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Teen Programming Ideas for 2019

We Need Your Input!

At the Anacostia Neighborhood Library, we want all of our visitors to feel welcomed when they walk through the doors. We strive to provide all the resources and services that our visitors look for when they come to the library. One important area we would like to improve is programs for teenagers.  At the moment, we are looking to develop new teenage programs. The Anacostia Neighborhood Library wants these new programs to make our teenagers feel welcomed. However, we can't do it alone.

Barbarian Lord

A Very Graphic Viking Story

Vikings have been a very popular subject in popular culture as of late, peaking right now with the popularity of the Vikings television show, now in its fifth season.

Book Club Tea and Jane Austen Action Figure

The Pride and Prejudice Book Club: Truths Universally Acknowledged

Over 200 years old, Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is one of the most beloved novels in the English language. The first line of the novel, "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife," sets up our expectations and the plot immediately, and we know that there will be some single, well-off men who will fall in love. Or marry, at the least.

Notice and Draft Feasibility Study

Southeast Neighborhood Library

Notice of Southeast Neighborhood Library Listening and Learning Session to be held on January 23, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the West End Library. Southeast Community Library Notice

"Winter" by Melissa Meyer

I Feel Crazy

Mental Illness in YA

Mental illness can be hard to read about, but there are some great young adult books on the subject. This list comprises a few stellar reads with main characters who deal with mental illness, while embarking on their other adventures.   

Happiness Project

A Clean Slate

Self Help in the New Year

Clear your mind and home, and act on your aspirations in the New Year. Try these bestselling self-help books by lifestyle professionals offering researched and tested methods in orderliness, time management, self-actualization and personal finance.  

Solicitation Number: DCPL-2019-R-0055

Real Property Consulting Services for Parklands-Turner Library

Issue Date:   January 7, 2019. Questions Due:   January 16, 2019 at 2pm Closing Date:   January, 28, 2019 at 2pm.

Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Meals Served July 2 -- Aug. 10

DC Public Library is participating in the 2018 Free Summer Meals Program.   Kids and teens eat free lunch on weekdays from July 2 -  August 10. No registration is required.  

What Washingtonians Read in 2019

More than 4 million items have been borrowed, streamed or downloaded from the DC Public Library in 2018. These are this year’s most popular items by type and format. Top 10 Fiction Books "Little Fires Everywhere" by Celeste Ng "Sing, Unburied, Sing" by Jesmyn Ward "An American Marriage" by Tayari Jones "The Power" by Naomi Alderman "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead "Manhattan Beach" by Jennifer Egan "Pachinko" by Min Jin Lee

Barnett Aden Gallery Evening Star newspaper article from October 15, 1943

Barnett Aden Gallery 75th Anniversary: A Conversation with David C. Driskell

October marked the 75th anniversary of the historic Barnett Aden Gallery. Founded by Alonzo Aden and James V. Herring of Howard University and located at 127 Randolph Place NW, it was the first privately-owned black gallery in the United States. The gallery featured the works of artists such as Alma Thomas, Elizabeth Catlett, Lois Mailou Jones and Aaron Douglas. 

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