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DC Public Library 19h
The Northwest One Library is closed due to high temperatures in the building.
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DC Public Library 20h
The Rosedale Library is closed due to high temperatures in the building.
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DC Public Library 23h
Get creative and invent a motorized machine that uses wiggles and vibrations to move. Use everyday materials to create machines of your own design. Tenley-Friendship Library, Tuesday, July 23 at 4pm.
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DC Public Library 23h
The District's Heat Emergency continues today.
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DC Public Library Jul 20
Meet Pitcher at a special story time event for families. Saturday, July 27, 10am at Cleveland Park Library.
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DC Public Library Jul 20
The Deanwood Library is closed today due to high temperatures in the building.
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DC Public Library Jul 19
Looking for weekend plans? Join us at Northeast Library for an afternoon of music in the garden. Bring a chair, sit back and enjoy the sounds of Full Power Blues. Sunday, July 21 at 2pm.
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DC Public Library Jul 19
Northwest One Library is now closed for day, Friday, July 19, due to high temperatures in the building.
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DC Public Library Jul 19
Rosedale Library is now closed for the day, Friday, July 19, due to high temperatures in the building. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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DC Public Library Jul 19
Deanwood Library is now closed for the day, Friday, July 19, due to high temperatures in the building. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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DC Public Library Jul 19
That's all we have for this month's Fantasy Friday! Join me, Janna the Librarian, next month on August 16 for another book chat. Stay cool out there my friends, and remember in this heat all DC Library branches are cooling centers.
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DC Public Library Jul 19
"Whosoever wields the Sword of Power shall be the one true King. But what if the Sword has chosen a Queen?" I look forward to cracking open this one, from Tom Wheeler and , a new interpretation of the legendary sword Excalibur.
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DC Public Library Jul 19
Lastly, at the American Library Association Conference, I was lucky enough to get an advanced reader's copy of Cursed by Thomas Wheeler and illustrated by Frank Miller, and attend their talk about the book and upcoming Netflix series.
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DC Public Library Jul 19
If you like The Power, check out The Women's War by : "a feminist fantasy epic, a revolutionary spell gives women the ability to control their own fertility--with consequences that rock their patriarchal society to its core."
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DC Public Library Jul 19
Moving away from series, it is important to mention that , author of Ancillary Justice, has broke out into epic fantasy with The Raven Tower, a novel about the hidden forces that guide our fates.
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DC Public Library Jul 19
There is high praise for The City of Brass, which bestelling author Sabaa Tahir called "the best adult fantasy I've read since The Name of the Wind", an amazing book itself. The sequel A Kingdom of Copper is available now.
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DC Public Library Jul 19
Replying to @rosalindcarney
Yes, Rosedale is open.
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DC Public Library Jul 19
Replying to @FondaJLee
"Stylish and action-packed, full of ambitious families and guilt-ridden loves, Jade City is an epic drama reminiscent of the best classic Hong Kong gangster films but set in a fantasy metropolis so gritty and well-imagined that you'll forget you're reading a book."
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Li G (they/them) Jul 19
Rereading Fire Logic by Laurie J. Marks, now that the series is finished. Invasions, guerrilla resistance strategy, found families! A talking raven! Sword lesbian meets blacksmith lesbian!
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