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Friday, October 31, 2014

2:30 p.m.

A free screening of the creepy classic Nosferatu (1922).

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

6:00 p.m.

DC Public Library has lined up two special documentary films about life of African immigrants in the United States and their connection to the complex issues facing their home countries. Both shows start at 6 p.m. in Room A-5.

  • Oct. 21: A film focusing on refugees from war-torn Sudan.
  • Nov. 4: The story of a West African woman in Philadelphia seeking asylum for her daughter.

This program is a part of the DC Reads series of programs. To learn more about DC Reads, please visit dclibrary.org/dcreads.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

6:00 p.m.

MOSF LogoJoin us in the Great Hall for a series of classic and contemporary science fiction films hosted by the Museum of Science Fiction!

The titles of these popular films will not be publicized in advance. Instead, the museum will hold a contest and provide clues to guess the name of the film before each screening. An Amazon Kindle reader will be awarded before each film to one person, randomly selected from all correct entries. (You must be present to win.)

To participate in the contest, connect with the Museum of Science Fiction on Facebook at facebook.com/museumofsciencefiction.

Please RSVP by getting a ticket at Eventbrite:

This program is made possible thanks to our partnership with the Museum of Science Fiction.

Friday, November 7, 2014

11:30 a.m.

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 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.

Monday, November 10, 2014

(All day)
Books on Film logo

Have you ever wondered what your favorite book would look like on film? Generations of filmmakers have answered that question by using literature as a reservoir for their creative vision. 

"Books on Film" is a monthly series that celebrates the written word on film by screening movie versions of popular and classic books.

Films will be screened on the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in Room A-5, located on library's lower level.  Just call (202) 727-0321 to see what's playing this month!

Friday, November 14, 2014

11:30 a.m.

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 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.

Monday, November 17, 2014

6:00 p.m.

Even Godzilla loves Fantasy Flicks!
It's just what it says on the tin: movies with some element of realism, some parsimonious narrative shred of the numinous, the impossible, the beguilingly made-up. Planets uninhabited and otherwise, fairies, space marines, time travel, wayward otherworldly machines, and the reality-bending light-out-of-darkness of every universe.  And, perhaps, a little adventure and romance, if our voyage permits.

Films will be screened on the third Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in Room A-5, located on library's lower level. (Want more? Novum, our Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Club, meets on third Wednesday of every month in the Popular Library at 7 p.m.)  

So strap in, check your oxygen, and remember that variety is the spice of our selections.  Just call (202) 727-0321 to see what's playing this month!

6:30 p.m.

Come to the library as each month we celebrate the work of one of America's most influential directors through the decades. Join some strangers on a train and come north by northwest to Petworth, whether you're a foreign correspondent or a saboteur you'd have to be psycho to miss it!  This month's film is a mystery from the 1950s.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

7:00 p.m.

Cat in 3D glassesJoin our monthly celebration of the golden age of Hollywood as we watch a suspenseful film starring Humphrey Bogart as a private investigator.

Contact Faith with questions or to find out the title of the film.

Friday, November 21, 2014

11:30 a.m.

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 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.

Monday, November 24, 2014

6:00 p.m.
Film Companion logo
Formerly known as the Fiction Lover's Film Companion, this film series presents movies that spotlight issues touched on in the readings of book clubs based at your favorite downtown Library!

Join us as we watch engaging films paired as a companions to these great reads.

Films will be screened on the fourth Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in Room A-5, located on library's lower level.  Just call (202) 727-0321 to see what's playing this month!

 

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

6:00 p.m.

Read, watch, discuss. Committed to settling the eternal question: Which is better, the book or the movie?

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month.

Please contact us at 202-576-7252 or email peter.sullivan@dc.gov to get a copy of the next book.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

6:00 p.m.

Image of Roald Dahl's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"Visit the world of "pure imagination," where everything is made of candy! Based on Roald Dahl's Charlie & the Chocolate Factory.

Lyrics provided on-screen so everyone can sing along!

This original 1971 film (featuring Gene Wilder!) is rated G, with a runtime of 98 minutes.

Friday, December 5, 2014

11:30 a.m.

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 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.

Monday, December 8, 2014

(All day)
Books on Film logo

Have you ever wondered what your favorite book would look like on film? Generations of filmmakers have answered that question by using literature as a reservoir for their creative vision. 

"Books on Film" is a monthly series that celebrates the written word on film by screening movie versions of popular and classic books.

Films will be screened on the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in Room A-5, located on library's lower level.  Just call (202) 727-0321 to see what's playing this month!

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

2:00 a.m.


FALL BOOK TO MOVIE SERIESThe true story of a small town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world.
Todd and Sonja Burpo are a real-life couple whose son Colton claims to have visited Heaven during a near death experience.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

6:00 p.m.

MOSF LogoJoin us in the Great Hall for a series of classic and contemporary science fiction films hosted by the Museum of Science Fiction!

The titles of these popular films will not be publicized in advance. Instead, the museum will hold a contest and provide clues to guess the name of the film before each screening. An Amazon Kindle reader will be awarded before each film to one person, randomly selected from all correct entries. (You must be present to win.)

To participate in the contest, connect with the Museum of Science Fiction on Facebook at facebook.com/museumofsciencefiction.

Please RSVP by getting a ticket at Eventbrite:

This program is made possible thanks to our partnership with the Museum of Science Fiction.

Friday, December 12, 2014

11:30 a.m.

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 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.

Monday, December 15, 2014

6:00 p.m.

Even Godzilla loves Fantasy Flicks!
It's just what it says on the tin: movies with some element of realism, some parsimonious narrative shred of the numinous, the impossible, the beguilingly made-up. Planets uninhabited and otherwise, fairies, space marines, time travel, wayward otherworldly machines, and the reality-bending light-out-of-darkness of every universe.  And, perhaps, a little adventure and romance, if our voyage permits.

Films will be screened on the third Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in Room A-5, located on library's lower level. (Want more? Novum, our Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Club, meets on third Wednesday of every month in the Popular Library at 7 p.m.)  

So strap in, check your oxygen, and remember that variety is the spice of our selections.  Just call (202) 727-0321 to see what's playing this month!

6:30 p.m.

Come to the library as each month we celebrate the work of one of America's most influential directors through the decades. Join some strangers on a train and come north by northwest to Petworth, whether you're a foreign correspondent or a saboteur you'd have to be psycho to miss it! This month's film is a thriller from the 1960s.

Monday, December 22, 2014

6:00 p.m.
Film Companion logo
Formerly known as the Fiction Lover's Film Companion, this film series presents movies that spotlight issues touched on in the readings of book clubs based at your favorite downtown Library!

Join us as we watch engaging films paired as a companions to these great reads.

Films will be screened on the fourth Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in Room A-5, located on library's lower level.  Just call (202) 727-0321 to see what's playing this month!

 

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

6:00 p.m.

Read, watch, discuss. Committed to settling the eternal question: Which is better, the book or the movie?

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month.

Please contact us at 202-576-7252 or email peter.sullivan@dc.gov to get a copy of the next book.

Monday, January 12, 2015

(All day)
Books on Film logo

Have you ever wondered what your favorite book would look like on film? Generations of filmmakers have answered that question by using literature as a reservoir for their creative vision. 

"Books on Film" is a monthly series that celebrates the written word on film by screening movie versions of popular and classic books.

Films will be screened on the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in Room A-5, located on library's lower level.  Just call (202) 727-0321 to see what's playing this month!

6:30 p.m.

Come to the library as each month we celebrate the work of one of America's most influential directors through the decades. Join some strangers on a train and come north by northwest to Petworth, whether you're a foreign correspondent or a saboteur you'd have to be psycho to miss it!  This month's film is a story of suspense from the 1970s.

Monday, January 26, 2015

6:00 p.m.
Film Companion logo
Formerly known as the Fiction Lover's Film Companion, this film series presents movies that spotlight issues touched on in the readings of book clubs based at your favorite downtown Library!

Join us as we watch engaging films paired as a companions to these great reads.

Films will be screened on the fourth Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in Room A-5, located on library's lower level.  Just call (202) 727-0321 to see what's playing this month!

 

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

6:00 p.m.

Read, watch, discuss. Committed to settling the eternal question: Which is better, the book or the movie?

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month.

Please contact us at 202-576-7252 or email peter.sullivan@dc.gov to get a copy of the next book.

Monday, February 9, 2015

(All day)
Books on Film logo

Have you ever wondered what your favorite book would look like on film? Generations of filmmakers have answered that question by using literature as a reservoir for their creative vision. 

"Books on Film" is a monthly series that celebrates the written word on film by screening movie versions of popular and classic books.

Films will be screened on the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in Room A-5, located on library's lower level.  Just call (202) 727-0321 to see what's playing this month!

Monday, February 23, 2015

6:00 p.m.
Film Companion logo
Formerly known as the Fiction Lover's Film Companion, this film series presents movies that spotlight issues touched on in the readings of book clubs based at your favorite downtown Library!

Join us as we watch engaging films paired as a companions to these great reads.

Films will be screened on the fourth Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in Room A-5, located on library's lower level.  Just call (202) 727-0321 to see what's playing this month!

 

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

6:00 p.m.

Read, watch, discuss. Committed to settling the eternal question: Which is better, the book or the movie?

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month.

Please contact us at 202-576-7252 or email peter.sullivan@dc.gov to get a copy of the next book.

Monday, March 9, 2015

(All day)
Books on Film logo

Have you ever wondered what your favorite book would look like on film? Generations of filmmakers have answered that question by using literature as a reservoir for their creative vision. 

"Books on Film" is a monthly series that celebrates the written word on film by screening movie versions of popular and classic books.

Films will be screened on the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in Room A-5, located on library's lower level.  Just call (202) 727-0321 to see what's playing this month!