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DC Environmental Film Festival

March 10, 2013 - This month is the anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill; it's also the DC Environmental Film Festival. Read up on oil spills, then treat yourself to one of more than 150 film screenings between March 12th and March 24th. Many of the films are free and open to the public! Continue reading
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National Nutrition Month: A Month in Food

March 8, 2013 - March is about a lot of things. It’s American Red Cross Month; it’s Music in Our Schools Month; it’s National Women’s History Month. It’s also a time to be thinking about the foods we put in our bodies: National Noodle Month, National Peanut Month, National Sauce Month -- and, most importantly, National Nutrition Month. Yes, March truly is a month in food. Continue reading
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Celebrate Spring

March 3, 2013 - Spring is just around the corner. Kick it off with some spring cleaning -- join us in celebrating Return Those Borrowed Books Week from March 3 - 9. Then, head on down to the Tidal Basin for this year's Cherry Blossom festivities. Continue reading
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All About Women

March 1, 2013 - This month, it’s all about women — women’s history, that is. Yes, March is Women’s History Month, a time to reflect on the female struggle for equal rights and the many contributions women have made to every facet of our society throughout history. This is a good time to remember Trinity’s mission, which includes a commitment to the education of women and the advancement of equity, justice and honor in the education of all people. Trinity is also grounded in the mission of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, whose goal is education for all — but particularly for … Continue reading
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Read Across America

February 28, 2013 - This Saturday, March 2, marks the 109th birthday of beloved children’s author Theodor Seuss Geisel — a.k.a. Dr. Seuss. Dr. Seuss published such celebrated titles as The Cat in the Hat, Hop on Pop, and The Lorax. He was also a fiercely political artist, creating cartoons throughout WWII and drawing inspiration for his work from current issues like the Cold War and deforestation. In fact, many of Seuss’ stories have specific origins in the real world. In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday — and his role in encouraging children to read —  March 1st is Read Across America Day. Join … Continue reading
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Contact the Sister Helen Sheehan Library at 202-884-9350, or by email at

Contact the Sister Helen Sheehan Library at 202-884-9350, or by email at