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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!