Southeast
Neighborhood Library

New Story Time for Babies and Toddlers

The Southeast Library will now have two baby/toddler story times on Wednesdays! Starting November 30, we will offer a story time to babies and toddlers up to age 2 at 11 a.m. and again at 12:15 p.m. Both of these story times will last about 30 minutes each. Once the first story time is over, we will empty the room completely, and then open it up again at 12 noon to let in the next crowd.

Board Game Day

To celebrate National Gaming Day, the Southeast Neighborhood Library is hosting a Board Game Day for all age groups on Saturday, November 12, from 1-3 P.M. Communities all across the U.S. are coming together in the spirit of play for the American Library Association’s 4th Annual National Gaming Day. 

Teen UNICEF Ambassador

Ella Hilsenrath Shares How to Get Involved

UNICEF is a worldwide organization dedicated to fighting for and upholding the rights of children. The organization strives to provide a foundation for the best possible future through education, immunization and fund-raising efforts.

Teen Night

Fun, Food and More

School just got out, but you're not quite ready to head home and start all that homework. So, you're looking for the perfect place to just hang out, relax and mingle. Look no further!Join us every Tuesday night from 4-6 p.m. for Southeast Library's Teen Night. With Nintendo Wii, board games, a giant chess set, crafts, food and more, there is sure to be something for everyone!Ages 12-18 only.

Halloween Party and Pumpkin Carving

The Southeast Library is having a Halloween Party!Join us Thursday, Oct. 27, from 4-6 p.m. for Halloween games and snacks. Teens and adults (and kids with adult supervision) can carve pumpkins in the garden (weather permitting), and younger kids can decorate pumpkins with stickers and markers.Kids are invited to wear their Halloween costumes!

"Meditation for Everyday Living" Presented by William Smith

Do you often feel stressed, tense, or have a desire to become more relaxed? We have just the program for you!On Thursday, October 20, at 7 p.m., the Southeast Neighborhood Library will host William Smith, a retired lieutenant colonel and meditation expert.

"The Fifth Witness" by Michael Connelly

The Southeast Book Club met to discuss The Fifth Witness by Michael Connelly.

Book Review: "Bloody Crimes" by James Swanson

As a history major in college, I approached Bloody Crimes: The Chase for Jefferson Davis and the Death Pageant for Lincoln's Corpse with the desire to uncover nuggets of informati

Costume Swap

Are you scratching your head trying to figure out what to do about those old costumes in your closet?Are your kids tired of being Superman for Halloween again?Then join us at the library for a costume swap! Bring your gently used and clean costumes to the library starting Sept. 26 during regular library hours. You'll receive a voucher for every item you bring in. On Saturday, Oct. 1, bring your voucher back to the Southeast Library and pick out a free costume from 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Explore August 28, 1963 with Online Newspapers

Hurricane Irene may delay the opening ceremonies of the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall, but you can still explore the history of the 1963 march on Washington and the famous "I have a dream" speech in the comfort of your own home using the library's subscription to historic black newspapers.

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