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"Midnight: A Gangster Love Story"

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

After 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,

"A Clash with Kings" by George R.R. Martin

The Second Novel of a Song of Fire and Ice

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Free Computer and Health Literacy

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

The 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. 

Teen Movie Zone (TMZ)

Come join us as we try to scare you straight with mystery and suspense. TMZ has another round of thrilling movies.Throughout the month at 6:30 p.m., the following movies will be shown:

Computer Classes for Adults: PC Basics 1

Sign up for this introductory class to personal computing.  For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you!  Overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace! Seating is limited to 6 students. Call 202-715-7708 to register.Required Skills:  The ability to read and comprehend English well.The classes will be held every Tuesdays beginning October 4, through November 22.Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. in  Meeting Room 2.

Teen Movie Zone (TMZ)

To celebrate the National Football League (NFL) 2011-2012 season, we will be showing football movies every Tuesday. Throughout the month at 6:30 p.m., the following movies will be shown:September 6  The Express: The Ernie Davis Story

Are You Ready to Play a Game of Thrones?

A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin, Book One of a Song of Fire and Ice.I have to admit that I was drawn to this book after viewing the first episode of the HBO miniseries Game of Thrones. After reading the first few chapters, I made an effort to read the entire book in two weeks, so that I could be ahead of the show. This book is simply amazing.  Martin's detailed character development is flawless, from the main character Lord Ned Stark of Winterfell's unflinching integrity and honor, to even the obscure Lord Walder Frey of the Crossings, who could never understand why no one wanted to marry his daughters.

Closing for Scheduled Maintenance

Anacostia Neighborhood Library will be closed Friday, May 6; Saturday, May 7; Friday, May 13; and Saturday, May 14 while contractors resurface the floors.  Customers may return library materials to any DC Public Library. You can also check out and renew materials online.

Social Networking 101

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube... it's time to get connected.Are you on Twitter ?Do you know how to use Twitter?Do you feel left behind when it comes to using social media?Learn: