Published on Sunday, June 1, 2014
Summer is almost here and it's time to make fitness a priority! Come to Zumba and dance your way to a healthier and happier you!
What is Zumba exactly? It is a fitness program made up of dance and aerobic exercise performed to mainly Latin-American and international music.
Meta-Blogging About Meta-Fiction
Published on Friday, May 30, 2014
Come see Mike Canning, author of "Hollywood on the Potomac: How the Movies View Washington, D.C."
Published on Thursday, May 29, 2014
We are excited about our partnership with the Literary Hill BookFest that is bringing a series of Capitol Hill author talks to DC Public Library locations on the Hill.
Our first Reading Series event is Wednesday, June 18 at 7 p.m. at Northeast Library with Mike Canning.
Because Spanish is fun!
Published on Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Becoming a multilingual genius is a long process made easier by early exposure to languages. This is where Southeast Neighborhood Library's Hora de Cuentos can help. Join us for the first Monday of every month through August at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. for a special Spanish story time for preschoolers ages 2 to 5. We will read (lea) books in Spanish, sing (cante) songs in Spanish, rhyme (rima) in Spanish, and if we're creative enough, we might even dance (baile) to Spanish-language songs.
Some of our favorite sci-fi for grades 4-8
Published on Friday, May 23, 2014
A robotic rabbit, an alien race called the Boov and animal-machine hybrids are just a few of the odd creatures you'll encounter in these five smart and engaging sci-fi books. Immerse yourself in bizarre worlds, alternate realities and re-imagined histories!
Improve Your Mood
Published on Friday, May 16, 2014
It's raining and I forgot my umbrella. The next train doesn't arrive for another 20 minutes. The motorcade is out again. U St is swarming and keeping me from my favorite Jamaican restaurant! Again! There are several opportunities for circumstance to put a damper on our day and I would like to offer a few reading suggestions that are sure to get you up and literally running towards happiness.
Published on Wednesday, May 14, 2014
The weather is finally warming up and it's the perfect time to have an event in our garden! Come join us at the Southeast Library for this family friendly event at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 18. Light refreshments will be provided. There will be a treasure hunt for kids to start off the event, which will be followed by nature crafts.
Published on Friday, May 9, 2014
As a young girl, I loved books with strong female characters. I admired how these girls defied convention and exhibited courage and strength during tough situations. As a woman, these traits in real-life figures and in book characters still inspire me. These Friday Five picks are all about Girl Power!
Published on Tuesday, May 6, 2014
You may have noticed that we were closed last Tuesday for the library's Staff Day. Though we hate to close the library for any reason, it was a great day of small training sessions and talks and included a little time for socializing among staff.