Story time fun for the entire family, this 30-40 minute story time is packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their caregivers are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
Join us for a spooktacular afternoon!
From 2:00 to 2:30 we will have a special Halloween themed story time.
From 2:30 to 4:00 there will be a Halloween themed craft, trick-o-treating and a costume contest.
It's sure to be frightfully entertaining...
Join us at the Rosedale Neighborhood Library for a fun film for the whole family. 11 year old Akeelah discovers that her talent is spelling and in this story she tries to make the most of it. Larry Fishburne, Angela Bassett and Keke Palmer star in this wholesome movie.
Join us Thursday, October 22 at 3pm to meet the DC firefighters and police officers who help us every day!
Learn what it’s like to be a firefighter and a police officer, and get an up-close look at a fire truck and police car.
Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
Pitter-patter on soft feet/ they always like to come up and creep/ with all these ghosts who the heck could possibly sleep?
Ghost stories are a must this time of year as the days shorten and turn nippy. Come and listen to some spooky tales and leave with a ghostly friend who is just dying to come home with you. All craft supplies will be provided. For ages 7 and up.
Join us after school for some good old fashioned board game fun. Children ages 6-12 and their family members are encouraged to come to the library and play fun classic games such as Scrabble, Monopoly, Connect Four, Sorry, and more!
Have your family’s home movies personally inspected by Film and Video Archivist professionals! View and share your family’s home movies together with an audience! Learn about how to digitize and preserve your family’s home films and videos. See exciting home movies from the growing collection of at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and DC Public Library Special Collections. Use the hashtag #homemoviedaydc to follow and share.