Anacostia
Neighborhood Library

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Community Connections

Thursday, April 26, 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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Kids' Book Club: "The Strange Case of Origami Yoda"

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 5:00 pm

Join us for our monthly Kids’ Book Club meeting at the Anacostia Library.  This month we will be reading The Strange Case of Origami Yoda.  No need to worry about reading the book before the event; we will read a selection of the book together, and round out the fun with a game and pizza afterwards.   Recommended for ages 7-12.  
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Northstar Digital Literacy

Thursday, April 26, 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. 

DCPL Peer Support Specialists

Friday, April 27, 2018, 9:30 am

Every Friday from 9:30 a.m. to noon, Anacostia Neighborhood Library is pleased to offer peer support specialists, who will be here 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. Trained peer specialists will be located in one of our study rooms; no appointment needed. 
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, April 30, 2018, 11:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 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 to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
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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.  
Preschool StoryTime

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, May 2, 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-to-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 are welcome at these sessions. Please no children under 2 years of age unless attending with a sibling or class group.
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DCPL Peer Support Specialists

Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 1:00 pm

Every Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m., Anacostia Neighborhood Library is pleased to offer peer support specialists who will provide supportive services to promote housing stability and prevent homelessness. Services offered include assistance with obtaining IDs, completing applications for services and guidance with regards to Social Security Disability Income. Trained peer specialists will be located in one of our study rooms; no appointment is needed. 
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Small Wonders and Stupendous Feats with Diane Macklin

Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 11:00 am

Enjoy marvelous tales of unlikely heroes who defy the impossible. From stories about the original spider man to fantastic friendships, storyteller Diane Macklin will spin adventures using rhythm, movement and classic tales. For children ages 6 and up.
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Pacific Rhythm

Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 11:00 am

Enjoy traditional music and dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, the Cook Islands and Samoa, presented with authentic costumes for each island. You’ll be up on your feet as this dance troupe teaches you some Polynesian dances. This is a family program for children of all ages.

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