Improve your English-speaking skills by talking with other English learners!
Participants from all nationalities and all levels of English proficiency will read a variety of news articles and chat with others in a relaxed and welcoming environment.
Drop in, meet new people, and practice your English.
For more information, contact My Nguyen at 202-727-4752 or email@example.com.
Children ages 4-12 are invited to join us for the opportunity to read aloud to a P.A.L. (People Animals Love) dog named Tommy.
Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver.
Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and baby bounces as we work together to develop early literacy skills while having fun.
Designed for children ages birth to 2 years and their caregivers.
Please call 202-724-4691 with any questions.
In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks.
Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required.
To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.
Got an issue with your smartphone, laptop, or eReader? Come let us troubleshoot.
Want to download free books, music, movies and magazines to your device or computer? Come let us walk you through it.
Have a question about how your digital device works? Come let us help you find the answer!
Southwest Neighborhood Library staff will be avaible to answer your questions about your devices and give step-by-step instructions on how to download books, music, and movies from the library's website.
Join us for books, songs, rhymes, and finger plays as we continue to strengthen early literacy skills while enjoying stories together. An easy craft activity follows story time each week.
Designed for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.
Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.
You are cordially invited to attend a talk by Rufi Thorpe, author of The Girls from Corona Del Mar, on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. The book explores the friendship between two girls growing up in Orange County, Calif., in the 1990s, and follows their relationship through the first decade of the 21st century.
You are cordially invited to drop in for the Tuesday morning computer classes at the Southwest Library.Classes begin at 10 a.m. and end at 12 noon. The October schedule is:Introduction to PCs (Oct. 14)World Wide Web Basics (Oct. 21)DC Public Library website (Oct. 28)Please note that class will not be held on Oct. 7.
Curious about the activity going on in the Nonuments Park, across the street from the library? Come hear first-hand from one of the artists! Jennifer Wen Ma will be at Southwest Library on Saturday, September 6 at 2 p.m. to discuss her installation, as well as her background and creative process, and will conduct a walk-through of the site afterward.
Come to Southwest Library on Saturday, September 27 at 2 p.m. and learn the history and rules of geocaching--a modern-day scavenger hunt--with Knowledge Commons DC! After the presentation, the group will head outside to hunt for caches nearby.
Come to Southwest Library on Saturday, September 6 at 10 a.m. for an end-of-summer celebration in the library garden! All ages are welcome to enjoy activities including planting, watering, and harvesting.Rain date TBD.(AP photo/Rick Bowmer)
Looking for more vitality, better health and an enhanced sense of well-being? Join Karin Silverman at Southwest Library on Monday, September 22 at 7 p.m. as she discusses the many benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle. She will explore how the vegetarian diet is gentle to the planet and how it can enhance our spiritual development. Silverman, who has been meditating for over 40 years, will offer the audience a chance to practice a simple meditation technique.
Free yoga continues at Southwest Library, but on a new day and time! Beginning September 3, classes will be held onWednesdays at 7:15 p.m. with Yoga Activist instructor Sandra Flores. As always, all fitness levels are welcome, and mats are provided. For ages 13 and older.Namaste!