Families can enjoy a Christmas movie about a man named Buddy, who grew up at the North Pole believing he was an elf.
When he discovers he is really human, he goes on an adventure to find his family.
This film is 97 minutes and rated PG.
Join Rosedale's Reel Reading Book Club! Kids read a book and 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!
As part of Martin Luther King Jr. Week, families can enjoy a series of short films about African American history, including stories about Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and a fictionalized young boy who escapes slavery.
To kick off Black History Month, families can enjoy a movie about a teacher named Dorothy who gets whisked away from her intercity neighborhood to the mysterious land of Oz.
This G-rated movie stars Diana Ross and Michael Jackson and runs for 134 minutes.
Children can enjoy poems, songs, and stories written by or about famous African Americans in this special Black History story time!
Poets include Nikki Grimes and Langston Hughes.
Appropriate for children ages 0-6.
Inspired by the African-American contemporary artist, Jacob Lawrence, children will be able to make their own art of bright patterns and shapes with recycled construction paper and other material.
Children can display their art at Rosedale for the rest of Black History Month, or take their art home!
Appropriate for ages 6-12.
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.
Meet Dominique Paris of the Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL), who will be facilitating teen peer education workshops about relationships and sex this summer on Tuesday, July 15 from 3 to 4 p.m.
As most of you know, Superman is celebrating his 75th anniversary this year. To help commemorate this impressive milestone, we planned for the teens and children to create their own superman cape, and watch the movie, “Superman returns” in celebration of the anniversary.
Come see Garrett Peck, author of "Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Washington, D.C."
We are excited about our continuing 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 Thursday, July 17 at 7 p.m. at Southeast Library with Garrett Peck.
Sign up for summer reading and have some fun at Rosedale!
On Monday, June 30, Rosedale will be throwing a summer reading kick-off party! Beginning at 1 pm, people of all ages can come and enjoy games and sign up for summer reading. There will be a special sign-up station provided for people wanting to sign up for summer reading, along with several exciting programs during the afternoon!