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Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, April 8, 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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Tax Assistance

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 1:30 p.m.

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is available free to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and older. Through a cadre of trained volunteers, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has helped low- to moderate-income individuals for more than 40 years in every state and the District of Columbia. Come and meet with a trained AARP tax aide provider today. Service available from 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
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Create Club

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 4:30 p.m.

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us for arts & crafts activities. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.
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Zumba at Southwest

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Come join the party! Instructor Roshaunda Jenkins will lead this one-hour fitness and dance class--all fitness levels welcome!

Computer Basics

Thursday, April 9, 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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Pajama Story Time

Thursday, April 9, 2015, 6 p.m.

Put on your pajamas, grab your teddy bear, and join us in the Children's Room for a family story time before heading to bed! We'll read stories, sing songs, and perform finger plays together. For children of all ages and their families (children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver). Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.
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English Conversation Circle

Thursday, April 9, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Improve your English-speaking skills by talking with other English learners! Participants from all nationalities and all levels of English proficiency will read a variety of news articles and chat with others in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Drop in, meet new people, and practice your English. For more information, contact My Nguyen at 202-727-4752 or
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Moving Toward an Age-Friendly City: What's Next?

Saturday, April 11, 2015, 1 p.m.

Were you one of the thousands of D.C. residents who told us how D.C. could be an even better place to live, work and play as we grow older? 
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Poetry Workshop: Introduction to Form for Poets

Saturday, April 11, 2015, 4 p.m.

In honor of National Poetry Month, Southwest Neighborhood Library is pleased to present a poetry writing workshop! This class will be an introduction to writing in meter and poetic form for self-taught or free verse poets, or people who want to learn how to write poetry. No registration required. For more information, please contact My Nguyen at or 202-724-4298.
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P.A.L. (People Animals Love) Dog Visit

Sunday, April 12, 2015, 2:30 p.m.

Children ages 4-12 are invited to join us for the opportunity to read aloud to a P.A.L. (People Animals Love) dog named Tommy. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.