Rosedale
Neighborhood Library

January Goodreads Book Review

'Telegraph Avenue'

Michael Chabon’s Telegraph Avenue centers on the story of Archy Stallings and Nate Jaffe, owners of a used record store, Brokeland Records, in Oakland.

Black History Month Film Series

Enjoy a new movie every night during the week of Feb. 4 for our Black History Month Film Series.

Remembering King

Check out the displays on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.:  A King Family Tribute edited by Angela Ferris Watkins323.092 W335

Get Down With Game Night!

Teens, unwind and join the fun with games of strategy and logic.Try your hand at Connect4, Tetris or one our Wii games while enjoying refreshments.We meet the first Friday of each month at 4 p.m.!

Mission: Preservation

Presented by the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Join us on Feb. 1 at 10 a.m. for a hands-on exploration of preservation -- sponsored by the Smithsonian.

From the Freegal Files

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Most Famous Speeches

If you are unfamiliar with Freegal, it is a service provided through the DC Public Library that allows you to download three mp3s per week, which are then yours to keep forever — they do not need to be returned and they will never expire.Normally, those of us at the library talk about Freegal's amazing music collection, but did you know that Freegal's catalog contains spoken word recordings as well?

January Goodreads Book Group: Best of 2012

Do you want to join a book group, but don't have the time to attend meetings? Do you like using social media and are looking for a good group to discuss your latest literary indulgence or to learn what others are reading?Join our online book discussion group on Goodreads!

Rosedale Library January Book Discussion Group

'A Fine Balance'

Set in 1975 India in an unnamed city by the sea while Indira Gandhi was the prime minister, A Fine Balance explores the core of Indian culture in its most naked form as experienced by four people from very different walks of life.

Lap Time's Here

Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Join us for our newest story time, beginning Jan. 8.Each 20-minute program will include songs, rhyme, movement and stories to encourage language development, gross motor skills and bonding with infants.

Celebrate Kwanzaa

Friday, Dec. 28, 1 p.m.

Kwanzaa reinforces seven basic values of African culture.These values make up the Nguzo Saba, which means "The Seven Principle" in Swahili. Kwanzaa was founded by Dr. Karenga and is celebrated by people from many different faiths.Join the Rosedale Library as we celebrate Kwanzaa with stories, songs, games, snacks, crafts, and good company.

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