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 Events in March

Celebrate Women's History Month, Spring, and Dr. Seuss's Birthday at Rosedale!

During the month of March, Rosedale is excited to share several special events and movie nights!

Author Dennean Handfield

Women's Author Series

Kicking off our Women's Author series, author Dennean Handfield will be at the Rosedale Neighborhood Library on Saturday, March 1 at 1 p.m.

We Want More Mo!

Little fans show love for a favorite author at Rosedale Library

Beloved author Mo Willems celebrates his 46th birthday on Feb. 11. We, his fans, gathered together for a fun-filled birthday fete to honor him and some of his silly literary pals!

Promoting Peace...Each One Teach One

Drop by MLK Memorial Library to admire our collective exhibit!

During MLK Jr Week (Jan. 12-19), roughly 60 children and families took the time to decorate a peace symbol for our "Let's Promote Peace" mural and they read, discussed and signed our Peace Pledge scroll.

A Glorious Black History Month Kick-off at Rosedale!

Miner Elementary third-graders learn about Civil War and Civil Rights


Glorious March To Freedom: Civil War To Civil Rights

Join us for a Black History Month Kick-off Program!

The mission of the African American Civil War Museum is to preserve and tell the stories of the United States Colored Troops and African American involvement in the American Civil War.

Children's Events in February

Celebrate Black History Month, Valentine's Day and Mo Willems at Rosedale!

During the month of February, Rosedale is excited to share multiple special events and movie nights, and to introduce the Reel Reading Book Club!

Kuumba Kwanzaa Day

A day of inspired creativity for the Rosedale community

As December drew to a close, Kuumba Kwanzaa Day was a rousing success! "Kuumba" is celebrated on Dec. 31 and it is the sixth of the seven principles of Kwanzaa, an African-American celebration of family, community and African-based culture founded in the 1960s by Dr. Maulena Karenga.

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Film and Crafts: Alice in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll, born Charles Dodgson, is best known for