Neighborhood Library

Starting Sept. 7, the Rosedale Library, located at 1701 Gales St. NE, will be closed while the DC Department of General Services repairs the HVAC system. We expect to reopen the library on Oct. 4. During this closure, customers can visit Northeast Library, 330 7th St. NE, or the Benning Library, 3935 Benning Road NE. In addition, holds placed for the Rosedale Library will be available for pickup at the Northeast Library.

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!

Literary Hill BookFest Reading Series

Come see Louis Bayard, author of "Roosevelt's Beast."

We are excited about the next talk in our partnership with the Literary Hill BookFest that is bringing a series of Capitol Hill author talks to DC Public Library locations on the Hill. Our next Reading Series event is Tuesday, August 19 at 7 p.m. at Northeast Library with Louis Bayard.

Batman Days

Celebrate Batman's 75th Anniversary at Rosedale!

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Batman’s first appearance in comics, Rosedale is doing a special two-day program all about Batman!

Wii Friday's

Hey Teen! Do you need something to do this summer? Do you like to dance? Would you like to meet new people?

Broaching Tough Topics--Part 2

July's Tough Topics-- Handling Loss (Divorce, Serious Illness and Death)

Everyone would generally agree that all children deserve to be happy, healthy, safe and care-free as they live and learn!However, as life would have it, issues and challenges inevitably c

Forensic Mystery Workshop for Teens

The National Museum of Health and Medicine

Hey, teens! Are you interested in forensics? Do you like bones and learning about history?If so, join us at Rosedale Library on Tuesday, July 8 at 1:30 p.m., where teens will get to do an interactive workshop and examine a set of bones and other evidence to determine the identity of an unknown person. You'll get to learn from educators from the National Museum of Health and Medicine, whose backgrounds are in army medical research.

Teen Book Club

Cathy's Book- Keep Out

Join us today! 

SMYAL Education Workshop

Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League

Meet Dominique Paris of the Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL), who will be facilitating teen peer education workshops about relationships and sex this summer on Tuesday, July 15 from 3 to 4 p.m.

Planes & Catapults

Teens will create paper airplanes & ball throwing catapults. Earn the STEM Badge at this event. Spark a Reaction this summer to win prizes! Thursday, July 35:30 pm(Ages 13—19)

Superman Anniversary

 As most of you know, Superman is celebrating his 75th anniversary this year. To help commemorate this impressive milestone, we planned for the teens and children to create their own superman cape, and watch the movie, “Superman returns” in celebration of the anniversary.