintendent of Documents Mary Alice Baish will discuss the ways in which the U.S. Government Publishing Office and the Federal Depository Library Program support Federal Government transparency by keeping America informed. The presentation will include a demonstration of GPO's discovery and access tools that aid the public in finding the government information they need.  
Mapping Segregation

Mapping Segregation in Washington, D.C.

Please join us in the Great Hall of the MLK Library for Mapping Segregation in Washington, D.C.: Focusing on historic housing segregation in the Northwest D.C. neighborhoods of Bloomingdale, Columbia Heights, Mt. Pleasant, Park View, and Pleasant Plains.
Headshot of President Abraham LincolnTelescope that President Lincoln peered throughThe old naval observatory

CANCELED: Abraham Lincoln and the Cosmos

This event has been canceled due to a change in the speaker's travel plans. Talk by Commander Kirk R. Benson, Precise Time and Astrometry Technical Lead, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, on President Lincoln's interest in the heavens and his role as an amateur astronomer
Workplace Communication

Workplace Communication

Join Femex for an interactive session covering communication, Interpersonal interactions, diversity, career advancement and more. Participants will be guided through a series of activities, where they will have the opportunity to share their own experiences and to discuss what it means to have a safe and inclusive work environment.
Dorothy I. Height


Join FemEx for a crash course on the history of feminism and the women's movements in the U.S.
Image of book cover for "A Woman of Valor: Clara Barton and the Civil War"

Between the Bullet and the Hospital

Clara Barton pushed to gain full access to the world she lived in, and found her true calling on the battlefields caring for wounded Civil War soldiers.