Neighborhood Library

Urban Fiction

Published on Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Eyone williamsJoin Eyone Williams on Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. as he discusses and signs his book, Lorton Legends.

The book is based on the Lorton Correctional Complex, one of the most notorious prisons in U.S. history. Housing convicts from Washington, D.C. and known for violence and corruption, the LCC shaped and molded every man and woman that experienced life with inmates housed there.

Attendees will be entered to win books at the event!

Published on Saturday, August 9, 2014

The Rosedale Library is closed Saturday, August 9.

It's Intermission Time...

Published on Tuesday, August 5, 2014

intermissionPardon us as we take a break from our regularly scheduled programming for vacation and planning/preparatory time for our Fall schedule.
Our programming will resume on Friday, September 5th with a special story time to honor Grandparents' Day at 4 p.m.

August's Tough Topics are Global Poverty, Homelessness and Humanitarianism

Published on Tuesday, August 5, 2014
PeaceJamTake 25 minutes to initiate, illustrate and inform your discussions using these books

All children deserve to be happy, healthy, safe and care-free as they live and learn!

Published on Thursday, July 31, 2014

With summer beginning to wind down, Rosedale has a few children's programs kids can enjoy before they gear up to head back to school!
Read This Summer

Come see Louis Bayard, author of "Roosevelt's Beast."

Published on Monday, July 28, 2014
We are excited about the next talk in our partnership with the Literary Hill BookFest that is bringing a series of Capitol Hill author talks to DC Public Library locations on the Hill.
Our next Reading Series event is Tuesday, August 19 at 7 p.m. at Northeast Library with Louis Bayard.

Reading Series Lou Bayard

Celebrate Batman's 75th Anniversary at Rosedale!

Published on Friday, July 11, 2014

BatmanTo celebrate the 75th anniversary of Batman’s first appearance in comics, Rosedale is doing a special two-day program all about Batman!

On Friday, July 25, beginning at noon, a police officer will visit to discuss how children and teens can be a “hero” in their community while staying safe. Afterwards children and teens can make their own Batman capes, and we’ll be showing a Batman movie and providing color pages for younger children!

On Saturday, July 26, beginning at 11 a.m., we’ll be having an all-day Batman celebration, which includes a special story time all about Batman, special themed crafts, and the showing of a few Batman movies!

Published on Friday, July 11, 2014

wii night
Hey Teen! Do you need something to do this summer? Do you like to dance? Would you like to meet new people?Game Night

If so, join us at Rosedale Library every Friday- though August 22, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. You will get a chance to play a variety of different game like Mario, Just Dance 2014, Donkey Kong Country Returns, Madden 13 and so much more. 

July's Tough Topics-- Handling Loss (Divorce, Serious Illness and Death)

Published on Tuesday, July 8, 2014

chocolate pudding

The National Museum of Health and Medicine

Published on Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Hey, teens! Are you interested in forensics? Do you like bones and learning about history?

If so, join us at Rosedale Library on Tuesday, July 8 at 1:30 p.m., where teens will get to do an interactive workshop and examine a set of bones and other evidence to determine the identity of an unknown person. You'll get to learn from educators from the National Museum of Health and Medicine, whose backgrounds are in army medical research.

Cathy's Book- Keep Out

Published on Tuesday, July 1, 2014
cathy's book

Join us today! 

For the month of July, the Teen Book Club will be reading the New York Times bestseller Cathy’s Book about a teenage girl whose boyfriend has left her. Wanting to find out why, she follows clues with her best friend. To learn more, check out this book trailer!

Join us Thursday, July 24 at 6:30 pm for a book discussion and light refreshments.


The Rosedale Library is closed Sat. Aug. 9.