In the spirit of revitalizing the historic cinema theaters of Anacostia, such as the Carver Theater, the Anacostia Theater, the Naylor Theater, and the Congress Theater, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library proudly presents, H.O.P.E. Theater, Helping Our People Engage.
Metro TeenAIDS (MTA) provides free, quick, and confidential HIV/STI testing every month in the parking lot of the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library. Individuals, ages 13-24, will receive sexual health information and materials, and may get referrals to counseling services.
November is Native American Heritage Month, or as it is commonly referred to, American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month.The library is a wonderful place to learn about the history and heritage, as well as discover some folktales of Native Americans. Among our favorites are:
The Rough Face Girl, by Rafe Martin
Halloween is almost here, which means we have a great excuse to read spooky books!
One Halloween-themed picture book I like is If You're a Monster and You Know It by Ed and Rebecca Emberley, a monster-themed version of "If you're happy and you know it" song.
September is National Library Card sign-up month. At the library, we're doing a lot of things to celebrate and spread the word throughout the community, but one of the simplest and my favorite way to celebrate is reading books about libraries!
The summer may be winding down, but the Anacostia Neighborhood Library "Summer Sizzlers" program continues to heat up!Every weekday after our free summer meals, children are invited to join us for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) related projects.
On Sunday, August, 17, at 2 p.m., visit the Anacostia Neighborhood Library for a health fair that will include free health screenings, fun activities and information that relate to healthy living and learning. This program is made possible through a partnership and support from the Metropolitan Police Department and the Friends of the Anacostia Neighborhood Library.
Four Nationals Players Swing by Four Neighborhood Libraries
Four members of the Washington Nationals team took a break from the diamond last Saturday, July 19 to visit four neighborhood libraries.The Anacostia, Deanwood, Mount Pleasant, and Tenley-Friendship Libraries hosted ballplayers