Are you interested in starting a small business in the District? Do you know about the necessary regulations to get started?The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) has partnered with DC Public Library to educate prospective business owners on how to start a new business in the District of Columbia. Come and learn about:
Certificates of Occupancy (C of O)
Home Occupancy Permits (HOP)
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?
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.
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!
Have you ever written a letter to the President of the United States?In celebration of Black History Month, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library community will be writing letters to President Obama. In the letter be sure to mention the Anacostia neighborhood in some way. After writing the letter, hand it to staff and we will ensure the letter is sent to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20001.
In collaboration with the Anacostia Community Museum, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library is excited to continue our "Community Leaders Are Readers" program.This monthly program invites children ages 4-8 and their families to listen and discuss stories read by community leaders and participate in crafts.