Neighborhood Library

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. 


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)