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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.

Summer Reading Party

Wow, where has this summer gone? Can you believe it's almost time to go back to school? We hope you had a great time, maybe traveling the world with a good book!You can join us for one final hurrah on Thursday, August 18, from 4 to 6 p.m. for our Summer Reading Finale! Make sure you bring your Summer Reading Passport with you, or, if you're a teen, make sure you've logged all of your books online. We'll have door prizes and refreshments! Hope to see you here at the library.

Make Your Own Superhero

Ever dreamed of being a Superhero?  Then attend a "Make Your Own Superhero - Comic Book Character Drawing Workshop" at Southeast Library on Friday, July 22, at 4 p.m. Children ages 6-12 are invited to create their own superhero characters with a secret and public identity, costume and mission.  

Booliwah! Musical Sign Language for Babies

Starting July 16, the Southeast Library will be the home of Booliwah! Musical Sign Language for Babies.

"Kami and the Yaks"

Please join us for an American Sign Language Story Time on Monday, July 11, at 10 a.m. 

Knitting Circle Taking a Summer Break

The Knitting Circle that usually meets on the third Saturday of the month will be taking a summer break (it's hard to think about mittens and hats when it's 90 degrees outside!).We expect to resume knitting later this fall. Until then, stay cool!

Finding Health Information on the Internet

There's a lot of information about health on the Internet, but how do you know what information is the most accurate and up to date?P.I. Advocates International will be at the Southeast Library on Thursday, June 23, at 1 p.m. to teach you how to navigate the world of medical websites, and how to find the best information for your health needs.

David Hyde Costello to Visit the Library

Children's book author David Hyde Costello will visit the Southeast Library on Friday, June 17, at 11 a.m. for a very special preschool story time. Costello is the author of I Can Help and Little Pig Joins the Band, which was just released this month.

Summer Reading Starts Now

It's that time of year again! Babies, tots and kids from birth to age 12 can travel the world with our summer reading theme, "One World, Many Stories." Join us at the library for special story times and crafts, and of course, don't forget to log those books that you're reading for a prize!

Preschool Story Time Change

Our Preschool Story Time is moving to a new day starting in June. Currently, pre-schoolers (ages 3-5) enjoy stories on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Starting June 6, we will be having Preschool Story Time on Mondays at 10 am.The Baby/Toddler Lap Time (ages birth to 2) will remain on Wednesdays at 11 a.m.We hope to see you there!

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