The Capitol View Neighborhood library closed on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 at 5:30 p.m for renovation and is planned to re-open in late Fall 2017. Please visit http://www.dclibrary.org/capviewrenovation for updates on the project.
DC Public Library is participating in the 2016 Free Summer Meals Program.
Kids and teens eat free lunch on weekdays from July 5 – August 12. No registration is required.
Lunch will be provided Monday – Friday from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the following library locations:
Anacostia – 1800 Good Hope Road, SE
The Role of African American Women in the Civil War and a Celebration of Freedom
In recognition of Juneteenth 2016, the Female RE-Enactors of Distinctionwill share stories about the accomplishments of African American women during the Civil War and local historian C.R. Gibbs will discuss the evolution of the commemorative holiday.
Take a ride in a car that’s equipped with a pool and an instant snack bar--
This car is way cool!
This car has a fish tank and can be used as a plane. It’s also a boat--
This car is insane!
This rhyming book, I recommend that you read,
I’m sure that you’ll finish it with great speed.
Get lost in Jack’s vivid imagination-
Kids, if you want to get the inside scoop on taking a trip on a plane, this book is for you! Maisy highlights just how exciting it can to be to take a flight. Join Maisy and get a preview of her wonderful experiences before your next flight.
Check Out Maisy Goes on a Plane by Lucy Cousins the next time you visit the library, or place a hold at the link!
Register for a PC Basics class with Byte Back. Classes begin the week of January 11th. In PC Basics you will learn to:
Be able to name basic computer parts and functions
Practice typing and using a mouse correctly
Learn how to use email
Search the Internet
Create and manage files and folders
Understand memory and storage basics
SUMMER READING IS OVER
A NEW SCHOOL YEAR HAS BEGUN
GRAB A BOOK
TAKE A LOOK
THERE’S STILL ROOM FOR FUN
Get a fun introduction to idioms with Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish… Amelia takes Mrs. Roger’s instructions literally and so began a series of housekeeping mishaps.
Check out the Amelia Bedilia series from your library today!
A hearty thanks to the Capitol View and Marshall Heights communities for their participation in our Third Annual Back-to-School Health and Fitness Program.
On Thursday, Aug. 20, 131 children, youth, teens and adults turned out for the exciting four-hour event. In addition to receiving school supplies that included 125 backpacks, kids and teens enjoyed hip-hop music, face painting, double dutch jump rope and plenty of hot dogs, chips, cookies and soft drinks.
In recognition of the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth, community leader David W. Smith Sr. will discuss slave culture in the United States, Civil War interpreter Marquett Milton will portray the life of United States Colored Troop Andrew Green and freelance writer Omarr Lee will pay tribute to the commemorative holiday through poetry.
Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is considered the oldest celebration that commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States.
Join us in celebrating Women's History Month, and win fantastic prizes!
Every Monday in March, a new trivia question will be posted on Twitter (@dcpl) and Facebook. Respond by Friday with the correct answer using #herstoryDCPL, and get entered to win a different prize each week! We'll reveal the correct answer at the end of the week.