Neighborhood Library

Published on Thursday, September 1, 2011

The Deanwood Library will be closed on Friday, Sept. 30 for Department of Parks and Recreation staff training.

Published on Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Metro TeenAIDS and Deanwood Library present Beyond the Books, the Birds & the Bees: HIV 101 and HIV testing, Monday, August 22, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Participants ages 13 to 24 get a chance to win a $25 gift card.

Testing only offered to those older than 13.

For more information, please contact Courtney at 202-543-9355.

Published on Thursday, July 21, 2011

Come and join designer and instructor Maryanne Pollock, and make your own superhero-comic book  character. 

Friday, August 11, at 11 a.m.  Ages 6-12 are welcome. 

All programs are free and open to the public.

Published on Thursday, July 21, 2011

On Friday, September 23, at 1 p.m., we will look at the repertoire of black singing artists Robert McFerrin, Marian Anderson, Leontyne Price and Shirley Verrett in Italian opera. We will examine D.C. origins, in particular the efforts of Mary Cardwell Dawson and the National Negro Opera Company, with musical selections from Aida, La Forza del Destino, ll Barbiere di Siviglia and Madama Butterfly

Selections will be presented through recordings in the public domain, and the talents of Washington National Opera singing artists and Dana Scott, accompanist. 

All programs are free and open to the public.  All ages are welcome.

Published on Thursday, July 21, 2011

Come and explore how classical and operatic composers have adapted to public tastes. Enjoy "West Side Story/Candide, La Rodine and Lady in the Dark and Street Scene."

Discover Puccini, Weil and Bernstein and the talents of the Washington National Opera singing artists.

The program is open to all ages, and seniors are especially invited.  Friday, July 29, at 1 p.m.  All programs are free and open to the public.

Published on Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Join the National Geographic Museum in an epic race to the South Pole.  Discover the tricks and tools used by Antarctic explorers through time as you head out on your own expedition.  Will you choose dog sleds or skis?  Fishing or hunting? What combination of decisions led to the success of explorers through time, and what will lead to yours?

Thursday, July 28, at 1:30 p.m.

Ages 5-12.

Published on Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Come and join us for Kami and the Yaks told in American Sign Language by Andrea Stenn Styer.

Tuesday, July 19, at 1:30 p.m.

Ages 5-12.

Published on Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Explore West Africa through dance, music and song.

Children will experience traditional West African dance and drumming, which depicts daily life in  Africa.

When:  Thursday, July 14 

Time:  11 a.m.

Where: Deanwood Library


Published on Monday, June 20, 2011

The Deanwood Neighborhood Branch Library and Recreation Center will mark its one-year anniversary Saturday, June 25, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. 

The library will commemorate this significant milestone and the success and growth of the branch over the past year.  We will be having a host of actives including:  two massage therapists for seated massages, the film The Karate Kid, library tours, entertainment, parade, refreshments, registration for new library cards and library give-a-ways.

Published on Thursday, June 16, 2011

Deanwood Neighborhood Library and Recreation Center will be closed Friday, June 17.  The Department of Parks and Recreation is having a staff training day. 

Please visit the nearest libraries: Dorothy I. Height/Benning at 3935 Benning Rd. N.E. or Capitol View at 5001 Central Ave. S.E.

Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.