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Celebrate Batman's 75th Anniversary at Rosedale!

Published on Friday, July 11, 2014

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

On Friday, July 25, beginning at noon, a police officer will visit to discuss how children and teens can be a “hero” in their community while staying safe. Afterwards children and teens can make their own Batman capes, and we’ll be showing a Batman movie and providing color pages for younger children!

On Saturday, July 26, beginning at 11 a.m., we’ll be having an all-day Batman celebration, which includes a special story time all about Batman, special themed crafts, and the showing of a few Batman movies!

Don't forget to wear your Batman and other Bat-family shirts and costumes!

(Image provided by Shane Becker on Flikr.) 

Published on Friday, July 11, 2014

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

If so, join us at Rosedale Library every Friday- though August 22, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. You will get a chance to play a variety of different game like Mario, Just Dance 2014, Donkey Kong Country Returns, Madden 13 and so much more. 

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

Published on Tuesday, July 8, 2014

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The National Museum of Health and Medicine

Published on Tuesday, July 1, 2014

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.

Cathy's Book- Keep Out

Published on Tuesday, July 1, 2014
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Join us today! 

For the month of July, the Teen Book Club will be reading the New York Times bestseller Cathy’s Book about a teenage girl whose boyfriend has left her. Wanting to find out why, she follows clues with her best friend. To learn more, check out this book trailer!

Join us Thursday, July 24 at 6:30 pm for a book discussion and light refreshments.

Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League

Published on Tuesday, July 1, 2014

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.

For more information about SMYAL, check out their website!

Published on Thursday, June 26, 2014

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 3
5:30 pm
(Ages 13—19)

Published on Monday, June 23, 2014

 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.

Summer Reading Program 2014

Published on Monday, June 23, 2014
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Teens! Do you need something exciting to do during the summer?
Join in on the fun; participate in Teen Summer Reading Program.  Where teens your age can Spark a Recreation across the whole DC area.
Sign-up for a chance to win Badges, Chipotle meals, Join Book Clubs, Science Experiments, Essay Writing Contest, Motion Videos, plus so much more.
Guess What!! It could never be easier to do.
All you have to do is sign up online.
You can use your Phone, Tablet, or Computer

Come see Garrett Peck, author of "Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Washington, D.C."

Published on Tuesday, June 17, 2014
We are excited about our continuing 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 Thursday, July 17 at 7 p.m. at Southeast Library with Garrett Peck.

Literary Hill BookFest Reading Series Garrett Peck

Sign up for summer reading and have some fun at Rosedale!

Published on Wednesday, June 11, 2014

On Monday, June 30, Rosedale will be throwing a summer reading kick-off party! 
Spark a Reaction
Beginning at 1 pm, people of all ages can come and enjoy games and sign up for summer reading. There will be a special sign-up station provided for people wanting to sign up for summer reading, along with several exciting programs during the afternoon!