Neighborhood Library

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.

Job and Career Information for Ex-Offenders

There will be a library tour and orientation for Ex-Offenders that will focus on job and career information and services.  Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 12:00 noon p.m.  Please call for more information.

Friends of Deanwood Library Membership Meeting

Come help form our Friends of the Deanwood Library Group.  Do you have a little time to contribute? Are you interested in plant or books sales? Volunteering?  Helping with library programs or children?  A special guest from an established Friends group will share experiences and ideas. Join us Wednesday, December 15, at 6 p.m.

Deanwood Idol Dress Rehearsal

Deanwood Idol casting call and dress rehearsals:  Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 8:00 pm.  Can you sing? Present your poetry? Rap? Dance? Play a musical instrument?  Or would you like to be a judge?  Sign up before Monday, November 8 2010.  Program will take place on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 6:30 pm.  Prizes will be awarded plus Win a free recording session!

Celebrate National Gaming Day

Join libraries across the USA at the Deanwood Neighborhood Library on Saturday, November 13, 2010 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.  We will focus on the social and recreational side of gaming.  Gaming at the library will encourage customers of all ages to interact with diverse peers, share their expertise and develop new strategies for gaming and learning.  At the new Deanwood Library, kids can socialize with their friends and meet new friends and play board and video games while surrounded by books, librarians and a real world of knowledge.