Neighborhood Library

Published on Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Friends of Deanwood Library Meeting

Published on Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Deanwood Idol casting call, Can you Sing?Speak Poetry? Rap? Dance ? Play a Musical Instrument?

or want to be a Judge ?

Sign-up before Monday, November 8, 2010.  Program will take place on Wednesday, November 10,
2010 at 6:30 p.m.  Win a free recording session.

Published on Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Come celebrate the Birthday of Johnny Appleseed. 

Saturday, September 25 at 1:30 p.m.  Stories, games and fun.  Ages 2-5. 

Monday, September 27, at 6:30 p.m.  Ages 8-13.

Published on Thursday, July 29, 2010

Come join us at the new Deanwood Library, Friday, August 6 at 3:00 p.m. for its first Black Theater Festival for Children ages Pre-K - 8 years.  The Festival will celebrate extraordinary Stories, Sing-Songs and Jazzy activies, presented by Kelly Marie Berry.

A Great Place to Discuss Your Favorite Books

Published on Thursday, July 29, 2010

Come make new friends and reconnect with old friends.  The club meets the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Engage in thought-provoking conversations and share your interests.

At each meeting, the book for the next month is chosen.  The Deanwood Library will provide a copy of the book to check out if you have a D.C. library card.   Light refreshments are served.  Free and open to the public.

Published on Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Come and enjoy lively book dicussions about Hot Titles in Urban Fiction.  Wednesday, September 15 and October 20 at 6:30 pm.

Published on Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Game Night Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.  Ages 8-13 years.  No games scheduled for Monday, September 6, or October 11.

Author Talk and Book Signing with a RedSkin

Published on Friday, July 9, 2010

In 2006, NFL Veteran Linebacker and Stanford University graduate Chris Draft established the Chris Daft Family Foundation.  The Foundation focuses on seven primary initiatives with overarching themes that stress the importance of education, healthy lifestyles, character development, personal responsibility, self-discipline and physical fitness.  Number "52" from the Washington Redskins will be hosting a book signing  and author talk on Friday, July 16, 2010 at 10:30 the Children's Room.  Free and all are welcome.

New Library Offers More than Just Books

Published on Wednesday, June 23, 2010

A new library is part of the 63,000-square-foot aquatic and community center in the Deanwood neighborhood at 1350 49th Street, N.E. The community center opened Friday, June 25.

The 7,300-square-foot library features:

  •     Separate areas for children, teens and adults
  •     Children's story time room
  •     24 computers with free WiFi Internet access
  •     Space for 35,000 books, CDs, DVDs and other library materials
  •     Early literacy workstation (computer with special software to assist children learning to read)

The library will share access to the center's multi-purpose room for special library programs.

Deanwood Circulation Desk Installation

Published on Thursday, May 13, 2010

Interior photo of Deanwood Library under construction.