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Major Taylor: America's First Black Sports Hero
Thursday, Aug. 22 |  6:30 p.m.  |  Plaza Branch
The Washington Post’s Michael Kranish examines a once-celebrated, now-overlooked sports and civil rights trailblazer in a discussion of his book The World's Fastest Man: The Extraordinary Life of Cyclist Major Taylor, America's First Black Sports Hero.
 
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Homework Help
Get ready to start the school year off right with these homework resources available through the Library. Students can get live homework help every day from 2 -11 p.m., or use your library card to access a variety of educational databases and digital resources.
 
Veterans Writing Workshop
 

2019 Veterans Writing Workshop
The Veterans Writing Workshop helps veterans, active military and their families develop writing and narrative skills that can empower them to tell their stories, whether they are true-life accounts or wholly original tales. Registration now open for 2019 sessions.
 
Ralph Steadman: A Retrospective
 

Ralph Steadman: A Retrospective
Exhibit on Display | June 1 - Sept. 8  |  Central Library
Artist Ralph Steadman is known for his creative collaboration with writer Hunter S. Thompson, matching outrageous illustrations to Thompson’s gonzo writing. Beyond that partnership, Steadman’s career spans over 60 years; this summer, the Library is among a few U.S. sites hosting a touring retrospective exhibit of over 100 of his original works.