What Art Form Makes You Happy?Participants will share their favorite art form, examples encouraged. This may be an art form you create, or appreciate of someone else's creations.We will also have a brief visit from Kathy Gosslein, Administrator of NFB Newsline for D.C. Kathy will tell us what Newsline is and a little about how to use it. Anyone registered with the Library for the Blind is eligible for Newsline, and Kathy's presentation will be valuable for Maryland and Virginia residents, as well as those in D.C.
The Talking Book Club meets the second Thursday of each month in the Adaptive Services Division, Room 215. Brown bag lunches are welcome, and we provide coffee, tea and cold water. We generally end around 12:30 p.m
After showing of Warrior Champions: From Baghdad to Beijing, in Room A5, we will host a presentation and panel discussion, “The Creative Arts Program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center." It will be
Program, Great Hall:Welcome to the DC Public LibraryJanice Rosen, Librarian for the Deaf CommunityBrief RemarksDr. T. Alan Hurwitz, President, Gallaudet UniversityBrief remarks honoring the birthdays of Laurent Clerc and Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, followed by his special donation to the DC Public Library of a book collection commemorating deaf history, deaf culture, American Sign Language and the University’s upcoming 150th anniversary.
The Adaptive Services Division of the DC Public Library will host a DIY (Do It Yourself) Fair in the Great Hall. The DIY Fair will be a celebration of creativity for people with and without disabilities.You can register for the DIY Fair through Eventbrite.
Transition Community ForumSaturday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.DC youth and young adults with disabilities, parents/caregivers, educators, employers, community organizations, government representatives, and community members are invited.Workshops for youth and young adults, parents, educators, employers, community providers.Local resources in employment, education, independent living and more.Interactive youth program (led by LeDerick Horne).Success stories and community building.