Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with an exclusive after hours party for teens at the library! Teens will have the library all to themselves from 6:00-8:00 pm. There will be food, a scavenger hunt, battleship pong, Xbox/Wii U games, music, prizes and more food! Parental permission is required. Celebra el final del programa de Verano de Lectura y ven a esta fiesta exclusiva después de que se cierre la biblioteca. Desde las 6 a las 8 p.m., la biblioteca será solo para los adolescentes.
On display, June 17 - 28, in the For Cowried Girls exhibition you will view masks and African abstract figures by ceramist Ella Maria Ray, all of which are adorned in some way with cowry shells. Works included in the exhibition are from her Africana Women Emerging, Mud Text-tile and her recent Cowried Girls Series.
Get Outdoors @ Your Library! Join us for a fun time outside on the lawn. We'll blow bubbles, paint a mural, play games, maybe do a science experiment or two, listen to campfire stories, have snacks and more...
No registration required. Perfect for families with children ages 1 - 12.
A community reception for the artists and families
Free and Open to the Public
Exhibit: Mother, Mother! Curated by Helen Littlejohn, May 1 - 31
"Mother, Mother! will feature multicultural art work from local community artists and Washington, DC, including SA Bennett, Randy McAnulty, Kiyasha Newson, Helen Littlejohn, Arlette Lucero, Stevon Lucero, Ella Maria Ray, Ron Hicks, Rob Yancey and others. All art will feature representations of the Madonna--Mother and Child.