The D.C. Office of Human Rights (OHR) will provide information on housing discrimination in D.C. and the legal right to fair housing in D.C.
As the local government enforcement agency for housing discrimination, OHR will provide detailed information on how to file a free discrimination complaint with the agency and what to expect from the process.
Are you interested in starting a small business in the District? Do you know about the necessary regulations to get started?The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) has partnered with DC Public Library to educate prospective business owners on how to start a new business in the District of Columbia. Come and learn about:
Certificates of Occupancy (C of O)
Home Occupancy Permits (HOP)
On Thursday, Feb. 21 at 6:30 p.m., C.R. Gibbs, award-winning historian and international lecturer, will present a lecture entitled, "Trek to Freedom: The Underground Railroad in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia."
Come celebrate Fat Tuesday at the Anacostia Library on Feb. 12 at 4 p.m.There will be mask-making, music, traditional Mardi Gras beads, and information about the holiday. Come learn and celebrate with us!
As we usher in 2013, we'd like to take a moment to look back at some of the wonderful books that were published this past year. If you had any favorite books in 2012, please stop by the children's desk and tell us about them! Here are a few of our favorites:
Come celebrate Customer Appreciation Day at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library.We thank you for your continued support of our programs and services, and new plans and goals await us all for the upcoming New Year.
As a reminder that civic responsibility can begin at any age, the Anacostia Neighborhood library was proud to be a polling site for the 2012 Children's Election, open to citizens 17 and under! The children were given ballots to let their voices be heard on the following categories:President: Barack Obama vs. Mitt RomneyPolitical party: Republican vs. DemocratColor: Red vs. BlueAnimal: Donkey vs. ElephantThe “polls” were open from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. and the results were: