Anacostia Walking Tour with John Muller

John Muller will lead a two-mile tour of Southeast D.C., departing from the Cedar Hill Visitor's Center. Tour limited to 20 participants. Ages 13 and older. Cedar Hill, 1411 W St. SE, Washington, D.C. 20020. Register: lionofanacostia@gmail.com.Have you read the DC Reads title? Check out Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C.: The Lion of Anacostia.

John Muller Weekly Facebook Chat

Discuss a different aspect of Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C.: The Lion of Anacostia with author John Muller for an hour each Wednesday during DC Reads. Questions welcomed. Log in to the Library's Facebook page to join the chats. Ages 13 and older.Learn more about DC Reads.

Teen Anti-Bullying Forum with Author Meg Medina

Join us for a special Bullying Prevention Month Community Discussion with author Meg Medina 

Scavenger Hunt!

Celebrating Our New Hours! Stop by Shepherd Park Library and complete a library scavenger hunt in celebration of our new extended hours! Small prizes will be handed out.For children and teens.For more information, call 202-541-6100.

Pop-up Book Club - Romeo and Juliet and Romeo and Juliet and Romeo and Juliet

By the end of October, two new productions of Shakespeare's iconic love story will have happened and we will have shown one of the classic film versions at the library:This year's new film version of Romeo and Juliet, written by Gosford Park's Julian Fellowes:The

Bard 2.0

Techy Shakespeare lovers are developing all kinds of tools to understand and enjoy the work of the Bard. Come join librarian David Quick to explore some of the most interesting podcasts, blogs, and apps related to the work of William Shakespeare. After the session, stay for an open discussion about recent productions of Romeo and Juliet.

Winning Personal Statements for Your College Applications

Chloe Miller helps students and adults with academic essays, business writing, and creative projects.  She teaches writing at Politics & Prose and Fairleigh Dickenson University.

Poetry Workshop

Come join us at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library to learn about your favorite styles of poetry, and write your own!Some will be entered into the D.C. State Fair's Poetry Contest. Ages 5-18 are welcomed to attend!

Cooking with the Sun - Solar Cooking Demonstration

If you're coming to Barracks Row for the DC State Fair, stop by the library for an informative demonstration of solar cooking.