Films

DVD cover of Cinderella

Movie Night

Join us every third Wednesday for movie night! This month's movie is Rogers & Hammerstein's Cinderella starring Brandy. Snacks will be provided. For ages 8-19. For more information, call 202-541-6100.
DVD cover for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Join us in celebrating Banned Books Week. We will be watching a movie adaptation from one of the most challenged book series of the 21st Century - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Snacks will be provided. For ages 8-19.

IPI Culture in Your Community Series Presents: TOTSI

Join Infinite Possibilities International (IPI) and Rosedale Neighborhood Library for a free screening of Academy Award winning, TSOTSI. This movie is a jewel of a film. Though set in Johannesburg, South Africa, the story is unfortunately so universal that the film could have been made in any country in the world: the lost children of abusive parents who survive life by relying on crime fill the streets of the poor neighborhoods of all major cities. One night, in desperation, Tsotsi steals a woman's car. But as he is driving off, he makes a shocking discovery in the backseat.

IPI Culture in Your Community Series Presents: Mama C: Urban Warrior in the African

Join Infinite Possibilities International (IPI) and Rosedale Neighborhood Library for a free screening of award-winning  film, Mama C: Urban Warrior in the African Bush. This film tells the story of Mama C, an African-American woman who grew up in Kansas City became a community activist and member of the revolutionary Black Panther party in the 1960’s, leading protests to force the local administration to recognize the assassination of the Rev.

IPI Culture in Your Community Series Presents Half Moon Yellow Sun

Join Infinite Possibilities International (IPI) and Rosedale Neighborhood Library for a free screening of award-winning author Chiamanda Ngozi’s Adichie movie “Half Yellow Sun” an adaptation of her book about Nigieria’s historic Biafran war. The Biafran was an ethnic and political war said to stem from interethnic conflict fueled by former colonial powers in Nigeria. It features Thandi, Newton, Anika Noni Rose and 12 Years a Slave’s Chiwitel Ejiorfor. Following the screening, there will be a discussion.

IPI Culture in Your Community Series Presents: Animals are Beautiful People

Join Infinite Possibilities International (IPI) and Rosedale Neigborhood Library for a free screening of this hilarious film which teaches about the amazing and diverse wildlife in the Namib desert. It’s a great film for families and teaches about wildlife in a Southern African country that is rarely talked about in Western societies.  This film will be followed a discussion and Q&A with a wildlife biologist who has visited the Namib Desert. This program is co-sponsored by IPI’s Culture In Your Community Series. 
happy halloween

Halloween Party

Join us in costume for our children's Halloween Party.  There will be games, snacks, a parade, crafts and lots and lots of fun followed by a movie. 
Teddy Bear in Pajamas

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

You and your favorite stuffed animals are invited to come have a good time with us at the library. Your stuffed animals will get the opportunity to see what happens in our library after it closes! So bring your stuffed animal, wear your pajamas and come prepared to have some fun!
Goosebumps

Spooky Movie Night

Celebrate R.L. Stine (and Halloween) with a movie inspired by his popular Goosebumps series. For ages 10 and up.
movie reel & popcorn

Movie Night

Celebrate Roald Dahl’s birthday by watching one of the movies inspired by his classic children’s books! The movie is rated PG and runs for 1 hour and 42 minutes. 

Pages