Neighborhood Library

Dr. Seuss Day!

Happy Birthday, Dr Seuss!

It's a Seuss-a-bration! In partnership with the National Education Association (NEA), the Anacostia Neighborhood Library proudly presents Dr. Seuss Day! Celebrated on Dr. Theodor Seuss Geisel’s birthday (March 2), this day celebrates children's books and seeks to create new readers through creative story times and read-alouds.

The Sugar Shack

Valentine's Day Party

Stop by the children's room on Valentine's Day from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for books, music, a sweet treat and some last-minute valentine making.Great fun for ages 4 to 12!

Spiritual Formation in the African-American Religious Experience

Author Talk

On Feb. 14 and Feb. 28 at 6:30 p.m., the Anacostia Neighborhood Library will host an author talk with the Rev. H. Lionel Edmonds.

C.R. Gibbs Black History Month Lecture

Black History Month Lecture

On Thursday, Feb. 21 at 6:30 p.m., C.R. Gibbs, award-winning historian and international lecturer, will present a lecture entitled, "Trek to Freedom: The Underground Railroad in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia."

Mardi Gras Craft and Celebration

Come celebrate Fat Tuesday at the Anacostia Library on Feb. 12 at 4 p.m.There will be mask-making, music, traditional Mardi Gras beads, and information about the holiday. Come learn and celebrate with us!

Who You Callin' A Wimp?!

Come to the Anacostia Neighborhood Library this Saturday for our Diary of a Wimpy Kid book club!

Black History Month Book Discussion

Book Club: 'The New Jim Crow'

In observance of Black History Month, we will discuss The New Jim Crow 

Community Readers Are Leaders

In collaboration with the Anacostia Community Museum, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library is pleased to present "Community Leaders Are Readers."

Stellar Picture Books from 2012

As we usher in 2013, we'd like to take a moment to look back at some of the wonderful books that were published this past year.  If you had any favorite books in 2012, please stop by the children's desk and tell us about them!  Here are a few of our favorites:

Customer Appreciation Day

Thank you for your support of our services!

Come celebrate Customer Appreciation Day at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library.We thank you for your continued support of our programs and services, and new plans and goals await us all for the upcoming New Year.