Calling all readers ages 3-5!
Do you like stories?
Grab your grownup and pay us a visit. Be advised: This program may expose the reader in you! The 30-40 minute reading programs are designed to promote language and listening skills. Join us and exercise your mind with stories and activities that spark the imagination and arouse curiosity.
SEE YOU THERE!
School groups are welcome. Please call Capitol View Library at 202-645-0755 to schedule a time and date.
Trouble in class? Get free help today!
A-Step (After School Tutoring & Enrichment Program) provides educators who are available to tutor students K-12 while addressing a variety of academic needs.
Stop by after school and enhance your education.
Create a different project with us every week as we explore art, music, science, and technology. Dive into Maker and create projects such as mini robots, helicopter games, racing cars, airplanes, musical instruments, movies, computer programming games and more!
Maker takes place every Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the children's space. Recommended for children ages 6 and up.
A person or persons employing do-it-yourself (DIY) techniques to develop unique creations and inventions for useful purposes.
Calling all Writers! Novelists, poets, bloggers, historians... ALL WRITERS! You are invited to Capitol View to share your writing, explore your process and collaborate with other writers.
Whether you have been writing for a long time or are just beginning, we’d love to have you.
Come to the final community meeting for the Capitol View Library renovation.
See the final designs for your library renovation.
Get info about the closing date and construction schedule.
Learn more about the project at dclibrary.org/capviewrenovation.
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.