Join Infinite Possibilities International (IPI) and Rosedale Neighborhood Library for a free screening of award-winning author Chiamanda Ngozi’s Adichie movie “Half of a Yellow Sun” an adaptation of her book about Nigieria’s historic Biafran war.
Join us at the Rosedale Neighborhood Library for a fun film for the whole family. 11 year old Akeelah discovers that her talent is spelling and in this story she tries to make the most of it. Larry Fishburne, Angela Bassett and Keke Palmer star in this wholesome movie.
Join Infinite Possibilities International (IPI) and Rosedale Neighborhood Library for a free screening of award-winning film, "Mama C: Urban Warrior in the African Bush". This film tells the story of Mama C, an African-American woman who grew up in Kansas City and became a community activist and member of the revolutionary Black Panther party in the 1960’s, leading protests to force the local administration to recognize the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King. This film will be followed a discussion. This program is co-sponsored by IPI’s Culture In Your Community Series.
Join Rosedale's Reel Reading Book Club!
Kids read a book. Then on the last Tuesday of each month, they watch the movie that the book inspired, or the movie that inspired the book. Kids can enjoy a brief group discussion as well!
Please call 202-727-5012 for details about the month's book selection.
The Library is partnering with Infinite Possibilities International for a five-week film series. The viewing and discussion of international films will engage and expose both adults and youth on issues of urban life, community building, wildlife and other interesting topics in other cultures. The proposed films include mixture of adult and youth/family films in alternating weeks.
Children Under the Arms of Community is a workshop for successful family functioning & parenting among families with a parent in prison. In this workshop, you will learn about:
Responsibility and Discipline
Better Family Relationship
All are invited: parents, caregivers and educators.
Hey Everybody! Join us this summer at Rosedale Library for our Annual Reading Power Hour:
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays: 1-2:30 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 4-5:30 p.m.
Starts Sunday, June 21 and ends Saturday, Aug. 22.
Join us in celebrating Women's History Month, and win fantastic prizes!
Every Monday in March, a new trivia question will be posted on Twitter (@dcpl) and Facebook. Respond by Friday with the correct answer using #herstoryDCPL, and get entered to win a different prize each week! We'll reveal the correct answer at the end of the week.
The Jackson Family Art Show celebrates three generations of greatness in art. The family will visit libraries accross the District to celebrate Black History Month with exhibits and hands-on art demonstrations. The show will visit:
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library on Feb. 5, 6 p.m.
Rosedale Library on Feb. 17, 6:30 p.m.
Parklands-Turner Library on Feb. 21, 2 p.m.
The library's closed, but dclibrary.org is open 24/7!
All library locations are closed today, but there's myriad ways you can enjoy the library online!
1. Have your own film festival at home.
View films from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and more. Log into IndieFlix with your library card.
Hey Teens! Do you need something to do over the holidays? Come create your own ornaments this year to take home and place it on your holiday tree.
Thursday, Dec. 4: Let's have fun together! We will show you how to make doe out of simple ingredients. You will have lots of fun meeting new friends and putting your own style on your ornament.
Do you need something to do over the holidays? Come create your own stocking this year to take home and place on your mantel. Use different types of fabric and tools to make your own creative stocking.
Let’s have fun! Between Dec. 16 and Dec. 19 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., we will show you how to make your own unique stocking. You will have lots of fun meeting new friends putting your own style on your own unique stocking.
Great for ages 11-19.
What would District of Columbia be like if there were no libraries? DC Public Library was curious to know what programs, resources and services we provide on a regular basis that our customers appreciate. "Library Snapshot Day," on Friday, Oct. 31, was an opportunity to take a snapshot of a typical day in the life of our District of Columbia libraries.