Anacostia
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Sept. 22-28, 2013

Published on Saturday, September 7, 2013
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Great Book for Teens Returning Back to School

Published on Friday, September 6, 2013

Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan, book coverKilling Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan is a great book for teens returning back to school from their summer vacation.

Book Recommendations

Published on Thursday, August 15, 2013

Going back to school can bring up lots of emotions. For me, it made me alternately excited to see my friends and learn new things, but also nervous about what changes the new year would bring. Not so surprisingly, there are lots of books to about going back to school and the mixed-up feelings it can bring!

It's Back to School We Go!Curious about how your back to school experience compares with that of children from around the world?

Published on Sunday, August 11, 2013

Since 1984, when President Reagan made a joke about outlawing the existence of the USSR without knowing his microphone was on, Aug. 11 has been Presidential Joke Day! Even though I'm not the president, I do love a good joke.

Here are some of my favorite joke books:

Published on Monday, July 29, 2013

"Stories by Hand," a program featuring storyteller Kathy MacMillan and American Sign Language, is coming to the Anacostia library on Wednesday, Aug. 7 at 11 a.m.

Want to learn more about ASL before her perfomance? The DC Public Library has lots of great books to help you learn!

Two  great ones include:

Published on Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Dig Into Reading logoAug. 24 is the last day to turn in your Summer Reading logs. As of today, you have exactly one month left!

Once you turn in your finished log, you will get a prize pack, and get entered in a raffle for a chance to win a Kindle Fire or tickets to a Nats game! Children five and under participating in the "Read With Me" program will be entered in a raffle to win book basket, and even a year's free membership to the National Children's Museum.

Published on Tuesday, July 23, 2013

The Cuckoo's CallingDid you hear the news that J. K. Rowling (author of the Harry Potter books) was just unmasked as the author of The Cuckoo's Calling, a new detective novel published under the name Robert Galbraith?

Online Resources to Help You Keep Learning!

Published on Monday, July 22, 2013

Science in the Summer logoDid you have a great time at Science in the Summer the last two weekends, or do you just want to learn more about circuits?

Published on Thursday, July 18, 2013

Science in the Summer at the DC Public LibrarySummer fun is under way at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library!

There are still a few spaces available to join our “Science in the Summer” program. Children are encouraged to join us as we conduct science experiments with electricity on Saturday, July 20.

Published on Tuesday, July 16, 2013
free summer meals
Free Meals Served Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.


DC Public Library is participating in the Free Summer Meals Program. The Free Summer Meals Program (FSM) is a federally funded program which enables state and local governments to establish feeding sites that offer free, nutritious meals and snacks to help children in particularly low-income areas get the nutrition they need to learn, play, and grow, throughout the summer months when they are out of school.

What libraries are offering the FSM?

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