Kids

The Unsinkable Walker Bean

Graphic Novel Book Club

Join us to discuss The Unsinkable Walker Bean by Aaron Renier. We will have a snack and an activity related to the book. See a librarian to borrow a copy of the book. This program is recommended for ages 7-12. 
fathers day

Father's Day Craft

Celebrate dad with a craft! Make a card to tell him how special he is. This program is for all ages.
pirate

Pirate Storytime

Swashbuckling pirate stories and crafts that will make you go, "Arrgh!" This program is recommended for ages 4-7.
Photo of Kwame AlexanderBook Cover of Surf's Up

Celebrate Summer Reading with Kwame Alexander

Award-winning author Kwame Alexander will share his latest book, Surf's Up,and get kids excited about Summer Reading. Free ice cream for all kids who sign up for Summer Reading First 100 kids get free books Tips for parents from local authors on how to help kids become enthusiastic readers
fireworks

Kids Club: Indoor Fireworks

Can't get enough fireworks?  Come and play with fireworks indoors!  We'll even provide  a hint of the usual fireworks noise as we participate in nonflammable, hands-on activities that explore fireworks: how the way a firework is packaged impacts the results of the “explosion”, and how much fireworks creators can control the shape of fireworks.  
Picture of rainbow

Show Your Pride: Storytime and Craft

Join us for this special read aloud as we celebrate all types of families! June is National Pride Month; the children's department will host an inclusive story time featuring different songs and stories. We'll have a rainbow craft afterwards and LGBT books will be available for checkout. 
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Free Bike Repair Clinics

Volunteers from The Bike House, Gearin' Up Bicycles and Chrome Industries will provide bike repair services at no cost for the public outside of Anacostia Neighborhood Library on select Saturdays this summer from noon to 2:30 p.m.
Chipotle Fundraiser 2016

2016 Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

Cause an Effect Make eating a selfless act by dining at any Washington, DC Chipotle location on Tuesday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the image from this post on your smartphone or tell the cashier you would like your meal to benefit the Library, and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to DC Public Library Foundation.

2016 Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

Cause an Effect Make eating a selfless act by dining at any Washington, DC Chipotle location on Tuesday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the adjacent image on your smartphone or tell the cashier you would like your meal to benefit the Library and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to DC Public Library Foundation.
Joint Fundraiser with Chipotle

2016 Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

Cause an Effect Make eating a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support the DC Public Library. Just go into any Washington, DC Chipotle on Tuesday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the adjacent image on your smartphone or tell the cashier you would like your meal to benefit the Library -- and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to DC Public Library Foundation.  

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