Calendar

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

11:00 a.m.

NLSP LogoMost Americans do not have a will despite the fact that this is the most economical and efficient way to make sure that your possession go to the family members and friends of your choice.

You do not have to be wealthy to make a will. Wills can be used for many reasons such as making gifts of personal possessions to friends, passing on treasured family keepsakes to relatives, or making donations to charities.

This Senior Awareness Month, attorneys from Neighborhood Legal Services Program will be holding one-hour workshops on important considerations for preparing a will and other important advance planning documents such as living wills, healthcare power of attorney and financial power of attorney documents. Participants will also learn more about the free legal help available to low-income District residents for preparing these important documents.

This program is made possible thanks to our partnership with Neighborhood Legal Services Program.

7:00 p.m.
Come on down to Southwest Library for an enlightening presentation by James Schier, NASA's Chief Architect for Space Communications and Navigation.


Mr. Schier will discuss NASA's plans for human exploration of the solar system, including the moon, asteroids, even Mars!
Beyond bookJames SchierNASA logo

Thursday, May 15, 2014

1:00 p.m.

resumesStop by the library in person or call 202-724-4298 to schedule an appointment 1-7 p.m.

Help with resumes, cover letters, application forms, and other aspects of the job search process.


6:00 p.m.

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction SitePut on your pajamas, grab your teddy bear and join us in the Children's Room for a story time before heading to bed! 

We'll read stories, sing songs, and perform finger plays together.  

Thursday evenings at 6 p.m.

6:30 p.m.

cartoon people playing video gameCome join the Southwest Neighborhood Library for game nights!

Come play a host of Wii video games or enjoy a nice board game.

Game nights will be every Monday and Wednesday night.

6:30 p.m.

Are you thinking of starting your own business?  Don't know how to begin?

Come to this free 2-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center.  This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why. 

Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.

This program is made possible through our partnership with the DC Small Business Development Center at Howard University.

DCSBDC Logo 

Saturday, May 17, 2014

1:00 p.m.

Interested in learning about your family tree, but not sure where to start? Come to Southwest Library for tips and suggestions from David Lynch, a local blogger who writes about his own experience researching his ancestry!
genealogy book

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

(All day)

Play old favorites and learn the game of the week at Game Club, on first and third Tuesdays.  

Ages 5-12; children 8 or younger must attend with an adult. 

10:00 a.m.

You are invited to attend the May 2014 Tuesday morning computer classes at Southwest Library.

Each drop-in session ends at noon. May classes are:

  • Introduction to Microsoft Word (May 13)
  • Microsoft Excel (May 20)
  • Microsoft Powerpoint (May 27)
7:00 p.m.

Namaste!

Adults and teens are welcome to join our new yoga program on Tuesday evenings! The 60-minute class is geared toward beginners, but all are welcome to attend.

Namaste!
starting yoga

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Join us every Wednesday for a themed story time and a related make-and-take craft project after story time is over.

Designed for children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers, the story time will include books, songs, rhymes and finger plays as we continue to strengthen early literacy skills.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

1:00 p.m.

resumesStop by the library in person or call 202-724-4298 to schedule an appointment 1-7 p.m.

Help with resumes, cover letters, application forms, and other aspects of the job search process.


6:00 p.m.

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction SitePut on your pajamas, grab your teddy bear and join us in the Children's Room for a story time before heading to bed! 

We'll read stories, sing songs, and perform finger plays together.  

Thursday evenings at 6 p.m.

6:30 p.m.

cartoon people playing video gameCome join the Southwest Neighborhood Library for game nights!

Come play a host of Wii video games or enjoy a nice board game.

Game nights will be every Monday and Wednesday night.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

(All day)

Create a fun art project every week at Create Club, on second and fourth Tuesdays.  

Ages 5-12; children 8 and younger should attend with an adult. 

10:00 a.m.

You are invited to attend the May 2014 Tuesday morning computer classes at Southwest Library.

Each drop-in session ends at noon. May classes are:

  • Introduction to Microsoft Word (May 13)
  • Microsoft Excel (May 20)
  • Microsoft Powerpoint (May 27)
7:00 p.m.

Namaste!

Adults and teens are welcome to join our new yoga program on Tuesday evenings! The 60-minute class is geared toward beginners, but all are welcome to attend.

Namaste!
starting yoga

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Join us every Wednesday for a themed story time and a related make-and-take craft project after story time is over.

Designed for children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers, the story time will include books, songs, rhymes and finger plays as we continue to strengthen early literacy skills.

4:30 p.m.

S.T.E.A.M. stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics.  

Join us this month and learn more about insects and butterflies.

Ages 5-12; children 8 and younger should attend with an adult. 

Thursday, May 29, 2014

1:00 p.m.

resumesStop by the library in person or call 202-724-4298 to schedule an appointment 1-7 p.m.

Help with resumes, cover letters, application forms, and other aspects of the job search process.


6:00 p.m.

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction SitePut on your pajamas, grab your teddy bear and join us in the Children's Room for a story time before heading to bed! 

We'll read stories, sing songs, and perform finger plays together.  

Thursday evenings at 6 p.m.

6:30 p.m.

cartoon people playing video gameCome join the Southwest Neighborhood Library for game nights!

Come play a host of Wii video games or enjoy a nice board game.

Game nights will be every Monday and Wednesday night.

Saturday, May 31, 2014

1:00 p.m.

House of Stone by Anthony ShadidYou are cordially invited to attend the May 2014 book discussion. This month's title is Anthony Shadid's House of Stone.

Copies are available for checkout at the information desk.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

(All day)

Play old favorites and learn the game of the week at Game Club, on first and third Tuesdays.  

Ages 5-12; children 8 or younger must attend with an adult. 

7:00 p.m.

Namaste!

Adults and teens are welcome to join our new yoga program on Tuesday evenings! The 60-minute class is geared toward beginners, but all are welcome to attend.

Namaste!
starting yoga

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Join us every Wednesday for a themed story time and a related make-and-take craft project after story time is over.

Designed for children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers, the story time will include books, songs, rhymes and finger plays as we continue to strengthen early literacy skills.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

1:00 p.m.

resumesStop by the library in person or call 202-724-4298 to schedule an appointment 1-7 p.m.

Help with resumes, cover letters, application forms, and other aspects of the job search process.


6:00 p.m.

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction SitePut on your pajamas, grab your teddy bear and join us in the Children's Room for a story time before heading to bed! 

We'll read stories, sing songs, and perform finger plays together.  

Thursday evenings at 6 p.m.

6:30 p.m.

cartoon people playing video gameCome join the Southwest Neighborhood Library for game nights!

Come play a host of Wii video games or enjoy a nice board game.

Game nights will be every Monday and Wednesday night.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

(All day)

Create a fun art project every week at Create Club, on second and fourth Tuesdays.  

Ages 5-12; children 8 and younger should attend with an adult. 

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