Free Bike Clinics

Volunteers from The Bike House collective and Capitol Hill Bikes 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.


TWEENS AND TEENS June 24, 2015 & August 01, 2015 @3:00pm Ages 9-19 Hey! Are you interested in learning something new? Do you like crafts? If so come and create your very own duck tape craft with us at the Rosedale Library. Guess what! you can even bring a friend, and best of all it is FREE.        
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A Million Thanks: Letter Writing to Veterans

Join us to write letters and draw pictures thanking veterans and current members of the U.S. military for their service! We'll be sending the letters through the nonprofit A Million Thanks. A perfect way to celebrate Memorial Day and to honor their sacrifices.  Children younger than 9 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 202-724-4691.
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D.C.Central Kitchen's Truck Farm

Come learn about good nutrition and how fruits and vegetables are grown through a presentation by the D.C. Central Kitchen’s Truck Farm. Visitors get the opportunity to plant seeds and sample foods grown on the truck. Join us here at Capitol View Library on Friday, May 29th at 1:00 p.m.
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Art Attack: Boondoggle

Boondoggle, scoubidou, lanyard or whatever your name for this fun craft is, join us for Art Attack in the teen space!  

Pajama Movie Night

With the help of her fairy godmother and two lovable mice, a fair maiden makes it to the royal ball. (View trailer.) Food, pillows, blankets, and PJs are welcome. 
Maker Camp

Maker Camp

The Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library is a Maker Camp site! Maker Camp is sponsored by Make: and Google.  From July 6 - August 14 2015, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects every Monday, Thursday and Friday from 2:00-3:30 p.m.  Children eight and above and teens up to age thirteen are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.  
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Greek Adventure!

Celebrate Rick Riordan’s birthday with Ancient Greek heroes, volcanic eruptions, and more!  Ages 8 and older.

Children's Movie Nights

Join us in the children's room for weekly movie screenings of new family films and classic favorites. Recommended for families and children ages 4-12.
Every Hero Has a Story

Every Hero Has a Story Writing Workshop

Join the staff from 826DC for a drop in writing workshop on the theme "Every Hero Has a Story." The workshop will take place 1-3 p.m. in the Children's Room on the Second Floor.  These workshops are recommended for kids ages 6-12.