Join David Newcomb, long time meditator, for this deep and engaging three-part series. David lectures regularly on the benefits of meditation and has been practicing himself for over 35 years. During these workshops, he will talk about the journey of finding lasting peace, happiness, and a greater sense of well being. David will share a simple technique of spiritual meditation (explained and practiced during the session) that can help us achieve a lasting state of peace and happiness found through no outer experience. For new or advanced meditators.
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.
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.
Join the 21st century and learn how to created and upload a resume online to LinkedIn, an online professional networking website.
Register by contacting My Nguyen at email@example.com or at 202-724-4298.
Have your family’s home movies personally inspected by Film and Video Archivist professionals! View and share your family’s home movies together with an audience! Learn about how to digitize and preserve your family’s home films and videos. See exciting home movies from the growing collection of at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and DC Public Library Special Collections. Use the hashtag #homemoviedaydc to follow and share.
You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 30.
Copies of this month's title, Wild by Cheryl Strayed, are available for checkout at the information desk.
Caring for an aging parent with Alzheimer's or a loved one struggling with cancer or a life-challenging illness can take an emotional, physical, and financial toll on a family. The Washington Home and Community Hospices in partnership with the D.C. Public Library will be hosting "Caring for Bedbound and Modbility Challenged Adults" an interactive program to empower caregivers in our communities with information and tips that can help provide the best possible care for a loved one who is homebound or bedbound.
Southwest Library book discussion, Saturday, April 25
You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Neighborhood Library book discussion at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 25.
Copies of the April selection, Devil In the White City by Erik Larson, are available for checkout at the information desk.
You are cordially invited to attend the Tuesday morning computer classes at Southwest Library. Each two hour session covers a different computer related topic. April sessions include Internet Basics (April 7) and DC Public Library website (April 21). Please note classes will not be held on April 14 or 28.
Join us in celebrating Women's History Month, and win fantastic prizes!
Every Monday in March, a new trivia question will be posted on Twitter (@dcpl) and Facebook. Respond by Friday with the correct answer using #herstoryDCPL, and get entered to win a different prize each week! We'll reveal the correct answer at the end of the week.
You are cordially invited to attend the Friends of the Southwest Library 2015 Spring Book Sale on Saturday, March 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, March 15 from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Most titles are priced to sell at $1 or less.
If you have questions or need further information, contact the Friends of the Southwest Library (firstname.lastname@example.org)
You are cordially invited to attend the Tuesday morning drop-in computer classes at the Southwest Library from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Each week, a different computer related topic is explored.
February classes include:
Personal Computer Basics (Feb. 3)
Introduction to the Internet (Feb. 10)
DC Public Library website (Feb. 17)
email basics (Feb. 24)
For additional information, call the Southwest Library at 724-4752.
Let Southwest Library help you keep your New Year's resolutions!
Certified fitness instructor Deborah Atkins will hold a multi-week workshop series on keeping physically fit at all ages. Over the course of several months, she will teach people how to design a low-cost fitness program designed to address total body conditioning (aerobics, strength, and flexibility) to help prevent or maintain chronic conditions such as arthritis, hypertension and diabetes.
All classes will be at Southwest Library at 6 p.m.
Let Deborah Atkins physically fit you!
The library's closed, but dclibrary.org is open 24/7!
All library locations are closed today, but there's myriad ways you can enjoy the library online!
1. Have your own film festival at home.
View films from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and more. Log into IndieFlix with your library card.