Anacostia
Neighborhood Library

Readers Are Leaders

In collaboration with the Anacostia Community Museum, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library is excited to continue our "Community Leaders Are Readers" program. 

April is National Poetry Month

Book Recommendations

April is National Poetry Month. I often use this month to help remind myself how beautiful a poem can be, and I want to highlight some of my favorites.

March 15 is National Quilting Day!

March 15 is National Quilting Day! While I must admit that I personally have no skills with a needle, the DC Public Library has lots of resources to help you explore this exciting craft.

Digital Drop-in

Do you need help setting up an email account for your job search or for keeping in touch with family and friends?Are you having trouble getting your resume just right using Microsoft Word?Would you like to learn how to use all of the digital resources that DC Public Library has to offer, such as electronic books, audiobooks, magazines and music downloads?

'The Telling Room' by Michael Paterniti

A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World's Greatest Piece of Cheese

The Telling Room is a book that is about all of the things it claims in its title, as well as many others. The main character in the book is Ambrosio, a large and boisterous man who lives in Castile, a region of Spain that is known for its unforgiving climate as well as its history. 

Harlem Renaissance Night

Black History Month Celebration

The Harlem Renaissance was a literary and intellectual force that fostered a new black cultural identity in the 1920s and 1930s throughout New York.

African American Historic Event in Washington, D.C

Black History Month

On Aug. 28, 1963 in Washington, D.C, the March on Washington -- or the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom -- was one of the largest political rallies for human rights in United States history.

Let's Make Valentines!

For this Valentine's Dayif you don't have much money to buyrings, furs, or concert tickets, no worries; don't cry!Just stop by Anacostia Neighborhood Library

'Buck: A Memoir'

Book recommendation

M.K. Asante’s memoir, Buck, tells the story of a young man who, despite his African-centered upbringing, is drawn to the allure of the streets.

Black History Month

Fiction Choices for Children

February is Black History Month, but that doesn't mean we only need to celebrate nonfiction! Fiction can be a great mechanism to examine history and the legacy of the past, and that makes February a great time to read fiction with African and African-American protagonists. Here are some suggested children's books to read this February!

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