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.
In honor of the works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. the Rosedale Library invites you to help create an edible community garden. Various seeds will be provided for participants to plant during library hours, the week leading up to and following the national holiday.It's fun for all ages, so please join us!
In honor of the newly announced winners of the National Book Award and the DC Public Library's Goodreads focus on Young Adult literature this month, we present 2007 National Book Award winner Sherman Alexie's
Begin the season with a visit to DC's newest public library on Dec. 5. Learn about the many services available through the public library, join our special evening storytime, try your hand at board games or make and take a craft. The fun begins at 6 p.m. All ages.
Enjoy flannel board versions of the classic tales found in Pea Boy and Other Stories from Iran by Elizabeth Laird and illustrated by Shirin Adl.A craft will follow the story time on Monday, Nov. 19 at 4 p.m.Ages 12 and under.