Capitol View
Neighborhood Library

Fun and Inspirational Reading

Published on Tuesday, September 4, 2012

For High School Readers

Pact The Pact
by Sampson Davis
The inspiring story of three young, lower-middle-class black friends who live in Newark, N.J., and make a pact to help each other to reach their shared goal of becoming doctors. How do they make it, despite innumerable daunting experiences?

Another Exciting School Year!

Published on Tuesday, August 28, 2012


Thank You for a Successful Black History Month Celebration

Published on Thursday, March 29, 2012

Published on Wednesday, January 25, 2012

In Her wordsLiberated Muse Arts, in association with Soul Pixie Productions and the DC Public Library, presents "In Her Words," a performance celebrating the lives of African-American women. Join us for a theatrical musical presentation, "An Artist Speaks," examining the lives of artists Lena Horne, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Zora Neale Hurston and Lucille Clifton--creative women who used their artistic prowess to ignite and support social and political movements. Enjoy music and spoken monologue from the legendary women, culled from transcripts of speeches, autobiographical excerpts and interviews.

Published on Wednesday, November 9, 2011

lanierThank you for joining us at Capitol View to hear DC Police Chief, Cathy L. Lanier, speak on current crime trends and ways citizens can assist law enforcement.  I am sure that you would agree that the information provided on Wednesday, November 9, was very informative to the community. 

We especially appreciate the time she took to thoroughly answer all of your questions.  We encourage you to return to this page for information about other exciting speakers.

Strategies for Building and Sustaining Safe Neighborhoods

Published on Thursday, November 3, 2011

Cathy LanierIn recent years, the overall trends in violent crime rates (homicide, rape, aggravated assault and robbery) have fallen in the District of Columbia.  What factors have accounted for the steady decline in these and other offenses? 

You are invited to come out on Wednesday, November 9, at 6:30 p.m. to hear Cathy L. Lanier, Chief of Police of the Metropolitan Police Department, discuss trends and ways citizens can assist law enforcement.  

Published on Monday, October 3, 2011

Join us for a boys' book club on October 19 at 12:30 p.m.  The book is May Pope Osborne's Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve.

Join us for a girls' book club on October 29 at 11:30 a.m. The book is Angie Sage's Ghostsitters.

There will be a book club for beginner readers on October 29 at 10:30 a.m.  The book is Lois Ehlert's Boo to You.

Published on Monday, October 3, 2011

Join the low impact aerobics class at Capitol View on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Published on Friday, September 30, 2011

The Capitol View Library will have a discussion of the following movies:

October 19 at 6:30 p.m.
The Education of Sonny Carson

October 26 at 6:30 p.m.
The Corner

November 9 630 p.m.
Two Nations of Black America

Published on Friday, September 9, 2011

The Capitol View Neighborhood Library and The Asian American LEAD Community Center are partnering to bring free computer training course to Capitol View. The courses will involve basic computer skills and entail everything from creating e-mail accounts to formatting resumes.Desktop computer

Classes begin Monday, September 12, at 5 p.m. and will meet once more on Monday, September 19. No preregistration is necessary.

For more information, please call 202-645-0755.