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.

Dig Into Reading

Drawing Winners

As part of the Library's summer reading program, Dig Into Reading, children 12 and younger read a minimum of 8 hours (ages 6-12) or completed a minimum of 8 tasks (ages birth-5), based on their age group. The names of children who completed the requirements of their age group were entered into drawings on Aug. 24. 

Banned Books Week

Classic Books in Film

 As part of Banned Book Week, join us in celebrating classic books that were challenged or banned, in film.                                                                                

Cover and Decorate Your Textbook

Saturday, Sept. 21

Put a personal touch on all your textbooks while keeping the book itself like new.  Make covers for your new textbooks and decorate them. Colored paper, pencils, markers and more will be available.The fun begins at 2 p.m. and is open to all ages!

Movie Night

Young Adult

Wednesday, Sept. 4

Sing, Talk and Read (STAR) at Rosedale

NOTE: This program has been canceled. 

Summer Reading Finale Party

Come Celebrate the Completion of Summer Reading

Summer Reading ends August 24.  Join us on Aug. 14, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for our last evening Summer Reading program featuring storytelling, games, crafts, refreshments and more.All ages.

Mission: Preservation Returns

July 24 at 1:30 p.m.

The Smithsonian Institution National Museum on African American History and Culture makes a repeat visit to the Rosedale Library for an afternoon of exploration and discovery.

Shatter the Myths: A D.C. Prevention Series

July 10, July 17 and July 24

Read In!

June 15

Test your knowledge of survival with our introductory Hunger Games, or try your hand at Book BINGO.1-2 p.m.Ages 7 and older.