Are you curious about the 2013 DC Public Library's Summer Reading Program?
If so, you want to attend the kick off festival tailored just for you. The purpose of the summer reading program is to foster indepenedent reading or learning new information.
In addition to reading for leisure or study, the kick-off will also focus on safety awareness and other community activities. Representatives from the Metropolitan Police Department, Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department and other agencies will be present to share timely information. A local DJ will provide music. Be sure to dig into summer reading at your Capitol View Neighborhood Library.
Join us Monday, June 3 at 4 p.m.
Published on Tuesday, April 9, 2013
In recognition of Jazz Appreciation Month, come out to hear the smooth jazz music of the Michael Brookins Project on Wednesday, Apri 24 at 6:30 p.m.
Published on Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The Internet has forever changed the job searching process. Today, fewer adults circle newpaper adds. Many retailers require jobseekers to learn about employment opportunities online, because they list vacancies there and require the completion of applications electroncially.
What part and full-time jobs are available in your area? Do you want to prepare an online profile in order to apply for a job instantly and/or to enable potential employers to find you? We have apps for you! You do not want to miss this exciting, educational opportunity!
Published on Friday, March 22, 2013
According to recent newspaper accounts, summer jobs for teenagers are disappearing quickly. Today, fewer that three in ten American teenagers now have employment. Over the course of the past few years, the teen unemployment rate has been above 20 percent. It is crucial for teenagers to gain as much knowledge as possible in order to successfully compete for the summer jobs that are available.
From April 1 through April 4, please join us for the Spring Teen Job Workshop. Teenagers will learn the ins and outs of the hiring process including filling out applications, interviewing skills, selecting appropriate clothing and more. You do not want to miss this learing opportunity.
Published on Thursday, March 21, 2013
It can be a challenge trying to find qualified professionals to help computer saavy children, youth and teenagers with homework assignments.
If you want help, we can assist by showing your kids how to use tutor.com, an online classroom resource that is designed to provide instruction in the the following subject areas:
- Social Studies
- Standardized Tests
Send your kids for one-to-one help or demonstrations now, March 25 through March 30.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Published on Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The DC Public Library will be open during its regular hours on Thursday, March 7.
HeritageQuest Online Databases
Published on Monday, February 25, 2013
The Capitol View Library will be hosting a HeritageQuest Online Databases demonstration at 3 p.m. on March 13.
Librarians will go online to demonstrate how to obtain free access to HeritageQuest, a database containing a wealth of historical information as well as genealogy.
The main audience will be readers of the Capitol Veiw Book Club, who are currently reading The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration.
Published on Monday, February 4, 2013
Join us for two great movies for Teen Monday Movie Madness, showing at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays in February.
Published on Thursday, January 31, 2013
For Black History Month, we'll be showcasing highlights of black cinema. Both movies will show at 4 p.m. Learn something and have fun at the same time!
Published on Monday, January 28, 2013
Looking for ideas for a Science Fair Project? Drop by our Science Fair Project Help Night to get a few tips and enjoy a movie from the Disney Presents Bill Nye the Science Guy TV series.
The hour-long session will include demonstrations of simple science experiments, discussions on how to set up a project and suggestions on how to use library resources to complete a project. Attendees will also have an opportunity to enjoy a short movie on science topics, and get to know other students from the neighborhood that are working on projects.
Published on Friday, January 25, 2013
Looking for exciting Black History Month events in the Capitol View and Marshall Heights communities? We have arranged a variety of programs with you in mind.
For children and youth, the excitement begins on Feb. 7 at 10:30 a.m. with a visit from the Colgate Dental Health Van. While waiting for free dental checkups and referrals (ages 3 – 12 years), children and youth will engage in arts and crafts activities about famous African Americans.
On Feb. 12 at 3:30 pm, the Smithsonian Associates Discovery Theater on Tour will present a special performance of “How Old is a Hero.”