Neighborhood Library

CR Gibbs

CR Gibbs Summer Lecture Series

Thursday, July 18, 2019, 7:00 pm

Join author, C.R. Gibbs for his Summer Lecture Series at the Deanwood Neighborhood Library. The award-winning historian, humanities scholar and exhibitor of artifacts has appeared at DC Public Library since 1989. He has spoken at the Smithsonian's Anacostia Museum, Arena Stage, colleges/universities and other venues locally, nationally and internationally.
Creative Movement Storytime

Toddler Dance Party - Get Your Groove On!

Friday, July 19, 2019, 10:30 am

Like to shake an egg? Clap to the beat? Wave a scarf? Move your feet? It’s time for Music and Movement, enjoying favorite tunes and discovering new songs and instruments. Drop in for a lively morning of movement as we sing, move, listen and play with simple instruments and get our groove on.
funny Sun


Friday, July 19, 2019, 12:00 pm

Come and enjoy some afternoon fun to kick off the weekend. Starting at noon, watch films with friends or meet new ones at the Deanwood Library.  Break out your competitive spirit and critical thinking with all types of gaming. Celebrate FriYAY!  Open to all ages.
Washington Improv

Improv Classes with Washington Improv Theater

Saturday, July 20, 2019, 1:00 pm

Washington Improv Theater is dedicated to sharing the ideas and spirit of improv with all of DC. WIT’s free introductory Improv For All workshops are high-fun, low-stress classes designed to show you how improvisers create spontaneous, off-the-cuff theater. Our enthusiastic and friendly instructors work to make sure everyone is able to participate in a playful and trusting atmosphere. You don’t need theater experience. You don’t need to be a “funny person.” Just come in ready to have a good time.
Technology Tomorrow

Technology Tomorrow

Monday, July 22, 2019, 11:30 am

Having a tough time getting friends and family to teach you to use the computer or scan and print a document?  Forgot your email password, your user name and just can’t seem to get past the red lines on the form for your resume? 
Chess pieces on a chess board

Learn Chess

Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 6:00 pm

It's your move! Learn to play chess, improve your game, or practice your moves with other players.   Recommended for families and all ages. 

Pajama Story Time

Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 7:00 pm

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-to-40-minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination, these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.
preschool owl

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, July 10, 2019, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your little ones. Children and their caregivers will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. This 30-to-40-minute program is designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.  Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

Words, Beats, Life - DJing at Deanwood

Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 1:00 pm

Come to the Words, Beats & Life - DJing workshops in July at  Deanwood Library.  Learn production methods of DJ’s, producers and musicians and expand your artistic options through this Deanwood Summer Challenge program. Attend the weekly Wednesday workshops which culminate in a showcase finale.  
Deanwood Summer Movie Series

Deanwood Summer Movie Series

Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 1:00 pm

Deanwood Neighborhood Library is proud to present the Summer Challenge Movie Series.  Every Wednesday, beginning June 26, at 1 p.m., we invite you to attend our weekly movie series.  Our selection of family inspired feature films will enhance your summer fun and count toward your Summer Challenge, Read 20 experience.