Author Talk

Author Talk
Dr. Gina R. Prince

Dr. Gina R. Prince Author Talk

In her debut novel, Born into Sin Transformed into Destiny, Dr. Gina R. Prince shares how the death of her father, when she was just 5 years old, left her with abandonment and identity issues. She later turned to drugs and sex to fill the void. Finally, she tried God who was waiting for her with open arms.  
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National Poetry Month: District of Literature Presents Capitol Poetry

"A poem begins with a lump in the throat..."  -Robert FrostAs part of the DC Central Library's "Poetry Begins" celebration, a panel discussion about the district's poetry scene--its origin and evolution. Featuring poets Bomani Armeh and Richard Peabody and moderated by Folger Shakespeare Library Poetry and Lectures Coordinator Teri Cross Davis. The panel discussion will be followed by readings from poets Kyle Dargan, Doritt Carroll, and John Monagle.
"Spirit Hovering: poems" by Nancy Arbuthnot

Poetry Reading-Nancy Arbuthnot

As part of National Poetry Month, the Takoma Park Neighborhood Library is hosting a poetry reading with local poet Nancy Arbuthnot. 
Carole Ottesen

Twenty Plants That Work So Hard You Won't Have To — In Honor of and with Advice from Henry Mitchell

To celebrate Earth Day, join garden writer Carole Ottesen for the 2015 Henry Mitchell Gardening Lecture at Tenley-Friendship Library.
Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs

'Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs' by David Grimm

Join David Grimm for his author talk on Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship With Cats and Dogs
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Library Takeout at the Debut Event of "The Turner House"

Join Angela Flournoy, former DC Library associate, for the release of her debut novel, The Turner House. The novel will be released on April 14, 2015 through Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
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Chat With Author Melanie Choukas-Bradley

Melanie Choukas-Bradley, author of City of Trees, will be discussing her book, A Year in Rock Creek Park.  
Travelwalk by Cary Kamarat

Book Talk With Poet Cary Kamarat: 'Travelwalk'

Poet and photographer Cary Kamarat reads from his new anthology, Travelwalk, a collection of travel poems and related photographs which reviewers have called "...a homage to the traveler in all of us [and] the multilayered experience that is travel." (  
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Book Signing: Stories Untold with Stacey Price Brown, Ph.D.

All are encouraged to come and learn about different insightful and inspirational stories of high-achieving D.C.-area students.   Dr. Brown will share how students can stand out during the admissions process. In addition, there will be a raffle for a counseling session. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity!  
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Careers in Comics Panel Discussion and Portfolio Review

Want to make comic books for a living? Have your stuff reviewed by pros in the field? Come meet working writers, artists and more on Saturday, April 11. Guests include: Shannon Gallant, illustrator for Marvel and Dreamworks