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The official radio program of the D.C. Public Library.
Hear author talks, interviews, special presentations, stories about the goings-on in the library system and Washington, D.C., and much more!

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    DCPL Presents: CryptoParty

    A CryptoParty is a free, public gathering to learn different approaches to privacy and security for your computers, mobile devices, social media, and other digital platforms. Listen to learn why digital prvacy & security matters, and learn some strategies for staying safe online.

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    RETROperSPECTIVE

    Talking about the upcoming exhibition and performance series, RETROperSPECTIVE - a collaboration between DC Public Library and Rhizome DC. We'll also discuss the process of archiving and digitizing the DC Punk Archive Zine Collection

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    Aja Clark and David Quick

    Straight from the main DCPL offices at K street, Aja Clark and David Quick will talk all things library including a Summer Challenge wrap-up, what books we're reading, and the library's best money-saving options.

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    Notes from the Library: Uncensored

    During the month of September, the library is celebrating the freedom to read. This year's Uncensored theme is "Words Ignite: The Literature of Activism," listen to learn more about the celebration, activities, and events all month long. During the week of September 23-29, the library will join the American Library Association for the national observance of Banned Books Week.

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    All Things Local- Go Go Live

    In celebration of DC Public Library's Go Go History Month. DCPL Radio welcomes author Natalie Hopkinson to discuss her book Go-Go Live.

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    Get Lit: Women of Color Book Club

    Gabi and Mahdvi, co-founders of the local Women of Color Book Club, talk about the inspiration for creating an intentional space for women of color in DC. They discuss the importance of supporting women of color authors in this current political climate, and dive into Thrity Umrigar’s The Secrets Between Us, their August book selection.

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    DCPL Presents: Poetry for Social Justice

    Winners from a poetry slam held earlier in the month at Busboys & Poets will read original poetry written about inequality, civil rights and more. This project is part of a collaboration between the DC Public Library, the Maryland Institute College of Arts and the Poor People's Campaign. 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement and we, collaboratively, are still working on these issues.

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