ROSE RUTH FREUDBERG MEMORIAL SISTERHOOD LIBRARY


Welcoming children and adults to enjoy Jewish culture and learning

We invite you to

Come visit! Enjoy our Jewish-themed fiction and non-fiction, try out Israeli authors, browse Jewish magazines and newspapers, study sacred texts, or even play games and do puzzles, surrounded by the warmth of books.  Members are welcome to borrow from our rich and growing collection of books, films, and musical recordings, encompassing more than 18,000 items.


Book Club

Join our popular monthly book club, which includes meet-the-author and other literary events.  Meet interesting, new people and encounter a broad range of books and ideas. No obligation to attend every meeting – come when you can. For information on upcoming events, click here.

Toddler Sing N' Play, Thursdays @ 10am

Treat your baby or toddler to our Sing N’ Play library program, offered free of charge on Thursday mornings at 10 am during the school year.

Book Blog

Read our Book Blog! To brows the reviews, click here.

Search Our Online Catalog HERE

Please be advised that the online catalog lists all items owned by the Library, but does not reflect whether those items are currently available or on loan. To check an item’s availability and to request a hold, click here.

Thank You

Our deep gratitude to the many community members who build and support the library through donations. And a special thank you to those who fund our special collections:

  • Barbara Abrams Cohen Collection for children’s holocaust-related books
  • Glenn S. Easton Jewish Genealogy Collection
  • Salzberg Family Music Library
  • Sisterhood Jewish Heritage Video Collection in memory of Anita Schwartz (z”l)
  • Ruth and Emanuel Weinstein (z”l) Collection encompassing Jewish literature, early Jewish settlement in the United States, strong Jewish role models of the past and present, and contemporary events related to the Jewish Community.
  • Sybil Wolin Passover Collection
     

We also appreciate support from the following funds:

  • Henry L. & Claire P. Kronstadt Library Endowment Fund
  • R. Robert Linowes Memorial Bookshelf Fund
  • Rabbi Solomon H. Metz Library Fund.
  • Charles Jay Pilzer Computer Center Project.

Contact

Robin Jacobson,
Library & Literary Programs Director (librarian@adasisrael.org)
Adas Israel Congregation
2850 Quebec Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
202-362-4433 X116

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