Capitol View Neighborhood Library


Capitol View Library is one of twenty eight public libraries in DC as part of the DC Public Library System. Artwork from DC local artists will be on display to guests throughout Capitol View Libary's open hours. Please visit for a full list of public programs!



Where to find the works during your visit:

On the first floor, in the adult reading area, a collection of four photographs taken in the surrounding area by Raegan Mathis:

It's Good to Look Out Ahead, (2014), Archival C-Print, 18" x 24"

Before the Street Lights Come On, (2014), Archival C-Print, 18" x 24"

Graffiti on Train, (2014), Archival C-Print, 18" x 24"

Yellow Brick, (2014), Archival C-Print, 18" x 24"


On the second floor, near the youn adult reader space, a piece of fabric art by Sheila Crider:

Big Island Vacation, (2019), from the "Intersectional" Series, Polyester quilt batting, polyester fabric, cotton thread, vinyl cord, 80" x 56"

“Crider is a longtime resident of Ward 8, has several art projects in the District, and has exhibited nationally and internationally. The "Intersectional" Series references how people are woven into communities by place and circumstance.”