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Check Out These Exciting Travel Books

The summer is fast approaching and this is the perfect time to plan your next vacation, weekend getaway, or new adventure in Washington, D.C.  Come and visit the Anacostia Neighborhood Library today and check out these new travel books, which can help you save money and give you great ideas to make the most out of your trip.

May 11 is Mother's Day!

Picture Book Recommendations

There are lots of great picture books celebrating the bond between mothers and children, and this mother's day is a great time to read some of them!

Older Americans Month

Garden of Surprises

D.E.'s Choice Reads

"Divided Soul: The Life of Marvin Gaye"

Divided Soul The Life of Marvin Gaye is a biography written by David Ritz.  The book covers parts of Marvin's childhood, through his time spent in Washington, DC.  Detroit, and Motown, and ultimately his death in California.

Readers are Leaders

In collaboration with the Anacostia Community Museum, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library is excited to continue our "Community Leaders Are Readers" program.  This monthly weekend program invites children ages 4-8 and their families to listen to and discuss stories read by community leaders and participate in crafts.

Anacostia J.A.M. Session

Jazz Appreciation Month

Calling all musicians!!!Join Anacostia Neighborhood Library as we celebrate the first true American art form: JAZZ!

Celebrate Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month. Since 1963, our nation has designated this month as a time to celebrate the many contributions of older Americans and to focus attention on staying healthy and active.From 1963 until 1973, May was referred to as Senior Citizens Month. In May 1974, President Jimmy Carter changed the name to Older Americans Month. 

Readers Are Leaders

In collaboration with the Anacostia Community Museum, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library is excited to continue our "Community Leaders Are Readers" program. 

April is National Poetry Month

Book Recommendations

April is National Poetry Month. I often use this month to help remind myself how beautiful a poem can be, and I want to highlight some of my favorites.

March 15 is National Quilting Day!

March 15 is National Quilting Day! While I must admit that I personally have no skills with a needle, the DC Public Library has lots of resources to help you explore this exciting craft.

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