Capitol View
Neighborhood Library

The Capitol View Neighborhood library closed on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 at 5:30 p.m for renovation and is planned to re-open in late Fall 2017. Please visit http://www.dclibrary.org/capviewrenovation for updates on the project.

Edward J. Talbert: Reflections

Tuskegee Airman and Capitol View Library's first manager

In recognition of 2014 Armed Forces Day and Older Americans Month, Edward J. Talbert will talk about his military service and his career as a librarian. 

Zumba Gold for Seniors

In Recognition of Older Americans Month 2014

Are you 60 years of age or older with an interest in fitness? If that is you, come out in May on Wednesday mornings during Older Americans Month for Zumba Gold for Seniors. 

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. 

What You Can Do Without An Attorney

Many people do not hire lawyers because they are unable to afford them or believe that their situation is a simple one.  If you are a District resident with an interest in the areas of landlord-tenant, trust and estates (wills) and bankruptcy law, there are informational sessions available for you!

Writing Winning Proposals

Grant writing is often necessary for people that undertake community projects or engage in funding-required activities.  Unless they're wealthy, many people must seek financial support from government, corporations or foundations. When and how should grant-seekers apply for funds?

The Gospel Kids and Teens Group in Concert: Celebrating the Gift from Within through Song

In recognition of Black History Month, The Gospel Kids and Teens Group will provide a gospel-filled concert. 

Racial Disparities in the American Criminal Justice System: An Assessment

Despite 50 years of hard-fought civil rights gains, three out of ten African American males today will serve time in prison. What is the score on racial progress in the criminal justice arena? 

C.R. Gibbs Lecture Series on African American History and Culture

In celebration of 2014 African American History Month, distinguished historian C.R. Gibbs will deliver a presentation at the Capitol View, Parklands-Turner and Francis Gregory neighborhood libraries in February, beginning at 7 p.m.

The Nation's Capital: Crime Prevention in the Sixth Metropolitan Police District

Safe neighborhoods represent a major concern for residents of the Metropolitan Police Department's (MPD) Sixth District. Among the seven police districts, as reported in MPD’s Crime Totals by Districts, the Sixth District has one of the highest number of homicides.

Outreach 24/7: The Gospel Ensemble In Concert

In recognition of African American History Month, come out, sit back, relax and enjoy the smooth gospel music of Outreach 24/7 on Saturday, Feb. 8, beginning at 1 p.m.

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