Neighborhood Library

Published on Monday, September 10, 2012

Photo of keyboard and stethscopePhoto of keyboard and stethoscopeThe Anacostia Neighborhood Library, in partnership with P.I. Advocates International, Inc., presents "Hands-on Health Literacy, Basic Computer Literacy and Web Navigation Workshop," a free hands-on computer and health literacy workshop held every third Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Monthly Dental Van

Published on Monday, September 10, 2012

Bright Smiles for a Bright Future is a program offered at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
and the Anacostia Neighborhood Library that provides dental vanChildren smiling. visits to the community.  Through a partnership with Smiles Center Dental Group, a dental van equipped with the latest technology will bring top-quality care to patients in a gentle, prompt and reliable manner.

A dental van will park in front of the library from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.. These services come at no cost to individuals covered under Medicaid/Managed Care and no out-of-pocket expenses for the dental work provided through the program. Other insurances are accepted.

Published on Friday, August 17, 2012

Job Seekers

Did you know having the right resume can be the difference from being called for an interview and being overlooked? 

Join us for our resume workshop series. It will help put the finishing touches on your resume from a trained professional.  For more information regarding resumes and job searching, visit

This workshop will take place on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 6 p.m.

Published on Friday, August 3, 2012

Are you unemployed?  Need help on where to begin searching for a job?  Perhaps DC Job Seekers is just for you!

Every Wednesday from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., trained staff are available to assist you at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library, 1800 Good Hope Rd. SE.

We will assist you with your job search, show you examples of how to create a resume and a cover letter.

For more information, please call 202-715-7708 or visit

Published on Friday, July 27, 2012

The 201National Night Out logo2 National Night Out will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 7 from 5 p.m-9 p.m. at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library.  It is an evening for law enforcement agencies and communities share an evening with to celebrate, commemorate and develop partnerships.

National Night Out is designed to:

Published on Monday, July 23, 2012

An interview landed by a great resume

Did you know having the right resume can be the difference from being called in for an interview or overlooked?  In this two-part series, you will receive help putting the finishing touches on your resume from a trained professional.

The workshops will take place on July 26 and Aug. 2 at 6 p.m.

RSVP by calling 202-715-7708.

Join the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book Club

Published on Wednesday, July 11, 2012

The fiBook cover of the Diary of a Wimpy Kidrst meeting of The Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book Club will be held on Saturday, Aug. 4 at 12:30 p.m.

Read and discuss the funny antics of wimps and their friends and find out who you callin' a wimp. 

Come and check out the first book in the Diary of the Wimpy Kid series. Light refreshments will be provided. 

Call 202-698-1959 for more information.

Published on Friday, June 15, 2012

Two knights, chess pieces, are facing each other on a chess boardCome register and participate in the upcoming Chess Tournament at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library. 

On Thursday, Aug. 9 at 6 p.m., engage your chess moves with other players. The tournament is open to youth ages 10 to 16, with trophies and medals awarded to winners.

Register via email at or call 202-715-7707.

Published on Friday, June 8, 2012

Jazz Conversations with Marcus Johnson On Saturday, June 9 at 1:30 p.m., East River Jazz will host an exclusive engagement with DC-based jazz recording artist, publisher, producer, attorney and entrepreneur, Marcus Johnson at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library.  Marcus Johnson will share his life journey from a self-taught musician of his youth to a successful businessman who travels the world sharing his innovative interpretations of jazz music.

Published on Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Twitter Marketing for Dummies On June 7 at 7 p.m., social media consultant Kim Baker will share effective strategies and techniques for job seekers and business owners using Twitter.  

Topics discussed will include branding your Twitter profile, business etiquette and jump-starting your leads to generate and increase your business visibility.  This class has also proven to be a good place to network with other entrepreneurs and serious job-seekers.