Deanwood
Neighborhood Library

Free Legal Information Sessions: Wills

Deanwood Neighborhood Library and Community Center Senior Program, in collaboration with Neighborhood Legal Services Program, presents a monthly series of Free Legal Information Sessions.Come hear about wills, advanced directives and where to find free help preparing your will, Tuesday January 10, at 10 a.m.

The Deanwood Nonfiction Book Group

Join us to discuss nonfiction books.  We may discuss a book two meetings in a row, since we meet every other week.Upcoming Wednesday dates: January 4 and 18; February 1, 15 and 29.6:30-7 p.m. snacking and chatting7-8 p.m. book discussionUpcoming titles:Destined to Witness:  Growing up Black in Nazi Germany by Hans J. Massaquoi.Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War: a Memoirby Gbowee, Leymah.

Deanwood Holiday Hours

Saturday, December 24 - ClosedSunday, December 25 - ClosedMonday, December 26 - ClosedTuesday, December 27  - 9:30 am - 5:30 pmWednesday, December 28 - 1:00 pm - 8:00 pmThursday, December 29 - 9:30 am - 5:30 pmFriday, December 30  - 9:30 am - 5:30 pmSaturday, December 31 -  9:30 am - 5:30 pm

One Book. One City. One Good Read.

DC Reads is a "program that promotes reading for pleasure by having city-wide celebrations focusing on one book."

Finding Good Health Information

Learn how to find the best health information online.  Learn how and where to search. Compare Google to health databases. Find out how you can get free subscription health databases with your library card.  Learn to evaluate the accuracy of information.Workshop is in the computer lab on Thursday, September 15, at 10 a.m.

Deanwood Closed September 30

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

Metro TeenAIDS

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.

Comic Book Character Drawing Workshop

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.

African-American Artists in Italian Opera

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

Opera and Broadway

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.

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