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.

Back to School

Book Recommendations

Going back to school can bring up lots of emotions. For me, it made me alternately excited to see my friends and learn new things, but also nervous about what changes the new year would bring. Not so surprisingly, there are lots of books to about going back to school and the mixed-up feelings it can bring!

Aug. 11 is Presidential Joke Day!

Since 1984, when President Reagan made a joke about outlawing the existence of the USSR without knowing his microphone was on, Aug. 11 has been Presidential Joke Day! Even though I'm not the president, I do love a good joke.Here are some of my favorite joke books:

Stories By Hand

"Stories by Hand," a program featuring storyteller Kathy MacMillan and American Sign Language, is coming to the Anacostia library on Wednesday, Aug. 7 at 11 a.m.Want to learn more about ASL before her perfomance? The DC Public Library has lots of great books to help you learn!

One more month of summer reading!

Aug. 24 is the last day to turn in your Summer Reading logs. As of today, you have exactly one month left!

Excited for the new J.K. Rowling book?

Did you hear the news that J. K.

Enjoyed Science in the Summer at the DC Public Library?

Online Resources to Help You Keep Learning!

Did you have a great time at Science in the Summer the last two weekends, or do you just want to learn more about circuits?

Science in the Summer

Summer fun is under way at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library!There are still a few spaces available to join our “Science in the Summer” program. Children are encouraged to join us as we conduct science experiments with electricity on Saturday, July 20.

Programs in Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

 The 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom represents a pivotal event in the American Civil Rights Movement. By the 1960s, racial, social and economic unrest had reached a boiling point. As a result, a coalition of leaders from the "Big Six” and civil rights, labor and religious organizations planned a peaceful protest in Washington, D.C.

Book Discussion

Local author R.J. Champ talks about his new book

Come join the discussion with local author R.J. Champ at Anacostia Library.About the book

Dig Into Summer Reading

Book Recommendations: Picture Books

Are you as excited about "digging into reading" this summer as I am?I love a themed story time, so I put together a short list of picture books about gardening and digging.