Neighborhood Library

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.

Published on Friday, June 4, 2010

The New Anacostia Library opened on Monday, April 26th with a fun-filled celebration with Mayor Adrian Fenty, Council Chairman Vince Gray, Ward 7 Councilperson Yvette Alexander and a lots of neighborhood residents .  Check out a clip of the ribbon cutting ceremony:

Published on Tuesday, March 23, 2010

The new Anacostia Library, 1800 Good Hope Rd. S.E., is now open. 

The new 22,000 square foot library opens with more than 40,000 books, areas for children, teens and adults, Mac computers for teens, 32 computers for the public, community meeting rooms and more.  Check it out.

A Grand Opening Party is planned for Saturday, May 8, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Story times, arts and crafts, performances and more. 

February Film Series at Anacostia

Published on Friday, February 19, 2010

The Marva Collins Story 2/22 at 3:30 p.m. (Cicely Tyson)

Black Mama, White Mama 2/23 at 6:30 p.m. (Pam Grier)

Car Wash, 2/24 at 3:30 p.m. (Richard Pryor)

Shaft in Africa, 2/25 at 6:30 p.m. (Richard RoundTree)

Friday Foster, 2/26 at 3:30 p.m. (Pam Grier)

All movies are rated R except for the Marva Collins Story.

Published on Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Decorate a heart of Martin Luther king Jr. every Tue and Wed at 10am and 3:30pm during the month of February, 2010 ages 2-11

Make a Abraham Lincoln booklet using your own thoughts and words on February 4th, and the 16th   at 3:30pm ages 2-11

Make a colorful booklet about the history of Harriet Tubman on February 8th, and the 11th at 1:30pm and 3:30pm ages 6-11

Urban Fiction

Published on Wednesday, January 6, 2010


1. Terri Woods Presents Deadly Reigns by Ginger Laine
2. The Face That Launched A Thousand Bullets by T. Styles
3. Hush by Amaleka McCall
4. Immortal by Erica Barnes
5. Naughty by Brenda Hampton
6. Snow White: A Survival Story by Anna J.
7. West End Girls by Lena Scott

Published on Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Anacostia Book Club
The Shack by William Paul Young, 1/28/10 @ 6:30pm
Mama Dearest by E. Lynn Harris, 2/25/10 @ 6:30pm
Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold, 3/18/10 @ 6:30pm

Learn How to Create a Winner

Published on Wednesday, January 6, 2010

The resume workshop is hosted by, and will be held at the Anacostia Interim Library.  Resume expert Barbara Safani will teach you how to create a powerful, effective resume that gets attention and interviews via the web.

When: Tuesday, January 26,  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM and Wednesday, April 14  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Published on Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Come on in to the Anacostia Library to see our recent DVD acquisitions.
 Tale of Despereaux DVD Image

November's Selection Is "Push" by Sapphire

Published on Tuesday, November 10, 2009

This month the Anacostia Weekly Book Club is reading the novel Push by Sapphire. Our weekly book club meets on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. We provide the books; you provide the lively discussion!

September Book: The Naked Truth: Young, Beautiful, and (HIV) Positive by Marvelyn Brown and Courtney Martin

Book Club pick for December: The Coldest Winter Ever by Sister Souljah 

Each time we meet, there will be discussion of the current book as well as suggestions for upcoming books and related activities.

Please Contact Ms. Green at 202-715-7707/ 7708 for further information.