April is National Poetry Month. Louder Than A Library is a Poetry Partnership with The Louder Than a Bomb-DMV Teen Poetry Slam Festival. Events throughout the month of April will include Teen Poetry Workshops and Open Mics. Teens will learn techniques on how to enhance their creative writing at the beginning of the month, and then get opportunities to show off their work at the end of the month. Refreshments will be provided.
Tuesday, April 7, 6 p.m.
Teen Poetry Workshop/Feature
at Bellevue Library and Anacostia Library
In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks.
Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required.
To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.
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.