Southwest
Neighborhood Library

Published on Monday, December 20, 2010

Please join the Kitchen Table Book Group on Saturday, January 29 at 1 p.m. as we discuss Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid by Jimmy Carter.

Our book for the month of February is Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave by Frederick Douglass.  We will discuss this narrative on Saturday, February 26 at 1 p.m.

Published on Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Check out our Monday movie lineup for the month of December.  Movies start at 6:30 p.m.

December 6 - Babe

December 13 - Little Women

December 20 - A Christmas Carol

December 27 - Sunset Boulevard

Published on Thursday, November 4, 2010

Check out our Monday movie lineup for the month of November.  Movies start at 6:30 p.m.

November 1 - Lars and the Real Girl

November 8 - Raising Arizona

November 15 - The Green Mile*

Novemeber 22 - Bella

Published on Friday, October 29, 2010

Please join the Kitchen Table Book Group on Saturday, November 27, at 1 p.m. as we discuss the novel Mayflower by Nathaniel Philbrick.

Our next book for the month of December is Blink by Malcolm Gladwell.  Come and join us for that book talk on December 18 at 1 p.m.

Published on Friday, October 29, 2010

Southwest Neighborhood Library is happy to announce that starting on Thursday, November 18, 2010, our computer classes will be held upstairs in our computer lab.  We have received brand new laptops from our Friends of the Library and a brand new laptop charging station that was donated by one of our patrons, Lawrence Impett.  We hope to see you at our computer classes.  Below is the schedule for the month of November:

November 4 - Introduction to Computers

Novermber 11 - No Class due to Veterans Day

November 18 - Introduction to the Internet

November 25 - No Class due to Thanksgiving Day

Published on Thursday, September 23, 2010

Free Recyclable DC Public Library Bags now available at Southwest!

Recyclable DC Public Library Bags

 Come to the Southwest Library and check
 out 5 items and receive a free bag.   
 Choose between our dark green
 or our bright orange bags.  This promotion
 runs to the end of the month.  Hurry, while
 supplies last!!!

Published on Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Basic Computer Tutorials

Every Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon.

September 2 - Introduction to Computers

September 9 - No class

September 16 - Introduction to the Internet

September 23 - Library Website

September 30 - Introduction to Email

Open Mic Poetry

Join us on September 8 at 6:30 p.m. for a spoken word jam hosted by our resident MC, Kelly Navies.  The open mic features local artists performing original compositions and renditions of their favorite works by other writers.

Chess Club

Meets every Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the main floor. 

Published on Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Check out our Monday movie lineup for the month of September.

September 6 - Closed for Labor Day

September 13 - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett

September 20 - A Beautiful Mind starring Russell Crowe

September 27 - Some Like It Hot starring Jack Lemmon and Marilyn Monroe

"Galileo's Daughter" by Dava Sobel

Published on Monday, August 9, 2010

Please join the Kitchen Table Book Group on Saturday, August, 29, at 1 p.m. as we discuss the novel, Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love by Dava Sobel.

Our next book for the month of September is The Lemon Tree by Sandy Tolan. Come and join us for that book talk on September 26 at 1 p.m.

Published on Tuesday, August 3, 2010

The Summer Reading Program is coming to a close.  We welcome all the children and teens who participated in the program to come to our parties.  

On Thursday, August 5, we will be having two parties for our children.  We will have a party at 10:30 a.m. for our toddlers and we will have a party at 1:30 p.m. for children ages 5 to 12.

On Saturday, August 14, we will have a party for our teens.  The party starts at 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.  

Light refreshments will be served at all parties and prizes will be given away to all those who have participated in the program. 

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