Neighborhood Library

Nothing Happens 'Til After Midnight

Journey to jazz in 1940s Harlem and D.C.

Use your imagination to experience the Harlem Renaissance as you visit the Cotton Club and Small's Paradise in Harlem and the Bohemian Caverns and  the Lincoln Colonnade on U Street in D.C.

Lamond Riggs is Number 1!

Perhaps you noticed this past Tuesday (as with all the other DC branches) that we were closed for staff day. And while we missed you, our loyal patrons, our closure was not in vain. It was a stimulating day with the opportunity to engage in discussion with colleagues and take classes designed for performance development.

Family Reading Night

Let's Get Reading!

PJ's in the Library

My name is Phooka and I'm a stuffed rabbit. Could you tell? I think it's my ears that always gives it away. Ever since my best friend started working at the library, I've been lonely.

Improving Your Credit/Reducing Your Debt

 Jacqueline Jordan, AARP Associate State Director for Community Outreach, will conduct a workshop on Tuesday, April 22 at 1 p.m.

Sewing 101: Learning the Basics

Never underestimate the power of fabric and thread - creative ingenuity is the motto for the day!

May Day Fairy Festival

Image by Boston Public Library/ Flickr Spring is approaching, and with this change in seasons comes a lovely day to celebrate, May Day.With the sun shining and flowers blooming why even sprites or pixies are tempted to come out and play.

Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover

Not sure what to read? Try something new!

Let us help you pick your next great book! We have a wonderful new display at our library just for you.Each book provides some fun hints at the content of the book. Meet the main character (sort of), determine the genre, and get just a taste of what's inside.

Dance, Music and Romance

Jazz Appreciation Month Program

Did you know that the month of April was chosen to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month in recognition of the birthdays of jazz greats such as Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Gerry Mulligan and Tito Puente?

Cherry Blossom Sunday

Think Spring in D.C.

It is really spring in D.C. when the Cherry Blossom Festival starts!We will commemorate this gift from Japan that keeps giving, on March 30, starting at 1:30 p.m.Our family program will include read-aloud stories, refreshments and craft.All ages welcome.