Join us in the program room on the first and third Wednesday of every month for Odd Wednesdays, a new program series for teens. Programming will be anything from movie nights and game nights to just an open space to hang out with your friends in the library. So stop by every first and third Wednesday to see what's going on!
Are you a teen with an idea for a teen program? Join our Teen Activity Group (TAG) and earn volunteer hours for planning programs! Ask how at an Odd Wednesday activity.
Don't miss S.T.E.A.M. Team! Every month we’ll do a different hands-on activity exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Monthly activities include science experiments, tech demonstrations, graphic design, mathematical games and more.
All supplies included—just bring yourself.
Ages 6 & Up in the Southeast Library meeting room.
People are starting to talk about the cicadas coming again to D.C., but what do we really know about about this impending swarmageddon? They say that the bugs come every 17 years, but many of us remember cicadas descending on D.C. more recently than that. So what is the answer?Historic newspapers!!!
Nobody “Bod” Owens is your typical kid. He’s got a mom and dad and tons of friends. There’s just one twist: He lives in a graveyard and every one he knows is a ghost, with the exception of his guardian who is neither fully dead, nor fully alive. His days are filled with mysterious adventures, from fighting ghouls to learning how to properly fade and haunt.
Job Seekers is a weekly clinic at the Southeast Library that offers help, skill building and resources for individuals of all industries, including cover letters, resume writing and reviews, interview coaching, job search strategies and computer skills.
Celebrate Poetry Month with a Special Trivia Night!
When Kim Há’s mother visits a fortuneteller for Vietnamese New Year, he tells her that her family’s lives will “twist inside out.” Naively, 10-year-old Há hopes that this means her hometown of Saigon will not see any fighting from the Vietnam War and perhaps, her missing father of nine years will return. However as fate would have it, the fighting continues to rage
Breathing Room is a novel about life in Washington, DC in the late 20th century. When the Southeast Book Club met last month to discuss and critique this book, the group was excited about reading a book with a familiar set
With technological advancements of the past few decades, many have predicted the end of the public library. But with the explosion of information on the Internet, the public library as a place will continue to play a vital role in its community.
One of Africa’s most prolific and renowned writers, Chinua Achebe, died on March 22, 2013 at 82 after a brief illness. At the epoch of his career was the publication of his masterpiece, Things Fall Apart in 1958.