Lecture

Is Feminism a Dirty Word?

In honor of Women's History Month, West End Library is hosting a panel that will discuss what it means to be a feminist in the modern day -- from Beyonce to Sheryl Sandberg.The panelists are:Christina Larocco, a women's studies lecturer at the University of Maryland;

Introduction to Gardening

Think living in an apartment means you can't have a garden? Think again!Master Gardener Neil Hoffman will share some tips on vegetable gardening. Whether you have containers on a balcony or a plot in a community garden, he'll show you how to produce vegetables year-round.

DC Public Library Opens On Two-Hour Delay

The DC Public Library opens at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 14.

Library Closed Thursday, Feb. 13

The DC Public Library is closed due to the inclement weather.

Author Talk: Washington DC: Streets and Statues. Walking in the Steps of History

Who are the persons whose familiar names are part of our everyday lives as we live and visit on the streets of Washington? Why are they there? When did they appear and for what reason? Find out with local author Dr. Mark N. Ozer as he discusses his book Washington DC: Streets and Statues. Walking in the Steps of History

Special Needs Information Series: Educational Advocacy in Transition

Join us for our first program in the Special Needs Information Series with Quality Trust for People with Disabilities, Inc.

Tiny House Wisdom

Interested in living on less?The new Tiny House movement is asking questions about how to live sustainably and happily in very small spaces, and Boneyard Studios right here in D.C. is a community of four of these very small homes.

The Ways We Collect: Artist Talk with Jessica Cebra

We can't save everything, so how do we decide what has lasting value? Who gets to decide?

Rum: Its History and Connoisseurship

Celebrate Black History Month!Learn the fascinating history of rum and the African slave trade with Johns Hopkins University's Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Professor of History, Dr. Franklin W. Knight. Embark on a "dry" tasting of premium rums from the Caribbean and South America with Dr. Knight's full-bodied descriptions.

Omnibus Lecture Series: Memory, the U.S. Civil War and World War I

David Silbey, Associate Director, Cornell in Washington Program, Cornell University, will discuss the use of memory in the analysis of the U.S. Civil War and World War I.

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