No more donations please - we have no more room. Come to the sale October 20th, 10-3.
We are now accepting donations of popular books in very good condition. If you have more than 3 boxes, please call first. 301.891.7259
Image: a book donated last spring made its way south of the equator.
Thursday, Sept 6 - 7 pm
Caldecott Honor illustrator Yuyi Morales presents her new picture book, Dreamers. Video
Tuesday, Sept 11 - 7:30 pm
"Artemis Fowl" author Eoin Colfer , author Andrew Donkin , and illustrator Giovanni Rigano talk about their timely graphic novel, Illegal. (Note: This program is aimed at older kids, teens and adults).
Thursday, Sept 13 - 7:30 pm
French illustrator Jeremie Royer discusses his work for a graphic novel biography of John James Audubon called Audubon, On the Wings of the World. (Note: This event is co-sponsored by the French Embassy).
Thursday, Sept 20 - 7:30 pm
Caldecott Medalist Sophie Blackall returns to the Library to spotlight her illustrations for a new kids novel, Winnie’s Great War, which is based on her 2016 Caldecott Medal-winning picture book, Finding Winnie.
Tuesday, Sept 25 - 7:30 pm
Kids author Katrina Yan Glaser presents The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden, the sequel to her critically-praised novel , The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street.
Wednesday, Oct 3 - 7:30 pm
Atlas Obscura co-creator Dylan Thuras talks about his new version for kids, Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the Most Adventurous Kid. (Note: Thuras will be in conversation with Washington Post editor Anna Rothchild, creator of the YouTube series Gross Science).
Thursday, Oct 4 - 7 pm
Caldecott Honor illustrator Lauren Castillo talks about her illustrations for Imagine, an autobiographic picture book by U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera.
Monday, Oct 8 - 7:30 pm
Local author/illustrator Jonathan Roth discusses Take Us to Your Sugar, the newest book in his hilarious new chapter book series for kids, Beep and Bob.
Wednesday, Oct 10 - 7 pm
Debut picture book author Traci Sorell, a member of the Cherokee Nation, offers a colorful, engaging look at the Cherokees’ concept of gratitude, We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga
Thursday, Oct 18 - 7:30 pm
Graphic novelist Kevin McCloskey presents his newest science comic, Snails Are Just My Speed.
Wednesday, Oct 24 - 7:30 pm
Amanda Lucidon, who was the official White House photographer for Michelle Obama, talks about Reach Higher, her new kids’ book of photos of the former First Lady.