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D.E.'s Choice Reads

"Divided Soul: The Life of Marvin Gaye"

Divided Soul The Life of Marvin Gaye is a biography written by David Ritz.  The book covers parts of Marvin's childhood, through his time spent in Washington, DC.  Detroit, and Motown, and ultimately his death in California.

Readers are Leaders

In collaboration with the Anacostia Community Museum, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library is excited to continue our "Community Leaders Are Readers" program.  This monthly weekend program invites children ages 4-8 and their families to listen to and discuss stories read by community leaders and participate in crafts.

Anacostia J.A.M. Session

Jazz Appreciation Month

Calling all musicians!!!Join Anacostia Neighborhood Library as we celebrate the first true American art form: JAZZ!

Celebrate Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month. Since 1963, our nation has designated this month as a time to celebrate the many contributions of older Americans and to focus attention on staying healthy and active.From 1963 until 1973, May was referred to as Senior Citizens Month. In May 1974, President Jimmy Carter changed the name to Older Americans Month. 

Readers Are Leaders

In collaboration with the Anacostia Community Museum, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library is excited to continue our "Community Leaders Are Readers" program. 

April is National Poetry Month

Book Recommendations

April is National Poetry Month. I often use this month to help remind myself how beautiful a poem can be, and I want to highlight some of my favorites.

March 15 is National Quilting Day!

March 15 is National Quilting Day! While I must admit that I personally have no skills with a needle, the DC Public Library has lots of resources to help you explore this exciting craft.

Digital Drop-in

Do you need help setting up an email account for your job search or for keeping in touch with family and friends?Are you having trouble getting your resume just right using Microsoft Word?Would you like to learn how to use all of the digital resources that DC Public Library has to offer, such as electronic books, audiobooks, magazines and music downloads?

'The Telling Room' by Michael Paterniti

A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World's Greatest Piece of Cheese

The Telling Room is a book that is about all of the things it claims in its title, as well as many others. The main character in the book is Ambrosio, a large and boisterous man who lives in Castile, a region of Spain that is known for its unforgiving climate as well as its history. 

Harlem Renaissance Night

Black History Month Celebration

The Harlem Renaissance was a literary and intellectual force that fostered a new black cultural identity in the 1920s and 1930s throughout New York.

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