Southwest
Neighborhood Library

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 The novel provides a historical reference as to what life was like for the ship crew and the slaves during this period.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

May 2010

Published on Monday, May 3, 2010

Come and check out our May movies.  This month will include double features.  We hope to see you at our Monday Movie Nights!

May 2010

Published on Monday, May 3, 2010

Basic Computer Tutorials

Every Thursday from 10 a.m. - noon.

May 6 - Introduction to Excel
May 13 - Introduction to PowerPoint
May 20 - Introduction to personal computers
May 27 - Internet basics

Open Mic Poetry
Join us on May 12 at 6:30 p.m. as we have a spoken word jam hosted by our MC Reginald Downs.  The jam features local artists performing original compositions and renditions of their favorite works from other writes.

Chess Club
Meets every Wednesday night from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. except May 12.

Published on Monday, May 3, 2010

Please join Southwest's Kitchen Table Book Group on Saturday, May 22, at 1 p.m., as we discuss Wicked by Gregory Maguire. Wicked is a retelling of the story of the Wizard of Oz from the viewpoint of Elphaba, commonly known the Wicked Witch of the West. Please note that the discussion will occur at 1 p.m. on Sat., May 22, instead of May 29 (the last Saturday of the month) due to the Memorial Day weekend.

The Kitchen Table Book Group's book for the month of June is The Year of the Magical Thinking by Joan Didion.

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