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Teen Cupcake Decorating

Cupcakes decorated
Bowie Branch
Ages 13-18
Wednesday, November 5, 3 pm
Flex your creative skills while you create your own uniquely decorated cupcake using icing and a variety of colorful toppings. All materials provided. Registration required, please contact the branch for details.
Art: Bigstock/yaysyoyo

Teen Poetry: Open Mic

hand held microphoneOxon Hill BranchYou Don't Even Know Me book cover
Ages 13 to 18, Monday, Nov. 3, 7:30 pm
Got A Poem? Let It Out!
Come share a poem during our teen open mic session. It can be an original poem or from a book. You will have up to 5 minutes for your presentation. All poems should be family-friendly.

10 Things Teens Can Do with a Library Card

  1. Teens sharing a tablet computer Checkout Books, Audio Books, Music CDs & more.
  2. Download eBooks, Audio Books, Magazines & more.
  3. Stream Music.The Smartest Card. Get It. Use It. @ your library. Celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month in September.
  4. Watch a Movie.
  5. Learn to Code.
  6. Learn a Language.
  7. Practice for the SAT, ACT or AP Exams.
  8. Publish an eBook.
  9. Chat with an Online Tutor.
  10. Research Homework Topics.

Women's History Month Resources Online

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Biography in Context contains biographical full-text articles from reference books, magazines and newspapers. Use the Person Search to find information about women, both current and historic, involved in many fields of endeavor. 

Online Reference Books

Black Women in America book cover Encyclopedia of Women in World History book coverCover of Dictionary of Women Worldwide From Suffrage to the Senate America's Political Women book cover Women in the American West book cover.

Research African American History via Your Online Library

Online Reference Books

The African American Almanac Book Cover African American Eras book cover African Americans in the Nineteenth Century book cover African Americans in the West book cover Black Women in America book cover Contemporary Black Biography book cover Encyclopedia of African American Culture and History book cover Encyclopedia of African American History 1619-1895 Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present book cover Encyclopedia of African American History book cover Notable Black American Men book cover People of the Underground Railroad: A Biographical Dictionary book cover Slavery in America Gale Library of Daily Life book cover Who's Who Among African Americans

Online Research Databases

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The African American Experience

Research resource for African American history and culture, including primary sources, timelines, audio clips, photographs, maps, and other images.

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Biography in Context

Biographies with related full-text articles from reference books, magazines and newspapers. Search for people, both current and historic from all eras and fields of endeavor.

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History Reference Center

History articles covering all periods of American and World history.