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.
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.
Decorate a heart of Martin Luther king Jr. every Tue and Wed at 10am and 3:30pm during the month of February, 2010 ages 2-11Make a Abraham Lincoln booklet using your own thoughts and words on February 4th, and the 16th at 3:30pm ages 2-11Make a colorful booklet about the history of Harriet Tubman on February 8th, and the 11th at 1:30pm and 3:30pm ages 6-11
NEW URBAN FICTION:1. Terri Woods Presents Deadly Reigns by Ginger Laine2. The Face That Launched A Thousand Bullets by T. Styles3. Hush by Amaleka McCall4. Immortal by Erica Barnes5. Naughty by Brenda Hampton6. Snow White: A Survival Story by Anna J.7. West End Girls by Lena Scott
The resume workshop is hosted by tutor.com, 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
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 MartinBook 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.
Join Ms. Phillips at the library on Wednesday, November 18th at 10:00 AM for Humpty Dumpty Storytime. Children will help to retell this classic children's story using character puppets. This program is open to children ages 2-5 and their parents. Each participating child will receive a Humpty Dumpty coloring sheet to take home.