Capitol View
Neighborhood Library

Gobble Up Some Gourmet Reading

Holiday Cookbooks

Need some help figuring out what to cook for your Thanksgiving feast? Here's a few ideas.

Crocheting Basics

What is There to Know?

Visit Capitol View Library and learn how to crochet a granny square blanket and more.  The meet-and-greet session is designed for ages 7 and older. Be sure to stop by the circulation desk to sign up for the class.Do not miss out on the fun, which starts on Saturday, Oct. 13, beginning at noon.

Back to School Picks

Fun and Inspirational Reading

For High School ReadersThe Pact by Sampson Davis

Parents and Caregivers

Another Exciting School Year!

Your neighborhood library is ready for another exciting school year.  First, we thank your children and and teens for taking participating in Summer Reading.  More than 100 children attended programs that featured master storyteller Baba-C, book artist Sushmita Mazundar and the amazing magician Josini.  In recognition of National Hot Dog Month and National Ice Cream Month, children and youth borrowed over 50 items an

What's in Store for April?

Thank You for a Successful Black History Month Celebration

We, the staff members, thank you for attending 2012 Black History Month programs. For your educational enlightenment and pleasure, we hosted five lectures, two plays and one gospel concert. A total of 231 customers turned out for these events. Noted humanities scholar C.R.

Chief Lanier's Visit to Capitol View Neighborhood Library

Thank you for joining us at Capitol View to hear DC Police Chief, Cathy L. Lanier, speak on current crime trends and ways citizens can assist law enforcement.  I am sure that you would agree that the information provided on Wednesday, November 9, was very informative to the community. 

Crime Prevention in the District of Columbia

Strategies for Building and Sustaining Safe Neighborhoods

In recent years, the overall trends in violent crime rates (homicide, rape, aggravated assault and robbery) have fallen in the District of Columbia.  What factors have accounted for the steady decline in these and other offenses? 

Book Clubs

Join us for a boys' book club on October 19 at 12:30 p.m.  The book is May Pope Osborne's Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve. Join us for a girls' book club on October 29 at 11:30 a.m. The book is Angie Sage's Ghostsitters.

Aerobics Class

Join the low impact aerobics class at Capitol View on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Film and Dicussion

The Capitol View Library will have a discussion of the following movies: October 19 at 6:30 p.m. The Education of Sonny Carson October 26 at 6:30 p.m.The Corner