If St. Patrick's Day inspires you to get into the Irish spirit, try the adventurous Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer.Artemis is a criminal mastermind, evil genius, and yet only a 12-year-old Irish boy. He attempts to regain his family's fortune in this fast paced thriller.
Noted, local, award-winning international lecturer, author and historian of the African Diaspora, C.R. Gibbs, will present his annual Black History Month Lecture Series. This African History and Culture series will focus on black miners, the life and contributions of phenomenal black women and historical and factual information on the great slave revolts.
This year's Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and Coretta Scott King Book Awards
Earlier this week the American Library Association (ALA) announced the winners of the Youth Media Awards for noteworthy books, videos and other outstanding materials for children and teens. These prestigious awards include the Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and Coretta Scott King Book Awards. Learn more about process of choosing these awards on ALA's website.Here is the list of this year's winners and runnerups with a link to how to find here theme here at the DC Libraries.
Join us for beginning sewing class for the holidays! Learn basic sewing techniques and create a gift.Classes will be taught by local designer Samira “Mira” Thompson are set for Dec. 8 and Dec. 22 at 9:30 a.m.