Summer Reading


Pajama Movie Night: Ratatouille

Remy, a young rat living in Paris, dreams of becoming a famous French chef in Ratatouille.
The Incredibles

Pajama Movie Night: The Incredibles

Join us for this incredible adventure in The Incredibles, a movie about a family of undercover superheroes trying to live the quiet suburban life who are forced into action to save the world.

Pajama Movie Night: Frozen

Fearless optimist, Anna, teams up with rugged mountain man, Kristoff, and his loyal reindeer, Sven, in an epic journey in Disney's Frozen.
Finding Nemo

Pajama Movie Night: Finding Nemo

With Finding Dory now out in theaters, come see the movie that started it all-Finding Nemo. Marlin, a clown fish, with the help of a forgetful blue reef fish named Dory, go in search of Marlin's son Nemo. 
The Force Awakens

Pajama Movie Night: The Force Awakens

We kick off our Summer Pajama Movie Night Series with Star Wars: The Force Awakens As a new threat to the galaxy rises, Rey, a desert scavenger, and Finn, an ex-stormtrooper, join Han Solo and Chewbacca to search for the one hope of restoring peace. 

Pajama Movie Night: Zootopia

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.  Pajamas, food, blankets and pillows are welcome. This is our last movie of the summer. In the Fall, Pajama Movie Night will be held monthly. 
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
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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.
Movie poster for "Race".

Teen Movie Night

Race is based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy.  PG-13. 134 minutes. 2016  
Photo of Angela FlournoyBook Cover of The Turner House

Author Angela Flournoy

National Book Award finalist Angela Flournoy, in conversation with Kelly Navies, oral historian at the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture. They will discuss Flournoy's book, The Turner House.