Jamie Stiehm, a Creators Syndicate weekly columnist and contributor to usnews.com, contrasts the lives of "thoroughly modern" Alice Paul to Southern-born President Woodrow Wilson that resulted in the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, Women's Right to Vote, on Aug. 18, 1920.
Join us in the Peabody Room (third floor).
Jerry A. McCoy
Have you ever dreamed of climbing the fabled snow-capped rooftop of Africa?
Please join teacher, blogger and outdoorsman Mr. Brian Whitmer as he shares his journey of summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro: why he embarked on this journey, how he prepared for it and how it changed his life.
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month please join us for a lecture by Abigal McEwen, Assistant Professor of Art History and Archeaolgy at UMD, College Park.
This lecture will explore the mythology that has grown around Kahlo’s life and work, from her famously unflinching self-portraits to her mestiza identity and tumultuous marriage to Diego Rivera, the great mural painter.
Join us as we welcome a real life community helper!
One of D.C.'s finest, a K-9 handler from MPD and his dog will be appearing at the library to speak about their job. Come meet an officer and their hard working partner.
We'll have a simple craft on hand that you can take home as well as some dog themed books available for checkout.
For ages 5 and older.
Join us for a screening of Latino Americans, a 2013 documentary supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The award-winning series chronicles Latinos in the United States from the 16th century to present day.
Starting at 6 p.m., we invite you to join us in the large meeting room on the first floor of the library to share your own personal stories and listen to the stories of others followed by the documentary screening at 7 p.m.