Neighborhood Library

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.  

We, The Kids

Children's Election at Anacostia Library

As a reminder that civic responsibility can begin at any age, the Anacostia Neighborhood library was proud to be a polling site for the 2012 Children's Election, open to citizens 17 and under! The children were given ballots to let their voices be heard on the following categories:President: Barack Obama vs. Mitt RomneyPolitical party: Republican vs. DemocratColor: Red vs. BlueAnimal: Donkey vs. ElephantThe “polls” were open from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. and the results were:

Social Media 101

Back by popular demand!! The Anacostia Neighborhood Library is proud to present marketing specialist Kimberlee Baker on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m. She will share successful and proven techniques on how to use social media networks.