Neighborhood Library

Takeout service available Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 to 7 p.m. Closed from 2 - 3 p.m.every day for sanitizing.

TMZ- Teen Movie Night

Happy Halloween

Come join Anacostia Library as we watch great movie pick that is very shocking and suspenseful, and like any good Halloween movie, terrifying.What would you do if your car breaks down in the middle of nowhere? What if you were forced to spend the night in a creepy motel?Come see if this couple will make it through the movie alive to tell their story.

A Curious George Halloween Party!

Join the Anacostia Neighborhood Library and WHUT at a special Halloween party celebrating Curious George Thursday, Oct. 31, from 4 p.m.

October is National Cookie Month

I love cookies, yum yum yum. And that's why I'm so excited that October is National Cookie Month. Luckily, your library has lots of ways to help you celebrate!Cookbooks:

Roosters in Romania!

Kids Euro Festival at Anacostia Neighborhood Library

In collaboration with DC Kids Euro Festival, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library would like to welcome you to the country of Romania!On Tuesday, Oct.

Christylez Bacon comes to Anacostia!

In celebration of our extended hours, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library is pleased to welcome grammy nominated Christylez Bacon on Sunday, Oct. 20 from 2-3 p.m.!

Get Scared - Halloween is Coming!


Halloween is a fun holiday - what could be better than costumes and candy!? Here are some recommendations of books and movies to help get you in the mood to have a spooky, scary, and super-fun time:

Volunteer for 50+ Program Series

The Anacostia and Lamond-Riggs libraries are currently seeking qualified volunteers for a new series of events designed by DC Public Library and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Foundation.

Craft time for Kids

On Sunday, Oct. 6 at 3:30 p.m., gather up the scissors, paper, paint and your creativity and come participate in our craft time for kids.Create a special art project to share with your family. Ages 7 to 12.

Harry Potter Movie Marathon

If you are a Harry Potter fan you, will surely be interested in viewing the afternoon marathon of movies about the magical students of Hogwarts.Join us Sunday, Oct. 6 at 1:30 p.m. Great for ages 7 to 12.

Sept. 22 is Elephant Appreciation Day!

I just learned that Sept. 22 is Elephant Appreciation Day!I love elephants. I love their big ears and long trunks and intimidating tusks. And I love how there are tons of books with important elephant characters!