Neighborhood Library

Black History Month

Decorate a heart of Martin Luther king Jr. every Tue and Wed at 10am and 3:30pm during the month of February, 2010 ages 2-11Make a Abraham Lincoln booklet using your own thoughts and words on February 4th, and the 16th   at 3:30pm ages 2-11Make a colorful booklet about the history of Harriet Tubman on February 8th, and the 11th at 1:30pm and 3:30pm ages 6-11

Hot New Arrivals

Urban Fiction

NEW URBAN FICTION:1. Terri Woods Presents Deadly Reigns by Ginger Laine2. The Face That Launched A Thousand Bullets by T. Styles3. Hush by Amaleka McCall4. Immortal by Erica Barnes5. Naughty by Brenda Hampton6. Snow White: A Survival Story by Anna J.7. West End Girls by Lena Scott

Anacostia Book Club

Anacostia Book ClubThe Shack by William Paul Young, 1/28/10 @ 6:30pmMama Dearest by E. Lynn Harris, 2/25/10 @ 6:30pmLovely Bones by Alice Sebold, 3/18/10 @ 6:30pm

Check Out the New DVDs at Anacostia!

Come on in to the Anacostia Library to see our recent DVD acquisitions.  Children's Titles The Tale of Despereaux Open SeasonBedtime Stories Evan Almighty A Wrinkle in Time Inkheart

Anacostia Weekly Book Club

November's Selection Is "Push" by Sapphire

This month the Anacostia Weekly Book Club is reading the novel Push by Sapphire. Our weekly book club meets on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. We provide the books; you provide the lively discussion!September Book: The Naked Truth: Young, Beautiful, and (HIV) Positive by Marvelyn Brown and Courtney MartinBook Club pick for December: The Coldest Winter Ever by Sister Souljah Each time we meet, there will be discussion of the current book as well as suggestions for upcoming books and related activities.

Humpty Dumpty Story Time

Wednesday, November 18, 10 a.m.

Join Ms. Phillips at the library on Wednesday, November 18th at 10:00 AM for Humpty Dumpty Storytime. Children will help to retell this classic children's story using character puppets. This program is open to children ages 2-5 and their parents. Each participating child will receive a Humpty Dumpty coloring sheet to take home.

Anacostia Construction Update

For the latest on construction progress, check out our Anacostia Library construction update page.

Michael Jackson: The King of Pop

Find out more about Michael Jackson with Chris Cadman’s For the Record, Lisa Campbell’s Michael Jackson: The King of Pop, David Perel’s Freak!: Inside the Twisted World of Michael Jackson or one of the other titles the library has on this famous singer.  Find out about Jackson’s childhood, his criminal trial and Neverland ranch. Visit the library catalog to find these books and many others on Michael Jackson.