Edward J. Larson "The Return of George Washington, 1783-1789"

Join DC Public Library in welcoming Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Edward J.

Nutrition and a Vegetarian Diet

Sapna Batheja, MS, RD, LD of the UDC College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability, and Environmental Sciences, will discuss meeting nutritional needs through a vegetarian diet, and give meal ideas.

BACK THERE THEN: A Historical Genealogy Memoir


West End Library Shows Ted Talks!

We’ll be showing a few featured Ted Talks on the big screen in our meeting room. The subject will be “being human.” Come watch entertaining videos of various speakers.       

Let's Talk Photography

On August 9th at 10 a.m. join the West End Library for a presentation and discussion about Macro Photography. Learn about the various kinds of equipment used to make close up images. We will also talk about lighting for macro images as well as a variety of techniques used to help create those images.

'The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense': a Workshop with Susan Lowell

Suzette Haden Elgin's books on The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense offer brilliant techniques for managing verbal aggression.

DC Fire & EMS Department History

Please join the staff of the DC Fire & EMS Museum in the Washingtoniana Room (Room 307) on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. for a  panel discussion on the history of the DC Fire & Medical Emergency Service Department.

Live Chat with the MLK Renovation Architects

Join us on Thursday, July 10 at noon for a free online panel discussion exploring the design of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Renovation.The Martin Luther King Jr.