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Published on Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Elf Movie CoverTo celebrate the holidays, Rosedale will be showing several holiday-themed movies and offering special craft nights during December!

A Movie Special With Crafts

Published on Tuesday, November 12, 2013

A Charlie Brown ThanksgivingTo celebrate Thanksgiving, Rosedale will be showing the Peanuts special A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (rated PG) at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 26. The short film is about Charlie Brown trying to make Thanksgiving dinner for himself and his friends.

Afterwards, children will be able to make their own paper turkeys out of construction paper to take home for Thanksgiving.

A Pirate-Themed Sunday with a Movie and Stories

Published on Monday, November 4, 2013

Muppet Treasure IslandWhen you picture a pirate, do you imagine one with a peg leg and a parrot on his shoulder? When you make a treasure map, do you know that "X marks the spot"?

Washington Nationals Tickets Winners

Published on Wednesday, October 30, 2013

With help and support from Chipotle, Friends of the Library, Washington Nationals, and Rosedale Recreation Center, we signed up more than 350 teens for the 2013 Summer Reading program!

QueenPack Winner Winner

Celebrating Halloween at Rosedale

Published on Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Halloween pumpkinHappy Halloween!

Starting Monday Oct. 28, Rosedale Neighborhood Library will be celebrating the holiday with several special events.

On Monday, children can enjoy a special Halloween-themed storytime at 10 a.m. In the afternoon at 4 p.m., kids can decorate and take home cookies. (There is a limited availability on cookies!)

On Tuesday, we'll be watching Tim Burton's Frankenweenie at 4:30 p.m.

Drawing Winners

Published on Friday, September 20, 2013

As part of the Library's summer reading program, Dig Into Reading, children 12 and younger read a minimum of 8 hours (ages 6-12) or completed a minimum of 8 tasks (ages birth-5), based on their age group. The names of children who completed the requirements of their age group were entered into drawings on Aug. 24. 

The winner of the drawing for a gift bag of books for the birth to 5 age group at the Rosedale Library was Lucas. Lucas loves to read books about trains, likes to read at the library, and his favorite book is Thomas and the Jet Engine by the Reverend W. Awdry.

Classic Books in Film

Published on Monday, September 16, 2013

 As part of Banned Book Week, join us in celebrating classic books that were challenged or banned, in film.                                                                                

Saturday, Sept. 21

Published on Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Picture of a brown paper covered textbookPut a personal touch on all your textbooks while keeping the book itself like new.  Make covers for your new textbooks and decorate them. Colored paper, pencils, markers and more will be available.

The fun begins at 2 p.m. and is open to all ages!

Young Adult

Published on Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Wednesday, Sept. 4
Remember the Titans
            The Longshots     Wednesday, Sept. 11
The Longshots

Published on Thursday, August 8, 2013

NOTE: This program has been canceled. 
Picture of a man reading to a child
For expectant parents and caregivers of children birth to five. Learn how singing, talking and reading with your baby or young child sets a strong foundation for learning to read later in school.  Free books and other items to support the skills learned in the workshop will be available.  Please register by calling 202-727-5012 or stopping by the Information Desk at the Rosedale Library.

Check out these resources for more information:


The Rosedale Library is closed Sat. Aug. 9.