In the spirit of revitalizing the historic cinema theaters of Anacostia, such as the Carver Theater, the Anacostia Theater, the Naylor Theater, and the Congress Heights Theater, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library proudly presents, H.O.P.E. Theater,Helping Our People Engage. Come enjoy select weekly movie matinees on Friday morning at 11 a.m. Afterwards, feel free to share your thoughts about the movie with other moviegoers and community members. We are building hope one movie at a time.
The Anacostia Neighborhood Library is proud to offer job readiness training by Mr. James Kendlin. The training will assist with all facets of workforce development, including resume assistance, interview skills, and general job readiness help. Mr. Kendlin has a great deal of experience in this field, and his knowledge and passion for assisting individuals in their job search is evident in the quality of his work.
The summer is fast approaching and this is the perfect time to plan your next vacation, weekend getaway, or new adventure in Washington, D.C. Come and visit the Anacostia Neighborhood Library today and check out these new travel books, which can help you save money and give you great ideas to make the most out of your trip.
Divided Soul The Life of Marvin Gaye is a biography written by David Ritz. The book covers parts of Marvin's childhood, through his time spent in Washington, DC. Detroit, and Motown, and ultimately his death in California.
In collaboration with the Anacostia Community Museum, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library is excited to continue our "Community Leaders Are Readers" program. This monthly weekend program invites children ages 4-8 and their families to listen to and discuss stories read by community leaders and participate in crafts.
May is Older Americans Month. Since 1963, our nation has designated this month as a time to celebrate the many contributions of older Americans and to focus attention on staying healthy and active.From 1963 until 1973, May was referred to as Senior Citizens Month. In May 1974, President Jimmy Carter changed the name to Older Americans Month.