Capitol View
Neighborhood Library

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.

Published on Friday, August 19, 2011

Published on Friday, August 19, 2011

The Other Wes Moore Book Jacket Join us for a community book discussion of this year's DC READS selection: The Other Wes Moore. Copies will be available beginning in early October.

Published on Monday, August 15, 2011

Back to School Bus

Come out Saturday, August 20, for a Community Health Fair. Join the United Medical Center for free immunizations and health screenings. 

Music will be provided by the one-and-only Mr. Derby.

School supplies will be available (while supplies last).

Find out how to join the Friends of the Capitol View Library.

Free hot-dogs, chips and sodas!

Saturday, August 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m

Published on Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Matthew McConaughey stars in The Lincoln Lawyer.The Lincoln Lawyer DVD cover

Representing the system's most unsavory characters in his work as a criminal defense lawyer, jaded attorney Mickey Haller takes on his first high-paying and possibly innocent client in years, but finds the case complicated by sinister events that suggest the workings of a particularly evil perpetrator.

Published on Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Summer Reading Flyer Summer Reading is here! Kick off this summer at the Capitol View Neighborhood Branch Library, as we journey around the world through books.

Prizes will be won! Reviews will be written! Games will be played!