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Published on Tuesday, April 19, 2011
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Published on Saturday, February 5, 2011

Drawing of a boy using a computer

Published on Friday, February 4, 2011

Picture of a family readingDC Public Library, in conjunction with Early Reading First, presents Books & Breakfast.

 Books & Breakfast is an early literacy reading program that is geared toward preschoolers. This program seeks to jumpstart your preschooler's love of learning by introducing him/her to the foundations of reading.

Books & Breakfast meets on the following Saturdays:

  • February 5
  • February 12
  • February 19
  • Febraury 26

Breakfast and sign-in will begin at 9:30 a.m. The story hour is from 10-11 a.m.

We look forward to seeing you Saturday!

Published on Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Need hope? Overwhelmed? Come hear this inspirational talk given by Anacostian Stanice Anderson, speaker, author and performance artist.

She has overcome heroin addiction, an abusive relationship and low-self esteem. Her books show you, through her 25 years of addiction recovery experience, how to get through everything and overcome anything with water-walking faith!

Published on Wednesday, January 5, 2011

The library, in cooperation with Byte Back, is offering free PC Basics computer classes and Office Track classes at Capitol View Library, Anacostia Library, Northwest One Library and Watha T. Daniel Library starting January 3.

You must be a D.C. resident to enroll in this program. All students must present proof of residency on the first day of class to be admitted. To register, call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Those who complete the course and who qualify (by income) will also get a free computer and free Cricket broadband card, good for one year's free Internet.

If you miss this round of classes, another set will be offered beginning in March.

Partners:  DC Public Library, DC Office of the Chief Technology Office, ByteBack, First Time Computers, Cricket Communications.

Published on Tuesday, November 23, 2010


Picture of a family

Anacostia Neighborhood Library, in partnership with the Public Media Corps, is launching its first ever family portrait project – a photo collage of the diverse families that live, work, and play in our community. Come have your family professionally photographed for FREE! While printed family portraits are free, participation requires that each eligible participant registers or currently possesses a valid District of Columbia library card – your digital passport to computers, books, movies, music and fun!

Gather your family for a free professional photo, and  learn about all the great things your library has to offer!

Published on Wednesday, November 3, 2010

The library, in cooperation with Byte Back, is offering free PC Basics computer classes at Capitol View Library and Anacostia Library starting in November. Classes will be offered morning, early afternoon and late afternoon.

You must be a D.C. resident to enroll in this program. All students must present proof of residency on the first day of class
to be admitted. To register, call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Those who complete the course (6 weeks) and who qualify (by income) will also get a free computer and free Cricket broadband card, good for one year's free Internet.

Partners:  DC Public Library, DC Office of the Chief Technology Office, ByteBack, First Time Computers, Cricket Communications  .

Published on Thursday, August 12, 2010

Back to School display at the library

Join us as we celebrate Summer Reading and Back to School at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library. The celebration will take place on Thursday, August 19, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Planned activities include:

Published on Monday, July 12, 2010

Picture of computersThe Anacostia Neighborhood Library is proud to host P.I. Advocates International, Inc. (PIA), for a dynamic workshop. 

On July 31, PIA will offer a free computer training class to teach community members new skills, such as
understanding software applications and navigating the Internet. 

PIA will also offer health information to promote a healthy lifestyle
to Anacostia residents. 

What a winning combination!
How can you lose when you know how to use a computer as
well as the secrets to maintaining a healthy body? So
take a megabyte out of health!

Presented by AAA Home Solutions and Anacostia Public Library

Published on Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Have you ever thought about owning your own home, but didn’t know how to begin the process?  Help is on the way!  The Anacostia Neighborhood Library is partnering with AAA Home Solutions for a multiple part-series on the rewards of home ownership.
                                                                                               

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