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.

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.

Eurofest: Puppet making in Romania

As part of the 2012 Kids Euro Festival, Anacostia Neighborhood Library invites you to join us as we celebrate the country of Romania!

Rooks and Books

Movie Screening of Brooklyn Castle

Come to a FREE screening of the film Brooklyn Castle (PG) at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library!  We’ll be showing it on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 3 p.m. and Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.  Recommended for children and adults with an interest in chess, but all viewers will find this remarkable story compelling.

Free Computer and Health Literacy

The Anacostia Neighborhood Library, in partnership with P.I.

Bright Smiles for a Bright Future

Monthly Dental Van

Bright Smiles for a Bright Future is a program offered at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Libraryand the Anacostia Neighborhood Library that provides dental van visits to the community.  Through a partnership with Smiles Center Dental Group, a dental van equipped with the latest technology will bring top-quality care to patients in a gentle, prompt and reliable manner.

Resume Workshop Series

Did you know having the right resume can be the difference from being called for an interview and being overlooked? Join us for our resume workshop series. It will help put the finishing touches on your resume from a trained professional.  For more information regarding resumes and job searching, visit

DC Job Seekers

Are you unemployed?  Need help on where to begin searching for a job?  Perhaps DC Job Seekers is just for you!Every Wednesday from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., trained staff are available to assist you at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library, 1800 Good Hope Rd. SE.We will assist you with your job search, show you examples of how to create a resume and a cover letter.For more information, please call 202-715-7708 or visit

National Night Out 2012 Kickoff

The 2012 National Night Out will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 7 from 5 p.m-9 p.m. at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library.  It is an evening for law enforcement agencies and communities share an evening with to celebrate, commemorate and develop partnerships.