Neighborhood Library

The Anacostia Neighborhood Library Presents H.O.P.E. Theater

Helping Our People Engage through Cinema

In the spirit of revitalizing the historic cinema theaters of Anacostia, such as the Carver Theater, the Anacostia Theater, the Naylor Theater, and the Congress Heights Theater, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library proudly presents, H.O.P.E. Theater,Helping Our People Engage.  Come enjoy select weekly movie matinees on Friday morning at 11 a.m.  Afterwards, feel free to share your thoughts about the movie with other moviegoers and community members.  We are building hope one movie at a time.

Job Readiness Training

The Anacostia Neighborhood Library is proud to offer job readiness training by Mr. James Kendlin. The training will assist with all facets of workforce development, including resume assistance, interview skills, and general job readiness help. Mr. Kendlin has a great deal of experience in this field, and his knowledge and passion for assisting individuals in their job search is evident in the quality of his work. 

Mothers Are Amazing

Let's Make a Craft to Show It!

A mother's love starts at birthand grows stronger day by day.What better way to thank her for the smiles thatshe has given and encouraging words she's said

Are We There Yet?

Check Out These Exciting Travel Books

The summer is fast approaching and this is the perfect time to plan your next vacation, weekend getaway, or new adventure in Washington, D.C.  Come and visit the Anacostia Neighborhood Library today and check out these new travel books, which can help you save money and give you great ideas to make the most out of your trip.

May 11 is Mother's Day!

Picture Book Recommendations

There are lots of great picture books celebrating the bond between mothers and children, and this mother's day is a great time to read some of them!

Older Americans Month

Garden of Surprises

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!