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Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Monday, February 19, 2018, 11:00 am

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Cortenia Smith as Harriet Tubman

The Legacy of Harriet Tubman: A One-Woman Performance by Cortenia Smith

Monday, February 19, 2018, 2:00 pm

Celebrate Black History Month at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library! Please join us on Monday, Feb. 19, at 2 p.m.for "The Legacy of Harriet Tubman." This one-woman performance reveals the true spirit of Harriet Tubman, a legendary former slave, abolitionist and hero who defined courage and strength.
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Wii Game Night

Join us every Monday night at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library to play Wii games. Ages 6 and up.  

Tax Assistance

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 11:00 am

From Feb. 1 through April 18, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2017 income tax filing.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit our tax page.
Preschool StoryTime

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Class groups and daycares welcome at these sessions. Please no children under 2 years of age unless attending with a sibling or class group.

Tax Assistance

Thursday, February 22, 2018, 1:30 pm

From Feb. 1 through April 18, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2017 income tax filing.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit our tax page.
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Community Connections

Thursday, February 22, 2018, 2:00 pm

The Anacostia Neighborhood Library is pleased to be partnering with Community Connections, who will be here every Tuesday and Thursday to provide supportive services to promote housing stability and to prevent homelessness. Services offered include assistance with obtaining IDs, completing applications for services, and guidance with regards to Social Security Disability Income. Community Connections staff will be located in one of our study rooms and no appointment is needed. 
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Northstar Digital Literacy

Thursday, February 22, 2018, 6:00 pm

Every second and fourth Thursday starting Feb. 8, from 6-7 p.m., Anacostia Library will be hosting Northstar Digital Literacy training and testing. The second Thursday will be for practice sessions and the fourth Thursday will be for official testing. Earn your Northstar Digital Literacy Certificate in computer basics, Internet, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, social media, email and information literacy. 
Photo credit: Daniel C. Crain Photograph Collection, DC Public Library Special Collections

Saving Family Treasures: Personal Archiving Workshop #dc1968

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 1:00 pm

Are you interested in preserving family treasures? Special Collections staff, in collaboration with Marya McQuirter, PhD, of the dc1968 project, will lead a two-hour workshop on preserving digital and physical personal archives, including photos, letters, newspapers and other material objects. Participants will receive information and supplies that will help them maintain their family records.
Mosaic Theater

Mosaic on the Move - "To Kill a King"

Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 7:00 pm

The library is excited to host Mosaic Theater for free versions of their most recent performances. To Kill a King is the story behind the events of the 1968 Sanitation Workers Strike that ultimately brought the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to the balcony of the Lorraine Motel on April 4, 1968. As told by T.O.

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