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.
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.
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!
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.
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.