Neighborhood Library

Attention family bike enthusiasts, "LIBRARY LOVERS LIKE TO BIKE" is May 31st!

Published on Wednesday, May 28, 2014

julia kuoThroughout the month, we have been incorporating books with bicycles, tricycles, scooters, wheels and helmets into our story time roster of books.

Celebrate Father's Day, Zoo and Aquarium Month, and Summer Reading at Rosedale!

Published on Monday, May 26, 2014

fizzboomreadDuring the month of June, Rosedale is excited to share several special events and movie nights, as well as kick off summer reading!

Take 25 minutes to initiate, illustrate and inform your discussions using these books

Published on Monday, May 19, 2014

missing kids

Published on Tuesday, May 13, 2014


Come join us in a craft and movie!

Develop the ability to fly just like the man of steel . Become the superhero that you always dreamt to be.   Join us in celebrating the creation of the first comic book superhero.  

Sunday,  June 1  
Craft --  1:30 to 3 p.m.  
Movie --  3 to 5 p.m.  
Ages --  5 - 19  

Rosedale Neighborhood Library
1701 Gales Street N.E.  
Washington, DC 20002 202-698-5012  

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Mother's Day, and National Bike Month at Rosedale!

Published on Sunday, April 27, 2014

During the month of May, Rosedale is excited to share several special events and movie nights!

(FREE prom attire for high school seniors---One Day Only!)

Published on Wednesday, April 23, 2014

picpromdressesRosedale Neighborhood Library's Prom Come True event will be held next door at the Rosedale Recreation Center 1701 Gales Street, NE on April 26, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. During this exciting event, high school seniors will come select prom attire, receive prizes and learn do-it-yourself grooming tips any prospective prom queen or king can use! Simply bring proof that you are a matriculating high school senior (a school ID or official class schedule will do) and come find the right look for your upcoming event!

Stop by the Rosedale Recreation Center on Saturday, April 26 for:

Published on Wednesday, April 9, 2014
    Do you think you have what it takes to be Champion in scrabble?

    Come and join us for the next family game night.

    Scrabble on Sunday, April 13 at 2 p.m.

Published on Monday, April 7, 2014

Local mother and daughter co-authors Dawn and Dellaphine Chitty graced Rosedale Library with their presence for a read-aloud.

The charm of their family folktale, Bruh Beaver, Bruh Rabbit and the Man in the Moon, brought us a brief ray of light on an otherwise gray and soggy day. The ladies shared a bit about African and African-American oral traditions, and how their own family members have attempted to pass on folktales to their children as a means for preserving these precious tales.

Published on Monday, April 7, 2014

Captain AmericaAre you a fan of Captain America? Do you read his comics? Do you watch his cartoons? Did you like the first movie? Are you excited about Captain America: The Winter Soldier, coming out in local theaters beginning April 4?

If the answer to any of the above questions is yes, come watch the beginning with us on Thursday, April 3 at 5:30 p.m.

Published on Monday, April 7, 2014

Blk History winnersRecently, our Rosedale neighborhood youth accepted the trivia challenges offered and surpassed their own expectations!


The Rosedale Library is closed Sat. Aug. 9.