Join us Saturday, April 13 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. to join in the fun!
Ages 4 and older. Call 202-698-1959 for more information.
Jazz and art blend perfectly at Anacostia Library when The Creative Class meets for its next workshop, Jazz Block Printing, Saturday, April 27, 2-4 p.m. The Creative Class uses materials from the library's collection to teach new crafting techniques to adults.
We will make block prints using books on jazz musicians and history as inspiration, and listen to jazz music as we create. Please email TheCreativeClassDCPL@gmail.com to register.
March is Sing With Your Child Month! Lullabies, songs, and rhymes help prepare children for language and reading skills, and are an important part of early literacy. So help us celebrate by singing to your child with some of our favorite picture books that are easily turned into songs.
The DC Public Library will be open during its regular hours on Thursday, March 7.
There’s a new play time program at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library! Beginning March 2, join us in the children’s room on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for constructive play and early literacy activities.
On Feb. 14 and Feb. 28 at 6:30 p.m., the Anacostia Neighborhood Library will host an author talk with the Rev. H. Lionel Edmonds.
Rev. Edmonds has been the senior pastor at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church in Northwest Washington, D.C. for more than 20 years. At Anacostia, Rev. Edmonds will discuss excerpts from his book, The Believer's Guide to the Jesus Gym. In addition, he will highlight the importance of spiritual formation and the important connection it shares with the African American experience.
This event is free and open to the public.
On Thursday, Feb. 21 at 6:30 p.m., C.R. Gibbs, award-winning historian and international lecturer, will present a lecture entitled, "Trek to Freedom: The Underground Railroad in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia."