Neighborhood Library

Published on Monday, September 27, 2010

Join us this Saturday, October 2nd for DC Public Library's Read In.  

Activities include:
Book Bingo 10am - 12pm
Read Alouds 12am - 2pm
Edible Story Craft 2pm - 4pm

Published on Sunday, September 12, 2010

Join us Tuesday, September 21, at 6:30 p.m. to discuss Civilization and its Discontents by Sigmund Freud.

Thursday, September 30, at 7 p.m..  Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver.

Copies of both books are available behind the information desk.

Published on Thursday, August 12, 2010

Picture Books

A Bad Case of Stripes
A Bad Case of Stripes
by David Shannon
An allegorical story on the importance of being yourself.

Published on Thursday, July 29, 2010

Not all books marketed toward Teens are full of angst and coming-of-age morality tales.  Did you know that the Twilight Saga and books are in Teen section?  In addition, several well known "adult" authors also pen books for the teen crowd.  If you enjoyed those titles, here are some other titles you should check out:

Beach Drive Sounds

Published on Thursday, July 29, 2010

Check out these music CDs for your drive to the beach:

Seeing Sounds
- N.E.R.D.
Dusk and Summer - Dashboard Confessional
The Essentials of Simon&Garfunkel - Paul Simon
Supply and Demand - Amos Lee

"The Old Curiosity Shop" by Charles Dickens

Published on Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Book Review
The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens

Beach Day Reads

Published on Tuesday, July 20, 2010

New author Sophie Littlefield's mysteries have fun, fast flowing style with clever plot twists.  Titles include, A Bad Day for Sorry and the recent A Bad Day for Pretty.

"The Calligrapher's Daughter"

Published on Thursday, May 27, 2010

Capitol Hill neighborhood resident Eugenia Kim will be reading from her novel The Calligrapher’s Daughter at the Southeast Neighborhood library on Thursday, June 10, at 2 p.m.

Eugenia Kim is the daughter of Korean immigrant parents who came to America shortly after the Pacific War. She has published short stories and essays in journals and anthologies, including Echoes Upon Echoes: New Korean American Writings, and is an MFA graduate of Bennington College. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband and son.

Published on Monday, May 24, 2010

Planning for rainy summer days?  Has your family grown bored of the same puzzles and games, or have the kids outgrown the baby games? 

Come swap in your old puzzles and board games for new ones. 

Bring your old, but complete, puzzles and games to the Southeast Neighborhood Library starting today until 3 p.m. June 8, and receive a ticket. Return June 8 between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. to select from a variety of new ones. 

Memorable family moments are hard to come by. The staff at DC Public Library/Southeast Neighborhood Library works with you to make them a little easier to build

National Library Week, April 11-17

Published on Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Now, through April 24, collect the following, and receive a Washington Nationals baseball cap:

1.  A book about an elephant.

2.  A magazine written back to front.

3.  The number of windows the Southeast Library has.

4.  The name of the neighborhood where the Southeast Library is located.

5.  The name of the children's librarian.