Neighborhood Library

Published on Monday, June 9, 2014

Want to trace your family roots but don't know where to begin? Come to Southwest Library on Saturday, June 28 at 11 a.m. for some help! Library staff will lead a demonstration on DCPL's free online genealogy resources.
Heritage Quest

A talk by Jonathan Rauch on Thursday, July 10 at 7 p.m.

Published on Monday, June 9, 2014

You are cordially invited to attend this talk by noted writer Jonathan Rauch (Senior Fellow in Governance, Brookings Institution) on the current state of marriage equality.  Gay Marriage by Jonathan RauchPresented in observance of Gay and Lesbian Pride Month.

Find the career you will love

Published on Monday, June 9, 2014
Career Workshop           
Design a career you'll love!

Come join us for a free two-hour workshop about the first steps in identifying the career that will
fully use your gifts and fit your personality led by Coach Blair Goins on Saturday, June 21
at 2:30 p.m.
Southwest Library
Meeting Room

Published on Friday, May 23, 2014

Time for another garden day! Join us on Saturday, June 7 at 2 p.m. to help plant seeds, weed and water our new beds. It's dirty work, so dress accordingly! All ages welcome.

10 a.m.-12 noon

Published on Thursday, May 15, 2014

You are cordially invited to attend the Tuesday morning computer classes at the Southwest Library.  Classes start at 10 a.m. and conclude at 12 noon.  June sessions include PC Basics (June 3), Introduction to the World Wide Web (June 10), and The DC Public Library Website (June 24).  Please note that class is not scheduled for June 17.
PC Basics

Published on Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Wellness Weeks at Southwest Library continue on Saturday, June 14 at 2 p.m. with a discussion with local activist and breast cancer survivor Thelma Jones. There will be a question-and-answer session following the talk.

Thelma Jones is a trained Community Navigator with Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, and is an advocate and certified Breast Health Educator for the American Cancer Society.
Breast Cancer book

Published on Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Andrew Davis, a fitness instructor from an area gym, will lead an exercise class that is sure to get your heart pumping and muscles moving.  Please join us on Saturday, June 7.  The fun starts at 12:30 p.m. All levels of fitness are welcome.  
This program is for customers age 18 and older.


Published on Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Who couldn't use a massage? In addition to feeling good, massage has many health benefits. Come to Southwest Library on Saturday, June 7 at 1 p.m. to learn more about the practice and its benefits and how to become a massage therapist--and best of all, receive a seated massage!
massage book

A Talk on Childhood Obesity

Published on Thursday, May 8, 2014

You are cordially invited to attend this presentation at 7:30 p.m. on Mon. June 16 by medical writer and physician Susan Okie focusing on the causes of childhood obesity. 
Fed Up! by Susan Okie, M.D.

Published on Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Cosushime Join Us and learn how to make candy sushi with your favorite candy!!   We will have all the great treats.  Don't miss out!

When: Thursday, May 29 at 6:30 p.m.