Southwest
Neighborhood Library

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Summer Reading Kickoff

Saturday, May 30, 2015, 1 p.m.

Come join us for our Summer Reading Kickoff carnival! Fun activities will include:   Sign up - for our Summer Reading program Eat snacks - cool off with a tasty treat Be creative - decorate firefighters' hats and police badges Dig in - visit the library garden and DC Central Kitchen's Truck Farm Play games - duck toss, bubbles, and sidewalk chalk Be safe - tour a fire truck and learn bike safety from police officers Read more - story times with firefighters, librarians, and furry friends
Wild by Cheryl Strayed

'Wild' by Cheryl Strayed

Saturday, May 30, 2015, 1 p.m.

You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Book Discussion. Copies of this month's selection, Wild by Cheryl Strayed, are available for checkout at the information desk.
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Our City Festival Film Screening: 'The Game Comes Home' and 'One Punch at a Time'

Sunday, May 31, 2015, 2 p.m.

The Game Comes Home (1 Hour 26 Minutes)  Jeffrey Herberger With Major League Baseball back in the nation's Capital after a void of nearly forty years, this documentary chronicles the legendary stories of Washington baseball through the family members of great players, the writers and sportscasters who have and still cover the games, and the fans who have never gone away.
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Baby/Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and baby bounces as we work together to develop early literacy skills while having fun. Designed for children ages birth to 2 years and their caregivers. Please call 202-724-4691 with any questions.
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Computer Basics

Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 3 p.m.

In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks.  Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required. To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.   When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  
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Digital Drop-in

Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Got an issue with your smartphone, laptop, or eReader? Come let us troubleshoot. Want to download free books, music, movies and magazines to your device or computer? Come let us walk you through it. Have a question about how your digital device works? Come let us help you find the answer! Southwest Neighborhood Library staff will be avaible to answer your questions about your devices and give step-by-step instructions on how to download books, music, and movies from the library's website.
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Yoga for Adults and Teens

Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 7 p.m.

All fitness levels welcome for this free yoga program, with Yoga Activist instructor Mary Koehler. Mats are provided, or you can bring your own.
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Yoga for Adults and Teens

Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 7 p.m.

All fitness levels welcome for this free yoga program, with Yoga Activist instructor Carrie Hsieh. Mats are provided, or you can bring your own.
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Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

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 2-5 and their caregivers. Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.
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Garden Club

Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 4:30 p.m.

Come join us for hands-on fun! Explore and tend the library's outdoor garden! Kids will get to plant seeds, water them, weed them, and watch them grow into a variety of flowers, herbs and vegetables.  Children younger than 9 must be accompanied by an adult.  Questions? Please call 202-724-4691.

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