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Saturday, May 10, 2014

Book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Library. Most books are $1. Proceeds benefit Southeast Library programs.

11:00 a.m.

Baby/toddler lap times are story times geared for babies ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

10:00 a.m.

Story time for ages 2-5 years.

Free tickets are required for entry, and can be obtained 10 minutes before the start of the program in the upstairs reading room.

11:00 a.m.

Story time for ages 2-5 years old.

Free tickets are required for entry, and can be obtained 10 minutes before the start of the program in the upstairs reading room.

4:00 p.m.

Join us on Tuesday afternoons for take-home crafts, games and other activities!


May 6 Spy Gadgets!
Learn how to make spy tools for all of your sneaky activities.
May 13 Instant Recess
Get moving in the library with physical games and activities.
May 20 Gaming
Join us for Xbox Kinect, Wii, board games and more!
May 27    Leaf Printing
Make nature your art box! We'll be using natural materials to create beautiful paint prints.


6:30 p.m.

And the Mountains EchoedJoin us for a brand new book club for and by the book lovers of Capitol Hill. Every month, we will read a different book, in a different location on the Hill.

Discussion will be led by staff from a variety of our neighborhood's most bookish, including staff from the Southeast Neighborhood Library, Northeast Neighborhood LibraryRiverby Books, and others. 

Our next title will be And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini the story of a young woman's journey at a cutting-edge internet company.

Note: For our May meeting, we will meet at Boxcar Tavern at 224 7th St. SE. You can pre-register at Meetup.com.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

10:00 a.m.

Baby/toddler lap times are story times geared for babies ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers.

Free tickets are required for entry, and can be obtained 10 minutes before the start of the program in the upstairs reading room.

11:00 a.m.

Baby/toddler lap times are story times geared for babies ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers.

Tickets are required for entry. Tickets are available in the Children's Room 10 minutes before Lap Time begins.

12:15 p.m.

Baby/toddler lap times are story times geared for babies ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers.

Tickets are required for entry. Tickets are available in the Children's Room 10 minutes before Lap Time begins.

4:00 p.m.

Catch up with friends, do homework, play games, read a magazine, relax ... every Wednesday afternoon, the basement program room becomes teen space.

7:00 p.m.

David Newcomb, a long-time meditator, will lead this helpful and stimulating workshop for old and new meditators, demonstrating the most natural and effective techniques of meditation, and giving many useful directions for deepening and stabilizing our meditation practices to gain more inner bliss and peace.

Friday, May 16, 2014

10:00 a.m.

Get help with your job search. Drop in for personalized help with job seeking skills. Get help with:

  • Creating an email account;
  • Searching for jobs online;
  • Filling out an online application;
  • Preparing your resume;
  • Finding useful books and other resource materials;
  • and more!
11:00 a.m.

Story time for ages 2-5 years.

Tickets are required for entry. Tickets are available upstairs in the Children's Room about 10 minutes before Story Time begins.


Saturday, May 17, 2014

9:00 a.m.

Join bicycle and library enthusiasts alike for the 5th Annual Tour de DCPL, a free community bike ride!  The route this year will begin at the Southeast Neighborhood Library, visiting the newly renovated Northeast, as well as Rosedale, Deanwood, Dorothy L. Height/Benning, Anacostia via the Riverwalk Trail, and returning across the 11th St. bridge to Southeast. This year we are proud to announce our official partnership with Black Women Bike, as well as DDOT's Anacostia Waterfront Initiative representatives!

Participants should check-in at 9 a.m. The ride will depart at 9:30 a.m. and end at approximately 1:30 p.m. This year's ride is slightly more challenging than years past, at about 14 miles total. Children under 8 years old are encouraged to attend the "Library Lovers Like to Bike" family ride in Ward 6 on Saturday, May 31.

Register for the 5th Annual Tour de DCPL here!Tour de DCPL Participants park their bikes outside the library!

To find out more about the many library programs celebrating National Bike Month, visit dclibrary.org/bike.  

11:00 a.m.

Baby/toddler lap times are story times geared for babies ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers.

Sunday, May 18, 2014

1:00 p.m.

Celebrate spring at the Southeast Library!

We'll have a treasure hunt in the garden, hat decorating and plant crafts.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

10:00 a.m.

Story time for ages 2-5 years.

Free tickets are required for entry, and can be obtained 10 minutes before the start of the program in the upstairs reading room.

11:00 a.m.

Story time for ages 2-5 years old.

Free tickets are required for entry, and can be obtained 10 minutes before the start of the program in the upstairs reading room.

4:00 p.m.

Join us on Tuesday afternoons for take-home crafts, games and other activities!


May 6 Spy Gadgets!
Learn how to make spy tools for all of your sneaky activities.
May 13 Instant Recess
Get moving in the library with physical games and activities.
May 20 Gaming
Join us for Xbox Kinect, Wii, board games and more!
May 27    Leaf Printing
Make nature your art box! We'll be using natural materials to create beautiful paint prints.


Wednesday, May 21, 2014

10:00 a.m.

Baby/toddler lap times are story times geared for babies ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers.

Free tickets are required for entry, and can be obtained 10 minutes before the start of the program in the upstairs reading room.

11:00 a.m.

Baby/toddler lap times are story times geared for babies ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers.

Tickets are required for entry. Tickets are available in the Children's Room 10 minutes before Lap Time begins.

12:15 p.m.

Baby/toddler lap times are story times geared for babies ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers.

Tickets are required for entry. Tickets are available in the Children's Room 10 minutes before Lap Time begins.

2:00 p.m.

Come by the Southeast Neighborhood Library to learn about all the new ways that you can gain access to free downloadable media at your local library.

Stop by with your laptop, phone or tablet and we will assist you in getting the most potential out of your device. We can show you how to access and download the library's e-books, audiobooks, magazines, music and videos to your device.

4:00 p.m.

Catch up with friends, do homework, play games, read a magazine, relax ... every Wednesday afternoon, the basement program room becomes teen space.

7:00 p.m.

David Newcomb, a long-time meditator, will lead this helpful and stimulating workshop for old and new meditators, demonstrating the most natural and effective techniques of meditation, and giving many useful directions for deepening and stabilizing our meditation practices to gain more inner bliss and peace.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

2:00 p.m.

Heritage Quest logoCome learn about one of the library's most interesting and useful databases: Heritage Quest.

We will explore all of the prominent features of the database, particularly use of the online census data available through the website. We will also explore the library's obituary and newspaper databases.

We will also provide time for participants to share their amateur genealogy tips with each other.

7:00 p.m.

Your Career signThe Southeast Neighborhood Library will be holding a Career Topics program once a month featuring a variety of topics for anyone who is seeking to further their career or change careers.

Topics covered will include:

  • interview skills
  • answering KSAs
  • using LinkedIn
  • online job searching
  • resume and cover letter critiquing

Career Topics will be held on May 22 and June 19 in the Southeast meeting room at 7 p.m.

Friday, May 23, 2014

10:00 a.m.

Get help with your job search. Drop in for personalized help with job seeking skills. Get help with:

  • Creating an email account;
  • Searching for jobs online;
  • Filling out an online application;
  • Preparing your resume;
  • Finding useful books and other resource materials;
  • and more!
11:00 a.m.

Story time for ages 2-5 years.

Tickets are required for entry. Tickets are available upstairs in the Children's Room about 10 minutes before Story Time begins.


Saturday, May 24, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Poets, writers and other spoken word artists are invited to join us for the DC Poetry Project Traveling Writer’s Workshop and Open Mic Poetry Reading.

The Writers Workshop The semi-structured writers workshop will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and be facilitated by DCPP organizers, members and other special guests. The workshop focuses on developing personal meaning in the writing process. The workshop strongly emphasizes process over final product. We believe that there are no right or wrong ways to express yourself, so please join us and help celebrate the power of poetry.  The DC Poetry Project strives to foster a non-judgmental, inclusive and accepting community.

The Poetry Reading The open mic for all begins at 12 p.m. The doors and sign-up lists open promptly at 11:45 a.m. So please come to share or just to listen and have fun! Poems may be on any subject, and you may read more than one, but we ask that you keep your time on the mic to three minutes. The open mic will go for as long as we have participants or until 1:30 p.m. The program will regularly feature local, regional and national poets.

This program is made possible thanks to our partnership with the DC Poetry Project.

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