Neighborhood Library

Story Time and Mini Dance Workshop for All Ages

Published on Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Photo of Step Afrika! PerformanceStep Afrika! Reads promotes reading and literacy skills with a special story time, then invites kids to get up on their feet to participate in a mini workshop with the artists from Step Afrika!'s newest production, nxt/step at several of our library locations.

Come and Learn the Best Practices for Google+

Published on Thursday, May 24, 2012

Google plus logoHow to Find a Job on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Google+ book coverGoogle+ is a social network where individuals can share stories with their circle of friends, get involved in discussions, post photos and participate in video conference calls called Hangouts.

The Hunger Games Engages Readers of all Ages to Fight Hunger

Published on Monday, May 14, 2012

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, book coverAt first I was reluctant to read The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, only because I have spent most of last year reading thr A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin and was fixated on knights, dragons, and swords.

Maximize Your Business-to-Business Network using LinkedIn

Published on Friday, February 10, 2012

On ThursdaLinkedIn Logoy, February 16, 2012 at 7:00 p.m., the Anacostia Neighborhood Library is proud to present, Marketing Specialist, Kimberlee Baker. She will share successful and proven techniques on how to use the social media network, LinkedIn to build stronger business and professional connections, how to view company profiles, and how to post and find jobs. Participants will have the opportunity to develop a live LinkedIn profile to attract new clients and employers, as well as learn effective strategies to improve existing LinkedIn profiles.

Learn The Basics for Starting Your Own Business

Published on Thursday, February 9, 2012

The AnaMen of Color Business Networkcostia Neighborhood Library will host the Men of Color Business Network on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 6:00 p.m.
for an informative Black History Month program about laying the foundation for starting your own business. Hear from

Tsaike S. Brundige (OmniFit Personal Training)
Juneous A. Pettijohn (Yoga/Life Coach)
Gregory C. Vaughn (Poet, Musician and Artist)
Wil J. White (Health Products)
Phillip E. Hamilton, Esq. (Consultant and Attorney)

A Tale of Dunk and Egg in the Legends Anthology Edited by Robert Silverberg

Published on Wednesday, January 25, 2012

AfLegends: Short Novels by the Masters of Modern Fanatsyter finishing A Dance With Dragons, the fifth book in the Song of Fire and Ice Series by George R.R.

Differing Views About Sister Souljah's Follow-Up to "The Coldest Winter Ever"

Published on Thursday, January 19, 2012

Book cover of Midnight: A Gangsta Love Story by Sister SouljahAfter being encouraged to read Midnight: A Gangster Love Story by Sister Souljah for a book club discussion at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library, I was left feeling empowered and challenged to continue to strive to be a man of character, honor, integrity, and complete love and adoration for family.  Midnight, along with Ned Stark and Jon Snow of George R.R. Martin's Series

The Second Novel of a Song of Fire and Ice

Published on Wednesday, January 4, 2012

A Clash of Kings by George R.R. MartinA Clash of Kings, Book CoverAfter the literary genius of his first novel in the series of A Song of Fire and Ice, A Game of Thrones, George R.R.

Hands-on Health Literacy, Basic Computer Literacy and Web Navigation Workshop

Published on Friday, December 30, 2011

stehoscope and computerThe Anacostia Neighborhood Library, in partnership with P.I. Advocates International, Inc., presents a free hands-on computer and health literacy workshop every third Saturday of the month, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

This great training opportunity will give students the chance to improve their basic computer and web navigation skills, and demonstrate how to use the computer to gain health information.  Please contact the Anacostia Neighborhood Library at 202-715-7707 or P.I. Advocates International at 202-575-0046 to register for this free class. 

Published on Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Harriet TubmanCalling all young people of Anacostia! 

If you are between ages 6 and 18 and enjoy acting, sign up for "Journey to Freedom," a play celebrating Black History Month. Written by a local community member, "Journey to Freedom" is a modern-day tale inspired by Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad.