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Public Computers will be unavailable Monday, April 21- Wednesday, April 23 at the Bowie Branch

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Meet the Author: Pearl Cleage

Photograph of author Pearl CleageBook cover of Things I Should Have Told My Daughter by Pearl CleageOxon Hill Branch Library
Monday, April 28, 2014, 7 pm

Join us as Pearl Cleage discusses her most personal and revelatory work to date, Things I Should Have Told My Daughter.

In this deeply personal work, Cleage takes readers back to the 1970s and '80s, retracing her struggles to hone her craft amid personal and professional tumult.

In a conversation moderated by bestselliing author, Marita Golden, this event is sure to be a transformative experience with one of the defining voices in literature. Don't miss out on this literary event!

Brought to you in conjunction with Mahogany Books.

Spring Book Sale

Stack of books with a sale signEast Area Spring Book Sale
South Bowie Branch

Thursday, April 24, 1-8 pm
Friday, April 25, 10 am-5 pm
Saturday, April 26, 10 am-4 pm
Sunday, April 27, 1-3 pm.

Join the Friends of the East Area Cluster branches for our first Spring Friends Book Sale. The Book Sale is supported by the Friends of the South Bowie Branch Library, Largo-Kettering Branch Library and Upper Marlboro Branch Library. Call the South Bowie Branch Library for details: 301-850-0475.

The Prophet

Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet, dramatized by Kevin D. Raphael Fitch

Oxon Hill Branch

Wednesday, April 30, 7 pm

Immerse yourself in the spirit of Kahlil Gibran's poetic wisdom words, dramatized by actor and author Kevin D. Raphael Fitch. Raphael personally worked with the Gibran Committee  ̶  based in Beirut, Lebanon  ̶   to obtain performing rights for The Prophet. He is considered by The Gibran Committee to be the first person to dramatize the work in its entirety. Raphael’s impressive portfolio includes performances in plays, on television and in feature films. 

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