Neighborhood Library


Reading Power Hour

Summer Reading program

Hey Everybody!  Join us this summer at Rosedale Library for our Annual Reading Power Hour: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays: 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays: 4-5:30 p.m.  Starts Sunday, June 21 and ends Saturday, Aug. 22.

Painting by C.R. Wells of the Jackson Family Art Show

The Jackson Family Art Show featured for Black History Month!

The Jackson Family Art Show celebrates three generations of greatness in art. The family will visit libraries accross the District to celebrate Black History Month with exhibits and hands-on art demonstrations.  The show will visit:  Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library on Feb. 5, 6 p.m. Rosedale Library on Feb. 17, 6:30 p.m. Parklands-Turner Library on Feb. 21, 2 p.m.

Paper Plate Mask Examples

October 31st = Library Snapshot Day

What would District of Columbia be like if there were no libraries?  DC Public Library was curious to know what programs, resources and services we provide on a regular basis that our customers appreciate. "Library Snapshot Day," on Friday, Oct. 31, was an opportunity to take a snapshot of a typical day in the life of our District of Columbia libraries. 

Pumpkin Carving Contest

Come and celebrate Halloween with us

Teens!! Would you like to meet new friends? Do you like being creative? Do you like drawing and sketching?   If so, join us this Halloween, in our Second Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest.  We will pick three winners and display all your pumpkins around the library for people to see.  The competition will be from Tuesday, Oct. 28 to Friday, Oct. 31.   All winners will be announced on Oct. 31 at 5:15pm. For ages 10-19.    

Author Talk: Eyone Williams

Urban Fiction

Join Eyone Williams on Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. as he discusses and signs his book, Lorton Legends.

Rosedale Closed Today

The Rosedale Library is closed Saturday, August 9.

Children's Programming Break: August 18 - September 4

It's Intermission Time...

Pardon us as we take a break from our regularly scheduled programming for vacation and planning/preparatory time for our Fall schedule.Our programming will resume on Friday, September 5th with a special story time to honor Grandparents' Day at 4 p.m.

Broaching Tough Topics--Part 3

August's Tough Topics are Global Poverty, Homelessness and Humanitarianism

Take 25 minutes to initiate, illustrate and inform your discussions us

Children's Programs in August

With summer beginning to wind down, Rosedale has a few children's programs kids can enjoy before they gear up to head back to school!