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April 2010 Schedule

Published on Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Come and check out our Monday Night Movie presentations here at Southwest.  Here are our listings for the month of April.  All movies start at 6:30pm.

April 5 - A Man for All Seasons

April 12 - Leonard Bernstein's Candide

April 19 - Hoop Dreams

April 26 - A Lesson Before Dying (Tie-in with this month’s book discussion and Big Read)

Published on Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Please join Southwest's Kitchen Table Book Group on Saturday, April 24 at 1pm, as we discuss the book, A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines.  This book has been selected for The Big Read initiative which runs April 17 through May 15, 2010. The Big Read is a national literacy program that encourages reading. It is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in partnership with the Institute for Museum and Library Services and Arts Midwest.  DC Public Library is one of 267 community partners selected to participate.

Published on Friday, January 8, 2010

The Kitchen Table Book discussion scheduled for Saturday, December 19, was canceled due to a snow-related library closure. Marley and Me by John Grogan has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 27, 2010.

A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines has been re-scheduled for April 24, 2010. Wicked by Gregory Maguire has been re-scheduled for May 22, 2010.

Southwest's Chess Club March Schedule

Published on Friday, January 8, 2010

Express yourself through poetry, story, memoir, and more.  The workshop starts on January 20 at 6:30pm and will continue every Wednesday after that.  For ages 12 - 19.

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Published on Thursday, January 7, 2010

Basic Computer Tutorials: Every Thursday from 10am-12pm. Each class features a different topic ranging from an introduction to personal computers, basic skills concerning internet navigation, and tutorials for Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.

Poetry Wednesdays:  A spoken word jam hosted every second Wednesday of each month that features local performance artists performing original compositions and renditions of their favorite works from other writers.

March 2010 Schedule

Published on Thursday, January 7, 2010

Jan. 4: Show Boat 
Jan. 11: March of the Penguins (Documentary)
Jan. 18: Closed for Martin Luther King Holiday (No Film)
Jan. 25: Bringing Up Baby 

March 2010

Published on Thursday, January 7, 2010

The new year is here and The Southwest Neighborhood Library has  books that can help your budget. You can find these books on display or on our shelves, so come on in, and take a look.

The Consumer Reports Money Book, 332.024 C758A2
The Road to Wealth by Suze Orman, 332.024 O73R

Happy Reading!!