Southwest
Neighborhood Library

Read-in Read-a-thon Relay Race

Sign up your team for the Read-in Read-a-thon Relay Race!Teams of three or more people will read out loud and compete for prizes. 

Annual Spring Book Sale

Friends of the Southwest Library

Come one, come all to the annual Spring book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Southwest Library.  Members of the Friends get a sneak preview on Wednesday, June 5 from 6-8 p.m.  The general public sale begins on Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.There are lots of great items for sale.  Don't miss it.

Older Americans Month: Wills and Advanced Directives

Neighborhood Legal Services Program

On Wednesday, May 29 at 2 p.m., learn about wills and advanced directives, and where to get help with yours.

Stephen Sondheim's 'Sweeney Todd'

The Kennedy Center 2002 Stephen Sondheim Festival production

You are cordially invited to attend a screening of Stephen Sondheim's masterpiece Sweeney Todd at the Southwest Library beginning at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 6. Brian Stokes Mitchell plays the evil barber, with Christine Baranski cast as his pie baking lady friend. Parental discretion advised.

Job Seekers Assistance Appointments

Wednesdays starting in May

Looking for a new job?  Just want to keep your resume up to date? Want pointers on cover letters?  Want help applying for jobs online?

'The Prince': Niccolo Machiavelli

Kitchen Table Book Discussion, Sat., May 25 at 1 p.m.

Does the end always justify the means?Please join us for the next Kitchen Table Book Discussion at the Southwest Library at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 25 to voice your opinion!Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Southwest Library. 

Parking Lot Will Temporarily Close For Resurfacing

New Dates: May 10-17, 2013

Please pardon our dust. The Southwest Library parking lot will be temporarily closed May 10-17 for resurfacing. The original start date of May 6 was delayed by inclement weather. The project will include milling, asphalt overlay and concrete curbing. The new parking lot will be striped to accommodate 17 vehicles, including two handicap designated spaces. We apologize for any inconvenience.

'Moneyball' by Michael Lewis

Kitchen Table Book Discussion

You are cordially invited to attend the April 27 discussion of Michael Lewis's bestseller, 

Play By Play

'Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly' by Jennifer Fleischner

Join members of the artistic team of Arena Stage's production of Tazewell Thompson's Mary T. and Lizzie K. at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 15 at the Southwest Library for a discussion of historian Jennifer Fleischner's biography Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly

Business Planning Seminar

On Saturday, April 6 from 10 a.m. to noon, get an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and participate in a discussion.

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