Anacostia
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February Recess Guide

Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 2:00 pm

Monday, Feb. 17: Presidential Coloring Activity 2 p.m.  (All ages) Tuesday, Feb. 18: Preschool Storytime 2 p.m.  (Ages 3-5) Wednesday, Feb. 19: Preschool Storytime 10:30 a.m.  (Ages 3-5) STEM program: Bee-bots and Lego Mazes 2 p.m. (Ages 6-12) Thursday, Feb. 20: Crafternoon 4 p.m. (Ages 5-12) Amazing Books to Incredible Films: Hidden Figures 5 p.m. (Ages 9-up) Friday, Feb.21: Family Movie 2 p.m. (All ages)
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Suppressed The Fight to Vote

Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 7:00 pm

In the new film Suppressed: The Fight To Vote, Robert Greenwald (director of Outfoxed, and Walmart The High Cost of Low Price) exposes rampant voter suppression that affected the outcome of the 2018 midterm election in Georgia and the threat it poses to our elections all across the nation in 2020.  We hope you can join us for the viewing of this film at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb.
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Suppressed: The Fight To Vote

Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 7:00 pm

In the new film Suppressed: The Fight to Vote, Robert Greenwald (director of Outfoxed and Walmart The High Cost of Low Price) exposes rampant voter suppression that affected the outcome of the 2018 midterm election in Georgia and the threat it poses to our elections all across the nation in 2020.  The free viewing will take place at 7 p.m. at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library.  For more information visit www.fighttovote.org.  
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LEGO Mazes with Bee-Bots

Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 2:00 pm

Come expand your creative mind with Bee-Bots at the Anacostia Library.  Bee-Bots are robotic toys that move around on the floor and can be directed by typing commands. Build fun and creative mazes using LEGOs and try to command the Bee-Bots to navigate through them. For ages 6-12.  
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February Recess Guide

Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 2:00 pm

Monday, Feb. 17: Presidential Coloring Activity 2 p.m.  (All ages) Tuesday, Feb. 18: Preschool Storytime 2 p.m.  (Ages 3-5) Wednesday, Feb. 19: Preschool Storytime 10:30 a.m.  (Ages 3-5) STEM program: Bee-bots and Lego Mazes 2 p.m. (Ages 6-12) Thursday, Feb. 20: Crafternoon 4 p.m. (Ages 5-12) Amazing Books to Incredible Films: Hidden Figures 5 p.m. (Ages 9-up) Friday, Feb.21: Family Movie 2 p.m. (All ages)
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Coffee and Conversation

Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 2:00 pm

Please join us at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library for our Coffee and Conversation program, which meets every other Wednesday at 2 p.m. Topics vary, but may include current events, discussions about local issues, or casual conversations on all manner of things. Library employees will be present to facilitate the conversation, and to provide the refreshments that are available to all participants. No need to RSVP, just come on in and get to know your local library staff and library customers! This program is free and open to anyone who is interested.
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Words While You Wait

Thursday, February 20, 2020, 10:00 am

Join us throughout tax season on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. for our annual program, Words While You Wait. Customers can complete word search puzzles and other word games while they wait for tax preparation services. 
Free Tax Help

Tax Assistance

Thursday, February 20, 2020, 11:00 am

From Feb. 1 through April 15, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2019 income tax filing. Tax assistance will take place from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit our tax page.
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Books to Movies: From Amazing Books to Incredible Films

Thursday, February 20, 2020, 4:00 pm

The Anacostia Neighborhood Library has an assortment of amazing books that have been adapted into incredible blockbuster movies. Every month, library staff will select a book that has been adapted into a film and display it all month long for your reading pleasure. Read and enjoy the featured book of the month and on the third Thursday of each month, library staff will present the film adaptation of the book on the TV for your further enjoyment.
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Crafternoon

Thursday, February 20, 2020, 4:00 pm

Come and try your hand at making something. Join us every Thursday for Crafternoon, a fun and simple drop in craft! Parents/Caregivers can make something too! Each week will feature a different activity. All supplies will be provided. Recommended for ages 5 and up.  Supplies are limited, first 15 children will be able to attend. If you have a group with more than eight children, please call ahead at 202-715-7707.  

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