Learn to channel your thoughts & Feelings using music, art & self-expression! Teaching artists from Words, Beats, and Life will help you find and harness your voice.
This art workshop program will happen during month of March on
March 2nd at 4pm
March 9th at 4pm
March 16th at 4pm
See you there!
DC Department of Aging and Community Living
Cupid's Kids – Community Edition
Create by Feb. 1, 2023
Make Valentine's Day Cards for Seniors
This year, you’re invited to help us spread some love and cheer by creating handmade Valentine’s Day cards. Help us make this year's Valentine’s Day extra special for our seniors.
HOW DO I MAKE A CARD?
1. Create a card with construction paper or card stock.
2. Decorate with Valentine’s Day theme in mind.
DC Public Library wants to hear you roar in D.C.'s second annual Dinosaur Roaring Contest!
This year, DC Public Library once again called on dinosaur fans of all ages to share their best impressions of their dinosaur breed of choice. Across D.C., neighbors recorded their best killer pterodactyl shrieks, mean tyrannosaurus growls and wicked brontosaurus grunts! See the winning entries below!
The Capitol View Library would like to thank all of the people who entered the DC Public Library Haiku Contest! We received many great submissions and choosing winners was not easy.
Prize-winners have earned a bundle of library swag, an award certificate, and of course, eternal glory. We are happy to congratulate the following winners and hope that members of the community will visit the Capitol View Library to view the winning haikus on display in our front window.
Celebrate National Poetry Month with DC Public Library
Thank you for celebrating National Poetry Month with DC Public Library! This April, DC Public Library invited residents ages 6 and up to submit a haiku to the 2022 Haiku Contest around the following themes:
✎ Your love of books, reading or the library,
✎ Something small that gives you joy,
✎ DC in springtime, or
DC Public Library’s Evil Laugh Contest is officially underway, and the countdown to our deadline has begun. Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Tick Tock. You have until the stroke of midnight on Friday, Oct. 15 to make a librarian shiver.
Throughout the summer, join us every Thursday at 4 p.m. outside and in front of the library for fun activities, programming, library resources and more! While all of our outdoor activities are open to all ages, weekly programming will rotate through Adult, Teen, and Children / Family-centered events.
Find the summer lineup below: