Upcoming Events

By Richard
September 5, 2007
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DC Builds: Buildings for Books
Tuesday, October 9, 2007, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
National Building Museum , 401 F Street, NW

What does it take to design libraries that inspire? The DC Public Library this question in its current development of several branch libraries across the city. Ginnie Cooper, DC Public Library chief librarian, will lead a panel discussion with chief librarians from San Jose , California and Seattle , Washington ; two cities that recently completed a wide ranging effort to build branch libraries in their communities. The panel will include Ray Johnston of Johnston Architects in Seattle and Pamela Anderson-Brulé of Anderson Brulé Architects in San Jose who will share their design for libraries in their respective cities, as well as lessons learned.

$12 Museum members and students; $20 nonmembers. Prepaid registration required. Walk-in registration based on availability.
To register: https://s21.2coolweb.com/nbm/signup.asp

Food for Thought: Shop at Whole Foods Markets and benefit your library
3 Whole Foods Market stores will contribute 5% of an entire day’s sales to enhance the Children’s Rooms in 5 Interim Branches: Anacostia, Benning, Georgetown , Watha T. Daniel-Shaw, and Tenley-Friendship.

On October 4, 2007 proceeds from the P Street Store ( 1440 P Street, NW ) will be donated; on October 11, 2007 proceeds from the Georgetown Store ( 2323 Wisconsin Ave, NW ) will be donated; and on October 18 proceeds from the Tenley Store ( 4530 40th Street NW ) will be donated.

Proceeds will go to the DC Public Library Foundation,a 501( c)3 nonprofit organization working to provide goods and services not otherwise available to the DC Public Library System.

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