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.

Favorite Books Made for Singing

March is Sing With Your Child Month! Lullabies, songs, and rhymes help prepare children for language and reading skills, and are an important part of early literacy. So help us celebrate by singing to your child with some of our favorite picture books that are easily turned into songs.

DC Public Library Open Today

Thursday, March 7, 2013

The DC Public Library will be open during its regular hours on Thursday, March 7.

Construction Junction: New Play Time Program

There’s a new play time program at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library! Beginning March 2, join us in the children’s room on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for constructive play and early literacy activities.

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