Capitol View
Neighborhood Library

The Capitol View Neighborhood library will close on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 at 5:30 p.m for renovation: Customers will not be able to place holds at Capitol View after Feb. 17 and holds placed at Capitol View that are not picked up by Feb. 25 will be moved to Dorothy I. Height/Benning by Feb. 27.

Teens Snag A Job Workshop

According to recent newspaper accounts, summer jobs for teenagers are disappearing quickly.  Today, fewer that three in ten American teenagers now have employment.  Over the course of the past few years, the teen unemployment rate has been above 20 percent.

DC Public Library Open Today

Thursday, March 7, 2013

The DC Public Library will be open during its regular hours on Thursday, March 7.

Research Your Genealogy

HeritageQuest Online Databases

The  Capitol View Library will be hosting a HeritageQuest Online Databases demonstration at 3 p.m. on March 13.Librarians will go online to demonstrate how to obtain free access to HeritageQuest, a database containing a wealth of historical information as well as genealogy.

Teen Monday Movie Madness Presents ...

Join us for two great movies for Teen Monday Movie Madness, showing at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays in February.Diary of a Wimpy Kid 3: Dog DaysSchool's out, but Greg's well-laid plans for summer go all wrong. What is he going to do?Rated PG, 2012, 94 minutes.

Black Cinema for Black History Month

For Black History Month, we'll be showcasing highlights of black cinema. Both movies will show at 4 p.m. Learn something and have fun at the same time!

Science Fair Help and Movie Night

Looking for ideas for a Science Fair Project? Drop by our Science Fair Project Help Night to get a few tips and enjoy a movie from the Disney Presents Bill Nye the Science Guy TV series.

Black History Month Events at "The View"

Looking for exciting Black History Month events in the Capitol View and Marshall Heights communities?  We have arranged a variety of programs with you in mind.

Gobble Up Some Gourmet Reading

Holiday Cookbooks

Need some help figuring out what to cook for your Thanksgiving feast? Here's a few ideas.

Crocheting Basics

What is There to Know?

Visit Capitol View Library and learn how to crochet a granny square blanket and more.  The meet-and-greet session is designed for ages 7 and older. Be sure to stop by the circulation desk to sign up for the class.Do not miss out on the fun, which starts on Saturday, Oct. 13, beginning at noon.

Back to School Picks

Fun and Inspirational Reading

For High School ReadersThe Pact by Sampson Davis