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Julian Oteyza: Guitarounds
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Julian Oteyza: Guitarounds

On exhibit at The Connection: Crystal City, January – February 2017.

New Library Programs for 2017
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New Library Programs for 2017

Looking to do something new this year? We have a variety of new programs for 2017 – from writing fiction, to discussing books in the middle of the day, to jamming on that ukulele that’s been gathering dust in the back of your closet.

All Library Locations Will Be Closed Friday, Jan. 20
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All Library Locations Will Be Closed Friday, Jan. 20

County offices will be closed for the Presidential Inauguration

Tales from the "I Need a Good Book" Department
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Tales from the “I Need a Good Book” Department

As librarians, we often receive emails from friends and family members, looking for specific book suggestions…   This email arrived over the holidays: My dad’s been reading to a class of 3rd graders, and the assignment (instead of being a month) may last until the end of next academic year. I’d given him Neil Gaiman’s “Fortunately, the […]

2016 - A Year of Loss...
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2016 – A Year of Loss…

Every time we turned around this year, it seemed like another one of our heroes or role models had died. So we’ve created this end-of-year list to pay homage to the many talented authors, musicians and performers, as well as public figures and activists, who are no longer with us.

Aurora Hills Meeting Room Closed During Construction
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Aurora Hills Meeting Room Closed During Construction

While the Aurora Hills Branch remains open, some programs and services are affected.

Give the Gift of Reading
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Give the Gift of Reading

You know people who need books? We have so many suggestions!

Aselin Lands: Paintings
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Aselin Lands: Paintings

“Doodling Becomes Ritual” On exhibit at the Columbia Pike Branch Library, December 2016 – January 2017 Aselin Lands, originally from Baton Rouge, LA, is currently an arts educator in the DC Metropolitan Area. She is dedicated to teaching art as well as creating art. She earned her Masters of Arts in Teaching and Bachelor’s of […]

New in 2017: Chasing Pages Book Club
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New in 2017: Chasing Pages Book Club

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to read more? Are you free on Wednesday afternoons, and looking for stimulating conversation in a welcoming environment?

The Holidays Are Coming...
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The Holidays Are Coming…

Whether you celebrate Chanukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa or another holiday, the Library is here to help.