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Events

DCLA hosts a variety of events including tours, discussions, presentations, and social gatherings. We also list community events of interest to our members. 

Upcoming events

    • 18 Jun 2019
    • 5:30 PM
    • 620 Michigan Ave., N.E. Washington, DC 20064

    The Catholic University of America’s Library and Information Science program, recently ranked top ten for job placement and average salaries by Library Journal, invites you to join us for an information session.

    Open House                                                                                                                            Tuesday, June 18, 2019 @ 5:30 p.m.

    By attending a session, applicants will:

    • learn about the courses
    • learn the advantages of earning a master's degree and/or a certificate
    • get instructions on how to apply
    • meet the faculty/staff (Open House only)
    • meet students (Open House only)
    • get connected with an advisor
    • ...and so much more!

    RSVP here!

    If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at cua-lis@cua.edu.




    • 20 Jun 2019
    • 25 Jun 2019
    • Washington Convention Center

    ALA Annual Conference
    Washington, DC
    June 20-25, 2019
    • 100s of top authors and unforgettable speakers
    • 900+ expert exhibitors, new products, services, and titles
    • Libraries Transform® and a focus on the future
    • Learning that keeps on going 
    • Fun stuff that sparks innovation
    • News You Can Use—updates, policy priorities, strategies for engaging decision-makers and influencers
    • Quality and scope of programs, topics, and formats
    https://2019.alaannual.org/

    Registration Discount for Current DCLA Members:
    Current DCLA members are invited to receive $50 off registration using the code DCLA50. Save on Full Conference, Exhibits Only, or Single Day Pass registration.

    • 20 Jun 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Paul Laurence Dunbar High School 101 N St NW, Washington Washington DC 20001

    Author Talk with Jacqueline Woodson 

    DC Public Library and Politics & Prose host Jacqueline Woodson, the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, and the Coretta Scott King Award in 2015 and 2013, will discuss her book Brown Girl Dreaming, a mesmerizing memoir in verse about growing up as an African American girl in the 1960s and 1970s. This event is free and open to the public; however, to attend, an entrance ticket is required. Books will be available for purchase and signing. 

    Thursday, June 20th 6 p.m. Doors open @ 5:30p.m. Ages 10 - Adult

    Paul Laurence Dunbar High School                                                                                    101 N St NW, Washington Washington DC 20001 

    • 20 Jun 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • The LINE DC, 1770 Euclid St NW, Washington, DC 20009

    Mark your calendars for a welcome to DC social for the ALA Annual Conference, hosted by The LINE DC and co-sponsored by DC Public Library, DC Library Association, Delaware Library Association, Maryland Library Association, and Virginia Library Association.

    Free & open to #ALAAC19 attendees and members of the host organizations.

    Registered attendees will receive one complimentary drink ticket while supplies last. Cash bar follows.

    Register here

    About The Line DC

    Inspired by the District and housed inside a 110-year old historic church, the LINE DC is the product of a community effort by local chefs, bartenders, artists, and designers. Full Service Radio broadcasts live from the hotel lobby daily while celebrated chefs Spike Gjerde of Baltimore’s Woodberry Kitchen and Erik Bruner-Yang of DC’s Maketto embrace the region’s diversity with American and international culinary experiences. Amplified by Adams Morgan’s eclectic personality, the LINE delivers a richly rounded experience unlike any other in DC.


    • 22 Jun 2019
    • Churchkey (Above Birch & Barley), 1337 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005
    • 44
    Register


    • 02 Jul 2019
    • 4:30 PM
    • 620 Michigan Ave., N.E. Washington, DC 20064

    The Catholic University of America’s Library and Information Science program, recently ranked top ten for job placement and average salaries by Library Journal, invites you to join us for an information session.

    Virtual Info Session                                                                                                              Tuesday, July 2, 2019 @ 4:30pm EDT

    By attending a session, applicants will:

    • learn about the courses
    • learn the advantages of earning a master's degree and/or a certificate
    • get instructions on how to apply
    • meet the faculty/staff (Open House only)
    • meet students (Open House only)
    • get connected with an advisor
    • ...and so much more!

    RSVP here!

    If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at cua-lis@cua.edu.






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