Join us for books, songs, rhymes, and finger plays as we continue to strengthen early literacy skills while enjoying stories together. An easy craft activity follows story time each week. Designed for children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers.
Free yoga continues at Southwest Library, but on a new day, new time, and with new Yoga Activist instructor Sandra Flores. As always, all fitness levels are welcome, and mats are provided. For ages 13 and older.Namaste!
Put on your pajamas, grab your teddy bear and join us in the Children's Room for a story time before heading to bed! We'll read stories, sing songs, and perform finger plays together. Thursday evenings at 6 p.m.
Come to Southwest Library to hear tales of haunted Southwest!
Local author Tim Krepp will discuss his newest book Ghosts of Georgetown, including some local stories that didn't make it into the book.
Copies of the book will be available for sale and for signing.
The Southwest Library is pleased to recognize Tre'Jour S. as the winner of our Kindle Fire! Tre'Jour's reading log was drawn from the reading logs over 100 children at the Southwest Library who completed the 2014 Summer Reading Program by reading for at least eight hours.
For the 2014 Summer Reading Program, DC Public Library offered a special program for children 5 years old and younger. Instead of a reading log, they received a game board with a list of early literacy activities that parents and children could do together.
You are cordially invited to attend a talk by Rufi Thorpe, author of The Girls from Corona Del Mar, on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. The book explores the friendship between two girls growing up in Orange County, Calif., in the 1990s, and follows their relationship through the first decade of the 21st century.
You are cordially invited to drop in for the Tuesday morning computer classes at the Southwest Library.Classes begin at 10 a.m. and end at 12 noon. The October schedule is:Introduction to PCs (Oct. 14)World Wide Web Basics (Oct. 21)DC Public Library website (Oct. 28)Please note that class will not be held on Oct. 7.
Curious about the activity going on in the Nonuments Park, across the street from the library? Come hear first-hand from one of the artists! Jennifer Wen Ma will be at Southwest Library on Saturday, September 6 at 2 p.m. to discuss her installation, as well as her background and creative process, and will conduct a walk-through of the site afterward.