Neighborhood Library

Published on Friday, September 27, 2013

Goodbye for Now book coverWhat if you could stay in touch with the people you love, even after they've passed on?

When Sam, a brilliant computer programmer, meets the love of his life and is fired in the same day, he creates a software that will allow him to do just that, using the digital history of a person's life. As Sam's idea begins to take seed as a profit-turning company, questions of ethical responsibility begin to arise:

Published on Thursday, September 26, 2013

Just My Type Book CoverWhat's your type? Do you go for the traditional, classic type -- the kind that looks like it just came from Ancient Greece and Mount Olympus?
Or are you more of a new age person, attracted to the strong Germanic type?
Maybe you go for the nerdy ones, the ones that look like a computer program.

David Newcomb - Instructor

Published on Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Photo of man meditating at sunsetJoin us Tuesdays, Oct. 1, 8, and 15, at 7 p.m. with instructor David Newcomb who has been meditating for over 36 years. Mr. Newcomb will demonstrate a simple, time-tested meditation technique and explore how it can positively impact both our professional and personal lives.

Published on Monday, September 16, 2013

Banned Books"Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community –- librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types –- in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular."

-- American Library Association

Published on Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Photo of film Cairo 678Join us on Tuesday, September, 24 at 6:30 to view the film Cairo 678, in which three Egyptian women from very different backgrounds pull together in uneasy solidarity to combat the sexual harassment that has had an impact on each of their lives. The film is based on real-life incidents that led to Egypt’s first anti-harassment legislation.

Directed by Mohamed Diab. Egypt, 2010, Arabic, with subtitles in English. For adults.

Local Author - Barbara Glickman

Published on Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Capital Splendor book coverJoin us in discovering Capital Splendor in Washington D. C., with discussion and a pictorial walk through the parks and gardens of our nation's capital on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 2 p.m.

Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C.

Published on Monday, August 5, 2013
Please join us on Wed., Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. to discuss Frederick Douglass in Washington, DC: The Lion of Anacostia by John Muller.

Published on Friday, August 2, 2013

clipart of the sunJoin us on Tuesday, Aug. 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. to celebrate Adult Summer Reading 2013.

We will be drawing a name for the winner of a Kindle. Other prizes will be given out and light refreshments will be served.

Published on Friday, August 2, 2013

DC Job Seekers Join us every Wednesday 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. to get one-on-one support for basic activities in an online job search.

  • Create an email account;
  • Start a resume;
  • Create a account.

First-come, first served.

Published on Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Book That Shaped Me logoThe Library of Congress is sponsoring its annual summer writing contest. "A Book That Shaped Me" encourages rising fifth- and sixth-graders to reflect on a book that has made a personal impact on their lives. All DC Public Libraries are participating in this program.

State Finalists, State Winners, and Grand Prize Winners will be honored during a presentation at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival on the National Mall in Washington, DC. The festival will take place September 21-22, 2013.