Neighborhood Library

Chess Night at Deanwood

Come and join us every Monday from 7 to 8:45 p.m. for an informal gathering of chess players.  Bring your own chess set if you have one.  Please call for more information.

Job Clinic

Neighboring Now Ward 7 and Deanwood Library offer a free job clinic on Saturday, February 26, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on Saturday, March 5, from 1 to 3 p.m."Life Happens... Are You Ready?"   is a Greater DC Cares Neighboring Now Initiative program.One-on-one volunteer job coaches will assist the unemployed and underemployed with the tools they need to search for jobs as well as teaching interview techniques to gain and maintain employment.

Computer Classes

Every Tuesday and Thursday in the computer lab 9:00am-10:00amClasses are customized to the students attending.Computer basics, Microsoft Word 2007, and more.

Deanwood Nonfiction Book Group

Love reading nonfiction books?  Come and join us on Wednesday, August 31st, at 6:30 p.m. We will be discussing the book The Happiest Man in the World by Bill Bryson.

Guess Who?

Through March 2011 spot wax figures at DC Public Libraries.  You could win a trip for 4 to NYC, including round-trip Amtrak Northeast Regional tickets, hotel accoummodation provided by La Quinta Inns & Suites and passes to Madame Tussauds New York!  Come by and see the mystery guess at the Deanwood Neighborhood Branch, before Friday, January 7, 2011.  Visit, or follow on Twitter@dcpl for details.

Nonfiction Book Group

The Deanwood library is hosting a new nonfiction book group. Please bring your suggestions for books and authors.The first meeting is Wednesday, February 2, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.To register, please stop by the library or call 202-698-1175.

Deanwood Hours Week of 12/27/10

Monday - 1:00 pm - 8:00 pmTuesday - 8:45 am - 5:30 pmWednesday - 1:00 pm -8:00 pmThursday - 8:45 am -5:30 pmFriday - ClosedSaturday - Closed

Santa Claus's Gift to You

Free RIF Books will given out to children. Starting Monday, December 13, through Thursday, December 23, during normal library hours.  One book per visit. 

Teens Hip-Hop Social Club

Know the latest songs, rap, dress or free-style?  Come join us every Monday and Wednesday from 3:30-4:30 pm.  Ages 13-19 years.

Young Adult Writing Club

Interested in being a poet or writer? Do you keep a diary, write stories, or poetry?Come and join our Young Adult Writing Club; meet new friends and old with a common interest.  We will meet every Friday at 3:30 p.m. starting in January.  Please call for more information.