Neighborhood Library

Miner Elementary third-graders learn about Civil War and Civil Rights

Published on Thursday, February 13, 2014

Join us for a Black History Month Kick-off Program!

Published on Thursday, January 30, 2014

The mission of the African American Civil War Museum is to preserve and tell the stories of the United States Colored Troops and African American involvement in the American Civil War.

On Friday, Jan. 31, at 10 a.m. at Rosedale Library, Hari Jones, the museum's Curator and Assistant Director, will be presenting the program "Glorious March to Liberty: Civil War to Civil Rights." In this interactive program, participants will learn about the scope of African American involvement in the Civil War and have the opportunity to handle reproduced Civil War items.

Celebrate Black History Month, Valentine's Day and Mo Willems at Rosedale!

Published on Thursday, January 30, 2014

During the month of February, Rosedale is excited to share multiple special events and movie nights, and to introduce the Reel Reading Book Club!

Beginning Monday, Feb. 3 and ending on Saturday, Feb. 22, we will have Black History Mystery Month, in which thematic books and signage will be displayed with facts, trivia quizzes and activity pages. Students may be able to win a prize for participating!

Wednesday, Jan. 22

Published on Wednesday, January 22, 2014

DC Public Library will open at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Published on Tuesday, January 21, 2014

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Jan. 21 due to inclement weather.

A day of inspired creativity for the Rosedale community

Published on Tuesday, January 14, 2014

As December drew to a close, Kuumba Kwanzaa Day was a rousing success! "Kuumba" is celebrated on Dec. 31 and it is the sixth of the seven principles of Kwanzaa, an African-American celebration of family, community and African-based culture founded in the 1960s by Dr. Maulena Karenga.

Learn - Apply - Enroll

Published on Sunday, January 12, 2014

My School DC LogoWhich school will your child call My School?

For this coming school year (2014-15), DC Public Schools (DCPS) and participating public charter schools have a common application and lottery. Visit to find everything you need to learn and apply, or come to one of the information sessions listed below. The application closes Feb. 3 for grades 9-12 and March 3 for grades PK3-8.

Please call the My School DC Hotline at (202) 888-6336 or email for additional information.

Published on Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Through the Looking GlassLewis Carroll, born Charles Dodgson, is best known for The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland and 

Published on Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Many Adventures of Winnie the PoohWinnie the Pooh is one of the most popular children's characters in the world. On Jan. 18, his creator, A.A. Milne, would have been 132. To celebrate his birthday, Rosedale is having a special Winnie the Pooh day, with a movie, crafts, and some crafts to take home.

Jingle all the way to Rosedale Library on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m.!

Published on Thursday, December 19, 2013

pjbearsmallJump into your jammies and join us as we jingle on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. for an evening of holiday stories, carols, and movement prior to bedtime.

Bedtime Story Carols is engaging program for children ages birth through 7 years. We will meet in the Children's Picture Book area.

Children must be accompanied by a chaperone (age 14+) and have the option of wearing comfy pajamas and bringing their favorite bedtime buddy to partake in the fun!