Grand Opening CelebrationSaturday, June 23, 2012 Scheduled activities: 10 a.m. – Story Time with Sheila Stewart from Radio One (ages 2-6)10 a.m.-12 p.m. – Face Painting11 a.m. – Step Afrika! Reads/Mini Dance Workshop (all ages)
Washington Highlands has a new teen volunteer all the way from Phelps Vocational School.Keino Lanier, who is in his last year at Phelps, is taking up Technology. He is great with our young teens.Thursday night was "Jazz Night," where the teens came out to decorate cardboard musical instruments to their liking -- and did they do it up!
Join Mayor Gray and City Officials for a Ribbon Cutting at 12:30 p.m.
Your new library opens June 13! Join Mayor Gray and city officials for a ribbon cutting ceremony at 12:30 p.m.The Interim Library closed permanently Saturday, May 19 at 5:30 p.m. During the move, library customers can return books to any DC Public Library and pick up holds at Parklands-Turner Library, 1547 Alabama Ave. SE.
DC Read-In, March 10, 2012, Washington Highlands Interim LibraryAdultsLiterary Scavenger Hunt10 a.m. -- 2 p.m.TeensBook Display Including: Mysteries. Love Stories, Science Fiction and Graphic NovelsAll DayChildrenPoetry Slam Reading, Children will take turns reading, writing, and reciting poetry aloud from poetry books2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Ages 5-12 yearsRefreshments Provided
Get ready for DC Read-In on March 10, the library's city-wide celebration of reading. Reading is so much fun when you get the right book or have the right person with whom to read.Children of all ages can join us here at Washington Highlands Friday, March 9, at 4 p.m. to create their own bookmark. We'll provide markers, colored pencils and colorful paper.