Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson is a good book to teach children about encouragement. Althea is well known for being the first African-American tennis player to break the color barrier in 1949. From the early years of her life, her family referred to her as “nothing but trouble.” They said Althea was a “wild tomboy” and that she loved sports. She would play basketball late into the
One of America’s old-time boxing champions, Joe Louis, has been resurrected in the book Joe Louis: America’s Fighter by David A. Adler. This picture book is an excellent source of history for young children.
Do you have the skills you need to help you find the best jobs for your field? How much information do you need to put on your resume? What should you wear to an interview? If you've ever asked yourself these questions, then join us every Tuesday evening in January at 6:30 p.m. for our job readiness workshops. We'll have the answers you need to help you find, apply and land that job.January 4 Job searching skillsJanuary 11 Résumé preparationJanuary 18 Interview skills
We have some great giveaways this month for kids! Come in to the library and receive your free Redskins Activity workbook, and get a free book to take home. There's lots of great books to choose from, but quantities are limited, so come in today.
Katie Saves ThanksgivingBy Fran ManushkinAges: 3 – 7It was Thanksgiving day lots and lots of snow falling.Katie Woo was expecting her friends JoJo and Pedro to come over for thanksgiving. While she waits for her friends to arrive Katie and her father discussed the pilgrims and
The library, in cooperation with Byte Back, is offering free PC Basics computer classes at Capitol View Library and Anacostia Library starting in November. Classes will be offered morning, early afternoon and late afternoon.You must be a D.C. resident to enroll in this program. All students must present proof of residency on the first day of class to be admitted. To register, call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.