Southwest
Neighborhood Library

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. 

Published on Friday, July 30, 2010

Basic Computer Tutorials

Every Thursday from 10 a.m. - noon.

August 5 - Introduction to Excel

August 12 - Introduction to PowerPoint

August 19 - Personal Computing

August 26 - Introduction to the Internet

Open Mic Poetry

Join us on August 11 at 6:30 p.m. for a spoken word jam hosted by our resident MC, Kelly Navies.  The jam 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. - 8:30 p.m. on the main floor.

Published on Friday, July 30, 2010

Here is our movie line up for the month of August.  We hope to see you here on Monday night!

August 2 - Born Yesterday

August 9 - Murderball

August 16 - Mr. Deeds Goes To Town

August 23 - The Third Man

Published on Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Basic Computer Tutorials

Every Thursday from 10 a.m. - noon.

July 1 - Introduction to Excel
July 8 - Introduction to Powerpoint
July 15 - Personal Computing
July 22 - Introduction to the Internet
July 29 - Introduction to the Library Website

Open Mic Poetry

Join us July 14 at 6:30 p.m. for a spoken word jam hosted by our resident MC Kelly Navies.  The jam features local artists performing original compositions and renditions of their favorite works from other writers.

Chess Club

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

Published on Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Join us on Monday, July 12 at 6pm as we have a teen summer kickoff party.  We want to hear from our teens in the community about their thoughts of what they want from their neighborhood library.  We invite all the teens from the area for some music and light refreshments.

"Sacred Hunger" by Barry Unsworth

Published on Monday, June 28, 2010

Please join the Kitchen Table Book Group on Saturday, July 31, at 1 p.m. as we discuss the novel Sacred Hunger by Barry Unsworth.  This novel follows the crew of a slave trade ship during the 18th century. The novel provides a historical reference as to what life was like for the ship crew and the slaves during this period.  Barry Unsworth, through his novel, defines the meaning of his title through the lives of his characters.

Published on Monday, June 28, 2010

When it is hot outside and you are looking for entertainment on Monday night, stop by the Southwest Neighborhood Library for our movie nights!  Here is our upcoming schedule for the month of July.

July 5 - Closed for the 4th of July holiday

July 12 - Disney's UP

July 19 - The Forbidden Kingdom - starring Jackie Chan and Jet Li

July 26 - The Kite Runner based on novel by Khaled Hosseini.

Book Talk and Reading by Deborah Tulani Sulahu-Din

Published on Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Come join us for a reading by Deborah Tulani Sulahu-Din as she presents her book, Time, Memory, Change: Configuring A Decade of Essays and Poems, on Saturday June 5, 2010. Her presentation starts at 2 p.m.

Deborah Tulani Sulahu-Din has taught writing and African-American literature at Morgan State University for 10 years. She has worked as an education report writer for Educational Testing Service in Princeton, New Jersey. She currently resides in Baltimore County, Maryland.

"The Year of Magical Thinking"

Published on Tuesday, May 25, 2010

In her most recent book, Joan Didion chronicles her husband's death and her daughter's illness, which coincide with one another. She writes a narrative based on her personal experience and brings the reader insight into her relationships with her family.  See what reviewers have to say. 

June 2010

Published on Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Come to the library to check out our movie presentations for the month of June.  We hope to see you at the library!

June 7 - Out of Africa
June 14 - Questioning Faith (Documentary)
June 21 - Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock
June 28 - The Thirty Nine Steps

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